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Independence Hall

Birth of a Lion and the Great American Bildungsroman

Mario Tenaglia | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Mario Tenaglia

I was in Philadelphia all day on Saturday. I went to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in the morning, the Italian Markets, Reading Terminal, the Barnes Foundation, and Chinatown in the afternoon, and saw The Lion King at the Academy of Music in the evening. It was, in short, an absolutely incredible day.

Election '14

Paula Gordon | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Based on his polls, Mitt Romney was so confident that he would be America's president today that he neglected to have a concession speech written. Vot...

Restoring Jefferson's University

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Now that the political struggles have settled somewhat at The University of Virginia, it's time to get down to what's really important at Mr. Jefferson's academical village.

City of Brother-Lee Love

PhillyPhanatics.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
PhillyPhanatics.com

Yes, it's a good time to be a Philadelphia sports' fan and the area is rejoicing this holiday season by welcoming back a favorite son. For Cliff Lee and his family, the feeling is mutual.

Essential Tourist Traps, Part Three: Independence Hall

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Eric Lurio

While Independence Hall and Congress Hall next door, which was where the first few Congresses under the constitution met, are well done museums, much of which surrounds it is not.

Obama and Nations' Governors Convene at Independence Hall

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Denise Dennis

The historic significance of Independence Hall was not lost on the 48 governors who gathered here today with Obama and Biden, for an unprecedented meeting about the economy.