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Domus - Luxury Philadelphia Apartments

Sep 19, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Philadelphia Real Estate: Named after the Latin word for "home," Domus offers eight stories of luxury urban living in the heart of University City, home to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Residents enjoy all of the excitement and sophistication the city has to offer, while able to retreat to the serene surroundings of their homes.... Read More

Climb Aboard the Philadelphia Yacht Club

Sep 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Yachting & Entertainment: Originally founded in the 1850's, the Philadelphia Yacht Club grew quickly after the Civil War, as the sport of boating became popular. At its peak, the Club had buildings and piers on the Delaware River south of the Schuylkill River and the Navy Yard in the area west of Tinicum Island in Essington, Pennsylvania; it even had its own stop on the local railroad. In the days before air conditioning, members often used the Club as an escape from the city's infamously hot summers, actually staying at the Club's quarters on the weekends, where they mingled with friends, played games and of course enjoyed their boats.... Read More

Philadelphia Culture: The Mummers Museum

Sep 16, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Arts & Culture: Although the art of mumming has its genesis in medieval Europe, arguably there is nothing more uniquely "Philadelphian" than the Mummers. The Mummers Parade is held every New Year's Day in Philadelphia Local clubs spend months crafting intricate, elaborate, dazzling costumes (which can cost tens of thousands of dollars to make and weigh over 100 pounds) and moveable scenery to compete in one of four categories: Comics, Fancies, String Bands, and Fancy Brigades.... Read More

Independence Seaport Museum: Philadelphia's Maritime History

Sep 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Arts & Culture: The Independence Seaport Museum, located at Penn's Landing, lets boating enthusiasts of all ages immerse themselves in the maritime history of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.... Read More

Spirit of Philadelphia Yacht Charters

Sep 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Boats & Yachts: Want to host a beautiful, unique event that will thrill your guests and create memories to last a lifetime? Then climb aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia yacht! You and your guests will cruise down the historic Delaware River and take in stunning views of the city skyline... Read More

Mansion at Bala Philadelphia Luxury Apartments

Aug 31, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Luxury Real Estate: Located between Center City Philadelphia and the Main Line, in the Bala Cynwyd/City Line District, Mansion at Bala luxury apartments and townhomes offer the tranquility of country living right next to Center City.... Read More

Car Culture: Classics & Racecars on Display at the Simeone Foundation

Aug 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: This spectacular automotive museum located in Philadelphia, Pa., contains more than 60 of the world's most unique racecars ever built.... Read More

Longwood Gardens: Blooming Fun in Philadelphia

Jul 21, 2010  |   Contributor: Teresa Rothaar

Philadelphia City Guide: A short drive south of Center City Philadelphia, in Kennett Square, sits one of the premier botanical gardens in the country. Longwood Gardens offers 1,050 acres of color, beauty and tranquility, with 20 indoor and 20 outdoor gardens.... Read More

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