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Location: Locust Street to South Street Yet another great addition to Philly’s outdoor spaces…Here’s 5 reasons to check out the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk: 1.)  Instead of running next to the river, the boardwalk goes over the water. 2.)  It not only extends the existing trail but seamlessly con...
12/05/2014
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The new home base of La Colombe, set in a once vacant warehouse, has an atmosphere not typical of most coffee houses. Upon entering, it’s spacious and open and lets in plenty of natural light via large windows at the front and scattered skylights on the ceiling. The decor is raw/ industrial (mixe...
12/05/2014
Originally used as an 18th century street market, the open market area in Headhouse Square, known as the Shambles, serves the same purpose today.  Every Sunday, from May through December, the Shambles turns into a vibrant, abundant farmer’s market, carrying on the tradition of years past.  The ma...
12/05/2014
This historic townhouse turned cafe/gallery is the best of both worlds serving up both great coffee/tea and local art.  The walls are lined with works from local artists.  Currently, they are featuring the works of Laura K Murdoch. Her work is seen in the photo below.  In addition to the drinks, ...
12/05/2014
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Located in the historic Headhouse Square district of Society Hill is a narrow little coffee shop known as Bodhi.  Sourcing beans from several different roasters ensures a great brew for whatever type of coffee drink you’re in the mood for. This place is a great little spot whether you’re looking ...
12/05/2014
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