Category Archive: Philadelphia

Reading Underground

Yesterday I explored a part of the now defunct Reading Railway line in center city. We ventured underground at the point where the Reading trains went underground into the city to Reading Terminal… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Eastern State Penitentiary

In the nearly 14 years I lived in Philadelphia, I have never visited the famed Eastern State Penitentiary which at one point housed the notorious Al Capone. The Penitentiary when it opened in 1829… Continue reading

Charming Spaces: Terrain & Baldwin’s Book Barn

Last week I visited 2 charming spaces outside of Philly that filled me with inspiration. Baldwin’s Book Barn is a book store housed in a barn over 5 floors. Its creaky, quaint and… Continue reading

Philadelphia: A Roof Deck View

On Sunday, I attended a get together which was held on top of one of the residential buildings downtown which had a rooftop deck. The views of Philadelphia were gorgeous; before and during… Continue reading

A quick trip to Academy of Natural Sciences

Yesterday temperatures went over 100 degrees so previous outdoor plans were cancelled. We took refuge to the Academy of Natural Sciences to see the dinosaurs but everyone had the same idea even though… Continue reading

Powerful: Truth to Power Pop-Up Exhibition

I am so sorry for the radio silence around here. Lots going on mentally so I haven’t had the chance to blog some of the more recent events such as a birthday trip… Continue reading

Philadelphia: Cira Green

Just a very short walk from 30th Street Station is Philadelphia’s first elevated park, Cira Green on top of a parking garage by Cira South.  The views of center city are amazing and the… Continue reading

Navy Yard Instameet

Last Saturday, I attended a meet at the Navy Yard, the former Philadelphia Navy Yard, a US navy shipyard for over a century dating back to 1776. The Navy Yard is now a… Continue reading

Adventure Aquarium

I am always resistant to going to the Adventure Aquarium as I find it expensive, usually so. At $27 for adults and $20 for kids over 2, it is one of the more… Continue reading

Philly From The Top

Philly opened its latest observation deck at One Liberty called Philly From The Top late last year. With a 360 degree view and a unexpected statue of Ben Franklin, the deck was a delight.… Continue reading