Philadelphia, PA - Let's admit it Philadelphia is not known for its BBQ, although we have a great admiration when it comes to the smoked meats. However, Philly is starting to hold its own in the BBQ world especially with the addition of new BBQ joints such as Mikes BBQ and The Tradesman this past year. Here are a few Philly barbecue favorites, from long-loved staples to notable new additions.
Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia blacked owned community is growing, from restaurants to specialized bookstores and retail establishments. Below are a few African-American bookshops located in Philadelphia, from historic Hakim's Bookstore founded over 60 years ago to Hariteet's women-centric and activism-forward bookstore.
Philadelphia, PA - It's summertime and so the grilling season is just a few months away. Even though it has been a long, mild winter this year in Philly; warmer temperatures are just around the corner and thoughts are turning to warm afternoons in the backyard grilling juicy steaks, delicious hamburgers, or seasonal vegetables.
Philadelphia, PA - Franklin Square, initially one of five open-space designed by William Penn as he laid out the city of Philadelphia, in 1682. Initially named North East Public Square, Franklin Square ended up being renamed in 1825 to recognize Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.