The Independent

Address: 1234 Locust St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Washington Square West area of Philadelphia, is near Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution, Wilma Theater, Buffalo Exchange, and Library Company of Philadelphia.
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      Travel Blogs from Philadelphia

      Is Food the New Sex?

      A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Sep 23, 2014

      10 photos

      ... were "solemn and rare," there were few readers and very little to read, and the nearest approach to a neighborhood movie theater was the parish church, where the performances though frequent, were somewhat monotonous. For conditions even remotely comparable to those now prevailing we must return to imperial Rome, where the populace was kept in good humor by frequent, gratuitous doses of many kinds of entertainment - from poetical dramas to gladiatorial fights, ...

      The Most Dangerous Superstition

      A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Sep 12, 2014

      14 photos

      ... they are free. - Johann Wolfgang Goethe

      It was possible, no doubt, to imagine a society in which wealth, in the sense of personal possessions and luxuries, should be evenly distributed, while power remained in the hands of a small privileged caste. But in practice such a society could not long remain stable. For if leisure and security were enjoyed by all alike, the great mass of human beings who are normally stupefied by ...

      Stop one - complete

      A travel blog entry by psubrat93 on Aug 27, 2014

      ... and I’m in the last row which has 5 seats! But luckily, there are only 4 of us so no one is in the 'middle’ seat. Other than a little bit of turbulence, the flight is uneventful.

      Once we land in Philly, we have to take a bus from the commuter terminal to the international terminal. Since I was last here, they finished the construction in the commuter terminal and it is quite nice. Once in the international ...

      Getting closer to Charlie D.,

      A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Jun 16, 2014

      17 photos

      ... La Ristorante La Buca that night for excellent Italian food. The next night it was Sbraga, owned by a 2009 Top Chef winner, for more continental cuisine. Lucky us!

      The next day, our hunt began, not Charlie D., but rather for Charlie D.'s father. Like his son, he was also named Charles Di Pasquale, so I will call him Charlie D. Senior. Actually,father and son were both named Celistino, I believe, but it is sometimes hard to pin down names. ...

      Things Get Real

      A travel blog entry by kateri.gruber on May 13, 2012

      63 photos

      ... m beginning to think not.

      Anyway, the raised garden was finally set to be put together – plots laid out, boards cut and topsoil bought. Two days later and the community had planted their vegetable seeds! They had even used the bricks we’d pulled from the lots to space out an edge for flowers. That Friday, we were actually able to bring over extra flowers from the Love Your Park tool distribution and plant them in Swampoodle. I had been gone for two ...