Philly Holiday Festival and Celebrations (Photo: Bill Zimmerman for PhillyBite)

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Philadelphia, PAPhilly Holiday Festival and Celebrations -  Mayor Jim Kenney kicked off the holiday season at One Liberty Observation Deck announced the details for the third annual Philly Holiday Festival. This year's celebrations will start with the Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 22 and continues through the yearly SugarHouse Casino Mummers Day Parade on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Find the complete festival schedule and details at www.phillyholidayfestival.com


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Philadelphia, PADunkin’ is Saluting Troops by Offering a Free Donut to all Veterans   and Active Duty Military this Veterans Day - Dunkin’ is going to observe Veterans Day this year by once again offering a sweet salute to our military veterans. On Sunday, Nov. 11, Dunkin’ is going to give veterans as well as active duty military a complimentary donut of their choice, no purchase required. The promotion is good at all participating Dunkin’s in the Philadelphia region, while supplies last and are Restrict to one per guest.


Hello Donuts Popping Up All Around Philly

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Hello DonutsPhiladelphia, PA - Sprouting up all across Philly a pop-up donut shop, Hello Donuts is the makes regular as well as vegetarian doughnuts. Its recipe ingredients are preservative-free in addition to the use of no artificial flavorings, to Guarantee the freshest, tasting doughnut possible.


Where to Get Philadelphia Best of Banh Mi Sandwiches

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Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.

Philadelphia's Ghosts and Vampire: Twilight Tours by Grim Philly

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Philadelphia's Ghosts and Vampire: Twilight Tours by Grim PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - How did a gentleman caller find a brothel back in 1780 in Philadelphia? To find out on Philly's "Twilight Tour", featuring an R-Rated adult concept, Grim Philly divulges the little known, typically blood-filled and often uncomfortable accounts of Philadelphia's grim past, with Grim Philly Twilight Tour, Vampires, Sex, & Ghost Tour. Highlighting carefully studied events from the past by professors, writers, and experts, this spooky tour features witch and vampire tales.  Your tour guide’s vocabulary is often improper for young ones or the prudish at heart, but for the rest of us, it is makes for some good entertainment.


Winter Holiday and Christmas Highlights In Philadelphia (Photo: Visit Philly)

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Winter Holiday and Christmas Highlights In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - The holiday season in Philadelphia is closely approaching, as temperatures drop in this tradition-steeped city, a joyful spirit fills local retail stores, theaters, eateries and area parks. This season guarantees a wealth of festivities, some which include Center City’s yearly holiday festival.

The Haunted Circus Mansion at The Former Mt. Airy Church

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Philadelphia, PAThe Haunted Circus Mansion summons you to enter a dark and spooky journey thru the 26,000 square feet school and refuge. For the fearful, you will undoubtedly go deep below the exterior for the Cellar route which is family-friendly. For the even more daring individuals, be prepared to use the creepy stairway towards the darkest corners of the Attics journey. The Cellar Path is suggested for ages 6 and over, a haunted encounter for the whole family! Participants can walk a low tight-wire over a pit of snakes as they attempt to search for classic Halloween characters, all the while experiencing gentle frights. For the brave, you will find the Attic Path full of chaos. Participants will encounter the fury of spirits which have already become disrupted out of their eternal sleep during a seance gone entirely wrong.  Then again, Be warned as this route is indeed not for the fainthearted! It includes blind-folded areas, non-violent touching, piercing disturbances, and strobe lighting effects. Frights start at 6:00 pm. Each path comprises of 15-20 minute walk-through encounter alongside a small group. Trails are exclusively accessible by stairway. Groups will leave in order of arrival, and for individuals that overcome their routes, they will discover their way into the church Sanctuary, wherein a Halloween party awaits with drinks, amusements, apple bobbing, craft making and also a haunted circus show, which run every thirty minutes. Special nightly activities will also take place at 9:00 pm, most notably Halloween trivia and costume contests, with prizes including private classes and Flying Trapeze! You will also find individual performances from local professional troupes. The Haunted Circus Mansion is available to little ones and grownups of all ages. Youth tickets are just $5.00 and adults are only $10. Children under two are totally free. Tickets are valid for the both paths, the featured performance, and seasonal activities. Food and drink are pay-as-you-go. For tickets, or further details regarding The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, go to phillycircus.com - if you are brave enough! - The Haunted Circus Mansion summons you to enter a dark and spooky journey thru the 26,000 square feet school and refuge. For the fearful, you will undoubtedly go deep below the exterior for the Cellar route which is family-friendly. For the even more daring individuals, be prepared to use the creepy stairway towards the darkest corners of the Attics journey.


Hershey’s Chocolatetown, Coming to Hersheypark in 2020 (Photos: Hershey Park)

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Hershey’s Chocolatetown, Coming to Hersheypark in 2020Philadelphia, PA - Hersheypark, Central Pa’s 121-acre amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania, just announced a new $150 million expansion, influenced by founder Milton S. Hershey.


Where to Get Philadelphia Best of Banh Mi Sandwiches

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Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.

Photo of Ocean Prime’s Deviled Eggs

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National Deviled Egg Day in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - Get egg-cited! National Deviled Egg Day is coming up this Friday, November 2nd and it’s time to celebrate. From sturgeon caviar to bacon to smoked salmon toppings, we gathered the most delicious Deviled Eggs in Philly. One restaurant is even giving away free deviled eggs! Here’s how some top restaurants in the area are celebrating. Trust us, it’s all egg-cellent.


Top 10 Best burgers in Philadelphia

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA Philly has become something of a burger-city of lately. Every-where you look nowadays from taverns, gastro-pubs and restaurants have added their special Burger to the menu. The Burger has even made its way into some of the city's high-end steakhouses. Hence we've decided to make a list of our favorites throughout the city.


Where to Eat Vegan in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA -PhillyBite Where to Eat Vegan in Philadelphia Is definitely a city so widely known for its cheesesteaks as well as roast pork sandwiches, But also is one of the nation’s best vegan towns, with emerging new restaurants popping up every single year.


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