Visit Philly’s Most Historic Gardens

There, they sought to know God through nature. Their gardening tradition thrives still today. Greater Philadelphia claims North America’s oldest botanic garden (Bartram’s Garden), the oldest garden in its original plan in America (at Wyck), the site of its first Japanese garden (Shofuso) and other botanical beauties that wow researchers, home gardeners and nature lovers. With more than 30 gardens within 30 miles of the city—many of which began pre-Revolution—Philadelphia earns its heavyweight horticultural reputation as the cradle of horticulture and America’s garden capital.PHILADELPHIA, PA – Greater Philadelphia’s horticultural history took root just after Quaker pioneer William Penn founded Pennsylvania. Inspired by the promise of the region’s religious tolerance, Quakers followed their spiritual leader to the newfound city.

Philadelphia's Hispanic Heritage Month

PhillyBite10PHILADELPHIA, September 10, 2016 – September 15 through October 15, Philadelphia honors Hispanic Heritage Month with food, fun and fiestas. Revelers can catch the Latino spirit at the Mexican Independence Day Festival on Penn’s Landing and the Puerto Rican Day Parade on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. When the month ends, arts and culture lovers have more to look forward to: the opening of the El Corazon Cultural Center in El Centro de Oro and the North American debut of the exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Autumn In Philadelphia Festivals, Events and More

PhillyBite10Philadelphia PA, September 9, 2016 – For most kids, fall means homework. But for kids in Philly, the new season also means fun. From September through November, families in Philadelphia and the Countryside® can revel in epic exhibitions (Jurassic World, Longwood Gardens’ Nightscapes), essential art displays (Creative Africa, Get the Picture!) and exciting outdoor adventures (Dragon Boat Races, Philly Free Streets).

Philadelphia Zoo To Open a Beer Garden

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Zoo will start selling alcohol at two locations, one located at Tiger Terrace and Eagle’s Roost, which opened on Memorial Day weekend and The Watering Hole, which will be adjacent to Eagle’s Roost.

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