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Where to Take Your Family Who’s Coming to Visit Philly for the Holidays

If you have family coming to visit, show them how Philadelphia transforms between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Take them to these festive events you can find in Philadelphia only during the holidays.

Peddler’s Village (New Hope) | Credit: Kevin Crawford Imagery, courtesy of Visit Bucks County
5 Cool Towns in Pennsylvania With Great Shopping Districts

We've selected five towns with great shopping districts across Pennsylvania, highlighting communities that deserve a visit. 

Ebenezer Covered Bridge by Steve Guttman // CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
6 Must-See Covered Bridges to Visit Across Pennsylvania

We’ve compiled a list of some of the must-visit covered bridges across the commonwealth. We’ve profiled a range of bridges based on location, interesting bridge characteristics, and other things to do in the surrounding area.

Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade ft. Elmo by chrisinphilly5448 // CC BY-SA 2.0
6 Things You May Not Have Known About Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania

We’ve put together a list of facts about Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania to inform your celebration. The holiday always falls on the fourth Thursday of November. For 2022, that’s November 24.

Pittsburgh is rated one of the top 100 cities to raise a family in. Image via Shutterstock.
Looking to Put Down Roots? Here Are the 100 Best Cities in the US to Raise a Family.

Find out how many Pennsylvania cities rank on this list.

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Do You Speak Pittsburghese? A Glossary of Unique Words and Phrases Used in Western PA

Every region has its own dialect. In Western Pennsylvania, it sounds a little something like this.

A pedestrian walks past bullet holes in the window of a store front on South Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 5, 2022. (Photo by KRISTON JAE BETHEL/AFP via Getty Images)
Op-Ed: Gun Violence Is Devastating Philadelphia. That’s Why We Need to Vote for Change.

The current plague of gun violence is a result of a lack of good economic opportunity in our communities, a pervasive sense of hopelessness, and - most importantly - a failure of leadership at every level," writes Ryan N. Boyer, the Business Manager for the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council.