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  • The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents

    The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents
    In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves. I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
  • Planning your trip to Philadelphia

    THE BEST WAY TO PHILADELPHIA WHAT TO DO President's House, 314-321 Market St., http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/the-presidents-house.htm. Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St., . Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.; (877) 444-6777, http://www....
  • Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!

    Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!
    Some of the best April Fools' pranks of all time have been food-related: the BBC's report on the Swiss spaghetti harvest in the 1950s; the left-handed Whopper from Burger King; Taco Bell's purchase of the Liberty Bell. In that spirit, we turned to Homaro...
  • Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm

    Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm
    Wendell "Bud" Hurlbut, who helped turn Knott's Berry Farm into a modern amusement park by designing and building two of its signature attractions, the Calico Mine Ride and the Timber Mountain Log Ride, has died. He was 92. Hurlbut died Jan. 5 at his home...
  • Faith & Freedom Weekend planned

    Faith & Freedom Weekend planned
    New Presbyterian Church will hold a Faith & Freedom Weekend, March 2-4 at Pompano Beach High School, 600 NE 13th Ave. Featured will be eleven seminars, a Liberty Bell replica display, and costumed performers reprising the Founding Fathers. Seminars are...
  • International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.

    International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.
    Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you. New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
  • Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia

    Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia
    Reporting from Philadelphia -- The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but thisĀ  city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
  • A healthy dose of American history

    A healthy dose of American history
    Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
  • City Profile: Allentown

    The largest of three Lehigh Valley cities, Allentown sits 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. It was founded in 1762 by William Allen, a former mayor of Philadelphia. The city is known for its award-winning parks system, The...
  • Lehigh Valley Exclusives

    Every town and city or populated area has its own special identity. Many times it is defined by geography or history — a river, perhaps, or certain architecture from a specific time period. A region's character can become further defined by the arts...
  • Allentown City Events

    Every year is special in Allentown, with things to do every month. But 2012 will be the city's 250th anniversary, so lots of surprises are in store. Check http://www.allentownpa.gov/250 for updates. Meanwhile, enjoy these: Antonio Salemme Foundation &#...