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November 2017

Finding the Hidden City @ Paley Library

November 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Paley Library, Ground Floor Lecture Hall, 1210 W. Berks Street
Philadelphia,

  Please join us at Temple's Paley Library as we celebrate Hidden City's new book: Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City. Co-authors (and Hidden City Daily co-founders) Nathaniel Popkin and Pete Woodall will talk about the book's themes and present a slideshow, with a Q&A to follow. The event is free--no need to register. Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City delves into one of America’s greatest and yet least understood cities to reveal the physical and cultural intricacies of place, from the…

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December 2017

Hidden Drinky: Bar Crawl Through History

December 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St.
Philadelphia,

Who was Dirty Frank? How did McGillin’s make it through prohibition? What makes the Locust Rendezvous so special?

Join Hidden City Contributor GroJLart for a mini-bar crawl full of historical information and anecdotes about five bars in the Center City core.

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Finding the Hidden City @ Philadelphia City Institute Library

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Philadelphia City Institute Library, 1905 Locust St.
Philadelphia,

  Please join us at the Philadelphia City Institute Library on Rittenhouse Square as we celebrate Hidden City's new book: Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City. Co-authors (and Hidden City Daily co-founders) Nathaniel Popkin and Pete Woodall will talk about the book's themes and present a slideshow, with a Q&A to follow. The event is free--no need to register. Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City delves into one of America’s greatest and yet least understood cities to reveal the physical and cultural…

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Society Hill: The Great Deceiver

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Powel House, 244 S. 3rd. St.
Philadelphia,

No neighborhood in Philadelphia has as complex and contradictory a history as Society Hill. Once it was home to Philadelphia's aristocracy, and today it features dozens of million dollar houses. Ah, but so much happened in the 150 years in between, when it was a poor and working class area home to African-Americans and Irish and Jewish immigrants.

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