The best is at the end of the sacred steps

Jordan Price Favorite Philly Spot: Underdogs Neighborhood: Center City Address: 132 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 I Am: Delco-raised, a recently graduated Quaker, and a SEPTA-sponsored Philly explorer Years in Philly: 2 Current Home: Fitler Square A photo posted by Tara Karsesnick (@tkisoutback) on Jul 9, 2015 at 7:55pm PDT My Love Note Whether you've been sipping champagne or Citywide specials, descending those sacred steps serves as the great equalizer. For we have all congregated in chaotic clumps seeking one thing: decorated dogs and salty Read more

The best trail in all of PA? Yes.

Shelli Gimelstein Favorite Spot: The Schuylkill River Trail I Am: A graduating Penn senior who is moving back to New York but has fallen in love with Philly Years in Philly: 4 Current Home: University City A photo posted by Richard (@rlleung) on Aug 25, 2015 at 6:20pm PDT My Love Note Dear Philadelphia, 

There's a quiet spot at the top of a gentle hill on the Schuylkill River Trail, just before the staircase leading to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with a few benches Read more

Beer and pretzels as big as your head

Michaele-Lynne Jacot Favorite Spot: Frankford Hall Neighborhood: Fishtown Address: 1210 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125 I Am: Living in Rochester, but missing my favorite City! Years in Philly: 3 Current Home: Rochester, NY A photo posted by Margie (@margie228) on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:56pm PDT My Love Note Dear Frankford Hall, Although I miss all of Philadelphia, you are what I long for most as summer is just about here. When I lived in Philly and friends would visit me, I would of course take Read more

Love Note #282: The best is at the end of the sacred steps

Jordan Price
Favorite Philly Spot: Underdogs
Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 132 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

I Am: Delco-raised, a recently graduated Quaker, and a SEPTA-sponsored Philly explorer
Years in Philly: 2
Current Home: Fitler Square

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Love Note #281 The best trail in all of PA? Yes.

Shelli Gimelstein
Favorite Spot: The Schuylkill River Trail

I Am: A graduating Penn senior who is moving back to New York but has fallen in love with Philly
Years in Philly: 4
Current Home: University City

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Love Note #280: Beer and pretzels as big as your head

Michaele-Lynne Jacot
Favorite Spot: Frankford Hall
Neighborhood: Fishtown
Address: 1210 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

I Am: Living in Rochester, but missing my favorite City!
Years in Philly: 3
Current Home: Rochester, NY

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Love Note #279: An ode to Philly’s piano bars

Clint Randall
Favorite Spot: Sunday evening at 1 Tippling Place
Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 2006 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

I Am: A product of a Fitler Square childhood, former city employee, occasional tour guide, avid coffee drinker, and karaoke fiend.
Years in Philly: About 24 of the nearly 31 I’ve lived so far
Current Home: Fishtown

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Love Note #278: Have you found the Tree of Concern?

Steve Perzan
Favorite Spot: Stone hidden behind the Please Touch Museum
Neighborhood: West Philly
Address: 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Love Note #277: A stink to love

Heather Calvert
Favorite Spot: Too many to pick one, but for this love note, Philly’s Ginkgo Trees

I Am: A freelance writer, nonprofit professional, wife/mom/friend/daughter/voter, public school parent, lover of Philly
Years in Philly: 22
Current Home: Cedar Park, West Philadelphia

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Love Note #276: Remember the fountain that froze?

Bert Archer
Favorite Spot: Swann Memorial Fountain
Neighborhood: Center City
Address: Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103

I Am: A filmmaker who used to be a mechanical engineer who once tried to be a comedian.
Years in Philly: 7 in Northern Liberties; 5 at Drexel U
Current Home: Las Vegas NV

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Love Note #275: A little French in Philly

Michael Dwyer
Favorite Spot: Chamounix Fields in Fairmount Park
Neighborhood: West Philly
Address: Chamounix Dr & Ford Road

I Am: A professor of Media and Communication at Arcadia University and defensive center mid for FC Chamounix
Years in Philly: 4
Current Home: Mt Airy/Chestnut Hill

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Love Note #274: The love story of a river and a trail

Joe S.
Favorite Spot: Kelly Drive
Neighborhood: Art Museum

I am: a transplanted suburbanite
Years in Philly: 4
Current Home: Northern Liberties

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Love Note #273: It’s the murals that get you

Hayden
Favorite Spot: Philly’s murals
Neighborhood/Address: All over

I Am: A transplanted Delawarean who really likes Philadelphia
Years in Philly: 0
Current Home: Just outside D.C.

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