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9:35 AM / Tuesday August 4, 2020

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Encamped in Philadelphia

August 11, 2013

Philadelphia’s Historic District, is centered around Independence Park and visitors and locals alike often fail to venture outside of this area. While that section of the city may  be pivotal to the story of our country there are other significant historic sites located throughout Philadelphia.

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Following Germany’s Southern Fairy Tale route (part two)

August 4, 2013

Grimms’ Fairy Tales are internationally famous and have delighted children of all ages for nearly 200 years. It seems that in troubled times we all need a little fantasy in our lives, morality and goodness need to triumph and we need to believe that there just might be a hero out there. 

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Quebec City, Canada (Part Two)

July 20, 2013

The Lower Town, was where merchants lived and had their businesses. Upper Town, built on a ledge atop Cap-aux-Diamants, was the site of the governor’s residence and religious and administrative centers and all of the religious buildings erected in the 1680s with the exception of one still exist today.

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Québec City, Canada

July 12, 2013

In 1985 the Historic District of Old Québec (Vieux-Québec) received the first North American UNESCO World Heritage Site designation as an urban ensemble. The selection was based on its significance to the history of mankind and the importance of the city’s heritage to humanity

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New York Neighborhood by Neighborhood, Brooklyn

July 5, 2013

Did you ever wonder how many of the 52 million people who visit New York City annually actually realize that there is much more to the city than Manhattan? My guess would be that most visitors, international or from the states, are unaware that New York City is…

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Georgia’s Civil War Heritage Trails

June 29, 2013

Georgia, founded in 1733, was the last of the 13 original colonies, the first Southern state to ratify the Constitution and the fifth state to secede from the Union on January 19, 1861. The years between the first and last events were pivotal years for the country and Georgia played a significant role. 

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Much Ado in Philadelphia

June 14, 2013

One of the things I find most compelling about living in Philadelphia is that when you have nothing to do there is always something to do. We have always been known as “the City of Neighborhoods” and the designation is justified. 

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Louisiana’s Great River Road (part two)

June 7, 2013

Ostentatious plantation houses lined the River Road from New Orleans to Baton Rouge accessed by magnificent oak lined alleys designed to funnel the cooling breeze from the river up to and through the great house.

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

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By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff