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Joe Frazier Statue

Joe Frazier Statue

The 12-foot bronze statue of Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier sits directly outside of the Xfinity Live! complex. Artist Stephen Layne recreated Frazier in mid-punch, illustrating the moment after Frazier landed the punch that knocked down Muhammad Ali in the fifteenth round of their fight on March 8, 1971, at...

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Tags: African-American, Icons, Public Art, Sporting Events

Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Located within Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse area, the 230-room Hotel Palomar Philadelphia features an eye-catching, Art Deco exterior and luxurious amenities, including in-room spa services, evening wine hour, complimentary Internet and other services. Just steps from stylish shopping and trendy restaurants, the LEED-certified hotel is also pet-friendly....

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Tags: Accommodations & Hotels, African-American

Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Located within Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse area, the 230-room Hotel Palomar Philadelphia features an eye-catching, Art Deco exterior and luxurious amenities, including in-room spa services, evening wine hour, complimentary Internet and other services. Just steps from stylish shopping and trendy restaurants, the LEED-certified hotel is also pet-friendly....

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Tags: Accommodations & Hotels, African-American

Franklin Fountain

Franklin Fountain

This Victorian-inspired ice cream saloon tempts people of all ages with its handmade ice cream, banana splits, thick shakes, sundaes and flavored phosphates and fountain drinks—all served by soda jerks. During colder months, customers line up for hot chocolate, hot milkshakes and homemade pie....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Historic District, Summer

Goth Hearts Mural

Goth Hearts Mural

Fishtown artist Amber Lynn, also known as Amberella, painted Goth Hearts, which represents “a culmination of feelings pulled from diaries, notes, sketchbooks, scribbles, memories and every day feels.” The mural is displayed on the wall of the Honeygrow headquarters building on Front Street....

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Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Public Art

Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park

At the foot of Philadelphia’s iconic City Hall, this tree-lined plaza welcomes pedestrians, commuters and visitors. Highlights include a lawn, an outdoor cafe and a walk-through fountain and an ice-skating rink in season....

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Tags: African-American, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens

Chris’ Jazz Café

Chris’ Jazz Café

Local and national jazz acts take the stage here every night but Sunday. Open-mic nights, comedy acts and performers of other genres, including funk, soul, R&B and world music—served up with great crab cakes—round out the calendar....

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Music, Nightlife

Inquire Within Mural

Inquire Within Mural

In 1985, Hedy Melvin painted Inquire Within on this wall located at 10th and Cherry Streets. The request for the mural came from the restaurant owners who occupied the building space at the time....

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Tags: African-American, Arts & Culture, Public Art

Chinatown

Chinatown

After passing under the 40-foot Chinese Friendship Gate, which underwent an artisan renovation in 2008, visitors to Philadelphia’s Chinatown browse eclectic shops, enjoy neighborhood festivals and events and dine on delicious Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai and Burmese cuisine. On any given day or night, Chinatown bustles with activity and authenticity,...

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Tags: African-American, Neighborhoods & Towns

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