Want to land a table at Philadelphia's trendiest restaurants? Get instagram-worthy photos of the sunset over the city? Score free or discounted show tickets? Introduce your jaded teen to a dwarf's skeleton? Discover a kid-sized grocery store that will keep your toddler busy on a rainy afternoon? Want to be serenaded by future opera stars or sing the praises of the best cheesesteak? Then this bucket list book is for you. It includes the tried-and-true as well as little known gems for lifelong Philadelphians, recent transplants and visitors. Looking to keep the kids engaged during school vacations? Want to make the most of your visit to the City of Brotherly Love? Want to find out where to go in Philadelphia and how to get the most out of each experience? Then make this curated, easy-to-use guide your travel companion.
About the Author
Irene Levy Baker has spent more than 25 years exploring Philadelphia's nooks and crannies. And now she's ready to share the city's hidden treasures with you. After working for almost a decade at the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, she opened Spotlight Public Relations, a public relations firm specializing in restaurants and hospitality. Irene has worked with tourist bureaus in Philadelphia and South Jersey, the "mayor" of Chinatown, boutique hotels, a historic tavern, celebrity chefs, the nation's first environmentally-smart hotel and one of the nation's largest malls. She has hosted scores of travel writers - the world's most jaded travelers - and noted what surprised and delighted them. And she's about to reveal the city's secrets to you.