Things To Do In Philly This Weekend? (Roots Picnic Weekend)

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  1. brandon3000

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    What's up fellas! Flying into Philly tonight through Monday. What are some great things to do besides cheese steak? (not looking for too much of the historical touristy stuff but I would like to check out spots that would be like, "don't miss this", or "you gotta check out...."
     
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  2. jjs07

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    Reading Terminal Market

    Mitchell & Ness Flagship
     
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  3. stillin729

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    go to the zoo and lean over the gorilla pit
     
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    Battle Meek Mill

    Take a bubble bath with Peedi Crakk

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  5. Ingenious Bastard

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    Really depends on what you want to do. There's a lot of historic sites here if you're into that. Oh and make sure you call everything a "Jawn" -Philly noun used to describe any and everything.

    -Mitchell and Ness
    -Liberty Bell
    -South Street (shopping area, food, bars. pretty lively area)
    -Philadelphia Mills Mall (aka Franklin Mills)
    -Dave and Busters
    -City Hall area is a big tourist attraction also
    -The Franklin Institute
    -A ton of bars and food spots but I can't recommend anything since I don't go.
    -Benjamin Franklin Parkway (beautiful scenery here. The Art Museum is right around there with the Rocky Balboa statue)
    - The Zoo
    -Please Touch Museum (if you have kids)
     
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    Head up to the 12th street gym for a intense game of ball but pepper your angus in advance. :evil:
     
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  7. stillin729

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    I will help now that you edited out the shot at my city...

    this is your tool to finding out everything cool that is going on

     
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  8. jjs07

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    Why?
     
  9. brandon3000

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    Thank you so much guys, everyone repped

    and my apologies for the shot. all love!
     
  10. stillin729

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    first thing I thought of :lol:

    Dave and Busters was a cool spot to go to in like 1998
     
  11. Ingenious Bastard

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    D&B is still very popular. Well here at least. The last time I went was a year ago, I was shocked how crowded it was. Especially on a weekend or if there's a sporting event.
     
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    You can go to D&B anywhere, tho :lol:

    It's like asking for restaurant recs in Philly and telling someone to go to the Olive Garden.
     
  13. stillin729

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    Yeah but if you are visiting philly, you don't wanna waste time going there

    That's like going to Italy and eating at Applebee's
     
  14. brandon3000

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    Any local spots I should check out? Food? Drinks?

    Few people going to the Beyonce concert but i decided to just see the Finals. Good sports bars?
     
  15. Ingenious Bastard

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    Wait really ? :lol: That's embarrassing....

    I don't travel much, like at all. Philly is all I know...unfortunately. Whenever I have family or friends visit they say they never heard of it. Which I thought was strange, guess that's why I listed it.

    My bad OP
     
  16. brandon3000

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    it's all good. Any other spots?
     
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    See who is performing at SOB's. Marsha Ambrosius lives in Philly when she's stateside, Musiq Soulchild, Goapele, the whole neo soul scene.
     
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    back in the day it was a def. hot spot before they went real big and became a huge chain

    OP I would hit up Barcade, now that is a cool *** place
     
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    Sports bars: fox and hounds, cavanaugh's.
     
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    @Brandon3000 I'll be there for the Roots Picnic myself. Here are a couple of events that I will be hitting up.

    Good Vibes Only Happy Hour


    Pregame Brunch

    Hope this helps, message me if you are looking for anything else, I'm going with a fairly large group so we are bound to do more activities.
     
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