Philadelphia’s streets are vibrant with festivals, languages, flavors, and cultures from all ends of the world. From Chinatown to Reading Terminal Food Market, the options are endless!
Check out any of the links below, and if you would like to explore other cultural points in the city, visit: http://www.visitphilly.com/museums-attractions/.
Also, to keep updated with current events and festivals going on in the area, visit: http://www.phillyfunguide.com/.
Chinatown Philadelphia, PA
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Chinatown emerged In the mid-19th century, as Cantonese immigrants settled in the area; since then, restaurants and other businesses in the area have been catering to a variety of other immigrants from East Asian nations, such as Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam, etc.
To learn more about Chinatown, visit http://www.phillychinatown.com/.
52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA
NewsWorks (WHYY radio program) story about 52nd Street corridor, http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/homepage-feature/item/36360-changing-of-the-guard-at-welcoming-center-for-new-pennsylvanians, April 3, 2012
Reading Food Market
51 North 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Reading Terminal Food Market is an indoor public market that houses hundreds of merchants, offering fresh produce, baked goods, crafts, ethnic foods, and much more! Find out more at http://www.readingterminalmarket.org/.
Philadelphia is a major hub for train, bus, and air travel.
Around Philadelphia region: http://www.septa.org/
- Septa’s 110 and 111 buses come directly to Penn State Brandywine from Philadelphia
- Septa’s 117 bus comes directly to Penn State Brandywine from Chester
- Septa’s 101 Trolley travels from 69th Street directly to Media, PA.
New Jersey Transit: Trenton to New York City:
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- Archdiocese of Philadelphia (Catholic Church)
222 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
- St Ignatius Church
636 North 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
- The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania
240 South Fourth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Quaker Meeting
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia
4th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Lutheran Church
The Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion
2110 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Calvary United Methodist Church
801 S. 48th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19143
- Philadelphia District A.M.E (African Methodist Episcopal Church)
- Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
- Masjid Al-Madinah Mosque
6800 Ludlow Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082
- Kesher Israel Congregation
1000 Pottstown Pike, West Chester, PA 19380
- Samarpan Hindu Temple
6515 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19149
This list is a sampling of the organizations, houses of worship, social and cultural activities, and other miscellaneous resources in the Delaware County/Philadelphia region. If you would like to have your organization considered for inclusion, please contact Julie Gallagher at Penn State Brandywine, firstname.lastname@example.org.