Posts from May 2012

 

29th

Questions from the tour

This begins a semi-regular feature of answers to questions we were asked on the tour, but were unable to answer, at least not to the satisfaction of our guests.  Here you go, and I hope you”re happy:   Who was the best public speaker among the Founding Fathers? This is an interesting question that came […]

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29th

CHIKARA: A Different Kind of Performance

You might scoff at the idea of going to a professional wrestling show. Other than perhaps the Jersey Shore, few forms of entertainment are more polarizing than pro wrestling. Most people think of the silly antics and over-the-top crassness of that stuff you”ve seen on television. Most people think of it as an imposter sport, […]

By: Mark Simmons
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19th

Old City

  From the Tour: “…Old City might be old, but as maybe you can tell, it”s not full of Quakers anymore.  In fact it”s full of something the Quakers didn”t think very highly of at all–art.” Beyond the Tour: Even if you”re not in an art-buying position (and God knows operating free tours isn”t as […]

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19th

Welcome to our Blog

    Mark and I at Free and Friendly Tours do our best to show you a nice slice of Philly, but we freely admit that there”s a whole lot more out there than we can walk you to in any reasonable amount of time.  And that”s where the blog comes in. On this blog, […]

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