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LIVING IN PHILLY

Roughly midway between New York and Washington, DC, Philadelphia delivers with a mix of important historical attractions, charming neighborhoods, and a booming food scene.

WHERE DO I LIVE?

Philadelphia is a bustling yet manageable city to live in. Many residents choose to live in Center City because Magee Hospital and TJUH are within walking distance. However, other districts like Old City, Graduate Hospital, Bella Vista, Northern Liberties, Fishtown, East Falls, and Manayunk, each have their unique charm and personality.

Center City
Old City
East Falls
University City
Fairmont
Graduate Hospital

"It's hard to narrow down my favorite thing about Philly! I love the combination of history, culture, and great food. I love how each neighborhood has its own personality. I love that the city is walkable."

Katie Zurbach, PGY-5

FOOD/DRINK

Philadelphia takes food very seriously, and we do too. There is never a shortage of new restaurants to try, but here is the short list of our recommendations:

Cheesesteaks/Sandwiches: Dalessandro’s Steaks, John's Roast Pork, Jim's, Dinic's, Stockyard, Woodrow's

Italian: Fiorella, Pizzeria Vetri, Gran Caffe L'Aquila, Radicchio, A Mano, Tredici

Chinese: Tom’s Dim Sum, Dim Sum Garden, Xian Sizzling Wok, Shangai First, Ting Wong, Han Dynasty, Nan Zhou Hand-Drawn Noodles

Japanese: Hiroki, Tuna Bar, Double Knot, Terakawa Ramen

American: Bud and Marilyn's, Vernick, Louie Louie
Brunch: Sabrina’s Café, Winnies, Green Eggs Café, White Dog Café

Bakeries: ICI macaron, Tartes, Flying Monkey, a la mousse, Essen

Beer Gardens: Independence Beer Garden, Frankford Hall, Parks on Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park

Cocktails: Mulherin's and Sons, Franklin Bar, Ranstead Room, Hop Sing Laundromat

Miscellaneous: Reading Terminal Market!

Dinic's Roast Pork
Dinic's Roast Pork
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Stockyard Sanwiches
Stockyard Sanwiches
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Marc Vetri
Marc Vetri
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Tredici Enoteca
Tredici Enoteca
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Dim Sum Garden
Dim Sum Garden
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Han Dynasty
Han Dynasty
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Bud & Marilyn's
Bud & Marilyn's
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Tuna Bar
Tuna Bar
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Ranstead Room
Ranstead Room
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Essen Bakery
Essen Bakery
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Pizzeria Vetri
Pizzeria Vetri
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Hiroki
Hiroki
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Hiroki
Hiroki
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Gran Caffe L'Aquila
Gran Caffe L'Aquila
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Cheu
Cheu
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Xian Sizzling Wok
Xian Sizzling Wok
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D'Alessandros
D'Alessandros
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Bud & Marilyn's
Bud & Marilyn's
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Franklin Bar
Franklin Bar
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Independence Beer Garden
Independence Beer Garden
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Hop Sing Laundromat
Hop Sing Laundromat
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Green Eggs Cafe
Green Eggs Cafe
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Vernick Food & Drink
Vernick Food & Drink
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Philly Pretzel Company
Philly Pretzel Company
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THINGS TO DO

Museums: Franklin Institute, Mutter Museum, Barnes art collection, Art Museum
Music: Free classical concerts at Curtis Center, Philly Symphony orchestra
Sports: Phillies, Eagles, 76ers, Flyers
Shows: Broadway, Kimmel Center
Nature: Wissahickon Trail (Forbidden Drive), Kelly Drive, Longwood Gardens

Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid
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The Barnes Museum
The Barnes Museum
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Philadelphia Rock Gyms
Philadelphia Rock Gyms
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The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute
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Wissahickon Trail
Wissahickon Trail
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Eagles Wentz
Eagles Wentz
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Curtis Institute of Music
Curtis Institute of Music
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Flyers Couturier
Flyers Couturier
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BalletX
BalletX
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Mutter Museum
Mutter Museum
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The Met
The Met
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Phillies Nemours Opening Day
Phillies Nemours Opening Day
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Mann Center
Mann Center
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Kelly Drive
Kelly Drive
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra
Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra
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Broadway at Academy of Art
Broadway at Academy of Art
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Liberty Bell
Liberty Bell
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