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arab
(05-21-2015, 05:06 AM)
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CENTER CITY REPRESENT
Ryuukan
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(05-21-2015, 01:02 PM)
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As I arrive at my office this morning, I feel surrounded by gaf
Darkness
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(05-21-2015, 01:15 PM)
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I live in West Chester.
BronsonLee
(05-21-2015, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

As I arrive at my office this morning, I feel surrounded by gaf

Gimme your wallet!
Ryuukan
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(05-21-2015, 02:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by BronsonLee

Gimme your wallet!

That's the center city I know
RP912
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(05-21-2015, 02:47 PM)
So how about those Phillies :3
tuco11
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(05-21-2015, 03:53 PM)
John's Roast Pork> Dinic's . not by much though.
RP912
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(05-21-2015, 03:54 PM)
Max's>>>>>>Genos/Pats.
sphagnum
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(05-21-2015, 03:54 PM)
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I hate driving through it.
esms
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(05-21-2015, 04:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by arab

CENTER CITY REPRESENT

Watch out, high roller over here.

Originally Posted by Ryuukan

As I arrive at my office this morning, I feel surrounded by gaf

Maybe you are...

Originally Posted by Darkness

I live in West Chester.

Welcome friend.

Originally Posted by tuco11

John's Roast Pork> Dinic's . not by much though.

Good call, I'll add it in.

Originally Posted by RP912

Max's>>>>>>Genos/Pats.

Honestly, a lot of things are better than Geno's/Pats.

Originally Posted by sphagnum

I hate driving through it.

It does seem like a bitch to drive in/through.
psylah
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(05-21-2015, 04:03 PM)
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I love working in this city, but I could really do with less human feces when walking underground.
NMFried
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(05-21-2015, 04:04 PM)
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I was born and raised in Philly and moved to Dallas, TX in 2006. After visiting every other year since moving here, I've found myself enjoying the city more and more, much more than I did when I lived there. I don't know that I could ever move back though.

I really miss Wawa though, and would trade it for Whataburger.
RP912
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(05-21-2015, 04:10 PM)
I remember the good ole days of people watching in the dirty ass Gallery in Center City. Throwing pennies in the water fountain and getting free samples from the Bourbon Grill. Good times :)
blast processed
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(05-21-2015, 04:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by tuco11

John's Roast Pork> Dinic's . not by much though.

I always get a cheesesteak from Johns Roast Pork when I go to Ormans which is right down the street. Best rolls I have ever had.
manzoman96
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(05-21-2015, 04:31 PM)
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Bucks/Montgomery county checking in. Great OP!

Guys, the Phillies are actually on a roll right now. Would've never thought it.

Edit: I am actually looking forward to the Pope coming. Gonna try to go down and see him when he comes.
Last edited by manzoman96; 05-21-2015 at 04:36 PM.
Ryuukan
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(05-21-2015, 04:38 PM)
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cheesesteaks are dead

center city is halal cart world now
brucewaynegretzky
(05-21-2015, 04:38 PM)
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Opinions on Hakstol in here?
NMFried
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(05-21-2015, 04:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

cheesesteaks are dead

center city is halal cart world now

Station Pizza in NE Philly has the best cheesesteaks.
manzoman96
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(05-21-2015, 04:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by brucewaynegretzky

Opinions on Hakstol in here?

It's a very un-flyers move... and I like it.
Backwards Marathon
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(05-21-2015, 06:34 PM)
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Moving to Philly in July! For medical school and I'm super excited. Will be living near Center City
Alucrid
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(05-21-2015, 06:35 PM)
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So happy I moved out of there before the Pope showed up.
Ryuukan
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(05-21-2015, 06:38 PM)
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I dont get all the pope jokes

isnt he visiting just for a weekend?
blast processed
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(05-21-2015, 06:46 PM)
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Anyone old enough to remember when he was here in the 70's?
The Llama
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(05-21-2015, 06:48 PM)
Steve's >>>>>>>> all others
andthebeatgoeson
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(05-21-2015, 06:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

I dont get all the pope jokes

isnt he visiting just for a weekend?

Very Phillyish. Nobody needs a reason to give him shit. With his stupid hat and stupid car.
BronsonLee
(05-21-2015, 06:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

I dont get all the pope jokes

isnt he visiting just for a weekend?

A visit from The Pope shuts down every city.

Imagine what it'll do to Philly.
smokeandmirrors
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(05-21-2015, 06:54 PM)

Originally Posted by esms

What industry do you work in/have your degree in? Pre-congrats on the move!

Graduated not long ago with a degree in computer science. looking for software jobz n stuff.

I hope I can find something good soon. I need to move out of suburban hell.

Originally Posted by Manmademan


Boo to you too!
Alucrid
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(05-21-2015, 06:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

cheesesteaks are dead

center city is halal cart world now

I liked the halal cart at 16th and market and them the burger cart between market and jfk on 17th. Had decent chicken teriyaki too
gutshot
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(05-21-2015, 07:00 PM)
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Very nice OP. I was born and raised in South Jersey and am a Rutgers-Camden alum. Lots of great memories of going into the city to visit the museums and parks, take in an Eagles/Phillies/Sixers game, hit up some bars in Old City or just to grab a late night cheesesteak.

I live in NC now and the one thing I miss most of all is Wawa. They are spreading south but not fast enough!
esms
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(05-21-2015, 07:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

I dont get all the pope jokes

isnt he visiting just for a weekend?

OK so, take this with a grain of salt, but my boss's brother is a cop in MontCo and he's told her that they are taking almost all cops from the surrounding burbs and importing specialty (K9, bomb) units from Chicago for his visit.

Apparently, from ~22nd to ~7th and ~Arch to ~South is gonna be cordoned off to vehicle traffic. Add in a shitload of tourists filling up the remaining public transport, you have a Center City that is essentially shut down.

My coworkers in the burbs and South Jersey are already planning to work from home. It's gonna be nuts.

Originally Posted by Notrollious

Graduated not long ago with a degree in computer science. looking for software jobz n stuff.

I hope I can find something good soon. I need to move out of suburban hell.

Should be easy enough. In the legal scene, I know that a lot of the larger firms are looking for people with your credentials.
Ryuukan
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(05-21-2015, 07:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by esms

OK so, take this with a grain of salt, but my boss's brother is a cop in MontCo and he's told her that they are taking almost all cops from the surrounding burbs and importing specialty (K9, bomb) units from Chicago for his visit.

Apparently, from ~22nd to ~7th and ~Arch to ~South is gonna be cordoned off to vehicle traffic. Add in a shitload of tourists filling up the remaining public transport, you have a Center City that is essentially shut down.

My coworkers in the burbs and South Jersey are already planning to work from home. It's gonna be nuts.

As long as this is going down on the weekend when I'm not here
SolidSnakeUS
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(05-21-2015, 07:03 PM)
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Born and raised in Bucks County. Huge Flyers fan. Pretty big Phillies fan and I guess I'm a fan of the Eagles haha.

Going to spend the better part of two days in Philly next weekend with someone. Spend all day in Philly on Saturday then go see the Lion King broadway show. Sunday going back to Philly for the Zoo. Gonna be fun :).

Originally Posted by brucewaynegretzky

Opinions on Hakstol in here?

He's going to introduce some new and much needed energy into the team and it's going to be fun :).
Alucrid
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(05-21-2015, 07:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by esms

OK so, take this with a grain of salt, but my boss's brother is a cop in MontCo and he's told her that they are taking almost all cops from the surrounding burbs and importing specialty (K9, bomb) units from Chicago for his visit.

Apparently, from ~22nd to ~7th and ~Arch to ~South is gonna be cordoned off to vehicle traffic. Add in a shitload of tourists filling up the remaining public transport, you have a Center City that is essentially shut down.

My coworkers in the burbs and South Jersey are already planning to work from home. It's gonna be nuts.



Should be easy enough. In the legal scene, I know that a lot of the larger firms are looking for people with your credentials.

I'm pretty sure my parents booked a hotel in the city for his visit...and they live in Delco. Shits gonna be terrible
thecouncil
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(05-21-2015, 07:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by NMFried

Station Pizza in NE Philly has the best cheesesteaks.

Haha... Oh wow. Are we thinking of the same place? Across the street from the Wawa and Somerton train station?

Anyway, I basically live at South and Broad. Work at 8th and Market. Lived in Philadelphia my entire 30 years.

OP should include the performing arts side of things. Like Merriam Theater, Kimmel Center and Academy of Music.
Last edited by thecouncil; 05-21-2015 at 07:10 PM.
NMFried
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(05-21-2015, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by thecouncil

Haha... Oh wow. Are we thinking of the same place? Across the street from the Wawa and Somerton train station?

That's the one. I used to go to the Somerton Swim Club as a kid!
esms
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(05-21-2015, 07:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

As long as this is going down on the weekend when I'm not here

With an operation of this scale, take into account that there will be like a week of prep and a few days of breakdown and cleanup.

Originally Posted by Alucrid

I'm pretty sure my parents booked a hotel in the city for his visit...and they live in Delco. Shits gonna be terrible

It's gonna be chaos. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna be the only one in the office because I'm walking distance, so it shouldn't be too bad. I'll get to goof off with the other select few people who make it in.
zer0blivion
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(05-21-2015, 07:13 PM)
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I was in Philly last week and I had cheesesteaks from Jim's and Dalessandro's. Jim's was really good, but I'd have to give the edge to Dalessandro's.
600 Wendover St. Philadelphia, PA 19128
StriKeVillain
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(05-21-2015, 07:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by zer0blivion

I was in Philly last week and I had cheesesteaks from Jim's and Dalessandro's. Jim's was really good, but I'd have to give the edge to Dalessandro's.
600 Wendover St. Philadelphia, PA 19128

Truth.
Neffarias_Bredd
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(05-21-2015, 07:14 PM)
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Grew up in Delco, currently live in Manayunk and work outside Philly. Went to college in Pittsburgh, definitely made me appreciate Philly a lot more

Dalessandros 4 lyfe
bigkrev
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(05-21-2015, 07:16 PM)
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Thankfully, they already announced the school I work at to be closed the Friday of the Pope Visit, but I'm thinking of taking the whole week off and being anywhere else instead. It's going to be a trainwreck
esms
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(05-21-2015, 07:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by thecouncil

OP should include the performing arts side of things. Like Merriam Theater, Kimmel Center and Academy of Music.

Yeah, I know next to nothing about this scene. I'll add the mentioned in. I've heard good things about the Walnut Street Theatre too. Is that a legit spot?

Originally Posted by zer0blivion

I was in Philly last week and I had cheesesteaks from Jim's and Dalessandro's. Jim's was really good, but I'd have to give the edge to Dalessandro's.
600 Wendover St. Philadelphia, PA 19128

I consistently hear good things about their steaks but have never been. I'll add it in.
thecouncil
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(05-21-2015, 07:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by esms

Yeah, I know next to nothing about this scene. I'll add the mentioned in. I've heard good things about the Walnut Street Theatre too. Is that a legit spot?

I haven't been to the Walnut St Theater in a long time but I hear good things too. Pretty sure it's legit.
Kimmel Center is a really well designed space, acoustically. I've seen some Philly Pops / Philly Orchestra shows there.
I've been to a few dance shows in Merriam and I go to the Nutcracker every year in Academy.
The Academy is a beautiful building:

Originally Posted by esms

I consistently hear good things about their steaks but have never been. I'll add it in.

And, yes, you should go here because I too would say it's the best in the city.

Originally Posted by NMFried

That's the one. I used to go to the Somerton Swim Club as a kid!

Haha. Small world. My parents live right around the train station. I walk to Station Pizza every once in a while for some fries. Killer fries there.
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Jarate
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(05-21-2015, 07:32 PM)
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I used to live in Philly, but moved to Wisconsin recently

I used to be an intern for the Preston and Steve show too, shit was pretty awesome yo

Also, worked for the Phillies for 4 years. Miss Philly a lot, but mostly because I cant find good food out here, and no Wawa is a terrible thing
smokeandmirrors
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(05-21-2015, 07:37 PM)

Originally Posted by esms

Should be easy enough. In the legal scene, I know that a lot of the larger firms are looking for people with your credentials.

I'll have to keep a look out. If I can avoid selling my soul to military contractors like Lockheed and Raytheon i'll be pleased (even with less pay)

Originally Posted by Jarate

Also, worked for the Phillies for 4 years. Miss Philly a lot, but mostly because I cant find good food out here, and no Wawa is a terrible thing

cuz the midwest is a cultural wasteland ;)
Jarate
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(05-21-2015, 07:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Notrollious

I'll have to keep a look out. If I can avoid selling my soul to military contractors like Lockheed and Raytheon i'll be pleased (even with less pay)



cuz the midwest is a cultural wasteland ;)

German food is banging out here, but Asian, and Italian food are nowhere near as good as out there

Pizza hut is prolly my best Pizza option, which is a sad sad truth to live with
NMFried
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(05-21-2015, 07:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by thecouncil

Haha. Small world. My parents live right around the train station. I walk to Station Pizza every once in a while for some fries. Killer fries there.

They definitely do. It's been a couple of years since I've been back up north, but if I go to grad school it'll be NYU so there will surely be trips to Philly.
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(05-21-2015, 07:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by esms

I consistently hear good things about their steaks but have never been. I'll add it in.

You should definitely go. I'm already planning another trip to Philly just for Dalessandro's cheesesteaks. Not really, but I will go back there some day.
tuco11
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(05-21-2015, 07:54 PM)
Roast pork sandwich > cheesesteak
esms
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(05-21-2015, 07:55 PM)
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Everyone stay dry, it's gross out there today.

Originally Posted by SevenDevils

Anyone old enough to remember when he was here in the 70's?

You may be dating yourself my friend.
Captain Tuttle
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(05-21-2015, 07:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Darkness

I live in West Chester.

Great town. We keep my daughter's pony at a little barn just south of West Chester

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