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Day: April 24, 2017

📖 Book Review

Reading Terminal Market: An Illustrated History

This was not just a history of the few acres underneath the old train shack. The Reading Terminal Market represents the culmination of Philadelphia’s early market era, a relic of a time when the city throbbed with the full range of human salesmanship. Situated at first on High Street, named such for the pavers lining […]

📖 Book Review

The Emperor of All Maladies

This book should be required reading for American high school students. I learned so much about cancer, and Siddhartha Mukherjee conveys the epic nature of our struggle against this ancient disease, but without traipsing into exaggeration, melodrama, or spiritualness that can undermine other such battle cries. No, The Emperor of All Maladies presents the facts […]

Washington’s Tent at the new Museum of the American Revolution

Tourists to Philadelphia have a new "must see" stop: The just-opened Museum of the American Revolution located in Old City, Philadelphia. The museum's greatest artifact by far is George Washington's tent.

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