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Cat friendly Philly hotel

I need a cat friendly hotel in Philadelphia for tonight. Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by eisenkr on Dec 28, 2009 - 4 answers

Excellent blues bars in Philadelphia

I'm looking for an excellent jazz/blues/blues-rock bar in Philly. Grizzled old guys on their guitars, grizzled old patrons, bad lighting, laid-back bartenders and a relaxed atmosphere with a little bit of room to sway if you're feeling it. If you've ever been to the Cat's Eye Pub in Baltimore, something like that. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Dec 16, 2009 - 5 answers

How should I promote my anti-Westboro Baptist Church fundraiser online?

Westboro Baptist Church is coming to my area this upcoming week and I've started an economic counter protest (through Facebook) with people pledging $1/minute to the Matthew Shepard Foundation for every minute they're here. We've raised over 35,000 dollars so far -- and now I'm trying to brainstorm how to get some major blog coverage so we can up our donation amount even further. [more inside]
posted by melodykramer on Dec 5, 2009 - 36 answers

Getting around Philadelphia on foot at night

How do I walk around Philadelphia on Saturday night? Is there anything in particular I should know? [more inside]
posted by Electrius on Nov 25, 2009 - 15 answers

Philadelphia restaurant with ambiance?

Please recommend me a an excellent restaurant in Philadelphia. [more inside]
posted by millipede on Nov 20, 2009 - 18 answers

What's the backstory behind "Beef and Beer" parties?

PhillyFilter: So .... what's the story with the "Beef-and-Beer" benefit parties that I keep hearing about as a new arrival in Philadelphia? [more inside]
posted by scblackman on Nov 10, 2009 - 24 answers


Where are the best places to buy tape cassettes in Philadelphia? [more inside]
posted by god particle on Nov 7, 2009 - 3 answers

Running for the Greater Good

Philly Runners: How do you combine running and volunteering? [more inside]
posted by ginagina on Nov 3, 2009 - 6 answers

Help us find a good World Series bet...

World series bet: Philadelphia/New York office 'rivalry'…ideas? [more inside]
posted by Towelie on Oct 28, 2009 - 15 answers

a tex message to right!

Yankees fan in Philadelphia. Sports bar in Center City where I won't be lynched? [more inside]
posted by joyceanmachine on Oct 26, 2009 - 21 answers

How to get famous in 30 days?

How could one acquire some degree of fame in 30 days? [more inside]
posted by GIMG on Oct 24, 2009 - 41 answers

I hate my job, and I don't know what to switch to... how screwed am I?

I need a new job, and I need one by the end of the year, because I'm very close to walking out of the one I have now. Help me, hive mind, as I'm at my wits end. What the hell can I do that's in Philadelphia, doesn't require a car, isn't sales, and pays around $30k? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Oct 20, 2009 - 22 answers

British or American sitcom suggestions?

I'm seeking to expand my repertoire of sitcom shows. Please suggest some series that have a similar type of humour as the shows I've outlined below. [more inside]
posted by PowerCat on Oct 16, 2009 - 45 answers

Too much dust in apartment

Dust, dust, everywhere! I recently moved to a new apartment on the 12th floor of a high rise building in Philadelphia and find that dust accumulates all over everything like crazy. Is there something I can do to slow it down? [more inside]
posted by Aanidaani on Oct 3, 2009 - 7 answers

Philadelphia suburbs?

Where in the Philadelphia suburbs should I live for two months? [more inside]
posted by bluejayk on Sep 30, 2009 - 10 answers

Sliding-Scale Shrink Needed in Philly

Philadelphia Therapy: I really need a therapist. Unemployed, COBRA to run out soon, money running low, but therapy really, really, really needed. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 23, 2009 - 7 answers

Best books and websites about Philly

What are your favorite books or websites about Philadelphia or heavily involving Philadelphia? Both historical or modern.
posted by LaszloKv on Sep 22, 2009 - 7 answers

Oh baby, did I just blow it?

Are baby showers, by default, supposed to be surprises? [more inside]
posted by shiu mai baby on Sep 21, 2009 - 38 answers

Help me find a hotel a short subway ride away from a conference in Philadelphia

Every hotel room within a mile of my upcoming Philadelphia conference is booked. Where can I stay that has easy weekend, weekday and evening public transit access to the University of Pennsylvania campus, specifically Jon M. Huntsman Hall at 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia? What do I need to know about using public transit to get back and forth? Must be safe after dark. Bonus points if it's affordable, as I'm paying for this out of my own pocket. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Sep 18, 2009 - 16 answers

Please to help a Philly n00b have grand adventures there!

Tell me your Philadelphia secrets! I have never been to Philadelphia and I know next to nothing about it. My boyfriend just moved there. I'll be going out there on the 16th and staying for a whole week. What should we do?! [more inside]
posted by coppermoss on Sep 8, 2009 - 37 answers

I'm looking for a good accountant for freelancers (and families) in the Philadelphia area

I'm looking for a good accountant in the Philadelphia area. Ideally one that can help with both tax issues for a freelancer in the tech industry, as well as more general family accounting (I just got married and we just opened our joint account). Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Sep 8, 2009 - 2 answers

Help me jump start my career across the country

I have a $9000 open-ended scholarship (AmeriCorps education award, actually) and will have several grand in savings at the end of September. How can I use this to fund relocation and a mid-Atlantic coast job search? [more inside]
posted by Skwirl on Aug 10, 2009 - 5 answers

Where can I find temporary wifi office space in Philly?

Monday morning I need access to a quiet location in Philadelphia (best: in Chestnut Hill or Mt Airy area) with inexpensive WiFi. Difficulty: I, myself, will not be quiet. [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Aug 9, 2009 - 12 answers

Renting a car for the first time ever. What should I know?

Renting a car for the first time ever. What should I know? [more inside]
posted by madcaptenor on Aug 4, 2009 - 44 answers

City of brotherly love sign?

Where in Philadelphia can I see a sign/billboard/public display that says "City of Brotherly Love"? The LOVE sculpture doesn't count - it has to be the whole phrase.
posted by Awkward Philip on Aug 1, 2009 - 8 answers

Inner-tubing near Philadelphia?

Where can we go tubing near Philadelphia? [more inside]
posted by catesbie on Jul 23, 2009 - 7 answers

Judo in Center City, Philadelphia?

We just moved to Philadelphia and I'm looking for judo dojo recommendations. Is there a good one in Center City? We're a bit east of Chinatown. Thanks.
posted by chengjih on Jul 1, 2009 - 1 answer

Philly Skyline Photography

It's my brother's favorite view of Philly...how can I capture it for him? [more inside]
posted by sjuhawk31 on Jun 23, 2009 - 13 answers

A good neighborhood for me in Philly?

What's a good neighborhood for in Philly for me to move to? (Reqs inside.) [more inside]
posted by twins named Lugubrious and Salubrious on Jun 10, 2009 - 35 answers

Help for the Disabled in Pennsylvania

(Philadelphia) Pennsylvania filter: Tell me everything available to a poor disabled person in this state. [more inside]
posted by Danila on Jun 8, 2009 - 9 answers

How to rent out a parking spot?

Need help renting out a parking spot near several hospitals. [more inside]
posted by jrichards on Jun 8, 2009 - 6 answers

Where should we go now, where should we go..

In the middle of a great obligatory family tour, we have 3-4 days where we can go off and do something fun somewhere in America. Somewhere not too far away from Philadelphia would be good. We were thinking NYC, but is there anyway to do this on a SERIOUS budget? And if not, where else should we go? Criteria within. [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Jun 7, 2009 - 18 answers

Can a baby get a little LOVE (onesie)?

Baby-product-that-surely-exists filter: A couple friends have just had babies, and a couple more friends are about to do the same thing. I live in Philadelphia; they live all over the country. Therefore, I'm trying to find a onesie or something similar with "LOVE " on the front, a la the Robert Indiana sculpture in Love Park (I know there are many other LOVE sculptures, but I still feel like it says Philly and I know it says love, which has got to be good). My Google-fu is sucking today - help!
posted by killerinsideme on Jun 5, 2009 - 14 answers

Please tell me about temping

Need a briefer on all things temping, how to get a temp job when your office experience is minimal (but not your knowledge), and recommendations for staffing agencies in the Moorestown/Collingswood/Philly NJ suburbs area. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jun 3, 2009 - 10 answers

City of Brotherly Love and Girlie Weekends?

What to do in/around Rittenhouse Square this weekend? [more inside]
posted by dancinglamb on Jun 2, 2009 - 17 answers

Choir in Philly?

anybody know of a good choir in philly? [more inside]
posted by chicago2penn on May 28, 2009 - 5 answers

Am I mistakenly assuming the worst about my landlord and my potentially shady gas bill?

Philly filter: Is my gas bill too high and/or is my landlord shady? We get charged a ton for "indirect" charges by a non-PGW company and must write our checks payable to the landlord, not the utility. I also pay the same amount every month, and am not enrolled in some budget plan that makes the amount due the same each month. Several residents (me included) think this is some sort of way for the landlord to rip us off. [more inside]
posted by midatlanticwanderer on May 23, 2009 - 7 answers

Where and what to do in Philadelphia

My wife and baby daughter will be going to Philadelphia in two weeks. We need to go to the Children's Hospital. Where do you recommend we stay, and what types of things should we do. I know nothing about Philadelphia, so I have no idea if it is walking and stroller friendly. We would just like to do some shopping, eating, sightseeing etc. We will be carting around a 7 month old girl. Help us have a good time in the city of brotherly love.
posted by jasondigitized on May 22, 2009 - 20 answers

How can I get from point A to point B while avoiding crowd C?

Memorial Day Traffic Filter: Are there any resources out there (either online or widely available for purchase in stores) that provide tips on getting around by car while avoiding horrible traffic (particularly along the New York-Philadelphia-Baltimore-DC corridor)? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on May 18, 2009 - 8 answers

Where should I move to in the Philadelphia/South New Jersey area?

Where should I move to in the Philadelphia/South NJ/Moorestown area based on these requirements? I have read other questions and still need help. [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on May 18, 2009 - 6 answers

Grocery in Philly

I'm going to be moving to Philadelphia soon and I'll be living near 2400 Chestnut St. Can anyone recommend good grocery stores to shop at? [more inside]
posted by Aanidaani on May 8, 2009 - 21 answers

What can I do with my folks while they're here next week?

PhillyFilter: What can I do with my folks while they're here next week? [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on May 3, 2009 - 19 answers

How to move to Philly in one day.

Can you recommend a professional moving company that can get my stuff from NYC to Philadelphia in one day? Or barring that, two days? [more inside]
posted by millipede on May 2, 2009 - 9 answers

What do I do? How can I make them move?

How do I get rid of really bad neighbors? Are there any legal issues with giving out their landlord's cell phone number? Are there any Philadelphia-specific ways to get them to move? [more inside]
posted by Brachiosaurus on Apr 28, 2009 - 38 answers

Parking at EWR?

I need to get from Philly area to Newark Airport. I can drive, but airport parking is expensive. I will be gone for 9 days. Is there a better way? [more inside]
posted by whataboutben on Apr 19, 2009 - 13 answers

Modern Art From 1980s

I am searching for references and especially pictures of two pieces of modern art. Both were displayed at the same time at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the late 1980s. [more inside]
posted by mshellenberger on Apr 3, 2009 - 7 answers

Pub Crawl in Philly at Now O'Clock

If we wanted to start a pub crawl in philly right about now, where would you recommend we go? Starting us anywhere the R6 lets off would be swell. Cheap beer = awesome.
posted by hummercash on Mar 23, 2009 - 6 answers

What should I do with my expired Epi-Pens?

What should I do with my expired Epi-Pens? [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on Mar 13, 2009 - 11 answers

Maple Leaf Guitar Rag?

Many years ago, late one night in Philadelphia, I heard a cover of the Maple Leaf Rag that stunned me. I never found the artist, nor have I ever heard it again. I'm hoping the hivemind can help. It started out the traditional piano version, and then there was a pause... and it turned into a guitar rock version. I heard it on WMMR at about 1:30 AM in the late 1980s. HAs anyone ever heard of anything like it, and if so, who was the artist?
posted by mephron on Mar 11, 2009 - 5 answers

Art School not-so-Confidential

What are the best summer residential art programs in Philly for high school students? I'm looking into programs for my favorite 14-year-old (I'm a sort of aunt to her) for next summer. [more inside]
posted by desuetude on Mar 11, 2009 - 6 answers

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