Category: Philadelphia

Philly Irish Bar Crawl

This past fall, three college friends and I got tickets to Dropkick Murphy’s “Sham Rock N’ Roll  Tour”, a mini Irish musical festival with Dropkick as the headlining act.   The concert was on a Sunday night at 5:00 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia.   Never ones to go to a show sober (especially an Irish

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Secret Service in Philly

For the last three years, my friends in Manayunk have hosted a University of Scranton Christmas party the Friday before Christmas break and every year for the last three years that same group takes the ride into Philly on Saturday to see the band Secret Service perform at Finnegan’s Wake. If you’re from the Philly

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East State Penitentiary

Have you ever stood around at a tourist attraction and thought to yourself, “well, thank God for these crowds, they’re really enriching this experience”? I’m guessing not, as ideally having a place to yourself would be the way we’d see everything. Philadelphia’s East State Penitentiary may be the exception to this. Looking through a set

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