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08-16-2010, 09:56 AM
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Has anyone done the tour of Lincoln Financial Field and if so, would they recommend it for an Eagles fan from out of town?

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Has anyone done the tour of Lincoln Financial Field and if so, would they recommend it for an Eagles fan from out of town?
I didn't even know that there was such a thing but I can't imagine it being worth $9 and wasting at least 1:30 plus travel time when you could be doing something fun elsewhere in the city. Maybe someone here has done it and has good thing to say.

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I didn't even know that there was such a thing but I can't imagine it being worth $9 and wasting at least 1:30 plus travel time when you could be doing something fun elsewhere in the city. Maybe someone here has done it and has good thing to say.
While I've never done the Lincoln Financial Field one, I have done them at Lambeau and PNC Park and I highly recommend it. It's very cool to get a behind the scenes tour and see things that you normally would never see (press box, luxury suites, get to ground level, etc).

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08-23-2010, 12:37 PM
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Has South Street gotten worse or is it me? I was down there yesterday and there's just absolutely nothing to do and the shops suck. I think I might have to take back my recommendation to even go over there.

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08-23-2010, 01:49 PM
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Has South Street gotten worse or is it me? I was down there yesterday and there's just absolutely nothing to do and the shops suck. I think I might have to take back my recommendation to even go over there.
I only go there for Jim's, Lorenzo's, or the very rare slushie from Fat Tuesdays. Other than that, it's a vile place that I stay far, far away from.

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08-23-2010, 03:09 PM
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I only go there for Jim's, Lorenzo's, or the very rare slushie from Fat Tuesdays. Other than that, it's a vile place that I stay far, far away from.
I like Repo Records too.

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Has South Street gotten worse or is it me? I was down there yesterday and there's just absolutely nothing to do and the shops suck. I think I might have to take back my recommendation to even go over there.
South Street has gotten progressively more and more commercial over the years...

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10-02-2010, 06:41 PM
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Any recomendations for a Flyers fan(my roomate) and myself while in philly? We will be there for 2 days (we will head to AC for a bit).

KEy things; College students (AKA poor) so any decent restaurants that are above fast food, but below really expensive? I will have a car, and hes a big philly fan but never been, and ive only been to AC so ive got no clue.

-Clueless leaf fan from ottawa.

ps dont not offer help just cause im a leaf fan=P

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10-03-2010, 09:56 AM
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Any recomendations for a Flyers fan(my roomate) and myself while in philly? We will be there for 2 days (we will head to AC for a bit).

KEy things; College students (AKA poor) so any decent restaurants that are above fast food, but below really expensive? I will have a car, and hes a big philly fan but never been, and ive only been to AC so ive got no clue.

-Clueless leaf fan from ottawa.

ps dont not offer help just cause im a leaf fan=P
Until someone responds, there are some suggestions in the first post.

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10-04-2010, 02:37 PM
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just wondering about cabs

I'm still in the early stages, but i did some checking and philly looks like a great place to visit for a while, and since i'm a long time flyers fan, would be great to see them at home.

my early checking has led me to find a hotel downtown, close to the old historical area.

my question is, how easy/difficult is it to get a cab from LFF after an eagles game, and how easy/difficult is it to get a cab, later at nite after a flyers game. i wanna stay away from the bus/subway as i don't know the city at all, and don't wanna get dropped off in a strange city. i would get so lost.

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10-04-2010, 02:45 PM
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It's fairly easy, there are always alot of cabs around.

Never got one after an Eagles game though, there are a lot more people around than for Flyers.

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10-06-2010, 12:43 PM
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Subway is actually fairly straight forward. If you're staying downtown it's a straight ride down the market street line from city hall. I would strongly encourage you to take the subway.

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10-06-2010, 02:04 PM
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Subway is actually fairly straight forward. If you're staying downtown it's a straight ride down the market street line from city hall. I would strongly encourage you to take the subway.
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10-15-2010, 04:13 PM
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I'm not sure if this is the right thread for this but I didn't want to make a new one so.. I'm going to be coming down for the Islanders game on the 30th.. I got two tickets in the balconey suite for the game and I'm curious as to how they are? Anybody sit in them I'm usually the kind of guy who sits up in the nose bleeds but I'm taking my girl with me so I splurged a little bit. Any perks that you get from them or anything I should know?

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10-15-2010, 04:25 PM
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I'm not sure if this is the right thread for this but I didn't want to make a new one so.. I'm going to be coming down for the Islanders game on the 30th.. I got two tickets in the balconey suite for the game and I'm curious as to how they are? Anybody sit in them I'm usually the kind of guy who sits up in the nose bleeds but I'm taking my girl with me so I splurged a little bit. Any perks that you get from them or anything I should know?
I don't really think there's a bad seat in the building and I like the full ice view being higher up but compared to my usual nosebleed seat (last row of the mezzanine) the distance is a little bit more noticeable from the balcony suites. I've been up there once and vaguely recall that food and drink were in the suite but it's been a few years.

You may run into alumni making the rounds.

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10-15-2010, 04:33 PM
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Are these the lower or the higher suites? The former is, depending on the location on the ice, by far the best view of the game...

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Are these the lower or the higher suites? The former is, depending on the location on the ice, by far the best view of the game...
They're the higher ones on the press box level.

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10-18-2010, 12:47 AM
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Thanks to all who gave advice. Me and my roomate had a really good trip, i think he really enjoyed his present.

Only thing we couldnt find was the Mueseum of Mourning Art, which we used his GPS and Google to try and track down but couldnt. Oh well.

Thanks again all!

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10-18-2010, 07:44 AM
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Thanks to all who gave advice. Me and my roomate had a really good trip, i think he really enjoyed his present.

Only thing we couldnt find was the Mueseum of Mourning Art, which we used his GPS and Google to try and track down but couldnt. Oh well.

Thanks again all!
Wow, I had never even heard of that place.
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.us/museum.asp

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10-18-2010, 11:55 AM
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Wow, I had never even heard of that place.
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.us/museum.asp
Yah hes weird haha. He didnt read the tours by apointment only part=P

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10-18-2010, 12:29 PM
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Yah hes weird haha. He didnt read the tours by apointment only part=P
If you like weird, probably should have checked this place out as well.
http://www.collphyphil.org/mutter_hist.htm

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If you like weird, probably should have checked this place out as well.
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WOW! He would love that. Ill add it to thje to-do list next time we head down. Thanks!

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10-18-2010, 06:42 PM
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just took my students there last week. def worth seeing

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section 212 row 11 for dave matthews saturday.. are those decent tickets for a concert?

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There are only 4 rows behind you and it is at the other side of the stadium than the stage. However for concerts there isn't a bad seat in the place.

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