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More than Just Green Space: Center City Park Events

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Craving some fun outdoor events this summer?

The Granary Apartments are close to all of the Center City Parks, which means you can easily attend the many exciting events at each of them. Center City Parks consist of four parks: Dilworth, Sister Cities, John F. Collins, and Cret. The closest to your Philadelphia apartment is Dilworth Park, but the others are only a short distance away. Here are some Center City Parks events you don’t want to miss:

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Escape the City for the Day or Maybe Even the Weekend With a Trip to Lums Pond

Philadelphia is such an exciting place to live. The sparkling city lights and myriad of shops just outside your door are guaranteed to keep you busy but escaping from the city into a rural setting where trees and foliage surround you is an excellent way to revitalize the spirit. If you’d like to pack a bag and head out for the day or even the weekend to be at one with nature, we have a trip just across the state line that’s guaranteed to put you in a different state of mind.

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Philadelphia’s Flea Market Scene for 2014

No matter how many shopping malls are constructed, no matter how many shiny new displays dangle in the department store windows, a true Philadelphian simply can’t resist the lure of the infamous flea market. An outdoor thrift shop stockpiled to the brim with hidden gems, unbelievably priced wares and various random odds and ends is just too good to pass on and with the city weather finally thawing for good, strolling through an outdoor market is a magnificent idea. In order to help you rediscover your bargain hunting, sunshine loving side, we at the Granary Apartments have compiled a short but sweet list of flea markets headed your way in the upcoming months.

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The Top Five Date Ideas near The Granary

Whether you’re seeking a spring fling or you think you’ve finally found your soul mate, uncovering an ideal destination to woo your sweetie can be a daunting task. Fortunately for you, you’re already in the only city nationally known for love. Here are the top five dating destinations near your Granary Apartments abode.

Love Park
The name of the plaza’s famous sculpture says it all. A stroll through Love Park on a light breezy evening when the fountain stands majestically aglow is irresistibly romantic. Some of the tastiest food trucks in Philly are readily parked outside and let’s not forget about the gift shop which is full of memorable knickknacks your date is guaranteed to treasure.

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From the Rooftop: A Granary Apartments Getaway

Philadelphia is an ideal destination for history buffs, art lovers, fitness enthusiasts and foodies worldwide. Here at The Granary Apartments, we wholeheartedly believe that visitors shouldn’t be the only people to enjoy their stay in the city. The convenient location of your Granary Apartments abode puts you right in the center of Philadelphia sightseeing with the many wonders of the city stretched out around your fingertips. The museum district towers around your home and the Mother Nature inspired landscape ranges from artistic to thoughtful while the seasons change from snowy to sunny.

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Fun Free Outings in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, an exciting daytime adventure or a night out on the town doesn’t have to cost a dime. There are plenty of fun free outings readily available in the City of Brotherly Love. Whether your pleasure is historical sightseeing, musing over murals, or skateboarding x-games style, Philadelphia has got you covered. The endless list of free events gets a little longer each year as more and more businesses come forward and add their names. Philadelphia Freedom is quite an accurate description of this thriving city!

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