CHOPS: Restaurant Week 2012

Three courses, $35. This was the deal for many of the upscale restaurants in Philadelphia during restaurant week. If you haven’t heard, Philadelphia is a city of food. Restaurants in Philadelphia vary from Thai food to the best filet mignon on the block. Chops was the restaurant we decided to go to for our restaurant…

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So this is where the President Lives!

Have you ever seen the movie, “My Date with the President’s Daughter?” The old Disney one where Eric from “Boy Meets World” goes on a date? Well, if not, I am here to tell you that it is not that easy to just go up to the White House. We were at least a street…

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Philadelphia Night Market

Food, fun, karaoke, flash mob — it doesn’t really get much better than this. Just last Thursday, Philadelphia’s Chinatown hosted it last Night Market of the year. Night Market is an event in Philadelphia held about four times a year in different areas of the city. The event has live music, food vendors and vendors…

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Campus Philly

Philadelphia is great! It kind of smells but otherwise, this has been an amazing semester. Just this weekend the wonderful city of brotherly love hosted an event called Campus Philly. There was live music and a TON of vendors from Verizon to Student Universe, which is really cool because it is designed specifically to give…

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It Was All Right

Last night was the first Friday of the month, which means that all the art galleries in Philadelphia stayed open late and served wine or beer with a come-and-mingle atmosphere. So Nate and I went to visit our friend, Abby, at the small gallery where she works on 11th St., only about a block away…

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Settling in, looking for work

Starting Tuesday, I will begin work for the Legal Intelligencer, the oldest law journal in the United States. After completing the Philadelphia Center’s interview and placement process, I can finally begin my internship. I interviewed with Aroundphilly.com, a Philadelphia news/A&E web journal; with City Paper, a weekly news/A&E print source; and with the Legal Intelligencer….

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Jet Setting

Well, since this is my first blog after a lot of traveling over fall break, nothing is better than a blog full of photos! As a picture is worth a thousand words, several pictures should be above and beyond! Over break I journeyed not only to Philadelphia, but also to Washington, D.C. where I got…

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A Letter Goodbye

Dear Philadelphia, As our time together is about to end, I want you to know that I will miss you deeply. Over the past three months you have provided me with adventure, opportunities and new experiences. I cannot even begin to express my appreciation and gratitude that I have as I have fallen in love with you….

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Make Today Count

So much to do and so little time to do it in — is a constant struggle that every student at Hanover faces at one time or another. Now that Dead Week is in full swing on campus, and finals are just around the corner, I am sure that the majority of the students are…

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A Little Magic in Philadelphia

Everyday as I walk to my internship, I walk right past an amazing and magical place that is just a few blocks from my apartment. A few weekends ago when my parents came to visit, I was able to take them to this place, which my dad later said that it was his favorite thing…

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