Posts tagged "philly"

Philadelphia Priest Creates Vatican And Pope Entirely Out Of Legos In Advance Of Papal Visit

Reverend Bob Simon of Philadelphia put aside his bible and his wafers to hunker down and build an impressive replica of the Vatican in advance of the Pope’s September Philadelphia visit.
The Rev. Simon spent 10 months and used approximately 44,000 legos to recreate St. Peter’s basilica and square, complete with little catholics and a…

Katrin Higher / September 19, 2015

Philadelphians Wear More Sweats Than Any Other City

In between staging riots on behalf of the Eagles and perfecting lager and cheesesteaks, the city of Philadelphia found the time to accomplish something truly exceptional. According to a new study, Philadelphia wears more sweatsuits than any other city in the country. That’s more sweatsuits than Lafayette, Louisiana; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Hartford, Connecticut; and Laredo, Texa…

Julie Gerstein / October 8, 2012