I Am From Philadelphia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 People

    The Mummers Parade

     I don't miss the parade, but I miss living in a city where people know what the Mummers are. I have gotten tired of people asking me what Mummers are.  
    RedDwarf RedDwarf
    51-55, M
    Sep 2, 2008
    ohmymax ohmymax
    22-25, F
    Aug 28, 2014

    Loving the weather here lately.

    Hopefully it stays like this!
    Kierstyne Kierstyne
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2014
    azeemkahlil azeemkahlil
    36-40, M
    Feb 5, 2014

    A lifelong resident and I love it here.

    . A n Eagles bye week is taking me out of my usual rhythm. Any woman in my rough age bracket reading this stuff? A person can never have enough friends 😀
    Jackjjacksonjr Jackjjacksonjr
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 1, 2015

    Born and Raised

    I live in Philly. I was born here and have lived here all of my life. I will moving from it soon, to another state, one of these days. :-) I love that Philadelphia has so much history to it. It was the home of Benjamin Franklin and the Declaration Of Independence was composed...
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    3 Responses Jan 3, 2009

    I Am From Philadelphia And...

    I'm tired of all the senseless killing and violence in the city of "Brotherly Love" besides that and the issues between the government and the people I would say it's a pretty stand up city.
    theotherone221 theotherone221
    18-21, M
    Jan 11, 2012

    Born and raised in Philadelphia,

    not sure if I wanna live here for the rest of my life tho
    sourpatchkid578 sourpatchkid578
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2014

    Born and raised in the city of brotherly love.

    Which means I bleed green, go eagles!!!! And I absolutely hate the cowboys with the passion of 1,000 burning Sun's. Anybody else live in or near Philly hit me up
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    Feb 25, 2015

    Historic University City

    University City is a part of West Philly that get's it's name because of the proximity of the Ivy-League University Of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, the University of the Sciences Philadelphia (USP) and the Restaurant School of Walnut Hill College. It was built up in the mid...
    meezkite meezkite
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2012
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    1 Response Dec 29, 2015

    Born and Raised

    Born in West Philly. Lived in West Philly. Lived in West Oak Lane. Lived in Mt. Airy. Graduated from Dobbins, and went to Temple U. Feel sad when I return and go into some of the neighborhoods.
    RedDwarf RedDwarf
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2008

    Nothing Beats Philly Food!

    I'm from Philly and I gotta admit we are home to some of the best foods.... soft pretzels, Tastycakes (Butterscotch Krimpets are a personal favorite) and nothing will out do the Cheesesteaks.  It's no wonder I have to spend so much time in the gym!!!!!!!!!!!
    reachin4goals reachin4goals
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2008
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