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  1. Pop-Up Museum: EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Philadelphia Weekly

    The archives of Eastern State Penitentiary are packed with historic treasures that the public rarely sees. Thousands of photographs, stacks of inmate-written magazines, and even shanks are numbered and tucked carefully into storage.

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  2. America's 'most haunted building': Tortured souls of inmates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Daily Mail

    ... is considered by many people as one of the most haunted buildings in America. Haunted halls: Eastern State Penitentiary was the first prison in America to implement solitary confinement and is believed to be one of the most haunted buildings in the ...

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KXVO

    ... questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com . /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site kicks off its 2015 tour season by giving visitors a glimpse into the inmate experience at this long-abandoned ...

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  4. Philadelphia Named One of the Quirkiest Cities in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Patch.com

    When one of the top tourist stops is a former prison that once housed Al Capone and doubles as one of the scariest haunted attractions in the country, it's probably inevitable that the city would be considered quirky. Eastern State Penitentiary is just one of the reasons cited by Travel + Leisure magazine that earned Philadelphia the 18th spot in its list of the top 20 quirkiest U.S. cities .

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  5. Philly One of the Country's Quirkiest: SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... Suggestions include the Mutter Museum, where one can admire old and abnormal body parts, and the Eastern State Penitentiary, which once housed Al Capone. Natives of the City of Brotherly Love add to the quirkiness, characterized as "an ironic ...

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  6. These Are America's Quirkiest CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | TIME.com

    ... body parts on display at the medically oriented Mutter Museum or the creepy walkways of the Eastern State Penitentiary (once home to Al Capone), where you can also take the kids on a fun scavenger hunt. The city's nerve center for local quirky ...

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  7. These Four iPhone Photo Apps Have Great FiltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | IPod Observer

    ... so much as a brightness adjustment. Take the this shot of a rundown section of the now defunct Eastern State Penitentiary, taken with an iPhone 4, no flash (and no tripod unfortunately), and no filters. It's a good shot as it is. The second shot is ...

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  8. Genevieve Geer: The artist behind Le Puppet RegimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... feeling creatively stuck - until she came across a show of stained glass by Judith Schaechter at Eastern State Penitentiary. She was inspired to try stained glass work herself. "It's totally up my alley. It's persnickety and detail-oriented, and I ...

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  9. Video: Four Guys Attack 13-Year-Old in Fairmount for iPhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Phillymag.com

    Last Friday, a 13-year-old boy was walking by historic Eastern State Penitentiary on 22nd Street in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia when four teens attacked him and stole his iPhone. According to police, the boy was attacked from behind by the group at around 3:45 p.m. He was probably walking home from school.

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  10. Ossining's Sing Sing Museum Meets With Pennsylvania Prison OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    Historic Hudson River Towns and the Friends of the Sing Sing Historic Prison Museum hosted staff from Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia recently to share ideas and experience a tour of the facility.

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  11. Eastern State Penitentiary of Philadelphia teaches visitors prison lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In 2014, about 190,000 visitors walked its prison walls to learn about the infamous criminals, prison management and the architectural structure. The prison cell of Al Capone is recreated to showcase how the mobster lived in luxury.

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  12. Eastern State Penitentiary of Philadelphia teaches visitors prison lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In 2014, about 190,000 visitors walked its prison walls to learn about the infamous criminals, prison management and the architectural structure. The prison cell of Al Capone is recreated to showcase how the mobster lived in luxury.

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  13. AC/PASR plans bus tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Evening Sun

    ... American/Irish band Cherish the Ladies in Concert at the Johnny Doherty Music Festival; Oct. 7, Eastern State Penitentiary & Italian Market - Philadelphia; Oct. 17-18, Overnight in NYC; Nov. 21, New York City On Your Own. TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - ...

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  14. Galef Invites Public To Attend Historical State Penitentiary EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Ossining Daily Voice

    Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, along with the Friends of the Sing Sing Historic Prison Museum and Historic Hudson River Towns, invite the public to listen to experts share the history of Sing Sing Prison and Eastern State Penitentiary and the early rivalry that existed between the two penal systems' philosophies. Featured speakers will be Roger Panetta, Ph.D., from Fordham University and Sean Kelley, from Eastern State Penitentiary.

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  15. Friday the 13th: Zombies will come out from Behind the Walls in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... skate party at Dilworth Park's Rothman Institute Ice Rink. Hosted by Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, the Zombie Skate will feature spooky music by DJ Jen Blaze, TBTW giveaways, and zombies both on the ice and off. "This is the ...

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  16. 10 Things to Do in Philly This Week: German Cookbooks, Franz Kafka and No More Wire HangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Phillymag.com

    ... in the lobby. February 2nd, 6:15-8:30, Wilma Theater , 265 South Broad Street. -Bryan Butler. Eastern State Penitentiary welcomes Leslie Guy this Tuesday to be featured in their Searchlight Series. She is the director of curatorial services at the ...

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  17. Buscemi talks about the clinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Fox News

    Steve Buscemi recorded the audio tour for mob-boss jailhouse Eastern State Penitentiary long before he was known as Knucky Thompson. Viewing a cool exhibit is exciting all by itself, but hearing your favorite actor describe it while you're there? Now that's an experience.

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  18. Steve Buscemi tour at Eastern State PentitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Budget Travel

    Steve Buscemi recorded the audio tour for mob-boss jailhouse Eastern State Penitentiary long before he was known as Knucky Thompson. We talked with the creative geniuses behind several big-deal celebrity audio tours for the scoop on how the stars were involved and what to know before you go.

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  19. 135K volunteers spark Philly MLK DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... march to City Hall, then to Independence Mall at 6th and Market streets for a 3:30 p.m. rally. * Eastern State Penitentiary (Fairmont Avenue near 22nd Street) presents professional actors reading King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" at 11:30 a.m. ...

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  20. 135,000 volunteers spark Philly MLK DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... march to City Hall, then to Independence Mall at 6th and Market streets for a 3:30 p.m. rally. * Eastern State Penitentiary (Fairmont Avenue near 22nd Street) presents professional actors reading King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" at 11:30 a.m. ...

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