Eastern State Penitentiary Newswire

Eastern State Penitentiary Newswire

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  1. A ghostly portrait of Portuguese architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | CNN

    ... America's Vanishing Landscape , features 100 forgotten sites, from churches to prisons. Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Though most of Holubow's photos are of America's Rust Belt (the former industry states around the ...

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  2. Ozzy Osbourne visits morbid Philly museums in 'World Detour' episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | PennLive.com

    ... History Channel, made stops at two gruesome destinations in particular: the MA1 4tter Museum and Eastern State Penitentiary. Both sites made our list of the seven creepiest places to visit in Philadelphia . Of course, it makes sense that the guy ...

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  3. If politicians were famous Philadelphia attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Mashable

    ... from afar, but it's unclear if anyone actually goes there. It's probably not worth the trek. Why Eastern State Penitentiary? Cruz looks like a vampire and the internet used to claim that he was the Zodiac Killer . It's fitting that he's an old jail ...

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  4. Prison system in focus in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | China Daily

    ... reform of criminal justice system is a key presidential campaign issue. A row of cells (right) in Eastern State Penitentiary, which is now a museum. photos by chen weihua / china daily The Eastern State Penitentiary in downtown Philadelphia looms ...

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  5. Everything I Know About Philadelphia From Movies and TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Film School Rejects

    ... Unbreakable was actually shot in another building's lobby). If you go crazy, you get sent to the Eastern State Penitentiary, seen in Twelve Monkeys . And if you want to get into trouble, head to West Philadelphia, which probably isn't at all as ...

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  6. During the DNC, include some gre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... with as few as five donkeys (50 points) you win a family fun pack that includes access to Eastern State Penitentiary, the National Constitution Center, Michener Art Museum and more. With 150 donkey points (15 donkeys) you earn Philadelphia 2016 swag ...

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  7. Local Bastille Day Celebration Says 'Viva La France,' At Eastern State PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... neighborhood, but in light of current events, will it happen this year? The folks over at Eastern State Penitentiary celebrated Bastille Day with a huge performance and celebration on Fairmount Avenue. Sean Kelly, Senior vice President at Eastern ...

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  8. See Invisible River's Beck Epoch this weekend.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Phillymag.com

    ... from Camden, returns to the area for a reunion of Tye Tribbett & GA. Bastille Day Festival @ Eastern State Penitentiary The 22nd annual festival kicks off at 2 p.m. with a French Family Carnival, leading up to a performance from cabaret troupe The ...

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  9. Top Family-Friendly Things To Do This Weekend July 15-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... - - - - - - - - - - - - The 22nd Annual Storming of the Bastille takes place this Saturday at the Eastern State Penitentiary. The festival takes a comical look back at the events that sparked the French Revolution, but with a Philly twist. The event ...

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  10. 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' to feature Colonial WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... and second teaser trailers show the Osbournes visiting sites such as Stonehenge in England and Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. Local Cox Communications customers can tune in on channel 59, and in high definition on channel 1059. DirecTV ...

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  11. Where to Celebrate Bastille Day This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Phillymag.com

    ... But if you're still looking for something besides catching as many Tastykakes as possible at the Eastern State Penitentiary , we've rounded up some other French-inspired Bastille Day events happening at restaurants around the city. Drinks will be ...

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  12. The Bearded Ladies will put on a show at Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Darryl MoranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Phillymag.com

    The Bearded Ladies cabaret troupe will put on a free Bastille Day show at Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Darryl Moran We've wrapped up Independence Day festivities for another year, but don't put away your red, white and blue gear just yet.

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  13. Fairmount Ave filling in, growing up, searches for identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | PlanPhilly

    ... modifications to the sections where tourism and foot-traffic are heavy particularly during Eastern State Penitentiary's long Halloween bash and around the coffee shops and restaurant rows. The plan suggests painted or planted curb bumpouts as ...

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  14. How to Celebrate Bastille Day in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Fodor's

    ... in song, dance, and beheadings by experimental cabaret troupe The Bearded Ladies at the Eastern State Penitentiary (standing in for the French Bastille). The crowd benefits from Marie Antoinette's "Let Them Eat Cake" philosophy when more than 2,000 ...

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  15. Things to do in Philadelphia this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Weekender

    ... for more information, including to learn about special programming at the museum. Prisons Today: Eastern State Penitentiary launched a new three-year exhibit, which studies the role of prisons in America, the impact of mass incarceration and the ...

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  16. Philly travel suggestions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Ask MetaFilter

    We will be in Philly for a couple of days in October. We know we want to go to the Eastern State Penitentiary haunted house, and we know we want to hit the Mutter Museum.

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  17. Philadelphia's historic Eastern State Penitentiary explores...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    ... term was coined here - a massive prison designed to rehabilitate and reform. Shut down in 1971, Eastern State Penitentiary today is one of Philadelphia's most popular tourist attractions, a monument to society's evolving views on incarceration. A ...

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  18. Philadelphia travel guide 2016: Rediscovering America's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    ... are clustered together, easily accessible by foot. For attractions farther afield -- including Eastern State Penitentiary, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute and others -- grab a $5, all-day pass on the Philly Phlash downtown ...

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  19. Incarceration, crime fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Times-Tribune

    ... our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars. A graph in the interior courtyard of the former Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia depicts the U.S. prison population in April. A trend has taken hold to safely reduce prison populations ...

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  20. Historic prison swaps out vintage radio in Al Caponea s cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A sharp-eyed boy who noticed that the vintage radio inside gangster Al Capone's former Philadelphia prison cell wasn't historically accurate has delivered a replacement. Thirteen-year-old Joey Warchal -who collects antique radios - took a tour of Eastern State Penitentiary and noticed that the radio in Capone's cell was wrong.

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