The United States got its Independence from Britain on July 4, 1776 in Independence Hall in Philadelphia. There are many historical places to go to including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
"The City of Brotherly Love" is home to the most awesome sports including the awesome football team called the Eagles, the "phantastic" baseball team called the Phillies, the passionate basketball team called the 76ers, a.k.a the Sixers, and the orangest hockey team called the Flyers. Those stupid Non-Philadelphians call us the "worst fans," but most of them haven't been here. If they did, they would know we were the best!
Philadelphia has many nicknames.
-City of Brotherly Love
-City that Loves You Back
-The Best City Ever
-The Coolest City Ever
-The Tastiest City Ever
-The City that is so Awesome than NO other City can Compare!
and Tasty Kakes for dessert. It is where there is a Wawa on every corner, and you look forward to the 1st day of Spring when Rita's gives out free "wooder" ice. It is where you know it's a hoagie, not a sub and the shore, not the beach. Most importantly, where everyone is brothers and it is ok to say hello to someone you don't know if they are a birds fan. That is Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love... Outsiders will never understand
-And by the way, the only reason "The Real World" initially cancelled shooting in Philly was because of the Unions. With that worked out, it is coming back and filming this spring.
Anyone that does not like Philadelphia or its residents is simply jealous. Jealous of our uniqueness. Jealous of our passion for sports, no matter what the score is they still represent our blue-collar heritage. Jealous of our extremeness. Jealous of our overwhelming personalities. Jealous of the way we pour our hearts into everything we do. Jealous of our food. And most importantly, jealous of our pride.
We don’t care what others think. We don’t try to be like any other city. We simply are who we are. The Vet was not an arena that held sporting events, it was our family. It holds memories for every resident. The Philadelphia flair is something that is imbedded is us since birth. We can speak to other Philadelphians in our slang and feel an unwritten camaraderie that cannot be shared by others. Our life is our city and it is something that no one understands unless you are truly from here.
For those that are not fans: Please continue to tell us how much you don’t like us or our city because it only gives us more fuel to tell you why we are and always will be better than you.
Philadelphia - The Birthplace of America.