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Call it the result of climate change, call it what you will; a polar bear and penguin were recently seen on the last bit of snow in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. Eyewitnesses say that the polar bear and penguin stayed in the park until late in the evening, then went to the Field House on Filbert Street where they watched the Philadelphia Eagles destroy the Chicago Bears, 54-11.

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Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square is ripe for classic holiday photos.  The tree is up, the lights are hung, and it’s 65 degrees three days before Christmas.  Maybe not entirely classic.  Snow-covered would have been nice.  Although for the fair-weather photographer, it’s not so bad. After having been away from Philadelphia for over ten years, moving back last week and living just two blocks from this beautiful park is a real treat. It’s also worth… Read More