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Discovering Philadelphia's Neighborhoods

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clockwise from top left: Baltimore Ave by J. Fusco, Penn Park by G. Widman, Christian Street by R. Kennedy, and Penn Treaty Park by M. Kennedy
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A new Philadelphia tourism initiative is encouraging visitors and residents alike to explore restaurants, galleries, culture, and nightlife in neighborhoods just beyond Center City. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the campaign by the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, or GPTMC, paints portraits of nearby neighborhoods that are attracting visitors.

A new section of GPTMC's website is devoted to 14 neighborhoods, with maps, videos, and social media integration. Check it out here!

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GPTMC Executive Director Meryl Levitz talks with Susan Lewis about discovering arts, culture, and more in neighborhoods beyond Center City.

As senior producer of arts and culture, Susan writes and produces stories about music and the arts. She’s host and producer of WRTI’s TIME IN online interview series, and producer of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series, to which she also contributes weekly intermission interviews. She’s also been a regular host of WRTI’s Live from the Performance Studio sessions.