How Well Do You Know Philly? Quiz

Only people who played at Black Sheep last week got to do the Philly Fun Spots Round because we did this one for the Travel Channel, so I’m gonna drop it on ya here to see how ya do.

  1. In what building will you find the Dream Garden, the stunning Tiffany Glass mosaic based on a painting by Maxfield Parrish?
  2. This park used to be a drug haven, but after recent renovations it now has a carousel and putt putt golf course.
  3. What cheap and beloved mexican restaurant will you find at 908 Washington Street?
  4. This legendary music venue first opened in 1870, and is the only 19th century Victorian Theater still in operation in the United States.
  5. Built in 1927, this Philly gem is known as the Cathedral of College Basketball.
  6. This 45 acre garden in Fairmount Park is named after it’s founder, a Quaker farmer who was one of Ben Franklin’s good friends.
  7. The oldest continually operated bar in Philadelphia opened in 1860. What is it?
  8. Judy Wicks founded this West Philly favorite 26 years ago, and just gave up ownership last month.
  9. Formerly the lunchroom for a long since shuttered brewery, it is now one of the funkiest music venues in town.
  10. Many Philadelphians claim that the best cheesesteak around isn’t in Philly at all, but on Henry Avenue in nearby Roxborough.

  1. The Curtis Center
  2. Franklin Square
  3. Veracruzana
  4. Trocadero
  5. The Palestra
  6. Bartram’s Gardens
  7. McGillan’s Olde Ale House
  8. White Dog Café
  9. Ortlieb’s Jazzhaus
  10. D’Alessandro’s (Chubby’s also acceptable)

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