macys-christmas

People thoroughly enjoy the holidays with its many wonderful traditions. In Greek, the word Philadelphia means “brotherly love,” and the holiday season is when Philadelphia’s brotherly love shines most brightly. Some traditional events that highlight the holidays in Philadelphia are: Macy’s Christmas Lights Show. Since 1956, the Wanamaker building, which […]

Philadelphia’s nickname, "The City of Brotherly Love" comes from Greek words that William Penn used when founding the city: "phileo," meaning love and "adelphos," meaning brother. The name Philadelphia has endured for several centuries now and so has the nickname "The City of Brotherly Love." With its famed Love Park, […]