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I had to travel to Philly for work for a few days.  Why am I still so bad at leaving my kids, dog and husband?  The trip was a bit grueling in that I missed them all .. but Rittenhouse Square is an area I hadn’t seen much of before.  What cute streets and alleys!  And there is a mural walking tour that I must see the next time I go…

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quite the music zone outside my hotel door

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co-workers relaxing in swing chairs

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This quiet little sleepy area resembles Governors Island a bit – except that it’s clear that the fire department of New York likes to ‘practice’ in some of the buildings here so some houses are singed and battered. Like Governors it is open to bikes, pedestrians and scooters more often than to cars. There are amazing views of Throg’s Neck bridge from most of the main streets and a great playground for kids. We plan on having a few more picnics at this sweet location (which is right here in Queens) before the weather gets any cooler ..

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