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It’s Jensen Toussaint, Editor of PHILADELPHIA Today, with a new edition of “The Philadelphia Roundup.”

Like previous editions, this “Philadelphia Roundup” will sure to catch your attention in more ways than one.

This holds true whether you’re a foodie, a history buff, or an advocate.

Here are some of the most interesting stories of Philadelphia.

Top Spots in Philadelphia to Grab a Breakfast Sandwich

We all love our different kinds of breakfast foods and breakfast sandwiches are quite the popular option, writes Michael Klein and Neil Bardhan for The Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia is full of destinations with delicious breakfast sandwiches.

Whether it’s at Adelie Coffee House in Germantown; Bart’s Bagels in West Philadelphia; or Vincenzo’s in South Philadelphia, you’re likely to find a good breakfast sandwich regardless of any neighborhood you live or work in. 

Read more about the 50 best breakfast sandwiches at The Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Before I-95

Before the I-95 Girard Avenue Interchange Improvement Project came to be, tons of artifacts were pulled up, says Bob Kelly for FOX 29

There is a museum in Philadelphia — The I-95 Archaeology Center — that features those very artifacts. 

That museum is located in Fishtown.

Learn more about the history prior to I-95 in FOX 29

Philadelphia Newstands to Sell More Items?

Councilmember Mark Squilla has sponsored a bill to allow Philadelphia newsstands to sell more items, writes Jordan Levy for Billy Penn at WHYY.

While currently, the sellable items newsstands can carry are tightly regulated, the bill would allow the operators to sell things like flowers, health products, beauty aids, and sports apparel.

Read more about why Councilmember Squilla wants to bring this flexibility to the city in Billy Penn at WHYY.

Two Awards Go to Drexel Dance Marathon

Drexel Dance Marathon recently won two nationally recognized awards at the Dance Marathon Leadership Conference last August, writes Nicole Marie for The Triangle

One award was the Miracle Maker award for its increased fundraising percentage from the previous year, and the other was the Ryan White Award for Overcoming Adversity

The organization was brought to Drexel University in 2020, and hosts various fundraisers and events throughout the year to connect students with miracle families.

Learn more about the Drexel Dance Marathon and its impact in The Triangle.

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