4 South New Middletown Road, Media, PA, US, 19063
- Phone: (610) 565-5800
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Philadelphia popularly known as 'Philly' is the largest city in Pennsylvania. A treasure trove of museums, art galleries and entertainment venues, the city is abuzz with various literary fests and cultural activities the year round. Quaint stores, designer boutiques and numerous other arty stores add to the overall glamor and charm of this destination.
This Center City establishment offers translations services in over 90 languages. Document translation, desktop publishing, interpretation and voice-overs are available at competitive prices for tourists and business travelers. Interpreters can assist customers via telephone or live conversation.
The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia promotes a better understanding of cultural, social, business, educational and political differences between Japan and the United States by offering programs that focus on U.S. and Japanese customs and relationships. Educational, cultural and social programs provide an opportunity for developing personal relationships with members of both the Japanese and American communities in Philadelphia. Membership is open to individuals, non-profit organizations and corporations and complements the infrastructure that makes Greater Philadelphia attractive to Japanese businesses. Call for schedule of events.
The PHLASH runs shuttle routes to entertainment centers on South Street and Columbus Boulevard, Center City restaurants and museums on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Tours of the Old City/Independence Park area are also given. Purple buses arrive at stops every ten minutes seven days a week. These modern buses are a great way to get a taste of the city's cultural, shopping and historical districts without spending a fortune on cab fare. All day passes are available for a few dollars. Children under 5 and seniors over 65 ride free. For details about the route, please check the website.
Once the hub of Philadelphia railway travel until the advent of 30th Street Station, Penn Center is still in use. This station conducts connections to all of SEPTA's (the local mass transit provider) regional rail lines. Underground passages to the Market El, Broad Street Subway and Subway-Surface lines can also be found here. Located under the Clothespin statue and close to City Hall, the Penn Center has multiple entrances in the 15th-17th Streets area.
Tria Fermentation School will help you impress your friends with your knowledge of wine. Come here to learn how to distinguish between various types of good cheese, beer and most importantly, wine! Find out which wine must be paired with what cheese. Classes are conducted by Job Myerow, the owner of the Tria Cafe and a renowned author on the subject. So the next time you are visiting a bar or wine room, you can be as sure of your drinks as you are of your food! For details on classes, check the website.
Philadelphia was founded by Quakers in 1681. The Quaker philosophy of tolerance and discussion has shaped this city. The Information Center is a comfortable place to talk, browse, read and acquire Quaker literature. The center is staffed between 9am and 5pm on weekdays, but is designed to be useful to walk-in visitors even when it's not staffed. A wide variety of literature, maps, charts, sample books and catalogs are available and employees will be happy to answer questions and make appropriate referrals to Quaker (or Friends, as they're called) resources. The Quaker Information Center is located in the lobby of the Friends Center, which houses eight Quaker organizations.
ALS has a full range of interpreting and translation services for all occasions. Assistance is available in any language or on any subject. Legal documents, financial statements, films, brochures, advertising and software services can be provided on a rush basis for all your international needs. All translations are certified and accurate. Multimedia projects such as voice-overs and subtitles can be completed on site.
The Comcast Center is the newest addition to Philadelphia's skyscrapers. Built in 2007, this 57-story building(975 ft.)is now the largest skyscraper in Philadelphia. It has ample space for offices and has helped make the metro more easily accessible through its connection with SEPTRA rail lines via Suburban Station. In addition, it also has eco-friendly aspects such as recycled materials and large windows to help reduce energy costs.
Thomas Jefferson University is one of the largest private medical colleges in the United States. A new emergency and trauma center was built in 1990 and now serves as a regional trauma center and federally designated spinal cord injury center.