Guide to Philly Sports Bars

By Tamara Anderson, Examiner.com Whether you are a fan of the Eagles, Sixers, Flyers, Phillies or college sports, it is vital that you find a sports bar to complement the bigger-than-life personality of most Philadelphia fans. The City of Brotherly Love enjoys its sports just as much as its cheesesteaks and Yards Pale Ale. We […]

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Best Bloody Mary Bars in Seattle

By Kristy Stevens-Young, Examiner.com The holiday and winter months are full of friends, fun and often too much indulgence. When that happens, it’s time to turn to the healing powers of a strong Bloody Mary. When it comes to a good Bloody Mary, Seattle has choices abound. When good isn’t good enough, try one of these five […]

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Best Bloody Mary Bars in Philadelphia

By Jeffrey B. Roth, Examiner.com While there are a number of folk remedies that claim to help cure a hangover, none is quite as tasty or enjoyable as the versatile Bloody Mary. And believe it or not, there is a basis for supporting the claim that Bloody Marys are an antidote to hangovers. Essentially, when […]

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What to Do This Weekend in Seattle

By Sue Gabel, Examiner.com The week after Thanksgiving is the official start of the Christmas holiday season and Seattle is always bustling with a variety of events. Several activities in the Seattle area will be around through the New Year, while others may only be experienced this coming weekend. Be sure to check out this […]

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What to Do This Weekend in Philadelphia

By Mary Dunks, Examiner.com Are you looking to do something a little different this weekend? From bubbly nightlife fun to holiday family outings, there is something for everyone this weekend in Philadelphia. But don’t think you can put off going until later–these great events are only here for the weekend. Mo Bash: Mustaches, Art & […]

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Best Places to Cut Down Your Christmas Tree Near Seattle

By Megan Knight, Examiner.com Christmas is fast approaching and nothing brings the season into focus like the perfect holiday tree. Each year, family traditions are born with people hiking out to cut down their own fresh Christmas tree.  There is no better way to fill your home with the smell and look of the holidays […]

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Best Soup Joints in Seattle

By Karie Engels, Examiner.com Us Northwestern natives have a few favorites we enjoy this chilly time of year. A hearty minestrone, dungeness crab clam chowder, smoked salmon chowder, chicken gumbo, and oyster stew. We are fortunate to have some of the best restaurants, chowder houses and soup joints right here in the beautiful City of […]

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Guide to Comfort Food in Philadelphia

By Tamara Anderson, Examiner.com Comfort food reminds us of those cold days when only a nice bowl of chili topped with shredded cheddar can keep us warm and happy. These friendly locales give you the same feeling as soon as you walk through the door. The variety of  good-old fashioned “mom’s recipe” choices will keep […]

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Plenty of Blame to Go Around in Seahawks’ Loss in Miami

By Chris Cluff, Examiner.com If only the Seahawks could fully blame a poor call by the referee for their 24-21 loss in Miami on Sunday. While that roughing-the-passer flag in the fourth quarter helped Miami score a cheap touchdown, the fact is the Seahawks’ defense had every chance to make 21 points hold up, and […]

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