[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Will be in Philly, anything I should check out

Ray Sills raysills3 at verizon.net
Mon Jul 18 17:46:12 EDT 2016

Be aware that there has been friction between Uber drivers and licensed taxi/limo drivers in Philly.  The cabbies complain that they have to pay more to the city to operate, and Uber undercuts what they have to charge.  They may be demonstrations during convention week against Uber drivers.

73 de Ray

> On Jul 18, 2016, at 1:03 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> I will be in that area too a few of those days as an Uber driver. I do know
> that Uber put an alert months to all their drivers in the area letting them
> know about the Convention. So most likely there will be lots of Uber & Lyft
> drivers in the Philly. They all will be out there because they know that
> there will be high demand. I did Uber one day a few months ago and there
> are generally a lot of drivers available. A lot of people use it there.
> I'm often in the Cherry Hill area because I visit my girlfriend there and
> we sometimes go into Philly. There are a few restaurants that I enjoyed,
> but can't recall the names. I would have to ask my girlfriend the names.
> One place that I remembered was Lllama Tooth. They had a good food and a
> good selection of craft beers.
> I have heard that Pumkin is a good restaurant, but haven't been there.
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 9:32 AM, Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> Hi. This week I'm going to Philly to prep for the Democratic National
>> Convention. I know there are some locals on this group and I'm asking
>> if there is anything I should check out in the ways of finding food to
>> some cool places to go. I figure Mon-Fri I will be nuts, Sat/Sun I
>> should have some time. Any advice is appreciated.

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