Speaker, Irene Levy Baker

Irene Levy Baker

Irene Levy Baker is author of 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die & Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia and owner of Spotlight Public Relations. Irene is always hungry for adventures that will surprise and delight her readers.


100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die

Stroll along cobblestone streets. Duck into secret speakeasies. Explore urban parks.

100 Things to Do in Philadelphia Before You Die provides the inside scoop on well-known attractions and hidden gems plus tips on snagging reservations at trendy restaurants, scoring discounts, and getting the most out of each experience. This updated edition includes more things to do, see, and taste, new itineraries, and updates to every page.

First-time visitors will discover must-see attractions, including Reading Terminal Market and the Museum of the American Revolution along with Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, mural tours, Spruce Street Harbor Park, and other only-in- Philadelphia sights. Born and raised on cheesesteaks? This book takes long-time Philadelphians to under-the-radar spots, from an old fashioned rodeo to a former opera house turned modern venue for A-list performers, up 60 floors to indulge in cocktails and down a tiny alley to visit the city’s oldest tavern.

Find out why Philadelphia was the only city in the country to make National Geographic’s list of best places to visit. And don’t miss out on the fun as author Irene Levy Baker shares secrets she’s learned while working in Philadelphia’s hospitality industry for three decades.