I live in Philadelphia, and my favorite newspaper is the New York Time, so you can imagine my glee when I came across this article.
What makes a great walking city? The American Podiatric Medical Association and Prevention magazine ranked Philadelphia one of its top 12 nationwide, in part because it has the highest podiatrist-per-capita ratio in the United States. But a more realistic definition might be that it is a place where you can easily and quickly get from one attraction to another — but you don’t really want to. Potential detours and pleasant interruptions abound in this city, from horse-headed hitching posts to 19th-century row houses to a tiny bakery-cafe with one two-person table that clears out just in time for you.