Amazon took the world by storm a few weeks ago when the company announced it would be accepting bids for the placement of its second headquarters. Since the announcement, cities across the country have come up with clever ploys to try to gain Amazon’s attention. Philadelphia especially has gone above and beyond. A simple search on Google will show you the numerous articles written about why Philly would be such a great place for Amazon’s HQ2. All of them are wonderful reads, but most are missing the essential elements of what makes Philadelphia, Philadelphia...so here’s our not-so-conventional list of why we think #PhillyisPrime.
Cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and tastykakes? What else could you want? To be honest, I’m not sure what the food is like in Seattle, but I’m sure you won’t regret eating anywhere in Philly. Every corner is boasting with unique eateries that all 50,000 of you Amazonians will have somewhere delicious to eat every single day.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and of course Rocky are just some of the television shows and movies based on Philadelphia and Philadelphia people. If they can make entire shows about Philly... Amazon, you can move your headquarters here.