Simple, understated and rough around the edges. Those descriptions are fitting not just for Philadelphia, but for the city’s take on the holidays. And no one captures the importance of that more eloquently than Jo Ann Allen. The Morning Edition host revels in her decision to stick around for her first Christmas in Philadelphia.
Jo Ann hits a point many in the region fail to see; that crooked, mishapen, poorly decorated tree in City Hall is one of many holiday symbols in the city. And it’s far from being the highlight.