The History of Philly’s Favorite Pretzel

    When Dan DiZio was 11 years old, he sold 1,000 pretzels in a day for his neighbor. His pretzel passion continued all the way into adulthood when he co-opened the Philly Pretzel Factory, a favorite among Philadelphians. See how it all began, and find out if YOU have what it takes to fold the perfect pretzel.

    You may know the names Edward “Babe” Heffron and William “Wild Bill” Guarnere from the HBO TV show, Band of Brothers. The two South Philly veterans were memorialized at Herron Park, honoring their friendship and heroism during World War II.

    What’s the best aspect of designing a board game? From the intricate illustrations to creating the rules, Philadelphia’s own Cardboard Fortress takes us into the magical world of creating tabletop games.

    Plus, Catherine Smith of ‘Her Bags Were Packed’ joins us to talk about making the most of holiday travels, and we build a gingerbread house with Barry’s Buns!

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