Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary (Photo credit: Jeff Fusco / EasternState.org)

Philly penitentiary offers taste of prison food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia is a city that has become renowned for its hip and innovative restaurant scene. But a local tourist attraction is offering decidedly different fare this weekend: prison food. Eastern State Penitentiary […]


Examples of shanks made by inmates at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The defunct and decayed prison serves as one of Philadelphia's quirkiest tourist attractions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Shivs, more on display at historic Philly prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Dozens of prison artifacts are set for display at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. The brief exhibit opens Saturday and runs for 10 days.



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,184 other followers