People tend to check in during these times:
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The area is a fun place to walk around, window shop, stop for coffee or just sit in the park on a bench and read. - Nikki
One of the five original open-space parks in the city. Grab a bench and people-watch in this bustling square, then head to one of the surrounding sidewalk cafes for lunch.
best place in the city to see the wealthiest and the poorest divided only by wooden bench dividers.
Look for the Visit Philly crew near the goat at 4 pm on 4sqday (4/16 – get it?). They’ll have giveaways for the first 16 people to show them their check-in.
bring a blanket and sit in the grass
Did you know it is one of the 5 original squares William Penn laid down? It's true!
Hang out on a nice day until you've bumped into five people you know. If you've lived in Philly for even a little bit of time, this won't take long.
Grab a warm grassy spot and relax!
Find the tree wearing a sweater
One of five original open-space parks planned by William Penn, this one is named after 18th-Century astronomer David Rittenhouse. It's now one of the most expensive areas to live in the city.
check out the holiday lights in the park after dark.. it's a beautiful place to take a walk after dinner in the city with a special person
enjoy the animal statues.
Keep ya shirt on.
pet the goat
All sorts of people, go up and introduce yourself!
Take pictures of strange people.
Winter or summer, this is the best spot to drink some coffee and people watch.
Sometimes you can see hipsters playing the actual game of foursquare!
Freaky people and dogs galore.
Check out the goat statue on the near the southwest entrance. He's got a nice pair of surprises for you near his tail.
cheese & wine parties in the park
farmers market stands on Saturdays! Cheese, local honey, flowers, and herbs for your herb garden!
Love Park is my favorite place in Philadelphia. Very cute date spot during the day.
Great park to people watch and relax.
Sit outside at Rouge, grab a drink, enjoy the scenery and people watch. Luxurious every time.
Head over to Federal Donuts and grab a few sweet snacks while you picnic in the park.
Did you know 18th St and Walnut was where Billy Ray played by Eddie Murphy was seen legless in the opening scene of Trading Places?
In the summer all the hot moms sit over by the goat statue
Wonderful park and Nice scenery. One of the best things about Center City.
Rittenhouse Square has 8 outdoor sculptures. Can you find them all?
Great Farmers market Saturdays and Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm
DO NOT FEED THE PIDGEONS. Watching them fly in formation to the peanuts that you probably got from the five guys near Liberty Place is one of the most frightening things I've ever seen.
There are jack points / power outlets so you can charge your laptop and enjoy the green and calm
Easy parking in deck next to B&N. Enjoy the nice weekend farmer's market. Get a burger and fries at Rouge. Mojito at Alma de Cuba on Walnut. Romantic dinner at nearby Tria.
Take a seat on a bench and do some people or animal watching.
The tree no longer has a sweater
Be alert of the big rittenhouse bush rats!! They'll catch ya by surprise during warmer seasons. Btw bring a blanket, the ground is always moist for some odd reason, unless you enjoy muddy grass stains
Good spot to watch weirdo pseudo gypsey people with hooks hoops and devil sticks. Just look out for a flying sock with a tennis ball stuck in it.
play chess in the park
Walnut Street near Rittenhouse Square is a Philly Fashionista's stomping ground. Take a stroll through the park and hit your favorite boutiques and restaurants along the way.
Talk to a wealthy old man long enough and he could give you money and/or show you his sex toy collection!
Rainy day but peaceful & quiet
Flower market May8-9
A great place to propose.
Check out Barnes and Noble if you're still into actual books not all the computerized crap