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A Beer Garden With a Touch of "Independence"

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    Groundswell Design Group
    An artist's rendering of the beer garden.

    What goes great with learning about the First Continental Congress and the origins of the Liberty Bell? A beer of course.

    A beer garden is set to come to a parcel of land adjacent to Independence Mall. Called Independence Beer Garden, it's set to open July 4 (which makes total sense.)

    Michael Schulson, the chef behind Sampan on 13th Street, is opening the place and it's being designed by Groundswell Design Group, a landscape architecture firm that designed Talula's Garden, Morgan's Pier and the 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show. Read more about this story on

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