Friday, July 31, 2015

Cruisin'

There will be two sailing restaurants out of Penn's Landing.

Cruisin'

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The Philadelphia Belle cruises up the Delaware River in front of the Philadelphia skyline, heading to a ceremony at Penn´s Landing. (Clem Murray / Staff<br />Photographer )
The Philadelphia Belle cruises up the Delaware River in front of the Philadelphia skyline, heading to a ceremony at Penn's Landing. (Clem Murray / Staff Photographer )

Philadelphia will double its complement of sailing restaurants next spring when the Philadelphia Belle starts offering lunch, brunch, dinner, and moonlight cruises from Penn's Landing.

The Philadelphia Belle -- as this paddlewheel riverboat has been rechristened -- arrived at Penn's Landing after a voyage down the Mississippi, through the Gulf of Mexico, and up the Atlantic. It now will get months of fit-out.

There will be some competition in play here.

Tom D'Amato, the Belle's vice president and general manager, previously was a VP with Entertainment Cruises, which operates the Spirit of Philadelphia, berthed just downriver.

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