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July 28, 2014

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Beginning this Thursday, July 31, the BlackStar Film Festival screens more than 40 films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Running through Sunday, August 3, the festival has been hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine and aims to bring forward oft-overlooked films. This year’s theme “Music is […]

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July 25, 2014

Weekend Picks: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Spruce Street Harbor Park, East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival, Free Movie Screenings, Final Days Of Old City Restaurant Week And University City Dining Days, XPoNential Music Festival And More

If there was ever a night made to check out a beer garden, tonight is that night. It’s absolutely beautiful outside — sunny, clear and completely humidity-free. Luckily, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series is heading back to one of the standout stars of the Philadelphia’s summer attractions: the amazing Spruce Street Harbor Park at […]

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July 25, 2014

Head To Mt. Airy For Its Finally Friday Festivities Featuring Music, Free Beer, Shopping, Food Discounts And More, Today, July 25

The final Friday of the month in Mt. Airy means live music, free beer, food discounts, shopping and more in celebration of its monthly Finally Friday event. Today, July 25, head to the bustling neighborhood for a variety of specials to get you ready for the weekend. Start the party with free beer tastings at […]

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July 24, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Concert At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Movie Screenings Across The City, University City Dining Days, Pairings On The Parkway And More

Gear up for the weekend at a ton of outdoor (and indoor) happenings all over the city. Thursday nights mean free movie screenings all around the city — Ride Along at Penn’s Landing, Zoolander at the Schuylkill Banks and Jingle Bell Rocks! at Clark Park. Tonight, a special event arrives at Spruce Street Harbor Park, […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Orchestra Accompanies BYOB Screenings Of West Side Story And Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann, July 30-31

Summer nights are meant to be spent outside. This summer, The Philadelphia Orchestra takes the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts to perform the soundtrack to a number of feature films. The three-night series started last week with Gladiator Live, but luckily, there’s still plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the […]

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July 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Special Events At The Oval, Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, University City Dining Days, Old City Restaurant Week, Center City Sips And More

Add some pep to your mid-week with any number of the great events on tap for tonight. The Oval starts its daily programming for the week (which runs from Wednesday through Sunday) with a free workout class, bocce ball league, swing dance class and plenty of frosty brews at its beer garden. Discounted dinner options […]

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July 22, 2014

Our Picks For Where To Dine Alfresco During University City Dining Days, Running Through Sunday, July 27

It’s no secret that dining and drinking alfresco is one of the major perks of summertime. University City Dining Days invites diners to take it outside at many of the restaurants participating in the 10-day dinner deal event. Whether you’re looking to dine on an elevated patio (City Tap House!) or dine along street level […]

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July 22, 2014

Join HyLo Labs And Cheu Noodle Bar For The 3rd Space, A New Monthly Event And Interview Series Launching This Thursday, July 24

A great public place gives its guests a sense of belonging, connection and maybe even inspiration. This week, the good folks of HyLo Labs take public spaces to a personal level with the launch of a monthly event and interview series, The 3rd Space. Celebrating both HyLo’s third business anniversary and its creative community on […]

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July 22, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Takes The Stage To Perform Chart-Topping Beatles Songs And Music From Pixar Feature Films, July 23-26

The Philadelphia Orchestra raises a hat to popular culture as it performs special concerts this week at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. On Wednesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24, the Philadelphia Orchestra channels a certain hugely-successful 1960s boy band from across the pond as it performs Classical Mystery Tour with the Philadelphia […]

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July 21, 2014

Spruce Street Harbor Park Hosts A Free Pop-Up Concert With Purling Hiss & Chris Forsyth And The Solar Motel Band This Thursday, July 24

This summer, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Spruce Street Harbor Park has transformed an urban riverside into a lush oasis right at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. For those who haven’t yet […]

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