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September 29, 2014

Support Philadelphia’s Skateboarding Community At Street Level At Paine’s Park On Schuylkill Banks This Wednesday, October 1

Philadelphia’s skateboarding culture has deep roots, and Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund has an ambitious mission to capture the passion of the city’s skateboarding community and open an extensive series of skateparks throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Last spring, Paine’s Park opened to the joy of Philadelphia’s skaters, and the mixed-use public space — with skateboarding […]

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September 26, 2014

Awesome Event Alert: 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship Coming To PPL Park In October, Chance To See The U.S. Women’s National Team Play To Qualify For The 2015 World Cup

This is pretty awesome: the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship is going to be held at PPL Park on October 24 and 26. What’s the CONCAFAF Championship, you ask? It’s the tournament that determines who CONCACAF is sending to the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. CONCACAF, in case you’re curious, is one of six continental […]

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September 26, 2014

Philly’s Inaugural Bikes & Beers Ride Merges Two Of The City’s Favorite Pastimes, This Sunday, September 28

Like to bike? Like to drink beer? Like to hang out with friends while you bike and drink beer? If so, then Philly’s first Bikes & Beers ride is for you! This casual 14-mile bike ride begins along the banks of the Delaware River at Yards Brewing, where riders will head out in shifts every […]

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September 25, 2014

The First-Ever City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament Brings Ice Hockey Teams From Across The City Together For Three Days Of Games, September 26-28

This weekend, September 26 through 28, Drexel University’s men’s ice hockey team will present the inaugural City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament at the Class of 1923 Arena at the University of Pennsylvania. Six of the area’s major college ice hockey teams — Drexel, UPenn, Temple, La Salle, St. Joe’s and Villanova — will battle it […]

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September 17, 2014

The Rock ’N’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon And Health & Fitness Expo Returns This Weekend, September 19-21

Ready to rock? Now in its fifth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 21. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event, though. At every mile of the course, runners are greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise […]

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September 9, 2014

The Liberty Pro Rodeo Returns To The LuLu Shriners Arena In Plymouth Meeting For Its 26th Year, September 11-14

Dust off your spurs, your boots and your cowboy hat — it’s time for the 26th Annual Liberty Pro Rodeo at LuLu Shriners Arena in Plymouth Meeting. During this professional traveling rodeo, cowboys and cowgirls from across the country will compete for cash prizes in events that test their strength, stamina and skills. Spectators will […]

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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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August 20, 2014

Let’s Go Taney Dragons! Where To Watch Taney’s Next Game In The Little League World Series Tonight, August 20, At 7:30 P.M.

Let’s go Taney Dragons! After an awesome win on Sunday night, the Taney Dragons – the first team from Philly to ever play in the Little League World Series – play their third round game tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the entire city is behind them. In fact, it feels like almost everyone is cheering […]

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August 15, 2014

The Taney Dragons Play In The Little League World Series Today! Celebrate At The National Museum Of American Jewish History With Free Admission And A Viewing Party, Today, August 15

Center City’s own Taney Dragons take the field for the team’s first game of the Little League World Series today, Friday, August 15 at 3 p.m. Want to root, root, root for the home team? Heads up! The National Museum of American Jewish History is offering free admission all day today, Friday, August 15, to […]

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