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August 27, 2013

The Independence Seaport Museum Offers Kayak And Small Boat Rentals To Sea-Loving Guests, Now Through October 13

Now through October 13, be the captain of your own adventure on the Delaware River. The Independence Seaport Museum now offers one-person and two-person kayak rentals and small and large rowboat rentals on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Boat rentals are available from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, and from 2 to 8 [...]

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August 21, 2013

Sign Up Now: Rock, Roll And Run At The Rock ′N′ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, Sunday, September 15

Now in its fourth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 15. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event. At every mile of the course, runners will be greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise extravaganza is [...]

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August 2, 2013

Begin Your Morning With Lululemon’s Free Urban Yoga At The Piazza, Saturdays Through September 7

Start your weekend on the right … stretch as Lululemon Urban Yoga brings in yogis to instruct city dwellers every Saturday morning this summer. From 9 to 10 a.m., bring your yoga mat to The Piazza at Schmidt’s for a morning of free yoga taught by local professionals. No matter your skill level, everyone is [...]

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July 31, 2013

Chefs Jose Garces, Marc Vetri And Peter McAndrews To Serve Up Signature Fare At Lincoln Financial Field For The 2013 Philadelphia Eagles Season

The new era of gourmet sports food leaves no stadium behind. Football fans cheering on our Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field this fall will certainly applaud a tasty new partnership. ARAMARK, Lincoln Financial Field’s food and beverage provider, and three top Philadelphia chefs are set to bring locally conceived, epicurean-approved menus to the stadium. [...]

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July 29, 2013

Trophy Bikes In Northern Liberties Hosts A “Tiny Bicycle Concert” Following A Citywide Bicycle Ride From 30th Street Station, Tomorrow, July 30

Bicyclists, take note, Tuesday, July 30 is your day. Trophy Bikes in Northern Liberties hosts the Banjo Brothers’ seventh bike shop concert, a nationwide series of bicycle rides and concerts. At 6 p.m., grab your helmet and bicycle, and head to Bridgewater’s Pub at 30th Street Station for a public bike ride to the Northern [...]

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July 12, 2013

Attention Athletes And Spectators: Four Fun-Loving Races Hit Philly This Month, Including The Color Run This Sunday, July 14

On your mark, get set, go! Whether you want to get muddy, resemble the rainbow, run around in your pajamas, or head to AC, these four athletic events put a fun spin on traditional racing while raising money for great causes. • Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race: Now in its fourth year, the first off-road [...]

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June 19, 2013

Celebrate Go Skate Day At Paine’s Park With Pro Skateboarder Demos, Live Music, Amateur Skate Contest And More, Friday, June 21

Every year on June 21, skateboarders around the world pick up their boards, blow off all other obligations and celebrate skateboarding for Go Skate Day. In Philadelphia, local skaters can mark the day at brand-new Paine’s Park, an awesome new skatepark that just opened this past May and was designed by Anthony Bracali of Friday [...]

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June 19, 2013

Tour Eastern State Penitentiary And Play Ball During The Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby In Fairmount, Thursday, June 20

This Thursday, sports fans and history buffs should venture to Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount for a cool opportunity to play ball, tour the prison and drink beer. Kicking off the new “Exploring Sports & Rec” series at Eastern State, the evening includes an expertly guided tour of the prison’s off-the-beaten-path recreational spaces and a [...]

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June 17, 2013

Quotable: Phil Mickelson Loves Philadelphia Fans And Wants The U.S. Open To Return To Merion Soon

We spent some quality time at Merion for the U.S. Open over the last week and it was a pretty great experience. We’d been looking forward to the tournament coming to town for a while now and it did not let us down. Not only were we excited for the golf, but for the entire [...]

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June 14, 2013

Reminder: The U.S. Open Experience At Independence Mall Brings A Jumbotron, Official Merchandise, Putting Greens And More To Center City, Through June 16

Sure, U.S. Open is sold-out. But, remember folks, Merion Golf Club isn’t the only place in town getting in on the golf action. This weekend the USGA, the association that puts on the Open, is teaming up with the Independence Visitor Center to host an interactive extravaganza. The U.S. Open Experience at Independence Mall brings [...]

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