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July 31, 2014

Celebrate Jerry Garcia’s Birthday At North Bowl With A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Vendors, Grateful Dead Tunes And Drink Specials, Friday, August 1

On August 1, 2014, iconic musician Jerry Garcia would have been 72 years old. The late Grateful Dead frontman inspired a generation of hippie rockers, and continues to influence musicians across nearly every genre — from rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae and country to improvisational jazz, psychedelia and space rock. This Friday, August 1, celebrate […]

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July 31, 2014

The Martha Graham Cracker Spectacular Celebrates The Cabaret’s 9th Anniversary, This Saturday, August 2 At Johnny Brenda’s

Celebrate nine years of the Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret with a one-of-a-kind performance celebration at Johnny Brenda’s, this Saturday, August 2. One of the city’s best-known and most-beloved drag queens, Martha Graham Cracker is a local legend played by Dito Van Reigersber, also of the awesome Pig Iron Theatre Company, a Philly-based company that presents […]

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July 31, 2014

The Annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series Brings A Fun-Filled Afternoon Of Bike Racing, A Block Party And More To West Chester, Saturday, August 2

Yet another reason to love Philly: one of the east coast’s most important and popular professional bike races takes place right in our backyard. This Saturday, August 2, crowds and bike riders will gather in West Chester for the 10th annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series, an afternoon and evening of racing and other outdoor […]

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July 31, 2014

Thomas The Tank Engine Visits The Garden Railway At Morris Arboretum This Weekend, August 2-3

Bring the kids! This weekend, August 2 and 3, Morris Arboretum invites a special train to its Garden Railway tracks — Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. Watch Thomas the Tank engine wind through the quarter-mile track which features miniature buildings made completely of natural materials. Throughout the railroad, guests can expect seven loops, 15 […]

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July 31, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, Fringe Festival Fun, Bacon Fest At The Oval And More On Friday, August 1

It’s time to check in to a summer weekend filled with arts and urban nightlife: this Friday, August 1 is First Friday in Philadelphia. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, unseasonably gorgeous weather […]

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July 30, 2014

Reminder: Get Ready For The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series, Four Days Of Angler Action On The Delaware River, August 7-10

Get ready for some serious fishing action, Philadelphia. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia this summer to cast their lines during four days of competition, August 7-10. Competition Overview Held on the Delaware River, the four-day, catch-and-release match is Philadelphia’s first-ever […]

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July 30, 2014

The Philadelphia Bacon Fest At The Oval Returns For Its 2nd Year Of Live Music, Food Trucks And A Free Outdoor Screening Of A Film Starring Kevin Bacon, This Friday, August 1

This Friday, August 1, The Awesome Fest teams up with The Oval for the second annual Philadelphia Bacon Fest — a full night of bacon foodstuffs with a side of Kevin Bacon. Gear up for the city’s favorite bacon festival as The Oval hosts themed programming all day long. Enjoy free bacon samples (turkey bacon, […]

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July 30, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 2nd Street Festival With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More In Northern Liberties This Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season thrives this August, and annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza the 2nd Street Festival rocks on Sunday, August 3 from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment is set to fill The Piazza at Schmidt’s and six blocks of 2nd Street, with a Philly-centric lineup of live bands, three stages, […]

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July 30, 2014

Di Bruno Bros. Continues Its Summer Salute With Free Tastings At Its Market East Outpost Every Saturday Throughout August

As most of Di Bruno Bros.’ loyal customer base already know, the gourmet retailer is routinely generous with free samples. Shoppers go in innocently, intending to buy a little ricotta salata, and come out having tasted every sheep’s milk cheese from the European continent. This summer, in celebration of the company’s 75th anniversary, the Market […]

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July 29, 2014

Save The Date: The Peddler’s Village Peach Festival And Sidewalk Sale Returns To Celebrate National Peach Month, August 8-10

In celebration of National Peach Month, Peddler’s Village in Bucks County will be feeling peachy keen this August. On August 8, 9 and 10, the family-friendly Bucks County shopping and entertainment destination hosts its annual Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale. All weekend long, sweet locally harvested peaches inspire eats and entertainment. For those looking for […]

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