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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 29, 2014

The Franklin Institute Launches New Conversation Series Let’s Talk About Your Brain Tonight, Monday, September 29 With Help From A Former Philadelphia Eagle

Have you ever wondered what’s happening inside your noggin when you are injured, stressed or simply trying to make a decision? The Franklin Institute can help. In conjunction with its awesome new permanent exhibition, Your Brain, a brand-new after-hours series Let’s Talk About Your Brain: Conversations About Neuroscience and Society launches at The Franklin Institute […]

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September 29, 2014

Popular Theater Series A Play, A Pie And A Pint Brings New Plays, Pizza And Drinks, To Society Hill Playhouse, Starting October 2

Philadelphia-based production company Tiny Dynamite is devoted to staging contemporary theater in unconventional settings. This October, the company returns to the, appropriately, cozy Society Hill Playhouse to reprise its popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series, with a four-week run starting Thursday, October 2. Each week brings in a new one-act play by […]

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September 29, 2014

The King Of Prussia Beerfest Royale Returns This Saturday, October 4 With Craft And International Beer, Music, Food And More

Raise a glass! Beer-centric good times arrive at the King of Prussia mall for the annual King of Prussia Beerfest Royale which hits this Saturday, October 4. The beerfest starts on Thursday with a special happy hour event and continues with the blockbuster beerfest on Saturday. Look forward to brews from more than 50 breweries […]

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September 29, 2014

Cheu Noodle Bar Hosts Its Ramen Rumble Chef Showdown With Vernick Versus Elmi Tonight, Monday, September 29, 6 P.M.

Food fight! Tonight, Cheu Noodle Bar pits two of Philadelphia’s top chefs against one another for another edition of its noodle-soup face-off: A Ramen Rumble. Since opening in last year, Cheu owners Shawn Darragh and chef Ben Puchowitz have welcomed crowds of noodle-lovers to their compact Washington Square West dining room. With a smartly edited […]

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September 29, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens October 11 At The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University

This October, learn just how sweet science can be. On Saturday, October 11, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites visitors to enter the wonderful world of chocolate with its newest exhibit, Chocolate: The Exhibition. More than just a sweet treat, chocolate has played a vital role in history. Did you know that […]

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September 29, 2014

Manayunk Restaurant Week Returns To More Than 15 Restaurants With $15, $25 And $35 Dining Deals, September 28-October 10

Looking for a deal on dinner? Following the blockbuster Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, Manayunk Restaurant Week brings dinner deals to more than 15 restaurants throughout the neighborhood. Depending on the restaurant, three-course meals will ring in at $15, $25 or $35 — plus tax, tip and any alcoholic beverages. Visit Manayunk Brewing Company for elevated […]

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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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September 26, 2014

The Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, This Sunday, September 28

Dancers, floats, musicians and general Puetro Rican pride spice up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade, which hits Center City this Sunday, September 29. Beginning at noon, the parade will fill the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 18th Street to Eakins Oval at 24th Street. Look forward to a multi-hour parade […]

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September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

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