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October 1, 2014

Reading Terminal Market Named One Of The 10 Best Public Spaces In America

It’s no secret to us that Philadelphia can claim some of the finest food-driven establishments in the entire country. Today, though, one of our quintessential culinary destinations has been nationally recognized: Reading Terminal Market is one of 2014′s Great Places in America. Each year, the Washington D.C.-based American Planning Association names significant public spaces to […]

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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 24, 2014

Last And Final Chance: Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes For The Season With A Weekend-Long Festival, September 26-28

It’s really happening. After an excellent extension through September, alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park ends its season at Penn’s Landing this Sunday, September 28. But not without a party. This weekend, September 26-28, the park wraps up with a huge closing-weekend bash, highlighted by a free Bardo Pond, Spacin’ and Needle Points concert on Saturday, […]

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September 24, 2014

Heads Up: Philly Bike Share Releases Proposed Station Locations And The City Wants Your Feedback

Philadelphia, a citywide bike sharing system is almost ready to roll. More and more, bike sharing has become an essential mode of urban public transportation both in the United States and around the world. Well-loved and well-used systems are in place in such U.S. cities as New York, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Portland, and internationally […]

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September 23, 2014

Now Open: Capofitto In Old City, A Pizzeria And Gelateria From The Team Behind Capogiro Gelato

Make it a pizza night! The folks behind the super-delicious Capogiro Gelato recently opened Capofitto, a pizza and gelato restaurant in Old City. Pizza and gelato, perhaps the perfect food marriage, fill the menu at Capofitto, a new restaurant and the latest endeavor from the folks behind the award-winning local gelato chain, Capogiro. Upon entry, […]

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September 23, 2014

Photo of the Day: It’s Officially Fall In Philadelphia

Can you feel it in the air? Officially, the 2014 autumnal equinox brought the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere on Monday, September 22 at 10:29 p.m. EDT, so today marks the first full day of the fall season. Despite the mild temperatures of late, the fiery colors of fall will be out in all […]

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September 22, 2014

Opening Alert: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, The Awesome Over-The-Water Extension Of The Schuylkill River Trail, To Officially Open On Thursday, October 2

An opening date for the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk has been set for Thursday, October 2, and we can’t wait. This is a development project we first told you about three years ago, and we’re even more excited about it now than we were then. The boardwalk is going to be an awesome over-the-water extension of […]

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September 15, 2014

Feria Del Barrio Returns To The Centro De Oro Neighborhood With Latin Music, Food, Dancing, Art And More, This Sunday, September 21

Did someone say fiesta? Feria del Barrio, one of the city’s largest celebrations of Hispanic culture, returns this Sunday, September 21 to the sidewalks of the historic Centro de Oro neighborhood for its 30th year of free music, food, dance, art and more. With support from four key local organizations — Congreso de Latinos Unidos, […]

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September 12, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: Discover The Rarely Seen Paintings, Drawings And First Short Films Of Iconic Director David Lynch During The Unified Field At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Through January 2015

Having praised Philadelphia as his “greatest inspiration,” renowned filmmaker and artist David Lynch is returning to the city for the first-ever retrospective of his rarely seen artwork. Lynch studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) from January 1966 until the summer of 1967 and during that time he found inspiration in the […]

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September 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival, Free Food At Tuk Tuk Real, Battle Of The Burger At The Piazza And More

The city is full of dinner deals tonight as Center City Restaurant Week and Center City Restaurant Week alternatives fill more than 100 eateries. Once again, more than 120 restaurants in Center City will offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person and three-course lunches for $20. Notable participating restaurants include newcomers like Abe Fisher, […]

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