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October 2, 2014

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens The Two-Part Exhibit Eiko: A Body in Places Friday, October 3 With A Free Performance Inside 30th Street Station

This month, the hustle of commuters at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station should pause in favor of the arts. Last spring, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts installed pop artist KAWS’ massive sculpture PASSING THROUGH at Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. Now, PAFA follows up its successful installation with four different dates of live performance art […]

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June 10, 2014

The 30th Street Craft Market Brings More Than 35 Local Vendors To The Porch At 30th Street Station, Friday, June 13

In the continuing wave of alfresco markets to sprout in Philadelphia this summer, for one day only, the lively alfresco community space The Porch at 30th Street Station will transform into a full-fledged craft fair. On Friday, June 13, University City District and VIX Emporium team up to bring more than 35 artists and crafters […]

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June 9, 2014

A Taste Of University City Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of University City Dining Days With A Preview Event At The Porch, Thursday, June 12

Hungry for a taste of summer? This season is the perfect time to take a quick trip across the Schuylkill River, venturing due west of Center City to explore the dynamic cultural melting pot thriving in University City. Thanks to the thousands of students of The University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and the University of […]

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April 8, 2014

The Porch At 30th Street Station Presents Food Trucks And A Ton Of Open-Air Programming All Spring And Summer Long

A surefire sign of spring, the Porch at 30th Street Station returns for another season of open-air programming. Every day of the workweek, food trucks continue to park outside of the station to treat crowds to eats of all sort. Trucks set up shop from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday and […]

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December 17, 2013

Good News: The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Now A Year-Round Spot For Breakfast And Lunchtime Food Trucks

Great news, folks! The Porch at 30th Street Station now provides city dwellers with food truck fare all year round. That’s right, all year, visit The Porch for a lineup of some of the city’s favorite mobile food vendors. The Porch is no longer a hub just for summertime festivities, but now for winter events, […]

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September 30, 2013

The 30th Street Craft Market Returns To The Porch At 30th Street Station With Handmade Items From More Than 30 Vendors, Saturday, October 5

Are you ready to get your shop on? On Saturday, October 5, the Porch at 30th Street Station welcomes the 30th Street Craft Market as it arrives at the bustling train station with an abundance of handmade items, food trucks and live music provided by the West Philadelphia Orchestra. Browse handmade jewelry, screen prints, stationery, […]

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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

Bring Your Appetite For The Return Of University City Dining Days, A Multi-Week Meal Deal Boasting Major Discounts For Diners, July 18-August 1

Get excited, your dinner plans for the next few weeks are set. Beginning on Thursday, July 18 and running through Thursday, August 1, 28 University City restaurants are opening their doors and boasting discounted dinner prices for the annual University City Dining Days event. Restaurants in all parts of West Philly are gearing up to […]

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July 3, 2013

Mini-Golf At The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Back By Popular Demand For The Entire Month Of July

Last summer, University City District debuted mini-golf at The Porch at 30th Street Station and the reaction was huge. Folks of all ages loved playing mini-golf next to the busy train station at all hours of the day, and for free! This summer, the mini-golf course returns to The Porch for the entire month of […]

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July 2, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Plus Fireworks At Penn’s Landing, Free Screening Of Rocky On The Art Museum Steps, The All-American Celebration On The Mall And More

Patriotism is on high tonight in the City of Brotherly Love with an assortment of pre-Independence Day fun. Choose from a concert, a museum visit, an outdoor movie screening and even some fireworks at Penn’s Landing — all at no cost. That’s right, all 4th of July festivities tonight are free. With the Wawa Welcome […]

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