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July 25, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues With Raphael Xavier And Bobby Zankel & The Warriors Plus The Avalon String Band, Saturday, July 26

Few things make a better pairing than summer and live music. While some of this summer’s concerts require purchasing a ticket purchase and planning ahead, many are free and open to the public, making for the perfect option for last-minute diversions. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Returns To Spruce Street Harbor Park This Friday, July 25 Starting At 4 P.M. With An Expanded Beer Garden Area, Deals On Local Brews, Giveaways And More

Who’s ready for another spectacular summer weekend in Philadelphia? The weather forecast calls for yet one more phenomenal weekend of sunny skies and moderate heat, which makes for the perfect setting to spend an evening outdoors with a beer in hand. Fortunately, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series continues! This week, Friday, July 25, the […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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July 24, 2014

Celebrate Christmas In July With Scuba Santa And Bumble The Abominable Snow Monster At Adventure Aquarium This Weekend, July 26-27

Fun fact: Santa can scuba dive. Okay, maybe “fact” is a bit of a reach, but patrons of Adventure Aquarium in Camden have learned to expect the unexpected. On Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, the aquarium hosts its Christmas Celebration in July. All weekend long, the venue will channel the Christmas spirit with […]

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July 24, 2014

Scenes From The First Six Weeks Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series; Plus Good News: There Are Still Six More Weeks To Go

It’s been a heckuva summer, Philadelphia, and beer gardens have played a key role in bringing serious alfresco good times within the reach of citified urbanites. We love beer gardens for their versatility. The open-air hangouts are perfect for a night out with friends, a happy hour with coworkers, dinner and drinks with the family […]

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July 23, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival, July 25-27, Featuring More Than 30 Artists Over Three Days On The Camden Waterfront

Philadelphia certainly holds its own during the buzzing summer music festival season, as this weekend’s XPoNential Music Festival proves with an awesome assortment of alternative rock set to play at three stages at two venues on the Delaware River waterfront in Camden, July 25-27. With the blockbuster 4th of July Jam behind us, and the […]

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July 23, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Celebrates National Carousel Day With Two-For-One Tickets To Ride Center City’s Only Carousel, Friday, July 25

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions daily through the fall. As long as unseasonal weather doesn’t cause […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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July 21, 2014

The Delaware River Waterfront Continues Its Growth With The Development Of Pier 68, A Public Fishing Pier, Picnic Spot And Nature Oasis In Pennsport, To Open in Mid-2015

As part of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware — a program that aims to turn six-miles of the Central Delaware River waterfront into a fully developed public space for the community’s enjoyment — Pier 68 in Pennsport will soon transform from an abandoned space to a waterfront oasis ideal for fishing, lounging and […]

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July 21, 2014

Spruce Street Harbor Park Hosts A Free Pop-Up Concert With Purling Hiss & Chris Forsyth And The Solar Motel Band This Thursday, July 24

This summer, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Spruce Street Harbor Park has transformed an urban riverside into a lush oasis right at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. For those who haven’t yet […]

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