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November 25, 2013

Roundup: Holiday Pop-Up Shops, Craft Bazaars And Flea Markets In And Around Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] Shoppers eager to purchase fun, unusual, creative or sure-to-be-coveted gifts this holiday season have plenty of markets, bazaars and pop-up shops [...]

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September 4, 2013

The Philadelphia Honey Festival Returns September 6-8 With Beekeeping Demos, Mead And Honey-Beer Tastings, Tours, Crafts And More

The buzz is building for one of the sweetest festivals of fall as the fourth annual Philadelphia Honey Festival flies through Philly this weekend, September 6-8. Presented by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, the Honey Festival is bigger than ever this year with three days of bee-related activities at three locations across the city. Celebrate the [...]

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July 11, 2013

Visit Bartram’s Garden Along The Schuylkill River For A Taste Of Hand-Cranked Homemade Ice Cream This Sunday, July 14

Looking for a way to cool off on a sweltering summer day? There are few better ways than with some ice cream. Leave the fancy gelato and standby water ice behind, and indulge in an afternoon snack of hand-cranked, old-fashioned ice cream at Bartram’s Garden, a historic green space along the west bank of the [...]

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February 27, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For The Best Of British Philadelphia, Including The Britain-Inspired 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

The British are coming! While the Britain-themed 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show opens at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this Saturday, March 2, the best of Britain doesn’t have to end with the show’s exquisite themed garden displays — which by the way, are on view for two full weekends for the first time ever. English culture [...]

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November 27, 2012

Our Guide To Holiday Shopping Events In Philadelphia: Craft Bazaars, Pop-Up Shops And Sidewalk Strolls To Fulfill All Your Holiday Gifting Needs

It’s officially gift-giving holiday heyday, and there’s no time like the present (get it?) to stock up on Philadelphia-made crafts, clothes, food and more for the lucky ones on your list. Luckily, Philadelphia shops, boutiques and neighborhood districts are making holiday shopping easy this year by hosting a slew of craft bazaars, holiday markets, sidewalk [...]

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August 27, 2012

Third Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival Returns September 7-9 With Honeycomb Ice Cream, Beekeeping Demos, Crafts And More

The buzz is building for one of the sweetest festivals around, the third annual Philadelphia Honey Festival. Presented by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, the Honey Festival is bigger than ever this year with three days of bee-related activities from September 7-9. Celebrate the hardworking bee with a fun-filled, educational and honey-packed weekend of events at [...]

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Bob Gutowski, Director Of Public Programs At Morris Arboretum
 

Watch today’s video to meet Bob Gutowski, Director of Public Programs at the gorgeous Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill. If you’ve never visited the arboretum before, this video will be sure to give you the motivation you need. Bob offers a similarly ringing endorsement for his “wish” that more people knew about in Philadelphia. Check it out.

Morris Arboretum
100 Northwestern Avenue
www.morrisarboretum.org

Bartram’s Garden
54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard
www.bartramsgarden.org

Watch today’s video to meet Bob Gutowski, Director of Public Programs at the gorgeous Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill. If you’ve never visited the arboretum before, this video will be sure to give you the motivation you need. Bob offers a similarly ringing endorsement for his “wish” that more people knew about in Philadelphia. Check [...]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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April 30, 2012

Bartram’s Garden To Host A Spring Grand Opening Weekend, May 4-6

Bartram’s Garden, home to America’s first great native botanist John Bartram, a National Historic Landmark and Philadelphia’s largest public riverfront green space, will celebrate spring with a grand opening weekend, May 4-6. The brand new Green Room will awaken the curiosity of visitors and nature lovers while providing them with binoculars for bird watching and [...]

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September 7, 2011

The Philadelphia Honey Festival Returns September 9-10 With A Special Capogiro Honey Gelato, Candle-Making, Open Hive Demos And More

The sweetest fest in Philly is back this year: the 2nd annual Philadelphia Honey Festival takes place this weekend throughout the city. Enjoy activities from a kid’s costume contest to a Honey Happy Hour, all focused around promotion of local honey and those crucial busy workers who never fail to produce: bees. Friday the festivities [...]

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August 10, 2011

Our Guide To Picnicking In Philadelphia: Picnic-Friendly Events, Best Bets For Picnic Spots And Where To Pick Up Picnic-Appropriate Food And Drink

Technically, July is National Picnic Month. But in our opinion it’s never too late for a useful guide to DIY outdoor eating in Philadelphia. Below, we’ve outlined all the best summer festivals and concerts coming up to which you’re encouraged to BYO picnic basket and blanket; the most picnic-friendly parks and other swatches of green [...]

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