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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 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 22, 2014

Join HyLo Labs And Cheu Noodle Bar For The 3rd Space, A New Monthly Event And Interview Series Launching This Thursday, July 24

A great public place gives its guests a sense of belonging, connection and maybe even inspiration. This week, the good folks of HyLo Labs take public spaces to a personal level with the launch of a monthly event and interview series, The 3rd Space. Celebrating both HyLo’s third business anniversary and its creative community on […]

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July 21, 2014

Festival Alert: The 2nd Street Festival Rocks Northern Liberties With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season keeps on rocking this August with the annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza, the 2nd Street Festival on Sunday, August 3. A blowout block party, North 2nd Street between Germantown Avenue and Green Street will be blocked off for the free festival from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment […]

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July 18, 2014

Now Open: Independence Beer Garden Debuts On Independence Mall With Summer Eats, All-American Craft Beers And Plenty Of Alfresco Good Times

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has a long history of embracing residents and visitors with a strong independent streak. It’s appropriate, then, that a freewheeling concept like a beer garden encircling an office building should be such a bona fide hit in this town. That’s right, folks. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor area of 100 […]

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July 18, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Hits The Oval Today At 4 P.M. To Help Kick Off Its Opening Weekend

The Oval launched its summer 2014 season this week and kicks off its first weekend with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series happy hour, the launch of Yards Brewing Company’s Fairmout Park Pale Ale and much more. Who’s ready to start another sweet summer weekend at a brilliant beer garden? With the turnout at the […]

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July 17, 2014

Now Open: The Brand-New Beer Garden At Fergie’s Pub In Midtown Village

Fergie’s Pub in Midtown Village is now home to a full-fledged beer garden, open from Wednesday through Saturday. The summer of the beer garden continues. This week has not only seen the opening of Independence Beer Garden and The Oval, but Midtown Village joins the mix with the brand-new beer garden at Fergie’s Pub on […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 15, 2014

The Oval To Host Awesome Fest’s Giant Pizza Party This Friday, July 18 With A Beer Garden, A Screening Of TMNT, And A Performance By Macaulay Culkin’s Band, The Pizza Underground

The Oval opens this Wednesday, July 16 and we’re pretty psyched about it. They have a bunch of great programming scheduled, including a bunch of outdoor movie screenings courtesy of The Awesome Fest. And coming up this Friday, July 18, is a pretty awesome-sounding event for The Oval’s opening weekend. Promoted as a giant Pizza […]

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July 15, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo’s Adults-Only Summer Ale Festival Returns With Local Craft Breweries And Food Truck Favorites, Saturday, July 19

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the Philadelphia Zoo is filled with awestruck youngsters and their parents taking in the awesome array of animals on display. On Saturday night, July 19, though, this historic institution closes its doors to kids for a once-a-year, adults-only experience. From 6:30 to 10 p.m., the zoo hosts its 6th Annual […]

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