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October 2, 2014

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Returns To The Schuylkill River This Saturday, October 4

This Saturday, October 4, more than 50 teams of community members, corporate groups and charities take to the Schuylkill River for the annual Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing, which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, the ancient Chinese […]

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November 19, 2013

Roundup: Top Places To View Holiday Lights In And Around Philadelphia This Season

[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.] ’Tis the season for all things merry and bright in Philadelphia. Though early sunsets make for dark winter evenings, the twinkle […]

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October 1, 2013

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Makes Waves On The Schuylkill River, This Saturday, October 5

This Saturday, October 5, Philadelphia celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of Dragon Boat Racing with a full-fledged dragon boat race and festival along the Schuylkill River. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival serves as the city’s celebration of the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, […]

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May 9, 2013

Our Guide To The 75th Annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta On The Schuylkill River, This Friday And Saturday, May 10-11

Hot on the heels of city sporting extravaganzas the Penn Relays and Broad Street Run, another well-attended competition draws world-class athletes to Philadelphia. On May 10-11, the 75th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta sails on the scenic Schuylkill River. The two-day event is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States with representation from 125 […]

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November 27, 2012

Roundup: Top Holiday Lights In And Around Philadelphia This Season

**Update: As of November 2013, we’ve published a brand-new best holiday lights in Philadelphia guide, which you can check out right here. From downtown Philadelphia buildings and homes to the region’s expansive orchards and farms just beyond the city’s edge, Philadelphia notoriously decks the halls and does not cut corners. Take a stroll, a drive, […]

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October 3, 2012

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Returns To The Schuylkill River This Saturday, October 6

It’s a waterfront weekend in Philadelphia, with the Old City Seaport Festival on the Delaware, and the Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival on the Schuylkill. If you find yourself more towards the west of the city on Saturday, October 6, stroll up Kelly Drive along the Schuylkill River for an unusually colorful and dramatic regatta, […]

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September 14, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Where To Watch Open Air, The Giant 3-D Light Installation Coming To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway September 20-October 14

It’s not every day Philadelphians get to experience an outdoor interactive light show manipulated by voice recordings of their fellow city-dwellers. But that’s exactly what the deal is with Open Air, created by renowned new media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and presented by the Association for Public Art. In just six days, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway […]

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August 27, 2012

Roundup: Philadelphia Gets All Lit Up With Luminary Displays Ranging From A Neon Show To LED Light Designs To A World Premiere Light Installation Over The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Some spectacular art installations and displays are lighting up the night skies of Philadelphia. The Association for Public Art will illuminate the entire Benjamin Franklin Parkway with Open Air, a monumental visual extravaganza that combines public art with interactive mobile technology; PECO will embark on the third year of its high-in-the-sky Art in the Air […]

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August 6, 2012

Here’s The Trailer For Backwards, The Rowing Movie Starring James Van Der Beek Shot In Philadelphia Last Year And Set To Open In September

  Remember last year when we told you about the rowing movie starring James Van Der Beek that was shooting in Philadelphia at the time. Well, the movie — called “Backwards” — is due out in theaters in September and here’s the trailer. You can definitely tell they shot the movie in Philadelphia — city […]

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Peter Van Allen, Biz Bites Columnist For Philadelphia Business Journal
 

Watch the video above to meet Peter Van Allen, a longtime reporter for Philadelphia Business Journal, responsible for the Biz Bites column about dining in Philadelphia.

We interviewed Peter on the gorgeous Boathouse Row, one of his favorite and most utilized spots in Philadelphia. Learn more by watching the quick video.

Philadelphia Business Journal
www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia

Boathouse Row
Kelly Drive, Fairmount Park
www.boathouserow.org

Watch the video above to meet Peter Van Allen, a longtime reporter for Philadelphia Business Journal, responsible for the Biz Bites column about dining in Philadelphia. We interviewed Peter on the gorgeous Boathouse Row, one of his favorite and most utilized spots in Philadelphia. Learn more by watching the quick video. Philadelphia Business Journal www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia […]

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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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