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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 22, 2014

Our Picks For Where To Dine Alfresco During University City Dining Days, Running Through Sunday, July 27

It’s no secret that dining and drinking alfresco is one of the major perks of summertime. University City Dining Days invites diners to take it outside at many of the restaurants participating in the 10-day dinner deal event. Whether you’re looking to dine on an elevated patio (City Tap House!) or dine along street level […]

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July 14, 2014

Reminder: University City Dining Days Return With Three-Course Dinner Deals At More Than 20 Restaurants, July 17-27

Get ready to feast, Philadelphia. University City Dining Days return for its 10th-year of seriously delicious eats. From July 17 through 27, more than two dozen University City restaurants open their door to deal-seekers and serve up three-course meals. Depending on the restaurant, meals ring in at $15, $25 or $35 price points. Visit chef […]

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June 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Night Market West Oak Lane, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

Blockbuster events and major festivals of all sort fill the city this evening as Night Market, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll and an alfresco movie night pop up across Philadelphia. Food trucks of all sort — pizza, tacos, dessert, cheese and much more — fill Ogontz Avenues with more than 50 food trucks for Night […]

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June 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, June 19, With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors, Live Music And More

The ultimate deal-seekers festival, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns to the Cedar Park neighborhood this Thursday, June 19. University City District’s highly anticipated one-night-only deal fest draw tens of thousands to Baltimore Avenue in the Cedar Park and Spruce Hill neighborhoods of Philadelphia to celebrate the Dollar Stroll with an abundance of deals for […]

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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 25, 2014

University City District’s Pop-Up Parklets Return For 2014, Turning Parking Spots Into Five Activated Public Spaces

When it comes to public space, Philadelphia delivers. From the city’s famous squares and parks to temporary spaces like the coming-soon Spruce Street Harbor Park, there are plenty of places to rest and enjoy the cityscape. But how about a park no bigger than a couple parking spaces? In 2011, University City District (UCD) introduced […]

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April 18, 2014

Roundup: The Best Brunch Spots In Philadelphia – Uwishunu’s Brunch Guide Updated For Spring 2014

Weekends were made for brunching — chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a latte or a Bloody Mary. Brunch is the most important meal of the weekend, and with the start of the spring season, we thought it was high time to revisit our roundup of brilliant Philadelphia brunches. […]

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March 14, 2014

Roundup: Best Pizza in Philadelphia — Where To Find The Best Pizza In Neighborhoods Across The City

If there is one dish with practically universal appeal, it must be pizza. There’s something about the cheesy, sauce-laden goodness of a pizza pie that just never seems to get old, even when it’s actually a few days old (c’mon, cold pizza for breakfast is delicious). Fortunately, finding amazing pizza in Philadelphia can be as […]

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February 25, 2014

Gear Up For Spring At The 2014 Opening Of Greensgrow Farms, This Saturday, March 1

Spring is coming, folks, and the grand opening of Greensgrow Farms’ 2014 season is proof of that notion. The urban farm promises shoppers fresh produce, plants, seeds and more in the spring, summer and fall. Greensgrow Farms plans to usher in spring a little early and open its gates on Saturday, March 1 with tons […]

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