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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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December 3, 2014

Tonight Picks: City Hall Tree Lighting, Stag And Doe Nights In Chestnut Hill, Ugly Christmas Sweater Party At The Art Museum, Riverrink Winterfest, Free Holiday Attractions And More

Winterfest

The holiday season is quickly creeping up on us, and with it, bringing a variety of holiday fun to neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia and beyond. Visit favorite holiday sights like the Macy’s Holiday Light Show and the Comcast Holiday Spectacular, or visit new attractions like Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest and the Franklin Square Holiday Festival. Also […]

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November 11, 2014

Opening Alert: The Rothman Institute Ice Rink At Dilworth Park To Welcome Skaters For The First Time This Friday, November 14

Opening Alert: The Rothman Institute Ice Rink At Dilworth Park To Welcome Skaters For The First Time This Friday, November 14

Heads up, skating enthusiasts: the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park opens to the public this Friday, November 14 at noon. Following the opening of brand-new public space Dilworth Park, which transformed the west side of City Hall into a multi-use public plaza this fall, the expansive plaza will remain just as appealing to […]

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October 15, 2014

Coming Attraction: A Brand New Ice Skating Rink To Debut At Dilworth Park At City Hall On Friday, November 14

Dilworth Park

Last month, brand-new public space Dilworth Park transformed the west side of City Hall into a multi-use public plaza. Almost immediately, the 120,557-square-foot outdoor space became a bustling hub for commuters and visitors thanks to its pedestrian-friendly amenities, a Jose Garces-operated cafe, a computer-programmable fountain, a full slate of entertaining programming and active rail headhouses, […]

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September 9, 2014

A Guide To Upcoming Programming At Dilworth Park: Movie Nights, Oktoberfest, Pop-Up Shops, Concerts And More

Dilworth Park

As the final touches are put on Dilworth Park, City Hall’s brand new park and activity hub, the public space hosts almost daily programming throughout the fall months. Kicking off tonight with a free outdoor screening of Captain America: The Winter Soldier (cross your fingers for nice weather!), the programming continues through October with events […]

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September 3, 2014

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The wait is over, Philadelphia. Dilworth Park will officially open to the public tomorrow(!), Thursday, September 4, with three days of grand-opening festivities followed by a month of special programming extending into the fall. Center City District is kicking things off with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Following the ceremony, everyone […]

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August 20, 2014

Awesome News Alert: The Brand New Dilworth Park At City Hall To Open On Thursday, September 4 With Three Days Of Grand Opening Festivities

Dilworth Park

The wait is almost over, Philadelphia. After a more than seven years of planning, design and construction, the $55 million renovation of the concrete-laden Dilworth Plaza into the foliage-filled Dilworth Park is nearly complete. On Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Dilworth Park will officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by […]

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August 20, 2014

Let’s Go Taney Dragons! Where To Watch Taney’s Next Game In The Little League World Series Tonight, August 20, At 7:30 P.M.

Let’s Go Taney Dragons! Where To Watch Taney's Next Game In The Little League World Series Tonight, August 20, At 7:30 P.M.

Let’s go Taney Dragons! After an awesome win on Sunday night, the Taney Dragons – the first team from Philly to ever play in the Little League World Series – play their third round game tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the entire city is behind them. In fact, it feels like almost everyone is cheering […]

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March 31, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For April 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For April 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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January 7, 2014

The Art In City Hall Program Presents Eco + Fashion, A New Sustainability-Themed Exhibition, Through February 28

The Art In City Hall Program Presents Eco + Fashion, A New Sustainability-Themed Exhibition, Through February 28

Sustainable fashion is the name of the game at the latest exhibition for the city’s Art in City Hall Program. The exhibition, Eco + Fashion, brings the work of 18 artists to the spotlight through February 28. Look forward to a dress made from organic pineapple fiber, a dress coated in live moss, a dress […]

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