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January 30, 2014

Celebrate The 202nd Birthday Of Charles Dickens With Performances, Music And More With The Friends Of Clark Park On Sunday, February 2

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of Charles Dickens, one of England’s renowned writers, with the friends of Clark Park. Clark Park, which is home to a large statue of the famous novelist, is celebrating Dickens’ birthday with readings, stories, song and eats on Sunday, February 2 at 2 p.m. The festivities will take place inside of [...]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For 2013 Holiday Festivities In Neighborhoods Throughout 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.] All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think Santa-themed bar crawls, tree lighting celebrations, [...]

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October 1, 2013

Figment Philadelphia, A Giant Day Of Play, Brings Games, Arts And Crafts, Lessons, Interactive Exhibits And More To Clark Park On Sunday, October 6

On Sunday, October 6, Clark Park welcomes a slew of music, art, dance, theater and cultural activities to its grounds as part of the first ever Figment Philadelphia event, a day of play for adults and children alike. Figment is a worldwide celebration of creativity that occurs on certain days throughout the year in cities [...]

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September 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Fall Guide To Farmers’ Markets And Open-Air Markets In And Around Philadelphia

Fall brings a slight chill to the air, but well-stocked farmers’ markets can still be found far and wide in and around Philadelphia. The farmers’ markets of fall bring a wide assortment of autumnal fruits and vegetables to tables stocked by local food artisans and regional farmers. Whether you’re looking to bake an apple pie [...]

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September 18, 2013

The Clark Park Fall Equinox Festival Returns With More Than 40 Vendors, Live Bands And Family-Friendly Fun, Saturday, September 21

Nearly a dozen fall festivals hit Philadelphia and its surrounding towns this weekend, but in West Philadelphia, the action is in Clark Park. From noon to sundown, the Clark Park Fall Equinox Music and Arts Festival brings local musicians to the stage for free performances all day long. While tunes from local bands fill the [...]

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September 11, 2013

The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Returns This Thursday, September 12, With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors, Live Music And More

The ultimate deal-seekers festival, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns to Cedar Park this Thursday, September 12. 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 a buck. [...]

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September 5, 2013

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Fringe Festival, Free Movie Screenings, A Whiskey-Fueled Party At The Trestle Inn And More

It’s another lovely evening, Philadelphia, and time to take advantage of a slew of after-dark happenings. Tonight marks the official start of the nearly month-long 2013 Fringe Festival, bringing a wide range of avant-garde art installations and performances to Philadelphia for the next 18 days. In addition to progressive performances, two Philadelphia venues hang on [...]

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September 5, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To The More Than 50 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming Your Way In Philadelphia

Summer may be winding to a close, but there certainly isn’t any shortage of alfresco festivals to fill your calendar. September and October usher in more than 50 (!!!) festivals to celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of fall, and all happenings are set to spotlight the great things that come with the [...]

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August 21, 2013

Visit Clark Park In Spruce Hill For Free Outdoor Screenings Of Classic Comedies, This Saturday, August 24

Classic comedy takes the spotlight at verdant Clark Park this Saturday, August 24. Catch a number of humorous films on a big outdoor screen for free. Immerse yourself in the world of slapstick comedy at the evening event, but we’re not talking recent comedies — think Laurel and Hardy, the dynamic comedic duo who starred [...]

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August 19, 2013

Save The Date: The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Returns With Delicious Deals For Its Much-Anticipated Appearance On Thursday, September 12

Save your pennies, Philadelphia. University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes a grand return next month on Thursday, September 12. Food, drinks and deals draw tens of thousands to Baltimore Avenue in the Cedar Park and Spruce Hill neighborhoods of Philadelphia to celebrate the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll with an abundance of [...]

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