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September 30, 2014

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival Returns On Saturday, October 4 To More Than 15 Participating Venues With Reenactments, Tours, An Oktoberfest Celebration And More

The neighborhood of Historic Germantown consistently celebrates its past with ongoing tours and more, but the outpouring of historic pride is exceptional during the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival, which is set for this Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festivities will largely take place at Cliveden, but also span more than […]

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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

Historic Germantown Celebrates Juneteenth With Its Annual All-Day Festival At The Johnson House And Along Germantown Avenue, This Saturday, June 21

The past never feels too far away in Historic Germantown. As the site of Philadelphia’s only Revolutionary War battle, the first American written protest against slavery and home of one the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad, the Germantown community is rich with historic significance. This Thursday, June 19 is Juneteenth, a holiday that […]

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January 28, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Since Philadelphia’s earliest days, African-American culture has played an influential role in shaping the city’s personality. This February, Philadelphia celebrates that heritage and Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities. Locals and visitors can join members of the esteemed Tiberino family of artists on guided tours of The Unflinching Eye: […]

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October 23, 2013

Tonight Picks: Get In The Halloween Spirit With The Witch Craft Beer Crawl On East Passyunk Avenue And Terror Behind The Walls, Plus The Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Halloween is right around the corner, and events slated for this evening are evidence of the excitement about the upcoming holiday. East Passyunk Avenue hosts a witch craft beer crawl (for an eerie $6.66 entry fee) complete with prizes, witch hats and major drink discounts at 14 participating bars and restaurants along the avenue. The […]

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October 9, 2013

Tonight Picks: Kick-Off Party For DesignPhiladelphia, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Shacktoberfest At Shake Shack And More

It’s another bustling fall evening (and tonight, it actually feels like fall) in Philadelphia, and the brisk air has us craving autumn amusements. Luckily, an array of establishments in the city host Wednesday evening events to add some October spice to your week. Tonight, the multi-day DesignPhiladelphia festival begins with a cocktail party, benefit and […]

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September 30, 2013

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival Returns Saturday, October 5, With An Epic Battle Reenactment, Grumblethorpe’s Oktoberfest, Walking Tours, Beer Garden And More

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but this Saturday the neighborhood returns to revolutionary times for the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival, set for Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival, a day-long affair that celebrates the rich history of Germantown, features walking tours, costumed characters, live music, […]

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August 14, 2013

Tonight Picks: Enjoy The Gorgeous Weather At A Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, The PHS Pop-Up Garden, The Oval And More

If you haven’t spent some time outside today, or even if you have, it’s time to get out there. Without an ounce of humidity in the air, tonight’s weather should be merely perfect. A number of alfresco happenings are tap for this evening, like Philadelphia Weekly’s annual (and super popular!) summer concerts in Rittenhouse Square, […]

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July 31, 2013

Tonight Picks: Say So Long To July With Center City Sips, Alfresco Dining, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre’s Premiere Of The Two Noble Kinsmen, Live Shows At The Oval And More

It’s another evening of mild temperatures, and there’s no better reason to get outside than the fair weather. Sip on alfresco drinks as Center City Sips rushes to the forefront once again, or catch one of the outdoor (or indoor) performances that are slated to entertain the city. Tonight also marks the last night in […]

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July 23, 2013

Roundup: Day-By-Day Guide To Summer Night Entertainment In Philadelphia

Looking for something cool to do on a hot summer night? You’re in luck. Each night of the week brings a great deal of entertainment to those looking for daily diversions in Philadelphia. It’s tough to know where to begin, but don’t sweat it. We’ve rounded up the top happenings in and around Philadelphia occurring […]

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