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December 9, 2014

Expansion Alert: King Of Prussia Mall To Connect The Court And The Plaza Via A 155,000-Square-Foot Expansion In 2016

King of Prussia Mall

Holiday shoppers wishing for even more retail opportunities in the Philadelphia area ought to be thrilled with this news: King of Prussia Mall is expanding and connecting The Court and Plaza. The estimated $150 million expansion and renovation will bring the mall’s current 2.65 million-square-foot layout to a whopping 2.8 million square feet, solidifying its […]

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August 7, 2014

Pier 53 At Washington Avenue Green Opens Friday, August 15, Bringing A New Permanent Park To The Delaware River Waterfront

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Did you know Philadelphia had its own “Ellis Island” on the Delaware River? Once the site of Philadelphia’s immigration station and the nation’s first Navy Yard, Pier 53 at Washington Avenue Green opens Friday, August 15 as a brand-new public park in South Philly. As if Penn’s Landing’s Spruce Street Harbor Park — just named […]

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July 8, 2014

Save The Date: Pop-Up Dinner Party Dîner En Blanc Returns For Its Third Year In Philadelphia On Thursday, August 21; Get On The Waiting List Now

Save The Date: Pop-Up Dinner Party Dîner En Blanc Returns For Its Third Year In Philadelphia On Thursday, August 21; Get On The Waiting List Now

The sensational Parisian-imported pop-up soiree, Dîner en Blanc returns to Philadelphia this August for its third year of enchanting white-clad celebrations. On Thursday, August 21, 3,400 participants will take over an iconic Philadelphia public space for an evening of dining, drinking, dancing, fashion, music and pageantry. Dîner en Blanc started as a casual reunion for […]

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June 16, 2014

Now Open: The Franklin Institute Debuts Two Temporary Blockbuster Summer Exhibitions, Plus A New Permanent Exhibit, Your Brain

Now Open: The Franklin Institute Debuts Two Temporary Blockbuster Summer Exhibitions, Plus A New Permanent Exhibit, Your Brain

Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has honored inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin with remarkable exhibitions, programs and events made to live up to the Founding Father’s image. On Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute opened the doors to its brand-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, the largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year […]

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June 13, 2014

Our Guide To The Grand Opening Of The Franklin Institute’s New Karabots Pavilion This Saturday, June 14 With Free Admission For The First 500 Visitors, Brand-New Exhibits Including Your Brain And Much More

Our Guide To The Grand Opening Of The Franklin Institute's New Karabots Pavilion This Saturday, June 14 With Free Admission For The First 500 Visitors, Brand-New Exhibits Including Your Brain And Much More

Get ready for a colossal display of brain power, Philadelphia. This Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute will open the doors to its brand-spanking-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, its largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year history. To truly celebrate what’s sure to be an awesome addition to The Franklin Institute and […]

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May 16, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Debut Your Brain, An Amazing New Permanent Exhibit In The New Karabots Pavilion, Saturday, June 14

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Debut Your Brain, An Amazing New Permanent Exhibit In The New Karabots Pavilion, Saturday, June 14

Get ready for a colossal display of brain power, Philadelphia. This spring, The Franklin Institute will open the doors to its 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, a history-making expansion that has been under construction since 2012. Thanks to a generous gift, Philadelphia’s hands-on science museum will debut its largest expansion in its more than […]

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April 23, 2014

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival, Returning With Nine Days, More Than 100 Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival, Returning With Nine Days, More Than 100 Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Ready to get nerdy, Philly? The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) arrives April 25 through May 3, with more than 100 smart events scheduled at venues throughout the city for a nine-day celebration of science and technology. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Chemical Company, the Philadelphia […]

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April 4, 2014

Update: Philly Tech Week’s Kick-Off Event Arcade @ The Oval And Tetris On The Cira Centre Moved To Saturday, April 5

Update: Philly Tech Week's Kick-Off Event Arcade @ The Oval And Tetris On The Cira Centre Moved To Saturday, April 5

Heads up, gamers. Due to the cloudy skies in the forecast for this evening, the Philly Tech Week 2014 kickoff party — Arcade @ The Oval — has been postponed until Saturday, April 5. Originally scheduled to go off tonight, the rainy weather would put a serious damper on Arcade @ The Oval’s centerpiece — […]

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March 20, 2014

Save The Date: The Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of More Than 100 Smart Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Save The Date: The Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of More Than 100 Smart Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Get ready, Philadelphia. It’s nearly time for a ton of awesomely nerdy good times. The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) arrives April 25 through May 3, with more than 100 smart events scheduled at venues throughout the city for a nine-day celebration of science and technology. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute […]

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March 12, 2014

Save The Date: Philly Tech Week Returns April 4-12 With More Than 100 Events, Including A Massive Game Of Tetris On The Cira Centre

Save The Date: Philly Tech Week Returns April 4-12 With More Than 100 Events, Including A Massive Game Of Tetris On The Cira Centre

Update: Due to inclement weather, Arcade @ The Oval has been postponed to Saturday, April 5, 7-10:30 p.m. Set your calendar alert, techies. This April, Philadelphia’s ever-developing tech and design community comes out from behind its keyboards April 4-12 for the annual Philly Tech Week, now in its fourth year. A weeklong celebration of local […]

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