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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Oval’s Summer Season Kicks Off, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Movie Screening At NMAJH, Opening Of Fergie’s Beer Garden And More

The Oval kicks off its month-long summer season with a grand kickoff tonight complete with an alfresco beer garden, fare from food trucks, backyard games, first views of an awesome art installation and more. This evening, The Oval, the popular pop-up park on Benjamin Franklin Parkway opens for summer 2014 and brings with it a […]

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July 9, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Center City Sips, Twin Lobster Dinner At Oyster House, Beer Garden Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art And More

The city isn’t slowing down after its epic week and weekend of July 4th events. Cool events take center stage across Philadelphia. The Kimmel Center opens its doors for free music as its Sittin’ In concert and dance party returns for July and tonight, features a Grammy-nominated guitarist. From 5 to 7 p.m., Center City […]

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July 9, 2014

Head To Cliveden In Historic Germantown For Gtown Jazz On The Ave Concert And Fundraiser For Bebashi, This Saturday, July 12

What better way to cool off on a hot summer afternoon than with cool jazz tunes? Now that the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Gtown Jazz on the Ave this Saturday, July 12. The estate was built just before the Revolutionary War, and is […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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July 7, 2014

Amazing Aerial Dance Display Invisible River Swings Over The Schuylkill River In Two Performances This Weekend, July 12-13

Part circus arts, part contemporary dance and all fantastic, Invisible River uses the Schuylkill River and Strawberry Mansion Bridge as the backdrop for a dreamy public performance in Fairmount Park this Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13. Founded in 2010 as a progressive performance piece, Invisible River has expanded in 2014 to become a […]

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July 2, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This July

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re the most excited about this July — a […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Top Picks For Independence Day Events On The Delaware River Waterfronts, Including Fireworks On Saturday, July 5

Philadelphia, the birthplace of independence, is celebrating the Fourth of July in a big, big way. Festivals and events honoring America’s birthday take place daily all across the city and throughout the holiday week, but there’s a great concentration of fun that flanks the Delaware River. The waterfronts at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia and across […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Philly Pops Play A Free Patriotic Concert To Celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 3

***UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the free Philly Pops concert has been moved indoors to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert will go on at 8 p.m. The show remains free and open to the public. In typical July 4th fashion, our city’s pop orchestra, the Philly […]

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