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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Orchestra Accompanies BYOB Screenings Of West Side Story And Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann, July 30-31

Summer nights are meant to be spent outside. This summer, The Philadelphia Orchestra takes the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts to perform the soundtrack to a number of feature films. The three-night series started last week with Gladiator Live, but luckily, there’s still plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Hits South Philadelphia This Sunday, July 27 Starting At Noon

This weekend marks the annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a festival promising classic cars, alfresco drinks and eats, shopping, music and more. On Sunday, July 27, head to the neighborhood for a full day, from noon to 5 p.m., of family-friendly fun. In the case of rain, the Car Show and Street […]

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July 24, 2014

Celebrate Christmas In July With Scuba Santa And Bumble The Abominable Snow Monster At Adventure Aquarium This Weekend, July 26-27

Fun fact: Santa can scuba dive. Okay, maybe “fact” is a bit of a reach, but patrons of Adventure Aquarium in Camden have learned to expect the unexpected. On Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, the aquarium hosts its Christmas Celebration in July. All weekend long, the venue will channel the Christmas spirit with […]

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July 24, 2014

Scenes From The First Six Weeks Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series; Plus Good News: There Are Still Six More Weeks To Go

It’s been a heckuva summer, Philadelphia, and beer gardens have played a key role in bringing serious alfresco good times within the reach of citified urbanites. We love beer gardens for their versatility. The open-air hangouts are perfect for a night out with friends, a happy hour with coworkers, dinner and drinks with the family […]

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July 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Special Events At The Oval, Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, University City Dining Days, Old City Restaurant Week, Center City Sips And More

Add some pep to your mid-week with any number of the great events on tap for tonight. The Oval starts its daily programming for the week (which runs from Wednesday through Sunday) with a free workout class, bocce ball league, swing dance class and plenty of frosty brews at its beer garden. Discounted dinner options […]

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July 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo Presents An Outdoor Concert Featuring Country Musician, Brett Eldredge, Monday, August 18

On Monday, August 18, The Philadelphia Zoo teams up with 92.5 XTU for a concert featuring Brett Eldredge, a country musician whose songs have graced the Billboard’s Country Music Charts and is slated to join Keith Urban on his summer tour next month. The concert will take place at Imapala Lawn at The Philadelphia Zoo […]

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July 23, 2014

A.Bar, AKA Rittenhouse’s Intimate Cocktail Bar, Now Serving Chef Eli Kulp’s Brand-New Menu And Offering Expanded Hours

This past spring, the talented team behind acclaimed Old City establishments Fork and High Street on Market — chef Eli Kulp and owner Ellen Yin — ventured west to Rittenhouse Square to create entirely new menus for dining destinations a.kitchen and a.bar. To complement the recently launched (and immediately lauded) new menus at a.kitchen, a […]

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July 23, 2014

Head To Canal View Park In Manayunk For Free Outdoor Zumba Classes, Thursday Nights At 5:30 P.M.

Get your workout on for free as Sweat Fitness brings free outdoor Zumba classes to Manayunk on Thursday evenings. Led by a trainer from SWEAT Fitness, the classes promise guests an exhilarating workout in addition to tunes spun by an on-site DJ — so you can work on your fitness and get down to chart-topping […]

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July 23, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Celebrates National Carousel Day With Two-For-One Tickets To Ride Center City’s Only Carousel, Friday, July 25

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions daily through the fall. As long as unseasonal weather doesn’t cause […]

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