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August 27, 2014

Our Guide To The Made In America Music Festival, Hitting The Benjamin Franklin Parkway For Two Days Of Live Music, Beer Gardens And Much More, August 30-31

Are you ready to rock, Philadelphia? Jay Z’s epic Made in America Music Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Labor Day Weekend 2014 on August 30 and 31, and we are psyched. This third year of the blockbuster urban music fest is going bicoastal, with simultaneous concerts here in Philadelphia and in Los […]

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August 27, 2014

Completely Awesome Breaking News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Stay Open For Another Month, Continue To Wow Visitors And Residents Alike Through Sunday, September 28!

Due to popular demand, Spruce Street Harbor Park will remain open for one more month, through Sunday, September 28. The public has spoken, and the good people of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the nonprofit group operating the pop-up park — have listened. That’s right: there’s now one more month to lounge in hammocks, […]

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August 27, 2014

Yelp Debuts Big Primpin’, A Brand-New Salon Event Series Featuring Free Light Bites, Salon Services And More, Kicking Off This Thursday, August 28

Beginning this month, Yelp Philly will debuts a brand-new free event series, the Big Primpin’ Series, to shine a spotlight on a different local beauty salon every month. The first event, this Thursday, August 28, will take place at DnA Salon’s new location in Northern Liberties. Each month, guests can expect services from the salon […]

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August 26, 2014

The Polish-American Festival Returns To Bucks County With Food, Amusement Rides And More, August 30-September 1 And September 6-7

For the next two weekends, the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown welcomes folks for the annual Polish-American Family Festival and Country Fair. From August 30 through September 1, and September 6 through 7, the festival celebrates Polish culture through food, drinks, performances, games, shopping and much more. Celebrate Polish culture through […]

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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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August 26, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts A One-Night-Only Food Truck Festivus And Beer Garden To Wrap Up Summer, This Thursday, August 28

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. This August, Franklin Square’s evening event series Things on Thursdays has kicked up the entertainment for the young and over-21 crowds alike with movie nights, quizzo, yoga and more. On Thursday, August 28, the […]

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August 26, 2014

The Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights Continue On Tuesday And Thursday Evenings This Week And Next Week, Through Thursday, September 4

On Tuesday and Thursday nights through September 4, the Schuylkill Banks hosts free movie screenings at the Walnut Street Bridge and Grays Ferry Crescent.   Due to a few rainy nights this summer, the free outdoor movie nights at the Schuylkill Banks extend into early September and take place on both Tuesday and Thursday nights […]

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August 25, 2014

Now Open: Chef Peter Woolsey Debuts La Peg At FringeArts, The New Restaurant And Beer Garden At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue

Last fall, one of Philadelphia’s foremost contemporary arts organizations, FringeArts, welcomed the public to its new venue, taking the amazing performing arts of the annual Fringe Festival and giving artists a brand-new permanent home on the Delaware River waterfront. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River […]

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