Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS
 

September 26, 2014

The Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, This Sunday, September 28

Dancers, floats, musicians and general Puetro Rican pride spice up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade, which hits Center City this Sunday, September 29. Beginning at noon, the parade will fill the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from 18th Street to Eakins Oval at 24th Street. Look forward to a multi-hour parade […]

Read more»
 

September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

Read more»
 

September 26, 2014

Weekend Picks: Closing Weekend Of Spruce Street Harbor Park, Shopping Market At Dilworth Park, Opera On The Mall, Campus Philly CollegeFest, Puerto Rican Day Parade, Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival And More

It’s the first official weekend of fall, and the weather forecast couldn’t be better. Philly welcomes the season with blockbuster festivals, smaller neighborhood block parties, events at the new Dilworth Park and the final weekend of Spruce Street Harbor Park — the seriously, seriously awesome pop-up park, restaurant and beer garden on the waterfront. Bid […]

Read more»
 

September 26, 2014

Awesome Event Alert: 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship Coming To PPL Park In October, Chance To See The U.S. Women’s National Team Play To Qualify For The 2015 World Cup

This is pretty awesome: the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship is going to be held at PPL Park on October 24 and 26. What’s the CONCAFAF Championship, you ask? It’s the tournament that determines who CONCACAF is sending to the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. CONCACAF, in case you’re curious, is one of six continental […]

Read more»
 

September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

Read more»
 

September 26, 2014

Roundup: Fall Festivals In Philadelphia 2014 — Our Updated Guide To The More Than 50 Fall Festivals Hitting Philly In The Coming Weeks

As the weather cools, the city heats up with fall festivals — seasonal celebrations, beer fetes, food truck corrals, major outdoor craft festivals, neighborhood block parties, a bacon festival and even more. Every single weekend between now and mid-November is chock-full of festivals in all parts of the city and countryside, too. At the beginning […]

Read more»
 

September 26, 2014

Philly’s Inaugural Bikes & Beers Ride Merges Two Of The City’s Favorite Pastimes, This Sunday, September 28

Like to bike? Like to drink beer? Like to hang out with friends while you bike and drink beer? If so, then Philly’s first Bikes & Beers ride is for you! This casual 14-mile bike ride begins along the banks of the Delaware River at Yards Brewing, where riders will head out in shifts every […]

Read more»
 

September 25, 2014

Tonight Picks: Dinner At New Restaurants, Happy Hour At Abe Fisher, Grilled Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Main Line Restaurant Week And More

There’s no better time to take advantage of Philadelphia’s great restaurants, happy hours, theater and special dinner promotions (Main Line Restaurant Week!) than on a rainy evening. For easy dinner planning, the city is home to a slew of fantastic new restaurants. Check out our guide to the top restaurant openings. Di Bruno Bros. adds […]

Read more»
 

September 25, 2014

The First-Ever City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament Brings Ice Hockey Teams From Across The City Together For Three Days Of Games, September 26-28

This weekend, September 26 through 28, Drexel University’s men’s ice hockey team will present the inaugural City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament at the Class of 1923 Arena at the University of Pennsylvania. Six of the area’s major college ice hockey teams — Drexel, UPenn, Temple, La Salle, St. Joe’s and Villanova — will battle it […]

Read more»
 

September 25, 2014

Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill October 17-18 To Transform The Neighborhood Into A Magical World With A Harry Potter Pub Crawl, Film Screening, Quidditch Tournament And Much More

Calling all wizards, muggles and literature lovers: Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival Weekend returns this October. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival takes over the charming town of Chestnut Hill on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the much-loved fictional world created […]

Read more»