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July 17, 2014

The Kennett Square Sidewalk Sale Returns With Deals At A Variety Of Downtown Shops, July 19-20

Get shopping in Kennett Square as it hosts its deal-centric Sidewalk Sale, this weekend July 19 and 20. All weekend, local businesses of all sort — children’s toy stores, clothing stores, jewelry shops, galleries, coffee shops and more — open their doors to deal-seekers. Visit Kennett Square Jewelers for a 50-percent sale on pearls, 30-percent […]

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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 16, 2014

Innovation In The Park Brings Cool Science And Technology Talks To Liberty Lands Park This Thursday, July 17

Philadelphia’s ever-developing tech scene can claim some awesomely brainy people, places and spaces. This Thursday, July 17, some of the city’s brightest minds take their science and technology specialties out of the labs and beyond the keyboards for the first Innovation in the Park event, presented by AT&T. Kicking off at 3:30 p.m., hosts Technical.ly Philly, N3rd Street […]

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July 16, 2014

Grays Ferry Crescent Hosts Free Outdoor Movie Screenings All Summer Long, Beginning This Thursday, July 17

Grays Ferry Crescent, located at the Schuylkill Banks by Wharton Street, opens up to movie-goers for its first outdoor movie night of the season which falls on this Thursday, July 17. Tomorrow night, enjoy a free alfresco screening of Back to the Future which is set to begin at dusk, which is roughly 8:15 p.m. […]

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July 16, 2014

The National Museum Of American Jewish History Hosts Classics And Crackerjacks: Summer Cinema Series, Wednesdays Through July 30

While summertime baseball plays on, the National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates America’s favorite pastime with both a special exhibition and a classic-film series. Now open, Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American offers the first large-scale look at the role baseball has played in the lives and cultures of many American minority groups. With […]

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July 16, 2014

Visit Tyler Arboretum For Fun In The Tree Tops During Its Annual Tree House Festival, This Sunday, July 20

Tyler Arboretum celebrates trees and wildlife at its annual Tree House Festival this Sunday, July 20. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., children and adults alike are invited out for lessons about animals that call trees home, tree climbing, tree exploration and more. During the festival, watch a live show featuring falcons, hawks and other […]

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July 16, 2014

Franklin Flea Takes It Outside With A Summer Market On The Grounds Of The McCall School At 7th And Delancey Streets This Saturday, July 19

Heads up, treasure hunters. The marvelous Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea market returns this weekend to set up shop alfresco in the McCall School’s yard on 7th Street in Society Hill. After a booming winter and spring season housed indoors at the historic Strawbridge’s Building at 8th and Market streets, the highly curated flea market continues its […]

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July 16, 2014

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Show The Book Of Mormon Brings Satirical Humor And A Ticket Lottery To The Forrest Theatre, Starting July 29

A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon nabbed nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 2011 and is still a tough ticket to score in New York. In Philadelphia, advance word of mouth for The Book of Mormon’s local stop is so hot, the show is virtually assured of a successful run at […]

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July 15, 2014

Hundreds Of The World’s Teens Will Have Their Say At The 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam, July 16-19

This month, Philly will welcome more than 500 teenagers from around the world to voice their views and be heard. From Wednesday, July 16 through Saturday, July 19, our city will play host to the 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam. Powered by Youth Speaks, Brave New Voices is the world’s largest […]

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