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August 15, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Returns To The Oval Today Starting At 4 P.M. To Kick Off The Last Weekend Of Summer Programs At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway

Heads up, beer garden fans! Today and tomorrow are the final two days of The Oval Beer Garden. If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit the gorgeous grove on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, today’s the day. Today, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Happy Hour Series arrives at The Oval’s magical beer garden from […]

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August 8, 2014

Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation Kick Off Tonight, August 8 With Cocktails, Extended Hours And More

Seeking cultural enrichment along with a Friday night cocktail? The Barnes Foundation hosts fabulous art parties in celebration of First Fridays throughout the year. But now, every Friday night means a bash at the Barnes. Starting this week, Friday, August 8, the bastion of Impressionist artwork hosts arts lovers after regular museum hours to cap […]

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August 6, 2014

Rembrandt’s Restaurant And Bar Hosts The Rock The Block Party, A Music-Centric Bash And Fundraiser, This Saturday, August 9

Party for a good cause as Rembrandt’s Restaurant and Bar hosts a full-blown block party outside of the restaurant on Aspen Street in Fairmount. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., groove to music provided by The World At Large, MUMBLR, A Day Without Love and and more. While rocking out, sip beer from Victory Brewing […]

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August 6, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary Pays Tribute To Four-Legged Inmates During Family Weekend: Pets In Prison, August 9-10

Al Capone. Morris “The Rabbi” Bolber. The Buzzard Brothers. These are just a few of the larger-than-life inmates that called Eastern State Penitentiary home over the years. But you may not know about a smaller, lesser known resident, Pep the Dog (aka Inmate C-2559), who also served time in the infamous prison, allegedly for killing […]

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August 5, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, August 6-10

Have you been to The Oval yet? 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 garden. Each day, the agenda revolves around […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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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 15, 2014

The Oval To Host Awesome Fest’s Giant Pizza Party This Friday, July 18 With A Beer Garden, A Screening Of TMNT, And A Performance By Macaulay Culkin’s Band, The Pizza Underground

The Oval opens this Wednesday, July 16 and we’re pretty psyched about it. They have a bunch of great programming scheduled, including a bunch of outdoor movie screenings courtesy of The Awesome Fest. And coming up this Friday, July 18, is a pretty awesome-sounding event for The Oval’s opening weekend. Promoted as a giant Pizza […]

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July 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pairings On The Parkway, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Fairmount French Fling Bar Crawl And More

Inflatable movie screens pop up all over town this evening as numerous parks across the city play host to free outdoor movie screenings. The Schuylkill Banks screens Finding Nemo, Clark Park plays The Wizard of Oz as Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of the Moon plays over the speakers and Penn’s Landing hosts The Hunger […]

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