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October 1, 2014

Outdoorsy Weekend At The Oval Brings Free Movie Screenings, A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Kid-Friendly Games And More To The Parkway, October 3-5

Philadelphia’s glorious fall festival season hits a high note this weekend with a dozen festivals both in the city and beyond. A recent addition to the fest lineup, the first of two weekends of fall programming at The Oval arrives this weekend. The pop-up park on the Parkway celebrates autumn Friday, October 3 through Sunday, […]

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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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September 19, 2014

Now Open: Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary Is Back And Scarier Than Ever, Beginning Today, September 19

The frightful Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary officially opens for its 2014 season today, September 19. One of the nation’s biggest and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls brings Hollywood-quality special effects and lighting, digital sound, animatronic creatures, custom props and over 200 performers to Eastern State Penitentiary for a shockingly […]

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September 16, 2014

The First-Ever Fairmount Water Works F.L.O.W. Festival Celebrates The Art And Science Of Water On The Schuylkill River, Sunday, September 21

The Fairmount Water Works is a nearly 200-year-old site, and was one of Philadelphia’s very first top visitor attractions in the late 1800s. Now, the site is home to a restaurant and an interpretive center, which houses exhibits that combine environmental education, architectural history and cultural heritage. To celebrate its approaching 200th birthday and to […]

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September 9, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls Kicks Off Its 2014 Season Next Friday, September 19 And Runs Through November 8

Ready for some serious scares? Eastern State Penitentiary, the world-famous castle-like prison in Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood, is set to unleash another year of its fright fest Terror Behind the Walls starting Friday, September 19. One of the nation’s biggest and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls takes the already-creepy grounds of Eastern State and […]

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September 8, 2014

London Grill And Paris Wine Bar In The Fairmount Neighborhood Host FringeArts Shows With A Fringe-Only Menu, September 8-20

Dinner theater gets distinctly fringey when two 2014 Fringe Festival shows are presented at London Grill and Paris Wine Bar in Fairmount, debuting September 8 and 9 respectively. First up, tonight is night one of Blue Suede Productions’ The Last Five Years, a musical about a couple telling their story in two different directions and […]

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September 3, 2014

Raise A Glass Or Two At The Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl In Fairmount, Saturday, September 6

Are you a fan of craft brewers? How about trying new bars and restaurants? Hanging out with fellow beer lovers? If so, you won’t want to miss the Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl, coming to town this Saturday, September 6. From noon through 6 p.m., twelve Fairmount-area bars and restaurants will host this spectacular drinking […]

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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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