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August 12, 2014

Roundup: How To Spend Your Summer Nights In Philadelphia This August

Summer nights in Philadelphia are chock-full of warm weather-appropriate happenings — from outdoor movie screenings in University City to alfresco happy hour in Old City and beyond. While we may be speeding through the last full month of summer (no, don’t shed a tear), there’s no shortage of late-summer nightlife to fill your calendar. We’ve […]

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August 5, 2014

Your Essential Philadelphia Summertime Bucket List — 31 Ways To Savor Summer In Philly

Ahh, summer in Philadelphia. The steamy sidewalks, cool water ice, abundant alfresco dining, brilliant beer gardens and general easygoing vibe make the City of Brotherly Love a spectacular spot to spend a summer day. There are so many, many ways to enjoy summer in the city, and we want to be sure no one misses […]

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July 31, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter The Made In America Weekend Giveaway Sweepstakes To Win A Pair Of Two-Day Passes To The Music Festival And A Two-Night Hotel Stay In Philadelphia

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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July 30, 2014

Top 10 Outdoor Happy Hour Spots For Center City Sips In Philadelphia

Everyone knows and loves Center City Sips. The weekly happy hour series is one of the most popular events of the summer. And for good reason: $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 80 participating restaurants and bars from 5 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday is a pretty solid deal. […]

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July 18, 2014

Now Open: Independence Beer Garden Debuts On Independence Mall With Summer Eats, All-American Craft Beers And Plenty Of Alfresco Good Times

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has a long history of embracing residents and visitors with a strong independent streak. It’s appropriate, then, that a freewheeling concept like a beer garden encircling an office building should be such a bona fide hit in this town. That’s right, folks. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor area of 100 […]

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July 10, 2014

Our Guide To Spending The Summer At Spruce Street Harbor Park On The Delaware River Waterfront, Now Through August 31

Philadelphia, it’s official. Spruce Street Harbor Park on the the Delaware River Waterfront is an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco summer scene. Now open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Spruce Street Harbor Park has transformed an urban riverside into a lush oasis right at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. Developed by the […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events 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 returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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July 2, 2014

Now On View: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan For The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Renovation And Expansion Unveiled In Making A Classic Modern, On View Through September 1

This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art pulls back the curtain on its grand plans for the future of one of our city’s cultural treasures. Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art […]

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June 20, 2014

Roundup: Summer Festivals In Philadelphia – Our Guide To More Than 50 Awesome Festivals Hitting Philly For Summer 2014

The festivals of summer arrive in a big way, Philadelphia. Over the course of the next three months, more than 50 festivals close entire streets and fill major parks with food, music, beer, entertainment and much, much more. Summer is one of the best times to take advantage of the festival offerings as the days […]

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June 19, 2014

Roundup: More Than 40 New And Coming Soon Restaurants In Philadelphia To Add To Your Must-Try List For Summer 2014

Summer in Philadelphia means way more than baseball and dogs: It also means a wave of brand-new restaurants breaking out on the regional dining scene. This spring, new eateries seemed to sprout up on street corners weekly, and now is the time to reap the rewards of a bumper crop of new restaurant options that […]

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