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September 30, 2014

October Is Mural Arts Month: Our Top Picks Of Events Celebrating The City Of Philadelphia’s Incredible Collection Of Murals All Month Long

In Philadelphia, buildings, rooftops, bridges and even parking garages serve as canvases for the more than 3,000 murals produced by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, one of the largest public art programs in the country. Each October, celebrations of this wealth of public art fill the city for Mural Arts Month and art […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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September 22, 2014

Opening Alert: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, The Awesome Over-The-Water Extension Of The Schuylkill River Trail, To Officially Open On Thursday, October 2

An opening date for the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk has been set for Thursday, October 2, and we can’t wait. This is a development project we first told you about three years ago, and we’re even more excited about it now than we were then. The boardwalk is going to be an awesome over-the-water extension of […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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September 5, 2014

Top 14 Things We’re Looking Forward To This Fall In Philadelphia

Exciting things are afoot in Philadelphia this fall. And while we still have a few more weeks of summer – long live summer – fall is looking pretty incredible too… thanks to a number of big-time developments headed for Philadelphia. There’s a number of awesome new restaurants opening; there are almost countless epic festivals on […]

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September 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To The More Than 60 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Weeks Ahead

Just because Labor Day has passed doesn’t mean the fun of summer draws to a close. The next few weeks welcome a variety of late-summer festivals, and right after that, an abundance of early-fall festivals throughout the city. There are music fests, food festivals, food truck fests, Oktoberfests, block parties — basically every kind of […]

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September 2, 2014

Roundup: More Than 30 Brand-New And Coming-Soon Restaurants On The Philadelphia Dining Scene This Fall

The advent of autumn brings school days, cooler weather and — inevitably in Philadelphia — a whole new set of delicious new restaurants to add to your must-try list. With an influx of talent from other cities joining local culinary masters, the dining landscape in the City of Brotherly Love is set to only expand […]

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September 2, 2014

Contest Alert: Win Two VIP Tickets To Feastival, The Blowout Culinary Event And Benefit For FringeArts, Thursday, September 18

Heads up, food fans! We’re giving away two VIP tickets to Feastival, the fabulous benefit for contemporary arts organization FringeArts and the Fringe Festival that gathers more than 75 Philadelphia chefs and live entertainers to raise funds for the city’s cultural economy. Set for Thursday, September 18 at Penn’s Landing, the blockbuster bash pairs culinary […]

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September 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For September 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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