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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

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

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

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

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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June 18, 2014

Philadelphia Is One Of Six Finalists To Host The 2016 Democratic National Convention; Vote For Philly In The #DNC2016 Poll To Help Bring It Here

Philadelphia Is One Of Six Finalists To Host The 2016 Democratic National Convention; Vote For Philly In The #DNC2016 Poll To Help Bring It Here

Big news everyone. Philadelphia is one of six finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The other finalist cities are Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, New York and Phoenix. Philadelphia has not hosted the Democratic National Convention since 1948. So it’s been a while. (The City of Brotherly Love last hosted a major party convention when […]

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June 13, 2014

Roundup: The Top Outdoor Movie Screenings Coming To Philadelphia This Summer: The Awesome Fest, Screenings Under The Stars, Schuylkill Banks And More

Roundup: The Top Outdoor Movie Screenings Coming To Philadelphia This Summer: The Awesome Fest, Screenings Under The Stars, Schuylkill Banks And More

Summer in Philadelphia means giant, inflatable movie screens popping up almost every night of the week at parks across the city. The outdoor movie screenings are often a part of a larger series that return to the same locations on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. As dusk sets in, feature films, ’80s hits, kid-friendly […]

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June 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For June 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For June 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

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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May 28, 2014

Roundup: The Best Beer Gardens in Philadelphia — Where To Go For Alfresco Brews In Philadelphia This Summer

Roundup: The Best Beer Gardens in Philadelphia — Where To Go For Alfresco Brews In Philadelphia This Summer

It’s beer garden season in Philadelphia again and we couldn’t be happier about it. Beer gardens are the ultimate summertime hangout. Why? For so many reasons. For one, it’s hard to beat hanging outside drinking beer. But actually one of the biggest reasons we love beer gardens so much is their versatility. Think about it. […]

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May 28, 2014

Announcing The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series, A Weekly Pop-Up Happy Hour Event Taking Place At An Awesome Beer Garden Every Friday All Summer Long

Announcing The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series, A Weekly Pop-Up Happy Hour Event Taking Place At An Awesome Beer Garden Every Friday All Summer Long

  This city knows beer. Philadelphia’s excellent craft brew scene is celebrated on deep draft lists, with huge beer festivals and by all beer lovers in the City of Brotherly Love. These days, that craft brew scene extends outdoors, too, with an ever-growing concentration of awesome beer gardens where eating and drinking alfresco is always […]

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May 23, 2014

Roundup: Top Summer Music Festivals And Big Time Concerts Coming To Philadelphia This Year

Roundup: Top Summer Music Festivals And Big Time Concerts Coming To Philadelphia This Year

Summertime means sweet-sounding tunes piped though open windows. Or, better yet, through state-of-the art sound systems at outdoor music festivals and concerts! With dozens of top performers taking to open-air stages all across the Philadelphia region this summer, now is the time to begin planning for a jam-packed concert- and festival-going season. Since most of […]

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