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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

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 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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August 28, 2014

A Guide To Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival With Hundreds Of Progressive Performances At Venues Across The City, September 5-21

Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Now in its 18th year, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns September 5-21, with 17 days filled with hundreds of performances of theater, dance, visual arts, music and spoken-word and more. Philadelphia becomes an arts mecca thanks to the Fringe’s huge range of shows and complementary events, which draw tens of thousands of people to see […]

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August 27, 2014

Completely Awesome Breaking News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Stay Open For Another Month, Continue To Wow Visitors And Residents Alike Through Sunday, September 28!

Completely Awesome Breaking News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Stay Open For Another Month, Continue To Wow Visitors And Residents Alike Through Sunday, September 28!

Due to popular demand, Spruce Street Harbor Park will remain open for one more month, through Sunday, September 28. The public has spoken, and the good people of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the nonprofit group operating the pop-up park — have listened. That’s right: there’s now one more month to lounge in hammocks, […]

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August 20, 2014

Awesome News Alert: The Brand New Dilworth Park At City Hall To Open On Thursday, September 4 With Three Days Of Grand Opening Festivities

Dilworth Park

The wait is almost over, Philadelphia. After a more than seven years of planning, design and construction, the $55 million renovation of the concrete-laden Dilworth Plaza into the foliage-filled Dilworth Park is nearly complete. On Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Dilworth Park will officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by […]

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August 5, 2014

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

Franklin Fountain

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 30, 2014

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

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

Independence Beer Garden

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 September 1

Spruce Street Harbor Park Philadelphia

***UPDATE*** The Spruce Street Season has been extended through Sunday, September 28. Philadelphia, it’s official. Spruce Street Harbor Park on 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 […]

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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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