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July 3, 2014

Long Weekend Picks, July 4th Edition: Fireworks On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway And At Penn’s Landing, Fourth Of July Jam, Independence Day Parade, Super Scooper Ice Cream Fest, Free First Sunday At The Barnes And More

Happy July 4th, Philadelphia! As the holiday weekend approaches, fireworks, parades, free concerts and more fill every corner of the city — and the countryside, too. Two major fireworks shows illuminate the sky over the course of the next few days. First, Wawa Welcome America closes out with its epic fireworks display on July 4th […]

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June 5, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Martha Graham Cracker At The Museum Of Art, An Alfresco Movie In Old City, S’mores On South Street And More On Friday, June 6

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, gorgeous spring weather and the promise of summer […]

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May 2, 2014

Weekend Picks, Super Spring Saturday Edition: Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Science Fest’s Carnival On The Parkway, South Street Spring Festival, Plazapalooza, First Friday, Chestnut Hill Home And Garden Festival, Broad Street Run, Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party And More

Mother Nature has treated us to perfect spring weather for the more than a dozen major festivals and events on tap in the next three days. This weekend promises sunny skies and temperatures near 70 degrees which is ideal for this festival-loaded weekend. Kicking things off is First Friday. May’s First Friday is traditionally one […]

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May 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Bearded Ladies At The PMA, A Pickle Invitational At Pizza Brain, A World-Premiere Show At FringeArts And More On Friday, May 2

Tonight is First Friday, folks, which means awesome displays of art after hours in neighborhoods across the city. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. This month, First Friday helps to kick off a […]

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April 29, 2014

The Betsy Ross House Presents Movies Under The Stars And Stripes, Alfresco Movie Screenings On First Friday, Beginning May 2

The First Fridays of spring and summer mean more alfresco events in neighborhoods across the city, including Old City, the originator of First Friday. The Betsy Ross House welcomes the warmer temperatures with alfresco movie screenings of classic horror films from the 1950s and 1960s every First Friday from this week, May 2 through the […]

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April 3, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, Birthday Parties In Old City And Fishtown, An April Fools Exhibit And More On Friday, April 4

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. Spring finally feels like it has sprung in the City of Brotherly Love, and — even if a few April showers fall — museums, galleries and shops […]

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March 6, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flower Show Fun, MakeFest At The Asian Arts Initiative, An Ice Cream Auction And More On Friday, March 7

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. This month, the promise of spring — and the ongoing 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show — inspires many an event and art space to break out fresh-feeling exhibitions […]

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March 5, 2014

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Welcomes The Work Of Other Mosaicists In A New Exhibition, Shattering Expectations: Mosaic 2014, March 7-April 20

Get down with your artsy side at the Shattering Expectations: Mosaic 2014 exhibition at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. Opening on Friday, March 7 (First Friday!) with a free reception from 6 to 9 p.m., Shattering Expectations: Mosaic 2014 is presented with the help of the Mosaic Society of Philadelphia, a non-profit group of mosaicists and mosaic-enthusiasts. […]

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March 3, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show With A First Friday Soiree, This Friday, March 7

The weather outside may not feel like spring, but the promise of sunshine and flowers feels within reach this week, thanks to the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, which is in full swing despite the weather — and offering an excellent online ticket deal available today only. The Convention Center […]

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February 6, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, An Anniversary At The Asian Arts Initiative, Speed Dating In Fishtown And More On Friday, February 7

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. To mark the advent of February — when we celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Day and President’s Day — soul-warming collaborative exhibitions and events should fill your […]

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