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July 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Oval’s Summer Season Kicks Off, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Movie Screening At NMAJH, Opening Of Fergie’s Beer Garden And More

The Oval kicks off its month-long summer season with a grand kickoff tonight complete with an alfresco beer garden, fare from food trucks, backyard games, first views of an awesome art installation and more. This evening, The Oval, the popular pop-up park on Benjamin Franklin Parkway opens for summer 2014 and brings with it a […]

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July 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pairings On The Parkway, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Fairmount French Fling Bar Crawl And More

Inflatable movie screens pop up all over town this evening as numerous parks across the city play host to free outdoor movie screenings. The Schuylkill Banks screens Finding Nemo, Clark Park plays The Wizard of Oz as Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of the Moon plays over the speakers and Penn’s Landing hosts The Hunger […]

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June 16, 2014

Now Open: The Franklin Institute Debuts Two Temporary Blockbuster Summer Exhibitions, Plus A New Permanent Exhibit, Your Brain

Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has honored inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin with remarkable exhibitions, programs and events made to live up to the Founding Father’s image. On Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute opened the doors to its brand-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, the largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year […]

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June 13, 2014

Weekend Picks: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, World Cup Watch Parties, Grand Opening Of The Franklin Institute’s Brand New Karabots Pavillion, Stars And Stripes Festival, Penn’s Landing Festivals, The Vendys, Father’s Day Activities And More

Good news, Philadelphia, the rain is clearing just in time for the weekend and all of the awesome alfresco events on tap for the coming days. Look forward to sunny skies and temperatures in the low-to-mid 80s which is a serious treat after the constant rain during the workweek. The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series […]

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June 13, 2014

Our Guide To The Grand Opening Of The Franklin Institute’s New Karabots Pavilion This Saturday, June 14 With Free Admission For The First 500 Visitors, Brand-New Exhibits Including Your Brain And Much More

Get ready for a colossal display of brain power, Philadelphia. This Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute will open the doors to its brand-spanking-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, its largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year history. To truly celebrate what’s sure to be an awesome addition to The Franklin Institute and […]

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June 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Summer Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia

As the weather warms, a number of Philadelphia area museums swing open their doors and debut new marquee exhibitions. Cool off this summer inside one of the area’s awesome museums while checking out exhibitions ranging from fashion-forward spectacles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and brainy sites at the Franklin Institute to struggles of African […]

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May 16, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Debut Your Brain, An Amazing New Permanent Exhibit In The New Karabots Pavilion, Saturday, June 14

Get ready for a colossal display of brain power, Philadelphia. This spring, The Franklin Institute will open the doors to its 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, a history-making expansion that has been under construction since 2012. Thanks to a generous gift, Philadelphia’s hands-on science museum will debut its largest expansion in its more than […]

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May 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The National Museum Of American Jewish History, Free Community Night At The Franklin Institute, Late-Night Happy Hour At North Bowl And More

Tonight, museums across the city open their doors a little later than normal for special evening programming. The National Museum of American Jewish History debuts its weekly summer event series, pay-what-you-wish Wednesday, which runs through Labor Day. Explore the Old City museum after hours for whatever price you’d like to pay. The Franklin Institute promises […]

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April 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Game 7 Of Flyers V. Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Exclusive Discount To Philadelphia Science Festival, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

There is a serious buzz in the air as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the New York Rangers in the final game of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. After a triumphant win last night, our hometown team tied it up with the Rangers. The winner of tonight’s game progresses on to the […]

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April 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: Farm Fest At The Oval, Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At DiBruno Bros, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, The Flyers Vs. The Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Bunny Hop Bar Crawl And More

From an after-work festival to an Easter-themed bar crawl, the city is a hub of nighttime activity this evening. Tonight, The Oval, the pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, presents its first Oval-branded programming of the year with Farm Fest, a three-day festival complete with a Victory Brewing Company Mobile Beer Garden, live bluegrass […]

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