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July 3, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Hour-By-Hour Guide To Independence Day Events And Celebrations On Friday, July 4, 2014 In Philly

Where’s the best place to celebrate July 4th? The place where it all began, of course. Right here in Philadelphia. Friday, July 4, 2014 brings a full day of festivities from historical commemorative ceremonies to a blowout concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Where to begin? We’ve got a rundown of all the events going […]

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June 27, 2014

Wawa Welcome America Presents Philly At The Movies, Three-Nights Of Free Movie Screenings At Public Spaces, Monday, June 30-Wednesday, July 2

In celebration of July 4th, Wawa Welcome America presents three-nights of free movie screenings at public locations across the city. The free alfresco movie nights kick off on Monday, June 30 with a screening of Frozen in Franklin Square which promises carousel rides, free giveaways and mini-golf for youngsters. The series continues on Tuesday, July […]

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June 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Father’s Day Dinner, Brunch And Events In And Around Philadelphia

It’s time to show pop some love. Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15, and to celebrate dear ol’ dad, a slew of Philadelphia restaurants, bars and attractions host Father’s Day celebrations all weekend long. From free steak dinners and free beer for Dad, to an outdoor extravaganza on Independence Mall, making every father in […]

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May 19, 2014

Memorial Day In Philadelphia — Our Complete Guide To How To Spend Your Long Weekend In Philly

Memorial Day weekend hits this Friday, May 23, and we can’t help but feel pumped for the unofficial start of summer and the arrival of warm-weather good times. This season has already been filled with awesome events, and the coming Memorial Day weekend continues the springtime trend of fun-filled Saturdays and Sundays in Philadelphia. The […]

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May 7, 2014

The Asian American Heritage Festival Celebrates Asian Heritage With Food, Live Entertainment And More, This Saturday, May 10

Celebrate Asian American month (May!) and Philadelphia’s Asian American population at an outdoor festival at Franklin Square this Saturday, May 10. Presented by the Pan Asian Association of Greater Philadelphia, the festival transforms the historic park into a haven for the city’s Asian communities. Learn about a number of Asian cultures — Cambodian, Thai, Chinese, Filipino, […]

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March 31, 2014

Now Open: Historic Franklin Square Park And SquareBurger Are Officially Open For The 2014 Season

The spring season has finally arrived, and Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square is open and ready to welcome families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions daily through the fall. As long […]

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February 25, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Opens For The 2014 Season This Saturday, March 1; SquareBurger To Reopen Saturday, March 22

Winter weather may be persisting, but Philadelphia’s annual signs of spring are thankfully at hand. Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square plans to reopen for the 2014 season this Saturday, March 1. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions, […]

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December 31, 2013

Last Chance To Check Out Holiday Light Shows: Electrical Spectacle At Franklin Square, Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Bright Lights, Big Santa At Waterfront Winterfest And More

It’s the final days (or in some cases, final day), for some of the city’s most popular holiday light shows. Before heading out to a bar or party this New Year’s Eve, savor the season with a spirited light show at locations across town. From new light shows at Franklin Square and Penn’s Landing to […]

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December 31, 2013

Year In Review: Looking Back At The Best Of Philadelphia In 2013 In Photos

With the final hours of 2013 upon us, we here at Uwishunu wanted to take a look back at the year behind us. What better way than to share this year’s highlights via awesome images from top events and moments. Here’s a snapshot of 2013′s finest moments of the year, in photography form. Happy New […]

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December 26, 2013

Tonight Picks: Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show At Franklin Square, Extended Hours At The Barnes Foundation And Franklin Institute And More

Christmas may officially be over, but the holiday cheer is still palpable all across the city. For some final holiday fun, visit Franklin Square for its Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show, a new addition to Philadelphia’s holiday lights scene. In addition to festive tunes and sparkling lights, the holiday light show welcomes rotating food […]

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