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August 28, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Saturday, August 30 With Nation Beat And The Highwater Preachers

Put on your dancing shoes. This Saturday night, the popular 40th Street Summer Series returns to the lawn of the Walnut Street West Library at 40th and Walnut streets. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the 40th Street Summer Series, […]

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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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August 26, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts A One-Night-Only Food Truck Festivus And Beer Garden To Wrap Up Summer, This Thursday, August 28

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. This August, Franklin Square’s evening event series Things on Thursdays has kicked up the entertainment for the young and over-21 crowds alike with movie nights, quizzo, yoga and more. On Thursday, August 28, the […]

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August 26, 2014

The Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights Continue On Tuesday And Thursday Evenings This Week And Next Week, Through Thursday, September 4

On Tuesday and Thursday nights through September 4, the Schuylkill Banks hosts free movie screenings at the Walnut Street Bridge and Grays Ferry Crescent.   Due to a few rainy nights this summer, the free outdoor movie nights at the Schuylkill Banks extend into early September and take place on both Tuesday and Thursday nights […]

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August 21, 2014

Save The Date: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Fall Festival Returns To The Navy Yard With A Yards Beer Garden, The Franklin Flea Market And More, Saturday, September 20

Summer isn’t quite over, but the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is already planning for fall. Save the date to celebrate the start of fall at the annual PHS Fall Festival at The Navy Yard on Saturday, September 20. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the grounds of The Navy Yard will welcome seasoned gardeners and garden-enthusiasts […]

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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

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 20, 2014

Reminder: Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Hits Rittenhouse Square Tonight, Wednesday, August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square tonight, August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, world to indie. The free […]

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August 18, 2014

Head To Spruce Street Harbor Park This Thursday, August 21 For The Last Free Concert At The Pop-Up This Summer

For the past two months, Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront has made an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco scene, drawing this city’s population down to the river all summer long. We’re sad to report that the pop-up park at Penn’s Landing wraps up its run as an awesome placemaking installation […]

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August 18, 2014

Preview 2014 Fringe Festival Shows For Free At FringeArts During Scratch Night Tonight, August 18 And A Special Screening Tomorrow, August 19

Are you looking forward to the 2014 Fringe Festival, but not sure what performances to make plans to see? Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 18, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight […]

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August 15, 2014

The Taney Dragons Play In The Little League World Series Today! Celebrate At The National Museum Of American Jewish History With Free Admission And A Viewing Party, Today, August 15

Center City’s own Taney Dragons take the field for the team’s first game of the Little League World Series today, Friday, August 15 at 3 p.m. Want to root, root, root for the home team? Heads up! The National Museum of American Jewish History is offering free admission all day today, Friday, August 15, to […]

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