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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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August 11, 2014

Greensgrow Farms Hosts A Shrimp Boil Fundraiser Saturday, August 16, Featuring Seafood, Southern Sides, Beer, Music And More

Ready for a good ol’ fashioned Southern shrimp boil? Head to Greensgrow Farms for shrimp, beer, music and more Saturday, August 16, as the favorite urban farm and food producer hosts a party to raise funds for its Community Kitchen. The Community Kitchen is a demonstration kitchen and a business incubator for a number of […]

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August 7, 2014

The Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge Returns To Citizens Bank Park This Saturday, August 9 With More Than 20 Competing Restaurants

This Saturday, August 9, a number of Philly’s favorite restaurants and chefs put their best barbecue forward for the 13th-annual Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge. Come hungry and sample smoky barbecue form more than 20 competitors — and vote for your favorite. Talented teams will take home the People’s Choice award. Participating restaurants include Butcher […]

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May 30, 2014

The Schuylkill Shindig, A Fundraiser For The Schuylkill Banks, Brings Food Trucks, Drinks And Music To The Riverside Park, Saturday, June 7

Celebrate the efforts behind the Schuylkill Banks, the awesome park, workout area, boat launch and home to tons of favorite summer events (enter outdoor movie nights) at the Schuylkill Shindig, a fundraiser party next Saturday, June 7. The evening fête on the Schuylkill River Waterfront promises food, drinks, music and scenic views to boot. Tickets, […]

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May 29, 2014

Support Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Libraries By Participating In The Book It! 5K Fun Run, Next Saturday, June 7

Run for a good cause as the public libraries of Philadelphia present a 5K Fun Run next Saturday, June 7. Dash from library to library while helping to raise funds for the neighborhood libraries of North Philadelphia. The run starts at the Widener Library at 2808 W. Lehigh Avenue and proceeds down Lehigh Avenue to […]

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May 14, 2014

The Phillies Phestival Returns To Raise Funds For ALS Research With Autograph Events, A Silent Auction, Games And More, May 19

Rub elbows with some of the Philadelphia Phillies’ finest at the annual Phillies Phestival, an evening of autographs and a silent auction all in the name of ALS research at Citizens Bank Park. Since 1983, the Phillies have raised more than $14.3 million for ALS research. ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neuromuscular condition […]

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May 14, 2014

Yoga on the Steps Returns To The Iconic Steps Of The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, This Sunday, May 18

Breathe in, breathe out, and raise money for a good cause. This Sunday, May 18, join hundreds of local yogis for a morning practice on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for Yoga on the Steps. Now in its 13th year of bringing this yoga-for-a-cause event to Philadelphia, Yoga on the Steps is […]

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May 12, 2014

Preakness At The Piazza Returns To Northern Liberties To Raise Funds For MS Research With A Fun-Filled Party, Saturday, May 17

Preakness at The Piazza returns for its second year of finely-dressed ladies and gentleman, unlimited drinks and all-you-can-eat fare all while raising funds for a good cause — the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. Preakness at the Piazza celebrates the 139th year of the Preakness Stakes horse race by encouraging Philadelphians to dress in their […]

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May 6, 2014

Fourth Annual Burger Brawl Returns On Sunday, June 8, With More Than 40 Of The City’s Top Burgers Battling To Be Crowned Philly’s Best

Burger-lovers, rejoice — the Philadelphia Burger Brawl is back. The Burger Brawl, a fundraiser for Philly’s public school system, is back and bigger than ever for its fourth year of friendly burger competition on Sunday, June 8 from 3 to 6 p.m. This year, the foodie frenzy takes over Xfinity Live in order to invite […]

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April 24, 2014

Reminder: Go Out To Eat For Dining Out For Life Today, April 24; Lunch At The Food Truck Pop-Up And Dinner At More Than 150 Restaurants

Reminder, folks, the annual feel-good event Dining Out For Life hits town today, Thursday, April 24. Support local HIV/AIDS services simply by heading out to lunch or dinner at one of the participating restaurants or food trucks in the Greater Philadelphia area. From there, just order your favorite fare and voila — you’re contributing. This […]

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