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July 9, 2014

Head To Cliveden In Historic Germantown For Gtown Jazz On The Ave Concert And Fundraiser For Bebashi, This Saturday, July 12

What better way to cool off on a hot summer afternoon than with cool jazz tunes? Now that the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Gtown Jazz on the Ave this Saturday, July 12. The estate was built just before the Revolutionary War, and is […]

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June 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Night Market West Oak Lane, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

Blockbuster events and major festivals of all sort fill the city this evening as Night Market, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll and an alfresco movie night pop up across Philadelphia. Food trucks of all sort — pizza, tacos, dessert, cheese and much more — fill Ogontz Avenues with more than 50 food trucks for Night […]

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June 17, 2014

Historic Germantown Celebrates Juneteenth With Its Annual All-Day Festival At The Johnson House And Along Germantown Avenue, This Saturday, June 21

The past never feels too far away in Historic Germantown. As the site of Philadelphia’s only Revolutionary War battle, the first American written protest against slavery and home of one the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad, the Germantown community is rich with historic significance. This Thursday, June 19 is Juneteenth, a holiday that […]

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June 11, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Mansions, Houses And Museums For Second Saturdays, Every Month Through October

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but on Second Saturdays the cultural heritage of the neighborhood becomes even more accessible. Once a month, on the second Saturday of each month, all 16 historic sites on and just beyond Germantown Avenue throw open their doors at the same time — noon […]

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April 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Easter Brunch And Dinner In Philadelphia, As Well As Fun Easter Events Happening Around The City

The Easter holiday, which falls on Sunday, April 20 this year, is quickly approaching, bringing with it a number of festive brunches, decadent dinners and family-friendly egg hunts to the City of Brotherly Love. For youngsters, South Street hosts its annual Easter Promenade complete with a parade, costume contests and a visit for from the […]

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January 28, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Since Philadelphia’s earliest days, African-American culture has played an influential role in shaping the city’s personality. This February, Philadelphia celebrates that heritage and Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities. Locals and visitors can join members of the esteemed Tiberino family of artists on guided tours of The Unflinching Eye: […]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For 2013 Holiday Festivities In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think Santa-themed bar crawls, tree lighting celebrations, […]

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October 23, 2013

Tonight Picks: Get In The Halloween Spirit With The Witch Craft Beer Crawl On East Passyunk Avenue And Terror Behind The Walls, Plus The Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Halloween is right around the corner, and events slated for this evening are evidence of the excitement about the upcoming holiday. East Passyunk Avenue hosts a witch craft beer crawl (for an eerie $6.66 entry fee) complete with prizes, witch hats and major drink discounts at 14 participating bars and restaurants along the avenue. The […]

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October 9, 2013

Tonight Picks: Kick-Off Party For DesignPhiladelphia, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Shacktoberfest At Shake Shack And More

It’s another bustling fall evening (and tonight, it actually feels like fall) in Philadelphia, and the brisk air has us craving autumn amusements. Luckily, an array of establishments in the city host Wednesday evening events to add some October spice to your week. Tonight, the multi-day DesignPhiladelphia festival begins with a cocktail party, benefit and […]

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September 30, 2013

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival Returns Saturday, October 5, With An Epic Battle Reenactment, Grumblethorpe’s Oktoberfest, Walking Tours, Beer Garden And More

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but this Saturday the neighborhood returns to revolutionary times for the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival, set for Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival, a day-long affair that celebrates the rich history of Germantown, features walking tours, costumed characters, live music, […]

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