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September 12, 2014

Weekend Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival, Alfresco Craft Market At Independence Mall, Doylestown Arts Festival, Second Saturday In Germantown, Clover Market And More

It’s gorgeous today, and we can’t wait until 5 p.m. when we can start taking advantage of the perfect weather. Late-summer weekends are truly an ideal time to get out and enjoy all of the outdoor (and indoor!) offerings in the city. This weekend promises everything from Center City Restaurant Week and the Fringe Festival […]

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September 8, 2014

Craft Phila Brings More Than 75 Talented Artisans To Display And Sell Wares In View Of The Liberty Bell, September 13-14

On Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14, some of the country’s best independent artists will join the legions of tourists and residents who visit Independence Mall every weekend. During Craft Phila: Liberty Bell, 76 local, regional and national artisans will showcase their handcrafted decorative, wearable and functional goods. Shoppers will have the opportunity to […]

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September 3, 2014

Score Free Tickets To Opera On The Mall, Opera Philadelphia’s Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park, Saturday, September 27; Registration Opens Today, September 3

On Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia will launch its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now in its fourth year, is a popular alfresco evening and fills up year after year. […]

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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 25, 2014

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Hosts Free Dog Washes And Canine-Inspired Happy Hour Specials In Honor Of National Dog Day, Tuesday, August 26

Looking for a way to celebrate your favorite cute, cuddly canine? You’re in luck! Tuesday, August 26 marks National Dog Day, and Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is rolling out the red carpet for the city’s four-legged friends. From 5 to 8 p.m., the Monaco will host a pop-up puppy boutique where dogs can come, sit and […]

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August 11, 2014

Bring Your Own Mat To Twilight Yoga At Historic Franklin Square Park, Wednesday, August 13 And 27, 7-8 P.M.

Is your body in need of some care after a summer of too much fun? Spend a couple of Wednesday nights down-dogging it alfresco in Old City. On Wednesday, August 13 and Wednesday, August 27, Pop Up Yoga Philly brings its on-the-go flow to Franklin Square. All body types and skill levels are welcome to […]

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August 8, 2014

Reminder: The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Hits The New Independence Beer Garden Today, August 8, From 4-7 P.M.

The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series continues today at Independence Beer Garden on Independence Mall in Old City. The roving happy hour series runs all summer long, popping up at one of Philadelphia’s awesome beer gardens every Friday all the way through Friday, August 29 with happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m., including specials […]

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August 4, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts Quizzo, Free Jazz, A Movie Night, Beer Garden And More For Its Things On Thursdays Series, Thursdays, August 7-28

Thursday nights at Franklin Square put on a figurative party hat during the month of August. This Thursday, August 7, head to the historic park for a game of quizzo in Franklin Square’s Pavilion. Tickets are required and include beer, wine and food in addition to healthy competition. Next Thursday, August 14, groove to free […]

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July 23, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Celebrates National Carousel Day With Two-For-One Tickets To Ride Center City’s Only Carousel, Friday, July 25

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. 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 as unseasonal weather doesn’t cause […]

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July 18, 2014

Now Open: Independence Beer Garden Debuts On Independence Mall With Summer Eats, All-American Craft Beers And Plenty Of Alfresco Good Times

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has a long history of embracing residents and visitors with a strong independent streak. It’s appropriate, then, that a freewheeling concept like a beer garden encircling an office building should be such a bona fide hit in this town. That’s right, folks. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor area of 100 […]

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