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March 14, 2014

The National Museum of American Jewish History Presents Chasing Dreams: Baseball And Becoming American, On View Through October 26

Ready to play ball, Philadelphia? Now open at the National Museum of American Jewish History, Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American offers the first large-scale look at the role baseball has played in the lives and cultures of many American minority groups. Rising five stories above Independence Mall, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the [...]

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February 26, 2014

Awesome News Alert: A New Alfresco Beer Garden Is Coming To Independence Mall This Summer

It’s no secret that we here at Uwishunu absolutely love beer gardens, and have for some time. We’re huge proponents of the whole concept of eating and drinking outdoors, and know alfresco options are a key element to Philadelphia’s food and drink scene during the spring, summer and fall. So we were beyond thrilled to [...]

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February 5, 2014

The National Constitution Center Explores Its Namesake Document In The Initiative 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) All February Long

In our country’s history, more than 11,000 amendments to the Constitution have been proposed, but only a mere 27 have been ratified. Why such a small number? What is the process by which a proposal becomes an amendment? Who decides what becomes law? The

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January 16, 2014

Red Owl Tavern And Stratus Rooftop Lounge At The Hotel Monaco Welcome Acclaimed New Executive Chef Jorge Chicas

Situated overlooking Independence Mall, Red Owl Tavern and Stratus Rooftop Lounge at the Hotel Monaco Philadelphia are both ideal spots for an intermission while exploring America’s birthplace. Now, there’s even more reason to fly down to Red Owl or Stratus. This month, the contemporary American eatery welcomes new executive chef Jorge Chicas to take charge [...]

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December 23, 2013

National Museum Of American Jewish History Presents Being [ ] At Christmas, A Holiday Celebration For All On Wednesday, December 25

For those who do not celebrate Christmas, and even for those who do, the National Museum of American Jewish History hosts an event on Christmas Day that will make everyone feel included on the holiday. Being [ ] at Christmas is perfect for anyone who looking for a little family-friendly and non-denominational fun on Christmas [...]

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September 26, 2013

Join The Conversation As What We Sow, The Mural Arts Program’s Six-Month-Long Heirloom Foods Project, Comes To A Grand Finale This Fall

This past summer, the Mural Arts Program launched a six-month public art venture, What We Sow, a visionary new undertaking that expands Mural Arts’ scope from visual public arts into the world of participatory, social and experimental art in a public space. Tapping the theme of heirloom foods as a jumping off point, What We [...]

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September 25, 2013

Reminder: A Free Broadcast Of Opera Philadelphia’s Season Opener Takes Over Independence Mall This Saturday, September 28

Heads up, a free evening of opera is coming your way this weekend! On Saturday, September 28 at 7 p.m., the Independence National Historical Park welcomes thousands of guests for Opera on the Mall, a free high-definition broadcast of Opera Philadelphia’s current company premiere, Nabucco. Nabucco, an iconic Italian opera, retells the biblical story of [...]

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September 16, 2013

The National Constitution Center Celebrates Constitution Day With Free Admission And More On Tuesday, September 17

Known as the birthplace of our nation, Philadelphia is no stranger to honoring historic moments. Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 17, celebrate the 226th anniversary of the signing of the document with Constitution Day at the National Constitution Center. Students, teachers and museum visitors of all ages are invited to attend the center for free with a [...]

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August 28, 2013

Deal Feed: Snag Free Tickets To Opera Philadelphia’s Opera On The Mall Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park On September 28

In celebration of the launch of the 2013-2014 season of Opera Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park hosts a free high-definition broadcast of Opera Philadelphia’s performance of Verdi’s Nabucco at the Academy of Music. That’s right, the extensive lawn that is home to historic sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall welcomes thousands of guests [...]

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August 28, 2013

Red Owl Tavern At The Hotel Monaco On Independence Mall Debuts An All-American Wine List This Summer

Situated overlooking Independence Mall, Red Owl Tavern at the Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is an ideal spot for an intermission while exploring America’s birthplace. Now, diners at the contemporary American tavern can not only enjoy rustic, regional fare, but they can also sip from a new menu of exclusively American wines. The restaurant’s beverage program manager, [...]

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