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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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October 30, 2014

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

This past summer, the 22,000 square-foot outdoor area of One South Independence Mall West welcomed awesome alfresco space Independence Beer Garden, and the place has been a bona fide hit. The latest venture for chef Michael Schulson, also of Sampan in Midtown Village, the mobile IBG Truck and Izakaya in Atlantic City, Independence Beer Garden […]

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September 23, 2014

Reminder: Opera On The Mall Takes Over Independence Mall To Present A Free Broadcast Of Opera Philadelphia’s The Barber Of Seville, Saturday, September 27; Registration Still Available!

Heads up, a free evening of opera is coming your way this weekend! This Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia celebrates the start of 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 […]

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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 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 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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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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July 3, 2014

Long Weekend Picks, July 4th Edition: Fireworks On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway And At Penn’s Landing, Fourth Of July Jam, Independence Day Parade, Super Scooper Ice Cream Fest, Free First Sunday At The Barnes And More

Happy July 4th, Philadelphia! As the holiday weekend approaches, fireworks, parades, free concerts and more fill every corner of the city — and the countryside, too. Two major fireworks shows illuminate the sky over the course of the next few days. First, Wawa Welcome America closes out with its epic fireworks display on July 4th […]

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