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August 14, 2014

The 2014 Fringe Festival World-Premiere Floating Installation WetLand Opens To The Public At Penn’s Landing This Friday, August 15

Ready for an influx of inspiration? The 2014 Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge performing and visual arts to venues all across Philadelphia September 5-21. Organized by FringeArts, the annual festival features contemporary works in every artistic genre in two festival categories: highly curated Presented Fringe performances and all-inclusive Neighborhood Fringe shows. Heralding the phenomenal array of […]

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June 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Summer Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia

As the weather warms, a number of Philadelphia area museums swing open their doors and debut new marquee exhibitions. Cool off this summer inside one of the area’s awesome museums while checking out exhibitions ranging from fashion-forward spectacles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and brainy sites at the Franklin Institute to struggles of African […]

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May 28, 2014

Connect With Philadelphia’s Waterfront During Walnut2Walnut, A Regatta, Scavenger Hunt And Stroll This Saturday, May 31

Ready to explore Philadelphia’s two waterfronts? This Saturday, May 31, the Independence Seaport Museum and its partners hosts Walnut2Walnut, a full day of land and water exploration between the Delaware River and the Schuylkill River. A three-on-one event, there’s an opportunity for just about anyone to join in the aquatic-themed adventure, be it on a […]

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May 19, 2014

Memorial Day In Philadelphia — Our Complete Guide To How To Spend Your Long Weekend In Philly

Memorial Day weekend hits this Friday, May 23, and we can’t help but feel pumped for the unofficial start of summer and the arrival of warm-weather good times. This season has already been filled with awesome events, and the coming Memorial Day weekend continues the springtime trend of fun-filled Saturdays and Sundays in Philadelphia. The […]

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April 21, 2014

The Independence Seaport Museum Celebrates The Philadelphia Science Festival With A Full Day Of Free Boating With Museum Admission, Sunday, April 27

Excited for the upcoming Spruce Street Harbor Park pop-up summertime village on the Delaware River waterfront? Survey the site of the summertime destination and row on the Delaware River for free on Sunday, April 27 as the Independence Seaport Museum celebrates the Philadelphia Science Festival which parades into town from April 25 to May 3. […]

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March 10, 2014

The Independence Seaport Museum Hosts An Exhibition About The SS United States, A Trans-Atlantic Ocean Liner, Through September 14

Through September 14, 2014, the Independence Seaport Museum hosts an exhibition about the SS United States, the world’s fastest trans-Atlantic ocean liner that sailed the seas in the 1950s and 1960s. SS United States: Charting a Course for America’s Flagship contains photographs, items from the ship and architectural drawings inside of the museum’s 2nd floor […]

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January 31, 2014

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrations Continue Throughout The Weekend With The Big Lion Dance Parade On Sunday, February 2

Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the arrival of the Year of the Horse, and celebrations of the Lunar New Year continue this weekend with a number of events commemorating the turn of the Chinese calendar. Last night was the official Chinese New Year’s Eve celebration in Chinatown, ushering in the Lunar New Year at […]

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January 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week Continues, Chocolate-Themed Film Night At Independence Seaport Museum, Free Brandy Samples At The Trestle Inn And More

Now that the extreme weather has subsided, it’s time to take it back out tonight with dining, drinking and movie-going around town. Center City Restaurant Week continues to bring great dining deals to the public at more than 100 restaurants. Indulge in a filling three-course feast at restaurants from Old City to Rittenhouse for just […]

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January 22, 2014

Independence Seaport Museum Hosts A Sweet Movie Night With Free Chocolate Tastings, A Curator-Led Tour And More, Thursday, January 23

If you’ve had enough of frozen delights, visit the Independence Seaport Museum this Thursday, January 23 are in for a chocolatey sweet affair. In conjunction with the current exhibition Oh Sugar! The Magical Transformation from Cane to Candy, the waterfront museum hosts an 8 p.m. screening of a film about the Grenada Chocolate Company, an […]

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January 22, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Chinese New Year Celebrations In Chinatown And Beyond, January And February 2014

This year’s Chinese New Year parades into town on Friday, January 31 and ushers in a slew of super-festive events before and after the holiday. In all corners of the city, traditional Chinese performances, educational experiences and food-centric events take the spotlight during the upcoming weeks in honor of the Lunar New Year. This year […]

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