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August 5, 2014

Your Essential Philadelphia Summertime Bucket List — 31 Ways To Savor Summer In Philly

Ahh, summer in Philadelphia. The steamy sidewalks, cool water ice, abundant alfresco dining, brilliant beer gardens and general easygoing vibe make the City of Brotherly Love a spectacular spot to spend a summer day. There are so many, many ways to enjoy summer in the city, and we want to be sure no one misses […]

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July 19, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To How To Beat The Heat In Philadelphia; Frozen Treats, Cold Drinks, Water Sports And More

We’re in the midst of what is going to turn into a very hot, week-long heat wave, which means it may get a little too hot for some of your normal summertime activities. So to fill the void, we’ve put together a quick survival guide with some top picks for the best ways to stay […]

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July 19, 2011

The Philadelphia History Museum To Host A “Conversations On Cool” Talk And Tasting July 20, Featuring Bassett’s Ice Cream, Franklin Fountain, John’s Water Ice And More

Philadelphia has a long running love affair with cool summer treats. The city’s history and love of summer refreshments like ice cream, root beer floats and water ice date back over a century. To that end, on Wednesday, July 20, from 6–8 p.m., the Philadelphia History Museum will be hosting “Conversations on Cool: The Delicious […]

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July 1, 2011

Photo Of The Day: President Obama Enjoys A Cool Treat At John’s Water Ice In South Philadelphia

President Obama was in Philadelphia yesterday and during his visit he wisely made time for a quick trip to John’s Water Ice at 7th and Christian in Bella Vista. What flavor did the President go with? He ordered a lemon water ice and said to admirers: “I love being in Philly. Especially when I’ve got […]

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