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December 12, 2014

Roundup: 14 Places To Have A Picture Taken With Santa Claus In And Around Philadelphia — Where To Visit Santa In Philly

Christmas Village

Forget the North Pole — Santa Claus has arrived in Philadelphia to visit with kids, pose for photos and find out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. Snapping a photo with Santa is a time-honored holiday tradition, so we’ve rounded up 14 of the best places to see the big man in red before […]

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November 14, 2014

Christmas Village Returns To Love Park With Holiday Shopping, Food, Drinks, Weekend Entertainment And More, November 27-December 28

Christmas Village

Holiday shopping gets even more festive as the Christmas Village at Love Park, an open-air shopping destination modeled after an open-air German Christmas Market, returns for the season on Thanksgiving Day, November 27 and continues through Sunday, December 28. Throughout Love Park, guests will find holiday decor and gifts galore like toys, ornaments, clothing, jewelry, […]

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December 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting In Love Park, Menorah Lighting In Rittenhouse, Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia's Official Christmas Tree Lighting In Love Park, Menorah Lighting In Rittenhouse, Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

The air in Philadelphia is full of holiday spirit, and it’s palpable from Northern Liberties to Center City and beyond. Philadelphia’s official Christmas tree in Love Park illuminates for the first time this holiday season tonight as Mayor Nutter, flips the switch to turn on the thousands of colorful LED lights. Tonight, crowds in Rittenhouse […]

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November 25, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In The Philadelphia Region In 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In The Philadelphia Region In 2013

It doesn’t truly feel like the holiday season until Christmas trees are set up and decked out all around the city. From Rittenhouse Square to East Passyunk Avenue to the Christmas Village in Love Park, areas all around town (and the countryside, too) welcome brightly lit Christmas trees to central spots to spread holiday cheer. […]

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November 21, 2013

Philadelphia’s Christmas Village Opens Thanksgiving Day In Love Park With 60 Vendors, Traditional German Food And Drink, A Christmas Tree And Much More

Philadelphia’s Christmas Village Opens Thanksgiving Day In Love Park With 60 Vendors, Traditional German Food And Drink, A Christmas Tree And Much More

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, so does the grand opening of annual Philadelphia German-style holiday market Christmas Village in Philadelphia. Modeled after Germany’s traditional open-air Christmas markets, Philadelphia’a Christmas Village is a daily an outdoor holiday market located in Love Park, right in the heart of Center City. More than 60 vendors in more than 90 […]

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November 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Must-See Holiday Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside In 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Must-See Holiday Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside In 2013

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] The City of Brotherly Love embraces the most wonderful time of the year, hosting a festive array of iconic holiday attractions. […]

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November 19, 2013

Roundup: Top Places To View Holiday Lights In And Around Philadelphia This Season

Macy's

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] ’Tis the season for all things merry and bright in Philadelphia. Though early sunsets make for dark winter evenings, the twinkle […]

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July 19, 2013

The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Abridged Comes To Love Park For A Free Performance This Sunday, July 21

The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare Abridged Comes To Love Park For A Free Performance This Sunday, July 21

This Sunday, July 21, check out one of the most hilarious Shakespeare performances that you’ll ever see. Three actors and one director from the Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company are slated to perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged — 37 of Shakespeare’s plays and 154 sonnets in two acts. The campy performance makes its […]

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July 2, 2013

Philadelphia Food Truck Finder: A Day-By-Day Guide To Where And When To Find Food Trucks In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Food Truck Finder: A Day-By-Day Guide To Where And When To Find Food Trucks In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding food truck scene is clearly having a moment. Not only are more awesome trucks rolling in every week, but new food truck gathering spots seem to be popping up just as quickly — see the City Hall Courtyard, Eakins Oval and the Navy Yard for three recent examples. So, just as we wanted […]

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May 1, 2013

Coming Soon: The Long-Awaited Paine’s Park Skatepark Is Set To Open To The Public With A Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Wednesday, May 22

Coming Soon: The Long-Awaited Paine's Park Skatepark Is Set To Open To The Public With A Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Wednesday, May 22

After more then a decade in the grind of development, Paine’s Park skatepark is set to make its public debut on May 22. Since the project was first conceptualized in 2002 by Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund, it has aimed to create a new dialogue between skateboarding, landscape architecture and city planning. Philadelphia’s skateboarding culture has […]

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