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October 27, 2014

Your Complete Guide To Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia 2014: A Day-By-Day Breakdown Of The Best Parties, Concerts, Trick-Or-Treating, Haunted Activities And More

Halloween weekend is shaping up to be pretty epic this year, thanks to Halloween falling on a Friday. That means there are going to be three-plus days of Halloweens festivities blanketing the city. Here’s how the weekend sets up: Thursday, October 30 is Mischief Night; Friday, October 31 is Halloween; and Saturday, November 1 is […]

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October 24, 2014

A Guide To Day Of The Dead Celebrations In Philadelphia: Festivals And Special Events At Museums, Restaurants, Bars And Beyond

Gear up for a fiesta, Philadelphia! Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, arrives in Philadelphia with a slew of festive happenings. Officially, Day of the Dead begins on Thursday, October 31 with All Hallows’ Eve and runs through Sunday, November 2 when it ends with All Souls’ Day, but lucky for us, […]

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October 30, 2013

The Mütter Museum Hosts A Sleepover Party With Flashlight Tours, A Movie Screening, Drinks And More, November 8-9

Are you itching for a truly unique experience? The Mütter Museum has your answer. Pack your sleeping bag and pillow, the historic museum is inviting guests in for a sleepover among its anatomically strange collection on Friday, November 8. What’s anatomically strange exactly? Think a skeleton of a seven-and-a-half foot man, enlarged organs and much […]

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October 30, 2013

Roundup: Day Of The Dead Celebrations At Bars, Restaurants And Museums In Philadelphia

Celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, this week and weekend at any one of a number of museums, bars and restaurants hosting themed events to spread the spirit. Indulge in traditional meals (did we see brain on the menu?), create masterpieces at craft workshops, enjoy drink specials at numerous bars and […]

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October 29, 2013

Halloween In Philadelphia 2013: Experience Haunted Philadelphia In Celebration Of The Spooky Season

Halloween comes just once a year, but in Philadelphia, you can embrace the spooky spirit of the holiday nearly anytime with a visit to one of the reportedly haunted sites in and around the city. From crumbling historic prison halls of Eastern State Penitentiary to the haunting collections of the Mütter Museum, eerie sites are […]

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April 3, 2013

The Mütter Museum Turns Back The Clock With This Year’s Mad Men-Themed Mütter Ball, Saturday, April 6

The highly anticipated Sunday, April 7 premiere of AMC’s sixth season of Mad Men has us jonesing for men in crisp suits and ladies in curve-hugging pencil skirts. The timing is perfect for The Mütter Museum to host a Sixties-themed soiree for this year’s Mütter Ball, Saturday, April 6. The Mad Men and medicine-themed costume […]

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April 2, 2013

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks for April Art Happenings In And Around The City

[With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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December 7, 2012

Roundup: Museum Gift Shops In Philadelphia To Consider For Unique Holiday Presents This Season

Philadelphia is home to some of the most impressive and unique museums in all the world. Let us not forget that in addition to beautiful galleries and treasure-packed collections, nearly every museum has its own gift shop full of merchandise that could end up being exactly what the hard-to-gift might genuinely get excited about this […]

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December 3, 2012

Sneak Peek Inside Some Of The Spots To Be Featured Tonight On The Philadelphia Episode Of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover

Master chef Anthony Bourdain heeded the calls of thousands of Philadelphia fans and finally booked a trip to the 215 to be featured on his Travel Channel show The Layover. We shared a blow-by-blow guide to Tony’s trip to Philadelphia, but tonight is the real deal. The Philadelphia episode of The Layover is set to […]

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October 26, 2012

Harry Potter’s Guide To Philadelphia: A Special Hogwartsian Itinerary In Honor Of Chestnut Hill’s Annual Harry Potter Festival

Chestnut Hill is bringing back its bewitchingly popular Harry Potter Weekend for 2012, hitting Germantown Avenue this Friday through Sunday, October 26-28. We’re huge fans of the festival, and we want to make sure you’re fully equipped for a weekend’s worth of entertainment so wild it will knock you off your broomstick. So we’ve consulted […]

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