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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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September 25, 2014

Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill October 17-18 To Transform The Neighborhood Into A Magical World With A Harry Potter Pub Crawl, Film Screening, Quidditch Tournament And Much More

Calling all wizards, muggles and literature lovers: Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival Weekend returns this October. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival takes over the charming town of Chestnut Hill on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the much-loved fictional world created […]

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September 24, 2014

Last And Final Chance: Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes For The Season With A Weekend-Long Festival, September 26-28

It’s really happening. After an excellent extension through September, alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park ends its season at Penn’s Landing this Sunday, September 28. But not without a party. This weekend, September 26-28, the park wraps up with a huge closing-weekend bash, highlighted by a free Bardo Pond, Spacin’ and Needle Points concert on Saturday, […]

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September 24, 2014

Heads Up: Philly Bike Share Releases Proposed Station Locations And The City Wants Your Feedback

Philadelphia, a citywide bike sharing system is almost ready to roll. More and more, bike sharing has become an essential mode of urban public transportation both in the United States and around the world. Well-loved and well-used systems are in place in such U.S. cities as New York, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Portland, and internationally […]

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September 23, 2014

Now Open: Capofitto In Old City, A Pizzeria And Gelateria From The Team Behind Capogiro Gelato

Make it a pizza night! The folks behind the super-delicious Capogiro Gelato recently opened Capofitto, a pizza and gelato restaurant in Old City. Pizza and gelato, perhaps the perfect food marriage, fill the menu at Capofitto, a new restaurant and the latest endeavor from the folks behind the award-winning local gelato chain, Capogiro. Upon entry, […]

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September 23, 2014

Photo of the Day: It’s Officially Fall In Philadelphia

Can you feel it in the air? Officially, the 2014 autumnal equinox brought the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere on Monday, September 22 at 10:29 p.m. EDT, so today marks the first full day of the fall season. Despite the mild temperatures of late, the fiery colors of fall will be out in all […]

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September 22, 2014

Philly Mag Shops Gathers The City’s Top Retailers For A One-Day Warehouse Sale On Sunday, October 5; Score $5 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY

Experts on the Philadelphia fashion and retail scene know that the best shopping happens in this city’s independently owned boutiques. Now, thanks to Philadelphia magazine, more than 25 of the area’s top shops and designers will assemble under a single roof for an exceptional afternoon of retail therapy. On Sunday, October 6, Philly Mag Shops […]

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September 22, 2014

Opening Alert: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, The Awesome Over-The-Water Extension Of The Schuylkill River Trail, To Officially Open On Thursday, October 2

An opening date for the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk has been set for Thursday, October 2, and we can’t wait. This is a development project we first told you about three years ago, and we’re even more excited about it now than we were then. The boardwalk is going to be an awesome over-the-water extension of […]

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September 22, 2014

The Four Seasons Food Truck Arrives In Philadelphia Today, Monday, September 22 For A Six-Day Stop On Its East Coast Tour

There are food trucks and then there are foodie trucks. The Four Seasons Taste mobile is kind of like the A-List celebrity of food trucks, picking up local star chefs and changing up its look on every stop on its national tour. The rolling kitchen will be in town this week, starting today Monday, September […]

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September 17, 2014

Save The Date: The First-Ever Old City Fest Takes Over The Streets Of The Neighborhood With Food, Art, Music And More On Sunday, October 12

Philadelphia’s bustling fall festival circuit includes an outstanding array of food, art and cultural events, and the phenomenal festivities just keep on coming this October. Particularly of note, a brand-new neighborhood festival arrives in Old City this fall: Old City Fest debuts on Sunday, October 12. The first year for what Old City District, the […]

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