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July 30, 2014

Reminder: Get Ready For The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series, Four Days Of Angler Action On The Delaware River, August 7-10

Get ready for some serious fishing action, Philadelphia. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia this summer to cast their lines during four days of competition, August 7-10. Competition Overview Held on the Delaware River, the four-day, catch-and-release match is Philadelphia’s first-ever […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 28, 2014

Now Open: The Latest Location Of Union Taco, A BYOB Mexican Restaurant On Main Street In Manayunk

Heads up, taco lovers! Chef Nick Farina of Union Taco on Girard Avenue and Verdad Restaurant & Tequila Bar in Bryn Mawr, recently opened the doors to a new location of one of his popular restaurant Union Taco in Manayunk. The new location, located in the hub of the action on Main Street Manayunk, promises […]

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July 25, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues With Raphael Xavier And Bobby Zankel & The Warriors Plus The Avalon String Band, Saturday, July 26

Few things make a better pairing than summer and live music. While some of this summer’s concerts require purchasing a ticket purchase and planning ahead, many are free and open to the public, making for the perfect option for last-minute diversions. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool […]

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July 23, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival, July 25-27, Featuring More Than 30 Artists Over Three Days On The Camden Waterfront

Philadelphia certainly holds its own during the buzzing summer music festival season, as this weekend’s XPoNential Music Festival proves with an awesome assortment of alternative rock set to play at three stages at two venues on the Delaware River waterfront in Camden, July 25-27. With the blockbuster 4th of July Jam behind us, and the […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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July 22, 2014

Contest Alert: Submit Your Best Shots To The Create Your Own Phillyosophy Summer Photo Contest For A Chance To Win A Spot On An I-95 Billboard And More

Heads up, shutterbugs. Today, VISIT PHILADELPHIA™ launched the Create Your Own Phillyosophy Contest to give photo-happy fans of Philadelphia the chance to show off the city they love. Entering is a cinch. From July 22 through August 3, just capture a great photo of Philadelphia and go to visitphilly.com/contest to pair the shot with one […]

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July 21, 2014

The Delaware River Waterfront Continues Its Growth With The Development Of Pier 68, A Public Fishing Pier, Picnic Spot And Nature Oasis In Pennsport, To Open in Mid-2015

As part of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware — a program that aims to turn six-miles of the Central Delaware River waterfront into a fully developed public space for the community’s enjoyment — Pier 68 in Pennsport will soon transform from an abandoned space to a waterfront oasis ideal for fishing, lounging and […]

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July 18, 2014

Now Open: Independence Beer Garden Debuts On Independence Mall With Summer Eats, All-American Craft Beers And Plenty Of Alfresco Good Times

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has a long history of embracing residents and visitors with a strong independent streak. It’s appropriate, then, that a freewheeling concept like a beer garden encircling an office building should be such a bona fide hit in this town. That’s right, folks. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor area of 100 […]

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July 18, 2014

Uber Ice Cream Trucks Return To Philadelphia Today, July 18, With On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks From 11 A.M. To 5 P.M.

Have you ever dreamed of summoning an ice cream truck to your doorstep? Thanks to Uber, today you can. Today, Friday, July 18, score sweet treats on demand via Uber Philadelphia thanks to a global one-day-only blitz that adds ice cream trucks as an option on Uber’s smartphone app, which usually offers on-demand town cars […]

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