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July 15, 2014

Hundreds Of The World’s Teens Will Have Their Say At The 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam, July 16-19

This month, Philly will welcome more than 500 teenagers from around the world to voice their views and be heard. From Wednesday, July 16 through Saturday, July 19, our city will play host to the 17th Annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam. Powered by Youth Speaks, Brave New Voices is the world’s largest […]

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July 10, 2014

Our Guide To Spending The Summer At Spruce Street Harbor Park On The Delaware River Waterfront, Now Through September 1

***UPDATE*** The Spruce Street Season has been extended through Sunday, September 28. Philadelphia, it’s official. Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Delaware River Waterfront is an absolutely amazing addition to Philadelphia’s alfresco summer scene. Now open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Spruce Street Harbor Park has transformed an urban riverside into a lush […]

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July 8, 2014

Reminder: The PHS Pop-Up Garden Opens For The 2014 Summer Season Today, July 8 At 5:30 P.M. At 15th And South Streets

The long-awaited PHS Pop-Up Garden opens on South Street today! Check out this sneak peek via Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Instagram. It’s time to raise a brew to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, folks. The 2014 PHS Pop-Up Garden opens on South Street on today Tuesday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m. As we’ve mentioned, this year’s installment […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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July 2, 2014

Now On View: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan For The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Renovation And Expansion Unveiled In Making A Classic Modern, On View Through September 1

This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art pulls back the curtain on its grand plans for the future of one of our city’s cultural treasures. Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art […]

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July 1, 2014

Opening Alert: The Brand-New Independence Beer Garden To Kickoff Service On Independence Mall This Month

The brand new Independence Beer Garden is now open on Independence Mall and it looks awesome. (Photo by Albert Lee) Update: Per a July 9 announcement, Independence Beer Garden now plans to open Tuesday, July 15. A beer garden right across from Independence Mall? Yes, please. On Tuesday, July 15, the 20,000 square-foot outdoor area […]

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July 1, 2014

Awesome: Support Rooster Soup Co., The Federal Donuts And Broad Street Hospitality Collaborative Project, On National Fried Chicken Day, Sunday, July 6, And Beyond

Two of Philadelphia’s masters of unconventional pairings, restaurateurs Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov of CookNSolo Restaurants, recently launched what may be the team’s most unorthodox — and maybe its coolest — arrangement. The brains behind Federal Donuts, Zahav and Percy Street Barbecue have joined forces with the altruistic folks of Philadelphia’s Broad Street Ministry to […]

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June 30, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Vice President Of The United States Joe Biden To Join In Philadelphia’s July 4th Morning Ceremonies At Independence Hall

We already know that Philadelphia’s July 4th celebrations are some of the biggest and best in the country. Clearly, the Vice President of the United States agrees. Philadelphia’s already-impressive lineup of festivities on the Fourth of July just received an awesome boost from the Vice President of the United States. Vice President Joe Biden has […]

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June 30, 2014

Opening Alert: The PHS Pop-Up Garden To Debut For The Summer On Tuesday, July 8 At 15th And South Streets Next To The Jamaican Jerk Hut

It’s official, beer-garden lovers. The 2014 PHS Pop-Up Garden opens on South Street on Tuesday, July 8. As we’ve mentioned, this year’s installment of the pop-up garden will make its home at 15th and South streets, in the grassy lot right next to the Jamaican Jerk Hut, and revive last year’s awesome beer garden concept. […]

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June 30, 2014

Di Bruno Bros. Hosts The Life, Liberty And The Prosciutto of Happiness, A Festival Of La Quercia Cured Meats, This Wednesday, July 2

***Update: Life, Liberty And The Prosciutto of Happiness is now sold out. Every day is a festival of meat and cheese at gourmet wonderland Di Bruno Bros., but this Wednesday, July 2, brings an especially tempting spread of cured, fermented and/or aged goodies. Cosponsored by La Quercia, a highly renowned American producer of the customarily […]

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