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August 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings Across The City, Quizzo At Franklin Square, Live Music And Alfresco Good Times At Chestnut Square, Food Trucks In Mt. Airy And More

The weather forecast for tonight is seriously perfect. Thankfully, there are a bunch of outdoor events set to fill alfresco spaces across Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks invites folks out for a free screening of The Princess Bride, Penn’s Landing hosts a free screening of Jaws and Clark Park and The Awesome Fest team up to […]

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August 6, 2014

Tonight Picks: Restaurant Week In Fishtown, Northern Liberties And Penn’s Landing, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum And More

Wednesday nights kick off the week’s programming at The Oval, the popular pop-up park on the Parkway. Tonight, enjoy the beer garden, a bocce league, Tai Chi class and more. Tonight, take advantage of super summer deals all around town. Restaurant Week deals fill more than a dozen restaurants in Northern Liberties, Fishtown and Penn’s […]

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August 6, 2014

Summer On The Square At Chestnut Square Brings Alfresco Live Music, Food And Drinks To University City, Thursdays, August 7-28

The recent influx of restaurants on Chestnut Street in University City are not only good for appetites, but are also good for summer activities. Enter Summer on the Square at Chestnut Square, a weekly series on Thursday nights presented by Drexel University. From 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday this month and this month only, […]

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August 4, 2014

FringeArts Scratch Night Returns With Free Neighborhood Fringe Previews And Free Beer, Every Monday In August , Including Tonight, August 4

Philadelphia’s cutting-edge arts organization FringeArts continues its long-running Scratch Night series this August with the upcoming Fringe Festival in mind. Tonight, Monday, August 4, and every Monday in August, FringeArts presents Scratch Night: Neighborhood Fringe Spotlight Series, weekly previews of some of the 2014 Fringe Festival’s Neighborhood Fringe performers. This free program gives attendees a […]

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August 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Awesome Live Music Shows At Venues Across Philadelphia This August

On any given night of the week, there’s no shortage of awesome music rocking stages in our fair city. We’ve sifted through flyers, calendars and tapped in-the-know friends to bring you the best of what’s going on in Philadelphia, music-wise. Here’s a look at the shows we’re most excited about this August, including the annual […]

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August 4, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts Quizzo, Free Jazz, A Movie Night, Beer Garden And More For Its Things On Thursdays Series, Thursdays, August 7-28

Thursday nights at Franklin Square put on a figurative party hat during the month of August. This Thursday, August 7, head to the historic park for a game of quizzo in Franklin Square’s Pavilion. Tickets are required and include beer, wine and food in addition to healthy competition. Next Thursday, August 14, groove to free […]

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August 4, 2014

Circles Thai Chef Alex Boonphaya Warms Up For His James Beard House Visit With A Dinner In Northern Liberties, Thursday, August 7

James Beard House dinner envy — it’s a thing. Thankfully, Circles chef Alex Boonphaya will honor his local fan base at his Northern Liberties eatery before heading to the storied James Beard House for a headlining dinner in a few weeks, sharing the goods here in Philly in a warm-up dinner on Thursday, August 7. […]

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August 1, 2014

Weekend Picks: 2nd Street Festival In Northern Liberties, First Friday, Restaurant Week In Fishtown, Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, Two Festivals At Penn’s Landing And More

First Friday happenings reign this evening in neighborhoods all over the city. Look forward to a one-of-a-kind party at Little Baby’s Ice Cream, the 2014 Fringe Festival Guide Launch Party at FringeArts, a First Friday bash at The Barnes Foundation and more. Also along the Frankford Avenue corridor in Fishtown, which is home to First […]

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July 31, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screening At Paine’s Park, Special Events At The Oval, BlackStar Film Festival Kicks Off, Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann And More

It’s the final night of The Mann Center’s summer movie series with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Treat yourself to an evening of film and music as The Philadelphia Orchestra provides the soundtrack for Star Trek Into Darkness. Lawn seats are just $14.50 and guests are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and BYOB. Deal. While a […]

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July 31, 2014

Celebrate Jerry Garcia’s Birthday At North Bowl With A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Vendors, Grateful Dead Tunes And Drink Specials, Friday, August 1

On August 1, 2014, iconic musician Jerry Garcia would have been 72 years old. The late Grateful Dead frontman inspired a generation of hippie rockers, and continues to influence musicians across nearly every genre — from rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae and country to improvisational jazz, psychedelia and space rock. This Friday, August 1, celebrate […]

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