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August 27, 2014

Yelp Debuts Big Primpin’, A Brand-New Salon Event Series Featuring Free Light Bites, Salon Services And More, Kicking Off This Thursday, August 28

Beginning this month, Yelp Philly will debuts a brand-new free event series, the Big Primpin’ Series, to shine a spotlight on a different local beauty salon every month. The first event, this Thursday, August 28, will take place at DnA Salon’s new location in Northern Liberties. Each month, guests can expect services from the salon […]

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August 21, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter To Win A Free Trapeze Class For Two With Fly School Circus Arts Via Philly 360°

Have you ever longed to run away and join the circus? Then, heads up! Here’s your chance to fly through the air with Fly School Circus Arts — for free. Tucked away in the ever-developing neighborhood of Kensington, Fly School Circus Arts offers up the chance to soar on a trapeze with regularly scheduled classes […]

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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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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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July 30, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 2nd Street Festival With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More In Northern Liberties This Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season thrives this August, and annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza the 2nd Street Festival rocks on Sunday, August 3 from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment is set to fill The Piazza at Schmidt’s and six blocks of 2nd Street, with a Philly-centric lineup of live bands, three stages, […]

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July 21, 2014

Festival Alert: The 2nd Street Festival Rocks Northern Liberties With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season keeps on rocking this August with the annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza, the 2nd Street Festival on Sunday, August 3. A blowout block party, North 2nd Street between Germantown Avenue and Green Street will be blocked off for the free festival from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment […]

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July 17, 2014

Gunners Run At The Piazza At Schmidt’s Debuts A New Chef, New Menu And New Friday Specials This Summer

Four years in, Northern Liberties pub Gunners Run is getting a re-do. New chef and general manager Tim Bennett (formerly of Marmont) has retooled the menu at the Piazza-bordering hangout in an appealing American/European/Southern blend with plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. At the eating level, that means fried pickles with house remoulade or buttermilk […]

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July 16, 2014

Innovation In The Park Brings Cool Science And Technology Talks To Liberty Lands Park This Thursday, July 17

Philadelphia’s ever-developing tech scene can claim some awesomely brainy people, places and spaces. This Thursday, July 17, some of the city’s brightest minds take their science and technology specialties out of the labs and beyond the keyboards for the first Innovation in the Park event, presented by AT&T. Kicking off at 3:30 p.m., hosts Technical.ly Philly, N3rd Street […]

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July 10, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pairings On The Parkway, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Fairmount French Fling Bar Crawl And More

Inflatable movie screens pop up all over town this evening as numerous parks across the city play host to free outdoor movie screenings. The Schuylkill Banks screens Finding Nemo, Clark Park plays The Wizard of Oz as Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of the Moon plays over the speakers and Penn’s Landing hosts The Hunger […]

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June 26, 2014

Garden Variety In Northern Liberties Opens A Pop-Up Weekend-Only Beer Garden With Food Trucks, Local Brews And More

It’s no secret we love beer gardens around here, and now there’s one more awesome alfresco beer-sipping destination in the mix. On Saturday, June 28, Garden Variety in Northern Liberties officially opens its pop-up summertime beer garden, debuting yet another great space to enjoy craft beers, local eats and sweet sunshine. To hang out and […]

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