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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 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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June 24, 2014

Our Guide To The Awesome Fest, Eight Weeks Of Free Outdoor Movie Screenings In Parks Across The City, June 26-August 17

Beginning this Thursday, June 26, The Awesome Fest returns for the summer with free movie nights at multiple locations all across Philadelphia. The outdoor movie festival kicks off this Thursday with a screening of Riot on the Dance Floor, a film about City Gardens, a former punk music venue in Trenton, at Clark Park. Expect […]

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June 13, 2014

Roundup: The Top Outdoor Movie Screenings Coming To Philadelphia This Summer: The Awesome Fest, Screenings Under The Stars, Schuylkill Banks And More

Summer in Philadelphia means giant, inflatable movie screens popping up almost every night of the week at parks across the city. The outdoor movie screenings are often a part of a larger series that return to the same locations on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. As dusk sets in, feature films, ’80s hits, kid-friendly […]

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June 12, 2014

Northern Liberties Spring Flea And Music Festival Returns To Liberty Lands Park This Saturday, June 14

For flea market finds and live music, visit Liberty Lands Park this Saturday, June 14 for the annual Northern Liberties Spring Flea & Music Festival. A full day of both activities kicks off at 9 a.m. with a community flea market. Browse a wide variety of knick-knacks and take home trinkets for a song. Speaking […]

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June 11, 2014

Roundup: Where To Watch The World Cup In Philadelphia With Kickoff Events, Viewing Parties, Bar Specials And More, June 12-July 13

The City of Brotherly Love celebrates the FIFA World Cup with tons of alfresco events, viewing parties, drink specials and more, June 12-July 13. This post has been updated, but — click here — for our most recent World Cup roundup. The 2014 FIFA World Cup fills stadiums across Brazil from June 12 to July […]

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June 9, 2014

The Vendy Awards Return To Name The Top Street-Food Vendor In Philadelphia This Saturday, June 14 At Penn Treaty Park

It’s no secret we here at Uwishunu are big fans of the ever-growing food truck scene in Philadelphia, and this weekend, the street food scene hits a high note with its annual battle royale — The Vendy Awards. Now in its fourth year, the Philadelphia Vendy Awards are set to return to Philly to determine […]

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