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July 21, 2014

Now Open: Six Points Bakery And Executive Pastry Chef George Fritzsche Bring Kosher Baked Goods To Bala Cynwyd

File under the heading “kosher deliciousness”: The group behind the Main Line’s upscale Jewish dining phenom Citron+Rose and Six Points Catering has openedSix Points Bakery on Montgomery Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. The completely kashrut operation, named after the star of David, and run by owner David Magerman, is technically a makeshift solution for the catering […]

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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 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation 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 summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 16, 2014

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Show The Book Of Mormon Brings Satirical Humor And A Ticket Lottery To The Forrest Theatre, Starting July 29

A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon nabbed nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 2011 and is still a tough ticket to score in New York. In Philadelphia, advance word of mouth for The Book of Mormon’s local stop is so hot, the show is virtually assured of a successful run at […]

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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 August 31

Philadelphia, it’s official. Spruce Street Harbor Park on the 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 oasis right at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. Developed by the […]

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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 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

On View Now: The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration Of African American Works On Paper

For more than 200 years, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has trained the next generation of artists and showcased the best of American art. In this tradition, this summer the renowned museum presents Spiritual Strivings: A Celebration of African American Works on Paper. Two distinct exhibits comprise this very special presentation. The Kelley […]

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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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