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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 27, 2014

Opening Alert: The Fabulous New Joan Shepp Boutique On Chestnut Street Opens This Saturday, June 28

After more than a decade operating out of a soaring space on Walnut Street, proprietresses Joan and her daughter Ellen have moved their grand eponymous boutique — but, thankfully, not very far. The brand-new Joan Shepp storefront opens at 1811 Chestnut Street, right across the way from Boyds Philadelphia, tomorrow, Saturday, June 28. Philadelphia’s trusted […]

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June 26, 2014

Our Guide To Opening Weekend Of Spruce Street Harbor Park With Week 4 Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series, A Photo Booth, Live Music, Stilt Walkers And More, June 27-June 29

Who’s ready for another amazing summer weekend in Philadelphia? This weekend, the Delaware River Waterfront will transform from an urban riverside into a lush oasis with the grand opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park, the new pop-up park at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. A packed lineup of activities will keep the new park buzzing […]

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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 25, 2014

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Summer Pop-Up Pop-In Shop Opens In Manayunk Today, Wednesday, June 25

It’s easy to imagine how many promising designers are out there just waiting to be discovered. In Philadelphia, some of that talent is harnessed by the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, a non-profit fashion education initiative that’s in its third year of supporting a class of designers-in-residence at a custom studio in Macy’s Center City. The 2014 […]

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June 24, 2014

Opening Today: Top Chef Alum Spike Mendelsohn’s Good Stuff Eatery Debuts In Philadelphia Today, Tuesday, June 24, 11 A.M.

Already a slam dunk in Washington D.C., Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn’s Good Stuff Eatery has arrived in Philadelphia, and opens today, Tuesday, June 24 at 11 a.m. The brand-new Philadelphia locale of Good Stuff is the mini-chain’s first location outside D.C., and Philly is only too glad to welcome this new burger and shake […]

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June 23, 2014

Our Guide To The Opening Of Spruce Street Harbor Park On The Delaware River Waterfront With A Garces Group Pop-Up Restaurant, Hammock Grove And More, This Friday, June 27

This weekend, the Delaware River Waterfront will transform from an urban riverside into a lush oasis with the grand opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park, the new pop-up park at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, August 31, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the folks that brought us this […]

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June 20, 2014

Opening Alert: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne With A Preview Party, Saturday, June 21 And Public Opening, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This summer, though, visitors to the Barnes can experience a curated view of the works of post-impressionist Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) at […]

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June 19, 2014

Roundup: More Than 40 New And Coming Soon Restaurants In Philadelphia To Add To Your Must-Try List For Summer 2014

Summer in Philadelphia means way more than baseball and dogs: It also means a wave of brand-new restaurants breaking out on the regional dining scene. This spring, new eateries seemed to sprout up on street corners weekly, and now is the time to reap the rewards of a bumper crop of new restaurant options that […]

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June 16, 2014

Now Open: The Franklin Institute Debuts Two Temporary Blockbuster Summer Exhibitions, Plus A New Permanent Exhibit, Your Brain

Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has honored inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin with remarkable exhibitions, programs and events made to live up to the Founding Father’s image. On Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute opened the doors to its brand-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, the largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year […]

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