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August 6, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary Pays Tribute To Four-Legged Inmates During Family Weekend: Pets In Prison, August 9-10

Al Capone. Morris “The Rabbi” Bolber. The Buzzard Brothers. These are just a few of the larger-than-life inmates that called Eastern State Penitentiary home over the years. But you may not know about a smaller, lesser known resident, Pep the Dog (aka Inmate C-2559), who also served time in the infamous prison, allegedly for killing […]

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August 5, 2014

Your Essential Philadelphia Summertime Bucket List — 31 Ways To Savor Summer In Philly

Ahh, summer in Philadelphia. The steamy sidewalks, cool water ice, abundant alfresco dining, brilliant beer gardens and general easygoing vibe make the City of Brotherly Love a spectacular spot to spend a summer day. There are so many, many ways to enjoy summer in the city, and we want to be sure no one misses […]

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August 5, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, August 6-10

Have you been to The Oval yet? The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer garden. Each day, the agenda revolves around […]

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August 5, 2014

Kensington Picnic II Brings Live Music From Local Bands To An Alfresco Space On Frankford Avenue, This Saturday, August 9

After a successful Kensington Picnic I in 2012, the folks behind the day of free music are coming together for year two. Celebrate the city’s awesome local music scene at the Kensington Picnic II, a free day-long concert featuring more than half a dozen Philly-based bands. Located in the grassy lot next to Liberty Vintage […]

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August 5, 2014

The Morris Arboretum XPN Kids Corner Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Thursday, August 7

Philadelphia’s giving you more and more reasons to get out and enjoy the summer season. To wit, Morris Arboretum’s annual summer XPN Kids Corner concert series returns three Thursday nights this month, starting with this Thursday, August 7. Presented by WXPN, the three-concert series brings family-friendly musicians out to play in the verdant Chestnut Hill […]

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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 1, 2014

Reminder: The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Heads To Frankford Hall Today For First Friday In Fishtown With $4 Yards Philly Pale Ale, $3 Sausages, $2 Bavarian Pretzels And More

Start the weekend right, Philadelphia. Raise a brew to summer with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series! Continuing this Friday, August 1, the roving happy hour series kicks off the first weekend of the month with a return to the ever-hopping Frankford Hall in Fishtown. Running all summer long, the series pops up at one […]

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August 1, 2014

Watch The Philadelphia Eagles Play For Free As The Team Welcomes Fans For A Free Training Camp Open Practice, This Sunday, August 3

Looking to cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles for free? You’re in luck, this weekend the Philadelphia Eagles will host a free (yes, free!) training camp open practice on Sunday, August 3. Other open practices are sold out, but guests of the August 3 open practice do not need tickets to enjoy the game. Practice on […]

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July 31, 2014

The Annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series Brings A Fun-Filled Afternoon Of Bike Racing, A Block Party And More To West Chester, Saturday, August 2

Yet another reason to love Philly: one of the east coast’s most important and popular professional bike races takes place right in our backyard. This Saturday, August 2, crowds and bike riders will gather in West Chester for the 10th annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series, an afternoon and evening of racing and other outdoor […]

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