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August 20, 2014

Awesome News Alert: The Brand New Dilworth Park At City Hall To Open On Thursday, September 4 With Three Days Of Grand Opening Festivities

The wait is almost over, Philadelphia. After a more than seven years of planning, design and construction, the $55 million renovation of the concrete-laden Dilworth Plaza into the foliage-filled Dilworth Park is nearly complete. On Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Dilworth Park will officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by […]

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August 11, 2014

Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Returns To Rittenhouse Square Wednesdays, August 13 And August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square on the next two Wednesday evenings, August 13 and August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from […]

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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 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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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 29, 2014

West Fairmount Park Welcomes A Guided Trail Run Series One Saturday Morning Per Month In August, September And October

Explore the trails of Fairmount Park through a guided six-mile run of the lesser-known areas of the expansive park. One Saturday a month in August, September and October, join a tour guide from West Philly Runners or FixYourRun for a morning run through tunnels, over bridges and past old trolley tracks. Runners will make their […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. 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 […]

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July 21, 2014

The Delaware River Waterfront Continues Its Growth With The Development Of Pier 68, A Public Fishing Pier, Picnic Spot And Nature Oasis In Pennsport, To Open in Mid-2015

As part of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware — a program that aims to turn six-miles of the Central Delaware River waterfront into a fully developed public space for the community’s enjoyment — Pier 68 in Pennsport will soon transform from an abandoned space to a waterfront oasis ideal for fishing, lounging and […]

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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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