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December 31, 2013

Year In Review: Looking Back At The Best Of Philadelphia In 2013 In Photos

With the final hours of 2013 upon us, we here at Uwishunu wanted to take a look back at the year behind us. What better way than to share this year’s highlights via awesome images from top events and moments. Here’s a snapshot of 2013′s finest moments of the year, in photography form. Happy New [...]

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December 27, 2013

Looking Ahead: 14 Reasons You’ll Want To Be In Philadelphia In 2014

For folks wondering what’s new in Philadelphia in 2014, the short answer is: a ton. A long list of new public spaces, exciting exhibitions, milestone birthdays and anniversaries and all-new attractions slated for completion in 2014 give first-time visitors and Philadelphia residents plenty more reasons to adore the City of Brotherly Love. Outdoor types can [...]

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December 18, 2013

Tonight Picks: The Final Stag And Doe Shopping Night In Chestnut Hill, Holiday Pops! Christmas Spectacular At The Kimmel Center, Calendar Release Party At Varga Bar And More

Christmas is exactly one week away which makes tonight the perfect evening to check off your Christmas shopping list and bask in the glory that is the holiday season. Head to Chestnut Hill for its final Stag and Doe shopping night which allows folks to escape the chaos of mall shopping and support the small [...]

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December 12, 2013

Last Chance: See Léger: Modern Art And The Metropolis At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Before The Exhibition Closes January 5

Have you seen Léger yet? The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s marquee exhibition Léger: Modern Art And The Metropolis hangs in its final few weeks, ending its run on Saturday, January 5. A remarkable look at the career of influential French modernist Fernand Léger, the exhibit takes museum-goers on a visual journey through the evolution of [...]

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December 11, 2013

Tonight Picks: Spirits And Suds Bar Crawl In East Passyunk, Holiday Shopping In Chestnut Hill And At The Christmas Village, A Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

Tonight, holiday spirit runs on high across the Philadelphia region. From a Santa-centric bar crawl to holiday shopping in Chestnut Hill, along Rittenhouse Row and at the Christmas Village, it’s time to get out there and celebrate the season. If dressing up for the holidays is your style, look no further than the Spirits and [...]

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December 5, 2013

Our Top Picks For Celebrating First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, A Philly-Themed Party In Old City, S’Mores In Graduate Hospital And More On Friday, December 6

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into the streets for festive art crawls, gallery receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. This month, the holiday season gives the already-jubilant evening a particularly merry vibe, with many museums, galleries and neighborhoods kicking up the creativity on First Friday events — from [...]

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December 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting In Love Park, Menorah Lighting In Rittenhouse, Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

The air in Philadelphia is full of holiday spirit, and it’s palpable from Northern Liberties to Center City and beyond. Philadelphia’s official Christmas tree in Love Park illuminates for the first time this holiday season tonight as Mayor Nutter, flips the switch to turn on the thousands of colorful LED lights. Tonight, crowds in Rittenhouse [...]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For 2013 Holiday Festivities In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think Santa-themed bar crawls, tree lighting celebrations, [...]

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December 2, 2013

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For December 2013 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at [...]

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December 2, 2013

The Historic Houses Of Fairmount Park Holiday Tours Return For The 2013 Christmas Season December 5-8 And 12-15

With more than 9,200 acres of rolling hills and lovely woodlands, Fairmount Park keeps a wealth of gorgeous landscapes within easy reach of city residents and visitors. Dotting the landscape, seven splendid historic mansions maintained as house museums adorn Fairmount Park and serve as significant examples of Victorian-era architecture. The Charms of Fairmount Park feature [...]

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