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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 24, 2014

Reminder: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Hits South Philadelphia This Sunday, July 27 Starting At Noon

This weekend marks the annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a festival promising classic cars, alfresco drinks and eats, shopping, music and more. On Sunday, July 27, head to the neighborhood for a full day, from noon to 5 p.m., of family-friendly fun. In the case of rain, the Car Show and Street […]

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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 22, 2014

Our Picks For Where To Dine Alfresco During University City Dining Days, Running Through Sunday, July 27

It’s no secret that dining and drinking alfresco is one of the major perks of summertime. University City Dining Days invites diners to take it outside at many of the restaurants participating in the 10-day dinner deal event. Whether you’re looking to dine on an elevated patio (City Tap House!) or dine along street level […]

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July 22, 2014

Paradiso Restaurant Puts Roof-To-Table Honey On The Menu With The Bee Dinner, This Wednesday, July 23

Chef Lynn Rinaldi has long been an advocate for the honeybee — her East Passyunk neighborhood restaurant and wine bar Paradiso houses some 200,000 bees on its rooftop, alongside the heirloom carrots, tomatoes, herbs and another vegetables Rinaldi cultivates for her hyperlocal Italian cookery. On Wednesday July 23, her kitchen will incorporate this sweet and […]

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July 22, 2014

Chef Kevin Sbraga Serves Up A Classic Lowcountry Boil Feast At The Fat Ham, Tuesday, August 5

Spread out the newspapers: This August, The Fat Ham will hold a Lowcountry Boil dinner. While Top Chef alum Keven Sbraga’s University City eatery typically interprets a broad swath of Southern country cooking, this family-style feast zeroes in on the traditional summer cuisine from coastal South Carolina and Georgia. The Southern version of a New […]

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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 21, 2014

Festival Alert: The 2nd Street Festival Rocks Northern Liberties With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season keeps on rocking this August with the annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza, the 2nd Street Festival on Sunday, August 3. A blowout block party, North 2nd Street between Germantown Avenue and Green Street will be blocked off for the free festival from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment […]

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July 18, 2014

Save The Date: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Returns For Its 9th Year, Next Sunday, July 27

Get ready to start your engines, Philadelphia, next Sunday, July 27, more than 140 classic cars, motorcycles and trucks are making their annual pit stop at the ninth-annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a fun summer festival for all. Stroll the avenue as some of the most impressive cars on the road line […]

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July 18, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Hits The Oval Today At 4 P.M. To Help Kick Off Its Opening Weekend

The Oval launched its summer 2014 season this week and kicks off its first weekend with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series happy hour, the launch of Yards Brewing Company’s Fairmout Park Pale Ale and much more. Who’s ready to start another sweet summer weekend at a brilliant beer garden? With the turnout at the […]

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