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September 19, 2014

Now Open: Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary Is Back And Scarier Than Ever, Beginning Today, September 19

The frightful Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary officially opens for its 2014 season today, September 19. One of the nation’s biggest and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls brings Hollywood-quality special effects and lighting, digital sound, animatronic creatures, custom props and over 200 performers to Eastern State Penitentiary for a shockingly […]

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September 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Mt. Airy Street Fare, Beer Gardens, StylePop At Dilworth Park, Feastival, Restaurant Week And More

We hope you’re hungry! Major foodie events fill the city this evening — from Street Fare in Mt. Airy and the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll in University City to Feastival at Penn’s Landing and Center City Restaurant Week all around town. First up, food trucks fill the streets of Mt. Airy for the annual Street […]

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September 18, 2014

Clark Park Music And Arts Fall Equinox Festival Returns This Saturday, September 20 With Music, Art, Vendors, Food Trucks And More

More than 15 early-fall festivals hit Philadelphia and its surrounding towns this weekend, but in West Philadelphia, the main action is in verdant Clark Park. From 11 a.m. to sundown this Saturday, September 20, the Clark Park Music & Arts Fall Equinox Festival brings local musicians to the stage for free performances all day long. […]

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September 17, 2014

Reminder: Brauhaus Schmitz’s And Frankford Hall’s Oktoberfest Block Parties Take Over The City, This Saturday, September 20

Philadelphia puts on its lederhosen this Saturday, September 20 for a number of blockbuster Oktoberfest events, including Frankford Hall’s Fishtown block party and Brauhaus Schmitz’s South Street celebration. Frankford Hall’s annual block party shuts down Frankford Avenue from Girard Avenue to Shackamaxon Streets and promises numerous beer tents, German eats, games and even food and […]

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September 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, September 18 With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors

Have a buck to spare? University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes its grand return this week on Thursday, September 18. The deal-driven street festival fills Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets for the second time this season with $1 food, drinks and goods from more than 30 vendors. From 5:30 […]

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September 16, 2014

The First-Ever Fairmount Water Works F.L.O.W. Festival Celebrates The Art And Science Of Water On The Schuylkill River, Sunday, September 21

The Fairmount Water Works is a nearly 200-year-old site, and was one of Philadelphia’s very first top visitor attractions in the late 1800s. Now, the site is home to a restaurant and an interpretive center, which houses exhibits that combine environmental education, architectural history and cultural heritage. To celebrate its approaching 200th birthday and to […]

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September 16, 2014

Save The Date: The RiverCity Festival Returns To Penn Treaty Park On Saturday, October 11 With A 5K Run, Beer Garden, Music And More

Celebrate the Fishtown neighborhood at the annual RiverCity Festival, which is slated to rock Penn Treaty Park on Saturday, October 11. The free festival brings together local brews, food, killer music, kid-centric activities, a 5K run and plenty of shopping from vendors, peddling everything from jewelry to home decor. The festival kicks off with the […]

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September 12, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: Discover The Rarely Seen Paintings, Drawings And First Short Films Of Iconic Director David Lynch During The Unified Field At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Through January 2015

Having praised Philadelphia as his “greatest inspiration,” renowned filmmaker and artist David Lynch is returning to the city for the first-ever retrospective of his rarely seen artwork. Lynch studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) from January 1966 until the summer of 1967 and during that time he found inspiration in the […]

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September 11, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fringe Festival, Center City Restaurant Week, Free Beer And Cheese At Di Bruno Bros., Cirque Du Soleil And More

Start the weekend a night early at one of a number of events on tap for the evening. Center City Restaurant Week and the Fringe Festival are both in full swing and providing Philadelphians with three-course dinner deals and after-dinner theater. Dinner and theater — check. Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin jump starts the […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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