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October 29, 2014

Roundup: Top 10 Last-Minute, Philadelphia-Inspired Halloween Costumes For 2014

Halloween hits this Friday — yup, this Friday — and to all those who’ve been sleeping on coming up with a costume, we’re here to help. Fortunately, Philadelphia is an endless source of inspiration for dress-up ideas. Costumed historic characters roam the streets around town daily, so Halloween costumes based on historic figures are a […]

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July 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Screening Of Rocky At The Art Museum Steps, Center City Sips, Summer Concert Series Across The City And More

As the July 4th holiday sweeps in, the city celebrates America’s independence with a variety of events leading up to the big day. Tonight, Wawa Welcome America closes out its annual Philly at the Movies outdoor movie series with a screening of Rocky on the iconic Rocky steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It’s […]

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March 10, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter To Win The Ultimate Rocky Weekend Sweepstakes

Yo, it’s Rocky! Fans of the Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky can take their love to another level this spring with a host of new ways to explore the city where the fictional hero lived, loved and trained. The beloved character of Rocky Balboa has made yet another comeback this month with official debut of […]

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March 4, 2014

Giveaway: Score Free Tickets To A Special Screening Of Rocky At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art On Monday, March 10

Philadelphia was forever immortalized on celluloid with the tale of an aspiring boxer with the Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky. This winter, Twentieth Century Fox released a brand-new 4K Blu-ray set of the Rocky movies — the Rocky Heavyweight Collection — and to celebrate, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes fans to a special screening […]

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September 12, 2013

Reminder: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s New Paine’s Park To Host A Free Screening Of Rocky Tonight At 7:30 P.M.

Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Paine’s Park, the Parkway’s newest skate park, presents a free, one-night-only rescheduled screening of Rocky. Due to a spout of rain earlier this summer, the film was postponed from the original screening on August 1 to this evening, September 12. Paine’s Park, which is situated right on the Schuylkill River Banks, […]

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July 31, 2013

The Schuylkill Banks’ Most Recent Addition, Paine’s Park, Hosts A Free Screening Of Rocky This Thursday, August 1

Paine’s Park, the city’s newest skate park, welcomes guests for a one-night-only movie screening this week. On Thursday, August 1, the new park hosts its only screening of the summer. Catch the quintessential Philly film, Rocky, along with free snacks, drinks and a free raffle featuring prizes from Philadelphia Runner before the flick. The film […]

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July 2, 2013

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Plus Fireworks At Penn’s Landing, Free Screening Of Rocky On The Art Museum Steps, The All-American Celebration On The Mall And More

Patriotism is on high tonight in the City of Brotherly Love with an assortment of pre-Independence Day fun. Choose from a concert, a museum visit, an outdoor movie screening and even some fireworks at Penn’s Landing — all at no cost. That’s right, all 4th of July festivities tonight are free. With the Wawa Welcome […]

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June 25, 2013

Wawa Welcome America: Philly At The Movies, Catch Free Screenings Of Silver Linings Playbook And Rocky, July 1 And 2

This summer, outdoor movie screenings in Philadelphia are plentiful, and in fourth of July fashion, Wawa Welcome America presents its annual outdoor movie screenings this summer. This year, two free screenings fill the really, really big screen. The first falls on Monday, July 1 at Rittenhouse Square. The Philly and Delaware County-centric Silver Linings Playbook […]

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November 6, 2012

Roundup: Helpful Ways To Make Donations For Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In The Philadelphia Region

While Philadelphia narrowly escaped the destructive path of Hurricane Sandy, the aftermath the record-producing Superstorm wreaked on our northeastern neighbors has left an astonishing amount of lives in need of food, clothing and shelter. With the bitter November weather nestling in for the long haul along the eastern seaboard, quick relief for the Frankenstorm victims […]

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September 14, 2011

Tonight: The Philadelphia Film Society To Screen Rocky At Asylum Boxing Arena, Where Rocky Balboa’s Closing Fighting Scenes Were Filmed

The Philadelphia Film Society is back with another filmadelphiaCLASSICS event, a follow-up to the hugely popular 12 Monkeys screening at Eastern State Penitentiary and The Sixth Sense screening in Rittenhouse Square. Tonight, Wednesday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m., the society will show the iconic Philadelphia film Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burt Young, […]

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