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October 2, 2014

Game Changer: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Officially Opens To The Public Today, October 2 (!!) And It’s Spectacular

Today’s the day, Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk officially opens for business at noon today. The latest addition to the Schuylkill River watefront, the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk opens today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Nutter. The boardwalk is an awesome over-the-water trail that extends the Schuylkill River Trail from Locust Street to the […]

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September 29, 2014

Support Philadelphia’s Skateboarding Community At Street Level At Paine’s Park On Schuylkill Banks This Wednesday, October 1

Philadelphia’s skateboarding culture has deep roots, and Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund has an ambitious mission to capture the passion of the city’s skateboarding community and open an extensive series of skateparks throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Last spring, Paine’s Park opened to the joy of Philadelphia’s skaters, and the mixed-use public space — with skateboarding […]

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September 22, 2014

Opening Alert: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, The Awesome Over-The-Water Extension Of The Schuylkill River Trail, To Officially Open On Thursday, October 2

An opening date for the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk has been set for Thursday, October 2, and we can’t wait. This is a development project we first told you about three years ago, and we’re even more excited about it now than we were then. The boardwalk is going to be an awesome over-the-water extension of […]

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September 4, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Screening Of Rocky, Beer Gardens, Opening Day At Dilworth Park, Free Yoga At Race Street Pier And More

It’s another beautiful late-summer night. Celebrate the season with outdoor events all over the city. It’s an ideal night to drink, eat and invite friends to hang out at one of the city’s popular beer gardens — think PHS Pop-Up Garden, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Frankford Hall and Independence Beer Garden. The Schuylkill Banks hosts […]

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August 28, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings, Food Truck Festivus At Franklin Square, Pairings On The Parkway, Beer Gardens And More

Spend some time outside tonight! Mother Nature has treated us to a humidity-free evening with plenty of warmth. To complement the ideal weather, a number of outdoor events are on tap for this evening including movie screenings, a food-truck party, beer garden happenings and more. Tonight, the Schuylkiill Banks at Grays Ferry Crescent hosts a […]

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August 26, 2014

The Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights Continue On Tuesday And Thursday Evenings This Week And Next Week, Through Thursday, September 4

On Tuesday and Thursday nights through September 4, the Schuylkill Banks hosts free movie screenings at the Walnut Street Bridge and Grays Ferry Crescent.   Due to a few rainy nights this summer, the free outdoor movie nights at the Schuylkill Banks extend into early September and take place on both Tuesday and Thursday nights […]

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August 21, 2014

Tonight Picks: Go Taney Dragons(!), Free Concert At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Alfreso Dinner Parties Across Philadelphia And More

So many summer night in Philadelphia brim with hot happenings. And tonight is definitely one of those nights. First up: your beloved Taney Dragons. Last night’s game broke ESPN ratings records. Everyone in Philadelphia watched. And while Taney lost, they’re still alive. They have a do or die game tonight at 7:30 p.m. against Chicago. […]

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August 14, 2014

Tonight Picks: Night Market Lancaster Avenue, Jazz At Franklin Square, Pairings On The Parkway, Yoga On The Pier, Free Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Beer Gardens And More

GORGEOUS SUMMER WEATHER ALERT: Like so many Night Markets before it (including the one in Old City in May, shown above), tonight’s Night Market on Lancaster Avenue in University City has hit the weather jackpot. Seriously. Go outside right now and don’t come back in. The weather is beyond perfect for the abundance of outdoor […]

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August 12, 2014

Roundup: How To Spend Your Summer Nights In Philadelphia This August

Summer nights in Philadelphia are chock-full of warm weather-appropriate happenings — from outdoor movie screenings in University City to alfresco happy hour in Old City and beyond. While we may be speeding through the last full month of summer (no, don’t shed a tear), there’s no shortage of late-summer nightlife to fill your calendar. We’ve […]

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August 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings Across The City, Quizzo At Franklin Square, Live Music And Alfresco Good Times At Chestnut Square, Food Trucks In Mt. Airy And More

The weather forecast for tonight is seriously perfect. Thankfully, there are a bunch of outdoor events set to fill alfresco spaces across Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks invites folks out for a free screening of The Princess Bride, Penn’s Landing hosts a free screening of Jaws and Clark Park and The Awesome Fest team up to […]

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