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April 1, 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies Home Opener Arrives At Citizens Bank Park On Monday, April 7 For A Season Of Fan Deals, New Food And Great Baseball

Get ready to root for the home team, Philly! The Philadelphia Phillies home opener hits Citizens Bank Park on Monday, April 7 to kick off another sweet season of Major League Baseball in Philadelphia. Currently on the road, playing the Texas Rangers followed by the Chicago Cubs, the Phils come home next week to face […]

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June 4, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Philadelphia’s Farmers’ Markets And Open-Air Markets This Summer

From city to countryside, the Greater Philadelphia area boasts its fair share of farmers’ markets featuring local produce, meat, dairy products, baked items, jams, amish goods and more. Do your weekly grocery shopping in a relaxing, outdoor space with fellow local-loving Philadelphians. Philly’s markets don’t end at farmers’ markets, though. A handful of excellent open-air […]

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March 22, 2013

Get Ready For Baseball! The Phillies Paint The Town Red Week Gets Sports Fans In The Spirit, March 23-30

The start of the Phillies season is almost here, folks! The home opener, Friday, April 5, is fast approaching and the Red Phillie Phanatic is ready to get you in the Phillies spirit. Paint the Town Red Week returns on March 23 and lasts until March 30. The Red Phillie Phanatic will be at select […]

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December 14, 2012

Schuylkill River Nominated For 2013 Pennsylvania River Of The Year; Online Voting Opens Today, December 14

This just in: Philadelphia’s beloved Schuylkill River is a finalist in the 2013 Pennsylvania River of the Year contest, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers and PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The Pennsylvania River of the Year award is an honor designed to elevate public awareness of specific rivers and […]

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October 16, 2012

The Schuylkill River Park Fall Festival Returns This Saturday, October 20

Fall festivals are in full swing as mid-October creeps upon us. This Saturday, October 20, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., head over to the Schuylkill River Park for the annual fall festival. This family-friendly event will have activities for everyone: fall-inspired crafts, food, local vendors, a raffle and even a silent auction. Not only will the […]

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October 12, 2012

The Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge To Officially Open Next Saturday, October 20

Starting next weekend, Saturday, October 20, pedestrians, bikers and stroller-pushers will be able to walk directly from the Schuylkill Banks to the Schuylkill River Park on a special Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge that spans the railroad. The bridge, a 95-foot-long truncated arch truss structure, has a 12-foot-wide pathway with ADA accessible ramps on both […]

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October 3, 2012

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Returns To The Schuylkill River This Saturday, October 6

It’s a waterfront weekend in Philadelphia, with the Old City Seaport Festival on the Delaware, and the Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival on the Schuylkill. If you find yourself more towards the west of the city on Saturday, October 6, stroll up Kelly Drive along the Schuylkill River for an unusually colorful and dramatic regatta, […]

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September 14, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Where To Watch Open Air, The Giant 3-D Light Installation Coming To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway September 20-October 14

It’s not every day Philadelphians get to experience an outdoor interactive light show manipulated by voice recordings of their fellow city-dwellers. But that’s exactly what the deal is with Open Air, created by renowned new media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and presented by the Association for Public Art. In just six days, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway […]

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September 6, 2012

The Schuylkill River Development Corporation To Unveil A New 9/11 Memorial On The Schuylkill River Trail This Tuesday, September 11

This Tuesday, September 11 at 1 p.m., the Schuylkill River Development Corporation and Mayor Nutter are hosting an Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony for the new 9/11 Memorial on the Schuylkill River Trail. The memorial is located just south of the Chestnut Street Bridge. The memorial features an actual piece of steel from the World Trade […]

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June 14, 2012

Reminder: Schuylkill Banks 2012 Outdoor Movie Nights Kick Off Tonight With The Muppets

Schuylkill Banks 2012 Movie Nights kick off for another season tonight, Thursday, June 14 at 8:30 p.m. with The Muppets featuring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and their furry, familiar friends Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the Great and Walter. Head to the Schuylkill Banks by the Walnut Street Bridge a bit early […]

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