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October 24, 2013

Our Guide To The 2013 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, Saturday And Sunday, October 26-27

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will stream in to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now the the largest one-day rowing competition in the world — and it’s right here [...]

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October 1, 2013

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Makes Waves On The Schuylkill River, This Saturday, October 5

This Saturday, October 5, Philadelphia celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of Dragon Boat Racing with a full-fledged dragon boat race and festival along the Schuylkill River. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival serves as the city’s celebration of the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, [...]

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September 23, 2013

Save The Date: The 2013 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns, Saturday And Sunday, October 26-27

This fall, rowers from all over the world will stream in to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now the the largest one-day rowing competition in the world — and it’s right here [...]

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August 26, 2013

The Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights Present Three Final Movies As Part Of Its Free Summer Film Series, August 29, September 5 And 12

Due to a few spouts of rain this summer, the Schuylkill Banks movie nights continue a little further into the season (we’re not complaining!) with free outdoor movies at the end of August and early September. A variety of films that are sure to satisfy all movie preferences are slated to take the spotlight for [...]

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July 11, 2013

Visit Bartram’s Garden Along The Schuylkill River For A Taste Of Hand-Cranked Homemade Ice Cream This Sunday, July 14

Looking for a way to cool off on a sweltering summer day? There are few better ways than with some ice cream. Leave the fancy gelato and standby water ice behind, and indulge in an afternoon snack of hand-cranked, old-fashioned ice cream at Bartram’s Garden, a historic green space along the west bank of the [...]

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June 27, 2013

Tonight Picks: Final Days Of The Hidden City Festival, Philly On The Rocks Cocktail Contest At SugarHouse, Pixar In Concert At The Mann And More

It’s an evening full of free outdoor film screenings, live performances and more, and we’ve hand selected the top events going on in Philadelphia tonight. The Hidden City Festival’s days are numbered, so take full advantage of the final days by visiting tonight’s A Sweater for Shivtei Yeshuron event to view a building-size hand-knit sweater. [...]

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June 25, 2013

The Schuylkill Center Pairs Wine And Cheese With Environmental Education In Its Nature Uncorked! Series, Starting Thursday, June 27

Sip wine, snack on cheese and savor a balmy evening experiencing nature at its best at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education’s Nature Uncorked! series this summer. Up first, join in the educational fun for Nature Uncorked! A River Again: A Riverside Discussion this Thursday, June 27. Hear from A River Again author Chari Towne [...]

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June 21, 2013

Amazing Aerial Dance Display Invisible River Swings Over The Schuylkill River In A Free, Public Performance, Sunday, June 23, 8 P.M.

Part circus arts, part contemporary dance and all fantastic, Invisible River uses the Schuylkill River and Strawberry Mansion Bridge as the backdrop for a fanciful, free public aerial dance and music concert in Fairmount Park this Sunday, June 23. Progressive performing arts group Alie & the Brigade leads the production, which includes a full company [...]

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June 12, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Waterfront Dining In And Around Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s waterfront restaurants whip up a feast for the senses. Summertime sunshine, cool river breezes and picturesque views are perfect compliments to a delicious meal and boozy refreshments. Make a date with the gorgeous weather and take a mini vacation on any of these waterfront decks or docks, and enjoy the perfect summertime dining experience. [...]

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May 14, 2013

Watch Nearly 200 High School Crew Teams Compete At The Stotesbury Cup Regatta This Friday And Saturday On The Schuylkill River

On Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 some of the best high-school crews from all over the United States and Canada compete along the Schuylkill River at the annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta, the largest and oldest high-school regatta in the country. Look for teams from 194 schools racing along the Schuylkill this weekend. Cheer [...]

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