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April 25, 2013

See Journalist Arianna Huffington Give A Free Talk On The Future Of Traditional And New Media At Drexel University, Tuesday, April 30

Fans of the Huffington Post and entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, take note. The outspoken powerhouse journalist and president/editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group is set to speak at a free Drexel University event on Tuesday, April 30, as the university’s guest for its annual College of Arts and Sciences’ Distinguished Lecture Series. Past speakers in […]

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November 8, 2012

Enter Reading Terminal Market’s Social Media Photo Contest To Share Your Favorite Food, Vendor, Event Or Special

In honor of the upcoming foodie holiday of the year — Thanksgiving — Reading Terminal Market is running a fun photo contest encouraging people to share, visually, what the market means to them. Whether it’s an old snapshot from a family trip, an Instagram from last week’s work lunch or an iPhone pic of your […]

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June 26, 2012

Deal Feed: Check In To Crosswalk Cafe On Independence Mall Using Foursquare And Get A Free With Love Beer Koozie

The Independence Visitor Center’s Crosswalk Cafe (formerly Independence al Fresco) has all the makings of a perfect summer bar: casual vibe, impressive view, tasty menu; and now an extra special great deal. All summer long, check in to Crosswalk Cafe using Foursquare and get a FREE With Love Beer Koozie. The koozies made their debut […]

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June 1, 2012

With Art Philadelphia™ Introduces The “Check In To A Masterpiece” Foursquare Program: Check In To 12 Famous Artworks Throughout The City To Be Entered To Win A Grand Art-Themed Prize

This January, we announced the creation of a brand new citywide arts inititiave called With Art Philadelphia™, the city’s first-ever coordinated and sustained visual arts marketing campaign. And just two weeks ago, we launched an impressive new With Art Philadelphia™ website, your portal to the amazing artistic riches in Philadelphia. “Check In to a Masterpiece” Foursquare program […]

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April 12, 2012

Foursquare Day Set For April 16 And Visit Philly Will Be Participating With Surprise Giveaways

Foursquare Day is held every year on April 16 (4 squared = 16, d’uh). Some communities have parties, some host awesome competitions (see: The Philly Foursquare Games) and some promote check-ins with pop-up giveaways and specials. Which is where we come in. Visit Philly will be at one location on Monday, April 16. We can’t tell you more than that, but you’ll definitely want to be primed for some serious 4sqday action. Download the Foursquare app and get started checking in, if you’re not already an addict. See you out there. Hint: check out Visit Philly’s special 4sqday list. [4sqday]

March 21, 2012

Introducing Visit Philly’s Pinterest Page Featuring Vibrant, Iconic Images Of Philadelphia

Virtual pinboard site Pinterest is the newest online craze, and once again, Visit Philly is on top of it. Check out Visit Philly’s branded Pinterest page to browse through vibrant images of Philadelphia food, shops, attractions and more. Specific pin boards include: Iconic Philadelphia, Shop Philadelphia, Philadelphia Sports and Eat, Drink & Be Philly. Stay tuned for a fun Pinterest contest in May for GPTMC’s newest campaign, With Art Philadelphia™. Pinterest is a great way to organize and prioritize your favorite photos, and what better subject matter than photogenic Philadelphia? [Pinterest: Visit Philly]

March 20, 2012

Foursquare Releases A Philadelphia Badge, The “Phanatic”

If ever there was a reason to join Foursquare if you haven’t already, this is it: there’s a brand new Phanatic Badge. No, sadly, not that Phanatic. Despite being named for our favorite furry mascot, the badge is actually meant to connote being a huge fan of Philly, rather than a symbol of the actual Phillies team. How do you earn it? Check in to any 5 of the 67 spots on this list to unlock it. The Phanatic Badge, a cracked liberty bell, is one of Foursquare Cities’ fun new city badges, which also include Ich bin ein Berliner Badge for Berlin and the Beantown Badge for Boston. [Foursquare Phanatic Badge]

February 11, 2011

Express Your Love For Philadelphia: #whyilovephilly Twitter Campaign Launches February 17 At National Mechanics

New social media campaign #whyilovephilly provides a live, online space for people to express their love for Philadelphia. On February 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m., a launch event will be held at National Mechanics to celebrate the campaign, complete with drink specials and a screen displaying live comments from attendees via a mobile application. Throughout the ongoing […]

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July 23, 2010

Philly 360, Philly Te Ama, VisitPhilly: Follow Us!

On Twitter? Want to keep up on everything that’s going on in our fine city? Well check these Twitter accounts out! You should already follow Uwishunu, but you might also be interested in our handful of other specialized Twitter accounts, which dish out information on everything from historic Philadelphia facts to underground dance parties, great […]

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May 6, 2010

Eastern State Penitentiary Opens Their 2010 Season

The folks over at Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia’s spookiest urban ruin, are so excited for their 2010 season that they’ve made a video in order to better share all the new exhibitions and specialty tours they’re offering this year. There are new artist installations, a new tour entitled 142 Years of Architecture and the very […]

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