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October 23, 2014

The 2014 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend, Saturday And Sunday, October 25-26

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will flow to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now one of the largest rowing competitions in the world — and it’s right here in […]

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October 22, 2014

Mo’ne Davis Stars In Touching New Commercial That Debuted During Last Night’s World Series Game; Watch The Full Spike Lee-Directed Documentary

Mo’ne Davis won over the hearts of Philadelphia this summer when she and the Taney Dragons made an amazing run in the 2014 Little League World Series. Well, prepare for her to win over your heart all over again with this awesome and empowering new commercial she stars in for Chevrolet. The Spike Lee-directed ad […]

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October 15, 2014

Coming Attraction: A Brand New Ice Skating Rink To Debut At Dilworth Park At City Hall On Friday, November 14

Last month, brand-new public space Dilworth Park transformed the west side of City Hall into a multi-use public plaza. Almost immediately, the 120,557-square-foot outdoor space became a bustling hub for commuters and visitors thanks to its pedestrian-friendly amenities, a Jose Garces-operated cafe, a computer-programmable fountain, a full slate of entertaining programming and active rail headhouses, […]

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October 6, 2014

Save The Date: The Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To The Water With Collegiate, High School And Master Rowers On October 25 And 26

Crew fans, heads up. Huge rowing competition the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta returns at the end of this month, October 25 and 26. Bringing together more than 75 college crews, 150 high school crews and master rowers, elite rowers and previous world champions, the longstanding regatta eventually has become the largest one-day rowing competition […]

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October 2, 2014

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Returns To The Schuylkill River This Saturday, October 4

This Saturday, October 4, more than 50 teams of community members, corporate groups and charities take to the Schuylkill River for the annual Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing, which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, the ancient Chinese […]

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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 26, 2014

Awesome Event Alert: 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship Coming To PPL Park In October, Chance To See The U.S. Women’s National Team Play To Qualify For The 2015 World Cup

This is pretty awesome: the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship is going to be held at PPL Park on October 24 and 26. What’s the CONCAFAF Championship, you ask? It’s the tournament that determines who CONCACAF is sending to the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. CONCACAF, in case you’re curious, is one of six continental […]

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September 25, 2014

The First-Ever City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament Brings Ice Hockey Teams From Across The City Together For Three Days Of Games, September 26-28

This weekend, September 26 through 28, Drexel University’s men’s ice hockey team will present the inaugural City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament at the Class of 1923 Arena at the University of Pennsylvania. Six of the area’s major college ice hockey teams — Drexel, UPenn, Temple, La Salle, St. Joe’s and Villanova — will battle it […]

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September 17, 2014

The Rock ’N’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon And Health & Fitness Expo Returns This Weekend, September 19-21

Ready to rock? Now in its fifth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 21. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event, though. At every mile of the course, runners are greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise […]

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September 9, 2014

The Liberty Pro Rodeo Returns To The LuLu Shriners Arena In Plymouth Meeting For Its 26th Year, September 11-14

Dust off your spurs, your boots and your cowboy hat — it’s time for the 26th Annual Liberty Pro Rodeo at LuLu Shriners Arena in Plymouth Meeting. During this professional traveling rodeo, cowboys and cowgirls from across the country will compete for cash prizes in events that test their strength, stamina and skills. Spectators will […]

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