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October 2, 2014

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

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

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

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

City 6 Series

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

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

Liberty Pro Rodeo

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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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers' Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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August 21, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter To Win A Free Trapeze Class For Two With Fly School Circus Arts Via Philly 360°

Fly School Circus Arts

Have you ever longed to run away and join the circus? Then, heads up! Here’s your chance to fly through the air with Fly School Circus Arts — for free. Tucked away in the ever-developing neighborhood of Kensington, Fly School Circus Arts offers up the chance to soar on a trapeze with regularly scheduled classes […]

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August 20, 2014

Let’s Go Taney Dragons! Where To Watch Taney’s Next Game In The Little League World Series Tonight, August 20, At 7:30 P.M.

Let’s Go Taney Dragons! Where To Watch Taney's Next Game In The Little League World Series Tonight, August 20, At 7:30 P.M.

Let’s go Taney Dragons! After an awesome win on Sunday night, the Taney Dragons – the first team from Philly to ever play in the Little League World Series – play their third round game tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the entire city is behind them. In fact, it feels like almost everyone is cheering […]

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