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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway's Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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September 26, 2014

Philly’s Inaugural Bikes & Beers Ride Merges Two Of The City’s Favorite Pastimes, This Sunday, September 28

Philly's Inaugural Bikes & Beers Ride Merges Two Of The City's Favorite Pastimes, This Sunday, September 28

Like to bike? Like to drink beer? Like to hang out with friends while you bike and drink beer? If so, then Philly’s first Bikes & Beers ride is for you! This casual 14-mile bike ride begins along the banks of the Delaware River at Yards Brewing, where riders will head out in shifts every […]

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September 24, 2014

Last And Final Chance: Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes For The Season With A Weekend-Long Festival, September 26-28

Last And Final Chance: Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn's Landing Closes For The Season With A Weekend-Long Festival, September 26-28

It’s really happening. After an excellent extension through September, alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park ends its season at Penn’s Landing this Sunday, September 28. But not without a party. This weekend, September 26-28, the park wraps up with a huge closing-weekend bash, highlighted by a free Bardo Pond, Spacin’ and Needle Points concert on Saturday, […]

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September 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Giant Oktoberfest Block Parties At Brauhaus Schmitz And Frankford Hall, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, PHS Fall Festival, Pop-Up Greenway Block Party, Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival’s Closing Weekend And More

Brauhaus Schmiz

It’s still officially summer for a few more days, but that is not stopping the autumnal activities from kicking into high gear this weekend with with Oktoberfest celebrations, fall festivals, outdoor art shows and more. On Saturday, both Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall host their annual Oktoberfest block parties complete with games, food, music and […]

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September 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Mt. Airy Street Fare, Beer Gardens, StylePop At Dilworth Park, Feastival, Restaurant Week And More

Dilworth Park

We hope you’re hungry! Major foodie events fill the city this evening — from Street Fare in Mt. Airy and the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll in University City to Feastival at Penn’s Landing and Center City Restaurant Week all around town. First up, food trucks fill the streets of Mt. Airy for the annual Street […]

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September 18, 2014

Last Chance: The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes Of Paul Cézanne Closes At The Barnes Foundation This Monday, September 22

Last Chance: The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes Of Paul Cézanne Closes At The Barnes Foundation This Monday, September 22

It’s your last chance to take in the Barnes Foundation’s marquee exhibition, The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes Of Paul Cézanne. Philadelphia is this special exhibition’s only United States stop (!), making for even more of a reason to purchase your tickets right now. The exhibition features 16 still lifes from the Barnes […]

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September 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Phashion Phest, Fringe Festival, Pay-What You Wish Wednesday, Dining Under The Stars In Media And More

Dining Under the Stars in Media

With sunny skies and no humidity, it’s a perfect evening to take advantage of some mid-week delight by heading out to any of the happenings on tap for this evening. First off, it’s the final Wednesday night for Center City Restaurant Week — fill up on $35 dinner deals at one of more than 100 […]

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September 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, September 18 With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

Have a buck to spare? University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes its grand return this week on Thursday, September 18. The deal-driven street festival fills Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets for the second time this season with $1 food, drinks and goods from more than 30 vendors. From 5:30 […]

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September 16, 2014

Park(ing) Day Returns On Friday, September 19 To Turn Metered Parking Spots Across The City Into Innovative Pop-Up Parklets

Park(ing) Day Returns On Friday, September 19 To Turn Metered Parking Spots Across The City Into Innovative Pop-Up Parklets

This Friday, September 19, Park(ing) Day — a nationwide phenomenon that turns metered parking spots into temporary mini-parks — returns to Philadelphia for its seventh year. For one day, and one day only, dozens of parking spots across the city will host innovative designs created by local artists, planners, businesses, activists and community members. Look […]

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