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April 18, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Pop Up On The Delaware River Waterfront This Summer With A Floating Restaurant, Hammock Lounge, Urban Beach And More

Seriously stupendous news today, Philadelphia. This June, the Delaware River Waterfront will morph into Spruce Street Harbor Park, taking the perennial good times of summer on Penn’s Landing — outdoor concerts, movies, fireworks — to a whole new level. From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, August 31, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the folks [...]

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April 16, 2014

Franklin Flea Returns The Historic Strawbridge’s Building With Six Market Days This Spring, Opening Saturday, April 19

Hold on to your doilies, folks. The Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea indoor market returns to Center City with the start of its 2014 season on Saturday, April 19. With six indoor market days on the calendar for the spring and a full summer alfresco market schedule in the works, Franklin Flea is set to supply Philadelphia [...]

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April 2, 2014

Save The Date: Make Music Philly, A Free Citywide Music Festival, Returns Saturday, June 21; Registration Is Now Open For Artists, Venues And Donors

Mark those calendars to welcome the bona fide start of summer — the summer solstice, June 21 — with a day of beautiful music as Philadelphia joins in World Music Day with a free daylong, “do it yourself” festival, Make Music Philly. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, Make Music Philly [...]

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March 6, 2014

Save The Date: The Roots Picnic Returns To Penn’s Landing On Saturday, May 31; Score $40 Pre-Sale Tickets Online Today Only!

Hey, music fans! Philadelphia’s epic Roots Picnic is set to return to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for its seventh year on Saturday, May 31, kicking off the summer season with a blockbuster day of live music on the Delaware River waterfront. With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots are [...]

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February 26, 2014

Awesome News Alert: A New Alfresco Beer Garden Is Coming To Independence Mall This Summer

It’s no secret that we here at Uwishunu absolutely love beer gardens, and have for some time. We’re huge proponents of the whole concept of eating and drinking outdoors, and know alfresco options are a key element to Philadelphia’s food and drink scene during the spring, summer and fall. So we were beyond thrilled to [...]

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September 13, 2013

Longwood Gardens Presents The Season Finale Of Its Lively Fireworks And Fountains Event, This Saturday, September 14

Few spectacles are more festive than huge fireworks displays, and the folks at Longwoods Gardens know how to celebrate. Fireworks and Fountains, Longwood Gardens’ annual fireworks celebration, has illuminated the night skies all summer long with a colorful display of backlit fountains and bright fireworks, all set to dynamic musical scores. This weekend, on Saturday, [...]

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September 10, 2013

The Philadelphia Collection Annual Fashion Extravaganza Returns September 18 With Eight Days Of Runway Shows, Events And More

As New York Fashion Week hits its high note this week, it’s time to mark your calendars for Philadelphia’s own celebration of style, The Philadelphia Collection. The week-long series of independently-produced fashion and retail events will once again put the spotlight on the city of Philadelphia’s style from Wednesday, September 18 to Wednesday, September 22. [...]

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September 9, 2013

The Smak Parlour Mobile Fashion Truck Sets Up Shop This Fall In University City On 40th And Locust

A fresh spin on Philadelphia fashion hit the streets this summer, thanks to Smak Parlour co-owners Abby Kessler and Katie Lubieski. The pair launched a new mobile boutique in July, and are now cruising the city to bring their signature sassy-yet-feminine clothing and accessories to neighborhoods beyond the boutique’s brick-and-mortar Old City digs. Mobile eateries [...]

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September 9, 2013

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day At Penn’s Landing With Live Music, Food And More On Sunday, September 15

Viva Mexico! Sunday, September 15 marks the 203rd anniversary of Mexican independence, and Philly is celebrating this fiesta in style. The sights, sounds and tastes of Mexico will take over the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing from 1 to 7 p.m. during the Mexican Independence Day Festival. This free event has something for everyone: arts [...]

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September 5, 2013

The WHYY Connections Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing For Its Third Year This Weekend With Two Days Of Free Concerts, September 7-8

Don’t pack away your festival gear quite yet, Philadelphia. There are a number of excellent festivals coming your way this September and October, including the totally free WHYY Connections Festival at Penn’s Landing this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8, WHYY and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation team up to present the third annual WHYY [...]

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