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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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August 14, 2014

Night Market Philadelphia Arrives On Lancaster Avenue In West Philly Tonight, August 14 With More Than 70 Food Vendors, Two Stages, Yards Brews And More

Craving an awesome summer street festival? You don’t have to wait very long for satisfaction: Night Market Lancaster Avenue is tonight. After phenomenal events showcasing Old City in May and West Oak Lane in June, Night Market Philadelphia returns for a summer bash to hit Lancaster Avenue tonight, Thursday, August 14. Kicking off at 6 […]

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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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June 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, June 19, With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors, Live Music And More

The ultimate deal-seekers festival, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns to the Cedar Park neighborhood this Thursday, June 19. University City District’s highly anticipated one-night-only deal fest draw tens of thousands to Baltimore Avenue in the Cedar Park and Spruce Hill neighborhoods of Philadelphia to celebrate the Dollar Stroll with an abundance of deals for […]

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June 9, 2014

A Taste Of University City Celebrates The 10th Anniversary Of University City Dining Days With A Preview Event At The Porch, Thursday, June 12

Hungry for a taste of summer? This season is the perfect time to take a quick trip across the Schuylkill River, venturing due west of Center City to explore the dynamic cultural melting pot thriving in University City. Thanks to the thousands of students of The University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and the University of […]

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May 8, 2014

The Collage Festival Brings Unexpected Pieces Of Art, Performance Art And Collaborative Work To West Philly, May 8-10

Expect the unexpected, Philadelphia. The annual Collage Festival returns with inspired art and collaborative works from more than 40 artists from our fair city and beyond. The Collage Festival aims to make art accessible to the general public and works to encourage collaboration within the artist-sphere. From May 8 though 10 at the Community Education […]

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April 29, 2014

The Go West! Craft Fest Returns To The Woodlands With More Than 120 Local Artisans, Live Performances, Food And More, Saturday, May 3

Locally-made crafts take the spotlight at the spring edition of the Go West! Craft Fest at The Woodlands in West Philly. On Saturday, May 3 — yes, also known as Super Spring Saturday — from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., shop items from more than 120 local crafters at the historic, 54-acre outdoor space. Look […]

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February 25, 2014

Gear Up For Spring At The 2014 Opening Of Greensgrow Farms, This Saturday, March 1

Spring is coming, folks, and the grand opening of Greensgrow Farms’ 2014 season is proof of that notion. The urban farm promises shoppers fresh produce, plants, seeds and more in the spring, summer and fall. Greensgrow Farms plans to usher in spring a little early and open its gates on Saturday, March 1 with tons […]

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September 13, 2013

Leave Dining Decisions To The Chefs At Marigold Kitchen As The Fine-Dining BYOB Does Away With Menus

Perhaps it was sushi star Masaharu Morimoto who first hipped us to the idea of omakase — putting yourself and your plans for dinner in the hands of the chef — when the old, original Iron Chef opened his eponymous restaurant on Chestnut Street with Stephen Starr back in 2001. Now, through discarding menus altogether, […]

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September 12, 2013

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars And Markets In The Spruce Hill And Cedar Park Neighborhoods Of Philadelphia

[This spring, Visit Philly launched an effort to promote 14 different neighborhoods surrounding Center City Philadelphia. With our complementary "Philadelphia Neighborhoods" post series, Uwishunu is teaming up with Visit Philly to promote all the awesome dining, shopping, arts, nightlife, events and more within Philly's many exciting neighborhoods.] With an amazing event — the Baltimore Avenue […]

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