Friday, May 22, 2015

What’s open on Memorial Day?

Friday, May 22, 2015, 12:23 PM
A handy guide to what’s going on Monday, May 25. Get a dose of history at the Independence Visitor Center (1 N. Independence Mall West) and Liberty Bell Center (6th and Market Streets), which are open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., respectively. Get to Independence Mall (5th... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 22, 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015, 3:00 AM
The feeling of being on the precipice of a long weekend is exhilarating, no? For visitors: Taking a trip down to Cape May for Memorial Day Weekend? Get acquainted with the town from the back of a trolley. The shore town’s cultural and historical sites — from Victorian houses to picturesque... Read more

Future Sensations exhibit makes stop at the Oval with a Beer Garden

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 2:58 PM
Beginning Saturday, May 30 through Saturday, June 6 French building material company Saint-Gobain introduces its global exhibition, "Future Sensations" at Eakins Oval (Benjamin Franklin Pkwy) for the only United States stop on its tour. The exhibition celebrates its 350 year anniversary with five... Read more

Weekend event picks: Kite Festival, waterfront attractions & more

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 11:53 AM
It’s about that time again: The weekends get longer, the weather gets warmer and the happenings get better. And it all starts with Memorial Day Weekend. From the shore, to the city, to the ‘burbs, this is where you’ll be celebrating this weekend. The oldest horse show in the country... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 21, 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 3:00 AM
It might be possible to attend all five of these today. Just saying. For free lunch: To celebrate one year of serving up sushi-burrito hybrids, both Hai Street Kitchen (32 S. 18th St. and 125 S. 40th St.) locations are giving away free lunch for the first 200 people at either location. Be prompt:... Read more

What to see at the Devon Horse Show

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 1:47 PM
Ten days of equestrian delight are set to return to the Devon Horse Show Grounds (23 Dorset Rd., Devon) for the annual Devon Horse Show, running Thursday, May 21 through Sunday, May 31. You’ve got your racing, jumping, steeplechasing and many other intricate types of horse bound competition encompassing... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: May 20–May 27

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 10:03 AM
What we’re seeing Memorial Day Weekend! Thursday, May 21: Cassavetes Philly punks Cassavetes have been a band for about a decade now, but really their story dates back even further. It all starts in the late 1990s, when the DIY punk scene was flourishing, thanks in part to bands like Kid Dynamite... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 20, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 3:00 AM
Pots of gold at the end of the rainbow pale in comparison to today. For the community: Even things you can’t see with the naked eye impact science. At tonight’s Target Community Night at the Franklin Institute (222 N. 20th St.), nanotechnology and a movie about the discipline will be shown... Read more

Memorial Day picks at the Jersey Shore

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 4:37 PM
Sunglasses? Check. Flip flops? Check. Sun tan lotion? Check. Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25 shore towns throughout New Jersey will open their beaches and attractions for the unofficial start of the summer season. Here are our Memorial Day picks for the seashore. For the Family Historic... Read more

A guide to Spruce Street Harbor Park & Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:54 PM
Last year, the Delaware River Waterfront got an exciting seasonal addition in Spruce Street Harbor Park — and it was awesome. The ambiance, boardwalk, games, hammocks, fire pits, food — the works — lead the park to be lauded by the Huffington Post as one of the world’s best... Read more
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