Monday, May 25, 2015

What’s open on Memorial Day?

Monday, May 25, 2015, 6:12 AM
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 25, 2015

Monday, May 25, 2015, 3:00 AM
Happy Memorial Day! For grownups: 21-plus folks can head to Taproom on 19th (2400 S. 19th St.) for burgers, hot dogs, kielbasa, veggies and a Neshaminy Creek Brewing tap takeover. The grills get going and the kiddie pool will be filled starting at 1 p.m. For a trip on the high seas: Feast your eyes... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 24, 2015

Sunday, May 24, 2015, 3:00 AM
Pretty cool not having to go to work tomorrow, right? For a beach bash: Just hold the beach. Chaddsford Winery (632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford) is rolling out a selection of wine and food trucks for their Memorial Day Beach Bash, running from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. Weckerly’s Ice Cream, Oink... 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

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

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

How to spend Memorial Day Weekend in Philly

Monday, May 18, 2015, 2:52 PM
Ditch the traffic and sandy towels. There’s plenty to do this Memorial Day weekend right in Philadelphia. From parties to performances, here’s your guide to the long weekend. Heroes real and imagined are honored at the Please Touch Museum (4231 Avenue of the Republic) when local heroes... Read more
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