Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A guide to the Iron Hill Twilight Race Series and block party

Monday, August 3, 2015, 4:02 PM
When the sun starts to set on Saturday, Aug. 8, the main event will be only just beginning in West Chester. Cyclists — both amateur and professional — will roll through the streets for the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, a series of races preceded by a block party. Aside from the pro races... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Burgers, lobster, Night Market

Monday, August 3, 2015, 11:00 AM
You know summer is in full effect when grilling events are being hosted almost every day of the week. From burger and brew pairings to seafood celebrations in New Jersey, this week will definitely get us out of our air-conditioned homes. Check out these 5 food events: Shake Shack in University City... Read more

This week in Philly: Aug. 3-Aug. 9

Monday, August 3, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, Aug. 3 Aladdin heeds the help of not one, but two genies in this adaptation of the Arabian folktale at White Road Park (400 White’s Rd., Lansdale) for a kid-friendly 7 p.m. performance. Local filmmakers: Up for a little feedback... Read more

A guide to the 2nd Street Festival

Friday, July 31, 2015, 1:54 PM
Clear your calendars for Sunday, Aug. 2: Northern Liberties’ grandest block party deserves your full attention. Running along North 2nd Street between Germantown Avenue and Green Street, the annual 2nd Street Festival will return with a day full of NoLibs love. Highlighting local businesses,... Read more

Monthly buzz: Beer events happening in August

Friday, July 31, 2015, 11:46 AM
Do you need a reason to enjoy a cold one? From beer-pairing dinners to seasonal watermelon beer releases, here are some great drinking events going on in the city. Treat yourself and your pup to suds on Saturday, Aug. 1 during the Trestle Inn’s (339 N. 11th St.) second Annual “At the... Read more

Weekend event picks: Acana Festival, Jazz Age on the Delaware & more

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 1:31 PM
Bid adieu to July with a host of events to keep you cool despite Philly feeling like the tropics. For the past 10 years, local performers and theater pros have put on free productions of Shakespeare classics en plein air in Clark Park (43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue). This year, Shakespeare in Clark... Read more

10 events to look forward to in August

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 11:02 AM
The last full month of summer starts on Saturday, Aug. 1. Don’t let autumn sneak up on you without enjoying what this month has in store. Here are 10 events to look forward to this August: Jazz Age on the Delaware Saturday, Aug. 1 Glen Foerd Mansion (5001 Grant Ave.) For a roaring time: Don... Read more

What to see, do at the Blackstar Film Festival

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 4:19 PM
For the fourth summer, the city’s only festival focusing on films and cinematic work by and for people of African descent, Blackstar Film Festival, returns with four days of films, panels and parties. Ditch the blockbusters and hit West Philly to see one of over 60 selected films between Thursday... Read more

7 lunch deals offered in Old City

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 11:52 AM
Old City is not only packed with history, it’s full of great restaurants, too. When the clock strikes noon and your stomach is craving a meal, dining establishments scattered through the neighborhood offer food specials, making lunch affordable and easy to choose. Here are seven lunchtime deals:... Read more

Party in PHS Pop-Up Gardens in August

Monday, July 27, 2015, 11:52 AM
Anyone who spends summers in the city knows a simple fact: Pop-up beer gardens are a thing. This year, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society decided to up their game by transforming two vacant spaces into hip and happening beer gardens — with an entertainment calendar to match. At the South... Read more
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