Saturday, July 4, 2015

USA, USA! 10 bars to watch the Women's World Cup finals

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 4:31 PM
The Women’s World Cup kicked off the summer of soccer. The best part about it is the United States Women’s National team are playing in the finals. Here are a few locations you can cheer on the girls on Sunday, July 5 as they play Japan in this 2011 World Cup Finals rematch! 700 Club (700... Read more

Weekend event picks: 4th of July alternatives edition

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 12:59 PM
Don’t waste a long weekend. Embrace your freedom and get a healthy dose of arts and entertainment. Over the past two weeks, five theater artists have been crafting and creating new works at the Kimmel Center (Broad and Spruce Streets). They show off works-in-progress on Thursday, July 2 at 7:30... Read more

10 events to look forward to in July

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 2:54 PM
Throughout July, spend some time away from the beach and check out the hottest events Philly has in store. Wawa Welcome America Saturday, June 27 – Saturday, July 4 Various Locations The eight-day festival celebrates our Independence and patriotism with various forms of entertainment featuring... Read more

July First Friday picks: Art, tours, beer & more

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 12:27 PM
With all the hubbub this Saturday — we’re looking at you 4th of July — one might easily forget that this Friday has some significance as well. First Friday, July 3, is so totally on. Philly handbags and accessories retailer NKHenry are hosting a pop-up trunk show at event space Soiree... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: July 1–July 7

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 10:56 AM
What we’re doing 4th of July weekend! Thursday, July 2: Swirlies A swirlie is a horrible prank where someone sticks your head in a toilet, then flushes. Swirlies are a Boston guitar band who craft dreamy melodies that appear to swirl around you, toilet water-like (except lovely and not gross)... Read more

Barbecues, festivals & more local 4th of July events

Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 2:06 PM
Other than the Wawa Welcome America events marking the big day (read: Independence Day Parade, Party on the Parkway, 4th of July Jam and fireworks), there are so many other ways to celebrate our country’s birthday. Nothing like a few carnival rides to make you feel free. A community fair taking... Read more

Where to see 4th of July parades and fireworks

Monday, June 29, 2015, 2:57 PM
Feelings of patriotism are only enhanced with Independence Day parades and fireworks shows. See when and where your town is holding them. PENNSYLVANIA Wednesday, July 1 Philadelphia: Get more bang for your buck — literally — after the Phillies’ game. Approximately 15 minutes after... Read more

This week in Philly: June 29-July 5

Monday, June 29, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, June 29 Master tailors Nino Corvato, Joe Centofanti, and Checchino Fonticoli are the subject of this documentary on the preservation and proliferation of Italian style and craftsmanship. Men of the Cloth gets its Philadelphia premiere... Read more

Fourth of July New Jersey Shore picks

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 1:58 PM
If you’re in dire need of a vacation, taking a Shore trip during our nation’s birthday is never a bad choice. Bathe in the sun and soak in these seashore events happening throughout Fourth of July weekend. For the Family Start your holiday weekend with a Mummers Day performance on Thursday... Read more

Wawa Welcome America returns for more patriotic goings-on

Monday, June 22, 2015, 3:05 PM
The birthplace of America deserves a warm-up to Independence Day as worthy as its history. Wawa Welcome America, an eight-day festival of free events beginning Saturday, June 27, leading up to the Fourth of July, offers a selection of entertainment that even Washington, Franklin and Jefferson would... Read more
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