Sunday, July 5, 2015

Guide to public and private swimming pools in Philadelphia

Friday, June 26, 2015, 3:28 PM
Is the heat getting to you already? Well, I have great news, Philadelphia is jam-packed with pools. From private swim clubs to public pools in every neighborhood, jumping into a body of water shouldn’t be so hard. Grab your bathing suit and check these pools out. Private Pools Members only... Read more

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center hosts Too Many Games festival

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 5:42 PM
If you couldn’t get enough of Wizard World’s Comic Con, the Too Many Games expo arrives at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center (100 Station Ave.) on Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 27. The three-day festival is an ideal weekend pick for anyone interested in gaming. From game consoles... Read more

Weekend event picks: Kutztown Folk Festival, New Castle County Ice Cream Festival & more

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 4:16 PM
The first full weekend of summer has plenty to offer from a taste of Paris and Italy to tall ships and video games. One of the summer’s landmark events sets sail on Thursday, June 25. The Tall Ships Philadelphia-Camden Festival, bringing 13 storied tall ships to both Penn’s Landing and... 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

Our weekly concert picks: June 24–June 30

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 12:28 PM
Three classic acts + two cool Philly bands! Thursday, June 25: Mission of Burma Mission of Burma was an art-punk band formed in 1979, who released just one record before disbanding in 1983. Yet that record — 1982's Vs. — is widely considered a post-punk masterpiece, full of spindly guitar... Read more

What to see, what to do at the Philadelphia-Camden Tall Ships Festival

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2:20 PM
Where else on the planet can you see the world’s largest rubber duck this weekend? Nowhere but Philly. That’s just the icing on the cake for the Tall Ships Festival, bringing a fleet of over a dozen majestic tall ships to both sides of the Delaware. Between the gazing and marveling on... 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

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Chefs, pig, clams

Monday, June 22, 2015, 11:03 AM
If you're in the mood for some great food specials, this is a week for you. From local chef tastings to international cheese pairings from mongers, here are 5 good reasons you should eat well. Taste the grandest flavors of Philly on Tuesday, June 23 as WHYY (150 N. 6th St.) media presents Best... Read more

This week in Philly: June 22-June 28

Monday, June 22, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, June 22 Sharp shooters in the marble persuasion will gather for the 92nd Annual National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood from Monday through Thursday. Players from around the country will convene on Ringer Stadium (Beach at Wildwood Ave... Read more

The art of rolling: Pod brings back sushi workshops

Friday, June 19, 2015, 11:27 AM
If you miss school, or don’t have summer school, take a class about the art of sushi at Stephen Starr’s Asian cuisine restaurant Pod (3636 Sansom St.). Running Mondays through Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. starting June 22 through Aug. 12, the restaurant will offer eight visitors an up-close-and-personal... Read more
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