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Archive: August, 2012

The WHYY Connections Festival returns to the waterfront

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 5:31 AM
The WHYY Connections Festival offers 4 days of free family fun, concerts, film screenings, visual art presentations, and more. Yo La Tengo, Frank Turner, Maps & Atlases, Fabian Akilles, and The Lawsuits are set to perform on Saturday, September 8th from 4-10pm at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing... Read more

A message from Joe Boruchow

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 2:57 PM
We're no stranger to Joe Boruchow's rad installations. Well now he's got a new message for you. What do you think? Romney Sucks!- A malarial tribute. Underwear Bomb - My official endorsement! Read more

5 tracks that sum up Bottom Power

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 2:32 PM
Summer's end is quickly approaching. You already know what the only remedy for those end of summer blues is: fishbowls on fishbowls on fishbowls! The Bottom Power DJs are bringing you back to Bamboo Bar for one more summertime banger. Special guests DJs Ed Blammo and Jay Yo, from Locals + Only, will... Read more

Phreq of the Week: Alex Kacala aka Tammy Faymous

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 1:12 PM
When we went to meet with our newest Phreq of the Week, he strolled in wearing all black, rockstar shades and platform heels that would make even the most confident person in the room drop their jaw. Alexander Kacala is a star. He sat down with us to talk drag, Philly and of course, his other half;... Read more

8 must-have back to school accessories

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 1:40 PM
Leather backpacks can be hard to find on a budget. Nixon saves the day with their Get Back back pack on sale at Zappos. Minimalism is everything this season. Follow in suit with the Daniel Boone Jr. Blanca Wallet . It’s sleek, leather and can double as a phone case with it’s simple... Read more

Don’t miss the Live 2 Be Free launch party: Made 2 Live Free in America

Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 12:17 PM
Tomorrow night marks the official launch party for New York and Philadelphia based brand, Live 2 Be Free. The line, created by Marketing and branding staple Set Free, “stands for the fight against anything that is trying to control, conform and capture any part of the human natural way of life... Read more

14 great PNBR reaction shots

Monday, August 27, 2012, 2:05 PM
From the appalled to the confused, we've rounded up the best reactions to PNBR's cyclists at every stop along the way. Diners at Parc get some wienerschnitzel they never ordered. The Naked Bike Ride surprises some squares in The Square. If you can't beat em', join em? Delivering two very... Read more

Head Shot: The Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride

Monday, August 27, 2012, 1:53 PM
Name: Clay Conley Age: 26 Experience: First time Why: "I just moved to Philly and I want to meet some friends." Name: Tom and Pat Bayalis Age: 52 and 56 Experience: Fourth year Why: "To bring awareness to bike safety" Name: Bill Tourtual Age: 44 Experience: First time Why: "It's a fantasy. You... Read more

The 2012 Philadelphia Naked Bike Ride through Instagram

Saturday, August 25, 2012, 7:11 AM
Hundreds of cyclists gathered for the fourth annual Philadelphia Bike Ride. Saturday, August 25th, 2012. Read more

Art show: Don't miss Thomas Buildmore at North Bowl September 7th

Friday, August 24, 2012, 1:29 PM
North Bowl is an unexpectedly perfect location for a First Friday art show and we are so excited for this upcoming fall series. Their first opening, featuring artist Thomas Buildmore, will be on Friday, September 7 and starts at 8:00pm. A complimentary snack bar with goodies like hummus and pita... Read more
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