Sunday, May 24, 2015

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015, 3:00 AM
You deserve a break. Here’s five. For a bargain: In honor of National Ride Your Bike to Work Day, Philly’s new bike share system, Indego, is offering $1 “walk up trips” for the first 30 minutes of rides purchased with a credit card today (read: not with your Indego key). Pick... Read more

Point Breeze gets a Pop-up Beer Garden

Friday, May 15, 2015, 9:22 AM
Another pop-up beer garden is on the radar, and this time Point Breeze is getting in on the action. The crew behind South Philly Taproom and American Sardine Bar is in charge and chose an empty grass lot to launch the location at 1622 Point Breeze Ave. The pop-up will run from Thursday, May 21 to... Read more

Weekend event picks: Italian Market Festival, Craft Phila & more

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 2:32 PM
Before you subject yourself to the madness of Memorial Day weekend Shore traffic, keep it cityside for some mid-May leisure. A festival that crosses state borders, the MidAtlantic Wine and Food Festival, sees events in Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Fom now until Sunday, May 17, those looking... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 14, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 3:00 AM
At the intersection of freaky, fancy and fun. For the undead: The fascination with zombies is far from over. Drexel University is feeding into the craze with Zom(bie) Con, an all-day symposium centering around zombies in literature, film and culture. Running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the convention... Read more

A look at the 2015 Preakness at the Piazza

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 5:30 PM
May 2 isn’t the only day of this year to rock fancy hats and pastel bowties. After raising $117,000 last May, Preakness at the Piazza (1040 N. American St.) returns on Saturday, May 16, for the third annual fundraiser benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. From 5-9:30 p.m., here’s... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: May 13–May 19

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 10:45 AM
What we’re seeing live this week! Wednesday, May 13–Friday, May 15: The 15th Annual Non-Commvention Non-Commvention, or Non-Comm (as they say in the biz), is a 3-day music conference for radio stations, industry insiders, and music fans, created by WXPN DJ Dan Reed and hosted at World... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 3:00 AM
Call your friends — this is no joke. For evening art: The Philadelphia Museum of Art (26th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway) is open late this evening for pay-what-you-wish from 5 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Throughout the evening, a number of activities like sketching in the galleries, yoga, tours... Read more

Young professionals wanted: Networking events in Philadelphia

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 4:09 PM
It’s about that time when the stress of acing finals and getting together that final portfolio are finally over. Congratulations, you graduated and received your degree. Now, where to begin? If you’re stuck on a cloud of doubt, don’t give up. Networking events, and industry meet-ups... Read more

A guide to the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 1:36 PM
This weekend, DIY is an understatement. If someone can think it — and make it — you’re likely to see it parade through Kensington on Saturday, May 16, for the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby. A gathering of both artistic and functional proportions, the event is sponsored this year... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 12, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 3:00 AM
Like sprinkles on a cupcake, these goings on add a little something extra to your day. For a new exhibit: Explore the ancient Mongolian empire through artifacts like tents, weapons, jewels and documents, and learn about Genghis Kahn at the Franklin Institute (222 N. 20th St.). Their newest exhibit... Read more
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