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Local 4th of July Festivities! (Updated)

Special events, programs & gatherings, celebrating Independence Day 2014 in the city of Philadelphia ! — – Friday July 4th –  Independence Day Parade Starts @ 11am ET 6th & Chestnut Old City Party on the Parkway Noon – 7pm ET 20th st – Eakins Oval Ben Franklin Parkway Art Museum area Philly 4th of...CONTINUE READING

10 Reasons to Live in Philadelphia This Summer

Local attractions, amenities & specials adding that extra spice to our city of brotherly love … — # 1 – Center City Sips Citywide happy hour specials every Wednesday evening, all summer long ! June 4th – August 28th / 5 – 7 pm weekly $3 beer, $4 wine, & $5 cocktails Sponsored by Center...CONTINUE READING

Event Preview: Made in America Festival

As highlighted in our summer preview back in May, the enormous Labor Day weekend finale has finally arrived. Thousands of attendees will descend upon the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this Saturday [8/31] & Sunday [9/1] for Made in America Festival. Pioneered by hip-hop artist & cultural icon Shawn Carter [Jay-Z], the outdoor event returns to Philadelphia for...CONTINUE READING

104.5 Summer Block Party: August 2013

All summer long, Radio 104.5 has sponsored free monthly concerts at the Piazza at Schmidt’s. This Saturday [August 3rd] is no different, featuring Panic! at the Disco, Alt-J & Walk off the Earth live in Northern Liberties. The event kicks off at 3:45 pm, wrapping up at 7 pm that evening. This is an all...CONTINUE READING

Philly’s Own “Diplo” set to host Mad Decent Block Party Saturday

Back in May, we highlighted this summer’s can’t miss outdoor events in & around Philadelphia. While The Roots Picnic & July 4th have come & gone, much remains to look forward to this July & August. The festivities continue this weekend, as Producer/DJ “Diplo” returns to his hometown of Philly, for the annual Mad Decent...CONTINUE READING

Top Reasons to Raise Kids in Philadelphia

Combating the common notion that families must settle down in the suburbs, the writers at “Split That Out” Blog compiled a thorough list of the “Top 50 Reasons to Raise Kids in Philadelphia.” With varying reasons from culture, to food, to cost of living, and transportation, S.T.O. did a really great job highlighting the benefits...CONTINUE READING

Taste of Philadelphia

Going to be in Philadelphia over this 4th of July weekend? If (noon) -10:00 PM Sunday, July 7: 12:00 (noon) -3:00 PM Cost: Pay as you go. Food dishes cost anywhere between $1.00-$5.00.   This is brought to you by Philadelphia Real Estate Blog To view every Philadelphia Real Estate Listing, including Philadelphia Condos visit...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia’s Independence Eve & July 4th Festivities

Happy Independence Eve! We’ve got all the details on tonight & tomorrow’s citywide festivities coming up. Hope everyone enjoys their respective July 4th celebrations. Check back Friday, for complete coverage of this weekend’s “Taste of Philadelphia” Festival, sponsored by Wawa. Wednesday July 3rd: The City – The Piazza at Schmidt’s [Northern Liberties, Philadelphia] Daylong festival...CONTINUE READING

Top 5 places to Drink Outdoors in Philadelphia

Looking to get out this summer for some fun and drinks? We highlighted our 5 favorite locations to enjoy some food & beverages, with the sun beating down on you. 5. Graffiti Bar: Location- 124 S 13th St.   4. The Plaza Cafe at Table 31: Location- 1701 John F Kennedy Blvd. [Center City Sips...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Orchestra & Fireworks Tonight at Penn’s Landing … Free!

This morning, we highlighted Wawa’s “Hoagie Day” event at Independence Visitor’s Center in Old City. We continue our coverage of “Welcome America,” Philadelphia’s week of July 4th festivities, with tonight at Penn’s Landing. Starting at 8 pm head to the “Great Plaza” Riverside Stage, and enjoy an evening of free music from the Philadelphia Orchestra....CONTINUE READING

Wawa Hoagie Day!

Today, Tuesday July 2nd, marks the 21st annual “Wawa Hoagie Day,” celebrated each year at Independence Visitor Center. Head over to Market Street [between 5th & 6th] between 12 pm & 2 pm today to enjoy. Philadelphia Weekly reports 4.5 tons [9000 lbs] of hoagies will be on-site! In addition, 5,000 hoagies will be sent...CONTINUE READING

Dutch DJs W&W set to perform at July 5th Phillies Game

The Philadelphia Phillies have tapped into the ever-expanding electronic dance music market [also known as EDM]. In conjunction with their independence day weekend celebrations, Dutch DJs W&W will perform a 90 minute post-game set next Friday, July 5th. All ticket holders will be invited to Ashburn Alley to attend, after the Phillies & Braves wrap...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia’s Outdoor Summer Options

It is no secret much of Philadelphia’s populace migrates to Atlantic City each summer, and for good reason.  After all, Center City is a brief ninety minute commute from beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and casinos, as well as a personal favorite, “Sack O’ Subs” in Ventnor. However, within the twelve weeks spanning Memorial Day through...CONTINUE READING