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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

This Weekend’s New Listings & Open Houses Highlight the Art Museum Area

New listings & featured open houses highlight the Fairmount & Art Museum area this Saturday & Sunday (May 3 – 4th). Full details below, have a great weekend Philly ! — Open House # 1 : 2107 Mt. Vernon St | Philadelphia, PA 19130 Newly Listed Victorian Townhome in the Art Museum Area. Date / Time : Saturday...CONTINUE READING

Don’t Miss the Final “Awesome Fest” Event this Friday

Philly’s pop-up drive-in theater concludes this weekend Rewind to early October, we previewed a unique event series (sponsored by Enterprise CarShare) celebrating the 80th anniversary of the drive-in movie theater. This past month, the “Awesome Fest” has tastefully fused retro with contemporary, by successfully hosting Center City Philadelphia‘s 1st ever drive-in at Eakins Oval on...CONTINUE READING

Around the City Updates

Highlighting local developments this Fall in Philadelphia : Urban Outfitters Announces Local Expansion The popular retail line is set to expand their Philadelphia headquarters & add a distribution center in Lancaster County. The initiatives will ultimately create over 2000 new job opportunities in & around Philadelphia. ” The Awesome Fest ” launches October 18th on...CONTINUE READING

Celebreate Capriccio’s 5th Anniversary at Cret Park

Today [Wednesday Sept. 25th] join Capriccio Cafe & Espresso Bar, to celebrate their 5th anniversary. Head over to Cret Park [16th & the Parkway] at 11am today, for a slew of festivities we’ll breakdown below. Want to send out sincere congratulations to Capriccio on 5 years of local success, and big thanks to Center City...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

Pop-Up Park Coming to Benjamin Franklin Parkway!

That’s right folks another new and exciting park is coming to downtown Philadelphia. Named “The Oval”, this eight acres of public space located at the base of the Parkway is going to make for another great area for Philadelphins to enjoy the summer sunshine. The City of Philadelphia teamed up with Fairmount Park Conservancy and...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
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The Barnes New Location in Philadelphia

The Barnes will unveil its new Philadelphia home on May 19th, 2012.  It will sit on a beautifully landscaped 4.5 acre site on the north side of Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the heart of downtown’s cultural corridor.  It will be considered part of Fairmount Park. The new location will house the Barne’s art collection and...CONTINUE READING

Philadelphia Dog Parks

As we continue to work on making our Blog the go-to source for information on Philadelphia Living, we are developing a database on what every city resident needs to know. Here is DOG PARKS Dog Parks Philadelphia is one dog loving city. Here are few places to take your pooch. PARKS Rittenhouse Square Park -Walnut St and 18th St Washington Square Park -Walnut St and 6th St Ben Franklin Parkway -Ben Franklin Pkwy and 19th StCONTINUE READING