15 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    "Fun Safe Philly Summer" hands out free meals to children.
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE No child should ever go hungry. That's the goal behind a program that kicked off Tuesday in North Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney joined the organization "Fun Safe Philly Summer" in handing out free meals to children at Reyburn Park.
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22 hours ago

Penn's Landing was live.

We are celebrating #juneteenth at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Come join the fun. The festivities continue until 8pm tonight!

    Penn's Landing
    We are celebrating #juneteenth at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. Come join the fun. The festivities continue until 8pm tonight!
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2 days ago

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, ...

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, right? Let’s be loose, let’s really be ourselves by being someone else. I think Mr. Rogers is a space for permission of feeling.,” - John Jarboe Read more of the WHYY interview at the link below. You Can Never Go Down the Drain is now running through July 1.

    Philly cabaret artist offers neighborly homage to Mr. Rogers
    "When I was very young, I had a dog that I loved very much. Her name is Mitzi. She got to be old, and she died," confessed Fred Rogers in the 1970 "Death of a Goldfish" episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "When she died, I cried."
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2 days ago

ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cro...

ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for yourself + 3 guests if you're an Independence Blue Cross cardholder https://bit.ly/1JcLERy! (Skate rental not included) 🎉🎉🎉

    Penn's Landing
    ICYMI: Get free skating admission at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for yourself + 3 guests if you're an Independence Blue Cross cardholder https://bit.ly/1JcLERy! (Skate rental not included) 🎉🎉🎉
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2 days ago

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ All American BBQ Festival At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Arts Festival, Molestice Block Party, Juneteenth MusicFest and Parade, Philadelphia Irish American Festival and More!

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 22 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 22 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

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All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~ June 22 – 24 ~ Pay-As-You-Go at Dilworth Park at 1 S. 15th Street. The 4-day event features many varieties of barbecue eats, local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and more. ~ All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~

...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 22 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 22 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

...Cinema ~ June 22 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 22 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 22 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

Liberty Lands Market ~ June 23 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ June 23 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...Center ~ June 23 ~ FREE – From 11 am to 5 pm at the Kimmel Center at 300 S. Broad Street. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

...Ale Festival ~ June 23 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy craft beers from the Philly area and beyond, while enjoying live music, food truck...

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ All American BBQ Festival At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Arts Festival, Molestice Block Party, Juneteenth MusicFest and Parade, Philadelphia Irish American Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 22 - 28 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
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2 days ago

Where to rent and use kayaks and canoes in and near Philadelphia

Penn’s Landing Marina, 301 S. Columbus Blvd., $8 per person for 30-minute rental, 215-922-2386, delawareriverwaterfront.com

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5400 Lindbergh Blvd., free on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., bartramsgarden.org

4900 Ridge Ave., workshop prices start at $80 and vary depending on the class, 215-487-9674, philacanoe.org

    Where to rent and use kayaks and canoes in and near Philadelphia
    There are few more soothing experiences than kayaking and canoeing through the calm waterways that fill the region. As you find a steady rhythm with your paddle, lapping against the water with each stroke, it's hard not to find yourself becoming fully in tune with the present moment.
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2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philadelphi...

    Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education
    Spread the word! PHLpreK is now enrolling children in FREE quality pre-K for the 2018-19 academic year! Find a program for your child today ➡ http://www.phlprek.org/programs/
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2 days ago

How does fried Tastykakes and scrapple, kettl...

How does fried Tastykakes and scrapple, kettle corn, a vegan Buffalo Bleu chick'n sandwich, or a frozen strawberry daiquiri sound? Amazingly wonderful, right? These are just some of the 12+ ways you can eat and drink your way down the waterfront this summer. Learn more in our latest blog post 👇! 😲🎉🤤🍟🍔🍨🦀

    16 Best Eats and Drinks on the Waterfront
    1. Buffalo Bleu chick'n sandwich and banana whips at the new HipCityVeg location at Spruce Street Harbor Park Sustained by Univest. All vegan all the time. 2. Happy Hour on The Deck Philly at the Moshulu. Be sure to try one of the signature wine pops. 3.
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2 days ago

QVNA News You Can Use - June 21, 2018 - It'...

QVNA News You Can Use - June 21, 2018 - It's summer in Queen Village! Where's the nearest public pool? When's the next Parks on Tap? Is QVNA really moving to South Street on Monday? Discover these answers and so much more! Read this week's QVNA News You Can Use . . . . https://mailchi.mp/qvna/qvna-news-you-can-use-june-21-2018

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    QVNA News You Can Use - June 21, 2018 - It's summer in Queen Village! Where's the nearest public pool? When's the next Parks on Tap? Is QVNA really moving to South Street on Monday? Discover these...
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2 days ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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3 days ago

We have two awesome FREE festivals at the Gre...

We have two awesome FREE festivals at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing this weekend. Celebrate freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the US during the Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade June 23 and then come back June 24 to celebrate Irish culture with performances, music, and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival. Both events are part of the PECO Multicultural Series. All ages. Learn more in this Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com article! 👇

    35 Amazing Things to Do in Philly This June
    With the arrival of the splendid summer season comes an abundance of festivals and events celebrating arts, culture, food and drink, music and more all across Philadelphia. The grand Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts - which attracted one million people in 2016 - returns for 10 days of awe-inspiring, avant-garde performance art.
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3 days ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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3 days ago

Penn's Landing added 4 new photos.

The waterfront is the place to be for music all summer long. You can enjoy free concerts at The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing thanks to our amazing sponsors PECO, Pennsylvania Lottery, Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages, Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com, Live Nation Philadelphia, City of Philadelphia Government https://bit.ly/1mujQkq!🎶🎉😀😲😍🎶

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 53,498 likes · 1,597 talking about this · 114,879 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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4 days ago

Penn's Landing updated their cover photo.

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 53,485 likes · 1,597 talking about this · 114,851 were here. Philadelphia's premier waterfront destination.
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4 days ago

July/August 2018

In this issue, we explore the end of Philadelphia’s industrial age, the abandonment of housing in South Philadelphia, and efforts to revitalize the neighborhood that would become Queen Village. Download PDF

    July/August 2018
    In this issue, we explore the end of Philadelphia's industrial age, the abandonment of housing in South Philadelphia, and efforts to revitalize the neighborhood that would become Queen Village. Download PDF https://issuu.com/qvna/docs/july_2018
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4 days ago

We love it when you tag us in your selfies an...

We love it when you tag us in your selfies and awesome waterfront pics. Keep them coming, and for a little more inspiration ... 😍!

    The 10 Most Instagrammable Spots In Philly - Society19
    Philadelphia is commonly thought to be a dirty city. While this may not be 100%, there are some areas of the city that are nice. If you want to capture the perfect Instagram picture, check out these 10 most Instagrammable spots in Philly!
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4 days ago

Here are several awesome concerts to keep on ...

Here are several awesome concerts to keep on your radar! Don't miss: Dropkick Murphy's and Flogging Molly Ticket Raid and Bus Trip!, Ray LaMontagne, WXPN Welcomes Dr. Dog with Special Guest (Sandy) Alex G, Radio 104.5 Presents Paramore: The After Laughter Summer Tour (Tour 5) at The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing and Foreigner - Juke Box Heroes Tour, 102.9 WMGK's Heavy Hitter John Fogerty / ZZ Top: Blues and Bayous Tour, Chris Stapleton, and Radio 104.5's 11th Birthday Show - Day Two at the BB&T Pavilion!🎶

    Penn's Landing
    Here are several awesome concerts to keep on your radar! Don't miss: Dropkick Murphy's and Flogging Molly Ticket Raid and Bus Trip!, Ray LaMontagne, WXPN Welcomes Dr. Dog with Special Guest (Sandy)...
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4 days ago

We Love Queen Village shared South Street Hea...

    Bistro Romano Italian Restaurant Philadelphia Best Romantic RestaurantBistro Romano
    Bistro Romano Italian restaurant in Philadelphia is the best romantic restaurant in Philadelphia. Call for reservations. (215) 925-8880
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5 days ago

QV's Own Bistrot La Minette made the list of ...

QV's Own Bistrot La Minette made the list of Philadelphia's top 5 places to eat French food!

    Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare
    Craving French food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end French restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Photo: Parc/Yelp Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St.
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5 days ago

Queen Village home with a ton of character lists for $440K

With off-white walls, exposed beams, and funky, contemporary light fixtures, this home at 131 Monroe Street does not skimp on character.

    Queen Village home with a ton of character lists for $440K
    With off-white walls, exposed beams, and funky, contemporary light fixtures, this home at 131 Monroe Street does not skimp on character. The two-bed, one-bath home, that's nestled just south of Society Hill, in the heart of Queen Village, just dropped on the market for $439,900-and it offers a lot for the price.
    https://philly.curbed.com

5 days ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
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5 days ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
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5 days ago

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma The...

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma Theater is one of the recipients of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's 2018 project grants. The grant will fund THERE, an ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, which adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan’s book-length poem 'There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other' and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba. The work will premiere as part of the 2019 Fringe Festival. #PewArtsGrants

    THERE
    An ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan's book-length poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba.
    https://www.pcah.us

6 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared Pa...

    Home
    Autumn Arrives with a full Plate of Events for South Street The SouthStreet Headhouse District is looking forward to lively fall, with numerous events that deliver a wide variety of cultural, musical, culinary, and civic programming. Sunday Sept 10 - Greenfest Philly presented by the Clean Air Council Bainbridge Green Since 2006, this popular event provides a...
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6 days ago

Sometimes you need to take a look around...af...

Sometimes you need to take a look around...after you watch this video of course. You Can Never Go Down The Drain runs June 20 - July 1. Come be our neighbor this summer at the Wilma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Sometimes you need to take a look around...after you watch this video of course. You Can Never Go Down The Drain runs June 20 - July 1. Come be our neighbor this summer at the Wilma.
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6 days ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 – 24

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

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...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 18 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 18 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

...Cinema ~ June 18 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~ June 21 – 24 ~ Pay-As-You-Go at Dilworth Park at 1 S. 15th Street. The 4-day event features many varieties of barbecue eats, local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and more. ~ All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

...Center ~ June 23 ~ FREE – From 11 am to 5 pm at the Kimmel Center at 300 S. Broad Street. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

...Ale Festival ~ June 23 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy craft beers from the Philly area and beyond, while enjoying live music, food truck...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 - 24
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from June 18 - 24, 2018.
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6 days ago

25 Outstanding Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18-24

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, 10 S. 2nd Street

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Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

Where:Gloria Dei Old Swedes Episcopal Church, 916 S. Swanson Street

...m. Nearly two dozen Old City eateries plan to serve their tasty offerings outside on 2nd and Market streets, which will be closed to vehicular traffic. Local bands and dueling pianists provide non...

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

...day celebration on Friday and Saturday. An evening concert and Historical Ceremony takes place at 600 Market Street on Friday, while a lively parade begins in Center City and ends at a cultural...

Where:American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue

To commemorate the summer solstice, crowds fill the 100 block of N. Mole Street for this free and fun-for-all-ages annual block party and festival. Revelers can...

Where:Lovett Park, 6945 Germantown Avenue

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue

    25 Outstanding Things to Do in Philly this Week
    Old City | Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia Night Market in the Gayborhood, Manayunk Arts Festival, Old City Eats and more... The summer season officially arrives on Thursday (!) with the summer solstice and with it comes a whole week of warm-weather Philly fun.
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6 days ago

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Yo...

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank you, Just Salad! #thanksdad

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank...
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Jun 17

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward mean...

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don’t go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey doesn’t stop when Pride is over. To make a reservation or learn more: www.zipcar.com/pride2018?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social_local&utm_campaign=phi_con_williamwaypride2018_06/05/2018.

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don't go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey...
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Jun 16

Celebrate Irish culture with live performance...

Celebrate Irish culture with live performances by Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, Jamison Celtic Rock, + Irish Dancing, bagpipes and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival June 24. Part of the PECO Multicultural series at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. All ages. The event is free! https://bit.ly/2xwsknO! *** Please note: This event was rescheduled due to rain on the original date.

    Penn's Landing
    Celebrate Irish culture with live performances by Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, Jamison Celtic Rock, + Irish Dancing, bagpipes and more at the Philadelphia Irish Festival June 24. Part of...
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Jun 16

Travel + Leisure chose Philly as one of the t...

Travel + Leisure chose Philly as one of the top 4 travel destinations, and Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation is one of the main reasons why people love visiting the city of brotherly love 👇!!

    T+L Summer Shortlist: The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia
    Here's what to do in Philadelphia this summer, from relaxing in pop-up and community gardens to exploring the city's exciting art scene.
    https://www.travelandleisure.com

Jun 15

For the first time ever, we're bringing you ...

For the first time ever, we're bringing you Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade part of the PECO Multicultural Series. A celebration of freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the United States, Philadelphia Community of Leaders have expanded the event into two days of festivities, starting with a wreath-hanging ceremony on June 22nd and ending with a parade, festival, children’s village, and marketplace at Penn's Landing on the 23rd http://juneteenthphilly.org/! 🎉

    Penn's Landing
    For the first time ever, we're bringing you Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade part of the PECO Multicultural Series. A celebration of freedom fought and freedom won to end slavery in the...
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Jun 15

Review your property tax bill carefully.

Review your property tax bill carefully.

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Jun 15

Celebrate Dad with Tasty deals throughout Sou...

Celebrate Dad with Tasty deals throughout South Philly, including QV's Puyero Venezulean Flavor!

    Celebrate Dad with Tasty Freebies in South Philly
    Several restaurants in South Philly are offering special deals for Dads this Father's Day, Sunday June 17th. They include: 1180 S. 10th St. (215) 463-0868, http://www.slicepa.com On Sunday, June 17 , purchase a large pizza for the family and Dad receives a free small pizza of any variety on the menu.
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Jun 15

We had a great turnout last night for QVNA's ...

We had a great turnout last night for QVNA's Volunteer Celebration and June General Meeting. And thanks, Councilman Squilla for joining our celebration. Great to see you again! Queen Villagers, as you dine out this weekend, please be sure to visit and thank the following businesses that so generously donated last night's food & beverage: Famous 4th Street Deli, For Pete's Sake, New Wave Cafe, Pietro's, Little Italy Pizzeria, and Yards Brewing Co. #Queenvillagelovesvolunteers, #Famous4thstreetdeli,#Forpetessakepub, #Newwavecafe, #Pietros, #LittleItalyPizzeria, #YardsBrewingCompany

    Queen Village Neighbors Association
    We had a great turnout last night for QVNA's Volunteer Celebration and June General Meeting. And thanks, Councilman Squilla for joining our celebration. Great to see you again! Queen Villagers,...
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Jun 15

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
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Jun 15

Delaware Avenue could soon have a much-improved contiguous bike trail from Spring Garden to Washington Avenue

“Our regular running trail is usually from Front and South [streets], exactly where they're building this trail, up to Penn Treaty Park,” said O’Neill.  “So, we're thrilled to have it, to make it more beautiful, to make it safer.”

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...trail proposal, DRWC is also soliciting bids to develop a parking lot it owns on Delaware Avenue at Vine Street, across from Dave and Buster’s. The nonprofit is looking to replace the 1.6...

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

150 N. 6th Street

    Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans
    The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation's proposal to build a new bicycle trail along Delaware Avenue from Washington Avenue to Spring Garden Street was met with general assent from the small crowd that attended a public meeting Monday night.
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Jun 15

Penn's Landing added 2 new photos.

Fun, Free and more Fun for the little ones in your life on Penn's Landing. Enjoy stories and songs with Learn Listen Play at Storytime in the Lodge at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest this Saturday, then come back for Sundays with PopUpPlay at #SSHP Sustained by Univest Corporation Sunday! Fun starts at 11:30am both days. Learn more here 👉 https://bit.ly/1mujQkq! 🎶📚😀🎉

    Penn's Landing
    Penn's Landing added a new photo.
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Jun 15

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ The Rail Park, Chinese Lantern Festival, Parks On Tap, Islamic Heritage Festival and More!

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 15 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 15 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

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The Betsy Ross House Flag Day Activities~ June 15 & 16 ~ Flag Day Activities Continued -Where: 239 Arch Street at the Betsy Ross House ~ There will be activities Friday & Saturday. ~ Click Here for Flag Fest Activities

...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 15 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 15 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

...Cinema ~ June 15 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 15 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 15 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ June 16 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ June 16 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...Hunt ~ June 16 ~ From 9 am – 1 pm, held at various locations including Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row. Discover and explore six historic houses, their architecture and history, on this fun and engaging...

...in Historic Germantown ~ June 16 ~ FREE – From noon – 8 pm at Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue. Celebrate the anniversary of Juneteenth, the passage and ratification of the 13th Amendment to the...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ The Rail Park, Chinese Lantern Festival, Parks On Tap, Islamic Heritage Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 15 - 21 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

Jun 15

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Chinese Lantern Festival, Parks On Tap, Islamic Heritage Festival and More!

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 15 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 15 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

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The Betsy Ross House Flag Day Activities~ June 15 & 16 ~ Flag Day Activities Continued -Where: 239 Arch Street at the Betsy Ross House ~ There will be activities Friday & Saturday. ~ Click Here for Flag Fest Activities

...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 15 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 15 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

...Cinema ~ June 15 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 15 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 15 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

Liberty Lands Market ~ June 16 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ June 16 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...Hunt ~ June 16 ~ From 9 am – 1 pm, held at various locations including Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row. Discover and explore six historic houses, their architecture and history, on this fun and engaging...

...in Historic Germantown ~ June 16 ~ FREE – From noon – 8 pm at Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue. Celebrate the anniversary of Juneteenth, the passage and ratification of the 13th Amendment to the...

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Chinese Lantern Festival, Parks On Tap, Islamic Heritage Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ June 15 - 21 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

Jun 14

National Archives at Philadelphia added 4 new...

Happy Flag Day! Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. This pamphlet provided instructions on how to properly display and respect the United States’ flag. Printed in 1968 by the United States Printing Office, the pamphlet was issued by the United States Navy Recruiting Service. #FlagDay #StarsAndStripes #OldGlory Citation: Our Flag; American Flag, History & Display; 30; Navy Yards, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Public Relations; RG 181 Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 279176) and (HMS ID: PH-6334).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    National Archives at Philadelphia added a new photo.
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Jun 13

John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies return to ...

John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies return to the Wilma on June 20th in this Mr. Rogers-inspired cabaret.

    Inspired by Mr. Rogers: Bearded Ladies' latest queer cabaret promises it won't mock Fred
    Fred Rogers is having a moment. The creator of PBS's Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, who died in 2003, is the subject of the buzzed-about documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor?, the in-the-works biopic You Are My Friend starring Tom Hanks, and You Can Never Go Down the Drain, a new performance at the Wilma Theater.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 13

In honor of National Pigeon Day, we want to h...

In honor of National Pigeon Day, we want to highlight this fascinating story, Unsung Heroes of World War I: The Carrier Pigeons,” from our colleagues in the National Archives History Office. https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2018/01/08/unsung-heroes-of-world-war-i-the-carrier-pigeons/

    Unsung heroes of World War I: the carrier pigeons
    Today's post comes from Garet Anderson-Lind from the National Archives History Office. World War I was one of the first great wars during the industrial revolution. From the introduction of airplanes to the use of tanks and railway guns on the battlefield, soldiers had to contend not only with each other but with the productions...
    https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov

Jun 13

The Biggest Hotel Openings In Philly In 2018 & Beyond

Where:Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 401 Chestnut Street

Where:Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel, 1 Dock Street

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Where:Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown Center City, 219 S. Broad Street

Where:Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown/Center City, 261 S. 13th Street

Where:Lokal Fishtown, 1421 N. Front Street

Where:Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, 1 N. 19th Street

Where:MainStay Suites/Ascend Hotel Collection, 917 Arch Street

Where:W Philadelphia and Element Philadelphia, 15th & Chestnut streets

Where:Pod Philly, 31 S. 19th Street

Where:Hyatt Place Philadelphia Airport, 4521 Island Avenue

Where:Le Méridien Philadelphia, 1421 Arch Street

    The Biggest Hotel Openings In Philly In 2018 & Beyond
    Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia | Image Courtesy Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Check out these new hotels in the City of Brotherly Love... Philadelphia's hotel scene just keeps getting better.
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Jun 12

Get swept into a world of magic with our part...

Get swept into a world of magic with our partners at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and experience Champions Of Magic June 20-24 at Merriam Theater. All tickets are $25 when you use discount code ticket25! 😀😀😀

    Champions of Magic - Kimmel Center
    https://www.kimmelcenter.org

Jun 12

Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans

“Our regular running trail is usually from Front and South [streets], exactly where they’re building this trail, up to Penn Treaty Park,” said O’Neill.  “So, we’re thrilled to have it, to make it more beautiful, to make it safer.”

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...trail proposal, DRWC is also soliciting bids to develop a parking lot it owns on Delaware Avenue at Vine Street, across from Dave and Buster’s. The nonprofit is looking to replace the 1.6...

    Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans - Central Delaware Advocacy Group
    PLANPHILLY.COM TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018 BY JIM SAKSA The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation's proposal to build a new bicycle trail along Delaware Avenue from Washington Avenue to Spring Garden Street was met with general assent from the small crowd that attended a public meeting Monday night.
    https://centraldelawareadvocacygroup.org

Jun 12

Won't you be our neighbor? Join us at the Wil...

Won't you be our neighbor? Join us at the Wilma this June with The Bearded Ladies for a musical healing ritual You Can Never Go Down The Drain. Begins June 20.

    The Bearded Ladies Cabaret presents You Can Never Go Down The Drain | The Wilma Theater
    https://wilmatheater.org

Jun 12

Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans

“Our regular running trail is usually from Front and South [streets], exactly where they’re building this trail, up to Penn Treaty Park,” said O’Neill.  “So, we’re thrilled to have it, to make it more beautiful, to make it safer.”

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...trail proposal, DRWC is also soliciting bids to develop a parking lot it owns on Delaware Avenue at Vine Street, across from Dave and Buster’s. The nonprofit is looking to replace the 1.6...

    Proposed new Delaware Avenue bike trail wins some early fans
    The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation's proposal to build a new bicycle trail along Delaware Avenue from Washington Avenue to Spring Garden Street was met with general assent from the small crowd that attended a public meeting Monday night.
    https://whyy.org

Jun 12

Phila Flea Markets added 2 new photos.

The historic pavilion at Headhouse Square (2nd and Lombard) will be filled with antique and vintage vendors this Saturday, June 16th, from 8 am – 5 pm! Along the 400 & 500 blocks of S. 2nd Street, Phila, PA 19147 Visit our website or call for more details: 215 - 625 - FLEA (3532) www.PhilaFleaMarkets.org

    Phila Flea Markets
    Phila Flea Markets added a new photo.
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