Ten Reasons to Love Summers in Philadelphia

It's summertime and the livin' is easy. We love Philadelphia all year round, but there is something special about summer in the city: pop-up beer gardens, special events, outdoor meals, and unforgettable summer sunsets. Read on to find out 10 reasons to love summers in Philadelphia.   1.) Pop-up Beer Gardens: This summer, one of our [...]

The Inside Scoop: Top 7 Ice Cream Parlors in Philly

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! It's summertime and ice cream is on the mind. Philly may be known for cheesesteaks and water ice, but its ice cream selection is nothing to scoff at. From Chestnut Hill, to Fishtown, to Old City, Philly has plenty of top-rated cream places to check out this summer. Read [...]

Trains and Beer: 6 Reasons to Check out the New Viaduct Rail Park Pop-Up Beer Garden

An abandoned rail site merged with a green urban space has formed one of the hottest--and coolest-- pop-up beer gardens in the city. Located at the Viaduct Rail Park at 10th and Hamilton Streets, the Viaduct Rail Park pop-up beer garden draws inspiration from railroad cars, the cultural history of the rail line, and the beauty of [...]

Free Festival! Annual Rittenhouse Row Festival Celebrates all the Best Rittenhouse Has to Offer

  Need something to do this weekend? Check out the annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival event, which will be held Saturday May 21, rain or shine, from noon to 5 p.m. on Walnut Street from Broad to 19th. The event is free to attend and is family-friendly. The festival showcases all of Rittenhouse's best fashion, [...]

Five Reasons to Love Philadelphia’s Night Market

Thursday, May 12, marks the start of Philadelphia's Night Market season. Night Market is a seasonal celebration of street food, music, culture, and community held in various neighborhoods throughout the city.  Thursday's Night Market will run from 6 -10 p.m.  in Roxborough. The Callowhill neighborhood will host the event on June 23,  West Philly will host [...]

10 Reasons To Visit The Spruce Street Harbor Park

One of the best places to visit in Philadelphia, as named by the national press, will open on Friday, May 6.  The outdoor oasis, located on Columbus Blvd. and Spruce Street, is open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Read on to find out 10 reasons to visit the park: 1.) There are 50 colorful hammocks laced [...]

And All That Jazz: 3 Ways to Celebrate National Jazz Month

Looking to jazz up your life a little? In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, here are three easy ways to celebrate the hot riffs and cool jams of this eclectic style of music: Listen to Live Jazz Music: 1.) Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St.: Check the cafe's Web site, http://www.chrisjazzcafe.com/, for performance listings. 2.) Sassafrass, 48 South [...]

Liquid Tax Relief…Shaken, not Stirred

If there's ever a time that you need a cool, refreshing drink, it's on tax day. This year, tax day also happens to fall on a Monday, which gives you a second reason to mix up a drink. Below are three tasty tax-day drinks to mix up after work today to alleviate your stress. With both taxes and Monday [...]