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CRAFT PHILA returns to Center City!

CRAFT PHILA returns to Center City!

CRAFT PHILA: Liberty Bell is holding its first Fall show on Saturday, September 13th from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.and Sunday, September 14th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Presented at the epicenter of American History, surrounded by iconic monuments and greenery, the outdoor juried art fair is staged adjacent to the Liberty Bell Pavilion and Independence Mall. On […]

Moving Day Philly: A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s

Moving Day Philly: A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s

Take  a break from the Ice Bucket challenge and join the largest community event in the Greater Philadelphia region supporting people with Parkinson’s disease, their families and care-partners. Moving Day® Philly is a collaborative effort between the National Parkinson Foundation and The Parkinson Council. This event is a day of joining together to raise awareness […]

Go For a Merry-Go-Round!

Go For a Merry-Go-Round!

Friday, July 25th is National Carousel Day and Franklin Square in Center City is celebrating with Buy-one-get-one-free tickets for the Parx Liberty Carousel.  Carousel tickets are only $3 for riders 2 years and up.   Here’s some interesting Carousel history from Carousel News and Trader: National Carousel (Merry-Go-Round) Day July 25th. One of the hundreds of little […]

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival Returns!

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival Returns!

Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at the 25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the Reading Terminal Market. The three-​day festival will take place in the Market’s Center Court seating area and will feature handmade crafts and traditional foods. On Saturday, the festival also moves outdoors on Arch Street to create a country […]

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Start Your Engines for the 9th Annual Car Show and Street Festival

  East Passyunk Avenue is revving up for the 9th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 27, 2014, from Noon to 5:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets.  More than 140 cars, motorcycles and trucks are expected to compete for Best of Show and other top honors.  The accompanying street festival will feature live music, circus performances, street vendors, rack sales, kids’ activities […]

Frugal Family Fun this Summer

Frugal Family Fun this Summer

It can be difficult to find affordable, fresh activities for the family throughout the summer, especially on weekdays when the kids would normally be occupied at school. We’ve hand picked a few local recoccuring events to help you and the kids get out, get moving, and stay sane this summer!   Stroller Strides Stroller Strides® […]

Traffic Troubles From New Jersey to Philly This Summer

Traffic Troubles From New Jersey to Philly This Summer

It’s going to be a rough summer for commuters traveling from Southern New Jersey to Philadelphia, with big construction projects scheduled for the Ben Franklin Bridge. It’s been reported that The Delaware River Port Authority, which operates PATCO and four bridges, is replacing the tracks and ties on the train line for the first time since […]

South Street Spring Festival is Here

South Street Spring Festival is Here

This week’s April showers move out just in time for South Street’s Spring Festival this Saturday, May 3rd! The SS Spring Festival returns for a celebration of South Street Headhouse District’s best tastes, sips, sounds and sights. On Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 11:00am to 8:00pm, enjoy a free, all-ages outdoor party that will close down […]

Chinese New Year Events

Chinese New Year Events

The Chinese New Year is quickly approaching, and there are lots of celebrations in Philly with the wonderful Chinatown neighborhood adding rich culture to our city. It is year of the Horse, a year that is said to be a great one to be born in. Check out these great holiday events and festivals.   […]

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Tradition Continues – Thanksgiving Day Parade

Another year of a great Philly tradition, the Thanksgiving Day parade continues Thursday, November 28th LIVE at 8:30 am. Local personality’s from 6ABC will again host this morning tradition, so grab a cup of coffee and settle in for another fabulous year with Cecily Tynan, Rick Williams, Adam Joseph, and Karen Rogers. Some of the […]