Outdoor Fun

BEST Places for Sledding in Philly

BEST Places for Sledding in Philly

Each winter every child anxiously awaits the infamous SNOW DAY stamp of approval from meteorologists and school officials. If you’re personally looking for a great sledding spot, or need somewhere to take the kids who just won’t let you forget about the sledding adventure your promised, check out this great list of the best sledding [...]

Reader Chris C. catches the storm as it starts

Important City Reminders During Snow

1. All vehicles should be removed from roadways for better plowing, and must be removed from snow emergency routes. If your vehicle is towed by the City of Philadelphia call 215-686-SNOW for information regarding your vehicle. The PPA will offer a “special 24 hour flat snow rate of $5.00 for parking in all of the [...]

Compliments of Chestnut Hill PA

Snow-tographs!

There is quite a snowy stormy sweeping the Philadelphia region today! Luckily we have awesome readers willing to share their snow-tographs with us! If you snap a snowy photos from your office, home or commute please share them with us. You can submit directly on our site or email us. Here are a few frigid [...]

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Wawa Hoagie Day!

Your stomach may lead you to the Independence Center today, with a 4.5 TON hoagie waiting for Philadelphians to devour. Today is Wawa Hoagie Day,  a day dedicated to the delicious lunch staple, the Wawa hoagie, in celebration of the July 4th holiday and part of the Wawa Welcome America week long festivities. Aside from [...]

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Tips for Planning a Happening Block Party

Block parties are one of the summer evens that all kids, and most adults, look forward to. Music, food, community spirit, and games are all part of what make Philly Block Parties the most happening. All the excitement and work that goes into a block party can be overwhelming, so be sure to remember these [...]

Mayfair Block Party this Memorial Day Weekend

Mayfair Block Party this Memorial Day Weekend

Summer must be close, because this Sunday, May 26th is the 1st Annual Mayfair! Set to take over Bainbridge Street in front of the Barrel House, this all day family fun fest will offer up a long list of local brews, southern style food, and live music. With an easy pay-as-you-go layout, you can enjoy [...]

Night Market is Back!

Night Market is Back!

The Night Market returns for another great year of outdoor food fabulous-ness! Join The Food Trust Tonight, May 16th along Fairmount Ave for an evening of the city’s best ethnic food, gourmet food trucks, beer and live music. The Food Trust is a nonprofit foundation founded in 1992, which strives to make healthy food available [...]

Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts

East Passyunk Ave Annual Easter Egg Hunt March 23, 2013 Hop on down to South Philly for EPA’s annual Easter egg hunt for children age 10 and under. This great event is Free! Kids will decorate egg-collecting bags and hunt for candy filled eggs. Special eggs will have a golden ticket inside with certificates to select [...]

Tree Philly {Free Trees}

Tree Philly {Free Trees}

  The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department has a gift for you! Tree Philly is a green initiative lead by Philly Parks and Rec, in partnership with Wells Fargo and Fairmount Park Conservancy, to help residents obtain free trees for their properties. Those who would like to obtain a tree from Tree Philly this Spring, [...]

Schuylkill Banks Calls On Hollywood

Schuylkill Banks Calls On Hollywood

Attention movie lovers, nature lovers, socialites, and summer movie night fans! What movies would you like to see during this year’s Schuylkill Banks Movie Series? Would it be of the Magic Mike variety or closer to the likes of Looper or Paranormal Activity 4? Would you prefer a throwback like Fast Times at Ridgemont High [...]