Beer Gardens in Philadelphia: The 2017 Lineup

Spruce Street Harbor Park’s floating beer garden | Photo by Douglas Bovitt

Philadelphia loves its pop-up and permanent beer gardens — and this year, you’ll have plenty of places to add to your beer-garden bucket list, including a few great spots in the suburbs. Here’s everything you need to know about the city’s full lineup of beer gardens for the 2017 season, from where you can go for outdoor drinking now to insider details on beer gardens opening in the coming weeks.

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La Peg Announces 2017 Outdoor Summer Movie Series Lineup

La Peg at FringeArts

It’s almost Memorial Day — which means that outdoor summer movie series across the city are gearing up for cinematic fun under the stars.

La Peg at FringeArts has unveiled the schedule for 2017’s Louis Bluver Outdoor Movie Series, running from May 31st to August 30th.

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Jose Garces Teams Up With…Mrs. T’s Pierogies?

Jose Garces is a busy guy — he’s running a restaurant empire 14 locations strong in three states and D.C. and serves on the board of directors for his nonprofit Garces Foundation.

Improbably, the acclaimed chef has partnered with Mrs. T’s Pierogies for a limited edition pierogi dish that will be served up this summer at Froman’s, his burger and brat spot at Spruce Street Harbor Park.

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Philly Chefs Are Popping Up at PHS’s South Street Beer Garden

PHS Pop-Up Garden South Street/Facebook

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s pop-up garden at 15th and South is in full bloom, serving up cold drinks and tasty eats run by East Passyunk’s Cantina Los Caballitos seven nights a week.

But every other Thursday starting next week, PHS will host some of the city’s top chefs for a guest series at their flagship pop-up — and now, they’ve announced the lineup of heavy hitters who will be bringing their chops to the garden.

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Drink Pink at Bistrot La Minette’s Rosé in May Dinners This Week

While rosé can no longer be considered trendy — that designation currently belongs to orange wine — pink wine has gained ground in the mainstream food and wine world (there’s even a new book about it). Beyond white zinfandel and low-quality varieties best left on the shelf, a world of crisp, dry, and delicious rosés awaits.

Bistrot La Minette chef-owner Peter Woolsey has built this month’s prix fixe special around dry rosés from France: He’s taken inspiration from his rugged, French, rosé-loving father-in-law for the restaurant’s Rosé in May nights on March 24 and 25.

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Aussie-Style Cafe Bluestone Lane Opens Today in KOP Mall

Bluestone Lane King of Prussia/Photo by Ben Hider

King of Prussia now has its own Aussie-inflected coffee shop. Today, New York-based Bluestone Lane opened its third Philly-area location in the mall’s Savor King of Prussia expansion. And to celebrate, they’ve rolled out some new menu items.

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