On Saturday night, Billy Joel came to Philly and sold out Citizens Bank Park — again. Mayor Kenney even declared September 9th as “Billy Joel Day” in Philadelphia, seeing as he’s the first artist to play at, and sell out, the stadium four years in a row. The weather was perfect and Joel pounded on the keys for about two and a half hours, with no opener and no breaks (save for the encore). If you are a Joel fan — I know not everyone is — you probably found the show to be memorable. Here, five takeaways: Read more »
Photo illustration by Joe Trinacria. (Logo courtesy of Turkey Hill)
Have you noticed that supermarkets in the area haven’t been carrying the absolutely phenomenal Phillies Graham Slam ice cream lately? (Turkey Hill dropped the official team affiliation in 2015, but it’ll always be Phillies Graham Slam to us.)
Turns out that’s because the Pennsylvania-based dairy producer has cut distribution of its consumer-friendly containers, leaving Phils fans at a loss for what sweet to turn to for comfort in defeat. Read more »
Downward-dogging Phillies fans, rejoice! Phillies Yoga Day, which went down for the first time at Citizens Bank Park last year (after being rescheduled due to bad weather), will be happening again this summer. Now, let’s just hope the weather gods play nice this time around.
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