We here at Philly Mag were graced with a very special surprise: A giant rainbow ice pop visited us and delivered some rater tasty, all-natural popsicles from Lil Pop Shop. The walking and talking frozen treat is named Mr. Popesicle, in honor of the Pope’s visit, and he is raising funds for The Trevor Project tomorrow, Friday, September 25, at 13th and Locust between 11 am and 3 pm. We sampled the treats and they really were delicious and made of fresh fruit (the raspberry and mango portions of the pops were to die for). Below you’ll find some shots from when Mr. Popesicle ascended 36 floors to our offices to deliver some rainbow joy.
The one and only Mr. Popescile.
Of all of the Pope-related merchandise being pawned off this week, this may be the strangest (and coolest…all puns intended): A giant rainbow popsicle with hands and feet is invading Philadelphia on Friday, selling miniature edible versions of himself, all for a good cause. Read more »
So here we are–mere hours away from the start of the Callowhill Night Market which will bring together 70-some food trucks and vendors (plus beer and live music and tee shirts and all the usual weirdness that comes when you pack tens of thousands of Philadelphians together in one place and make them stand in line for tacos) for a one-night party unrivaled by any other food event in the city.
Whether this is your first Night Market or your tenth, whether you’re comfortable hanging out with 20,000 of your closest friends or nervous about the mob scene, whether you’re laser-focused on just ONE THING YOU MUST EAT BEFORE THE END OF THE NIGHT or (like us) planning on trying everything on offer (and the good stuff twice), we’re here to help you get the most out of your Night Market experience. Check out our battle-tested advice below, and make note of the picks we’ve made for the must-hit trucks of tonight’s event.
Ready? As always, let’s start with…
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