Hawthorne’s Biercafé Block Party Is Back on July 1st

Photo courtesy of Hawthorne’s Biercafé

Hawthorne’s Biercafé’s annual IPA block party — which was rained out back in May and rescheduled — is back for real this time, with the festivities set to take over 11th Street between Fitzwater and Catherine on Saturday, July 1st.

And to reflect additions to the store’s selection after regulatory changes, they’ve expanded the hop-centric festival into a celebration of rosé, sparkling wine, and champagne, too.

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Celebrate the Solstice with Whetstone, Ela, and Southwark

Bainbridge Green Park/Friends of Bainbridge Green

Wednesday, June 21st marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere — the time when the tilt of Earth on its axis puts us closest to the sun. That makes it the longest day of the year, and three of Queen Village’s top restaurants have teamed up to make the most of it with a street festival on Bainbridge Green tomorrow night.

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Celebrate Beer, Champagne and Rosé at Hawthorne’s Block Party

Hawthorne's/Yelp

Hawthorne’s/Yelp

Hawthorne’s Biercafé — the bottle shop and eatery at 11th and Fitzwater Streets that keeps the neighborhood buzzed with more than 1000 craft beer bottles — knows and loves IPAs. And this weekend, they’re celebrating the beer style known for its dank, juicy flavor alongside its pink and bubbly cousins with the 8th Annual IPA, Champagne, and Rosé Block Party.

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Hawthornes Is Throwing Its IPA Block Party This Weekend

hawthornes-logo-400This Saturday, May 9th, from 12 noon to 8 p.m., Hawthornes is throwing its 6th annual IPA Block Party. The party blocks off 11th Street between Fitzwater and Catharine Streets and is free to enter. The block party is also kid and pet friendly. All the beer is $5 (cash only) a pour. In addition to 36 IPAs pouring, there will be “over the top” street food, and live local music all day from New Pony, George Ugo Blues Band and Ill Swill.

For the Hop Heads, this event has all of the heavy hitters from the IPA world.
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Guide to OutFest 2014: Gay DJs at Dilworth Park, a Stimulus and Pulse Mashup Party, Stonewall Kickball’s Pub Crawl, and More

The party is always hoping on Camac Street, between U Bar and Venture Inn. | Photo by Josh Middleton

The party is always hoping on Camac Street, between U Bar and Venture Inn. | Photo by Josh Middleton

The 24th annual OutFest is on Sunday, but there’s no reason why you shouldn’t celebrate National Coming Out Day all weekend. To keep you on your gay-game we’ve rounded up the best events so you’ll know how to whoop it up from Thursday night till the sun goes down Sunday.

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GreenStreet Coffee Roasters’ 3rd Annual Block Party

10346361_684489174977984_8602914258082386976_nAlter Street prepare yourselves, because it’s almost time for GreenStreet Coffee Roasters’ 3rd annual block party. On Saturday, August 16th, the Philadelphia-based, fair trade coffee company will be hosting a day devoted to beer, barbecue, music, games and of course, their coffee.

The merrymaking starts on the 1900 block of Alter Street in Point Breeze at 1 p.m and runs until 7 p.m. The event is $10 and all of the proceeds are donated to the Fresh Artists Program and Deva Watson’s Palates To Palettes. Both organizations support the continuation of art education in Philadelphia schools.

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Shops at Liberty Place Block Party Kicking Off Wawa Welcome America Saturday

Eighties R&B group New Edition will be honored at Wawa Welcome America's TK.

Eighties R&B group New Edition will be honored by Mayor Nutter at Wawa Welcome America’s kickoff event, the Liberty Block Party.

Philly’s weeklong Wawa Welcome America festival is just around the corner, and this year, for the first time in its history, it’s going to be kicked off with a summer block party. The streets around the Shops at Liberty Place will be closed down for the Liberty Block Party on Saturday, June 28th. The fete will last from noon to 10 p.m.

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