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Shake Shack’s 2nd Annual Winter Duathlon, hosted by the folks of Shack Track and Field, is headed our way February 18th, and you are going to want to reserve your spot right this second—trust us.
According to Shack Track and Field’s Facebook page, the event kicks off at 7:45 p.m. with a free Flywheel class in Center City. After getting your spin on, you’ll take a two-mile run to the University City Shack, where you’ll get your grub on—because hellooo, after all that spinning and running, you totally deserve some cheese fries. Oh, and did I mention your first drink is on them? I told you you were going to want to RSVP, stat.
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The Shake Shack in University City is having an art contest and it works like this: from now until January 31st, anyone who feels touched by the cheeseburger muse can create an original work of Shake Shack inspired art, drop it off at the University City Shack (32nd and Chestnut) on any day of the week (and at any time except the lunch and dinner rushes, 11:30am-2pm and 6pm-8pm), and it’ll get hung on the walls.
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So you guys know about the McRib, right? It’s some kind of mutant, boneless pork sandwich that McDonald’s releases on the world every now and then. People go nuts over it for a lot of reasons, but one of the big ones is that its not available all the time. It’s a limited release, and that makes the McRib special.
Shake Shack has been doing something similar for the past few months–putting their Shackmeister Burger (the first major, burger-based addition to their menu since 2012) onto menus in select locations, then pulling it off again, offering it as a special, then making it go away. But starting on January 1 of 2015, the Shackmeister (pictured above) is going to become a permanent addition to the menu of Shacks nationwide.
But there’s something special just for Philly, too.
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From today, Tuesday October 28, through Friday, October 31, all Philly Shake Shack locations will be serving their Halloween specials: The Halloweenie and the Shack O’Lantern Shake.
Shake Shack’s Halloweenie is a Vienna all-beef hot dog wrapped in bacon and topped with pumpkin-maple mustard–and it’ll only cost you $4.50.
As for the Shack O’Lantern? That’s vanilla frozen custard topped with pumpkin, marshmallow and autumn spices. It’s $5.50 for one of those which, yes, means that you can score both for a ten-spot.
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You’ll have to wait until you reach the end of the 50 miles to claim your free beer, but hey, totally worth it, right? And did I mention there will be free hot dogs, too? Yep: Free beer and hot dogs.
Here’s the deal: On November 1st, Shake Shack is teaming up with Breakaway Bikes for the first-ever Tour de Shack, a 50-mile bike ride that will take you to all three Shake Shacks in Philly. The ride will leave from the Center City Shake Shack, then, first stop: the King of Prussia Shake Shack. There, you can rest for a second (and refuel with a peanut butter milkshake, obviously), plus collect some sweet Shake Shack giveaways. From there you’ll go to the next and final stop, the University City Shake Shack, where you will be greeted with the beer and hot dogs mentioned above.
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The ever-popular joint Shake Shack has partnered up with Mural Arts to create a mural above the Sansom Shack.
The muralist selected for this project is Philadelphia native David Guinn. Since 1998, Guinn has painted more than 35 murals throughout Philadelphia and other cities in North Americ,a including New York, Washington DC, and Montréal. His work has been shown in galleries and museums including The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, and The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery at University of the Arts.
The mural, titled Summer Rendezvous, “captures the whimsy and family-friendly spirit of the Shake Shack experience while paying homage to Philadelphia’s verdant parks and green spaces.”
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A prototype of the mural, drawn the way it will be painted on the wall directly above Shake Shack at 2000 Sansom Street.
Pretty soon Shake Shack will be more than a place to slurp milkshakes and throw back a burger or two, it will serve as a bastion of public art.
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Want to be among the first to run on the soon-to-open Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk? On October 1st, Schuylkill River Development Corporation and Friends of Schuylkill Banks will be opening it up one day before its public debut to 200 lucky runners.
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Ok, so people are saying that summer is winding down. Labor Day is right around the corner, the kids are all going back to school, the grocery stores are already full of Halloween candy. But the surest sign that we’re in the final throes of the season? Corn dogs are back at Shake Shack.
Just like they did last year, the Shake Shack crew will be adding corn dogs and a Peach Pie Oh My concrete to the menu, starting Friday. They will only be available (along with pints of Shack X IPA) through Monday, September 1. After that they, like summer 2014, will only be a memory…
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Don your red, white and blue and head over to Shake Shack to celebrate America’s independence and the highly-anticipated return of July 4th Weekend at Shake Shack Philly.
Beginning today, July 3rd through July 6th Shake Shack in Center City, University City, and King of Prussia will be serving up fan favorites like the Shack Corn Dog, a Vienna all-beef hot dog dipped in Shack-made corn batter and served with Rick’s Picks sweet corn relish ($4.50). Don’t forget to finish off your meal with the oh so patriotic and oh so delicious Blueberry Pie Oh My Concrete. This blue and white dessert is a vanilla frozen custard blended with a slice of Shack-made blueberry pie (Single: $4.25/Double: $6.50).
Happy Birthday America and a happy 10 years to Shake Shack!
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