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Eakins Oval Is Getting a “Family Friendly” Extension for Summer

This summer, Eakins Oval park will be bigger than ever — so big, in fact, that it will spill out beyond the Oval itself. For […]

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Prepare for Travel Madness on the Parkway This Week

We told you to start planning for the 2017 NFL Draft Experience earlier this month – and hopefully you paid attention. The biggest – and worst […]

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Barack Obama in Philly: Joe Biden Told Me to “Get on the Wentz Wagon”

Barack Obama came to Philadelphia, and there was one thing on his mind: Carson Wentz. Okay, he had more on his mind than just the […]

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Road Closures for Obama Visit Cause Major Traffic Delays

https://twitter.com/WazeTrafficPhi/status/775677531160776705 President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art today is already causing major traffic snarls. Road closures in place for the president’s visit […]

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15 Outstanding Philly Arts Moments in 2015

Ticket arts writers weigh in on what they think are the most important local arts moments of 2015.  Brava, Diva! It’s been a banner year […]

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PHOTOS: Check Out the Oval Before It’s Covered in People

After being delayed after yesterday’s rain storm, the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation are ready to officially open Eakins Oval tonight on the […]

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Check Out the Awesome Mural Being Painted On the Ground at the Oval

The Oval opens this Thursday, July  16th, with an evening of activities including food trucks, face paintings and beer gardens, but the thing I’m most excited […]

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12 Great Places to Catch an Outdoor Movie in Philly This Summer

All summer, organizations across the city are setting up their projectors to host free screenings of American classics, mega blockbusters and even a few Philly […]

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Is Big Eakins Oval Exhibit Ripping Off Philly Artist?

Eager Philadelphians have been waiting with bated breath for the opening of The Oval’s “Future Sensations” exhibit, a giant light-up series of installations that have […]

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The Oval Releases Full Summer 2015 Schedule

As we mentioned before, Eakins Oval will kick off for the season on May 30th, with a massive light-up art installation out of France called “Future Sensations.” […]

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Eakins Oval Kicks Off With a Giant Light-Up Exhibit

Philly loves a pop-up experience, and starting May 30th, there will be one of glowing proportions invading Eakins Oval, as “Future Sensations,” a massive art installation, […]


The Oval Kicks Off with Something New from Yards

This Wednesday, July 16th, Eakins Oval will transform into more than just a parking lot on the Parkway. For the second summer, The Oval returns, as […]

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11 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Phillies Phestival, PHAIR, a Moth Story Slam, and More

We recommend checking out these events going on around Philly this week:

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Free Workouts and Juice at Eakins Oval on Sunday

Summer’s just around the corner, and the warm weather and sunshine means easing up on the gym in favor of breaking a sweat outside. So […]

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The Oval at the Art Museum Announces 2014 Lineup

The Eakins Oval — aka Philly’s Park on the Parkway that was created last year — has announced its activity lineup for 2014. The Oval […]