Summer 2015

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Bummer: Giant 1,000-Foot Slip ‘N Slide Won’t Be Coming to Philly This Summer

Back in January, we told you guys about the awesome 1,000-foot Slip ‘N Slide the folks from Slide the City were planning to bring to […]

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BlackStar Film Festival Returns to Philly

The fourth annual BlackStar Film Festival premieres in Philly on Thursday, July 30 and will continue until August 2. Audiences can look forward to a weekend of more […]

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Philadelphia Zoo to Host Summer Ale Festival

Beer enthusiasts are welcome to raise a glass to the animal kingdom during the Philadelphia Zoo’s annual Summer Ale Festival. On Saturday, July 25th visitors can attend an evening filled […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Playing Two Free Concerts This Summer

For the fifteenth year in a row Philadelphians can witness live performances by a world-renowned ensemble for free. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs two shows this […]

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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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Catch a Fireworks Show Before Fourth of July Weekend [UPDATED]

UPDATED: The U.S. Army Band performance has been cancelled, and the fireworks show has been postponed to Sunday, June 28th at 9:15 pm. Firework fanatics […]

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10 Festivals to Visit Outside the City This Summer

Summer is finally, officially upon us. Because the city can get a bit stifling over these warmest of months, we’ve put together a list of […]

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Adam Levine, Nick Jonas Playing Beach Concert in Atlantic City

Live Nation and Atlantic City announced today that Maroon 5 will play a beach concert on Sunday, August 16th with special guests Nick Jonas and […]

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Here’s When Your Neighborhood Pool Will Open for Summer

If you’ve been waiting impatiently for your neighborhood pool to fill up with water, you’re in for some relief. Today, the City kicked off the […]

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Roaring Twenties-Inspired Pop-Up Coming to Glen Foerd Mansion

This summer, the opulent Glen Foerd Mansion will come alive with a Roaring Twenties lawn party complete with jazz, Prohibition-era cocktails and more. Jazz Age on the Delaware kicks […]

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Free Summer Concert Series and Yoga Classes Kick Off in King of Prussia

This week, King of Prussia Business Improvement District relaunched a summertime arts initiative that gives locals something unique to do at lunchtime. Rock Your Lunch! is a free summer concert […]

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Popsicles Reinvented: 15 Droolworthy (and Healthy!) Recipes to Try

Take a look at this weekend’s weather forecast, folks. It’s gonna be a hot one. Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no way around […]

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101 Best Things to Do in and Around Philadelphia This Summer

Who cares about the date of the solstice: We are past Memorial Day, and that means it is summertime. As usual, there are a multitude […]

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Here Are the Summer Movies Worth Getting Excited About

Sure, technically the 2015 Summer Blockbuster season started May 1st, but we figured we’d wait for the dust to clear somewhat before choosing the films […]

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Swimming Holes Worth Discovering in and Around Philly

If the closest thing you’ve got to a pool or shore house is a hose and sprinkler, you’re in luck: The region has plenty of […]