On the second Sunday of each month, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens holds”Family Jams,” a chance for kids (and even some adults) to make their own magic.
The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia offers walking tours of neighborhoods and neighborhood architecture all over the area, pointing out things you probably would have missed on your own.
Philadelphia is quite a player on the world stage, but because we’re sandwiched between New York and Washington, people don’t always remember it. Zabeth Teelucksingh has a plan to fix that.
You may not know this, but there’s a lot of green spaces often hidden from view in South Philly.
Mandi Woodruff is editor of the personal finance section at Business Insider. Her recent visit to Philadelphia delighted and amazed her.
One of the biggest attractions at the annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival has always been watching Beiler’s Donuts being made, and then eating them fresh from the kettle.
Keith Bellows, executive vice president of National Geographic Travel, was in Philadelphia recently, checking it out for his next book.
We hear stories all the time about Philadelphia back in the day. But here’s some you may not have heard from Philadelphia author and the founding president of the Philadelphia Tour Guides Association, Ed Mauger.
The band is called Philayva (pronounced “flay-vah”), and that unusual spelling gives you a clue to what makes it special.
A new tour includes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial but also the Korean War Memorial, the Irish Memorial, the Scottish Memorial, the Immigration Memorial, the Columbus Memorial, and more.
A big event that started in France and has since spread around the world is happening in Philadelphia for the first time.
A group of artists are selling their goods inside an historic room of the Philadelphia Art Alliance, for the benefit of the cultural foundation.
The famous “Brooklyn Flea” is expanding to Northern Liberties, starting June 2nd.
A new open air market is coming to Philadelphia, giving artists a chance to show off their work and buyers a chance to discover an up-and-coming artist.
Friday, May 10th, is National Public Gardens Day, and Philadelphia is home to more gardens than any other city in the country.
The Rock School of Dance Education, at Broad Street and Washington Avenue, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Some plays start with a script. For others, you make it up as you go along.
“Suiting Warriors” collects business clothing for military veterans, particularly those from the post-9/11 wars.
We’ve been crawling toward spring for what seems like weeks now, so if you’re looking for some new and different things to do, Atlantic City says, “Hey, don’t forget about us!”
Even the Phillies are getting in on the fun, there will be a Science Day at the Ballpark.
The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center is debuting a new event, “Culture and Conversation,” and you’re invited.
“We have about twelve of them left at this point, and we guard them very carefully,” notes Lucy Strackhouse of the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust.
It’s like the Auto Show or the Flower Show, but for scientists!
Philadelphia art collectors Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz have amassed an an impressive collection of “outsider” art which is being prepared for exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Sometimes great things can come out of near tragedies.
You probably pass by works of art honoring famous people every day in this area, and many of them you know. But there are others…
The awards are a chance for small nonprofit organizations to strut their stuff on video — and get some real help in the process.
“Probably his most famous saying is, ‘A penny saved is a penny earned,’ but he really did not say that,” notes a local man who portrays the Founding Father.
The concert begins at 4pm on MLK Day at Martin Luther King High School, and the orchestra’s new music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will be there.
“Fuel the Cure” is a Philadelphia-based, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization that connects young professionals while at the same time raising money for charitable organizations.