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Break out the bikes, roller skates and comfy shoes: Philly Free Streets returns to North Broad Street for another year of car-free, fresh-air fun!

The fourth edition of this free event takes place on Saturday, August 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., giving residents and visitors a chance to walk, run, bike and play along four miles of the temporarily car-free thoroughfare from City Hall to Butler Street.

PHILLY FREE STREETS FAST FACTS
  • Philly Free Streets takes place on Saturday, August 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • The four-mile route stretches between City Hall and Butler Street on North Broad Street.
  • The route is closed to vehicular traffic to allow walkers, runners and bikers to move about freely.
  • The event is free and open to the public, and features fun activities along the route.

Residents and visitors can also check out tons of free activities along the route, including the Beach on North Broad, a pop-up picnic, free admission at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, multiple fitness opportunities and more.

What Is Philly Free Streets?

Philly Free Streets launched in 2016 to promote active transportation methods and to encourage exploration of the city’s neighborhoods.

The 2016 event took place on South Street, while 2017’s Free Streets connected Philadelphia’s Historic District to El Centro de Oro in North Philadelphia. 2018’s event stretched along North Broad Street from City Hall to Erie streets, while 2019’s event covers the same ground but extends one block further north to Butler Street.

All non-motorized forms of transportation are permitted along the route. That said, Philly Free Streets is accessible to people with mobility limitations who use motorized wheelchairs, scooters, pedal-assist bikes and adaptive bicycles.

Free Streets participants can also rent a bike at the Indego bikeshare station at Broad and Girard streets.

(Photo by A. Yee for the City of Philadelphia)
Throughout the day, Philly Free Streets attendees can look forward to fitness classes, a pop-up picnic, a free one-day summer camp courtesy of Temple University and more.
What to Do Along the Route

Free Streets-goers can partake in plenty of activities along the entire stretch of the Philly Free Streets route.

Kick off the morning at 9 a.m. at the Philadelphia School District building (440 N. Broad Street) for Mayor Jim Kenney’s annual power walk. During the walk, enjoy tunes by student musicians, a book giveaway and more.

Other fitness opportunities include free 30-minute workouts courtesy of CHARGE Performance and Wellness, dance lessons and a dance contest at Uptown Theatre, interactive jump roping with Philly Girls Jump at Sullivan Progress Plaza, and the Slay Like Beyonce Dance and Fitness class at the B A Gem stage at Broad and Butler streets.

For art lovers, Mural Arts Philadelphia sets up shop in its Mural Mobile at Broad Street and Fairmount Avenue for make-and-take art activities. Also, guests stopping by get a chance to pick up some sidewalk chalk and transform the Fairmount Triangle into a colorful street mural.

(Photo by A. Yee for the City of Philadelphia)
Philly Free Streets provides plenty of free, interactive activities for guests to enjoy, including the chance to create a mural using sidewalk chalk.

Additionally, artists from Painting with a Twist help attendees paint masterpieces at Zion Baptist Church. Also at the church, get a free manicure courtesy of a Philadelphia police officer.

Hungry Free Streeters can stop by the B A GEM pop-up picnic at Broad Street and Germantown Avenue to grab a bite to go, and rest stations are set up at Poplar Street, Cecil B. Moore Street, Susquehanna Avenue, Lehigh Avenue and Clearfield Street.

Other highlights for the day include pay-as-you-wish admission at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the return of the Then And Now: Black History on Broad Street scavenger hunt for guests interested in learning about North Broad Street’s rich African American history and Temple University’s free one-day summer camp.

(Photo by A. Yee for City of Philadelphia)
The Philly Free Streets route is closed to traffic for five full hours and open to all people-powered, non-motorized transport.

For the full schedule of activities and all of the location details for each event, click here.

The Beach on North Broad

The popular Beach on North Broad — a 1,500-square foot beach with 50 tons of sand — returns for Philly Free Streets 2019 at Broad and Master streets. The beach is open on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and comes complete with a giant Adirondack chair, umbrellas and beach chairs, hammocks and more.

(Photo courtesy North Broad Renaissance)
The Beach on North Broad returns to Broad and Master streets with 50 tons of sand and a full schedule of fun activities on Saturday, August 3, and Sunday, August 4.

Look forward to an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic, hoola hoop fun courtesy of Spin Coalition, and get ready to play some beach blanket bingo to win cool prizes.

The Route Map

Philly Free Streets closes a four-mile stretch of North Broad Street, from City Hall to Butler Street in North Philadelphia.

There is no formal starting point or finish line, so attendees can enter or exit at any point along the event footprint.

Get excited to get moving at this great event on Saturday, August 3!

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This month’s exciting concert calendar makes the August humidity bearable.

Philly kicks off a month of music with standout shows in Camden at the BB&T Pavilion and closes with the eighth-annual Made In America Festival along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. If you’re keen on inside shows, Shawn Mendes has a show at the Wells Fargo Center.

A sorry in advance to Jonas Brothers, Queen, Ringo Starr, Backstreet Boys and Tame Impala fans: The artists’ shows are sold out. (Though you can inquire about resale options.)

Keep your eyes peeled for select performances this month (noted below) as part of the Visit Philly Live Nation Package. Fans can turn up their show-going experience with up to $230 in free perks like late hotel checkout, free venue parking and much more.

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A solid week of summer fun lies ahead, Philly!

The XPoNential Music Festival returns for 2019 to the BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Park in Camden with an eclectic lineup of indie up-and-comers as well as established bands and musicians. Headliners this year include Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Blondie and Hozier.

Popular comedians — like Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael — come to stages around the city as well for the first-ever First Amendment Comedy Takeover. Comedy fans can score tickets to live comedy podcast recordings, stand-up performances and more this week at venues like The Fillmore Philadelphia and The Met Philadelphia.

Another hotly anticipated summer festival, the East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, fills five South Philly blocks on Sunday with food, drinks, music and more than 200 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles.

It’s also the last call for dining deals in Ardmore and University City, as each neighborhood’s respective restaurant week continues through Sunday.

And it’s easy to beat the July heat with a refreshing drink this week at events like Parks on Tap at Fairmount Water Works, Trails on Tap at Riverfront Park in Royersford, a special Shark Week happy-hour event at Adventure Aquarium and the annual SmörgåsBeer beer festival at the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Check out all of our picks for this week in Philly, below.

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The Benjamin Franklin Parkway gets a jolt of color and energy this summer courtesy of one of Philly’s most exciting pop-up attractions.

The Oval+ returns Friday, July 19, bringing dozens of free activities and events, food and drink options and even a basketball court to Philadelphia’s most famous thoroughfare every Wednesday to Sunday through August 18.

THE OVAL+ FAST FACTS
  • The Oval+ is open every Wednesday to Sunday from July 19 to August 18.
  • New offerings for 2019 include pop-up sports areas and a double-decker bus turned boom box.
  • Programming includes free fitness classes and alfresco movie screenings, plus a beer garden and food trucks.

The 2019 season at The Oval+ features all the amenities visitors have grown to love  — like the giant sandbox, a water-misting pavilion, rotating food trucks and a gorgeous beer garden — plus a newly expanded programming schedule that takes the fun beyond Eakins Oval to other locations along the Parkway.

(Photo by A. Yee)
The Oval+ has more programming in 2019 than ever before, including returning favorites like the giant sandbox and a misting pavilion.
New This Year Activities Along the Parkway

A trio of parks and museums along Benjamin Franklin Parkway host their own mini block parties throughout the four-week run of The Oval+.

A “MAKE” area outside the Barnes Foundation inspires creativity with outdoor learning classrooms and a shipping container transformed into a slick gallery space.

In front of the Rodin Museum, a “HEAR” block is outfitted with art installations and a retrofitted double-decker bus that serves as both a giant boom box and a snack bar.

Von Colln Park, at Pennsylvania Avenue and Art Museum Drive, completes the trifecta with a “PLAY” area made for four square, tetherball, badminton or a game of hoops at a pop-up basketball court. On Fridays, folks can show off their table-tennis skills during pingpong tournaments.

(Photo courtesy Felix St. Fort)
The Oval+ is full of art workshops and installations in 2019, including Felix St. Fort’s Vector 2 mural at Eakins Oval.
The Art

Every year, The Oval+ gets spruced up with a new ground mural at Eakins Oval. This year, that comes courtesy of Mural Arts Philadelphia artist Felix St. Fort, who created a vibrant, zig-zaggy work that trips the mind with cool 3D imagery.

That’s complemented with a series of bright, playful sculpture works by artist NDA. The oversized objects are specifically designed to engage passersby, who are encouraged to take creative Oval+ selfies.

Opening and Weekly Events

The Oval+ officially opens on Friday, July 19 at 5 p.m. with all-ages activities, music from Boom 103.9 FM and a 9 p.m. screening of Black Panther.

From there, guests can find something going on every Wednesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Dozens of free events and activities are planned around themes, like Wellness Wednesdays fitness classes; Arts & Culture Thursdays dance parties and storytimes with drag queens; and Food & Flicks Fridays, with a rotating lineup of food trucks and late-night film screenings.

(Photo by A. Yee)
The Oval+ hosts events every Wednesday through Sunday, July 19 – August 18, including SilentPhilly headphone dance parties on Thursdays.

Game Day Saturdays feature weekly quizzo and cornhole matches in the beer garden, and Family Fun Sundays start with free yoga classes before revving up for an energetic kids party with dancing, tons of games and face painting.

Visit The Oval+ website for the full schedule of events and activities.

Food and Drink

The Oval+ boasts more food and drink options this year than ever before.

Visitors can stop by the bus for a selection of Philly-centric snacks and suds like soft pretzels, Rita’s Italian Ice, La Colombe coffee, and beer from Fishtown’s Mainstay Independent Brewing Company.

For more variety, head to the beer garden at Eakins Oval for 14 beers on draft and in cans, four types of boozy slushies, and a host of cocktails, wine and non-alcoholic drinks.

Chayatee Thai and food trucks like Lil Pop Shop and The Cow and the Curd serve the grub.

(Rendering courtesy PORT Urbanism)
The Oval+ programming extends along a portion of Benjamin Franklin Parkway in 2019, with activations at the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, Von Colln Park and Eakins Oval.
Getting There & Getting Around

The Oval+ is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a short walk from Center City attractions, and serviced by several SEPTA public transit routes.

Five Indego bike share stations offer docking options near The Oval+ activity centers.

The outbound outer lanes on the north side of the Parkway are closed to vehicles between 20th Street and Art Museum Drive through August 25. The outbound Parkway bike lane remains open, as do North 20th, North 21st and North 22nd streets.

Check out The Oval+ map for an overview of program locations.

Don’t miss your chance to explore all the fun The Oval+ has to offer!

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This weekend in Philadelphia welcomes fun things to do, great places to relax and impressive performances to watch.

One of Philly’s favorite pop-ups is back! The Oval+, the summertime Benjamin Franklin Parkway pop-up park, opens for the season on Friday with expanded creative programming that includes art installations, outdoor movie nights, sport courts and a giant, all-ages sandbox.

Ardmore Restaurant Week and University City Dining Days deals continue through the weekend with fixed-price multi-course lunches and dinners at dozens of restaurants across the two neighborhoods.

Continuing the food trend, Peddler’s Village pays tribute to National Blueberry Month with its two-day Bluegrass and Blueberries festival, where the superfruit gets top billing on menus, in shops and at eating contests.

The New Hope Film Festival begins this weekend, offering 89 international indie films (and air conditioning) over 11 days. Also on the arts front, the We the People Improv Festival brings comedic troupes from around the country to the local stage, and the Philadelphia Podcast Festival, invites audiences to live recordings of shows about feminism, city issues, Black empowerment, sports and more.

Select concerts this weekend — including the Jason Aldean show at BB&T Pavilion on Sunday — are part of the Visit Philly Live Nation Package, offering up to $230 in free perks like hotel and concert venue parking, late checkout and more.

The easiest way to take advantage of all these fun weekend offerings is with a sleepover. Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package for a summer weekend getaway featuring up to $286 in free perks, including free tickets to the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes exhibition at The Franklin Institute.

Follow Uwishunu on Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philadelphia.

 

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Happy mid-July, Philadelphia! The unofficial halfway point of summer is here, and the city is full of awesome things to do.

The Oval+ summertime pop-up kicks off another season on Saturday with an expanded footprint (all the way down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway), creative programming, sport courts and the return of the popular giant sandbox.

Hungry diners can score deals at more than 50 restaurants across two major food destinations this week. Ardmore Restaurant Week kicks off Monday and University City Dining Days begins Thursday, each offering two- and three-course lunch and dinner deals at select restaurants for as little as $10.

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and Philly attractions celebrate all week long. The Franklin Institute hosts community events, stargazing evenings and a day of demonstrations, plus the Mercer Museum, The African American Museum in Philadelphia and the Wagner Free Institute of Science host their own tributes.

Those in search of the avant-garde can check out three fringey festivals that kick off this week — We the People Improv Festival, the Philadelphia Podcast Festival and the New Hope Film Festival.

Also coming up: New locations for pop-up beer gardens Parks on Tap and Trails on Tap, Bluegrass and Blueberries in Peddler’s Village and John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons.

Check out all of our picks for this week in Philly, below.

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This summer weekend in Philly is full of festivals and can’t-miss live music events!

The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival enters its final days of 2019. Don’t miss your last chance to check out 29 jaw-dropping displays, fun live performances, delicious food and drink, and more in Franklin Square.

Phoenixville celebrates its role in the 1950s horror movie The Blob all weekend long during Blobfest, including a reenactment of the scene where terrified patrons flee the Colonial Theatre.

Those craving fresh fruit can head to the Blueberry Festival at Linvilla Orchards on Saturday, where the pick-your-own hours start early and pie-eating contests are part of the all-ages fun.

The Phillies play a three-game series against the Washington Nationals this weekend, with fireworks shows after the games on Friday and Saturday nights.

Saturday marks the start of The Food Trust Market at Cherry Street Pier — the city’s largest open-air food market on the waterfront — kicking off a weekly event that runs through mid-November.

And World Cafe Live plays host to the annual Nuevofest with a full day of contemporary Latin music performances on Sunday.

Select concerts this weekend — including Florida Georgia Line at BB&T Pavilion on Saturday — are part of the Visit Philly Live Nation Package, offering up to $230 in free perks like hotel and concert venue parking, late checkout and more.

The easiest way to take advantage of all these fun weekend offerings is with a sleepover. Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package for a summer weekend getaway featuring up to $286 in free perks, including free tickets to the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes exhibition at The Franklin Institute.

Follow Uwishunu on Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philadelphia.

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The Delaware River waterfront is now home to an exciting shopping destination.

The Food Trust’s Market at Cherry Street Pier opens Saturday, July 13 as a massive open-air shopping emporium, combining a farmers market experience with fun block-party vibes.

FAST FACTS
  • The Food Trust’s Market at Cherry Street Pier runs Saturdays from July 13 to November 16.
  • Guests enjoy a rotating lineup of over 50 food and retail vendors, live music and more.
  • The Cherry Street Pier bar offers beers and sweeping river views.

At the market, guests find a rotating lineup of more than 50 food, drink and retail vendors, locally made art, food trucks and live music every single Saturday through November 16.

Overview and Market Essentials

The Food Trust dreamed up this market as a way to combine two of its most popular recurring events: its citywide farmers markets and Night Market Philadelphia, the fun nighttime food-truck festival that pops up in various Philly neighborhoods each summer and fall.

The result is an exciting shopping experience that fills the recently refurbished — and oh-so-photogenic — Cherry Street Pier with an array of locally grown goods to stock up shoppers’ pantries (and fillt heir bellies).

(Photo courtesy The Food Trust)
The food offerings at The Food Trust’s Market at Cherry Street Pier include fresh, affordable produce and food truck fare from local restaurants like
  • Anatolian Delight
  • Authentik Byrek
  • Li Ping Corn Company
  • Tamay’s Food Truck

Grocery

The Market at Cherry Street Pier exemplifies the Food Trust’s commitment to building community and increasing access to fresh, affordable produce.

On the grocery front, shoppers can score a wide range of produce from Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative and the Potato Homestead; in-season fruits, cider and baked goods from Frecon Farms and Sharrah Orchards; and delicious cheeses and meats from Birchrunhill Farms.

For shoppers looking to spruce up their abode, CIS Work Artists is on hand with artwork for sale, and folks can nab on-trend furniture and knickknacks from Funkaesthetik and North Starr, artisanal soaps from Sea Foam Soap Company and fresh-cut flowers from Hickory Grove Gardens.

Where to Eat and Drink

A host of local restaurants and food trucks will also be onsite for quick bites while residents and visitors shop.

Guests can fill up on noodles, dumplings and other Asian-inspired fare at Dump N Roll, Slurp and Little Noodle Pasta Co.

High Street on Market, Chilly Banana and La Chocolatera satisfy sweet-tooth cravings with pastries, refreshing banana whips and drinking chocolate, respectively. And caffeine fixes are well satiated with brain-jolting cups of Vietnamese coffee from Càphê Roasters.

Lastly, a rotating list of food trucks park right out front, including Double Trouble Waffles & French Toast, Li Ping Corn Company and Poundcake Heaven.

Just want to sit back and take in the scene? The outdoor garden at Cherry Street Pier is open, so grab a beer or a glass of wine from the bar and people watch.

Opening and Live Entertainment

The market opens with an official bell ringing on Saturday, July 13 and is open every Saturday through November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Guests can catch live music at the market every weekend courtesy of the innovative young musicians from Orchestra 2001, who will be roving around Cherry Street Pier and doing pop-up performances throughout the spot’s 16-week run.

A more-complete entertainment lineup is still to be announced.

Have a blast exploring this awesome riverside marketplace!

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Philadelphia’s long-overlooked role in shaping American landscape painting finally gets its day in the sun in an enlightening new exhibition now on view at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA).

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson: Landscapes of the Early American Republic, running now through December 29 at PAFA, utilizes 100 years’ worth of paintings, prints and decorative arts to make the case that artists in Philly were cranking out gorgeous American landscape paintings long before the famed Hudson River School in New York swooped in and got all the credit.

FAST FACTS
  • From the Schuylkill to the Hudson is on view now through December 29.
  • The exhibit features nearly 120 works of art created between 1776 and 1876.
  • Represented artists include Thomas Cole, Charles Willson Peale and Horace Pippin.
  • Entry is included with a general admission ticket to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

The exhibition — featuring works that showcase a lush Philadelphia Countryside untouched by development  — is a treat for traditional art lovers, history buffs and proud Philadelphians alike.

Overview

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson marks the first major examination of the artists in Philadelphia who created and displayed iconic American landscape paintings before the genre became synonymous with New York State’s Hudson River School.

("Fairmount Water Works," 1821, Thomas Birch. Oil on canvas, 20 1/8 x 30 1/16 inches. Bequest of Charles Graff. Image courtesy the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.)
In From the Schuylkill to the Hudson, museum-goers take a scenic tour of the local landscape as captured by Philly painters from the Early American Republic to the Centennial Exhibition of 1876.

That point is driven home in nearly 120 paintings, prints and ceramics that were created in the Philadelphia region between 1776 and 1876 by visionaries like Charles Willson Peale, Joshua Shaw, William Russell Birch and Thomas Cole, the guy who actually founded the Hudson River School in the mid-19th century.

These artists perfected their craft by painting the Philadelphia region’s lush and largely untouched landscapes. Notable Philadelphia landmarks making appearances in the riveting exhibition include Wissahickon Valley Park, the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers, Schuylkill Falls, Fairmount Water Works and Memorial Hall (now the site of the Please Touch Museum).

Layout and Highlights

From the Schuylkill to the Hudson spreads out over multiple galleries in PAFA’s Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, beginning with a nod to the Lenape Native Americans, the first people to inhabit the lands depicted in the galleries.

Guests then move on to view Philadelphia portraits and regional landscape paintings before coming upon a collection of major Hudson River School works acquired by PAFA over the last decade.

Those include gorgeous depictions of more-northern environs like the Susquehanna River and the Hudson River by Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, David Johnson, Frederic Church and Thomas Moran.

("Two Women in the Woods," 1870, Thomas Moran. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 in. Orton P. Jackson Fund in memory of Emily Penrose Jackson. Image courtesy the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.)
The exhibit — the first to look at Philly’s role in the development of American landscape painting — also shows how Philadelphia-area artists influenced the Hudson River School, including works by artists like Thomas Moran (left).

The exhibition closes with American landscape paintings created after 1886 by African Americans and women, including Horace Pippin, Edward Bannister, Elizabeth Osborne and Marian Sloane.

Related Programming

Several events and workshops allow guests the chance to dive deeper into the themes explored in From the Schuylkill to the Hudson. 

The Fairmount Water Works hosts a multi-week workshop called Watercolors On the Water, where students learn a variety of water-coloring techniques and then create their own works of art inspired by the Schuylkill River. The class meets from 1 to 4 p.m. from July 13 to August 10, and admission is $150.

On Saturday, August 3, residents and visitors can take a mile-long walking tour along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway that begins at PAFA and ends at the Water Works. The tour is ideal for history buffs interested in hearing stories about some of the earliest buildings erected along the Parkway. A ticket is $15 and includes admission to From the Schuylkill to the Hudson.

For a super in-depth view of From the Schuylkill to the Hudson, check out the Learning to Look tour at PAFA on Saturday, September 28. Art-expert tour guides like curator Anna O’Marley lead attendees on an up-close-and-personal walkthrough of the exhibit to spotlight minute botanical details in the paintings that may go unnoticed on a typical visit to the galleries. That costs $25 to attend.

For even more programming related to From the Schuylkill to the Hudson, go here.

Take this opportunity to check out this gorgeous (and pro-Philly) exhibition!

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Philly’s dining scene is brimming with fresh, local ingredients — some frozen to perfection — at upcoming food and drink events.

National Blueberry Month means the superfruit is at markets, on menus and baked into delicious treats. Plus, two top countryside attractions have delicious blueberry festivals on the horizon.

Also over the next two weeks in Philly: Beer gardens pop up in four locations, wine slushies keep people cool and a new farmers market makes its debut.

Check out our guide to upcoming food and drink events around Philadelphia.

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