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Showcasing local events from smaller nightclub & concert shows to large, non-music related events like the Tattoo Arts Convention & Philadelphia Auto Show.

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    27 2017 June

    Chester County Balloon Festival 2017

    This past weekend marked the 11th anniversary of the Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival, which was held again at the New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon, PA.  The Chester County Balloon Festival is a non-profit...

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    11 2017 June

    The Bacon and Beer Classic

    Booze, bacon, and Brotherly Love: The Bacon and Beer Classic had it all. Occupying the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons, the festival transformed the space into a bacon and beer lover’s paradise with all manner of meaty...

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    26 2017 April

    2017 NFL Draft Preview

    24 hours from now, the 2017 NFL Draft will already be under way. Philly has been abuzz for quite some time about hosting the draft here on the famed Rocky steps of the Art Museum,...

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Bernie Sanders Rally at Drexel University

April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

ED/OP Bernie Sanders Rally at Drexel University’s Liacouras Center Bernie Sanders made a brief campaign stop in Philly at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center on Monday April 25th, 2016 on the eve of the Pennsylvania Primary. With nearly twice as many Democratic delegates up for grabs as any of the other 4 states with primaries today (CT,...

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ED/OP Bernie Sanders Rally at Temple University’s Liacouras Center 4:55PM We drive 8 blocks to just shy of Broad and Norris and park our car amongst a litany of food trucks and campus security kiosks. Having received notification of this event a mere 72 hours previous (and our ability to cover it sometime within the...

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2016 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

America’s oldest Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 5-13, 2016. The Philadelphia Flower show is always one of our favorite events and we aren’t alone. 250,000 people are expected to visit this year’s show over nine days. We got a sneak peek at this year’s show before it opens to the public...

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2016 Philadelphia Auto Show Preview

January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from January 30 to February 7, 2016. Now in its mind-boggling 115th year, it has grown to one of the largest auto shows in the Nation. Spanning a 700,000 square-foot display throughout several rooms in the PA Convention Center, the show offers something for...

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Mad Decent Block Party 2015

August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

With an overcast sky on Thursday, August 6th and impending rain to come later in the evening, Mad Decent Block Party kicked off its first of two days of shows at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. Mad Decent Block Party is a favorite of young Philadelphians who show up in droves to “get white...

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