Philadelphia gets ready for Jay-Z

Philadelphia is currently a hive of activity as construction of stages and tents gets underway for Jay-Z’s ‘Made in America’ music festival. Held over Labor Day Weekend, officials expect 100,000 fans to descend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway where the extravaganza will take place. Marking the first...

‘Open Air’ Giant Light Installation Opening Date Announced

The giant 3-D light installation set to illuminate the skies above Benjamin Franklin Parkway will début this September. Commissioned by the Association for Public Art (aPA) in conjunction with the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and the 2012 Design Philadelphia Festival, the temporary installation, named...

A Cause for Celebration – It’s Back to School for Youngsters

For many children across America it was back to school this week, after a summer of both sun and fun; and in Philly, this was cause for celebration. No doubt parents were rubbing their hands together with glee, the holidays are over and entertaining the kids 24/7 is no longer a must, but that’s not what...

Philadelphia Zoo Animal’s Given More Freedom

In the first of its kind, Philadelphia Zoo has launched a network of trails to enable its residents to live far more freely than ever thought in captivity. Unveiled on Thursday, the trails allow animals from lemurs to bears, apes to cats explore new realms of the zoo, making their own choices and improving...

Calling all Animal Lovers – Bear Necessities Need You

Bear Necessities Pet Pantry in Philadelphia is in need of a helping hand from all you animal lovers out there. Calling for donations and pet supplies, the non-profit organisation, Bear Necessities serves Philadelphia and the West Chester areas. Run by volunteers from Philadelphia Animal Care & Control...

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