First Day of Summer - FREE Ice Cream at Dilworth Park

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PhillyBite Ice Cream Dilworth PlazaPhiladelphia, PA - Summer is ice cream season, and Turkey Hill is helping Philadelphians kick off the season in style with a “First Day of Summer” free ice cream giveaway in Dilworth Park. The celebration will include free samples of Turkey Hill’s new Decadent Delights ice cream bars and an appearance from its Giant Cow.


Stella and her 6-week-old baby giraffe Beau. (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Zoo)

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Philly Zoo - Philadelphia Zoo is thrilled to welcome a new baby giraffe, born to parents Stella and Gus on the evening of Sunday, June 10th. After a smooth delivery, mom and calf are doing well. This is the second offspring for Stella and Gus, who are also parents to seven-year-old Abigail, born at Philadelphia Zoo in July 2010.


Photos: Amaris Pollock

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Tuna Bar Philly - Going out for sushi now takes on a whole new meaning at The Tuna Bar in Old City in Philly. Starting on June 18th, which is also International Sushi Day—Executive Chef and Owner Ken Sze is bestowing his sushi-making skills to the public.


Thyme For Tailgating at Dead & Company

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - The journey of the Grateful Dead has been often described as a long, strange trip.  If you have ever spoken with someone who got to see “The Dead” while Jerry Garcia was alive, they would describe seeing them play as more than just a concert; it was an experience.  Over the decades of relentless touring across the country, their loyal fanbase developed ways to take tailgating to an entirely new level.


Thyme For Tailgating at Dead & Company

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - The journey of the Grateful Dead has been often described as a long, strange trip.  If you have ever spoken with someone who got to see “The Dead” while Jerry Garcia was alive, they would describe seeing them play as more than just a concert; it was an experience.  Over the decades of relentless touring across the country, their loyal fanbase developed ways to take tailgating to an entirely new level.


Philadelphia’s Rail Park Opens To The Public (Photo: CCD)

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PhillyBite Rails to TrailsPhiladelphia, PA - City and state officials, philanthropic organizations, cultural and business leaders, neighbors and civic groups joined Center City District (CCD) President and CEO Paul R. Levy and members of the public for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the official opening of Phase 1 of the Rail Park, a $10.8 million construction project that has transformed a blighted section of the former Reading Railroad Viaduct into an elevated park with walking paths, landscaping, lighting, swinging benches, and expansive city views. The project also included the reconstruction, landscaping and lighting of the 1300 block of Noble Street.


Philadlephia:Old City Eats Kicks Off on First Day of Summer

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Old City - Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on the First Day of Summer, Thursday, June 21, with the Old City Eats Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut Streets from 5:00-9:00pm. This includes an expansion into the parking lot on 2nd Street with even more food and entertainment in 2018!


Photo Pop Philly Exhibit

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Philadelphia, PAPhoto Pop Philly Exhibit - Something new and exciting is popping up in Philadelphia, and you won't want to want to miss it! This summer, Philly PR Girl and presenting sponsor Visit Philadelphia are introducing Photo Pop Philly, the first interactive pop-up exhibit of its kind in the city of Philadelphia.

Photo by Fauzan Saari

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite FIFA - Philly bars and taverns across the city are celebrating the 2018 FIFA World Cup by showing the games all throughout the tournament, hosting watch parties, and offering food and drink specials. List below are just a few places to catch the big matches.

Philadelphia Arts Guide – Art Scene

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Immediately after your visit to The Rocky Steps, step inside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and wonder around the more than 200 exhibitions including over 227,000 items from all-around the globe. With classical paintings to street artwork, Philadelphia is a mecca for anybody who is in love with art and the artists.

Just after the art gallery, take a 10-minute walk around Museum Mile to check out The Barnes Foundation, home to one of the greatest and most extensive private art collections of early and post-impressionist paintings in the world. Observe work of arts by renowned painters such as Picasso, Matisse, Renoir and numerous others.

Art in Philly is not restricted to museums. With more than 3,800 murals spread out all around the city. Street artistry is legitimately promoted via the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Any person who wishes to discover a lot more about the history of the mural art should find a tour guide to explore the city more.

Celebrating Philly PRIDE in June

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PhillyBite Pride WeekPhiladelphia, PA - Celebrating in the individuality of being who you are and rejoicing in being out is what the month of June is all about. PRIDE is being celebrated in Philadelphia all month long, whether it is having some fun with friends while sipping on drink specials, exercising your way to being fit and fabulous, or dancing in the streets at one of the parades, Philadelphia certainly knows how to rejoice in Philly PRIDE.


Gay and Lesbian Pride Month and features live music, DJs, food and drinks. Credit: Photo by J. Fusco

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite LGBT - LGBT culture in Philadelphia pulls no punches at summer’s doorstep, launching a jam-packed season of events. First up: back-to-back Pride celebrations, followed by Melissa Etheridge, Shania Twain and Kingdom Hearts Orchestra concerts. Then, there’s the always-revealing Boys of Summer all-night dance party, the return of the BalletX Summer Series, and FringeArts’ delightfully queer danceathon, aptly named, FringeA-thon. Below is a more detailed account of Philadelphia’s entertaining and enlivening LGBT lineup for the summer of 2018:


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