Newsletter for Saturday, July 23
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
City Hall is dressed up for the DNC…is that patriotic camouflage? (Instagram via @cruicej)
THE 10 WORST GUIDES TO PHILLY FOR THE DNC
Dozens of news organizations published “Guides to Philadelphia” in advance of the Democratic National Convention. Some aren’t bad. But others are just so riddled with cliches and bad advice that they just need to be called out — so we did.
HOT HOAGIE SHOP PAESANO’S IS COMING TO NORTH BROAD
Temple is getting a killer new food option: Chef Peter McAndrews is bringing a Paesano’s to campus. When it opens this August, it’ll be the fourth location for the nationally-recognized sandwich shop (and it won’t be the last).
WHY SANDERS SUPPORTERS STILL PLAN TO PROTEST
While the DNC goes about making Clinton its official pick next week, there are nine permitted demonstrations with a Sanders theme or organized by a Sanders support group. “We believe that Bernie Sanders is the nominee,” said one organizer, “and we’re fighting for his nomination.”
MAGIC GARDENS DIRECTOR TURNS ASSAULT INTO ART
Emily Smith, the executive director of the Magic Gardens, was leaving the gym one night last spring when a man ambushed her. But something positive came out of the horrible experience: Her new art show, When A Man Decides to Hurt You.
ON THE CALENDAR
An all-day outdoor festival with art, dance, yoga, sangria and beer to raise money for femme. collective's Fringearts shows this fall.
Where: Liberty Lands Park at 926 N. American St. 19123
When: July 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
How much: $5 for an endless beer/sangria cup
Philadelphia Urban Creators hosts a celebration of life, living and creativity with live music, local art, food, games and free health services.
Where: Life Do Grow Farm at 2315 N. 11th St. 19133
When: July 23, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Beer, BBQ and...water balloons. It all makes sense. Balloons will be provided, and the fun continues until they're all tossed out.
Where: Old City Beer Garden at 240 Market St. 19106
When: July 23, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
How much: Pay as you go
This blues lounge and bar is getting into the morning game, and it's a deal. Look for mimosas and other drinks on special.
Where: Natalie's Lounge at 4003 Market St. 19104
When: July 24, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
How much: $10 includes chicken and waffles
A brass quintet, percussion ensemble, woodwind quintet and string quartet will perform in the open air. First come, first serve seating. BYOChair.
Where: Schmidt's Commons (fka The Piazza) at 1001 N. 2nd St. 19123
When: July 24, 2016 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: Free