Yesterday you were in for a real treat at Penn’s Landing as Taste of Philly kicked off the 11-day Wawa Welcome America! Festival. The Philadelphia Freedom Jazz Orchestra and Gerald Veasley serenaded you as you enjoyed delectable treats from Philly’s best restaurants. So far, it has all the promises of a great weekend of food, drink and performances. Here’s a look at what you can expect today and Sunday: Continue reading
The fourth of July is also about celebrating the different cultures that make up our society. Throughout the 11-day celebrations, Wawa Welcome America gives you the perfect opportunities to expand your knowledge of food, music and cultures. On July 2, head over to Chinatown (10th and Race Sts.) to join in the Chinatown Block Party.
A celebration of the U.S.’s independence is not complete without honoring the men and women dedicated to serving our country at home and around the world. As a part of the 11-day Wawa Welcome America! Festival, join in a picnic and a special military change of command. Continue reading
Hoagies – one of Philly’s signature sandwiches that can’t be duplicated anywhere else. This sandwich form is among my favorites. I hear part of the secret lies in the bread. For hoagie lovers near and far, June 29 will be a special day. Continue reading
The official start of summer and the longest day of the year is June 21 and the WAWA Welcome America! Festival is a whole nine days away. Can you stand all this waiting? Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I miss PIFA and all of the amazing events that took place. I have a few more photos from this wonderful month of Paris in Philly. What was your favorite part of PIFA?
On Saturday, April 30, people from all over the world came together to fill Broad Street from Chestnut to Lombard Streets in order to celebrate PIFA’s Parisian Fair. Take a glimpse at the slide show below, to get an impression of the day. For more photos check out Picture Philly’s photo blog.