Pumpkinland Now Open at Linvilla Orchards

The leaves are beginning to change color which means that Pumpkinland is returning to Linvilla Orchards. This fall Linvilla will have an array of pumpkins to choose from ranging from the small and skinny to tall and plump. The pumpkin festival will have a number of Autumn activities including hayrides, pick-your-own apples, pumpkin ring toss, as well as a straw bale and corn mazes! The entertainment never ends as Linvilla will also feature live music, pony rides and face painting. Visit Linvilla anytime from September to November to experience all the energy and attractions that the annual Pumpkinland celebration has to offer! Please visit www.linvilla.com for more information, including their hours of operation as they change seasonally.

DATES & TIMES: 
September 14, 2019 through September 26, 2019 (8 a.m. – 7 p.m.) 
September 27, 2019 through October 30, 2019 (Sun-Thurs. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
October 31, 2019 through November 9, 2019 (Sun-Thurs. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
November 10, 2019 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

Also happening at Linvilla during Pumpkinland:
Arts & Music Festival: September 21 & 22, 2019
Hayrides to the Witch’s House: September 27 – 29, October 4 – 30, 2019
Apple Festival & Pie Eating Contest: September 28, 2019
Jack-O-Lantern Exhibit: October 18-30, 2019
Annual Costume Parade: October 27, 2019
All You Can Carry Pumpkins: October 27, 2019
Happy Halloween!: October 31, 2019

Bryn + Dane’s Opens!

Bryn + Dane’s, the healthy fast food restaurant with a mission to change the way the world eats, is finally opening in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday, August 29, 2019. The first 200 people to arrive will receive a FREE açaí bowl. All guests are invited to choose two toppings and one drizzle. This grand opening kicks off at 11 am but make sure to get in line early to get your free bowl. One lucky person will win free bowls for a whole year!

B+D goes beyond healthy fast food. Not only is Bryn + Dane’s opening in Washington Square, but they are also breaking ground in Entebbe, Uganda! From Philadelphia to Uganda, Bryn + Dane’s is dedicated to changing the way the world eats. 

At Bryn + Dane’s you’ll receive freshly prepared nutritious food with options that will satisfy any craving without the guilt. It is served fast, either to take out or dine in and is an excellent place to enjoy the simple and organic atmosphere. Bryn + Dane’s is located at 834 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA  and is open 6:30 am to 9 pm daily . For more information visit https://www.brynanddanes.com/ .

Dollar Dog Day 🌭

Always down for a dog? Well, you’re in luck — for just a buck. Stop by South Square Market at 2221 South Street in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 17, 2019 and purchase a dollar hot dog. Dietz and Watson will be on site selling their famous franks to celebrate the end of the summer and back to school season. All proceeds from the sale of the hot dogs will be donated to local Chester Arthur Elementary School, so you know your dollar (and your dog) will be in good hands. 

Phillips Seafood and Steak Now Open In Washington DC

Phillips Restaurant Group is excited to announce the opening of Phillips Seafood and Steak. This new restaurant features the best premium steaks, seared over hot hickory to lock in the natural juices, alongside an expansive menu of seafood items, including Phillips’ famous family-recipe crab cakes, fresh raw bar, seafood appetizers and entrees.

Join Phillips Seafood and Steak for happy hour every Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. Settle in at the bar for the $4 specials. Enjoy draft or domestic beers, select wines by the glass and select cocktails while snacking on Phillip’s peel and eat shrimp, oysters on the half shell, crab ragoons, and more. Keep an eye out for Sunday brunch, patio seating, and online ordering coming soon!

This dynamic new restaurant design showcases an open kitchen to give guests an action-packed view of the chefs at work. Located at 1460 P Street, NW Washington, D.C., is open Sunday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, call 202.919.2200 or visit www.phillipsseafood.com.

Linvilla Orchards Food Truck Frenzy

Truck loads of food are coming to Linvilla Orchards for a Food Truck Frenzy on Saturday, July 20, 2019!  There will be a variety of delicious food truck options. Roasty Toasty, Have A Ball, Cupcake Carnivale, Cow & the Curd, Stuffed Buns, Mom-Mom’s Kitchen, The Plum Pit, Barkley’s BBQ and Humming Bird Island Cuisine are among the few on the food-tastic agenda.

Along with delicious truck treats there will be live music, hayrides, face painting and pick-your-own fruits and vegetables. You don’t want to miss this family-fun event! 

No need to fear, there will be beer here! Ship Bottom Brewery handcrafts every batch of beer and only uses the freshest ingredients. Not a beer person? Don’t whine about it, there will also be wine. This is going to be a day filled with food & fun!

DATE: Saturday, July 20, 2019 (rain date: Sunday, July 21, 2019)

TIME: 11 am – 5 pm

LOCATION: Linvilla Orchards, 137 West Knowlton Rd, Media PA, 19063

CONTACT: 610.876.7116, Linvilla Orchards

Movies For Good at Cira Green

A partnership between Sunset Social and Brandywine Realty Trust brings weekly movies to the lawn of Cira Green, the 1.2-acre park overlooking University City from 12 stories above. Movies are free, and proceeds from the pay-what-you-wish popcorn stand benefit a different charity each month — the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children, The Veterans Group and McMichael School Playground. Movies begin at 8 pm.

  • July 17: Rocky
  • July 24: Beauty and the Beast
  • July 31: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • August 7: Dirty Dancing
  • August 14: The Little Mermaid
  • August 21: The Goonies
  • August 28: The Philadelphia Story

The 2019 Misconduct Mile Benefiting CHOP

Forget the 5k, real runners race a 1K! Misconduct Tavern is hosting their second annual Misconduct Mile on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11 am (rain or shine.) This short and sweet beer-fueled race will start from Misconduct Taverns’ Rittenhouse location at 1511 Locust St. Runners will start with a complimentary beer (21+) and make their way towards the Logan Square location at 1801 JFK where every runner will receive a medal, second beer (21+) and burger of their choice. 

The cost to register for the Misconduct Mile is $30. All ages are welcome, but participants must be 21+ to drink. All participants must bring a valid form of ID on the day of the race. No refunds are available. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

To register, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/y6anlpaa

University City Dining Days

Join University City District from July 18 to 28, 2019 for University City Dining Days, an exploration of the neighborhood’s innovative and diverse dining options. From exceptional craft beer bars to celebrity chef restaurants to cozy BYOBs, University City’s international dining scene features dishes from India, Ethiopia, China, Vietnam, and beyond.

Enjoy over 30 of University City’s finest restaurants featuring three courses at three different price points ($15, $25 or $35). From Vietnam Café to Zavino University Pizza there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the lunch and dinner options here.

Linvilla Blueberry Festival

Blueberries are back and ready for picking! Bring your friends and family to Linvilla Orchards on Saturday, July 13, 2019 to celebrate their annual Blueberry Festival. Make sure to come hungry for delicious blueberries and a decadent blueberry pie-eating contest. The winners of each age bracket will earn the champion title and receive a great prize!

Hosted by the one and only Silly Joe! He will be on stage entertaining the kids, singing and making the whole family laugh! Costume characters will also be on hand during the festival, too! Visit them at www.linvilla.com for more information.

Free Journey From Bryn +Dane’s on National Smoothie Day

What better way to start off summer than a vibrant, delicious pink drink?

Bryn + Dane’s is celebrating National Smoothie Day and the First Day of Summer on Friday, June 21, 2019 with a free smoothie, The Journey. The one-day exclusive smoothie is an organic blend of pitaya, strawberries and bananas.

Whatever smoothie you choose, make sure to grab a $10.99 Bryn + Dane’s reusable cup to fill up all summer long. Bring it back every time for 10% off your smoothie purchase. Simple and clear, the reusable cup is the perfect fit for any smoothie and a great way to help save the planet.

Bryn + Dane’s has four amazing locations and will be open on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.