South Street Headhouse District - has plenty of tricks and treats for children and adults of all ages during the neighborhood’s annual Halloween festivities. On Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, South Street Pumpkin Fest returns to Headhouse Square (2nd and Lombard) with circus performances, horse and wagon hay rides, live music, crafts for kids, seasonal bites, pumpkin putt-putt golf, a straw bale maze, face painting and costume contests. New this year, a pumpkin pie eating contest and a jack o’ lantern contest.
Philadelphia, PA - Join SEPTA and Center City District for Santa Express, with fun-filled holiday train rides and a festive parade to welcome Santa Claus to Dilworth Park at City Hall.
Philadelphia, PA - Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will open again this year at the southern end of Dilworth Park, featuring local artisans, designers and crafters offering unique selections for gifts.
The ultimate jungle-themed sports and adventure gym is opening its gates in New Jersey on Saturday, Nov. 18. Warrior Gyms celebrates natural movement through unrivaled facilities, including a two-tier obstacle course and fifteen-foot warped wall, inspired by TV sensation American Ninja Warrior. Visitors will also discover rock wall climbing, a parkour arena, obstacle course racing, and fitness classes. The 40,000-square foot space was converted from an indoor tennis complex and has been renovated with customized wall-to-wall alternative training and sporting equipment.
Warrior Gyms will open on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, with a VIP party. The public can enter a competition to win tickets on Facebook and Instagram, with ongoing opportunities to win every day. Winners will be the first to see the gym alongside American Ninja Warriors, Isaac Caldiero, Michael Torres, The Smiling Ninja (Clint Sarion), Rachael Goldstein, Meghan Beatty and Samer Delgado. The gym will 'unearth' completely unique and customized challenges, including a trio of warped walls and one of the tallest bouldering rock climbing walls in South Jersey, featuring natural rock formations. Warrior Gyms is also running a competition to win a small-group training session with the First American Ninja Warrior, Isaac Caldiero. For those who don't win VIP Party tickets, an open house will start later that day at 3 p.m.
"Warrior Gyms will be at the forefront of the next fitness revolution. After working in the health and fitness industry for 15 years and competing on American Ninja Warrior, we're excited to open our gym with the support of Warrior legends like Isaac Caldiero, Michael Torres, Rachael Goldstein, The Smiling Ninja (Clint Sarion) among others. Our new gym is the first space where thrill seekers can perfect parkour, ninja warrior, rock climbing and obstacle course racing for fun, fitness or to train for events," said co-founder, Brian Kane.
Staffed by professionally trained physical fitness experts and industry leaders, Warrior Gyms aims to break down barriers of age and fitness levels. Ninja obstacles and parkour are open to everyone ages six and up; exercise enthusiasts will find the alternative workouts thrilling and those new to working out will be surrounded by inspiration. An inflatable obstacle course is suitable for children under six, so families can enjoy a day out with activities to suit everyone. Those in need of a little extra support will benefit from Warrior Gyms adaptive programming.
People can visit the gym with various membership packages, drop in during open gym hours or by attending one of the many fitness classes. The gym also offers birthday party packages, family days out, competitions, parties, corporate days out and team building activities. Recruitment for trainers, front of house staff and open gym monitors is already underway and is expected to create dozens of new jobs in the area.
Located conveniently off of I-295 and Highway 73, fans can keep an eye out at www.warriorgyms.com and on Facebook over the coming weeks for some exclusive competitions and photos of progress with the fit-out.
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About Warrior Gyms
Warrior Gyms is at the forefront of the next fitness evolution. The ultimate sports and adventure gym includes training facilities for parkour, ninja warrior training, rock wall climbing and obstacle course racing all immaculately designed across 40,000 square feet. Warrior Gyms employs professionally trained physical fitness experts and industry leaders. This is an alternative challenge gym, breaking down barriers of age and fitness levels. The park is owned and founded by local entrepreneurs, Brian Kane and Vito Laspurgato. They also own the successful Evolution Fitness Now and Vito's Organic Stuff, respectively. Brian Kane is an American Ninja Warrior veteran and featured on the hit ABC television show during Season 7. In addition to gym memberships, the gym will offer birthday party packages, support sessions and adaptive training, one-on-one coaching, group classes, team building exercises, as well as monthly Ninja Warrior and Parkour competitions.
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Philadelphia, PA - Autumn sweeps into Dilworth Park with this annual five-day festival celebrating all the best of fall from Wednesday, October 11 to Sunday, October 15. Games, entertainment, fall decor and a craft beer and cocktail garden will fill Dilworth Park, all set to the tunes of live music and DJs, presented by Live Nation. New this year, the Made in Philadelphia Fall Market brings together regional vendors for a chance to shop the best handmade and local the city has to offer all in one place. The market showcases local crafters selling art, photos, accessories and jewelry, skincare, glassware, wood craft and more.
Philadelphia, PA - (November 1, 2017) – Red Owl Tavern has set an awe-inspiring goal for itself during the month of November — with its Month of 1000 Pies — for every pie sold, the Old City restaurant on Independence Mall will donate a pie to Philabundance — the local nonprofit devoted to driving hunger from Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region, starting Wednesday, November 1 through Thanksgiving Day, November 23.
Philadelphia, PA - Help celebrate the next big foodie-holiday coming up this Thursday, 11/3 -- National Sandwich Day -- I wanted to know if you would consider putting together a round-up of where to find the best sandwiches in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, PA - More famous for its creative menu of hoagies, Campo’s Deli cooks up a respectable traditional cheesesteak, and they ship to other cities all over the country as well. Located just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in Historic Philadelphia, it’s the perfect stop for a post-tour meal. 214 Market Street, (215) 923-1000, camposdeli.com
Philadelphia PA - As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, these City of Brotherly Love restaurants are gearing up with deluxe prix-fixe menus, aphrodisiac dishes, cocktails made for two, and two-top tables with a view.
Philadelphia, PA - From heart-shaped pizzagrams, to a four-course champagne cocktail dinner to foie and lobster 'surf and turf" tacos, Cupid says come hungry and thirsty! Below, please find a list of Valentine's Day and Weekend food happenings.
Philadelphia, PA - Valentine's Day a popular day to dine out, with romantics looking for the perfect spot to take that special someone. But where to go? From South Philly to West Philly and Fishtown to Manayunk, tap into the data to find the go-to Valentine's Day restaurants in Philadelphia based on total number of Uber drop-offs.