Sinead Cummings

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Sinead is the Events Listing Producer for PhillyVoice.com. A graduate of Temple University, she has always had a passion for finding unique and local events. While she is originally from Roxborough, she can be found in any corner of the city exploring and often carrying a book. Follow her on twitter @sineadpatrice.

sinead@phillyvoice.com

July 3, 2020

Family-Friendly

Franklin Square reopening for the summer season

Franklin Square is ready to welcome back visitors. The park will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6, after being temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Guests will be required to wear masks while riding the carousel and playing mini-golf.

July 3, 2020

Food & Drink

Salty’s Seafood & Ice Cream Shack opens for the summer on 13th Street

Safran Turney Hospitality opened pop-up restaurant Salty’s Seafood & Ice Cream Shack operating out of Jamonera, Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran's Spanish wine bar on 13th Street. On the menu are lobster rolls, ice cream sandwiches and margarita ice pops. Check out the full menu.

July 3, 2020

Food & Drink

Northern Liberties to close 2nd Street for expanded outdoor dining

The annual 2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties is canceled this summer due to the COVID-19 crisis, but there is some good news. On Saturday, July 11, North 2nd Street from Germantown to Spring Garden avenues will be closed to traffic from noon to 8 p.m. for Easy StrEats, a new event allowing restaurants to expand their outdoor dining.

July 2, 2020

Food & Drink

Devil's Den creates cocktail to raise funds for LGBTQ+ nonprofit

Devil's Den is raising funds for the LGBTQ+ community through the month of July. The bar is selling the Star Fruit Sparkler, a cocktail made with mango puree, lychee syrup, Absolut Juice Apple, Absolut Citron Vodka, Champagne and a citrus garnish, with all proceeds going to the Starfruit Project.

July 1, 2020

Food & Drink

Open on the Ave pilot program to expand outdoor dining in Passyunk

Open on the Ave is a temporary street closure pilot program to expand outdoor dining on East Passyunk Avenue from Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 12. Masks will be mandatory until guests are seated at tables for eating and drinking, and all attendees are asked to practice social distancing.

July 1, 2020

Food & Drink

Anchor Light is new, seafood-driven concept selling lobster rolls

Anchor Light is a new seafood-driven concept from Tyler Akin of Stock and Res Ipsa Cafe. Anchor Light will operate as a 'ghost kitchen' out of Stock's Rittenhouse location this summer, offering pickup and delivery online and through Caviar.

July 1, 2020

Arts & Culture

Philly museums announce reopening plans with health, safety protocols

Philadelphia museums are preparing to open their doors again, after months of being closed due to COVID-19. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Barnes Foundation, Eastern State Penitentiary, the Franklin Institute, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Rodin Museum have jointly announced plans to reopen with new health and safety protocols for staff and visitors.

July 1, 2020

Arts & Culture

Wilma Theater unveils plans for arena inspired by Shakespeare’s Globe

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia has announced plans for an arena constructed with individual stalls to keep audience members separated from each other. The design is based on a number of historical models, including Shakespeare's Globe in London.

June 30, 2020

Weddings

Terrain Events offering 'Just Say I Do' packages this summer

Terrain Events is now offering "Just Say I Do" packages for summer 2020. The all-inclusive, ceremony-only packages are available at both Terrain at Styer's in Glen Mills and Terrain Gardens in Devon. Time slots are available throughout select weekends.

June 30, 2020

TV

'Queer Eye' teases one final hero for Philadelphia season

In a bonus mini-episode of "Queer Eye" Season 5, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty receives a "make better" from the Fab Five. You can watch the full episode here.

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