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

June 11, 2020

Food & Drink

Parks on Tap will return for summer 2020

The traveling beer garden Parks on Tap will return summer 2020 for its fifth season, but in a different capacity than previous years due to the coronavirus pandemic. Parks on Tap will open near the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center on Friday, June 12, the first day Philadelphia restaurants are officially allowed to start offering outdoor dining.

June 10, 2020

Festivals

West Philly's Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll goes virtual for 2020

West Philly's Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll is going virtual for 2020 due to COVID-19. Through June 24, support Baltimore Avenue businesses by purchasing $1 raffle tickets for chances to win a prize pack with gift certificates and local goods.

June 9, 2020

Father's Day

MANNA selling gift boxes with grill essentials for Father's Day

For a thoughtful Father's Day gift that gives back to the Philadelphia community, look to this gift box from MANNA. Every order helps provide meals to Philly-area residents with medical needs and serious illnesses. The Father's Day gift box includes grill essentials for dad. Place orders by June 16. Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 21.

June 9, 2020

Fundraising

Philly shop selling stationary set to benefit Breonna Taylor's memorial fund

Chick Invitations in Philadelphia created a stationary set with 100% of proceeds going to Breonna Taylor's memorial fund. Taylor was shot eight times and killed in her own home by Louisville police officers in March. On June 5, Taylor would have celebrated another birthday.

June 9, 2020

Food & Drink

Map highlights black-owned restaurants in Philly

There's now a map and database available online showing more than 150 black-owned restaurants in Philadelphia. It can be found at BlackOwnedPhillyRestaurants.com. Some restaurants on the list include Tasties, Baby Buns at The Bourse, Lucky Goat Coffee House, Franny Lou's Porch and Sweet Life Bakeshop.

June 8, 2020

Fundraising

Oyster House matching donations to LGBTQ+ organization The Attic

Center City seafood restaurant Oyster House is matching dollar-for-dollar contributions to The Attic this week during Pride Month. The center serves LGBTQ+ youth in Philadelphia by offering community, counseling and mentoring.

June 8, 2020

Festivals

Odunde, largest African American street festival, goes virtual for 45th anniversary

Odunde, the largest African American street festival in the country, annually takes place in Philadelphia. It's typically a huge celebration held on the second Sunday in June supporting African culture, but this year's event is virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 4, 2020

Fundraising

Rumble's 10-hour, virtual fitness marathon to benefit the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

The boxing gym Rumble is hosting a virtual, all-day fitness marathon on Zoom to benefit the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The Rumblethon #BlackLivesMatter Fundraiser will take place Friday, June 5, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 4, 2020

Food & Drink

ReAnimator Coffee donating 50% of all sales through Sunday

ReAnimator Coffee is donating 50% of all sales through Sunday, June 7, to Black Lives Matter Philly. The coffee can be ordered online for pickup.

June 3, 2020

Businesses

Support black-owned businesses in Philly and buy from these bookstores

If you're looking for one of the most direct ways to support the black community, then make an effort to shop black-owned businesses. Here's a list of black-owned bookstores in Philadelphia, including Harriett's Bookshop, Uncle Bobbie's and Hakim's Bookstore.

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