Jeff Belonger MyPhillyAlive Founder

Jeff Belonger is the Founder and Owner of MyPhillyAlive.com. Having a lot of passion about Philadelphia, Jeff wanted to share all of what Philadelphia has to offer, so he created MyPhillyAlive.com.

Old City Fest Rocks Historic Philly Neighborhood

Old City Fest

'Food, Art, Live Music... Oh My!'  What would William Penn say about Old City's Old City Fest? "Bring It! I just wish I could party in this awesome historical section of Philly with my friends on Sunday, October 8!" No worries William, because this festival certainly looks like a great time for all ages.  The Old City Fest is a celebration of art and design, fashion and food, creativity and culture on the streets of America’s most historic square mile and will transform a four block … [Read more...]

PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street

PHS Pop Up Garden in Philadelphia

'A Relaxing Temporary Outdoor Escape' The PHS Pop UP Garden is back in its 7th year!  The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society kicks off their 2017 Pop Up Garden May 9, which is located on 1438 South Street, right next door to the Jamaican Jerk Hut. Imagine yourself in a secluded area with an outdoor bar, palm trees, colorful umbrellas with seating and hammocks, as visitors will be able to enjoy tropical cocktails, beer and wine. Feeling hungry? As part of the Pop Up Garden, enjoy tasty … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, Parkway 100 Celebration, Fringe Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz’s Oktoberfest, Restaurant Weeks and More!

Philadelphia Skyline

'Explore All That Philadelphia Has To Offer!' The weekend kicks off with the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, "We Are Connected" Festival, 2017 Fringe Festival, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show, Center City Restaurant Week, Manayunk Restaurant Week, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy the Oktoberfest Street Festival at Brauhaus Schmitz, Philly Aids Thrift Block Party, the Scarecrow … [Read more...]

Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies FREE Interactive Installation Lights Up Benjamin Franklin Parkway Sept 15 to Oct 8

Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies In Philadelphia

'Lighting Up The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Interactive Art' Imagine riding down Benjamin Franklin Parkway in a pedicab (a small pedal-operated vehicle, serving as a taxi in some countries)! Here is your chance thanks to Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies, a new interactive artwork which is from September 15 to October 8. The Atmosphere and Experience Of Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Guests will find 27 luminous, kinetic sculptures in the form of free pedicabs traveling along the Parkway … [Read more...]

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

  'Enjoying Tasty Foods & Fun Along Main Street In Manayunk'  It's back, the Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, September 14 from 5 pm to 10 pm.  This festival is a kick-off to Manayunk's Restaurant Week that is from September 15 - 28. Get to explore the many Manayunk restaurants, 50+ Philly food trucks, gourmet food vendors, art vendors and even a few farmers’ markets that will be along the shopping corridor of Main Street, from Green Lane to Shurs Lane. Food truck favorites … [Read more...]

Manayunk Restaurant Week ~ Fabulous Manayunk Foods

Manayunk Restaurant Week

'Discounted Foods in Manayunk’ Manayunk Restaurant Week is back, September 15 to 28. Here is your chance to taste many different delicious meals from well-known Manayunk restaurants and experience chefs delights at discounted prices. There are many types of food selections such as Seafood, Steak, American, Japanese, Italian, Mexican, Indian, and more. Manayunk Restaurant Week Experience & Atmosphere The StrEAT Food Festival kicks off Manayunk Restaurant Week on September 14. Then … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest Street Festival at Brauhaus Schmitz!

Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest Festival

'Drink, Eat & Dance Oktoberfest Style' Be prepared for a celebration as thousands attend Brauhaus Schmidtz's annual Oktoberfest on South Street stretching for three blocks! The 9th annual festival takes place Saturday, September 16 from noon until 8 pm. Visitors will be able to feast on such German food as bratwurst, bauernwurst, potato salad, sauerkraut and jumbo pretzels that will be prepared by their very own Chef Jeremy Nolen and his crew. Of course, a German festival, … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Restaurant Week – Fabulous Philly Foods

Restaurant Week in Philadelphia

'Food Discounts in Philly' Center City District Restaurant Week is back. Here is your chance to taste many different delicious meals from well-known Philadelphia restaurants and experience chefs delights at discounted prices. From September 10 to 19, enjoy many types of food selections such as Oriental, Mexican, Seafood, Steak, American, Japanese, Italian, Indian, Cuban, Brazilian, and much more. Philadelphia Restaurant Week Experience & Atmosphere Center City District Restaurant … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ We Are Connected Festival, Parkway 100 Celebration, Fringe Festival, 9/11 Philadelphia Heroes 5k Run, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival and More!

Entering Market Street Bridge

'Enjoying September In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with "We Are Connected" Festival, 2017 Fringe Festival, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy the 9/11 Philadelphia Heroes 5k Run, Evil Genius Turns 6 Block Party, the Parkway 100 Celebration, 2017 Fringe Festival, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Germantown Second Saturday Festival, Spruce Street Harbor … [Read more...]

“We Are Connected” Festival September 8 ~ Parkway 100 Celebration In Philadelphia September 8, 2017 Thru November 16, 2018

Parkway 100 Celebration In Philadelphia

'Celebrate 100 Years Of The Parkway' For 100 years, the Parkway has served as Philadelphia’s cultural boulevard filled with world-renowned art, science and educational offerings that attract local residents, visitors and businesses! The Ben Franklin Parkway is turning 100 and Philadelphia is set to mark this milestone with a year of special events, promotions, and family-friendly experiences through November 18, 2018. The Parkway 100 "We Are Connected" Festival, which is September 8, … [Read more...]