NYC Restaurant Week

If you are looking to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants that New York has to offer, Restaurant Week is the perfect way to see them all without breaking the bank.

AUGUST 2012

New York

Monet's Garden at New York Botanical Garden

The flowers in this section of the beautiful Botanical Garden was inspired by the painting styles of the great Claude Monet.

Beer Here: Brewing New York's History

New York has been brewing since day one, and now you can walk through its rich history one sip at a time.

Shakespeare in the Park

Help Shakespeare in the Park celebrate 50 years of providing New York with wonderful free theater, during the long summer days.

Zarkana by Cirque Du Soleil
A show you definitely don't want to miss, Zarkana's wild acrobatics and colorful displays will stretch your imagination.
MoMa Nights
Conveniently located, the quiet ambiance of MoMa's Sculpture Garden is a great place to enjoy live music on a warm summer's evening.
Broadway in Bryant Park

A great lunchtime oasis, Broadway in Bryant Park brings you Broadway's biggest hits with all of the grandeur and none of the stuffiness.

NYC Restaurant Week

If you are looking to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants that New York has to offer, Restaurant Week is the perfect way to see them all without breaking the bank.

NYC International Fringe Festival

200 theater companies at over 20 venues in just 16 days, could anyone think of a better way to bask in the glory of theater?

Ironman US Championship
As these atheletes are set to embark on a true test of endurance, they are sure to need some support so head down and cheer on the particpants of this supped-up triathalon.
U.S. Open

A definite staple in a New York City summer, the US Open is the only proper way to end a season of tennis

Philadelphia

Mural Mile Walking Tour

Allow an expert guide to show you the ins and outs of Center City, as you learn about the many restaurants, shopping hotspots and landmarks in the neighborhood.

Headhouse Square Farmers' Market

The only way to put fresher ingredients on your table would be to pick them yourself.

The Franklin Institute Presents The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times
Take advantage of the world's first opportunity to view the earliest known Biblical texts, recently excavated from a cave along the coast of the Dead Sea.
Light: Installations by Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens

If you are in need of a breath taking walk, do not hesitate to experience the beauty of nature in Bruce Munro's lucid vision of the Longwood Gardens.

Decadent Gourmet Tour
Feed your appetite with this delicious walking tour that will take your taste buds on a roller coaster ride of flavors, from some of Philadelphia's favorites.
The Independence Seaport Museum presents Art in the Open: The Exhibition

Featuring guest curators and wonderful, local art, this exhibit is a great way to get a feel importance of maritime activity in a city far from the coast.

History in HD Walking Tour
Seeing as both the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were drafted in Philadelphia, it wouldn't seem right to see Philly without appreciating all of the landmarks that are essential to American history.
Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Gauguin, Cezanne and Matisse: Visions of Arcadia
Attempt to wrap you mind around the idea of everlasting beauty, just as these masterful Arcadian painters did throughout the 1900's.
Lunchtime Concert Series
Presents The Kiwi Band at Sister Cities Park
Luncthime Concert Series
Presents The Philadelphia String Quartet at The Gallery at Market East
Lunchtime Concert Series
Presents Lenny and the Soulsenders at Mellon Independence Center
Lunchtime Concert Series
Presents Andrew Neu Jazz Ensemble at the Comcast Center
Lunchtime Concert Series
Presents The Untouchables at 1818 Market Street

DC

National Gallery of Art Presents Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape

A truly impressive collection of art geared toward understand the World War Era, don't miss the chance to see this surrealist display of turbulence before it leaves the US.

Artland Temporium
Lasting for 12 weeks, there is plenty of opportunity to take in an eclectic range of public art and cultural events, in temporary spaces that energize public areas and bring to life two vacant storefronts.
Free Big Five Memorials Walking Tour
Washington, Dr. King, Lincoln, Roosevelt, Jefferson oh my!  This tour is a great way to learn about five distinct periods in America's history, through each of these five great men.
The Citi Open
Help your favorite pro prepare for the US Open, in the last professional tournament before the season ends with a real Grand Slam!
Civil War Georgetown: House and Walking Tour

Did someone say Civil War reenactment? No, its a tour of Tudor Place and Civil War Georgetown, visiting historic burial sites, important residences and Union hospitals.

Cirque du Soleil - Totem

An evolutionary performance of Cirque du Soleil, telling the story of mankind's development through acrobatic language.