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The traveling beer garden and pop-up lounge “Parks on Tap” is appearing at 14 different parks this summer, following in Philadelphia’s long tradition of finding creative loopholes in the state’s restrictive alcohol laws. The traveling beer garden is spending a few days in each location, and brings a cool vibe to diverse neighborhoods and parks […]

5 Great Philly Day Trips

Philadelphians in search of a quick getaway need to look no further than the city’s extensive SEPTA regional rail system, which extends far into the surrounding counties. Uber provides the missing link between the train station and local destinations, usually just too far to walk, opening up new areas for carless Philadelphians. Until Labor Day 2016, […]

Where to Get Your Science On in Philly

Science nerds, lovers of antique anatomical curiosities and people who like to party can all enjoy the same activities in Philadelphia, a city with an unusually good array of science offerings. Some are cool and some are creepy, but they’re all unique to Philly. From off-the-radar museums that opened in the 1800s to collections of […]

The Most Instagram-Worthy Views of Philadelphia

From high atop City Hall, the statue of William Penn gazes northeast across the city he founded. Until the construction of the One Liberty Place skyscraper in 1987, old Billy Penn’s hat was the highest point of the city since its installation just over a century before. Many tourists still begin and end their quest […]

Philadelphia’s Most Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Cafes

There’s no need to leave your four-legged friends behind when exploring the City of Brotherly Love. Philly’s as inclusive a city as they come. From table side water bowls to tasty treats, these popular Philly haunts offer unforgettable culinary experiences for you and your pooch. Belly up to the bar or a table, and tuck […]

Top Toddler-Friendly (and Totally Free) Attractions in Philly

You don’t have to balk at the idea of letting your wee one tag along with you on your next adventure. All it takes is a little additional planning—and perhaps a few extra snacks tucked in your bag—to ensure you and your little ones have a blast exploring one of America’s best cities together. Here’s […]

Free Ways to Get Fit: Five $0 Workouts in Philly

Philadelphia’s outdoor offerings are getting better by the day, with new and improved running trails along both rivers, pay-what-you-will exercise classes popping up everywhere you look, and some of the best urban hiking trails in the country. With these free ways to get in shape—and they’re varied enough to keep you from getting bored—there’s really […]

Donkeys, Elephants & Uber

The 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting few weeks in July!  Uber is pleased to announce that we will be an official partner at the Democratic National Convention and our service will be widely available in Cleveland in cooperation with the Republican staff.   As […]

A Mural Tour of Philadelphia

Philadelphia is known for its dynamic street art scene and myriad murals. Thanks largely to the city’s Mural Arts Program, this anti-graffiti measure has turned Philadelphia into one of the most beautifully decorated urban hubs in the country. From powerful political pieces to a tribute to the Roots, the city has over 3,600 works of […]

Top 5 Kid-Friendly Attractions in Philadelphia

You may have had your heart set on sprinting up the Rocky Steps or joining the cool kids sunning themselves in Rittenhouse Square, but a little rain doesn’t have to completely put a damper on the day’s fun. Here’s a local’s guide to the best places to take the kids in Philadelphia when the weather […]