Then, we tour new spots for craft beer and some brews of a different kind. We've got the scoop on a ginormous fruit we've been eyeing up in our grocery store and tips from a top chef on how to tackle it. (*Hint: It tastes like meat!) Plus, from falafel to vegan scrapple and hummus, we've got a raft of tasty meatless eats.
FYI Philly airs Saturdays at 7 p.m. and encores Sundays at midnight. Here are the details on this week's features:
SIX WAYS TO ENJOY THE OUTDOORS
It's time to say goodbye to July, which means summer will be over before you know it. Here's our six-pack roundup of ways to enjoy Philly's outdoor fun.
BALCONY BAR AT THE KIMMEL (SHOW HOST)
FYI 072917 6 Ways to Get Outside
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S Broad Street, Philadelphia
FISHTOWN HOPS | FACEBOOK | IG | TWITTER
1001 N. Delaware Ave, Philadelphia
CIRA GREEN | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | IG
129 South 30th Street, Philadelphia
THE OVAL | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | IG
2451 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
SWEAT & SIP | FACEBOOK
TWITTER | IG
39th and Walnut Street, Philadelphia
YAPPY HOUR | FACEBOOK | TWITTER
433 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
BYOD BRUNCH (BRING YOUR OWN DOG)
SQUARE 1682 | FACEBOOK
121 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia
One dollar from each BYOD menu item sold will be donated to Pennsylvania SPCA. All donations will be matched by Tito's handmade vodka!
NEW BREW PUBS ARE POPPING UP IN THE CITY
FYI 072917 New Brew Pubs
URBAN VILLAGE BREWING COMPANY | FACEBOOK
Fresh brewed beer plus comfort food equals a night out at any of these three new brew houses in the area. Jeannette Reyes crafts the story on local brewers now serving beer at their own restaurants.
1001 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia
ROY PITZ BARREL HOUSE | FACEBOOK
990 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
BOROUGH BREWHOUSE BY NESHAMINY CREEK BREWING CO. | FACEBOOK
208 York Rd, Jenkintown
NESHAMINY CREEK BREWING COMPANY
33RD STREET HOSPITALITY
PHILLY'S VEGAN SCENE
FYI 072917 Vegan Eats
On the hunt for some meatless eats? We've got three options to feed your need!
GOLDIE FALAFEL | INSTAGRAM
1526 Sansom Street, Philadelphia
VEGAN SCRAPPLE | Sweet Lana's Russian Pepper USA
208 Carter Drive, Suite 13B, West Chester
LUHV VEGAN BISTRO | FACEBOOK
101 N. York Road, Hatboro
WIZ KID (WHOLE FOODS PHILLY) | FACEBOOK
2001 Pennsylvania Ave, Philadelphia
124 S 19th Street, Philadelphia
VEDGE | FACEBOOK
1221 Locust St., Philadelphia
V STREET | FACEBOOK
126 S 19th Street, Philadelphia
TASTE THE GIANT FLAVOR OF JACK FRUIT
FYI 072917 Jack Fruit
Ever seen that super-sized jack fruit in your grocery store and thought, "where do you start?" Ali Gorman got some tips from the city's most famous vegan chef.
BRAND NEW HUMMUS SPOTS
FYI 072917 New Hummus Spots
Hummus is happening! With two new Center City spots serving up the chickpea spread in true Israeli style.
HUMMUSOLOGY | FACEBOOK
1112 Locust St, Philadelphia
HEY HUMMUS | FACEBOOK
2101 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
GRAB A DRINK AT KOP
Ducis Rodgers shows us a couple new spots to get your brew on in King of Prussia; one with a wall of beer another with coffee on tap.
DAVIO'S GALLERIA BAKERY CAFE | FACEBOOK
150 Main Street, King of Prussia
YARD HOUSE KING OF PRUSSIA | FACEBOOK
160 N Gulph Road, King of Prussia
AIR CONDITIONED SUMMER FUN
FYI 072917 Summer Fun
Looking for ways to cool off during these dog days? We found some air conditioned activities the whole family can enjoy!
FRANKLIN INSTITUTE ISLAND & INTERGALACTIC ESCAPE ROOMS
271 North 21st Street, Philadelphia
THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART: WILD EXHIBITION & ART SPLASH
WILD | ART SPLASH
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
ADVENTURE AQUARIUM | FACEBOOK
1 Riverside Drive, Camden, N.J.
CRAFTING AND DIY'NG AT A.C. MOORE
FYI 072917 AC Moore
The Avenue of the Arts is a fitting spot for the king of crafting and DIY. Alicia Vitarelli meets the family behind A.C. Moore, a business that opened 32 years ago in Moorestown, New Jersey, and now has a new flagship store in Center City.
A.C. MOORE ARTS & CRAFTS | Facebook
100 S. Broad Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia
FYI LOVES THE ARTS: 'LA LA LAND' AT THE MANN
THE MANN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
5201 Parkside Avenue | Fairmount Park - Philadelphia
August 17 at 7:30 p.m.
The Arts in Philly | Mann Center calendar
SHELTER ME: PENNSYLVANIA PSPCA
FYI Shelter Me
PSPCA Long Timers, thru Aug. 4, the adoption fee for long-timers will be $19.50, discounted from the usual $75!
PSPCA Philadelphia Headquarters | FACEBOOK
350 E. Erie Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19134
1546 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19125
Central Penn. Center
2801 Bloom Rd, Danville, PA 17821