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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

It's Memorial Day weekend - time to soak up the sun and some outdoor fun. It's officially grilling season. We've got some great recipes, some tasty booze-infused treats and a celebration of all things gin

This week's sweepstakes

Enter to win tickets to PIFA: PIFA VIP SweepstakesEnter to win a $100 Acme gift card: In the Kicthen sweepstakes

Shooting location

We set our show on the patio of 24, overlooking the Schuylkill River. The restaurant just launched a weekend bubbly and waffles brunch.

24 Philadelphia | Facebook

2401 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-333-3331

Six ways to enjoy the outdoors

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of outdoor fun. Karen rounds up six ways to get outside and enjoy the sun.

Spruce Street Harbor Park | Facebook

301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 922-2386

Sail Philadelphia: Tall Ships Festival | Facebook

Penns Landing through Monday, May 31st

Independence Beer Garden | Facebook

100 S Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 922 -7100

Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square | Enter to win tickets

Franklin Square, 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Thru June 30th)

Free Events at King of Prussia Town Center | Sailphiladelphia.org

200 Main Street, King of Prussia, Pa. 19406

(301) 657-0700

We Walk Philly

This free walking program at some of Philly's public parks has people getting fit, having fun, and connecting with their neighbors.

Walk PHL event | Philly Powered | Facebook

Juniper June

There's a Juniper celebration the entire month of June at Abe Fisher in Center City. Karen Rogers shows us whats on the menu.

Abe Fisher | Facebook

1623 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Boozy Treats

Melissa Magee shares some savory and sweet boozy treats great for the summer.

Capofitto | Facebook

233 Chestnut St , Philadelphia, Pa 19106

215.897.9999

Assembly Rooftop Lounge | Facebook

The Logan Hotel

1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

(215) 783-4171

Twisted Tail | Facebook

509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

(215) 558-2471

Cinder | Facebook

1500 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

(267) 761-5582

Scarpetta Philadelphia | Facebook

at the Rittenhouse Hotel

210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Grilling with Alessi

Gina Gannon goes In the kitchen with Alessi Foods and Redner's registered dietician Meredith McGrath for some brunch recipes you can make at home.

In the Kitchen recipes | Chicken burgers & pesto | Caprese pasta

Six-minute Meals

Red Owl Tavern's Spring Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Sherry Vinaigrette

The Deal

Along with the healthy meal, Red Owl Tavern is offering an indulgent deal: free dessert with the purchase of a dinner entree Tuesday-Friday through May. Just mention you saw this feature on 6abc.

Red Owl Tavern | Facebook

433 Chestnut St.,Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 923-2267

Buena Onda Fairmount | Garces Veggie Quesadilla

1901 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19130

New Beer Spots

Two new brew pubs hit the Philly scene. Chicago's Goose Island opens its first US Brewery outside of Chicago and Love City Brewery is one couple's dream come true.

Goose Island | Facebook

1002 Canal St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

(215) 560-8181

Love City Brewery | Facebook

1023 Hamilton St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

(215) 398-1900

Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA)

From music to dance, circus acts to comedy and some performances that defy categorization, PIFA is a celebration of art and a celebration of Philadelphia that runs from May 31-June 10. Here are some of the highlights.

http://www.pifa.org/

PIFA Gala (May 31 at 6pm) | Tickets

Commonwealth Plaza: Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Inventive Mothers: A Tribute to Frank Zappa | Show tickets

June 2 at 8 p.m.; June 3 at 2 p.m.

Kimmel Center: SEI Innovation Studio (Two levels below ground floor)

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

My Organ My Seoul, June 3 at 3 p.m. | Show tickets

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Planets: An HD Odyssey featuring the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia | Tickets

Conducted by Terell Stafford; June 8 at 8 p.m.

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall

300 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Opening act will be The Jazztet of the United States Army Field Band

FYI Loves the Arts

Two of the city's favorite theaters are closing out their seasons with two of the most popular musicals: Mamma Mia at the Walnut Street Theater and Disney's Aladdin at the Academy of Music.

Arts in Philly | Buy Aladdin tickets

Broadway Philadelphia Presents: Disney's Aladdin (June 13-July 1st)

Academy Of Music

240 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

Walnut Street Theatre: Mamma Mia | Tickets | Facebook

825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-574-3550

Becks Cajun Café PSPCA Fundraiser

Your love for Cajun cooking could save the lives of homeless animals in our region thanks to a program called pos for pups.

Beck's Cajun Cafe | Facebook

Reading Terminal Market, 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, Pa

Phos for Pups Program: Wolf Wolf Wednesdays

Ten percent of proceeds on Phos sales benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA from now until the end of July.

The Pennsylvania SPCA | Facebook

350 E. Erie Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19134

Shelter Me

This week's shelter me is literally for the birds. Tamala Edwards introduces us to some exotic creatures that could be your feathered friends for life.

Jojo the Grey - Adoption and Rescue for Birds Inc.

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