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Clark Park & Baltimore Avenue • Honest Mom’s Taco Shop

Top Picks

 
Distrito
40th & Chestnut Street; www.distritorestaurant.com

Travel to University City to experience the culture of Mexico City. One of local chef Jose Garces’ brilliant creations, enjoy Mexican-style cuisine in this modern, bright quirky restaurant.

 
Institute of Contemporary Art
118 South 36th Street; www.icaphila.org

This isn’t your typical art museum; ICA is known to showcase work that is defined as provocative. Admission is free!

 
Clark Park
43rd & Baltimore Avenue; www.friendsofclarkpark.org

Spend a relaxing time at this West Philly park that features farm stands, food trucks and flea markets on Thursdays and Saturdays! Surrounded by great restaurants and coffee shops, make a day out of this park!
 

Must Attend Event

 
40th Street Summer Series
201 South 40th Street; May to September; www.universitycity.org/40th-street-summer-series

What’s that behind the Walnut Street Library? Oh, the 40th Street Summer Series! Check out monthly performances and free events, including dance, live theater, music and a few surprises.