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Out and About in University City
July 17, 2007, Volume 54, No. 1

University City Dining Days: Twenty-two restaurants will participate in this summer’s ‘University City Dining Days,’ providing a chance to sample University City’s diverse culinary scene. The promotion will run from Thursday, July 26 through Thursday, August 2. The restaurants will offer three-course pre-fixe dinner specials, for $15, $25, or $30, (price depends on location). Prices do not include tax, alcohol, or gratuity, and are for dinner only. Reservations are strongly encouraged and should be made through the restaurant; note that not all restaurants will be open every night of the promotion.

To compliment the promotion, $7 parking (with validation from any participating restaurant) will be available at the 38th and 40th & Walnut Street garages between 5 p.m. and midnight. For addition information and a complete list of participating restaurants visit www.ucityphila.org.

Philadelphia Orchestra Concert in Clark Park: The Philadelphia Orchestra will return to University City, for a neighborhood concert on July 21 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public, the event will be held in the Clark Park “bowl” at 43rd Street and Chester Avenue. UCD and the Orchestra have been working with a team of partners to bring the Orchestra’s music to back to the neighborhood. For their first appearance in Clark Park since 2001, Conductor Rossen Milanov will lead the Orchestra in a concert featuring Chabrier’s España, Bizet’s Suite No. 2, from Carmen, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol, Marquez’s Danzon, Barber’s Suite from Souvenirs, and Ravel’s Bolero.

Almanac - July 17, 2007, Volume 54, No. 1