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Local Music: Five Unorthodox Places To Catch A Show

Local Music: Five Unorthodox Places To Catch A Show

Whats the best way to get to know Philadelphia’s music scene? Easy! Head out to one of the many local shows put together by Philly locals. Each of the following venues are known for their eclectic events that bring people together from all around the city and surrounding suburbs. Philadelphia easily has one of the […]

 

Olde Kensington: More Than One Game At Everybody Hits Batting Cages

Olde Kensington: More Than One Game At Everybody Hits Batting Cages

For David Gavigan, baseball never ends. Traditionally a spring sport for most high schools and colleges, many neighborhood youth leagues have extended the season into the fall. But bats are generally silent for the rest of the year. Except at Everybody Hits. Gavigan (below right) opened his batting cages at 529 W. Girard Ave. in May 2013. The fun-themed indoor batting […]

 

North Central: Everybody Hits among growing businesses on Girard Avenue

North Central: Everybody Hits among growing businesses on Girard Avenue

At 3 p.m. on a quiet Tuesday afternoon, David Gavigan walks up to the front door of Everybody Hits, flipping the sign hanging in the clear glass window to ‘Open.’ With the day about to begin for the small business owner, Gavigan awaits the arrival of a yellow school bus holding the Philadelphia Electrical and […]

 By Lindsay Wessell and Saba Abbasi

Northern Liberties: Girard Avenue Batting Cages a Home Run

Northern Liberties: Girard Avenue Batting Cages a Home Run

It’s the first business of its kind in Philadelphia. This former home to the Sixth Street Farmers Market, a silent film theater and a scratch-and-dent appliance store, has been transformed into an indoor, three-stall automatic batting cage offering hitters anything from slow-pitch softball to fast-pitch baseball. Everybody Hits, which opened on May 4th, at 529 […]