Museum Without Walls: Audio Launches
What: Listen on your cell, stream video, or download narratives to get the inside story on 51 outdoor sculptures along Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. and Kelly Dr.
Why: Find out what Robert Indiana’s “Love” is all about.
When: You’re ready for the bigger picture.
Where: Around town. Participation is free.
What: Chef David Cunningham turns out American staples like roasted chicken and meat loaf made with ingredients from local farms.
Why: Save room for sophisticated ice cream floats (Root liquor spiked, lavender honey).
When: Tues.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. & 5 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 114 S. 12th St. (215-923-3300).
Vegan Tasting Menu
What: Meritage’s four-course spread ($35) is full of healthy treats, including grilled Japanese eggplant and mushroom lentil sticky rice in banana leaves.
Why: Coconut panna cotta so rich you won’t even miss the cream.
When: Every Tues., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 500 S. 20th St. Reservations (recommended) at 215-985-1922.
Harvey Faircloth Sale
What: Snatch up quirky, ladylike frocks from the vintage-inspired line at up to 75 percent off.
Why: The shiny little cape dress (reg. $520, now $179).
When: Your cutoffs don’t cut it.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Nolcha’s Independent Retail Week
What: Sales, trunk shows, and open houses at local boutiques (Sioux Zanne Messix, Joan Shepp) throughout the city.
Why: Support local businesses.
When: Starts tomorrow.
Where: Locations and schedule online at nolcha.com.
Art: Mark di Suvero, 2007. Photo: Courtesy of Gregory Benson and Museum Without Walls: Audio