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Rare Sneakers Headed for Wells Fargo; Franklin Flea Returns; More!

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SOUTH PHILLY— Heads up, sneakerheads: Mitchell & Ness is partnering with the 76ers to bring Shoe+Topia, an underground touring sneaker convention, to the City of Brotherly Love for the first time ever. Taking place at the Wells Fargo Center noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29, the event will showcase exclusive East Coast sneaker vendors, plus unreleased and limited-edition products from Mitchell & Ness. Special guests, raffles, and giveaways are also on the agenda. [Racked Inbox]

QUEEN VILLAGE— Merchants of the Fourth Street business community are resurrecting Fourth Friday, a once-monthly event that promises extended hours, art, music, food, special discounts, and boutique-hosted parties. On the docket for today's Fourth Friday: a Spring Equinox Party at Moon + Arrow, plus special savings at Bus Stop, Urban Princess, and Armour, and much more. The festivities takes place 5pm to 9pm on Friday, March 28, with hours varying by business. [Racked Inbox]

PLYMOUTH MEETING— Franklin Flea's pop-up flea market at the Plymouth Meeting Mall kicks off Friday, March 28, for a two-weekend-long run. Expect a curated list of 15 to 20 antiques and vintage vendors, plus a very special guest appearance: doughnuts and gourmet tacos from the mall's neighboring Whole Foods. Shop the Franklin Flea during regular mall hours March 28 through March 30 and April 4 through April 6. [Racked Inbox]

Bus Stop Boutique

727 S 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 215-627-2357 Visit Website

Wells Fargo Center

3601 S. Broad St Philadelphia, PA