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December 18, 2012

Viva Sunday: Top Picks For Sunday Suppers At Philadelphia Restaurants

Viva Sunday: Top Picks For Sunday Suppers At Philadelphia Restaurants

Sunday suppers are a cherished tradition among many families, and even among restaurant staffers, who often gather for a family-style feast at the end of the weekend. Happily, the Sunday supper legacy is being carried on by restaurants in Philadelphia. Some serve traditional, family-style meals and others boast special offerings like prix-fixe menus and exclusive […]

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July 26, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Late-Night Deals For Good Eats And Drinks At Philadelphia Restaurants

Roundup: Top Picks For Late-Night Deals For Good Eats And Drinks At Philadelphia Restaurants

Whether after a long day of work or amidst an evening of summer revelry, there’s nothing like a good late-night bite. That’s especially true when it’s paired with a great drink, no matter if your evening is winding down or just getting started. As folks who often get off work late themselves, plenty of chefs […]

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July 18, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Fresh Summertime Happy Hours In Philadelphia

Roundup: Top Picks For Fresh Summertime Happy Hours In Philadelphia

The good news: Philadelphia has got some killer happy hours. The better news: The scene keeps growing and growing. Whether you need to unwind after work or just want to check out some of the city’s finest eateries on a budget, happy hour is an ideal opportunity to enjoy what Philadelphia restaurants have to offer. […]

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July 16, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To The Best Live Comedy In Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Guide To The Best Live Comedy In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s thriving music scene is widely recognized, with rising local artists like Dr. Dog and Chiddy Bang, plus icons like Questlove, gaining national recognition. But for those who love to laugh (that’s everybody, in case you forgot), the city’s burgeoning comedy scene is also worth some attention. The comedy community in the 2-1-5 has been […]

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June 8, 2012

Roundup: Where In Philadelphia To Drink A Lemon Shandy, The Perfect Warm-Weather Cocktail

Roundup: Where In Philadelphia To Drink A Lemon Shandy, The Perfect Warm-Weather Cocktail

As the temperatures climb into the 70s and 80s, so do our diets adjust to the changes. Root vegetables are swapped out for fresh tomatoes and ramps; mulled cocktails and dark beers for bright ales and fruity wines. To be sure, certain foods and drinks hit the spot perfectly during certain times of year. And […]

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May 29, 2012

Celebrate The Super-Rare Transit Of Venus With Events At The American Philosophical Society Museum And Franklin Institute, June 1-10

Celebrate The Super-Rare Transit Of Venus With Events At The American Philosophical Society Museum And Franklin Institute, June 1-10

Every life is full of great firsts: a first word, a first kiss, even a first time on a roller coaster, or skydiving. But how about awesome events that are (almost certainly) lasting? June 5, it turns out, will be a monumental one of those. It’s the only time for the next 105 years that […]

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May 17, 2012

Celebrate Israeli Independence Day At Penn’s Landing This Sunday, May 20 With Live Music, Middle Eastern Food And Israeli Crafts

Celebrate Israeli Independence Day At Penn’s Landing This Sunday, May 20 With Live Music, Middle Eastern Food And Israeli Crafts

During spring in Philadelphia, there’s never a bad reason to go outside. But when the reason is memorable music, food and culture all in one place, you pretty much lose all power to refuse. That’s exactly the trifecta of fun that visitors can expect at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Israel Independence Day celebration […]

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May 14, 2012

Our Guide To The 82nd Annual Radnor Hunt Races, Retuning To Malvern This Saturday, May 19

Our Guide To The 82nd Annual Radnor Hunt Races, Retuning To Malvern This Saturday, May 19

The Radnor Hunt Races are a proud local tradition. Every spring for the last 82 years, jockeys have competed in the six fast-paced heats, just 25 miles from Center City. The event has maintained a decidedly upscale, old fashioned bent — so a day at the races can feel a bit like a trip back […]

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May 7, 2012

The 74th Annual Dad Vail Regatta, The Country’s Largest Collegiate Rowing Competition, Returns To The Schuylkill May 11-12

The 74th Annual Dad Vail Regatta, The Country's Largest Collegiate Rowing Competition, Returns To The Schuylkill May 11-12

Just as the city cools down from Penn Relays and Broad Street Run fever, it’s time for another record-breaking competition, bringing world-class athletes to Philadelphia. On May 11-12, the 74th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta sails onto the scenic Schuylkill River. The two-day event is the largest collegiate regatta in the U.S., with 3,500 racers […]

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May 7, 2012

The Franklin Institute Presents Dead Sea Scrolls, An Exhibition Featuring Never-Before-Seen Ancient Israeli Artifacts, Opening May 12

The Franklin Institute Presents Dead Sea Scrolls, An Exhibition Featuring Never-Before-Seen Ancient Israeli Artifacts, Opening May 12

Yet another groundbreaking exhibition will be making its way to Philadelphia next month, when Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times arrives at the Franklin Institute on May 12. The exhibit brings fascinating ancient artifacts to town, and gives visitors a glimpse into the rituals and beliefs of ancient Israeli culture. More than […]

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