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June 18, 2014

Philadelphia Is One Of Six Finalists To Host The 2016 Democratic National Convention; Vote For Philly In The #DNC2016 Poll To Help Bring It Here

Big news everyone. Philadelphia is one of six finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The other finalist cities are Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, New York and Phoenix. Philadelphia has not hosted the Democratic National Convention since 1948. So it’s been a while. (The City of Brotherly Love last hosted a major party convention when […]

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March 3, 2014

Huffington Post Declares Philadelphia The Most Underrated City In America

The Huffington Post just published an enthusiastic piece citing 31 reasons why Philadelphia is the most underrated city in America. Among the reasons: our amazing BYOB restaurants, the Barnes, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, soft pretzels, Reading Terminal Market, the forthcoming Bike Share program, Fairmount Park, our accessible races like the Philadelphia Marathon, our great […]

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March 2, 2014

Deal Alert: Save $12 On Flower Show Tickets For March 3-9 With “Snow Day” Online Discount Offer Available Through Monday At Midnight

The 2014 Flower Show is off and running with a great opening weekend and a week ahead filled with a number of special events. But lest Mother Nature try to get in the way with, ahem, another snow storm forecasted for Sunday night and Monday, the Flower Show is using the snow as an excuse […]

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February 2, 2014

Super Bowl Video Interlude: The Philly Cheesesteak Shuffle

Geico made a Super Bowl ad and it featured Pat’s and Geno’s and Philadelphia’s beloved cheesesteak sandwich prominently.   Maybe not the best commercial we’ve ever seen, but we like it. And Pat’s and Geno’s are both looking really good. We may even have to add the Cheesesteak Shuffle to Philadelphia’s Sandwich Hall of Fame […]

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January 16, 2014

First Look At The Sure-To-Be-Amazing Restaurant Located On The Top Floor Of The New Comcast Skyscraper, Almost 1,000 Feet Off The Ground

So the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center. Pretty awesome news. For so many reasons — the jobs and economic impact, the impressive architecture, the new hotel, adding a new skyscraper to the city’s skyline… — but one of the elements that has us the most excited is the top-floor restaurant. Yes, the restaurant that’s […]

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October 11, 2013

Insane Deal Alert: October AND Now November Are Lobster Months At Route 6 – Enjoy Half-Price Lobster Dishes All Month Long

UPDATE, October 30, 2013: Awesome News Alert — Due to the overwhelming response to and success of the below Lobster Month promotion during the month of October, Starr Restaurant Organization has decided to extend the Lobster Mania at Route 6 for one entire more month, so now you can enjoy (almost) half-price lobster dishes* for […]

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September 9, 2013

Video Interlude: Fly, Eagles, Fly – Philadelphia Eagles Open Their Season Tonight On Monday Night Football – Let’s Go Birds!

  The Eagles kick off their season tonight on Monday Night Football against the Washington Redskins in DC. They play the early game. Kick off is at 7:10 p.m. The game will be on ABC and ESPN as well as 94 WYSP. Watch the video above to get psyched. And then let the Chip Kelly […]

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June 17, 2013

Quotable: Phil Mickelson Loves Philadelphia Fans And Wants The U.S. Open To Return To Merion Soon

We spent some quality time at Merion for the U.S. Open over the last week and it was a pretty great experience. We’d been looking forward to the tournament coming to town for a while now and it did not let us down. Not only were we excited for the golf, but for the entire […]

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June 8, 2013

Top 12 Reasons To Get Psyched About The 2013 U.S. Open Championship Coming To Merion This Week

Well, it’s here. For the first time in more than 30 years, Philadelphia will host one of golf’s four major championships this week at Merion Golf Club. The 2013 U.S. Open Championship tees off at Merion from Monday, June 10 to Sunday, June 16. (You can get an early start by checking out the official […]

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May 17, 2013

Fairmount Night Market On Instagram – The Best Of Your Instagrams From Last Night’s #NightMkt #Fairmount

Night Market Fairmount did not disappoint. How could it, really? The weather was gorgeous. The food vendors were out in droves. The beer was flowing. There were multiple stages with live music. Eastern State was open late and rocking out. And people came out in force. And sure, there were some lines at a lot […]

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