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December 22, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

Catching the impressive fireworks display above the Delaware River is an ever-popular way to celebrate the New Year. This year, the display once again returns for two shows — one at 6 p.m. and midnight. Tons of bars and attractions along and just off the waterfront host parties to make it easy for folks to […]

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December 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Last-Minute Holiday Shopping, Manayunk Solstice Fire, RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Christmas Village, The Nutcracker, Franklin Flea And More

Christmas Village

As the last weekend before Christmas merrily arrives, it’s the holiday shopping events we’re looking to for their one-of-a-kind finds and holiday sales. This weekend, Franklin Flea takes to the historic Strawbridge’s building for one final pop-up shop of the season, and well-loved shopping destinations like Christmas Village, PHAIR at Franklin Square and Art Star […]

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December 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Opening Night For Palladino’s, Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl In Fairmount And More

Winterfest

Kick that holiday spirit into high gear, folks! Christmas is exactly one week away. Make your way to super-popular holiday attractions like the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, RiverRink Winterfest, the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Christmas Village and more. The Fairmount neighborhood welcomes crowds for its annual Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl, which brings drink deals to […]

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December 18, 2014

New Year’s Eve Hotel Packages In Philadelphia For 2015: Our Top Picks For NYE Hotel Packages In Philly This Year

New Year’s Eve Hotel Packages In Philadelphia For 2015: Our Top Picks For NYE Hotel Packages In Philly This Year

Ring in the New Year by treating yourself to a stay at a hotel after a night of dining, drinking and dancing 2014 away. With two fireworks shows above the Delaware River — the first at 6 p.m. and the second at midnight — parties are in high supply all over town. Avoid the hassle […]

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December 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

With Christmas Eve just one week (!) away, the city is buzzing with holiday happenings and tons of holiday cheer. The South Street neighborhood hosts the Santa’s South Street Stumble Bar Crawl, which will hit 12 bars in the neighborhood and provide revelers with drink discounts for some post-work fun. It’s the final Wednesday for […]

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December 17, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To New Year’s Eve Dinners And Toasts At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

Red Owl Tavern

Revelers can ring in 2015 with a tasty dinner and a glass of champagne at one of more than 50 restaurants serving up special New Year’s Eve dinners. Once again, the fireworks over the Delaware River return for two displays this year — at 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for ample time to feast […]

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December 17, 2014

Save The Date: The 115th Annual Mummers Parade Returns With 10,000 Performers, A New Route, Family Viewing Area And More, Thursday, January 1

Mummers Parade

It isn’t truly New Year’s Day in Philadelphia without thousands of costumed Philadelphians strutting down Broad Street for the annual Mummers Parade, which fills the city with revelry on Thursday, January 1. The parade, a Philadelphia tradition, welcomes men and women from 40 clubs to perform for the New Year’s Day crowd. The clubs are […]

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December 16, 2014

Head To The Gaslight For A Collaboration Chocolate And Comfort Food Dinner With The Franklin Fountain On Thursday, December 18

The Gaslight

Chocolate lovers, take note. This Thursday, December 18, Old City neighbors The Gaslight and Franklin Fountain will team up to create a four-course, chocolate-centric dinner. The Berley brothers — the dessert professionals behind Franklin Fountain — will make three different drinking chocolates and one chocolate ice cream, while chef Jason Cichonski will plate appropriate comfort […]

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December 15, 2014

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Brings Whimsical Scenes And Favorite Tunes To The Wells Fargo Center, December 25-January 4

Frozen Philadelphia

Get ready to hum along to Let it Go as Disney on Ice brings Frozen to the Wells Fargo Center for 11-days of twirling princesses, handsome princes, comical snowmen and plenty of song. Watch the story of Frozen unfold on ice while grooving to the songs and enjoying whimsical special effects. In addition to performances […]

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December 12, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Chef Luke Palladino Is Set To Open His First Philadelphia Restaurant, Palladino’s, On Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

Exciting news! Another hotly anticipated restaurant will soon join the dining ranks on East Passyunk Avenue. On Thursday, December 18, Palladino’s, Chef Luke Palladino’s first Philadelphia restaurant, will open its doors at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue. Palladino’s will restore life to the space of the former Colombo’s building. Opening with daily dinner and late-night service, […]

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