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January 22, 2015

Don’t Miss The First-Ever Winterfest Brewfest This Weekend, January 23-25, With Local Breweries, Free Samples, Quizzo, Beer Talks And More

Don't Miss The First-Ever Winterfest Brewfest This Weekend, January 23-25, With Local Breweries, Free Samples, Quizzo, Beer Talks And More

Raise your glass! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest’s first-ever Brewfest hits the Penn’s Landing winter village this weekend, January 23 through 25. All weekend long, beer will take center stage as a variety of local breweries set up shop to pour brews, brewers visit for beer talks, a professional teaches about homebrewing and beer-centric films and […]

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January 21, 2015

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Pizza Week At Pizzeria Stella, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing And More

Winterfest

Scratch your plans to eat dinner at home. Meal deals fill the city as Center City Restaurant Week continues at more than 100 restaurants — and Pizza Week hits Pizzeria Stella while Meat Week hits Percy Street Barbecue. Yum. Another deal: The Franklin Institute offers free admission tonight for its recurring Target Community Night. Watch […]

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January 21, 2015

The Radio 104.5 Winter Jam Fills Xfinity Live With Free Music From Bands Including The Gaslight Anthem And Cold War Kids, Saturday, January 24

The Radio 104.5 Winter Jam Fills Xfinity Live With Free Music From Bands Including The Gaslight Anthem And Cold War Kids, Saturday, January 24

Radio 104.5 is known for its free concerts in the summer. But in the winter, the alternative radio station hosts its Winter Jam, a free, blowout concert. This year’s concert will take place at Xfinity Live on Saturday, January 24 and promises to be the biggest Winter Jam ever. The concert will fill two stages […]

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January 21, 2015

Pizza Week Returns To Pizzeria Stella With A $35 Meal Deal, Through January 23 And January 25-30

Pizzeria Stella

The rest of the city may call it Restaurant Week, but at Pizzeria Stella it’s affectionately known as Pizza Week — or the best time to stuff your face with wood-fired pies topped with capicola, abbruzze pepperoni, long-hot pesto, black truffles and fontina or mushrooms and smoked mozzarella, to name a few. Now through Friday, […]

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January 21, 2015

Lamb Shack Takes Over At Zahav With The Restaurant’s Signature Braised Lamb Shoulder, From Friday, February 6 Through Saturday, February 28

Lamb Shack Takes Over At Zahav With The Restaurant's Signature Braised Lamb Shoulder, From Friday, February 6 Through Saturday, February 28

It’s one of the most highly sought after items in one of the city’s most highly sought after restaurants, but as is so often the case with labor-intensive delicacies, its availability is, unfortunately, limited. But not in February. Zahav’s signature braised lamb shoulder — the only menu item chef Michael Solomonov hasn’t changed since opening […]

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January 20, 2015

Deal Feed: Enjoy Free Admission To The Franklin Institute On The Third Wednesday Night Of The Month, Including This Wednesday, January 21

Franklin Institute

Leave your wallet at home this Wednesday night as The Franklin Institute invites guests in for free admission for its monthly Target Community Night. On the third Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise noted), explore the museum for no cost at all. The evening of free admission runs from 5 to 8 p.m. and includes […]

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January 20, 2015

See Award-Winning Photos Of Objects Magnified Up To 1500 Times At The Wistar Institute, Now Through March 6

Wistar Institute

Bacon and chocolate. Beer and ping pong. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Sometimes two opposites come together to create something amazing. In this vein, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition unites art and science, resulting in breathtaking images of everyday objects magnified at up to 1500x. Talk about an extreme close-up! Now through March 6, […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: Learn About The Largest Snake To Ever Roam The Earth At Titanoboa: Monster Snake At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 14-April 19

Coming Attraction: Learn About The Largest Snake To Ever Roam The Earth At Titanoboa: Monster Snake At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 14-April 19

Skeptics of the creepy crawly, be warned: The Academy of Natural Sciences is opening Titanoboa: Monster Snake, an exhibition about the largest snake to ever live, on Saturday, February 14. The massive snake not only measured 48 feet, but it also weighed 2,500 pounds — big enough to kill and eat a crocodile. Remains of […]

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January 20, 2015

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Open The Art Of The Brick, The World’s Largest Display Of LEGO Art, On February 7

The Franklin Institute

LEGO fans, listen up. On Saturday, February 7, The Franklin Institute will unveil the world’s largest display of LEGO art for The Art of The Brick, a never-before-seen exhibition made exclusively for the Franklin Institute exhibition. The exhibition will be made up of more than 100 works created entirely from LEGOs by contemporary artist, Nathan […]

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January 19, 2015

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today, Monday, January 19, With A Variety Of Events And Activities Throughout The City

“I have a dream…” Those words were immortalized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when he pronounced them on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. Today, Monday, January 19, America celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King on his birthday, honoring the man who spurred so much change in the world of […]

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