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July 25, 2014

Save The Date: Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival Arrives With Hundreds Of Shows September 5-21 And Its Annual Culinary Bash, Feastival, Thursday, September 18

Every fall, Philadelphia’s arts scene steps up its game from consistently amazing to truly phenomenal with the advent of the annual Fringe Festival, now in its 18th year of bringing progressive performers from near and far to Philadelphia stages and places. The Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns September 5-21, with 17 days filled with hundreds of […]

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July 23, 2014

A.Bar, AKA Rittenhouse’s Intimate Cocktail Bar, Now Serving Chef Eli Kulp’s Brand-New Menu And Offering Expanded Hours

This past spring, the talented team behind acclaimed Old City establishments Fork and High Street on Market — chef Eli Kulp and owner Ellen Yin — ventured west to Rittenhouse Square to create entirely new menus for dining destinations a.kitchen and a.bar. To complement the recently launched (and immediately lauded) new menus at a.kitchen, a […]

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July 22, 2014

Contest Alert: Submit Your Best Shots To The Create Your Own Phillyosophy Summer Photo Contest For A Chance To Win A Spot On An I-95 Billboard And More

Heads up, shutterbugs. Today, VISIT PHILADELPHIA™ launched the Create Your Own Phillyosophy Contest to give photo-happy fans of Philadelphia the chance to show off the city they love. Entering is a cinch. From July 22 through August 3, just capture a great photo of Philadelphia and go to visitphilly.com/contest to pair the shot with one […]

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July 21, 2014

The Delaware River Waterfront Continues Its Growth With The Development Of Pier 68, A Public Fishing Pier, Picnic Spot And Nature Oasis In Pennsport, To Open in Mid-2015

As part of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware — a program that aims to turn six-miles of the Central Delaware River waterfront into a fully developed public space for the community’s enjoyment — Pier 68 in Pennsport will soon transform from an abandoned space to a waterfront oasis ideal for fishing, lounging and […]

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July 21, 2014

Now Open: Six Points Bakery And Executive Pastry Chef George Fritzsche Bring Kosher Baked Goods To Bala Cynwyd

File under the heading “kosher deliciousness”: The group behind the Main Line’s upscale Jewish dining phenom Citron+Rose and Six Points Catering has openedSix Points Bakery on Montgomery Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. The completely kashrut operation, named after the star of David, and run by owner David Magerman, is technically a makeshift solution for the catering […]

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July 18, 2014

Now Open: Independence Beer Garden Debuts On Independence Mall With Summer Eats, All-American Craft Beers And Plenty Of Alfresco Good Times

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has a long history of embracing residents and visitors with a strong independent streak. It’s appropriate, then, that a freewheeling concept like a beer garden encircling an office building should be such a bona fide hit in this town. That’s right, folks. The 20,000 square-foot outdoor area of 100 […]

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July 18, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Hits The Oval Today At 4 P.M. To Help Kick Off Its Opening Weekend

The Oval launched its summer 2014 season this week and kicks off its first weekend with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series happy hour, the launch of Yards Brewing Company’s Fairmout Park Pale Ale and much more. Who’s ready to start another sweet summer weekend at a brilliant beer garden? With the turnout at the […]

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July 18, 2014

Uber Ice Cream Trucks Return To Philadelphia Today, July 18, With On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks From 11 A.M. To 5 P.M.

Have you ever dreamed of summoning an ice cream truck to your doorstep? Thanks to Uber, today you can. Today, Friday, July 18, score sweet treats on demand via Uber Philadelphia thanks to a global one-day-only blitz that adds ice cream trucks as an option on Uber’s smartphone app, which usually offers on-demand town cars […]

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July 4, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Have A Happy Fourth Of July 2014, Philadelphia!

Happy Birthday, America! The official day of commemorating the birth of the nation has arrived. Today, the week-long celebration of July 4th in Philadelphia reaches its crescendo. Wawa Welcome America hits its high point tonight with a bang as a free blockbuster concert and a free fireworks show take over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway from […]

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July 2, 2014

Now On View: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan For The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Renovation And Expansion Unveiled In Making A Classic Modern, On View Through September 1

This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art pulls back the curtain on its grand plans for the future of one of our city’s cultural treasures. Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art […]

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