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November 20, 2014

Philadelphia Marathon Runners Can Enjoy A Carb-Loaded Prix-Fixe Special At More Than A Dozen Restaurants, Saturday, November 22

Carbing up before the Philadelphia Marathon can be a drab and joyless affair dominated by boxed pasta, oatmeal and pretzels, but more than a dozen restaurants in Center City and Manayunk are upping the offerings. The night before the big run, join the racers in carb loading with Choose Your Course specials on Saturday, November […]

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November 19, 2014

The Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 21-23 With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Free Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

On your mark, get set, go! The 21st annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. With a fast course that winds through the city’s historic downtown, past the stunning Philadelphia […]

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November 19, 2014

Bob Dylan Plays The Academy of Music In His First Performances In Center City Since The 1960s This Weekend, November 21-23

Music trends come and go, but Bob Dylan never goes out of style. The original singer-songwriter has many guises, and a huge catalog of tunes, so you never know quite what to expect when he brings his band to The Academy of Music, November 21-23. Dylan’s been on the scene since the 1960s, however, this […]

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November 18, 2014

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch celebrates paper art at the annual Book Paper Scissors sale, presented by the Philadelphia Center for the Book. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, November 22, jump start your holiday shopping (and support the local art scene!) by browsing goods from artists as they set up […]

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November 17, 2014

The Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination Celebration Brings One Million Holiday Lights To Peddler’s Village, This Friday, November 21

Peddler’s Village in Bucks County ushers in the holiday season with its annual Grand Illumination Celebration on Friday, November 21. At 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Santa and Mrs. Claus will flip on the lights and illuminate the Bucks County attraction with one million twinkling lights of all colors. After the lights are turned on for […]

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November 14, 2014

Weekend Picks: Opening Weekend For The Ice Rink At Dilworth Park And Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Love Your Park Fall Service Day, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, First Person Arts Festival And More

A photo posted by Uwishunu Philly (@uwishunu) on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:27pm PST The holiday season is at hand: It’s opening weekend for the ice rink at Dilworth Park and Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival. The holiday spirit has slowly begun to spread though the city, and this weekend’s openings of pop-up markets and well-loved […]

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November 13, 2014

Reminder: Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns To More Than 70 Parks In The City This Saturday, November 15; Online Registration Ends Tomorrow, November 14

Philadelphia’s parks host alfresco movie nights, theater experiences, parties, flea markets, farmers’ markets and more all throughout the year. Raise a hat to the city’s parks and their programs by helping our city’s parks gear up for winter. In celebration of Love Your Park Fall Service Day, green spaces across the city are about to […]

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November 12, 2014

Franklin Flea Holiday Market Returns For A Six-Week Indoor Season At The Historic Strawbridge’s Building Every Saturday, November 15-December 20

Fulfilling holiday shopping dreams in Philadelphia will be easy as pie this season. In addition to the many new retail opportunities in Center City, the Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea Holiday Market returns for six Saturday shopping days, November 15 through December 20. Following a fantastic alfresco summer season, now that the weather is growing chilly, the […]

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November 11, 2014

Philadelphia Troupe Koresh Dance Company Hits The Suzanne Roberts Theatre For Three Shows This Weekend, November 13-15

Philadelphia has a thriving local dance community, and Koresh Dance Company has been a part of the scene since its founding in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer and artistic director Ronen (Roni) Koresh. These days, the dynamic contemporary troupe tours the country, bringing its signature engaging and passionate style to cities from coast to coast. This […]

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November 11, 2014

Deal Feed: Oyster House Hosts Brunch Honoring The Spirit Of Gin With A $20 Oyster And Drink Deal, This Saturday, November 15

Since its launch five years ago, Oyster House has been backing up its selection of megafresh shellfish with excellent crafted cocktails and a library of 50-plus bottles of gin, among other libations. This Saturday, the restaurant’s general manager Daniel McLaughlin and Bluecoat gin distiller Michael Higgins invite the public in to Oyster House to learn […]

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