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December 26, 2012

Our Guide To The 113th Annual Mummers Parade, New Year’s Day 2013: Where To Watch, What To Expect, New Additions This Year And More

Philadelphia’s favorite New Year’s Day tradition is back for its 113th year. The annual Mummers Parade will start 2013 on a very festive foot. The day is packed with activities and events, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or miss part of the fun. So to make sure you’re well-equipped for the Mummers madness, check […]

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January 1, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Happy New Year, Philadelphia!

Happy New Year, Philadelphia! There’s a ton going on today — from the popular Mummers Parade to recovery brunches — get out there and make the most of the first day of 2014. We’re super excited for what’s in store for 2014, it’s bound to be another awesome year for Philadelphia as a ton of […]

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December 26, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Celebrating New Year’s Day 2013 In Philadelphia

After a New Year’s Eve packed with events ranging from family-friendly parties with riverfront views of the fireworks to live concerts with bottomless beer, you don’t want your New Year’s Day to disappoint. Luckily, Philadelphia is keeping the celebration on high as we step into 2013. The famous Mummers Parade isn’t the only event happening […]

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December 13, 2012

Save The Date: The 113th Annual Mummers Parade Returns To Broad Street On New Year’s Day, January 1, 2013; MummersFest Is Back, Too!

The only-in-Philadelphia, tried and true, world famous New Year’s Day tradition that brings 10,000 men and women, dressed in colorfully lavish costumes, twirling and strutting down Broad Street, is back. The 113th Annual Mummers Parade, Philadelphia’s favorite, famous New Year’s Day tradition, returns on January 1, 2013. And in the wake of a Mummers miracle […]

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November 26, 2012

Arden Theatre Company Puts A New Spin On The Classic Cinderella Story, Starting November 28

The story of Cinderella gets a fresh spin when Arden Children’s Theatre presents this classic tale, starting on November 28. In this version, Cinderella is extremely feisty, the stepsisters are twins, the prince plays a larger role than usual and Mozart makes an appearance. When it comes to children’s fare, the Arden Theatre Company looks […]

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December 17, 2012

Catch Remnants Of Longwood Gardens’ Sensational Summer LIGHT Installation, Still On Display Through The Holidays

Longwood Gardens is one of the Philadelphia region’s most special attractions, a lush world of exotic flowers and plants, with each season bringing a different pleasure: spring magnolias and azaleas; summer roses and water lilies; fall foliage and chrysanthemums; and winter camellias, orchids and palms. This season is an extra-special time to visit Longwood Gardens, […]

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October 15, 2012

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute Presents Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Showcasing 300 Items Retrieved From The Epic Shipwreck, On View Starting November 10

100 years ago, on April 15, 1912, the world’s largest ship of its time sank into the depths of the ocean after colliding with an iceberg, tragically claiming more than 1,500 lives and bringing to a halt the world’s unshakeable confidence in modern technology. The Franklin Institute is honoring the centennial anniversary of one of […]

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November 15, 2012

Longwood Gardens Christmas, A Twinkling Wonderland Bedecked With 500,000 Lights, Returns For The 2012 Holiday Season On November 22

No holiday in Philadelphia is complete without a visit to Longwood Gardens Christmas, where 500,000 twinkling lights, thousands of poinsettias, magnificent Christmas trees and spectacular fountain shows will transform the property into a brilliant winter wonderland. Longwood Gardens Christmas opens on Thursday, November 22 and will stay up through January 6. Horticultural highlights include topiaries […]

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November 8, 2012

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Opening November 17

In the 1980s, while the younger generation was busy collecting Cabbage Patch Dolls and Care Bears, Linda Lee Alter began working on a collection guaranteed not to share an eventual eBay fate. Dissatisfied with the lack of representation of female artists within public institutions, Alter, a Philadelphia artist, collector and founder of the Leeway Foundation, […]

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December 18, 2012

Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents A Friday Night Film Series In Honor Of Dancing Around The Bride, On Display Through January 21

Any fan of the arts can tell you that chance collaborations lead to great things — from a group of four Liverpudlians making teenage girls scream through the 60s, to a frazzle-haired director helping girls of all ages swoon through 30 years of Johnny Depp movies. Currently on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, […]

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