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December 10, 2014

The Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl Returns To 12 Bars In The Fairmount Neighborhood Next Thursday, December 18

Rembrandt's

Drink up as the Reindeer Romp bar crawl fills bars throughout Fairmount with drink specials in the spirit of Christmas. For an admission fee of $10 and an unwrapped toy to be donated to kids at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, bar crawlers will receive $3 deals on Sam Adams and Jolly Traveler brews. Participants […]

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October 30, 2014

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

It’s here, Philly. The weekend-long celebration of All Hallow’s Eve can officially commence. Start your Halloween weekend early with Halloween eve festivities taking place across the city. Zombies take over Northern Liberties at the annual Zombie Bar Crawl. Crawlers are asked to come in their spookiest zombie makeup and apparel and crawl from bar to […]

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October 27, 2014

Your Complete Guide To Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia 2014: A Day-By-Day Breakdown Of The Best Parties, Concerts, Trick-Or-Treating, Haunted Activities And More

Halloween

Halloween weekend is shaping up to be pretty epic this year, thanks to Halloween falling on a Friday. That means there are going to be three-plus days of Halloweens festivities blanketing the city. Here’s how the weekend sets up: Thursday, October 30 is Mischief Night; Friday, October 31 is Halloween; and Saturday, November 1 is […]

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September 24, 2014

Celebrate Oktoberfest At Alla Spina This Weekend With A Sunday Street Festival, Tap Takeover And More, September 26 & 28

Celebrate Oktoberfest At Alla Spina This Weekend With A Sunday Street Festival, Tap Takeover And More, September 26 & 28

It’s still September, but Oktoberfest is in full effect throughout the city. This weekend, the party moves to Marc Vetri’s Italian gastropub Alla Spina. In addition to slate of special events, Victory Brewing will host a tap takeover, and the kitchen will serve up delectable German fare all weekend long. The party kicks off at […]

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June 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Father’s Day Dinner, Brunch And Events In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Picks For Father's Day Dinner, Brunch And Events In And Around Philadelphia

It’s time to show pop some love. Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15, and to celebrate dear ol’ dad, a slew of Philadelphia restaurants, bars and attractions host Father’s Day celebrations all weekend long. From free steak dinners and free beer for Dad, to an outdoor extravaganza on Independence Mall, making every father in […]

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March 20, 2014

Philly Wine Week Picks: Our Guide To Opening And Ongoing Events

Barbuzzo

Beginning this Sunday, March 23, the city uncorks red, white and sparkling wines (along with tons of great food pairings) for the first-ever Philly Wine Week. The wine-centric fete runs through next Sunday, March 30 and brings dozens and dozens of events to more than 10 participating bars. Participants include Alla Spina, High Street on […]

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March 12, 2014

Alla Spina Launches Sunday Suds And Grub, A Rotating Weekly Prix-Fixe Family-Style Menu Every Sunday

Alla Spina Launches Sunday Suds And Grub, A Rotating Weekly Prix-Fixe Family-Style Menu Every Sunday

Sunday suppers are a cherished tradition among many, including restaurant staffers, who often gather for a family-style feast at the end of the weekend. Happily, the Sunday supper tradition is alive and well at Alla Spina, James Beard Award-winning chef Marc Vetri’s Italian bar on North Broad Street. As of this month, diners can take […]

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March 11, 2014

Philly Wine Week Makes Its Debut With Tastings, Classes, Happy Hours And More At Tons Of Bars And Restaurants In The Area, March 23-30

Philly Wine Week Makes Its Debut With Tastings, Classes, Happy Hours And More At Tons Of Bars And Restaurants In The Area, March 23-30

Wine is the name of the game for a full week as the city welcomes the first-ever Philly Wine Week from March 23 to 30. For its inaugural year, Philly Wine Week promises wine-centric events at some of the city’s most popular bars and restaurants. The party kicks off on Sunday, March 23 at Ristorante […]

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February 18, 2014

Top Philadelphia Chefs Take On Kosher Dining For A Good Cause At Bubby’s Cook-Off, Wednesday, February 26

Top Philadelphia Chefs Take On Kosher Dining For A Good Cause At Bubby's Cook-Off, Wednesday, February 26

Though the name Bubby’s Cook-Off evokes a bunch of ladies rolling knadelach, the second-annual event actually squares off local chefs rendering contemporary spins on kosher cooking. Set for Wednesday, February 26, the interactive fundraiser sets top Philadelphia chefs against one another in a cook-off of traditional kosher dishes with a modern twist, and the guests […]

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October 8, 2013

More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: Food And Wine Magazine’s Restaurant Editor Heaps Praise On The Philadelphia Dining Landscape

More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: Food And Wine Magazine's Restaurant Editor Heaps Praise On The Philadelphia Dining Landscape

It’s no secret to us that Philadelphia’s culinary landscape is broader and better than ever — and now word is spreading far and wide with the help of the brand-new November 2013 issue of Food & Wine magazine. In I ♥ Philadelphia, Food & Wine restaurant editor Kate Krader admits to not giving Philadelphia restaurants […]

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