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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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July 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Oval’s Summer Season Kicks Off, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Movie Screening At NMAJH, Opening Of Fergie’s Beer Garden And More

The Oval kicks off its month-long summer season with a grand kickoff tonight complete with an alfresco beer garden, fare from food trucks, backyard games, first views of an awesome art installation and more. This evening, The Oval, the popular pop-up park on Benjamin Franklin Parkway opens for summer 2014 and brings with it a […]

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July 14, 2014

Ambler Restaurant Week Returns With Lunch And Dinner Prix-Fixe Deals At More Than A Dozen Restaurants, July 14-21

Back by popular demand, Ambler will host its own Restaurant Week in honor of its growing realm of diverse restaurants starting today, Monday, July 14 and running through Monday, July 21. The definition of a small town, Ambler covers less than one square mile, but despite its diminutive size, it’s amazingly complete, with a host […]

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October 1, 2013

The Ambler Main Street Oktoberfest Returns For Its 22nd Year With A Beer Garden, Food, Music And Family-Friendly Fun, Saturday, October 5

Though the weather may feel more like spring this week, the fall festival season is in full swing with events both in the city and just beyond city limits. This weekend, make the quick trip to Ambler in Montgomery County for the annual Ambler Main Street Oktoberfest, now in its 22nd year. On Saturday, October […]

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July 18, 2013

Summer Flings Series Brings A Three-Week Music And Comedy Festival To Act II Playhouse, July 18-August 4

Thanks to Danny and Sandy, we all know the best fling is a summer fling. While not all of us are gutsy enough to sing about it in chorus lines of Greasers and Pink Ladies, we can always do the next best thing and celebrate with a three week festival of music and comedy. From […]

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January 11, 2013

Act II Playhouse In Ambler To Host Four Famed Comedians In A Weekend Of Comedy, January 11-12

Four nationally recognized comics will be taking the stage at Act II Playhouse in Ambler. Between the four performing comedians they have appeared on NBC, ABC, MTV and Comedy Central… just to name a few. This performance is destined to be gut-bustingly funny. The stand-up comedy weekend runs from January 11-12 and encompasses three separate […]

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January 8, 2013

Act II Playhouse Presents The Hilarious Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs, January 15-27

If you’ve never seen a Jen Childs show — with her as writer, director, on stage or all of the above — you’ve never lived. Seriously: Jen, co-founder of 1812 Productions, is quite possibly the funniest woman in Philadelphia. Next up at Act II Playhouse: Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs. It’s on […]

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December 17, 2012

Roundup: Where To Partake In The Feast Of The Seven Fishes This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a strong Italian tradition stemming from the Catholic faith, an event that counts down to the arrival of Jesus at midnight on Christmas Day. Traditionally, the feast happens on Christmas Eve, but now has spread to the days leading up to the night before Christmas as well. Many […]

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September 13, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For 2012 Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Oktoberfest takes over Philadelphia once again this season with all the wurst, craft beer and everything pumpkin lining up front and center for a slew of daily and weekly celebrations. From partying atop the decks of a battleship to sausage eating contests and block parties, we’ve got you covered on where to get your fill of […]

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August 30, 2012

Act II Playhouse Presents 4 Lads From Liverpool, A Tribute To The Beatles, Starting September 4

Calling all Beatles fans: Ambler’s Act II Playhouse presents 4 Lads From Liverpool, a rollicking tribute to The Beatles beginning September 4. The show takes you through an epic journey that begins in the early days in Hamburg, Germany and the Cavern Club in Liverpool, then fast forwards to the Sgt. Pepper-era and beyond. You […]

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