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October 31, 2014

The Kimmel Center Brings International Phenomenon The It Gets Better Project To Philadelphia For Residency Events And A Live Stage Show, November 4-8

Launched in 2010 with a single inspirational YouTube video by syndicated columnist Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller, the It Gets Better Project has grown into an international phenomenon that’s inspired people from all walks of life to create more than 50,000 videos supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth who have experienced […]

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October 31, 2014

A Guide To The 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival, Returning November 4-15 With Storytelling, Panels And A Food Event With Chefs Marcus Samuelsson And Jennifer Carroll

Now in its 13th year, the First Person Arts Festival continues its unique celebration of documenting real life through storytelling. Internationally renowned artists join everyday people from both Philadelphia and across the country to take part in the annual event, sharing their tall tales and personal experiences on stages around town from November 4 to […]

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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 30, 2014

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

This past summer, the 22,000 square-foot outdoor area of One South Independence Mall West welcomed awesome alfresco space Independence Beer Garden, and the place has been a bona fide hit. The latest venture for chef Michael Schulson, also of Sampan in Midtown Village, the mobile IBG Truck and Izakaya in Atlantic City, Independence Beer Garden […]

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October 30, 2014

Reminder: Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia Kicks Off Tonight And Continues Through Sunday With Tons Of Spooky Good Times

It’s time to start the spooktacular holiday weekend, Philadelphia. We know, Halloween officially hits tomorrow, October 31, but we’re here to remind you there’s just one final day to plan out your partying, costume and plan of action. Fortunately, we’ve done the legwork for you. We’ve compiled multiple lists of ways to spend Halloween weekend […]

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October 29, 2014

Accolades Continue To Pour In For Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls Featured On Yesterday Morning’s Today Show

A round of applause is in order for Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, which was featured on yesterday morning’s Today show as part of Today’s Halloween Boo-nanza. In the segment, Natalie Morales and Jenna Bush Hager tour the historic prison, learn about the prisoners and even take part in a creepy ghost […]

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October 29, 2014

Chaddsford Winery Hosts Food Trucks And Serves Mulled Wine During Fire And Spice Weekends, Every Saturday And Sunday In November

The air may be getting cooler, but the scene at Chaddsford Winery in Delaware County is just heating up. Every Saturday and Sunday in November, the winery will host Fire and Spice Weekends. From noon until 7 p.m., visitors can enjoy fire pits, special tastings, hot mulled wine, and fresh fare from some of the […]

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October 28, 2014

Now Open: Lo Spiedo, A New Rotisserie And Grill At The Philadelphia Navy Yard From Marc Vetri And Team

A photo posted by Lo Spiedo (@lospiedophilly) on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11pm PDT With the opening of Lo Spiedo at The Navy Yard, chef Marc Vetri has given diners an excellent reason to head south for a meal — namely, juicy meats from a custom 72-inch rotisserie. The ever-expanding restaurant empire of Philadelphia super chef […]

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October 28, 2014

The Penn Museum Showcases Global Designs During Its Treasures Jewelry Sale And Show, October 31-November 2

Attention jewelry lovers: report to the Penn Museum this weekend to discover a trove of sparkly finds at the biennial Treasures Sale and Show, October 31-November 2. An event organized by the Women’s Committee of the Penn Museum, the jewelry show and sale has evolved from the accessories and furnishings market of years past into […]

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October 28, 2014

Adventure Aquarium Hosts Underwater Synchronized Swimmers The Weeki Wachee Mermaids On Their First Northeast Visit, November 1-9

Before Ariel and her six singing sisters were popularized as Disney princesses, there were the world-famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids. With flowing hair, bikini tops and colorful “tails”, these underwater performers have been thrilling audiences in Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida for more than 60 years. Now, for the first time in their history, the group of […]

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