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September 5, 2014

Save The Date: Brauhaus Schmitz Celebrates Oktoberfest 2014 With Its Annual Street Festival On Saturday, September 20

Most people probably need time to prepare to face 2,000 pounds of roast pork and sausage, so this should be considered an official heads up: Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest 2014 will take place on Saturday, September 20. And there will be lots and lots of meat. The South Street bierhall is going above and beyond in […]

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July 2, 2014

The Hawthornes IPA Block Party Returns With $5 Craft Beer, Street Food, Games, Live Music And More, This Saturday, July 5

While the actual site of Hawthorne’s Cafe rebuilds after a fire, the folks behind the business take it outside for the annual IPA Block Party. This Saturday, July 5 from noon to 8 p.m., head to 11th and Fitzwater streets for $5 beers of all sort — IPAs, wheat beers, summer brews, cider and more. […]

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June 26, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Awesome Fest Summer Movie Series In Clark Park, Schuylkill Banks Outdoor Movie Night, Pairings On The Parkway And More

Embrace the summertime mood tonight, folks. This evening, two parks host outdoor movie screenings and alfresco events rule. Tonight, The Awesome Fest, the seriously-popular free summer movie series, kicks off with a screening of Riot on the Dance Floor, a documentary about a former punk venue in Trenton, New Jersey. It’s the first night of […]

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June 12, 2014

Fleisher Art Memorial Hosts Its Annual ARTspiration Festival, A Full Day Of Free Outdoor Art-Centric Programming, Saturday, June 14

Get artsy at the 8th annual ARTspiration Festival at Fleisher Art Memorial this Saturday, June 14. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy a slew of outdoor art-centric programming in Fleisher’s parking lot at the 700 block of Catharine Street and in the adjacent Palumbo Park. Children and adults alike are invited to take part […]

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June 9, 2014

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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May 16, 2014

Makers Dozen, A New Store On East Passyunk Avenue, Promises Handcrafted Goods From Local And International Artists All Year Round

Looking to support local artisans and pick up uncommon goods throughout the year? You’re in luck. Now open on East Passyunk Avenue, Makers Dozen supplies treasure-seekers and supporters of Philadelphia’s maker community with handcrafted items. The part-gallery and part-boutique promises guests a curated collection of exceptional goods. The inventory largely features items from local artisans […]

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May 13, 2014

Our Guide To The Italian Market Festival Hitting 9th Street This Saturday And Sunday, May 17-18, With Food, Drinks, Live Music, Games And More

Who’s hungry for a blockbuster street festival? This Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, the already-bustling heart of South Philly welcomes more than 70,000 visitors to the neighborhood’s streets for its annual 9th Street Italian Market Festival. South Philadelphia’s Italian Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating outdoor market, and always filled with lively […]

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May 12, 2014

Celebrate The 75th Anniversary Of Di Bruno Bros. Gourmet Grocer At The Italian Market Festival This Weekend, May 17-18

Like a well-aged parmigiano, Di Bruno Bros. only seems to get better with time. The specialty grocer and fine-cheese mecca has grown from one small shop — founded in the Italian Market in 1939 — to five retail locations throughout the Philadelphia area. Now, the markets seem to offer just about everything under the Tuscan […]

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May 7, 2014

Super Spring Festival Alert: The Blockbuster 9th Street Italian Market Festival Brings Big International Flavors To The Streets Of South Philly For Two Days, May 17-18

South Philadelphia’s Italian Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating outdoor market, and always filled with lively and entertaining action. But on May 17 and 18, the already-bustling heart of South Philly welcomes more than 70,000 visitors to the neighborhood’s streets for its annual 9th Street Italian Market Festival. As this city’s best-attended block party, […]

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April 30, 2014

Brauhaus Schmitz’s Annual Maifest, A Daylong German Beer And Food Festival, Runs Alongside The South Street Festival This Saturday, May 3

Bring on the block party! This Saturday, May 3, South Street hosts a huge eight-block and nine-hour spring festival, the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival. Complementing the South Street Spring Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz hosts its second-annual Maifest, a full day of drinking, eating, dancing around a maipole and additional German-themed merriment. From 11 a.m. […]

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