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October 28, 2014

The South Street Neighborhood Celebrates Day Of The Dead With A Festival And Parade From Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens On Sunday, November 2

The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2. The festivities will start with a parade that leaves from Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens at 1:45 p.m. Skeleton puppets, dancers, mariachi music and Frida Kahlo-costumed guests will […]

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October 21, 2014

Supper Introduces Monthly Happy Hour Happynings, Starting This Wednesday, October 22, 5:30-7:30 P.M.

Why does Philadelphia have so many amazing restaurants, purveyors and markets? Because our chefs are passionate. And in the spirit of foodie fervor, South Street restaurant Supper launches a new monthly series, Happy Hour Happynings, this Wednesday, October 22. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, chef/owner Mitch Prensky will […]

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September 29, 2014

Popular Theater Series A Play, A Pie And A Pint Brings New Plays, Pizza And Drinks, To Society Hill Playhouse, Starting October 2

Philadelphia-based production company Tiny Dynamite is devoted to staging contemporary theater in unconventional settings. This October, the company returns to the, appropriately, cozy Society Hill Playhouse to reprise its popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series, with a four-week run starting Thursday, October 2. Each week brings in a new one-act play by […]

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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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