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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected impressive pieces of […]

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December 4, 2014

Sister Cities Park FrostFest Arrives In Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Free Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 13 And 20

Sister Cities Park FrostFest Arrives In Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Free Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 13 And 20

No need to struggle with shopping crowds to capture photo with Santa Claus. Sister Cities Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s lovely oasis, hosts tons of free family-friendly activities and meet-and-greets with Santa Claus on Saturdays this month. Bring the family to celebrate the season at Sister Cities Park FrostFest with a variety of activities from […]

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December 2, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art draws visitors throughout the year with its incredible collections of fine works of art. Around the holidays, though, the museum decks its halls with festive decorations and hosts jolly programs, making its galleries an enchanting place to bring family and friends throughout the season. From make-and-take crafts to insightful […]

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December 1, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Offers Pay-What-You-Wish Admission All Day Long For Giving Tuesday, This Tuesday, December 2

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Offers Pay-What-You-Wish Admission All Day Long For Giving Tuesday, This Tuesday, December 2

Have a few dollars to spare? The Philadelphia Museum of Art raises a hat to Giving Tuesday, a nationwide effort to give back to the community, with pay-what-you-wish admission all day long tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2. Pay whatever price you’d like to pay to explore the galleries at the well-loved art museum. While there, check […]

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November 24, 2014

The Four Seasons Hotel Invites Pint-Sized Guests In For Teatime In Wonderland, Saturdays, November 29-December 27

Four Seasons Hotel

Transport to Alice’s Wonderland this holiday season at the Four Seasons Hotel’s Teatime in Wonderland event, running on Saturdays from November 29 through December 27. The Lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel will be transformed into a fanciful wonderland complete with scenes from The Nutcracker as performed by The Rock School for Dance Education and […]

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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving Day Parade

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 19, 2014

The Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 21-23 With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Free Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

Philadelphia Marathon

On your mark, get set, go! The 21st annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. With a fast course that winds through the city’s historic downtown, past the stunning Philadelphia […]

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November 18, 2014

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch celebrates paper art at the annual Book Paper Scissors sale, presented by the Philadelphia Center for the Book. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, November 22, jump start your holiday shopping (and support the local art scene!) by browsing goods from artists as they set up […]

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November 11, 2014

Now Open: City Tap House Logan Square Makes The Second Philadelphia Location For The Craft Beer Bar And Restaurant

City Tap House

The second location of City Tap House is officially open, folks. Logan Square’s newest addition promises to be a mecca for lovers of beer, excellent food and televised sporting events — an 18 by 19 foot planar video wall shows 12 different shows or games simultaneously. With a staggering 40 taps, two cask engines and […]

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November 10, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Adults-Only Event Science After Hours Returns Tomorrow, November 11, With A Night Of Guilty Pleasures

Franklin Institute

How about a little mid-week indulgence? The Franklin Institute’s adults-only Science After Hours event returns tomorrow, Tuesday, November 11 with an evening devoted to embracing and exploring a variety of guilty pleasures. Designed specifically with grown-ups in mind (read: no one under 21 allowed) the monthly adults-only events tap the deep resources of the museum […]

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