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January 16, 2013

The Franklin Institute Kicks Off Its 2013 Target Community Night Series Tonight, Which Includes Free Evening Museum Admission Every Third Wednesday Of The Month, Beginning At 5 P.M.

Mark your calendars! Tonight from 5-8 p.m., the Franklin Institute kicks off its 2013 Target Community Nights series with a celebration of Benjamin Franklin’s 307th birthday. Target Community Night events occur at the Institute on the third Wednesday of each month and offer free museum admission and programming. Tonight’s Franklin-themed event is full of family-friendly […]

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January 4, 2013

The Free Library Celebrates The 200th Publication Anniversary Of Pride And Prejudice With A Day-Long Celebration On January 28

January 28, 2013 marks the 200th publication anniversary of Jane Austen’s iconic novel Pride and Prejudice. In honor of the special occasion, the Free Library is hosting “Pride and Prejudice at 200,” a day-long celebration of the novel at the Parkway Central Library, neighborhood libraries around the city and online at See below for […]

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December 6, 2012

Awesome Event Alert: Hugh Jackman To Join Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra For Academy Of Music 156th Anniversary Concert, January 26

The Philadelphia Orchestra is planning a stellar evening to celebrate the 156th Anniversary of the Academy of Music on Saturday, January 26. None other than internationally acclaimed actor (and noted Philadelphia Union fan) Hugh Jackman will be joining the orchestra’s much-awaited brand new Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin to lead the acclaimed ensemble in a magical […]

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December 4, 2012

Penn Museum To Celebrate Its 125th Anniversary Thursday, December 6 With A 12-Hour Open House: Free Admission And Treats, Gallery Talks, Flashlight Tours And More

Happy 125th Birthday, Penn Museum! One of Philadelphia’s most treasured institutions is celebrating a century and a quarter this Thursday, December 6, with an all-day open house — including free admission for all. If you enjoy adding obscure tricks to your life toolbox, it might be time to consider adding mummy preservation to the list. […]

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November 12, 2012

Photo Of The Day: Happy 172nd Birthday To Auguste Rodin!

Happy Birthday to one of our favorite French sculptors! Auguste Rodin, revolutionary artist behind iconic creations The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, The Burghers of Calais and Three Shades — all on display at the newly renovated Rodin Museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway — would be 172 years old today if he were still […]

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November 1, 2012

Three Sirens Boutique To Host Two Fall Fashion Events This Weekend, November 2 And 4

UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to circumstances from the storm, Three Sirens has had to cancel Sunday’s “Fun, Fit & Fashionable” event. But the birthday party on Friday is still on! Three Sirens, that super girly and incredibly charming boutique in Old City, is hosting two fun parties this month: a birthday party on November 2 and […]

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October 29, 2012

Arden Theatre Company To Celebrate Its 25th Anniversary With A One-Night-Only Concert, Monday, November 5

Old City’s Arden Theatre Company would like to give you a look back at its last quarter-century of musical theatre for its 25th Anniversary celebratory show. The event, which will take place on the Arden’s F. Otto Haas Stage, is a fundraiser that will raise money for Arden’s 25th Anniversary Season, and rest assured, with […]

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October 22, 2012

Shank’s Original To Celebrate National Sandwich Day On Its 50th Birthday, Saturday, November 3, With $2.50 Sandwiches

Of course there’s a National Sandwich Day — there’s a holiday for all of our favorite things in the world, and the sandwich is undeniably one of those, especially in Philadelphia. Fun tidbit: Appropriately, November 3 is also the fourth Earl of Sandwich John Montagu’s birthday. We think the sandwich deserves a celebration, and one […]

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October 10, 2012

Royal Tavern Celebrates Ten Years With Ten Days Of Special Edition Menus And Events Beginning Wednesday, October 10

One of our favorite locations to sit back and enjoy a juicy beef patty alongside a few brews, Royal Tavern, celebrates its 10th anniversary with ten days of themed, food-focused events. Beginning Wednesday, October 10 and running through Friday, October 19, the East Passyunk joint, noted by Food Network as having the #1 burger in Pennsylvania, appropriately kicks […]

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October 9, 2012

Open House Boutique In Midtown Village To Host A 10th Anniversary Sale, Wednesday, October 10

If you didn’t get enough of Midtown Village this weekend, you have another chance this week to visit the trendy enclave in Center City. Open House boutique on 13th Street, the very first property of dynamic duo Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Wednesday, October 10. From 11 a.m.-8 p.m., […]

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