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September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

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September 11, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fringe Festival, Center City Restaurant Week, Free Beer And Cheese At Di Bruno Bros., Cirque Du Soleil And More

Start the weekend a night early at one of a number of events on tap for the evening. Center City Restaurant Week and the Fringe Festival are both in full swing and providing Philadelphians with three-course dinner deals and after-dinner theater. Dinner and theater — check. Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin jump starts the […]

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July 29, 2014

The Trestle Inn Hosts Its First Dog Wash For PAWS With Summer Brews, Hot Dogs And A Drag Queen, Saturday, August 2

The dog days of summer take on new meaning this weekend at The Trestle Inn, the updated go-go bar under the Reading Railroad tracks with undeniable hipster appeal. The spot may look like a typical dive from its exterior, but those who hang out in the groovy environs, get down with go-go dancers and pick […]

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July 11, 2014

The Trestle Inn Heats Up Callowhill With Go Go On The Block, A Weekly Outdoor Dance Party Every Friday All Summer Long

Groove through the dog days of summer with a little help from The Trestle Inn, the updated go-go bar under the Reading Railroad tracks with undeniable hipster appeal. The spot may look like a typical dive from its exterior, but those who hang out in the groovy environs, get down with go-go dancers and pick […]

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July 7, 2014

Brewery Ommegang’s Hop Chef Philly Competition Returns With Food And Beer Pairings From Some Of The Top Local Chefs, Tomorrow, July 8

Tomorrow, July 8, Brewery Ommegang’s third-annual Hop Chef competition brings some of the city’s best chefs to Union Transfer for a night of friendly (and super tasty) competition. Beginning at 7 p.m., chefs including Jonathan and Justin Petruce of Petruce et al, Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmitz, Travis Masar of Sampan and Ben Puchowitz of […]

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June 5, 2014

The Punk Rock Flea Market Returns With More Than 500 Vendors Dealing Handmade,Vintage And Original Goods This Weekend, June 7-8

Searching for well-worn flannel shirts, old vinyl records or handmade duct-tape wallets? Report directly to the always-awesome Punk Rock Flea Market this weekend, June 7-8. Now spanning two days, the R5 Productions-organized market includes more than 500 private and commercial vendors peddling any sort of flea-market find imaginable — everything from old record collections to […]

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May 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Mural Arts Wall Ball At Union Transfer, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Philly Beer Week Launch Party At Johnny Brenda’s And More

Tonight’s a night for celebrating, Philadelphia. The annual Mural Arts Wall Ball fetes 30 years of the Mural Arts Program with an evening of visual art appreciation at Union Transfer. The gala is sold out, but those looking to celebrate Mural Arts are encouraged to join the fun of the Off-The-Wall Ball, an after party […]

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May 28, 2014

Tonight Picks: Great Sandwiches Event At Union Transfer, Late-Night Happy Hour At North Bowl, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And NMAJH And More

Don’t let the rainy weather get you down, Philadelphia, plenty of indoor happenings are on tap for this evening. Union Transfer hosts the inaugural Great Sandwiches Event, an evening dedicated to Philly’s awesome sandwich scene and drink pairings, too. The event also serves as the first launch party for the City Paper’s annual Meal Ticket […]

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May 27, 2014

Mural Arts Wall Ball Celebrates The 30th Anniversary Of The City Of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program At Union Transfer, Thursday, May 29

The city of Philadelphia has more than 3,000 murals, and for 30 years the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has brought their importance to light, as well as created initiatives – like MuraLab and Porch Light – that benefit both artists and residents alike. Celebrating its 30th anniversary year, Mural Arts’ mission has long […]

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May 15, 2014

First Person Arts’ Grand Slam Season Finale Crowns The Top Storyteller In Town At Underground Arts This Friday, May 16

It’s story time, Philadelphia. The culmination of anecdotes and accounts told throughout the season, First Person Arts’ Grand Slam pits winners from First Person Arts’ monthly StorySlams against one another in a championship round. Set for this Friday, May 16 at Underground Arts in the Callowhill neighborhood, the event sees its competitors vying for the […]

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