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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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May 1, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night For Morgan’s Pier, PAFA After Dark: Password Required, Exclusive Discount To Multiple Philadelphia Science Festival Events, Free Yoga At Race Street Pier And More

Today’s gorgeous weather couldn’t be any further from yesterday’s monsoon-like rains. Seriously. And it worked out beautifully for Morgan’s Pier, which officially opens its doors for the 2014 season today at 4 p.m. We highly recommend you head over to Morgan’s Pier to help them celebrate as soon as possible. In addition to alfresco eats […]

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April 18, 2014

Roundup: The Best Brunch Spots In Philadelphia – Uwishunu’s Brunch Guide Updated For Spring 2014

Weekends were made for brunching — chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a latte or a Bloody Mary. Brunch is the most important meal of the weekend, and with the start of the spring season, we thought it was high time to revisit our roundup of brilliant Philadelphia brunches. […]

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April 14, 2014

The Inaugural Great Sandwiches Event Brings A Grand Tasting Party To Union Transfer, Wednesday, May 28

Philadelphia’s appreciation for awesome sandwiches knows no bounds. As the home of the hoagie, the cheesesteak and the roast pork sandwich, this city claims a more than ample smattering of stupendous sandwiches. Now, thanks to Citypaper’s food blog Meal Ticket, many of this city’s top sandwiches will be celebrated — and eaten! — under one […]

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