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December 18, 2014

Last Chance: The Franklin Flea Holiday Market Hosts Its Final Shopping Day Of The Season This Saturday, December 20

Last Chance: The Franklin Flea Holiday Market Hosts Its Final Shopping Day Of The Season This Saturday, December 20

Heads up: there’s just one more shopping day left on the calendar to scoop up sweet gifts at the Franklin Flea Holiday Market, which hosts its final market day this Saturday, December 20. Housed in a beautiful historic Center City Philadelphia building at 8th and Market streets, the holiday market popped up this season in […]

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December 16, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Philadelphia To Get Its First Large-Scale Observation Deck 57 Stories Above The Ground In One Liberty Place In Summer 2015

Observation Deck

Yes! At long last, Philadelphia will soon have a proper observation deck! Today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced that Montparnasse 56 Group is bringing a brand new observation deck experience to Philadelphia in Summer 2015. Montparnasse 56 (or M56) — a Parisian-based company that operates observation decks in the John Hancock Tower in Chicago and […]

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December 3, 2014

The Gershman Y Hosts Its 12th Annual Latkepalooza With Gourmet Potato Pancakes, Sunday, December 7

The Gershman Y Hosts Its 12th Annual Latkepalooza With Gourmet Potato Pancakes, Sunday, December 7

Latkes are one of Hanukkah’s tastiest traditions, but even if you’ve been eating these deep-fried potato pancakes for years, chances are you’ve never tasted them quite like this. On Sunday, December 7, the Gershman Y hosts its 12th Annual Latkepalooza. From 2 to 4 p.m., this Broad Street meeting spot will be packed with hungry […]

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November 19, 2014

Bob Dylan Plays The Academy of Music In His First Performances In Center City Since The 1960s This Weekend, November 21-23

Bob Dylan

Music trends come and go, but Bob Dylan never goes out of style. The original singer-songwriter has many guises, and a huge catalog of tunes, so you never know quite what to expect when he brings his band to The Academy of Music, November 21-23. Dylan’s been on the scene since the 1960s, however, this […]

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November 12, 2014

Franklin Flea Holiday Market Returns For A Six-Week Indoor Season At The Historic Strawbridge’s Building Every Saturday, November 15-December 20

Franklin Flea

Fulfilling holiday shopping dreams in Philadelphia will be easy as pie this season. In addition to the many new retail opportunities in Center City, the Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea Holiday Market returns for six Saturday shopping days, November 15 through December 20. Following a fantastic alfresco summer season, now that the weather is growing chilly, the […]

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November 11, 2014

Opening Alert: The Rothman Institute Ice Rink At Dilworth Park To Welcome Skaters For The First Time This Friday, November 14

Opening Alert: The Rothman Institute Ice Rink At Dilworth Park To Welcome Skaters For The First Time This Friday, November 14

Heads up, skating enthusiasts: the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park opens to the public this Friday, November 14 at noon. Following the opening of brand-new public space Dilworth Park, which transformed the west side of City Hall into a multi-use public plaza this fall, the expansive plaza will remain just as appealing to […]

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November 4, 2014

The Beyond Rittenhouse Curated Pop-Up Shop Brings Goods From Four Neighborhood Boutiques To Metropolitan Gallery 250, November 7-16

Metropolitan Gallery 250

This city continues to foster an ever-growing shopping scene, and independent retailers are leading the charge in Philadelphia neighborhoods beyond Center City like Queen Village, Northern Liberties and Old City. For 10 days this month, November 7-16, shoppers will have a chance to take in — and take home — goods from four of Philly’s […]

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November 4, 2014

Coming Attraction: A New 12-Story, $125 Million Boutique Hotel Proposed For 17th And Chancellor Streets In Rittenhouse Square

New Hotel

Come 2016, visitors to Philadelphia should be sleeping easier than ever. Not only are there plans for a new Kimpton Hotel to open on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, but now there’s also news of a new boutique hotel to be built on 17th Street in Rittenhouse Square. The new $125 million property — a Hudson […]

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October 31, 2014

Now Open: Roost Philadelphia Offers Hip Apartment-Style Living In A New Extended-Stay Hotel

ROOST Apartment Hotel

Travelers seeking to rest their heads in Philadelphia for more than a brief stay now have a brand new option: Roost Apartment Hotel is now open in the historic Packard Building on 15th and Walnut streets. The contemporary extended-stay property makes for a great alternative home base for visitors with a longer trip, offering nicely […]

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October 27, 2014

Now Open: Timberland Brings A Brand-New Flagship Store To Walnut Street In Center City Philadelphia

Timberland

Yes, Philadelphia, yet another national retailer has joined the ranks of High Street shops in the Rittenhouse neighborhood. Now open in the 1700 block of Walnut Street, Timberland joins Century 21, Nordstrom Rack, Uniqlo and Goorin Brothers in making its Philadelphia debut this month. Truly, Philadelphians have a special affinity for ’Timbs (you know, the […]

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