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April 16, 2014

The Center City Jazz Festival Returns With Local And National Musicians For Its 3rd Year Of Live Performances, This Saturday, April 19

The annual Center City Jazz Festival returns to Philadelphia’s downtown for its third year of bringing sweet tunes to the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, April 19. Festival founder and musician Ernest Stuart — who began the festival with a Kickstarter campaign and a dream — brings his music fest back in 2014 with [...]

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April 15, 2014

Now Open: Chef Chip Roman Debuts The Treemont In Center City, Bringing Classic American Eats And Drinks To 15th Street

This spring, an ever-growing crop of new restaurants are blooming on the Philadelphia dining scene. On the heels of launching gourmet chocolate line Tradestone Confections and opening Tradestone Cafe in Conshohocken, chef Chip Roman now welcomes yet another establishment to his Roman Restaurant Group family. Joining Blackfish, Mica, Ela and the Tradestones, this week Roman [...]

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April 4, 2014

Philadelphia Jazz Appreciation Month Brings A Slew Of Events To The City Including The Center City Jazz Festival, Concerts At The Kimmel Center And More

Things are about to get pretty jazzy in Philadelphia. April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the City of Brotherly Love celebrates with an abundance of musical happenings in the upcoming weeks. Look forward to free concerts, jazz education nights, family-friendly parties and much, much more. A highlight of the month, the Center City Jazz Festival [...]

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January 20, 2014

Reminder: Center City District Restaurant Week Is In Full Swing At More Than 100 Participating Restaurants, January 19-24 And 26-31

Hungry? Look no further than Center City District Restaurant Week, two weeks of discounted three-course lunches and dinners at more than 100 participating restaurants. Running from January 19 to 24 and January 26 to 31, the foodie frenzy is the perfect opportunity to try out a new restaurant that may normally be above your price [...]

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December 18, 2013

Franklin Flea Hosts Its Final Two Indoor Markets Of The Season In The Former Home Of Strawbridge & Clothier This Friday And Saturday, December 20-21

This season, shoppers still looking to give fun, unusual, creative or sure-to-be-coveted presents have one more weekend to scoop up sweet scores at the Franklin Flea, which hosts its last two market days this Friday and Saturday, December 20-21. Housed in an architecturally beautiful historic Center City Philadelphia building at 8th and Market streets, the [...]

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December 17, 2013

Now Open: Chef Justin Bogle Debuts Progressive-American Restaurant Avance On Walnut Street In The Former Home Of Le Bec-Fin

When Le Bec-Fin shuttered in June of 2013, many Philadelphians mourned the end of an era. But now, the storied space has moved into modern times and reopened as Avance, a thoroughly modern sanctuary of fine dining. The address maintains an excellent pedigree with Michelin starred-chef Justin Bogle, a Philadelphia native, at the helm. The [...]

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November 15, 2013

Franklin Flea Indoor Market To Open This Saturday, November 16 In The Former Home Of Strawbridge & Clothier At The Gallery At Market East

Hold on to your doilies. The Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea indoor market opens Saturday, November 16 at 10 a.m. Housed in an architecturally stunning historic Center City Philadelphia building at 8th and Market streets, the market will pop up in the former home of long-shuttered department store Strawbridge & Clothier, currently managed by Pennsylvania Real Estate [...]

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November 1, 2013

Roundup: New Hotels And Major Hotel Upgrades In Philadelphia In 2013 And Beyond

Visitors to Philadelphia are sleeping easier than ever this year, thanks to a flurry of hotel activity that’s taking shape in the form of new properties, major upgrades and boutique-brand conversions. With the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia officially opening its doors under its contemporary new branding today, November 1, we thought it would be [...]

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October 9, 2013

The Association For Public Art Expands Its Museum Without Walls Free Audio Tour To Include 65 Programs In Fairmount Park And Center City

Did you know Philadelphia one of the largest collections of public art in the U.S.? The extensive collection often goes unnoticed, but it’s the mission of the Association for Public Art’s Museum Without Walls program to help visitors and locals alike discover the city’s vast collection. Launched in 2010, the association’s multi-platform, interactive audio tour, [...]

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September 26, 2013

Watch The Series Finale Of Breaking Bad At Old Eagle Tavern, Chickie’s & Pete’s And More Spots Around Town This Sunday, September 29

If the names Walter White and Jesse Pinkman get you fired up, then you already know this Sunday, September 29, brings the series finale of the blockbuster AMC television show Breaking Bad. The critically-acclaimed crime drama, which just won the Emmy Award for outstanding drama series last week, has fans wrapped up in the twisted [...]

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