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January 16, 2015

Development Alert: LOVE Park To Be Redesigned; Participate In The Process At A Public Meeting At The Free Library, Tuesday, January 20

Love Park

A key destination for tourists and locals alike, John F. Kennedy Plaza gets its famed nickname LOVE Park due to its famous sculpture and serves as a gateway to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Center City. Originally constructed in 1965, the central plaza is due for some love, care and 21st-century upgrades. City planners agree, […]

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January 16, 2015

Reminder: Center City Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend At More Than 120 Restaurants, January 18-23 And January 25-30

Reminder: Center City Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend At More Than 120 Restaurants, January 18-23 And January 25-30

Do you have your reservations? Starting this Sunday, January 18, sweet deals fill more than 120 restaurants throughout Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Old City for the ever-popular Center City Restaurant Week. From January 18 through 23 and January 25 through 30, make plans (and reservations!) to dine on the cheap at some of the city’s […]

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January 15, 2015

Now Open: Indochino Custom Tailor Opens A Permanent Showroom On Chestnut Street With Made-To-Measure Men’s Apparel

Indochino

Guys, it’s time to suit up. This week, the custom menswear company Indochino opened the fifth brick-and-mortar showroom of its custom tailor shop right here in Philadelphia. Formerly online-only, Indochino has seen success with its traveling tailor pop-up shops and permanent boutiques in cities including Vancouver, Toronto, New York and San Francisco. Since its Philadelphia […]

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January 9, 2015

Deal Feed: Center City Restaurant Week Diners Can Score Free Parking At Select Garages On Thursday, January 22 And Thursday, January 29

Deal Feed: Center City Restaurant Week Diners Can Score Free Parking At Select Garages On Thursday, January 22 And Thursday, January 29

Update: All free parking vouchers are sold out. If you don’t already have a Thursday night reservation for Center City Restaurant Week, you’re going to want to make one. On both Thursday nights of Restaurant Week — Thursday, January 22 and Thursday, January 29 — Celebrity Cruises is picking up diners tabs at certain parking […]

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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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