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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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April 14, 2014

The Food Trust’s Night Market Philadelphia Street Food Festival Returns For A Sensational Fourth Season, Starting With Night Market Old City On Thursday, May 15

Get ready, festival fans. Next month, phenomenal street food festival Night Market Philadelphia returns for its fourth year with the first event of its 2014 season. The event does an incredible job of showcasing our fair city’s diverse neighborhoods and brilliant food scene by partnering with local restaurants, food trucks, regional musicians, and dynamic artists […]

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April 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Karaoke Kick-Off For The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Korean Film Series And Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Girl’s Night Out In Chestnut Hill And More

Don’t let the cloudy skies get you down, Philadelphia, there’s a ton going on this evening. Welcome spring as the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival officially begins with a karaoke party tonight at Yakitori Boy. Sing your heart out while enjoying sushi, drinks and celebrating night one of the early-spring fest. The Philadelphia Museum of Art […]

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January 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Chinese New Year’s Eve Midnight Parade In Chinatown, Center City Restaurant Week, Chocolate-Themed Dinner At Cedar Point Bar And Kitchen And More

Happy Chinese New Year, folks! The city is abuzz with themed events all around, but tonight, the hub of the action is Chinatown which presents its annual midnight parade complete with a lion dance, firecrackers and other performances throughout the winding streets. Stay up past your bedtime for this one. It’s the second to last […]

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January 24, 2014

Roundup: The Best Pho In Philadelphia — Where To Get A Bowl Of Piping Hot Pho In Philly

After publishing a roundup of our top picks for ramen in Philadelphia, we’re continuing the hot-bowl-of-noodles trend with a guide to pho in Philadelphia. The decidedly delicious bowl of traditional Vietnamese soup is usually made with beef stock, noodles, veggies, spices and thinly sliced chicken or beef that cooks with the scorching broth. Washington Avenue […]

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January 22, 2014

Roundup: The Best Ramen In Philadelphia — Where To Get A Bowl Of Piping Hot Ramen In Philly

Philadelphia hasn’t always been a ramen town, but in recent years, Philly’s ramen scene has taken off. In the past year or so, a bunch of new Japanese-style ramen places have opened, including Nom Nom Ramen in Rittenhouse Square, Market 16 Noodle Bar and Ramen Bar in University City, Hiro Ramen House in Washington Square […]

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January 22, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Chinese New Year Celebrations In Chinatown And Beyond, January And February 2014

This year’s Chinese New Year parades into town on Friday, January 31 and ushers in a slew of super-festive events before and after the holiday. In all corners of the city, traditional Chinese performances, educational experiences and food-centric events take the spotlight during the upcoming weeks in honor of the Lunar New Year. This year […]

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January 17, 2014

Reverend Horton Heat Hits The Trocadero Theatre On Tour In Support Of A Boisterous New Album Next Weekend, Saturday, January 25

Get ready for a rowdy one, folks. Jim Heath’s Reverend Horton Heat has been making a raucous brand of psychobilly for nearly 30 years, earning a cult-like following in the process. Next week, the well-traveled crew releases its 11th album, REV, and brings that one of a kind mix of rockabilly, surf and country-punk to […]

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December 20, 2013

The Moo Shu Jew Show Combines Laughter And Lo Mein For A Hilarious And Delicious Christmas Eve Alternative, December 24

While celebrants across the country gather on December 24 to deck the halls, go caroling and exchange gifts, going out to the movies and a Chinese meal has become a veritable Christmas tradition for Jewish revelers. Building off of that concept, comedian Cory Kahaney created The Moo Shu Jew Show. For six years now, this […]

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December 18, 2013

Shop Unique Gifts From Favorite Local Brands And Shops At The Philly Holiday Market At The Trocadero, This Saturday, December 21

Okay, procrastinators, get your holiday shopping done (or… started) at the Philly Holiday Market at The Trocadero Theatre. The shopping bazaar is presented by Heineken Green Room, skilled producers of fun events around the globe. Shop items from some of the coolest brands hailing from the City of Brotherly Love while grooving to a curated […]

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