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April 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Easter Brunch And Dinner In Philadelphia, As Well As Fun Easter Events Happening Around The City

The Easter holiday, which falls on Sunday, April 20 this year, is quickly approaching, bringing with it a number of festive brunches, decadent dinners and family-friendly egg hunts to the City of Brotherly Love. For youngsters, South Street hosts its annual Easter Promenade complete with a parade, costume contests and a visit for from the [...]

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February 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Presidents’ Day Celebrations In Philadelphia In 2014, Including Free Museum Admission, Themed Tours And More

Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, honors the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and the work of our nation’s Commander-in-chiefs. Celebrate Presidents’ Day 2014 with free museum admission, special tours, themed events and more for the duration of the entire long weekend — and beyond. With such iconic attractions as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty [...]

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November 8, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Thanksgiving Dinners At Restaurants In The Philadelphia Region

It’s time to start prepping the turkey, folks, Thanksgiving is merely weeks away. For those aiming to avoid the cooking, baking, grocery store chaos and post-meal clean up, dozens and dozens of restaurants in Philadelphia make it easy for Thanksgiving-celebrators to make merry by simply lifting a fork. Beyond sit-down dinners, Philadelphia’s dining scene has [...]

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August 23, 2013

Roundup: Walking In Benjamin Franklin’s Footsteps In Philadelphia

With the Benjamin Franklin Museum’s grand reopening this weekend, there’s no better time than now to honor the man who created numerous inventions and institutions that are still in use today. We’ve created a Franklin-inspired roundup, housing sites that commemorate the Founding Father, like the Benjamin Franklin Museum and the Franklin Institute. Our roundup also [...]

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March 27, 2013

Tonight Picks: Chef Talk At The Free Library, Bourbon Battle At The Trestle Inn, Passover Celebrations, Macy’s Fashion Show And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Chef Walter Staib at the [...]

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February 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Celebrating President’s Day In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the perfect place to celebrate historical holidays, especially Presidents’ Day. With attractions such as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, there is no better place to discover Presidential history. President George Washington and President John Adams led our country from their Presidential home at sixth and market streets, now [...]

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October 17, 2012

Uwishunu’s Guide To Experiencing Haunted Philadelphia

Rumored haunted sites and eerie historical properties are not a hard thing to come by here in one of the oldest cities in the country. If you have an interest in the supernatural and don’t have a clue where to start, we’re here to help. Whether you’re looking to learn some local history, grab dinner [...]

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August 10, 2012

Roundup: Philadelphia Restaurants And Chefs Boasting National TV Cred

Philadelphia has a solid place on the national radar when it comes to food and drink. Just this week, Saveur Magazine declared Philly to be the East Coast’s most exciting emerging food town. And, as we told you yesterday, Esquire just crowned Philadelphia The Late Night Capital of the United States. Pretty awesome. Not only [...]

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February 20, 2012

Happy Presidents’ Day: Top Picks For How To Celebrate The Holiday

When it comes to historical holidays, there’s nowhere better to celebrate than Philadelphia. The paths to understanding American history all converge in Philadelphia, at places like the President’s House, above, an open-air site on Independence Mall, home to Presidents George Washington and John Adams while Philadelphia served as the young nation’s capital; Independence Hall, birthplace [...]

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July 20, 2011

Summer Of Washington: The National Constitution Center’s Exhibition Is The Centerpiece Of A Region-Wide Celebration Of All Things George

With the arrival of the National Constitution Center’s new exhibition Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon, Philadelphia has begun its “Summer of Washington,” a region-wide celebration that provides residents and visitors with a glimpse into the life of the nation’s first president. It’s no secret that Philadelphia has a rich historical [...]

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