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December 30, 2014

Roundup: Top 15 Things To Look Forward To In Philadelphia In 2015

Pizzeria Vetri

The arrival of 2015 brings along plenty of reasons to be psyched about what’s on the horizon right here in Philadelphia. Only-in-Philly projects, exhibitions, anniversaries and celebrations will give locals the chance to champion their hometown, first-time visitors incentives to make that return trip and return visitors reasons to come back yet again. So what’s […]

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December 22, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Parties With Prime Views Of The 6 P.M. Or Midnight Fireworks Shows

Catching the impressive fireworks display above the Delaware River is an ever-popular way to celebrate the New Year. This year, the display once again returns for two shows — one at 6 p.m. and midnight. Tons of bars and attractions along and just off the waterfront host parties to make it easy for folks to […]

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December 19, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

Where will you be for the final countdown to the New Year? Ring in 2015 with either of two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River waterfront as SugarHouse Casino once again presents a double dose of New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics. For those on the waterfront, listen for piped music in conjunction with the spectacle. […]

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December 9, 2014

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

RiverRink Winterfest Hosts Local Musicians For Fireside Sessions, A Series Of Free Concerts On December 13, January 17 And February 21

Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree! Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest brings the house down with live music by local bands once a month for its Fireside Sessions, curated by WXPN’s The Key. Rock out inside of The Lodge next to a roaring (electric) fireplace as talented musicians put on a free concert for […]

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December 4, 2014

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Throws A Huge Tree-Lighting Party With Live Music, Dance, Synchronized Skating And More Friday, December 5

Winterfest

Bring on the holiday cheer! This Friday, December 5, Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest illuminates its 43-foot (!) Christmas tree during a festive and free lighting celebration from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Head out to the completely updated (and totally awesome) Winterfest site for an evening filled with skating, treats, live entertainment — including synchronized skating! […]

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November 25, 2014

The All-New Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens At Penn’s Landing This Friday, November 28, With A Spectacular Winter Beer Garden And Lodge, Ice Skating, Fire Pits, A Light Show, Pop-Up Holiday Shop And More

Penn's Landing Winterfest

Philadelphia, a veritable winter wonderland opens Thanksgiving weekend at Penn’s Landing. This winter, the longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink upgrades the ice skating experience on the Delaware River waterfront by reinstalling last season’s festive winter garden experience to the annual outdoor ice rink on the Delaware River. Debuting to the general public this Friday, November 28, […]

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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Waterfront Winterfest

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 19, 2014

Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU

Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU

**UPDATE as of Monday, November 24** Due to unseasonably warm weather, the RiverRink Winterfest preview party has been postponed until Tuesday, November 25, 8-11 p.m. Heads up, winter-fun lovers: tickets are now available for a Sneak Peek Party at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest! Set for Monday, November 24, the 21-and-up set can score a preview […]

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November 3, 2014

SugarHouse Casino Debuts Philadelphia’s First-Ever Poker Room, A 24-Hour Space For Poker Fans To Play

SugarHouse Casino Debuts Philadelphia's First-Ever Poker Room, A 24-Hour Space For Poker Fans To Play

Poker fans, take note: Over the weekend, SugarHouse Casino opened Philadelphia’s first-ever poker room. The new SugarHouse Poker Room promises 24 poker tables, which will allow up to 240 people to play at once. Note that this new room is just an interim poker room at SugarHouse. Next year, construction will be complete on a […]

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October 7, 2014

The Fishtown RiverCity Festival Returns For Its 7th Year This Saturday, October 11 With Live Music, A 5K Fun Run, Craft Beer And Arts Vendors At Penn Treaty Park

RiverCity Festival Philadelphia

Fall festivities come to Fishtown’s gorgeous Penn Treaty Park in a big way this weekend for the seventh annual RiverCity Festival, presented by the Fishtown Neighbors Association on Saturday, October 11. The free, afternoon-long festival showcases local music, draws focus to the tight-knit community, promotes up-and-coming local businesses and highlights all that makes Fishtown the […]

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