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August 22, 2013

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings At Drexel Park, Schuylkill Banks And Penn’s Landing, Seafood Boil At Morgan’s Pier, Food Trucks At World Cafe, Diner En Blanc And More

With three outdoor movies on the schedule this evening and the Diner en Blanc pop-up dining phenomenon, we’d say it’s a perfect night for a picnic. Need some tips? Look to our picnicking in Philadelphia guide for neighborhood-based suggestions and the best places to pick up everything from six-packs of canned beer to bottles of [...]

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August 22, 2013

Reminder: Diner En Blanc, The Pop-Up Dining Phenomenon Takes Over Philadelphia Tonight, August 22

Don’t be alarmed if you spot a crowd of 2,500 people dressed completely in white tonight. This evening marks the annual Diner en Blanc event, a worldwide pop-up dining phenomenon celebrating its second year in Philadelphia. Diner en Blanc began in Paris in 1988, and has since debuted pop-up picnic parties in 40 cities across [...]

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June 17, 2013

Pop-Up Dinner Party Phenomenon Dîner en Blanc Returns For Its Second Year In Philadelphia On Thursday, August 22; Get On The Waiting List Now

The phenomenal Parisian-imported pop-up fete, Dîner en Blanc returns to Philadelphia this August for its second year of intriguing white-clad celebrations. On Thursday, August 22, 2300 participants will take over an iconic Philadelphia public space for an evening of dining, drinking, dancing, fashion, music and pageantry. Dîner en Blanc started as a casual reunion for [...]

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December 31, 2012

Looking Ahead: 13 Reasons You’ll Want To Be In Philadelphia In 2013

What a year it’s been for Philadelphia. 2012 saw Anthony Bourdain film his first-ever TV episode here, the Penn Museum turn 125, the Academy of Natural Sciences turn 200, a snazzy new hotel open on Independence Mall, one of the world’s most renowned art collections open its doors right on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and [...]

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October 29, 2012

Roundup: Upcoming Exhibitions And Restaurant Openings On The Horizon In Philadelphia

If you’re hunkered down indoors today riding out Hurricane Sandy, we’ve got a roundup for you to help pass the time. We pulled together our top picks for the most exciting exhibitions and restaurant openings coming down in the pipeline in Philadelphia. Lots to look forward to! Check it out, and let us know in [...]

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August 9, 2012

Contest: Enter To Win Two Tickets To The Sold-Out “Diner En Blanc” Pop-Up Picnic Event, Thursday, August 23

“Dîner en Blanc,” the Paris-imported global dining phenomenon that is part mystery tour, part pop-up feast and part je ne sais quoi, makes its Philadelphia debut on Thursday, August 23. The night of, participants, dressed in white, converge upon their designated meeting spots with tables, chairs, non-disposal supplies, great food and fine wine. From there, participants are led [...]

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July 19, 2012

Roundup: Unexpected Pop-Ups To Add To Your Only-In-Philadelphia Fun This Summer

It’s official: pop-ups are a craze all over the country, with impromptu gardens, shops and restaurants setting up temporary locations throughout the year. But summer is an especially fun time to check out the pop-up fun as quirky events do everything from maximize outdoor space (the PHS Pop-Up Garden), to provide perfect-for-summer entertainment (Porch at [...]

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July 10, 2012

Global Dining Phenomenon “Diner En Blanc” Makes Its Philadelphia Debut Thursday, August 23; Reserve Your Coveted Spot Now

“Dîner en Blanc,” the Paris-imported global dining phenomenon that is part mystery tour, part pop-up feast and part je ne sais quoi, makes its Philadelphia debut on Thursday, August 23. The chic picnic lets culinary and culture enthusiasts enjoy an extraordinary night in a beautiful public space, the location of which is only revealed at [...]

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