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July 8, 2014

Reminder: The PHS Pop-Up Garden Opens For The 2014 Summer Season Today, July 8 At 5:30 P.M. At 15th And South Streets

The long-awaited PHS Pop-Up Garden opens on South Street today! Check out this sneak peek via Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Instagram. It’s time to raise a brew to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, folks. The 2014 PHS Pop-Up Garden opens on South Street on today Tuesday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m. As we’ve mentioned, this year’s installment […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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July 8, 2014

Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square Introduces A Whiskey Bar Passport For Its Brown-Liquor Loving Patrons

Brown liquor lovers will want to take note of this latest incentive for glass swirling. Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square is now offering a Whiskey Passport program, enabling patrons to keep track of their tipples while at the Irish bar’s flagship location. Among the city’s largest collections with more 200 different bottles, there’s a lot to explore […]

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July 8, 2014

Save The Date: Pop-Up Dinner Party Dîner En Blanc Returns For Its Third Year In Philadelphia On Thursday, August 21; Get On The Waiting List Now

The sensational Parisian-imported pop-up soiree, Dîner en Blanc returns to Philadelphia this August for its third year of enchanting white-clad celebrations. On Thursday, August 21, 3,400 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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July 8, 2014

Peddler’s Village Celebrates National Blueberry Month With Its Bluegrass And Blueberries Festival This Weekend, July 12-13

The blueberry has an entire month dedicated to its fruity deliciousness (enter July), and Peddler’s Village’s Bluegrass and Blueberries Festival is set to celebrate the sweet summer fruit in a big way at this weekend, July 12 and 13. All weekend long, sample fresh blueberries from the nearby Bechdolt’s Orchards in Bucks County. Also enjoy […]

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July 7, 2014

Brewery Ommegang’s Hop Chef Philly Competition Returns With Food And Beer Pairings From Some Of The Top Local Chefs, Tomorrow, July 8

Tomorrow, July 8, Brewery Ommegang’s third-annual Hop Chef competition brings some of the city’s best chefs to Union Transfer for a night of friendly (and super tasty) competition. Beginning at 7 p.m., chefs including Jonathan and Justin Petruce of Petruce et al, Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmitz, Travis Masar of Sampan and Ben Puchowitz of […]

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July 7, 2014

Townsend Hosts A Five-Course Three-Way Wine And Cheese Dinner On Thursday, July 17

What’s French fare without some wine, cheese and a little double entendre? Chef Townsend Wentz will be indulging in all of the above at his recently opened eponymous East Passyunk restaurant, Townsend. Chef Townsend, who trained with the locally renowned chef Jean-Marie Lacroix for more than 10 years before striking out on his own, embraces […]

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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival Returns With Three-Days Of Dessert, July 4-July 6

Ice cream arrives at Penn’s Landing in a major way as the annual Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival returns with three-days of ice cream-centric fun. From Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6, visit Penn’s Landing for the annual festival, which promises frozen treats of all sort — water ice, creamy ice cream and […]

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July 1, 2014

Opening Alert: The Brand-New Independence Beer Garden To Kickoff Service On Independence Mall This Month

The brand new Independence Beer Garden is now open on Independence Mall and it looks awesome. (Photo by Albert Lee) Update: Per a July 9 announcement, Independence Beer Garden now plans to open Tuesday, July 15. A beer garden right across from Independence Mall? Yes, please. On Tuesday, July 15, the 20,000 square-foot outdoor area […]

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July 1, 2014

Awesome: Support Rooster Soup Co., The Federal Donuts And Broad Street Hospitality Collaborative Project, On National Fried Chicken Day, Sunday, July 6, And Beyond

Two of Philadelphia’s masters of unconventional pairings, restaurateurs Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov of CookNSolo Restaurants, recently launched what may be the team’s most unorthodox — and maybe its coolest — arrangement. The brains behind Federal Donuts, Zahav and Percy Street Barbecue have joined forces with the altruistic folks of Philadelphia’s Broad Street Ministry to […]

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