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July 25, 2014

Weekend Picks: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Spruce Street Harbor Park, East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival, Free Movie Screenings, Final Days Of Old City Restaurant Week And University City Dining Days, XPoNential Music Festival And More

If there was ever a night made to check out a beer garden, tonight is that night. It’s absolutely beautiful outside — sunny, clear and completely humidity-free. Luckily, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series is heading back to one of the standout stars of the Philadelphia’s summer attractions: the amazing Spruce Street Harbor Park at […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Hits South Philadelphia This Sunday, July 27 Starting At Noon

This weekend marks the annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a festival promising classic cars, alfresco drinks and eats, shopping, music and more. On Sunday, July 27, head to the neighborhood for a full day, from noon to 5 p.m., of family-friendly fun. In the case of rain, the Car Show and Street […]

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July 22, 2014

Paradiso Restaurant Puts Roof-To-Table Honey On The Menu With The Bee Dinner, This Wednesday, July 23

Chef Lynn Rinaldi has long been an advocate for the honeybee — her East Passyunk neighborhood restaurant and wine bar Paradiso houses some 200,000 bees on its rooftop, alongside the heirloom carrots, tomatoes, herbs and another vegetables Rinaldi cultivates for her hyperlocal Italian cookery. On Wednesday July 23, her kitchen will incorporate this sweet and […]

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July 18, 2014

Save The Date: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Returns For Its 9th Year, Next Sunday, July 27

Get ready to start your engines, Philadelphia, next Sunday, July 27, more than 140 classic cars, motorcycles and trucks are making their annual pit stop at the ninth-annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a fun summer festival for all. Stroll the avenue as some of the most impressive cars on the road line […]

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July 8, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To Bastille Day Festivals, Events And Dinners In And Around Philadelphia

Happy Bastille Day, Philadelphia. In celebration of the storming of the historic Bastille in Paris, an event that fueled the French Revolution, Philadelphia attractions, bars and restaurants host events perfect for raising a beret to the holiday during block parties, bar crawls, food and drink specials and much more. Bastille Day is officially Monday, July […]

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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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May 28, 2014

East Passyunk Avenue Craft Beer Day And Italian National Day Festival Return To South Philly This Sunday, June 1

The spirit of Philly Beer Week flows through town starting this Friday, May 30, and on Sunday, June 1, South Philly kicks off its Beer Week festivities in earnest with a craft beer bar crawl and blowout block party. Starting at 11 a.m., East Passyunk Avenue welcomes ale aficionados for a full 16-hour day of […]

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May 21, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Admission At The Art Museum And NMAJH, Opening Day For Singing Fountain Farmers’ Market, Morimoto Taco Collaboration At Sancho Pistola’s And More

It’s the last pay-what-you-wish Wednesday to check out the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s marquee exhibition, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910, which closes its doors on Monday, May 26. Check out the once in a lifetime exhibition while exploring the museum after-hours and taking part in a variety of themed […]

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May 16, 2014

Makers Dozen, A New Store On East Passyunk Avenue, Promises Handcrafted Goods From Local And International Artists All Year Round

Looking to support local artisans and pick up uncommon goods throughout the year? You’re in luck. Now open on East Passyunk Avenue, Makers Dozen supplies treasure-seekers and supporters of Philadelphia’s maker community with handcrafted items. The part-gallery and part-boutique promises guests a curated collection of exceptional goods. The inventory largely features items from local artisans […]

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May 13, 2014

Our Guide To The Italian Market Festival Hitting 9th Street This Saturday And Sunday, May 17-18, With Food, Drinks, Live Music, Games And More

Who’s hungry for a blockbuster street festival? This Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, the already-bustling heart of South Philly welcomes more than 70,000 visitors to the neighborhood’s streets for its annual 9th Street Italian Market Festival. South Philadelphia’s Italian Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating outdoor market, and always filled with lively […]

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