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December 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Opening Night For Palladino’s, Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl In Fairmount And More

Winterfest

Kick that holiday spirit into high gear, folks! Christmas is exactly one week away. Make your way to super-popular holiday attractions like the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, RiverRink Winterfest, the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Christmas Village and more. The Fairmount neighborhood welcomes crowds for its annual Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl, which brings drink deals to […]

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December 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Luke Palladino Debuts His First Philadelphia Restaurant On East Passyunk Avenue Today, Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

For years, diners have flocked to the South Philadelphia neighborhood of East Passyunk for its restaurants, particularly its red-gravy Italian joints. In recent years, though, a neighborhood renaissance has brought a wave of contemporary eateries that’s enticed folks to head south for not only great Italian, but also superlative contemporary cuisine. Now, a new neighbor […]

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December 17, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To New Year’s Eve Dinners And Toasts At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

Red Owl Tavern

Revelers can ring in 2015 with a tasty dinner and a glass of champagne at one of more than 50 restaurants serving up special New Year’s Eve dinners. Once again, the fireworks over the Delaware River return for two displays this year — at 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for ample time to feast […]

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December 12, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Chef Luke Palladino Is Set To Open His First Philadelphia Restaurant, Palladino’s, On Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

Exciting news! Another hotly anticipated restaurant will soon join the dining ranks on East Passyunk Avenue. On Thursday, December 18, Palladino’s, Chef Luke Palladino’s first Philadelphia restaurant, will open its doors at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue. Palladino’s will restore life to the space of the former Colombo’s building. Opening with daily dinner and late-night service, […]

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December 12, 2014

Roundup: 14 Places To Have A Picture Taken With Santa Claus In And Around Philadelphia — Where To Visit Santa In Philly

Christmas Village

Forget the North Pole — Santa Claus has arrived in Philadelphia to visit with kids, pose for photos and find out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. Snapping a photo with Santa is a time-honored holiday tradition, so we’ve rounded up 14 of the best places to see the big man in red before […]

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December 8, 2014

The Spirits And Suds With Santa Bar Crawl Brings Festive Food And Drink Deals To 13 Bars Throughout East Passyunk, Wednesday, December 10

East Passyunk

Celebrate the holiday season with festive food and drinks at East Passyunk Avenue’s Spirits and Suds with Santa bar crawl. This Wednesday, December 10 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., 13 bars throughout the neighborhood are opening their doors to revelers and serving up festive cocktails, craft beer and bar bites on a discount. For a […]

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December 4, 2014

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Tree Lighting, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival And Beer Garden, RiverRink Winterfest, Holiday Craft Night At The African American Museum And More

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Tree Lighting, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival And Beer Garden, RiverRink Winterfest, Holiday Craft Night At The African American Museum And More

A photo posted by Albert Lee (@urphillypal) on Dec 12, 2013 at 8:46pm PST Tonight, head to East Passyunk Avenue for a tree lighting celebration complete with food and drinks from neighborhood restaurants, a visit from Santa and Christmas music, in addition to a holiday shopping event along the avenue. Holiday spirit runs on high […]

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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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December 3, 2014

Ring In The Holiday Season At East Passyunk’s Tree Lighting Celebration And Deck The Avenue Shopping Event, Thursday, December 4

Ring In The Holiday Season At East Passyunk's Tree Lighting Celebration And Deck The Avenue Shopping Event, Thursday, December 4

The East Passyunk neighborhood hosts a full evening of holiday-centric festivities this Thursday, December 4 for its annual Christmas tree lighting celebration and Deck the Avenue holiday shopping and dining event. The celebrations start with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Singing Fountain. From 5 to 7 p.m., head to the neighborhood fountain for […]

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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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