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October 24, 2014

Weekend Picks: Halloween Celebrations In East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse And Old City, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, POST, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest At Dilworth Park And More

This pre-Halloween weekend means tons of tricks and treats are in the bag all throughout the region. Halloween arrives in neighborhoods including East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse and South Street with family-friendly activities, costume contests, trick-or-treating and much more. Dilworth Park also wraps up its Oktoberfest celebrations with a beer-fueled bash on Saturday complete with music, […]

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October 22, 2014

Tonight Picks: Witch Craft Beer Crawl In East Passyunk, Terror Behind The Walls, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Ghost Tours, Philadelphia Film Festival And More

Rainy Wednesday evenings call for museum visits, bar crawls and haunted fun. Luckily, the city is full of rainy-weather appropriate happenings this evening. Both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Museum of American Jewish History swing open their doors for whatever price you’d like to pay for the weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday promotion. East Passyunk […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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October 20, 2014

East Passyunk Avenue’s Witch Craft Beer Crawl Returns To 13 Bars Throughout The Neighborhood, This Wednesday, October 22

Calling all witches and warlocks! East Passyunk Avenue’s Witch Craft Beer Crawl returns this Wednesday, October 22 to take over 13 bars throughout the bustling neighborhood. At the annual Witch Craft Beer Crawl, a ticket fee of $6.66 gets you a witch hat, $3 craft beer at 13 participating bars and a witch craft stamp […]

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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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May 13, 2014

Now Open: Townsend, A French Bistro And The Latest Restaurant To Pop Up On East Passyunk Avenue

Joining the ranks of East Passyunk’s many renowned restaurants, like Laurel, Noord and Paradiso, Townsend quietly opened its doors earlier this month. Housed in a space that was formerly home to Sophia’s restaurant at 1623 East Passyunk Avenue, the new eatery is located smack dab in the middle of the bustling neighborhood’s restaurant row. Owned […]

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April 1, 2014

East Passyunk Avenue Celebrates Easter With Its Annual Free Easter Egg Hunt And Kid-Friendly Brunch Deals, This Saturday, April 5

This Saturday, April 5, East Passyunk gets into the Easter spirit with its annual Easter Egg Hunt for children up to the age of 10 to enjoy. Beginning at 11 a.m., families are invited to head to the lawn of the South Philadelphia Older Adult Center to decorate bags for egg collection. Following the bag […]

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