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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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March 5, 2014

Coming Attraction: This Fall, The East Passyunk Gateway Will Bring A New Public Space For Performances, Bike Share And More To The East Passyunk Neighborhood

To match the East Passyunk neighborhood’s recent growth — new restaurants (from award-winning chefs), unique shops and awesome festivals — the space in front of United Savings Bank at 1945 E. Passyunk Avenue, at the meeting point of East Passyunk Avenue and South Broad Street, is soon to be a multi-purpose space for all to enjoy. [...]

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February 26, 2014

Reminder: East Passyunk Restaurant Week Continues With Deals At 24 Restaurants Through Saturday, March 1

In case you haven’t heard, the restaurant scene on East Passyunk Avenue has never been better. The stretch of East Passyunk Avenue between Mifflin and Dickinson streets has long been known for Italian fare, but these days top chefs and of-the-moment restaurants are cooking on the avenue and the street was recently named on Food [...]

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February 20, 2014

Our Guide To East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Returning With Deals At 24 Restaurants Throughout The Neighborhood Corridor, February 23-March 1

Have you dined on East Passyunk Avenue’s restaurant row recently? If not, now’s the time to make a reservation and head to South Philly. This Sunday, February 23, East Passyunk Restaurant Week returns for its second year with deals on meals at 24 participating restaurants through Saturday, March 1. Depending on the restaurant, the tab [...]

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December 11, 2013

Tonight Picks: Spirits And Suds Bar Crawl In East Passyunk, Holiday Shopping In Chestnut Hill And At The Christmas Village, A Holiday-Themed Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And More

Tonight, holiday spirit runs on high across the Philadelphia region. From a Santa-centric bar crawl to holiday shopping in Chestnut Hill, along Rittenhouse Row and at the Christmas Village, it’s time to get out there and celebrate the season. If dressing up for the holidays is your style, look no further than the Spirits and [...]

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December 9, 2013

The Fifth Annual Crafty Balboa Holiday Market Hosts More Than 50 Vendors Of Handmade Gifts This Saturday, December 14

The fifth anniversary of the popular Crafty Balboa Holiday Market in South Philly brings handmade gifts, crafts, booths from East Passyunk Avenue shops and even some free items to SS Neumann Goretti High School on Saturday, December 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check off your Christmas shopping list as you peruse items from [...]

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December 5, 2013

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Avenue’s Christmas Tree Lighting, PAFA After Dark, Holiday Lights And Craft Beer At Waterfront Winterfest, Repeal Day Parties And More

This evening is feeling an awful lot like the weekend thanks to parties at bars and museums, a festive Christmas tree lighting and holiday shopping night in East Passyunk and much more. East Passyunk Avenue turns into a Christmas wonderland with its annual tree lighting celebration at the Singing Fountain and a brand-new event, Deck [...]

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December 3, 2013

East Passyunk Spreads Holiday Cheer With Craft Beer And Festive Cocktails At Its Spirits & Suds With Santa Bar Crawl, Wednesday, December 11

What better way to ring in the holidays than with a seasonal craft beer or holiday cocktail in hand? Just a week after East Passyunk Avenue decks its halls with a Christmas tree lighting at the neighborhood’s iconic Singing Fountain and dresses the avenue with additional holiday decor, the 21-plus crowd is invited out for [...]

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December 3, 2013

Roundup: Top Picks For Free Holiday Fun In The Philadelphia Region 2013

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] Save your pennies this season for holiday shopping and dining and pay a visit to some of Philadelphia’s numerous holiday attractions [...]

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November 11, 2013

Now Open: Chef Nicholas Elmi’s New BYOB Laurel Brings Relaxed French-Inspired Cuisine To East Passyunk Avenue

In recent years, South Philadelphia’s East Passyunk Avenue has blossomed into a bonafide restaurant row. Once red-gravy Italian spots ruled, and now eclectic global dining rooms are the culinary mainstay of this ever-evolving main street. This month, the East Passyunk neighborhood welcomed its latest epicurean destination with the opening of talented young chef Nicholas Elmi’s [...]

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