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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 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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May 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The National Museum Of American Jewish History, Free Community Night At The Franklin Institute, Late-Night Happy Hour At North Bowl And More

Tonight, museums across the city open their doors a little later than normal for special evening programming. The National Museum of American Jewish History debuts its weekly summer event series, pay-what-you-wish Wednesday, which runs through Labor Day. Explore the Old City museum after hours for whatever price you’d like to pay. The Franklin Institute promises […]

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April 25, 2014

Head To East Passyunk For Flavors Of The Avenue, Crafty Balboa Craft Fair, Live Music, Happy Hour Specials And More On Saturday, April 26

East Passyunk, one of the city’s hottest restaurant rows, toots its own gastronomic horn during Flavors of the Avenue, an afternoon foodie affair slated for Sunday, April 26. Unfortunately, the in-demand event sells out every year, including this year, but the South Philly neighborhood still welcomes the masses for an afternoon of happy hour deals, […]

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