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October 30, 2014

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

It’s here, Philly. The weekend-long celebration of All Hallow’s Eve can officially commence. Start your Halloween weekend early with Halloween eve festivities taking place across the city. Zombies take over Northern Liberties at the annual Zombie Bar Crawl. Crawlers are asked to come in their spookiest zombie makeup and apparel and crawl from bar to […]

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October 27, 2014

Theatre Exile Opens Its 2014-15 Season With The Philadelphia Premiere Of The Provocative Red Speedo, October 30-November 23

The lure of fame and fortune, and what lengths some will go to get it, are the basis for provocative debate in Theatre Exile’s season opener Red Speedo, with previews at intimate Studio X in South Philly starting this Thursday, October 30. Set on the eve of Olympic swimming trials, the plot revolves around Ray, […]

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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 22, 2014

Halloween Arrives On East Passyunk Avenue With The Neighborhood-Wide Fall Fest And Spooky Saturday This Saturday, October 25

South Philly gets in the Halloween spirit this weekend for the East Passyunk neighborhood’s annual Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday, a day-long festival of free family-friendly fun. This Saturday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., folks are encouraged to start the Halloween celebrations early by arriving decked out in costumes (yup, adults, kids […]

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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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October 16, 2014

Now Open: Brigantessa, The New Tavern And Pizzeria From The Team Behind Le Virtù Debuts On East Passyunk Avenue

Loading View on Instagram The team behind East Passyunk neighborhood darling Le Virtù has now opened Neapolitan pizzeria Brigantessa, adding to the already awesome local pizza scene. Neapolitan pizza is more than a hobby in Italy — it’s the law. Now, with this week’s opening of Brigantessa, Chef-Owner Joe Cicala of Le Virtù brings true, […]

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October 14, 2014

Townsend Teams Up With South African Winemaker Ken Forrester For A One-Night-Only Wine Dinner, Monday, October 20

In its relatively short existence, Townsend on East Passyunk has made a name for itself as a wine-lovers’ restaurant with a serious beverage program courtesy of sommelier Lauren Harris. On Monday, October 20, the French-inspired bistro will cater to that demographic, with a special wine pairing dinner featuring the South African winemaker Ken Forrester. The […]

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October 8, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Scary Attractions, Family-Friendly Events, Parties And More

As Halloween approaches, the eerie side of the Philadelphia area shines through via ghost tours and creepy parties, in addition to family-friendly happenings, too. For serious thrill-seekers, several of the area’s haunted houses (think Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary) have earned acclaim for their Hollywood-quality special effects, animatronics, pyrotechnics and teams of […]

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August 28, 2014

More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: East Passyunk’s Restaurants Receives Dining Nods From USA Today

The East Passyunk neighborhood continues to bring in the accolades as USA Today toasts the neighborhood’s killer dining scene in a piece from August 26 entitled Philly’s Passyunk Ave. Evolves into Dining Destination. USA Today’s Robert DiGiacomo put the spotlight on some of the neighborhood’s best restaurants while also mentioning its Italian history and the […]

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