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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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August 14, 2014

Chhaya Cafe In East Passyunk To Move To A Larger Location With Modern Updates, Expanded Menu Options And More On Thursday, August 21

Chhaya Cafe, one of East Passyunk’s well-loved breakfast joints, is set to open the doors to a double-in-size new location later this month. Located just steps from its former (now closed) location, Chhaya Cafe will fill a storefront at 1817-19 East Passyunk Avenue as of Thursday, August 21. The new location promises capacity for 50 […]

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August 6, 2014

Tonight Picks: Restaurant Week In Fishtown, Northern Liberties And Penn’s Landing, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum And More

Wednesday nights kick off the week’s programming at The Oval, the popular pop-up park on the Parkway. Tonight, enjoy the beer garden, a bocce league, Tai Chi class and more. Tonight, take advantage of super summer deals all around town. Restaurant Week deals fill more than a dozen restaurants in Northern Liberties, Fishtown and Penn’s […]

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July 25, 2014

Weekend Picks: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Spruce Street Harbor Park, East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival, Free Movie Screenings, Final Days Of Old City Restaurant Week And University City Dining Days, XPoNential Music Festival And More

If there was ever a night made to check out a beer garden, tonight is that night. It’s absolutely beautiful outside — sunny, clear and completely humidity-free. Luckily, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series is heading back to one of the standout stars of the Philadelphia’s summer attractions: the amazing Spruce Street Harbor Park at […]

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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 11 A.M.

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 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., of family-friendly fun. In the case of rain, the Car Show and […]

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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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