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October 31, 2013

Tonight Picks, Halloween Night Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Halloween Nerd Nite At Frankford Hall, Trick-Or-Treating In Neighborhoods Across The City, Stratus Rooftop Lounge’s Prom Party, Halloween Dance Party And Movie Screening At The Trestle Inn And More

Calling all vampires, goblins, ghosts and ghouls, Halloween 2013 is upon us, and the city couldn’t be more abuzz with parties, creepy tours and family-friendly tricks-and-treats. So we hope you have your costume ready (!). First of all, for October 31, it’s pretty warm out which bodes very well for everything. With the thermometer flirting [...]

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October 30, 2013

Roundup: Day Of The Dead Celebrations At Bars, Restaurants And Museums In Philadelphia

Celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, this week and weekend at any one of a number of museums, bars and restaurants hosting themed events to spread the spirit. Indulge in traditional meals (did we see brain on the menu?), create masterpieces at craft workshops, enjoy drink specials at numerous bars and [...]

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August 12, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Mexican, Spanish, Central American, South American Dining In Philadelphia

Craving a tart margarita or spicy platter of mole poblano? Satisfy your urge for dishes hailing from Mexico, Spain, Central America, South America and beyond with a visit to one of the region’s many renowned Latin restaurants. From trendy Nuevo Latino restaurants in Center City to neighborhood stalwarts that have been serving up traditional delicacies [...]

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April 26, 2013

Celebrate Mexican Culture All Week Long During Philadelphia Mexican Week, Sunday, April 28 To Sunday, May 5

Go beyond margaritas on Cinco de Mayo and celebrate the vibrant culture of Latino Philadelphia during Philadelphia Mexican Week, Sunday, April 28 to Sunday, May 5. All week long, a number of Philadelphia restaurants, museums and performing arts center are presenting Mexican music, film, dance and cuisine. Presented by the Mexican Consulate and the Mexican [...]

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December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Ring in the New Year at Philadelphia’s top restaurants with dinner specials, festive celebrations and champagne toasts. This year is extra-flexible with the return of two sets of (free!) fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront, at 6 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy the 6 p.m. show with kids, or not, followed by dinner and a [...]

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September 4, 2012

Deal Feed: Starr Restaurants Are Serving Up Back-To-School Specials Throughout September

Starr Restaurant Organization has come up with half a dozen reasons to have some added fun in September with a slew of back-to-school specials to enjoy before sharpening those pencils. Check it out: • Frankford Hall: The Fishtown beer garden makes traveling a bit more affordable as they pass out free Septa tokens — lunch money for the [...]

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June 28, 2011

Summer Spotlight: Stephen Starr’s Ranstead Room Has A Refreshing New Cocktail List

The Ranstead Room, a back-alley speakeasy-style bar located adjacent to casual Mexican eatery El Rey, has rolled out a refreshing new summer cocktail menu that pairs perfectly with the higher thermostat of late. The cheekily-named drinks (Ranstead Sling, Mercy Mercy) are magic when it comes to cooling down on a summer day. And if you [...]

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May 20, 2011

Our Last-Minute Guide To The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Taking Over Walnut Street Tomorrow, Saturday, May 21

One of Philadelphia’s most anticipated festivals of the year, attracting more than 50,000 people from across the region, the annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival returns this Saturday, May 21 from noon to 5 p.m. It’ll be an entire day packed with more fun, fashion and food than ever before. We’ve got the lowdown on entertainment, [...]

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May 5, 2011

Happy Cinco De Mayo: Our Top Picks For Where To Celebrate

Get your margarita on today to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Philadelphia bars and restaurants, of both the Mexican variety and otherwise, are hosting fiestas that include irresistible drink specials, delicious snacks, spicy music and much more. Check out a few top picks for where to celebrate, below: • Cantina dos Segundos and Cantina Los Caballitos: [...]

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October 12, 2010

Deal Feed: New Prix Fixe Lunch Deals at Two Starr Restaurants Near Rittenhouse, El Rey and Butcher & Singer

Looking for an excuse to check out El Rey and/or Butcher & Singer? Look no further. Stephen Starr has just introduced a new lunch prix fixe deal at his Mexican restaurant El Rey at 20th and Chestnut Street. Called “Comida Corrida” or fast lunch, the prix fixe lunch deal is just $9.99 for two courses [...]

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