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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 21, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind The Walls Named The Scariest Place In America; Get $3 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY31

Fancy a good fright this Halloween season? Eastern State Penitentiary’s truly terrifying Terror Behind The Walls turns the fright factor way up on fall fun with its hair-raising theatrical production. One of the nation’s best-attended and top-rated haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls features Hollywood-quality sets, custom-designed props, realistic animatronics, digital sound effects and more […]

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October 21, 2014

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

Celebrate all things fall at the annual South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fall Fest, returning this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 5 p.m., fall-centric activities for children and adults alike will fill the historic Headhouse Shambles. Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, crafts from Fleisher Art Memorial’s ColorWheels mobile art studio, storytelling, circus aerial performances, […]

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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

The Rittenhouse Neighborhood Celebrates Halloween With A Free Trick-Or-Treating Celebration On Saturday, October 25

Children dressed in their Halloween best will fill the Rittenhouse neighborhood this weekend for an annual trick-or-treating extravaganza. This Saturday, October 25, the Rittenhouse Row neighborhood invites costumed guests out for a day of free trick-or-treating throughout the area. Participating Rittenhouse Row member businesses will hand out free Halloween candy to all participating costumed trick-or-treaters, […]

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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 20, 2014

Lantern Theater Company Presents A Four-Day Festival To Explore The Many Facets of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, October 23-26

Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia packs in in so many rich ideas and thoughts — ranging from science to sex – that there are entire study guides devoted to dissecting the acclaimed play’s themes and meanings. Now running on the St. Stephen’s Theater stage, Lantern Theater Company’s production of Stoppard’s masterpiece, Arcadia, serves as the season opener […]

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October 17, 2014

Coming Attraction: Century 21, A High-End Discount Retailer, Will Open Its First Philadelphia Store On Tuesday, October 28

UPDATE: As of Thursday, October 23, Century 21 Department Store is now open on Market Street. For more, click here. Calling all deal hunters. Opening its first Philadelphia store on Tuesday, October 28, Century 21 will soon bring designer duds at a major discount (up to 65 percent off!) to shoppers at The Gallery. A […]

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October 17, 2014

The Philly Mart Alfresco Artisan Market Opens At Venice Island Performing Arts Center And Recreation Park This Saturday, October 18

This weekend, the brand-new performing arts and recreation center in Manayunk — Venice Island — delivers on the promise of great amusement with Saturday’s debut of The Philly Mart, a new monthly open-air market. Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center opened its grounds and doors to the public just last weekend, welcoming the public […]

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October 17, 2014

Weekend Picks: Harry Potter Festival, Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival, Dilworth Park OctoberFest, Thirstoberfest, Terror Behind The Walls, Clover Market, Final Days Of PHS Pop-Up And More

Here comes another big weekend, Philadelphia. Fall festivals fill practically every neighborhood in the city and countryside Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The blockbuster Harry Potter Festival hits Chestnut Hill this weekend — Friday and Saturday — and turns the neighborhood into Diagon Alley complete with a Potter Pub Crawl, a quidditch match, sorting hat demonstration, […]

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