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November 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Celebrations In Midtown Village And Beyond, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Franklin Square Holiday Beer Garden And More

Put on your party hat, tonight is full of happy hour deals, special dinners and heated beer garden fun. Tonight marks Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a celebration of a French wine served after being fermented for just six to eight weeks. Sip the sweet wine (seriously, it goes down like juice) at a slew of bars, […]

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November 20, 2014

Philadelphia Marathon Runners Can Enjoy A Carb-Loaded Prix-Fixe Special At More Than A Dozen Restaurants, Saturday, November 22

Carbing up before the Philadelphia Marathon can be a drab and joyless affair dominated by boxed pasta, oatmeal and pretzels, but more than a dozen restaurants in Center City and Manayunk are upping the offerings. The night before the big run, join the racers in carb loading with Choose Your Course specials on Saturday, November […]

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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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November 19, 2014

The Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 21-23 With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Free Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

On your mark, get set, go! The 21st annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. With a fast course that winds through the city’s historic downtown, past the stunning Philadelphia […]

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November 19, 2014

Bredenbeck’s Bakery And Ice Cream Parlor Hosts A Month Of Gingerbread House Workshops Including BYOB Classes, November 28-December 20

Put your gingerbread house techniques to the test — or just show them off — at Bredenbeck’s Bakery’s Gingerbread House Workshop, which runs on select days from November 28 through December 20. The bakery and ice cream parlor continues to be a purveyor of sweet treats and is spreading Christmas cheer, and knowledge, with the […]

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November 18, 2014

A Guide To Beaujolais Nouveau Day Celebrations At Restaurants, Bars And Shops In Philadelphia On Thursday, November 20

French-inspired parties bring a little je ne sais quoi to Philadelphia this Thursday, November 20, as a slew of bars, restaurants and shops celebrate the worldwide wine fête known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais […]

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November 18, 2014

The 3rd Space Event Series Pays Homage To After-Hours Bar The Republican With Live Music From Minka And More, Friday, November 21

A stellar public place gives its guests a sense of belonging, connection — and maybe even inspiration. This Friday, the folks of HyLo Labs continue their series of taking public spaces to a personal level with the wrap of the event and interview series, The 3rd Space. Celebrating both HyLo’s third business anniversary and its […]

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November 18, 2014

A Very Furry Christmas At Sesame Place Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Family-Friendly Shows, Lights And More, November 22-December 31

Bring the pint-sized set to Sesame Place for a major dose of Christmas cheer as the Bucks County attraction presents A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place, an annual event set to make merry on select dates from this Saturday, November 22 through December 31. Located just 30 minutes from Philadelphia, Sesame Place is the […]

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November 18, 2014

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch celebrates paper art at the annual Book Paper Scissors sale, presented by the Philadelphia Center for the Book. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, November 22, jump start your holiday shopping (and support the local art scene!) by browsing goods from artists as they set up […]

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