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January 30, 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Philadelphia’s rich African American history is celebrated in all parts of town for Black History Month. The city celebrates Black History Month — February — with a variety of special events, exhibitions, film screenings and family-friendly activities at establishments all over. Learn about African American history at a variety of exhibits, or groove to tunes […]

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January 28, 2015

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Auto Show, Which Returns With Cool Cars, Special Events, Test Drives And More, January 31-February 8

Philadelphia Auto Show

The Philadelphia Auto Show races into town on Saturday, January 31 and stays put at the Pennsylvania Convention Center through February 8. Check out (and learn about) cars of all sort — from soon-to-be released models to classic cars that used to rule the road — while also test driving cars from Jeep and Toyota. […]

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January 26, 2015

Valentine’s Day In Philadelphia 2015: Top Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages To Book For The Long Holiday Weekend

Valentine’s Day In Philadelphia 2015: Top Valentine's Day Hotel Packages To Book For The Long Holiday Weekend

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and Philadelphia is ready to host your romantic weekend getaway. Explore the city’s most romantic spots and activities before enjoying an incredible meal for two at one of Philadelphia’s top restaurants. Of course, it wouldn’t be a romantic rendezvous without a pampering hotel stay. Whether you’re coming in from outside […]

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January 23, 2015

Valentine’s Day In Philadelphia 2015: A Guide To Valentine’s Day Dinners At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Across Philly

Bar Ferdinand

Wine and dine on Valentine’s Day at any one of more than 50 restaurants serving up romantic meals. Treat your sweetheart to a tantalizing meal of everything from French fare and Mexican food to Italian eats and Spanish tapas. We’ve noted whether dinners are prix-fixe or à la carte and whether the Valentine’s Day special […]

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January 20, 2015

Travel + Leisure Declares Philadelphia America’s Next Great Food City

Travel + Leisure Declares Philadelphia America’s Next Great Food City

And the hits just keep on coming… Not sure if you’ve noticed, but Philly has had a pretty great start to 2015. First, The New York Times ranked Philadelphia #3 on its list of the 52 best places to visit in 2015. Then, Condé Nast Traveler declared Philadelphia the #2 best shopping city in the […]

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January 13, 2015

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Restaurants To Visit During Center City Restaurant Week 2015, January 18-23 And January 25-30

Roundup: Our Top Picks Of Restaurants To Visit During Center City Restaurant Week 2015, January 18-23 And January 25-30

Hungry for a sweet deal? Center City District Restaurant Week returns this weekend, running from January 18 to 23 and January 25 to 30. Once again, more than 120 restaurants in Center City will offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person and a three-course lunch for $20. With the huge list of participating eateries, […]

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January 13, 2015

Philadelphia Named The #2 Best Shopping City In The World By Condé Nast Traveler

Philadelphia Named The #2 Best Shopping City In The World By Condé Nast Traveler

Thanks to a solid foundation of longstanding retailers and a recent influx of High Street stores and independent boutiques, the Philadelphia shopping scene feels like it has welcomed a new era. And we’re not the only ones to notice. Philadelphia claims the #2 spot on the latest Condé Nast Traveler list of The Best Shopping […]

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January 12, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Restaurant Weeks To Look Forward To Throughout The Philadelphia Region This Winter 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Restaurant Weeks To Look Forward To Throughout The Philadelphia Region This Winter 2015

As Old Man Winter sets in, restaurants across the Philadelphia region open their doors for winter editions of restaurant week — deals on meals, anyone? We’ve rounded up restaurant weeks to look forward to this winter — from dining deals filling restaurants from right now all the way through late-winter. Read on for our guide […]

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January 9, 2015

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art, Running January 10-April 5

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the vast collections of fine art housed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected […]

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January 8, 2015

Restaurant Opening Alert: The Garces Group Opens The Olde Bar In The Former Old Original Bookbinder’s This Friday, January 9

The Olde Bar

A landmark Philadelphia restaurant, the long-dormant Old Original Bookbinder’s in Old City is poised for a great resurrection as The Olde Bar, thanks to chef Jose Garces and his Garces Group. Shuttered since March 2009, Bookbinder’s seafood house was a Philadelphia mainstay in its mid-20th-century heyday. The expansive historic building will now house the celebrity […]

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