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April 16, 2014

The Center City Jazz Festival Returns With Local And National Musicians For Its 3rd Year Of Live Performances, This Saturday, April 19

The annual Center City Jazz Festival returns to Philadelphia’s downtown for its third year of bringing sweet tunes to the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, April 19. Festival founder and musician Ernest Stuart — who began the festival with a Kickstarter campaign and a dream — brings his music fest back in 2014 with [...]

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June 14, 2013

Celebrate James Joyce’s Iconic Work, Ulysses This Weekend At The Rosenbach Museum And Library’s Annual Bloomsday Festival

This Sunday, June 16, commemorate James Joyce’s historic novel Ulysses at the annual Bloomsday festival at the Rosenbach Museum and Library. Join recent college graduates, Rosenbach employees, professors, actors and other members of the general public as they each read sections from Ulysses to equal out a reading of the book in all its entirety. [...]

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May 3, 2013

Groove With The Second Annual Center City Jazz Festival At Six Locations Across Philadelphia, May 10-11

Drumroll, please. Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Center City Jazz Festival makes its return Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. Festival founder and musician Ernest Stuart — who began the festival last year with a Kickstarter campaign and a dream — brings his music fest back in 2013, but this [...]

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November 28, 2012

Roundup: Our Picks For The Top 10 Holiday Dates In Philadelphia

With a nip in the air and the holidays near, this is arguably the most romantic time of the year. In case you’re in need of some amatory ideas, we’ve rounded up some of the best holiday date ideas in and around Philadelphia. Some are tried-and-true seasonal favorites year after year, some may be new [...]

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November 5, 2012

The Free Library’s Raven Society Presents A “Drinking With Dickens” Pub Crawl, Saturday, November 10

The Free Library of Philadelphia is continuing its Year of Dickens theme with a pub crawl to honor the 200-year anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth with a spirited, beer-filled celebration. On Saturday, November 10, the Free Library’s young friends group, the Raven Society, will host the pub crawl, aimed at raising money for the library. [...]

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July 16, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To The Best Live Comedy In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s thriving music scene is widely recognized, with rising local artists like Dr. Dog and Chiddy Bang, plus icons like Questlove, gaining national recognition. But for those who love to laugh (that’s everybody, in case you forgot), the city’s burgeoning comedy scene is also worth some attention. The comedy community in the 2-1-5 has been [...]

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March 9, 2012

Roundup: In Honor Of St. Patrick’s Day, Our Top Picks For Irish Pubs In Philadelphia

It’s almost that time of the year when everyone is a little bit Irish — St. Patrick’s Day. Fortunately, there are plenty of great authentic Irish pubs in Philadelphia where you can grab a pint and offer a toast to Danny Boy. Whether you’re looking for a place to make a few hundred new best [...]

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May 31, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Some Of Philly Beer Week’s Funkiest Events

Philly Beer Week is fast approaching, kicking off this Friday, June 3 and taking over bars and restaurants throughout Philadelphia for ten days of sudsy celebrations. Festivities range from special beer dinners to our With Love Beer Garden at the Four Seasons. You can check out our general Beer Week primer for an overview. Plus, [...]

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February 11, 2009

Brat Productions @ Fergie’s Pub

Photo: Anthony Lawton in Buddy Felch Starting February 12th, you can see an original play and enjoy a pint of beer in an authentic Irish atmosphere for just $10. Brat Productions presents Pub Theatre Fest @ Fergie’s in Center City. Six shows can be seen over nine days (Feb. 12″”28). See the English epic Beowulf, [...]

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February 9, 2009

Valentine’s Day Story Slam @ Fergie’s Pub

  Ah, Valentine’s Day. It’s almost here, and we all have our stories of true love, heartbreak, and stories about the ‘one who got away’. Well, why not share those stories with some other kindred spirits, while drinking some spirits? Thanks to Philadelphia’s Raven Society, you can head on over to Fergie’s Pub tomorrow, to [...]

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