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April 22, 2014

The Lehigh Avenue Arts Festival And Philly Puff Inflatable Sculpture Contest Arrives At The Portside Arts Center This Saturday, April 26

If every scholarship fundraiser came with the promise of a moon bounce and face painting, we’d might all get art classes for free. Luckily, the Portside Arts Center gets it right, and puts the “fun” in fundraising with its annual Lehigh Avenue Arts Festival. Now it its seventh year, the fest pops up on Lehigh [...]

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April 18, 2014

Roundup: The Best Brunch Spots In Philadelphia – Uwishunu’s Brunch Guide Updated For Spring 2014

Weekends were made for brunching — chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a latte or a Bloody Mary. Brunch is the most important meal of the weekend, and with the start of the spring season, we thought it was high time to revisit our roundup of brilliant Philadelphia brunches. [...]

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April 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: Farm Fest At The Oval, Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At DiBruno Bros, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, The Flyers Vs. The Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Bunny Hop Bar Crawl And More

From an after-work festival to an Easter-themed bar crawl, the city is a hub of nighttime activity this evening. Tonight, The Oval, the pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, presents its first Oval-branded programming of the year with Farm Fest, a three-day festival complete with a Victory Brewing Company Mobile Beer Garden, live bluegrass [...]

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April 16, 2014

Memphis Taproom Reopens Its Backyard Beer Garden And Celebrates Its 6th Birthday With An All-Day Party On Saturday, April 19

This weekend, Memphis Taproom dusts off its outdoor tables and opens the doors to its backyard beer garden — and celebrates its sixth birthday — at an all-day bash on Saturday, April 19 at the Fishtown hangout. Beginning at noon, sit outside and sip craft beer while snacking on hot dogs from the taproom’s resident [...]

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April 3, 2014

Tonight Picks: Themed Dinner At Cedar Point Bar And Kitchen, Aerial Trapeze Show In Old City, Free Bourbon Samples At The Trestle Inn And More

As the workweek draws to a close, after-hours events kick into high gear. Tonight, Cedar Point Bar and Kitchen in Fishtown celebrates the start of spring (and the end of the freezing temps) with themed menu additions that all center on foraged foods. Plus, the bar is running a $5 special on Old Fashioned cocktails. [...]

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April 3, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, Birthday Parties In Old City And Fishtown, An April Fools Exhibit And More On Friday, April 4

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. Spring finally feels like it has sprung in the City of Brotherly Love, and — even if a few April showers fall — museums, galleries and shops [...]

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March 28, 2014

Visit Pizza Brain For A One-Of-A-Kind Collaboration With Pizzeria Beddia On Tuesday, April 1

Two of the city’s greatest pizza masterminds are slated to come together for one night of unique pizza. The event hits Pizza Brain’s Fishtown pizzeria on Tuesday, April 1 — and this isn’t an April Fool’s joke, folks. Head to Pizza Brain for a sure-to-be-delicious collaboration with Joe Beddia of Pizzeria Beddia on Tuesday, April [...]

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March 25, 2014

Save The Date: The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Races Into Town On Saturday, May 17; How-To Classes For Interested Participants Now Available

No matter the weather, the spring festival season is approaching quickly, folks. Mark your calendars for the annual Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, a unique festival that brings together human-powered vehicle floats for a design competition down Trenton Avenue to compliment the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival, which is slated for the same day — Saturday, May [...]

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March 24, 2014

The Fishtown Chili Cookoff Returns With Representatives From Area Restaurants And Local Amateur Cooks, This Sunday, March 30

Ladies and gentlemen, start your appetites, the Fishtown Chili Cookoff returns this Sunday, March 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. Presented by the Fishtown Neighbors Association, the chili cookoff brings the best of Fishtown’s restaurant scene — and amateur chili chefs — to the spotlight. Look forward to chili prepared by chefs from Sketch Burger [...]

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March 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: St. Joe’s And Villanova In The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Dollar Days On West Girard Avenue, Free Rita’s Water Ice And More

At last, spring has sprung! Celebrate tonight and root for the home teams as Villanova and St. Joe’s represent the City of Brotherly Love at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. First, watch St. Joe’s take on UConn at 6:55 p.m. and then watch Villanova and Milwaukee at 9:25 p.m. Both games will be broadcasted on [...]

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