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September 5, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Fringe Festival Kickoff, A Frankford Avenue Bash, French Cabaret At The Barnes And More, Friday, September 5

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the city swings in to high gear for the busy fall season, First Friday ramps up its offerings, too. Launch the weekend with art-centric, diva-boasting or free-to-see events all over town, from the 2014 Fringe […]

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August 5, 2014

Kensington Picnic II Brings Live Music From Local Bands To An Alfresco Space On Frankford Avenue, This Saturday, August 9

After a successful Kensington Picnic I in 2012, the folks behind the day of free music are coming together for year two. Celebrate the city’s awesome local music scene at the Kensington Picnic II, a free day-long concert featuring more than half a dozen Philly-based bands. Located in the grassy lot next to Liberty Vintage […]

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June 6, 2014

Reminder: Fishtown FestivALE Takes Over Frankford Avenue In Fishtown With Craft Beer, DJs, Food, Games And More, Saturday, June 7

Three beer and entertainment powerhouses — Johnny Brenda’s, Frankford Hall and Fette Sau — team up to present the annual Fishtown FestivALE, an annual outdoor block party that closes out Philly Beer Week. On Saturday, June 7 from noon to 8 p.m., the day before Beer Week officially ends, the three neighboring Fishtown bars tap […]

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March 6, 2014

Nerd Nite, Frankford Hall And The Franklin Institute Team Up To Present A Pompeii-Themed Nerd Nite, Next Wednesday, March 12

Next Wednesday, March 12, Nerd Nite presents an event of epic proportions as it hosts quizzo, discussions and more at Frankford Hall with help from the folks at the Franklin Institute. The Nerd Nite action is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m., but doors open at 7 p.m. For a cover charge of $5, head […]

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December 5, 2013

Our Top Picks For Celebrating First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, A Philly-Themed Party In Old City, S’Mores In Graduate Hospital And More On Friday, December 6

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into the streets for festive art crawls, gallery receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. This month, the holiday season gives the already-jubilant evening a particularly merry vibe, with many museums, galleries and neighborhoods kicking up the creativity on First Friday events — from […]

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September 19, 2013

Adorn Boutique Hosts A Festive Open House On Frankford Avenue To Coincide With The Philadelphia Collection, Friday, September 20

As part of The Philadelphia Collection, the week-long, citywide, fabulously fashionable series of events, Fishtown’s Adorn by Sarah Lewis will reveal its brand new jewelry line, Love & Light, at an open house cocktail party on Friday, September 20, from 5 to 9 p.m. Love & Light, part of the independent boutique’s Fall/Holiday 2013 collection, […]

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September 16, 2013

Frankford Hall’s Week-Long Oktoberfest Celebrations Fill The Fishtown Beer Garden Through Friday, September 27

For nearly two weeks, Frankford Hall goes back to its German roots with a slew of Oktoberfest events full of steins of German beer, bratwurst, games and extended happy hours. Tonight, head to the Fishtown haunt for a rousing game of ping pong at 8 p.m. and happy hour from 4 p.m. to close. Interested […]

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August 8, 2013

Head To Johnny Brenda’s In Fishtown For A Kenzinger Clambake Featuring Fresh Seafood And Local Beer, This Saturday, August 10

Can’t make it to the beach this weekend? Craft-brew taproom and live-music hall Johnny Brenda’s brings the shore to Fishtown on Saturday, August 10, with its annual Kenzinger Clambake. From 4 to 8 p.m., come out to savor summer tastes with pints of ever-refreshing Kenzinger and a menu of raw oysters and clams, crab cakes […]

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August 1, 2013

Celebrate First Friday, August 2, In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia With Art Openings, Free Movies And FringeArts

To combat the lazy days of mid-summer, this First Friday Weekend, a number of Old City businesses are “going blue” with blue-themed specials, meals and deals. Panorama at the Penn’s View Hotel boasts blue point oysters, Revolution House offers three blue-themed specials, More Than Old vintage shop presents a “50 Shades of Blue” promotion and […]

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July 24, 2013

Films At The Fish Screens Locally Sourced Shorts And Feature Films At Fishtown’s Walking Fish Theatre All Summer Long

The independent film scene thrives in Philadelphia, with multiple film festivals and a number of new and established screening venues throughout the city. In Fishtown, though, there’s now no need to wait for a festival to catch independent, locally sourced film. This summer, head to Walking Fish Theatre on Frankford Avenue to see short and […]

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