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November 7, 2012

The First-Ever Frankford Fall Music And Arts Fest Set For This Saturday, November 10

The outskirts of downtown Philadelphia have become a blossoming mecca for musicians, artists and the creatively ambitious of all kinds. Northeast of Center City, you’ll find thriving arts community taking root in Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Port Richmond and even Kensington. Frankford Avenue in particular has become a vibrant corridor for great food, shopping and art. […]

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July 16, 2009

Warehouse Shopping @ the Philadelphia Book Co.

I spent my childhood roaming through thrift stores, rummage sales and used bookshops. My mother was a great believer in the hunt, always searching out a bargain and buying used instead of new. Because of this this early grounding, I cannot help but love shopping at places that are disorganized, dusty and disheveled. The Philadelphia […]

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September 20, 2008

German-American Steuben Parade

Post by Kelly White You’ve heard of Oktoberfest and every other major drinking holiday. But what precedes the ever-popular Bavarian bier & sausage fest? The 37th annual Steuben Parade in Northeast Philly. It starts off at on Frankford Avenue between Welsh Road and Knorr Street at 2pm on Saturday, September 27, with honorary chairman Mayor […]

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January 22, 2008

First Person Arts Storyslam!

Greetings from L’Etage, the second story of Beau Monde on 6th and Bainbridge. The candles are lit, the mood is festive, the wifi is tenuous but holding steady. Stay tuned for live updates on Philly’s first story slam of 2008! If this is your first slam, here’s some background: ten people are selected at random […]

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August 14, 2007

Legendary Jazz at Mozaic

In an unlikely venue, a jazz legend is still swinging. Butch Ballard and his band play can be found at Mozaic, a BYOB in Frankford. Butch is indeed a legend. The jazz greats he has played with include Duke Ellington, Count Bassie and Ella Fitzgerald. Come for the free live jazz on Saturday nights. Butch […]

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