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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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December 2, 2014

Stag And Doe Nights Return To Chestnut Hill For Three Wednesdays In December With Sales, Christmas Carols, Food, Drinks And More; December 3, 10 & 17

Chestnut Hill

Wednesday nights in Chestnut Hill mean holiday cheer to the max as Stag and Doe shopping nights return for the season. On Wednesdays, December 3, 10 and 17 from 6 to 9 p.m., head to Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill for shopping deals paired with Christmas carolers, festive food and drink, holiday tunes and visits […]

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November 19, 2014

Bredenbeck’s Bakery And Ice Cream Parlor Hosts A Month Of Gingerbread House Workshops Including BYOB Classes, November 28-December 20

Bredenbeck’s Bakery

Put your gingerbread house techniques to the test — or just show them off — at Bredenbeck’s Bakery’s Gingerbread House Workshop, which runs on select days from November 28 through December 20. The bakery and ice cream parlor continues to be a purveyor of sweet treats and is spreading Christmas cheer, and knowledge, with the […]

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November 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Opens Its Seasonal Holiday Pop-Up Shop In Chestnut Hill This Friday, November 7

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Opens Its Seasonal Holiday Pop-Up Shop In Chestnut Hill This Friday, November 7

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the folks behind this past summer’s uber-popular pop-up beer garden on South Street and the annual Philadelphia Flower Show each March, produces yet another crowd-pleasing attraction this month with the launch of its annual PHS Holiday Pop Up Store in Chestnut Hill. Opening this Friday, November 7, the temporary holiday shop […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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October 14, 2014

The Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill This Weekend, Oct. 17-18, Transforming The Neighborhood With A Hogwarts Express Train, Costume Contest, Magic Classes, Quidditch And So Much More

Harry Potter

Wands at the ready, Philadelphia! Harry Potter Festival Weekend is back. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival returns to enchant Chestnut Hill this Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the fictional world created by author J.K. Rowling. Coinciding with two major Chestnut […]

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September 25, 2014

Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill October 17-18 To Transform The Neighborhood Into A Magical World With A Harry Potter Pub Crawl, Film Screening, Quidditch Tournament And Much More

Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill October 17-18 To Transform The Neighborhood Into A Magical World With A Harry Potter Pub Crawl, Film Screening, Quidditch Tournament And Much More

Calling all wizards, muggles and literature lovers: Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival Weekend returns this October. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival takes over the charming town of Chestnut Hill on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the much-loved fictional world created […]

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July 25, 2014

Head To Mt. Airy For Its Finally Friday Festivities Featuring Music, Free Beer, Shopping, Food Discounts And More, Today, July 25

Head To Mt. Airy For Its Finally Friday Festivities Featuring Music, Free Beer, Shopping, Food Discounts And More, Today, July 25

The final Friday of the month in Mt. Airy means live music, free beer, food discounts, shopping and more in celebration of its monthly Finally Friday event. Today, July 25, head to the bustling neighborhood for a variety of specials to get you ready for the weekend. Start the party with free beer tastings at […]

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June 27, 2014

Check Out Finally Friday In Mt. Airy For Free Beer Samples, Live Music, Artisan Vendors And More, Tonight, Friday, June 27

Check Out Finally Friday In Mt. Airy For Free Beer Samples, Live Music, Artisan Vendors And More, Tonight, Friday, June 27

Wrap up June and kick off the many Fourth of July celebrations to come in lovely Mt. Airy this Friday, June 27, with the neighborhood’s community-driven arts crawl, Finally Friday. The monthly event is the perfect time to check out the burgeoning neighborhood, which combines dense leafy park land, miles of multi-use trails, tree-lined streets […]

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June 11, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Mansions, Houses And Museums For Second Saturdays, Every Month Through October

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Mansions, Houses And Museums For Second Saturdays, Every Month Through October

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but on Second Saturdays the cultural heritage of the neighborhood becomes even more accessible. Once a month, on the second Saturday of each month, all 16 historic sites on and just beyond Germantown Avenue throw open their doors at the same time — noon […]

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