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September 3, 2014

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The wait is over, Philadelphia. Dilworth Park will officially open to the public tomorrow(!), Thursday, September 4, with three days of grand-opening festivities followed by a month of special programming extending into the fall. Center City District is kicking things off with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Following the ceremony, everyone […]

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September 25, 2013

Tonight Picks: Drink And Dine Alfresco At Restaurant Week And At The Final Center City Sips Of The Season, Phashion Phest At Liberty Place And More

Center City is more abuzz than ever with Restaurant Week (hello, discounted dinner plans) and the last Center City Sips of the season. Pair dinner and drinks with this perfect early-fall weather and call it a night. The Philadelphia Collection comes to an end this evening, but not before providing the city with a few […]

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July 11, 2013

Illumination, A Fashion And Art Exhibit Arrives At The James Oliver Gallery With An Opening Reception, This Saturday, July 13

The fashion world and the art world join forces at James Oliver Gallery’s most recent exhibition, Illumination. The show makes its debut with a grand opening reception on Saturday, July 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. with live music and refreshments, and will remain on view through August 16. Comprised of work by three artists […]

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April 10, 2013

Coming Attraction: KidZooU, The Philadelphia Zoo’s Brand New Children’s Zoo, Opens This Saturday, April 13

As the country’s first zoo, Philadelphia Zoo is no stranger to introducing groundbreaking wildlife engagement to the animal-loving public. With the grand unveiling of the shiny new KidZooU: Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo & Faris Family Education Center this Saturday, April 13, the zoo debuts its latest, and maybe greatest, innovation to date. The new children’s […]

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April 5, 2013

Brü Craft & Wurst, Home Of Self-Serve Taps, Celebrates Its Grand Opening In Midtown Village This Saturday, April 6

This Saturday, Philadelphia welcomes what promises to be a super beer garden to Chestnut Street. Brand new Brü Craft & Wurst celebrates its recent opening in grand fashion with a daylong bash tomorrow from 2 p.m. until 2 a.m. All are welcome to the opening event, and with mild temps and sunshine in tomorrow’s weather […]

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December 28, 2012

NextFab To Christen Its New Location With A “Bigger & Better” Grand Opening Party, Thursday, January 17

Businessman/Engineer Evan Malone launched the first edition of Nextfab, a for-profit, co-op laboratory building equipped with digital workshop machines, in January 2010 in the University City Science Center. Now, four successful years later, his tech mecca will expand to knew ground. NextFab invites you to celebrate the opening of its brand new facility located at […]

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June 29, 2012

A Completely Renovated And Reinstalled Rodin Museum To Open Its Doors Friday, July 13

On Friday, July 13, one of the most anticipated events of 2012 on the Philadelphia art scene will take place: the grand reopening of the renowned Rodin Museum. The Rodin Museum, located just a few blocks from the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, houses the largest public collection of works, outside […]

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May 18, 2012

Photo Of The Day: Barnes Countdown Reaches Zero! The Barnes Foundation’s Philadelphia Campus Opens Its Doors To The Public Tomorrow, May 19, With A Ribbon-Cutting And Dedication Today

The long-awaited opening of the newest addition to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is finally here. The Barnes Foundation’s brand new Philadelphia campus opens its doors to the public tomorrow, May 19, with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Tomorrow evening sees a grand gala inside the Barnes that’s sold out; but remember, the Barnes is hosting […]

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May 10, 2012

The Brand New Sister Cities Park On Logan Square Opens Today; Take A Sneak Peek At The Milk & Honey Cafe Menu

The newest green space in Philadelphia opens today with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Nutter. Sister Cities Park, located at Logan Square on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, has undergone a drastic transformation. The newly richly planted and well-illuminated space has turned unused land into a public park with a variety of amenities for […]

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May 9, 2012

Countdown To The Opening Of The Barnes Foundation: A Selected Highlight From The Collection – “The Postman” By Vincent Van Gogh

With the long-awaited opening of the new Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway just ten days away (May 19!), we’re spotlighting a few select artworks from the unparalleled collection leading up to the museum’s opening. Our first spotlight was “Models” By Georges Seurat. Today we’re highlighting “The Postman” by Vincent van Gogh, a very […]

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