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March 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Affordable Attractions In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a great place to be on a budget. Many of our museums, theaters and historical landmarks often offer discounted tickets and cheap events on certain days. Plus, many of our great attractions are just inexpensive — or free! — to begin with. No matter what your budget is, this list encompasses plenty of […]

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December 18, 2012

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Our Top Picks For Alternative New Year’s Eve Celebrations This December 31

Hard to believe, but New Year’s Eve is just two weeks away. As 2012 is about come to an end, Philadelphia is offering up plenty of New Year’s Eve activities to make sure you and 2013 get off to a good start. To ring in the new year, there will once again be two sets […]

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July 16, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To The Best Live Comedy In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s thriving music scene is widely recognized, with rising local artists like Dr. Dog and Chiddy Bang, plus icons like Questlove, gaining national recognition. But for those who love to laugh (that’s everybody, in case you forgot), the city’s burgeoning comedy scene is also worth some attention. The comedy community in the 2-1-5 has been […]

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March 12, 2012

Roundup: Alternative March Madness Celebrations In Philadelphia, From Comedy Brackets To Beer Tournaments

March means a few things: the official beginning of spring (March 20: mark your calendar), Women’s History Month, St. Patrick’s Day festivities and, of course, March Madness. The 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament kicks off this week with 67 games starting on Tuesday, March 13, and ending with the National Championship on April 2. Philadelphia’s tournament […]

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February 28, 2012

Adam Ferrara Of FX’s Rescue Me and Top Gear To Perform At Helium Comedy Club, February 29-March 3

Catch FX star Adam Ferrara at Helium in Center City from Wednesday, February 29 through Saturday, March 3. Recently dubbed “hilarious!” by Entertainment Weekly, he also starred in the hysterical hit Paul Blart: Mall Cop with Kevin James in January 2009. Tickets to the shows, starting at $12, are still available online (with the exception of the sold-out 8 p.m. show on Saturday, March 3). Luckily, after the show, you’ll be conveniently located down the block from Village Whiskey where you can grab a delicious burger and cocktail. [Adam Ferrara at Helium]

December 14, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Holiday Theater In Philadelphia

One of the best ways to enjoy the holiday season in Philadelphia is to take in one of the amazing theatrical performances running throughout the winter months. Philadelphia is home to more than 130 theaters, a fact few visitors or even locals are aware of. Expand your artistic horizons this season (what else are the […]

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March 10, 2011

Comedy Veteran Gilbert Gottfried Of SNL And Hollywood Squares To Headline Four Shows At Helium Comedy Club, March 10-13

Performing his best impression and telling his, well, dirtiest jokes, Gilbert Gottfried returns to his stand-up roots to give the Philadelphia comedy scene a night to talk about. Four nights, actually: March 10-13. Known as “the comedian’s comedian”, Gottfried is a veteran of Saturday Night Live, Hollywood Squares and the Howard Stern Show. You might […]

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February 15, 2011

Comedian Rob Riggle Of The Daily Show And The Hangover To Headline Six Shows At Helium Comedy Club, February 17-20

They say that laughter is the best medicine. If that’s the case, Philadelphia is destined to become the nation’s picture of health this weekend. Comedian Rob Riggle is coming to town, and he’ll be headlining six comedy-packed shows at Helium Comedy Club. You may know Riggle from movies such as The Hangover, Step Brothers and […]

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November 5, 2010

Laugh Away The Weekend With Some of the Best Stand-Up Comedy Around

I can’t think of a better way to end the week then listening to a little self-loathing and celebrity bashing.  Philly will have its sense of humor tested as some of the top stand-up comedians in the country perform this weekend. Explore the brilliantly depressed thoughts of Louis CK at the Academy of Music tonight […]

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