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June 19, 2014

Force Field Project 2014 Presents Two Days Of Art Installations And Live Performances In Two Kensington Warehouses This Weekend, June 21-22

Take note, Philadelphia. You’re going to want to set out for Kensington this weekend. An ambitious and multifaceted two-day event, music, visual art and performance art harmonize this weekend during Force Field Project 2014 at MaKen Studios, an underused site in Kensington made up of two industrial buildings. An ongoing arts collaborative, Force Field Project […]

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May 14, 2014

Our Guide To The Awesomely Funky Trenton Avenue Arts Festival And Kinetic Sculpture Derby Taking Over Kensington This Saturday, May 17

Who’s ready for another weekend jam-packed with festival fun? The terrific Trenton Avenue Arts Festival and supercool Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby roll into Kensington and Fishtown this Saturday, May 17. Lining the historic cobblestone Trenton Avenue, just above Fishtown, the festival spotlights the area’s diverse artist communities, and includes more than 200 local artists, crafters […]

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May 5, 2014

Festival Alert: The Trenton Avenue Arts Festival And Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Race Into Fishtown On Saturday, May 17

This past weekend was chock-full of festivals, but the fun doesn’t stop now. May is a festival-loaded month full of celebrations of all sort — foodie frenzies, shopping extravaganzas, art fests and much more. On Saturday, May 17, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival and Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby return to Fishtown for a full day of […]

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April 16, 2014

Memphis Taproom Reopens Its Backyard Beer Garden And Celebrates Its 6th Birthday With An All-Day Party On Saturday, April 19

This weekend, Memphis Taproom dusts off its outdoor tables and opens the doors to its backyard beer garden — and celebrates its sixth birthday — at an all-day bash on Saturday, April 19 at the Fishtown hangout. Beginning at noon, sit outside and sip craft beer while snacking on hot dogs from the taproom’s resident […]

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March 25, 2014

Save The Date: The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Races Into Town On Saturday, May 17; How-To Classes For Interested Participants Now Available

No matter the weather, the spring festival season is approaching quickly, folks. Mark your calendars for the annual Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, a unique festival that brings together human-powered vehicle floats for a design competition down Trenton Avenue to compliment the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival, which is slated for the same day — Saturday, May […]

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February 5, 2014

InLiquid Celebrates 15 Years Of Curating Fine Art In Philadelphia With Its Annual Silent Auction And Soiree At Crane Arts, February 7 And 8

The vast square footage of the Crane Arts complex houses a diverse array of creative outfits, from individual artists to multifaceted organizations, all celebrating the breadth of Philadelphia’s creative scope. This weekend, longtime Crane Arts resident InLiquid, an art and design non-profit organization, throws its annual bash, InLiquid Silent Art Auction and Benefit on Saturday, […]

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February 4, 2014

Feast Your Eyes Catering Presents A Bollywood-Themed Dinner And A Show At Its Salon Dinner Event This Friday, February 7

Brush off those saris. Feast Your Eyes Catering brings back its multi-sensory, immersive salon dinners for the 2014 season with two upcoming pop-up dinners planned for the winter, starting this Friday, February 7 with a Bollywood-themed event. Located in the cool Front and Palmer building — a converted warehouse in Kensington — the dinners bring […]

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December 6, 2013

Support Local Artisans At The Greensgrow Farms Holiday Bazaar, Two Weekends Of Local Holiday Shopping, December 7-8 And December 14-15

Dress your home in local holiday greens and purchase handmade gifts for loved ones at Greensgrow Farms’ annual holiday bazaar, two weekends of sales featuring area artisans and a variety of holiday decor. This weekend, December 7 and 8, and next weekend, December 14 and 15, the holiday bazaar takes over the year-round urban farm […]

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November 7, 2013

Now Open: Cook And Shaker Dishes Comfort Food, Craft Beer And Cocktails For The Fishtown And Kensington Neighborhoods

In case you haven’t heard, Fishtown has quickly become one of the coolest sections of Philadelphia thanks to an influx of quality restaurants, inventive bars, impressive music venues and forward-thinking art galleries. As of today, November 7, the neighborhood has one more eminently appealing destination when Cook and Shaker opens at 3 p.m. Philadelphia restaurant […]

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October 9, 2013

Reminder: DesignPhiladelphia Kicks Off Tonight With Pop-Up Place, A Cocktail Party And Benefit Showcasing Interactive Design, Live Music And More, Tonight, Wednesday, October 9

DesignPhiladelphia, the annual city-wide celebration honoring the historic role of design in the Philadelphia region while showcasing creative innovation yet to come, returns this week, October 10-18. With more than 120 events over nine days, the festival is set to present an incredible range of programming from symposia and round table discussions to street parties, […]

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