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December 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Last-Minute Holiday Shopping, Manayunk Solstice Fire, RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Christmas Village, The Nutcracker, Franklin Flea And More

Christmas Village

As the last weekend before Christmas merrily arrives, it’s the holiday shopping events we’re looking to for their one-of-a-kind finds and holiday sales. This weekend, Franklin Flea takes to the historic Strawbridge’s building for one final pop-up shop of the season, and well-loved shopping destinations like Christmas Village, PHAIR at Franklin Square and Art Star […]

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December 15, 2014

Celebrate Holidays In Manayunk And The Winter Solstice With A Bonfire, Storytelling And More This Friday, December 19

Celebrate Holidays In Manayunk And The Winter Solstice With A Bonfire, Storytelling And More This Friday, December 19

This Sunday, December 21 marks the winter solstice, the first day of winter and the very shortest day of the year. Cultures around the world celebrate this astronomical event, and this year Manayunk joins in the reveling to kick off the solstice weekend with Manayunk Solstice Fire, an evening festival on Friday, December 19. Kicking […]

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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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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Waterfront Winterfest

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 13, 2014

Kildare’s Irish Pub On Main Street In Manayunk Hosts Its Annual Craft Beer And Irish Whiskey Festival This Saturday, November 15

Manayunk

In need of a cold-weather warmer? Kildare’s in Manayunk presents tons of belly-warming spirits this weekend for its craft beer and Irish whiskey festival — a full day of more than 40 samplings of craft beer and more than 10 samplings of Irish whiskey. On Saturday, November 15 from 3 to 6 p.m., folks are […]

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October 22, 2014

Manayunk Celebrates Halloween With 3-Days Of Events Including A Screening Of Hocus Pocus, Trick-Or-Treating And More, October 23-25

Manayunk Celebrates Halloween With 3-Days Of Events Including A Screening Of Hocus Pocus, Trick-Or-Treating And More, October 23-25

Manayunk celebrates Halloween, or Halloweekend, with three days of themed events — from a zombie dance party and trick or treating to a screening of Hocus Pocus and an eerie one-act show. The Halloweekend festivities kick off with a performance by the Manayunk Theatre Company at Bourbon Blue on Thursday, October 23. Watch the theatrical […]

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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 17, 2014

The Philly Mart Alfresco Artisan Market Opens At Venice Island Performing Arts Center And Recreation Park This Saturday, October 18

The Philly Mart Alfresco Artisan Market Opens At Venice Island Performing Arts Center And Recreation Park This Saturday, October 18

This weekend, the brand-new performing arts and recreation center in Manayunk — Venice Island — delivers on the promise of great amusement with Saturday’s debut of The Philly Mart, a new monthly open-air market. Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center opened its grounds and doors to the public just last weekend, welcoming the public […]

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October 9, 2014

Venice Island Performing Arts And Recreation Center Opens With A Public Open House, Shows And Tours This Saturday, October 11

Venice Island

Looking for an island escape? After 10 years of planning and development Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk opens its grounds and doors to the public this weekend, Saturday, October 11. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the brand-new arts and recreation center will welcome the public to explore the gleaming new […]

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October 8, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fall Beer Gardens, Manayunk Restaurant Week, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday And More

Frankford Hall

Tonight’s mild fall weather is just begging you to get outside and make the most of the night. Luckily, the city is full of after-work happenings to fill your calendar. Celebrate the absolutely glorious weather and make plans to sip brews alfresco and nosh on bar fare at a beer garden this evening. You know […]

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