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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, 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

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

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

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

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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October 8, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Scary Attractions, Family-Friendly Events, Parties And More

As Halloween approaches, the eerie side of the Philadelphia area shines through via ghost tours and creepy parties, in addition to family-friendly happenings, too. For serious thrill-seekers, several of the area’s haunted houses (think Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary) have earned acclaim for their Hollywood-quality special effects, animatronics, pyrotechnics and teams of […]

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October 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. With the equinox well behind us, autumn has officially arrived in Philadelphia and, with it, a whole new outpouring of fresh art exhibitions and events are cropping up all over town. Kick off October on this […]

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October 2, 2014

Tonight Picks: Chinatown Night Market, Alfresco Shopping And Music At Dilworth Park, Manayunk Restaurant Week, Fall Beer Gardens And More

Tonight, a super popular foodie festival returns to the city’s streets for one last time this season — Night Market hits Chinatown tonight with food and drinks from more than 60 of the top food trucks and restaurants in Philly. Check out our guide to tonight’s Night Market — and see you there! Also tonight, […]

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October 1, 2014

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Party At Paine’s Park, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Brewer Of The Month Happy Hour At Red Owl Tavern And More

Whether you’re looking for dinner deals, alfresco gatherings or live performances, the events on deck for this evening are sure to satisfy. Manayunk continues dishing out dinner deals as part of its Restaurant Week promotion which fills more than 15 restaurants in the area. Paine’s Park celebrates skateboarding culture with a party at the skatepark […]

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September 29, 2014

Manayunk Restaurant Week Returns To More Than 15 Restaurants With $15, $25 And $35 Dining Deals, September 28-October 10

Looking for a deal on dinner? Following the blockbuster Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, Manayunk Restaurant Week brings dinner deals to more than 15 restaurants throughout the neighborhood. Depending on the restaurant, three-course meals will ring in at $15, $25 or $35 — plus tax, tip and any alcoholic beverages. Visit Manayunk Brewing Company for elevated […]

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