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July 17, 2014

Now Open: The Brand-New Beer Garden At Fergie’s Pub In Midtown Village

Fergie’s Pub in Midtown Village is now home to a full-fledged beer garden, open from Wednesday through Saturday. The summer of the beer garden continues. This week has not only seen the opening of Independence Beer Garden and The Oval, but Midtown Village joins the mix with the brand-new beer garden at Fergie’s Pub on […]

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June 11, 2014

The Young Friends Of The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania Host A Philadelphia Stage Door Canteen Revival, Friday, June 13

This Friday, June 13, the Young Friends of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania host an evening shindig that gives a one-night encore to Philadelphia’s Stage Door Canteen, a live entertainment venue that welcomed the likes of Frank Sinatra and the Three Stooges to its stage before closing its doors in 1945. From 6 to 8 […]

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June 9, 2014

Now Open: Mamou, A Cajun-Style Restaurant In The Former Spot Of The Corner In Midtown Village

The former restaurant The Corner in Midtown Village, has been rebranded as Mamou, a restaurant that brings Louisiana’s cajun cuisine to 13th and Drury streets. The inspiration for Mamou came from the eatery’s executive chef, Paul Martin, who grew up near the small town of Mamou, Louisiana and grew up on the cajun fare that […]

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June 3, 2014

The Annual LGBT Pride Parade And Festival Returns To Philadelphia This Sunday, June 8 With Musical Headliners The Village People

Ready to celebrate with pride, Philly? This weekend, the LGBT Pride Parade and Festival adds tons of energy to the city as it returns for its 26th year. Philadelphia and the LGBT community have tons to celebrate in 2014, particularly with the recent ruling in favor of marriage equality, striking down the Pennsylvania law banning […]

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June 2, 2014

It’s Back! Center City Sips Kicks Off This Week Bringing Happy Deals To More Than 80 Bars On Wednesdays This Summer, June 4-August 27

Rejoice, Philadelphia, summer is here! A telltale sign of the season, Center City Sips returns this Wednesday, June 4 with awesome happy hour deals at more than 80 area bars. Every Wednesday evening from June 4 through August 27, stop by some of Center City, Midtown Village and Old City’s most popular bars and restaurant […]

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May 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Mural Arts Wall Ball At Union Transfer, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Philly Beer Week Launch Party At Johnny Brenda’s And More

Tonight’s a night for celebrating, Philadelphia. The annual Mural Arts Wall Ball fetes 30 years of the Mural Arts Program with an evening of visual art appreciation at Union Transfer. The gala is sold out, but those looking to celebrate Mural Arts are encouraged to join the fun of the Off-The-Wall Ball, an after party […]

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May 23, 2014

Opa’s Drury Beer Garden Celebrates The Launch Of Monthly Backyard Barbecues With Free Roast Lamb This Saturday, May 24

City dwellers in search of a backyard barbecue this Memorial Day weekend should report directly to Opa in Midtown Village. This Saturday, May 24, Opa’s Drury Beer Garden rolls out an outdoor dining feast, Summer Soulva, a new monthly patio party featuring a spit-fire roasted whole animal. A nod to the Greek heritage of the […]

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May 21, 2014

Now Open: HipCityVeg Owner Nicole Marquis Opens A Chic Midtown Village Vegan Cocktail Bar, Charlie Was A Sinner

According to GQ magazine’s food authority Alan Richman, “the vegetable era has arrived,” and a new breed of restauranteurs in Philadelphia are doing their part to usher in the age of the veggie and make green eating, well, sexy. Uber-popular vegan mecca HipCityVeg expanded its mini-chain of bustling fast-casual spots with a new location in […]

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April 28, 2014

Now Open: Lolita, Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s Modern Mexican Gem, Has Reopened With A New Menu And Full Liquor License

Chef Marcie Turney and her partner Valerie Safran have been the pioneering forces behind the transformation of the 13th Street corridor into the vibrant dining and shopping destination we now know as Midtown Village. With seven businesses and counting, the pair’s 13th Street restaurants and shops — Barbuzzo, Jamonera, Little Nonna’s, Grocery, Open House, Verde […]

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April 14, 2014

Jamonera Hosts A Southern Spanish Fish Fry In Midtown Village Complete With Fried Fare, Wine And More, April 16 To 18

After an incredibly successful fish fry during Philly Wine Week, Jamonera brings back its Southern Spanish Fish Fry this week, April 16 through 18. The Midtown Village bar and restaurant from chef Marcie Turney and her partner Valerie Safran always delivers an ever-changing variety of high-quality Spanish tapas — meats, cheese, seafood, salads and more […]

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