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December 11, 2014

Little Nonna’s Hosts Natale Di Nonna Garden Party With Holiday Specials, Visits With Santa And Plenty Of Heat Lamps, Sundays, December 14 And 21

Little Nonna's Hosts Natale Di Nonna Garden Party With Holiday Specials, Visits With Santa And Plenty Of Heat Lamps, Sundays, December 14 And 21

No need to travel over the river and through the woods to get to a grandma-worthy holiday party this season. For the next two Sunday afternoons, Little Nonna’s in Midtown Village hosts its first-ever Natale di Nonna (translation: Nonna’s — which is Italian for “grandmother” — Christmas). On Sunday, December 14 and Sunday, December 21 […]

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November 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Celebrations In Midtown Village And Beyond, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Franklin Square Holiday Beer Garden And More

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Celebrations In Midtown Village And Beyond, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Franklin Square Holiday Beer Garden And More

Put on your party hat, tonight is full of happy hour deals, special dinners and heated beer garden fun. Tonight marks Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a celebration of a French wine served after being fermented for just six to eight weeks. Sip the sweet wine (seriously, it goes down like juice) at a slew of bars, […]

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November 18, 2014

A Guide To Beaujolais Nouveau Day Celebrations At Restaurants, Bars And Shops In Philadelphia On Thursday, November 20

Open House

French-inspired parties bring a little je ne sais quoi to Philadelphia this Thursday, November 20, as a slew of bars, restaurants and shops celebrate the worldwide wine fête known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais […]

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October 6, 2014

The Outfest Block Party Returns To The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 12 With Performances, Shopping, Eats And Drinks, Outdoor Dance Parties And More

The Outfest Block Party Returns To The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 12 With Performances, Shopping, Eats And Drinks, Outdoor Dance Parties And More

Ready for a bash? Spanning more than 10-square blocks of the Gayborhood, Philadelphia’s enormous Outfest returns for its 24th year this Sunday, October 12 from noon to 7 p.m. Outfest, which is one of the largest National Coming Out Day Festivals in the world, brings a full-blown festival and multi-street block party to the Gayborhood. […]

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October 1, 2014

The Midtown Village Fall Festival Returns This Saturday, October 4 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Awesome Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, Shopping And More

Midtown Village

This fall, the streets, parks and public spaces of Philadelphia host dozens and dozens of fall festivals, but few match the all-out revelry of the Midtown Village Fall Festival. Returning for its ninth year of Midtown merrymaking on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 8 p.m., the fest welcomes tens of thousands to live it […]

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September 25, 2014

Festival Alert: The Midtown Village Fall Festival Arrives On 13th Street Saturday, October 4 With Seven Blocks Of Food, Shopping, Live Music, A Beer Garden And More

Festival Alert: The Midtown Village Fall Festival Arrives On 13th Street Saturday, October 4 With Seven Blocks Of Food, Shopping, Live Music, A Beer Garden And More

This fall, the streets, parks and public spaces of Philadelphia host dozens and dozens of fall festivals, but few match the all-out revelry of the Midtown Village Fall Festival. Returning for its ninth year of Midtown merrymaking on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 8 p.m., the fest welcomes tens of thousands to live it […]

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September 5, 2014

Reminder: Center City Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend At More Than 100 Restaurants, September 7-12 And 14-19

Reminder: Center City Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend At More Than 100 Restaurants, September 7-12 And 14-19

Starting this Sunday, September 7, sweet deals fill more than 100 restaurants throughout Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Old City for the ever-popular Center City Restaurant Week. From September 7 through 12 and September 14 through 19, make plans (and reservations!) to dine on the cheap at some of the city’s favorite restaurants. With the huge […]

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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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August 11, 2014

Deal Alert: Jake’s Sandwich Board Celebrates Its Grand Reopening Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, With Free Beer And $3 Sandwiches

Jake’s Sandwich Board

For some diners, the generous portions of house-roasted meats at Jake’s Sandwich Board were already ample enough to go splitsies. But now the Midtown Village shop is going bigger and better in every sense of the word, reopening after renovations with a new look, longer hours and a menu of family-style roasts that are designed […]

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August 6, 2014

Celebrate Summer With Three Days Of Seafood Specials At Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s 13th Street Restaurants, August 10-12

13th Street Restaurants

Sure, the siren call of Jersey shore may be beckoning this month, but spending August in the city doesn’t have to mean giving up the flavors of the sea. The mavens of 13th Street, Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, are bringing a bit of oceanic inspiration to landlubber patrons with a three-day seafood dinner […]

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