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June 3, 2013

Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of PrideDay, Philadelphia’s LGBT Pride Parade And Festival On Sunday, June 9

This weekend, join in the merrymaking of the 25th anniversary celebration of PrideDay, Philadelphia’s rowdy LGBT parade and festival, which takes place during International Gay and Lesbian Pride Month and features live music, DJs, food, drinks and a festive parade that runs from the Gayborhood to Penn’s Landing. The PrideDay parade and festival goes down […]

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April 29, 2013

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At El Vez’s Thirteenth Street Takeover Featuring Tons Of Food, Drinks And Live Music, Sunday, May 5

Practice your best “gracias!” and get ready for this year’s 13th Street Cinco de Mayo block party. On Sunday, May 5 from noon to 9 p.m., El Vez is set to convert the block of 13th and Sansom streets in to an merry outdoor fiesta. The smells and tastes of Mexico will fill 13th Street […]

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April 24, 2013

Midtown Village’s Newest Restaurant Pennsylvania 6, A Post-Prohibition-Style Kitchen And Bar, To Open Tomorrow, Thursday, April 25

Midtown Village is about to welcome another cool (and bound to be delicious) restaurant to the neighborhood. Pennsylvania 6 (PE6) is named for the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City, one of the town’s trendiest spots in the years following prohibition. The restaurant takes its design cues from the historic hotel. The walls are decorated […]

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April 5, 2013

Brü Craft & Wurst, Home Of Self-Serve Taps, Celebrates Its Grand Opening In Midtown Village This Saturday, April 6

This Saturday, Philadelphia welcomes what promises to be a super beer garden to Chestnut Street. Brand new Brü Craft & Wurst celebrates its recent opening in grand fashion with a daylong bash tomorrow from 2 p.m. until 2 a.m. All are welcome to the opening event, and with mild temps and sunshine in tomorrow’s weather […]

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March 25, 2013

The Macy’s Flower Show Displays The Painted Garden In Center City, On View Through April 7

Though we haven’t seen much springtime weather as of yet, Macy’s Flower Show is in bloom at Macy’s Center City through April 7. The annual Flower Show, now in its fifth year, transforms the department store into a veritable greenhouse. This year’s theme, The Painted Garden, intends to recall the landscapes of southeast Asia with […]

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March 25, 2013

Opa Serves Up A Multi-Course Feast In Celebration Of Greek Independence Day, Today, March 25

In celebration of Greek Independence Day, Opa is hosting a feast of a party. Take the mundane out of Monday with an affordable (and delicious) five-course dinner. For $25, indulge in meal that will have your taste buds thinking you’ve transported to Greece. The dinner starts out with homemade bread and spreads, olives, feta cheese […]

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March 4, 2013

Lolita’s $20 Taco Tuesday Returns For The Month Of March

We have exciting news for all the taco and tequila lovers out there (aka everyone). Lolita is bringing back their Taco Tuesday event for the month of March… rejoice! This month, the event will occur every Tuesday night in March (!!!). The hugely popular event features a $20 taco meal deal at one of Midtown […]

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February 25, 2013

Chef Marc Vetri As General George Washington Crossing The Delaware… With The Staff At Amis

Apropos of nothing (except maybe it being Presidents’ Day last weekend), here’s a photo of Chef Marc Vetri and the crew at Amis reenacting Washington Crossing The Delaware. It’s not the first time the crew at Amis has had a little fun with themed photo shoots. And we don’t expect it to be the last. […]

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February 20, 2013

Vedge Restaurant Named One Of The 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants Of 2013 By GQ Magazine

More major accolades for Center City’s critically acclaimed vegan restaurant Vedge. In the March 2013 issue of GQ, restaurant scribe Alan Richman called out the 12 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2013 in the country. Vedge came in at #3. Impressive, yes — but as you know, accolades are nothing new for Vedge, the vegan restaurant […]

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February 8, 2013

Midtown Village’s Opa Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary With A Special $2 Menu This Sunday, February 10

Great news! Midtown Village’s Opa is turning two on Sunday and is celebrating their second anniversary with an awesome deal that is sure to make the anniversary celebration unforgettable. Enjoy an extensive $2 menu that will be available all day. The menu includes $2 beer of all sorts, a $2 cocktail, a $2 shot of Greek favorite, ouzo and $2 Greek bites. For those who want Opa’s regular fare, their a la carte menu will be available as well. Happy anniversary, indeed. [Opa] (more…)