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August 9, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Dining Alfresco On Prime Patios, Secret Gardens And Cool Courtyards In Neighborhoods Of Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s temperate seasons beg for diners to take advantage by taking meals in the great outdoors. Dining alfresco brings many joys — though it also brings exhaust fumes, noisy pedestrians and other ills. We want to help you avoid the downside of alfresco dining by scoring a table in a leafy courtyard or on a […]

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August 7, 2013

The Philadelphia Sketch Club’s Absolutely Abstract 2013 Juried Exhibition Opens This Friday, August 9

America’s oldest artists club, the Philadelphia Sketch Club was founded in 1860, but has always embraced contemporary art. Created by six Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts artists, the club intended to provide a resource for artists interested in illustration and design, opportunities that were not available at the Academy at the time. Today, the […]

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August 5, 2013

Celebrate National Oyster Day With $1 Oysters And Inventive Champagne Cocktails At Pennsylvania 6, Today, August 5

One of Midtown Village’s most recent additions, Pennsylvania 6, is ready to celebrate National Oyster Day in the best way possible — with $1 oysters. Today, August 5, celebrate the seafood-centric holiday with freshly shucked oysters at a major discount during the restaurant’s open hours, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Enjoy six varieties of oysters […]

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August 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Dining Alfresco At Top Sidewalk Tables In The Neighborhoods Of Philadelphia

Dining alfresco is one of the sweet joys of summer. Somehow, food and drink just taste better when consumed in the great outdoors. As lovely weather sweeps over the city, don’t miss the opportunity to indulge in eats and drinks under the sun or stars. In Philadelphia, the quickest way to take advantage of this […]

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June 18, 2013

Meet Bobbie Thomas, The Fabulous Style Editor Of The Today Show At A Book Signing Soiree In Midtown Village, Wednesday, June 19

You’ve read her column, “The Buzz,” in In Touch Weekly, seen her rocking the red carpet for E! News at top award shows and might be lost if it weren’t for the fashion and beauty tips she shares as Style Editor for NBC’s The Today Show. And now, you can have Bobbie Thomas’ style secrets […]

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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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