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November 14, 2012

Roundup: Where To Take Part In The Worldwide Celebration Of Beaujolais Nouveau Day In Philadelphia This Thursday, November 15

Kicking off the pre-holiday season with full glasses, Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a fruitful global indulgence, arrives this Thursday, November 15. In addition to our helpful list of suggestions on where to enjoy the French vin in Midtown Village, we’ve compiled a roundup of locations throughout the city that will also take part in celebrating the [...]

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November 9, 2012

Midtown Village Goes Parisian To Celebrate “Beaujolais Nouveau Day” With Neighborhood-Wide Wine Tastings, Special Menu Items, Discounts And More, Thursday, November 15

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, beaujolais nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region — is released for sale after being fermented for just a few weeks. It’s an occasion for celebration worldwide, and Philadelphia is no exception. Five years ago, Midtown Village’s Duross & Langel [...]

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November 9, 2012

Big Deal Alert: Vedge Restaurant Named Restaurant Of The Year By VegNews Magazine

Vedge Restaurant, from Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau, the husband-wife team behind another award-scooper-upper Horizons, has been titled Restaurant Of The Year by the vegan authority VegNews Magazine. That’s after being called one of the best restaurants in America by Philadelphia Magazine, and winning the 2012 Produce Innovation Award from Cooking Light. A huge congrats! See inside Vedge here and make a reservation by calling (215) 320-7500. Insider tip: ask to sit in the cozy side room behind the bar, and order anything off the daily “dirt list.” [VegNews]

November 8, 2012

Deal Feed: Scarlet Fiorella Boutique In Midtown Village To Host A One-Day Sale To Fundraise For Childhood Cancer, Tuesday, November 13

Each November, Scarlet Fiorella boutique hosts a popular pre-holiday sale, a chance to stock up holiday gifts or pick up winter wear at a discount. This year, the Midtown Village shop is opting to change the event’s approach to hold a fundraising event for childhood cancer. On Tuesday, November 13 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., get [...]

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October 11, 2012

Now Open: Kembrel’s Guys-Only Shop In Midtown Village

Kembrel, “the local boutique of today” founded by three UPenn students in 2010, has converted its store in Midtown Village into a dedicated spot for the fellas — pairing the latest in menswear with timeless personal care. Next time you’re in the neighborhood, check out this fully-stocked shop that features everything a guy can want [...]

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October 10, 2012

Barbuzzo To Host An All-Girls Chefs’ Dinner, Sunday, October 21: Break Bread With Marcie Turney, Monica Glass, Jennifer Carroll, Anne Coll, Katie Loeb And More

Midtown Village moguls Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran are hosting an awesome woman power dinner on Sunday, October 21. Titled “Made With Moxie,” the event will take place at Barbuzzo, and entail a six-course feast with beverage pairings, all prepared by hotshot female chefs and mixologists. The event is in honor of the release of [...]

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October 9, 2012

Open House Boutique In Midtown Village To Host A 10th Anniversary Sale, Wednesday, October 10

If you didn’t get enough of Midtown Village this weekend, you have another chance this week to visit the trendy enclave in Center City. Open House boutique on 13th Street, the very first property of dynamic duo Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Wednesday, October 10. From 11 a.m.-8 p.m., [...]

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October 4, 2012

OutFest 2012 Lands In The Gayborhood This Sunday, October 7: Bar Crawl, Live Music, Flea Market, Dance Party, Sports Zone, Games And Much More

Every fall, Philadelphia celebrates National Coming Out Day with OutFest, a huge block party in the heart of the Gayborhood, featuring drag shows, games, bar crawls, live music and shopping. Philadelphia was one of the first cities to organize around National Coming Out Day on a large scale by creating a block party to showcase [...]

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October 3, 2012

Our Guide To The 2012 Midtown Village Fall Festival, Returning To 13th Street This Saturday, October 6: Food, Beer Garden, Presidential Dunk Tank, Sidewalk Sales, Crafts And More

One of our all-time favorite street festivals of the entire year is back this weekend. The 2012 Midtown Village Fall Festival takes over six blocks of 13th Street for eight hours of food and fun this Saturday, October 6. This annual fest, returning for its seventh year, is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of [...]

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September 24, 2012

The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania Invites You To Explore The History Of Cocktails With “A Shaken And Stirred Evening,” Thursday, September 27

How’s this for an intriguing event title: “A Shaken and Stirred Evening: How the American Cocktail Went Global”? On Thursday, September 27, hosted by the Young Friends of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, guests will trace the history of cocktails from the ubiquitous rum punch of the 17th century all the way to the flirtini [...]

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