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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

ANSP

If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected impressive pieces of […]

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December 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Luke Palladino Debuts His First Philadelphia Restaurant On East Passyunk Avenue Today, Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

For years, diners have flocked to the South Philadelphia neighborhood of East Passyunk for its restaurants, particularly its red-gravy Italian joints. In recent years, though, a neighborhood renaissance has brought a wave of contemporary eateries that’s enticed folks to head south for not only great Italian, but also superlative contemporary cuisine. Now, a new neighbor […]

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December 17, 2014

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Community Supported Ice Cream Program 2015 Sign-Ups Are Open Through Wednesday, December 24

Little Baby's

Who doesn’t need a little extra sweetness to get through the doldrums of winter? Thankfully, as we hit peak darkness, there is a solution: Little Baby’s Ice Cream offers what very well may be the world’s first and only Community Supported Ice Cream program. That’s CSIC for short. Declaring it a strike against the enemy […]

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December 16, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Philadelphia To Get Its First Large-Scale Observation Deck 57 Stories Above The Ground In One Liberty Place In Summer 2015

Observation Deck

Yes! At long last, Philadelphia will soon have a proper observation deck! Today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced that Montparnasse 56 Group is bringing a brand new observation deck experience to Philadelphia in Summer 2015. Montparnasse 56 (or M56) — a Parisian-based company that operates observation decks in the John Hancock Tower in Chicago and […]

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December 16, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Ring In 2015 With Two Huge New Year’s Eve Fireworks Displays Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year's Eve Fireworks Philadelphia

The last days of 2014 are at hand, folks. In anticipation of the final countdown on New Year’s Eve, it’s time to make plans to ring in 2015. Celebrations in Philadelphia will once again hit a crescendo with two fireworks shows on New Year’s Eve at 6 p.m. and midnight as SugarHouse Casino presents New […]

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December 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Now, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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December 12, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Chef Luke Palladino Is Set To Open His First Philadelphia Restaurant, Palladino’s, On Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

Exciting news! Another hotly anticipated restaurant will soon join the dining ranks on East Passyunk Avenue. On Thursday, December 18, Palladino’s, Chef Luke Palladino’s first Philadelphia restaurant, will open its doors at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue. Palladino’s will restore life to the space of the former Colombo’s building. Opening with daily dinner and late-night service, […]

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December 10, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Iron Chef Jose Garces To Debut The Olde Bar At The Former Old Original Bookbinder’s In Old City On New Year’s Eve, December 31

Bookbinder's

Philadelphia’s Iron Chef Jose Garces has undoubtedly proven to be one of this city’s original culinary leaders. From his first restaurant, Amada, to the host of others under his Garces Group umbrella — Tinto, Distrito, Village Whiskey, Garces Trading Company, J.G. Domestic, Rosa Blanca and Volver — the superchef has served up key developments in […]

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December 9, 2014

Expansion Alert: King Of Prussia Mall To Connect The Court And The Plaza Via A 155,000-Square-Foot Expansion In 2016

King of Prussia Mall

Holiday shoppers wishing for even more retail opportunities in the Philadelphia area ought to be thrilled with this news: King of Prussia Mall is expanding and connecting The Court and Plaza. The estimated $150 million expansion and renovation will bring the mall’s current 2.65 million-square-foot layout to a whopping 2.8 million square feet, solidifying its […]

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