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April 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Jose Garces’ Volvér At The Kimmel Center Debuts Its Complete Culinary Program And Ticketed Dining Experience

When Philadelphia superchef Jose Garces joined forces with the marvelous Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to provide all of the catering services within the arts center in 2013, we knew the match would be a megahit. Now, the Garces Group expands its culinary-arts offerings at the Kimmel even further with the debut of Volvér, [...]

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April 18, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Pop Up On The Delaware River Waterfront This Summer With A Floating Restaurant, Hammock Lounge, Urban Beach And More

Seriously stupendous news today, Philadelphia. This June, the Delaware River Waterfront will morph into Spruce Street Harbor Park, taking the perennial good times of summer on Penn’s Landing — outdoor concerts, movies, fireworks — to a whole new level. From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, August 31, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the folks [...]

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April 15, 2014

Now Open: Chef Chip Roman Debuts The Treemont In Center City, Bringing Classic American Eats And Drinks To 15th Street

This spring, an ever-growing crop of new restaurants are blooming on the Philadelphia dining scene. On the heels of launching gourmet chocolate line Tradestone Confections and opening Tradestone Cafe in Conshohocken, chef Chip Roman now welcomes yet another establishment to his Roman Restaurant Group family. Joining Blackfish, Mica, Ela and the Tradestones, this week Roman [...]

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April 10, 2014

The Lantern Theater Company’s Philadelphia Premiere Of Athol Fugard’s The Train Driver Opens At St. Stephen Theater, Thursday, April 10

A Philadelphia premiere, The Train Driver, an impassioned drama by acclaimed South African playwright Athol Fugard, comes to Lantern Theater Company , starting Thursday, April 10. Exploring the depths of despair and redemption, the drama’s storyline is primarily propelled by the character of Roelf, a working-class South African train driver who is wracked by guilt [...]

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April 9, 2014

Opening Alert: Bar Volvér At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts Opens Today, Wednesday, April 9; The Dining Room To Open April 16

Champagne, anyone? Today, Wednesday, April 9, marks the first chance for the public to step inside Volvér at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Bar Volvér, the restaurant’s sophisticated champagne and caviar lounge, welcomes its first guests this evening starting at 4 p.m. The first part of a two-phase opening, today’s debut begins the [...]

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April 8, 2014

Welcome Spring At Stratus Rooftop Lounge With Brand-New Tableside Cocktail Service And A New Menu Of Cocktails

A new season brings with it new flowers, new glimpses of body parts previously cocooned in down coats and a brand new lineup of cocktails and service at Old City’s Stratus Rooftop Lounge in the Hotel Monaco. This month, the chic lounge ups its bottle service game with tableside cocktail carts, now available for parties [...]

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April 7, 2014

Celebrate The Season Launch Of Mad Men In Swingin’ Sixties Style At Pennsylvania 6 On Sunday, April 13

Midtown Village restaurant Pennsylvania 6 (PE6) is capitalizing on its retro appeal with a Mad Men season premiere party on Sunday, April 13 that can, at least for a night, capture the spirit of Sterling Cooper & Partners’ martini-soaked ragers. As the televisions at the bar broadcast a live screening of the show, the kitchen [...]

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April 4, 2014

Get Moving This April With Yelp’s Fit Club, A Month Of Free Fitness And Wellness Classes At Locations Throughout Philadelphia

Looking to do a little spring cleaning for the body and soul? This April, opportunities abound for totally free fitness classes throughout Philadelphia. In addition to tons of free yoga on Philadelphia’s waterfronts, this month Yelp’s Fit Club offers up more than a dozen free fitness and wellness classes at spots all around the city. [...]

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April 3, 2014

Victory Brewing Company Opens Its New Parkesburg, PA Brewery With Behind-The-Scenes Tours Launching Saturday, April 5

Great things are brewing in Chester County for Victory Brewing Company. Founded in 1996 by childhood friends Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet, who met on a school bus in 1973, Victory has seen awesome growth thanks to its superb line of brews and the industry rise of craft beer sales. From its humble beginnings brewing [...]

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April 2, 2014

Save The Date: Make Music Philly, A Free Citywide Music Festival, Returns Saturday, June 21; Registration Is Now Open For Artists, Venues And Donors

Mark those calendars to welcome the bona fide start of summer — the summer solstice, June 21 — with a day of beautiful music as Philadelphia joins in World Music Day with a free daylong, “do it yourself” festival, Make Music Philly. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, Make Music Philly [...]

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