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September 17, 2014

Save The Date: The First-Ever Old City Fest Takes Over The Streets Of The Neighborhood With Food, Art, Music And More On Sunday, October 12

Philadelphia’s bustling fall festival circuit includes an outstanding array of food, art and cultural events, and the phenomenal festivities just keep on coming this October. Particularly of note, a brand-new neighborhood festival arrives in Old City this fall: Old City Fest debuts on Sunday, October 12. The first year for what Old City District, the […]

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September 17, 2014

The Rock ’N’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon And Health & Fitness Expo Returns This Weekend, September 19-21

Ready to rock? Now in its fifth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 21. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event, though. At every mile of the course, runners are greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise […]

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September 16, 2014

Del Posto Chef Mark Ladner Visits Eli Kulp’s High Street On Market And Fork To Dish Gluten-Free Pasta, Thursday, October 2

Gluten avoiders, rejoice. Chef Mark Ladner of Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali’s Del Posto is coming to town on Thursday, October 2, to visit his former colleague, Eli Kulp, who worked at Del Posto from 2006 to 2008. As the only Italian restaurant in all of the United States to earn four stars from The […]

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September 15, 2014

The 10th Annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show Rings In Fall This Weekend, September 19-21, With 140+ Artists And A Saturday Block Party On 18th Street

Fine art aficionados, take note. The fall edition of the annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show hits the sidewalks of the square this weekend for its 10th year, September 19-21. What began in 1932 as a small student show has now lasted more than eight decades, continuing to grow in scope and regard each year, […]

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September 12, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: Discover The Rarely Seen Paintings, Drawings And First Short Films Of Iconic Director David Lynch During The Unified Field At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Through January 2015

Having praised Philadelphia as his “greatest inspiration,” renowned filmmaker and artist David Lynch is returning to the city for the first-ever retrospective of his rarely seen artwork. Lynch studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) from January 1966 until the summer of 1967 and during that time he found inspiration in the […]

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September 9, 2014

Cuteness Alert: Four African Lion Cubs Debut At The Philadelphia Zoo And Are Now On View At Big Cat Falls

The Philadelphia Zoo is now home to four new furry friends: lion cubs that made their debut on Friday, September 5. Born to the zoo’s four-year-old Tajiri and five-year-old Makini on June 25 and 26, the four cubs are named Mali, Kataba, Sabi and Msinga. The cubs’ names were chosen by the public through an […]

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September 8, 2014

Video Interlude: Announcing The Winning Photo Of The Phillyosophy Billboard Photo Contest, To Be Seen On A Billboard On I-95

After a month-long process, the winning photo for the VISIT PHILADELPHIA™ Phillyosophy Contest photo has been chosen and will appear on an I-95 billboard in the fall. The contest gave locals and visitors the chance to not only show off Philadelphia, but also the chance to be featured on an I-95 billboard and receive a […]

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September 2, 2014

Roundup: More Than 30 Brand-New And Coming-Soon Restaurants On The Philadelphia Dining Scene This Fall

The advent of autumn brings school days, cooler weather and — inevitably in Philadelphia — a whole new set of delicious new restaurants to add to your must-try list. With an influx of talent from other cities joining local culinary masters, the dining landscape in the City of Brotherly Love is set to only expand […]

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August 28, 2014

Opening Alert: Michael Solomonov And Steven Cook Debut Abe Fisher On Sansom Street This Tuesday, September 2

The elements of Jewish cuisine are nothing if not varied. To some, Jewish food means matzo ball soup and latkes; to others, though, traditional fare also includes smoked meats, cured fish and even Chinese fried rice. These diverse flavors are all legit at Abe Fisher, the brand-new restaurant from CookNSolo Restaurants inspired by the culinary […]

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August 28, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Saturday, August 30 With Nation Beat And The Highwater Preachers

Put on your dancing shoes. This Saturday night, the popular 40th Street Summer Series returns to the lawn of the Walnut Street West Library at 40th and Walnut streets. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the 40th Street Summer Series, […]

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