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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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August 28, 2014

More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: East Passyunk’s Restaurants Receives Dining Nods From USA Today

The East Passyunk neighborhood continues to bring in the accolades as USA Today toasts the neighborhood’s killer dining scene in a piece from August 26 entitled Philly’s Passyunk Ave. Evolves into Dining Destination. USA Today’s Robert DiGiacomo put the spotlight on some of the neighborhood’s best restaurants while also mentioning its Italian history and the […]

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August 27, 2014

Completely Awesome Breaking News Alert: Spruce Street Harbor Park To Stay Open For Another Month, Continue To Wow Visitors And Residents Alike Through Sunday, September 28!

Due to popular demand, Spruce Street Harbor Park will remain open for one more month, through Sunday, September 28. The public has spoken, and the good people of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the nonprofit group operating the pop-up park — have listened. That’s right: there’s now one more month to lounge in hammocks, […]

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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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