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February 11, 2014

The PHS Pop-Up Beer Garden Returns To The Avenue Of The Arts For A Weekend-Long Winter Edition With Yards Brews And Warming Tents, February 14-16

Awesome news alert, Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s pop-up beer garden on the Avenue of the Arts is back. For one weekend only this winter, the PHS Pop-Up Beer Garden returns to fill the vacant lot on South Broad Street with twinkling lights, flowing brews and merry visitors. If you missed the pop-up garden during [...]

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February 10, 2014

Valley Forge National Historical Park Marks Presidents’ Day With A Weekend Of Free Events Celebrating George Washington, February 16-17

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington and his Continental Army spent the harsh winter of 1777 to 1778 encamped at what is now Valley Forge National Historical Park. This Presidents’ Day weekend, visitors to the sprawling park about 20 miles outside of Center City Philadelphia can celebrate America’s first Commander-in-Chief with [...]

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February 10, 2014

Visit Philadelphia’s Street Team Hits Suburban Station Tomorrow Morning To Give Away Coffee, Hotel Stays, Museum Tickets And More, 7:30-10 A.M.

Leave it to Visit Philadelphia to show regional commuters some serious love — just in time for Valentine’s Day, too. Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 11 from 7:30 to 10 a.m., the Visit Philadelphia street team will take over Center City’s Suburban Station for an all-out show of Philly-centric love. If you’ve been in Suburban Station recently, [...]

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February 10, 2014

The National Archives At Philadelphia Turns Trash Into Treasure With Archives Alchemy: The Art Of The Dumpster Divers, Through April 24

When the National Archives at Philadelphia renovated, the result was not just a more modern facility, but miles of old microfilm and piles of unneeded debris. Rather than crowd local landfills and dumps, the archives called upon an unconventional group to help solve the problem: the Dumpster Divers of Philadelphia. Comprised of more than 40 [...]

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February 10, 2014

Chef Kevin Sbraga Now Serves Lunch At The Fat Ham In University City Starting Today, Monday, February 10

Cold weather demands stick-to-your-ribs dining. With a pork-laden menu full of upgraded Southern dishes and a bourbon-fueled bar program, the second Philadelphia restaurant for Top Chef victor Kevin Sbraga, The Fat Ham, might just be the ideal spot to tuck in this winter. The intimate 48-seat restaurant began serving up sophisticated dinners with an ample [...]

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February 6, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Philadelphia Chef Nicholas Elmi Takes Home Top Honors, Winning Top Chef Season 11

Philadelphia’s Top Chef club just welcomed a new member. In the season finale of the 11th season of Top Chef, which aired Wednesday, February 5, uber-talented chef Nicholas Elmi took the grand prize and the coveted title of “Top Chef.” Now, Philadelphia can claim not only a number of brilliant Top Chef contestants — we’re [...]

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February 5, 2014

The National Constitution Center Explores Its Namesake Document In The Initiative 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) All February Long

In our country’s history, more than 11,000 amendments to the Constitution have been proposed, but only a mere 27 have been ratified. Why such a small number? What is the process by which a proposal becomes an amendment? Who decides what becomes law? The

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February 4, 2014

Benjamin’s Desk, A Coworking Space In Rittenhouse, Recently Acquired Additional Space For More Events, Technology And Office Areas

Calling all entrepreneurs, small businesses and independent workers, Benjamin’s Desk, a premier coworking space at 1701 Walnut Street, recently acquired the seventh and eighth floors of the building and is now offering more services (and space!) than ever before. Benjamin’s Desk is currently home to about 55 companies of all sort — a design group, [...]

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January 31, 2014

Now Open: The First-Ever Hotel At The Navy Yard, The Courtyard Philadelphia South At The Navy Yard Is Now Open To The Public

In 2013, Philadelphia’s ever-growing Navy Yard added a remarkable 22 new companies, which makes last year the highest single year’s growth since the campus’ conversion from a shuttered naval base to its new life as an awesome mixed-use business campus. Now, The Navy Yard invites its visitors to stay over with the arrival of the [...]

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January 30, 2014

Now Open: Sancho Pistola’s Serves Up Creative Mexican Fare, Craft Brews And Fine Cocktails In Fishtown

In case you haven’t heard, Fishtown has quickly become one of the coolest sections of Philadelphia thanks to an influx of quality restaurants, inventive bars, impressive music venues and forward-thinking art galleries. Now that Sancho Pistola’s has opened on Girard Avenue just steps from the El station, the neighborhood has one more eminently appealing destination. [...]

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