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August 8, 2014

Now Open: New Restaurant Dizengoff From Chef Michael Solomonov And Steve Cook Debuts On Sansom Street Today, Friday, August 8

The saying may state “we all scream for ice cream” on a summer day, but now that Dizengoff is open on Sansom Street, we’re betting herds of urbanites will now call for hummus. Today, the new hummusiya from CookNSolo Restaurants opened (ahead of schedule!) at 1625 Sansom Street in Center City, joining restaurateurs Steven Cook […]

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August 8, 2014

Join Artist Shepard Fairey And The Mural Arts Program To Dedicate The Brand-New Fishtown Mural Lotus Diamond Today, Friday, August 8, 1 P.M.

With an astonishing array of more than 3,000 murals on display throughout Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love is often referred to as the “City of Murals,” thanks to the efforts of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Born in 1984 as the Anti-Graffiti Network to provide constructive projects for young artists, the Mural […]

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August 7, 2014

Pier 53 At Washington Avenue Green Opens Friday, August 15, Bringing A New Permanent Park To The Delaware River Waterfront

Did you know Philadelphia had its own “Ellis Island” on the Delaware River? Once the site of Philadelphia’s immigration station and the nation’s first Navy Yard, Pier 53 at Washington Avenue Green opens Friday, August 15 as a brand-new public park in South Philly. As if Penn’s Landing’s Spruce Street Harbor Park — just named […]

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August 6, 2014

Our Guide To The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series Taking Place This Weekend, August 7-10, At Penn’s Landing On The Delaware River

Professional fishing action hits Philadelphia this week when the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament makes its stop on the Delaware River this Thursday, August 7 through Sunday, August 10. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia to cast their lines during four […]

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August 6, 2014

Coming Attraction: A Grand New 15,000-Square-Foot Spa And Club To Debut Later This Summer At The Rittenhouse Hotel

The spa scene in Philadelphia is about to see a major upgrade. Marking the culmination of The Rittenhouse hotel’s multi-million dollar enhancement, which began in 2012, The Rittenhouse Spa & Club – Hair by Paul Labrecque is nearly ready to be unveiled. Scheduled to open late-summer 2014 — just weeks from now — the expansive […]

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August 4, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Girard BYOB Brasserie And Bruncherie In Fishtown Will Be The First Reservation-Only And No-Tip Restaurant In The Area

Fishtown will soon welcome a new restaurant and an entirely new restaurant concept when Girard brasserie and bruncherie opens its doors next month. The duo behind the avenue’s latest restaurant — chef Brian Oliveira and Cristian Mora — are familiar with the Philly restaurant scene; the pair met while working at Parc in Rittenhouse Square. […]

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July 31, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter The Made In America Weekend Giveaway Sweepstakes To Win A Pair Of Two-Day Passes To The Music Festival And A Two-Night Hotel Stay In Philadelphia

Are you ready to rock, Philadelphia? Jay Z’s epic Made in America Music Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Labor Day Weekend 2014 on August 30 and 31, and we are psyched. This third year of the blockbuster urban music fest is going bicoastal, with simultaneous concerts here in Philadelphia and in Los […]

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July 30, 2014

Reminder: Get Ready For The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series, Four Days Of Angler Action On The Delaware River, August 7-10

Get ready for some serious fishing action, Philadelphia. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia this summer to cast their lines during four days of competition, August 7-10. Competition Overview Held on the Delaware River, the four-day, catch-and-release match is Philadelphia’s first-ever […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 28, 2014

Now Open: The Latest Location Of Union Taco, A BYOB Mexican Restaurant On Main Street In Manayunk

Heads up, taco lovers! Chef Nick Farina of Union Taco on Girard Avenue and Verdad Restaurant & Tequila Bar in Bryn Mawr, recently opened the doors to a new location of one of his popular restaurant Union Taco in Manayunk. The new location, located in the hub of the action on Main Street Manayunk, promises […]

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