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October 9, 2014

Venice Island Performing Arts And Recreation Center Opens With A Public Open House, Shows And Tours This Saturday, October 11

Looking for an island escape? After 10 years of planning and development Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk opens its grounds and doors to the public this weekend, Saturday, October 11. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the brand-new arts and recreation center will welcome the public to explore the gleaming new […]

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October 9, 2014

The First-Ever Old City Fest Makes It Debut This Sunday, October 12 With 100 Vendors Showcasing The Neighborhood’s Art, Design, Shopping, Food, Music And More

This weekend, a brand-new neighborhood festival arrives in Old City to celebrate the modern-day appeal of this historic ’hood: Old City Fest debuts this Sunday, October 12. The first year for what Old City District, the event’s organizers, hopes will become an annual extravaganza, two streets in Old City will transform from quiet cobblestone thoroughfares […]

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October 9, 2014

Unanimous Love For Philly: The Awesome New Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Receives National And Local Praise

The highly anticipated Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk was three years in the making, but the grand new civic space made its splashy public debut last Thursday, October 2 — and everyone loves it. Super popular with runners, walkers, bikers and more, the boardwalk is an awesome over-the-water extension of the existing Schuylkill River Trail, extending the […]

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October 8, 2014

Coming Soon: Restauranteurs Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello Set To Open Kensington Quarters In Fishtown This Fall

Autumn brings school days, cooler weather and — invariably in Philly — delicious new restaurants to add to your must-try list. Happy news for Fishtown: Kensington Quarters, the eagerly anticipated fourth venture from Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello (Bufad, Prohibition Taproom and Café Lift), is getting close to opening, aiming for a late-October or early-November debut. […]

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October 7, 2014

Stratus Rooftop Lounge At The Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Debuts New Bottled Cocktails For Fall

Immediately gratifying and ready to sip bottled cocktails are one of the highlights (besides, of course, the stellar ambiance) at Old City’s

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October 6, 2014

Snag Reservations At Top Tables Using Zurvu, A New Online Reservation Service That Recently Debuted In Philadelphia

It’s no secret that getting a table at some of Philly’s hottest restaurants (we’re looking at you, Fork and Sbraga) is not always a simple task. Luckily, Zurvu, an online reservation service that promises to get guests in-demand tables at top restaurants, recently expanded to Philadelphia. Current participating restaurants include Will BYOB, a.kitchen, Fork, Sbraga […]

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October 3, 2014

Uniqlo Is Now Open On Chestnut Street! Celebrate This Weekend At The Uniqlo Philly Love Fest In Fairmount Park With DJ Questlove, Saturday, October 4

Just in time for the fall shopping season, Uniqlo opens its first Center City Philadelphia store on Chestnut Street with great fanfare and an entire weekend of celebratory happenings. (Photo by @greenwithoutenvy) Yes! The shopping just keeps getting better in the City of Brotherly Love. Today, Friday, October 3, marks the grand opening of a […]

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October 3, 2014

Reminder: Philly Mag Shops One-Day Warehouse Sale Is This Sunday, October 5; Score $5 Off Tickets With Code VISITPHILLY

Heads up, shoppers. Thanks to Philadelphia magazine, more than 25 of the area’s top shops and designers will come together under one roof at the Crane Arts building for a one-day-only shopping event. This Sunday, October 5, Philly Mag Shops returns for its second year. From noon to 3 p.m., shop the designer warehouse-style sale […]

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October 2, 2014

Game Changer: The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Officially Opens To The Public Today, October 2 (!!) And It’s Spectacular

Today’s the day, Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk officially opens for business at noon today. The latest addition to the Schuylkill River watefront, the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk opens today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Nutter. The boardwalk is an awesome over-the-water trail that extends the Schuylkill River Trail from Locust Street to the […]

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October 1, 2014

Reading Terminal Market Named One Of The 10 Best Public Spaces In America

It’s no secret to us that Philadelphia can claim some of the finest food-driven establishments in the entire country. Today, though, one of our quintessential culinary destinations has been nationally recognized: Reading Terminal Market is one of 2014′s Great Places in America. Each year, the Washington D.C.-based American Planning Association names significant public spaces to […]

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