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June 30, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Vice President Of The United States Joe Biden To Join In Philadelphia’s July 4th Morning Ceremonies At Independence Hall

We already know that Philadelphia’s July 4th celebrations are some of the biggest and best in the country. Clearly, the Vice President of the United States agrees. Philadelphia’s already-impressive lineup of festivities on the Fourth of July just received an awesome boost from the Vice President of the United States. Vice President Joe Biden has […]

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June 30, 2014

Opening Alert: The PHS Pop-Up Garden To Debut For The Summer On Tuesday, July 8 At 15th And South Streets Next To The Jamaican Jerk Hut

It’s official, beer-garden lovers. The 2014 PHS Pop-Up Garden opens on South Street on Tuesday, July 8. As we’ve mentioned, this year’s installment of the pop-up garden will make its home at 15th and South streets, in the grassy lot right next to the Jamaican Jerk Hut, and revive last year’s awesome beer garden concept. […]

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June 30, 2014

Di Bruno Bros. Hosts The Life, Liberty And The Prosciutto of Happiness, A Festival Of La Quercia Cured Meats, This Wednesday, July 2

***Update: Life, Liberty And The Prosciutto of Happiness is now sold out. Every day is a festival of meat and cheese at gourmet wonderland Di Bruno Bros., but this Wednesday, July 2, brings an especially tempting spread of cured, fermented and/or aged goodies. Cosponsored by La Quercia, a highly renowned American producer of the customarily […]

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June 27, 2014

Opening Alert: The Fabulous New Joan Shepp Boutique On Chestnut Street Opens This Saturday, June 28

After more than a decade operating out of a soaring space on Walnut Street, proprietresses Joan and her daughter Ellen have moved their grand eponymous boutique — but, thankfully, not very far. The brand-new Joan Shepp storefront opens at 1811 Chestnut Street, right across the way from Boyds Philadelphia, tomorrow, Saturday, June 28. Philadelphia’s trusted […]

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June 26, 2014

Our Guide To Opening Weekend Of Spruce Street Harbor Park With Week 4 Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series, A Photo Booth, Live Music, Stilt Walkers And More, June 27-June 29

Who’s ready for another amazing summer weekend in Philadelphia? This weekend, the Delaware River Waterfront will transform from an urban riverside into a lush oasis with the grand opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park, the new pop-up park at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. A packed lineup of activities will keep the new park buzzing […]

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June 25, 2014

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Summer Pop-Up Pop-In Shop Opens In Manayunk Today, Wednesday, June 25

It’s easy to imagine how many promising designers are out there just waiting to be discovered. In Philadelphia, some of that talent is harnessed by the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, a non-profit fashion education initiative that’s in its third year of supporting a class of designers-in-residence at a custom studio in Macy’s Center City. The 2014 […]

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June 24, 2014

Pub & Kitchen Offers Weekly Prixe-Fixe Summer Comfort Dinners Every Wednesday, Starting Tomorrow, June 25

It’s summertime and the cooking should be easy. So says chef Eli Collins of Pub & Kitchen, now offering a laid back, weekly-changing “comfort dinner” at the restaurant every Wednesday this summer, starting this Wednesday, June 25 The Graduate Hospital hangout was recently bestowed with a coveted three bells from The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Craig LaBan, […]

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June 24, 2014

Opening Today: Top Chef Alum Spike Mendelsohn’s Good Stuff Eatery Debuts In Philadelphia Today, Tuesday, June 24, 11 A.M.

Already a slam dunk in Washington D.C., Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn’s Good Stuff Eatery has arrived in Philadelphia, and opens today, Tuesday, June 24 at 11 a.m. The brand-new Philadelphia locale of Good Stuff is the mini-chain’s first location outside D.C., and Philly is only too glad to welcome this new burger and shake […]

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June 23, 2014

Our Guide To The Opening Of Spruce Street Harbor Park On The Delaware River Waterfront With A Garces Group Pop-Up Restaurant, Hammock Grove And More, This Friday, June 27

This weekend, the Delaware River Waterfront will transform from an urban riverside into a lush oasis with the grand opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park, the new pop-up park at Spruce Street and Columbus Boulevard. From Friday, June 27 through Sunday, August 31, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation — the folks that brought us this […]

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June 20, 2014

Opening Alert: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne With A Preview Party, Saturday, June 21 And Public Opening, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This summer, though, visitors to the Barnes can experience a curated view of the works of post-impressionist Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) at […]

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