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August 28, 2014

A Guide To Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival With Hundreds Of Progressive Performances At Venues Across The City, September 5-21

Now in its 18th year, the Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns September 5-21, with 17 days filled with hundreds of performances of theater, dance, visual arts, music and spoken-word and more. Philadelphia becomes an arts mecca thanks to the Fringe’s huge range of shows and complementary events, which draw tens of thousands of people to see […]

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August 28, 2014

1812 Productions Lets The Audience In On The Outrageous Outcomes Of Intimate Exchanges At The Arden Theatre, Starting Today, August 28

Put two of Philadelphia’s top comedic actors in an acclaimed play built on a spontaneous premise and you’re in for an adventurous event. Such is the case with 1812 Productions presentation of Intimate Exchanges, starting today at the Arden Theatre, Thursday, August 28. The play, written by Alan Ayckbourn, is designed with an essential twist […]

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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

Franklin Square Hosts A One-Night-Only Food Truck Festivus And Beer Garden To Wrap Up Summer, This Thursday, August 28

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. This August, Franklin Square’s evening event series Things on Thursdays has kicked up the entertainment for the young and over-21 crowds alike with movie nights, quizzo, yoga and more. On Thursday, August 28, the […]

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August 25, 2014

Now Open: Chef Peter Woolsey Debuts La Peg At FringeArts, The New Restaurant And Beer Garden At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue

Last fall, one of Philadelphia’s foremost contemporary arts organizations, FringeArts, welcomed the public to its new venue, taking the amazing performing arts of the annual Fringe Festival and giving artists a brand-new permanent home on the Delaware River waterfront. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River […]

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August 25, 2014

Last Chance: Phenomenonal Pop-Up Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes On Labor Day, Monday, September 1

***UPDATE*** As of Wednesday, August 27, the Spruce Street Harbor Park season has been extended through Sunday, September 28. For more info, click here. We hate to be the bearer of sad news, but alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park concludes its season at Penn’s Landing on Monday, September 1. The pop-up public park on the […]

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August 25, 2014

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Hosts Free Dog Washes And Canine-Inspired Happy Hour Specials In Honor Of National Dog Day, Tuesday, August 26

Looking for a way to celebrate your favorite cute, cuddly canine? You’re in luck! Tuesday, August 26 marks National Dog Day, and Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is rolling out the red carpet for the city’s four-legged friends. From 5 to 8 p.m., the Monaco will host a pop-up puppy boutique where dogs can come, sit and […]

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August 22, 2014

Reminder: The Second-To-Last Week Of The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Hits Independence Beer Garden Today, August 22 At 4 P.M.

The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series has rocked its way through summer, hitting a different beer garden in Philadelphia every Friday since June with happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m., including specials on food and local craft beer, giveaways and more. Today, the second-to-last week of the happy hour series continues today at Independence […]

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August 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Taney Dragons In The Little League World Series, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, Center City Sips, Dining Under The Stars In Media And More

There’s a palpable summer spirit in the air for numerous events going down this evening — a local team in the Little League World Series, Center City Sips, free concerts, outdoor dining events and more. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., local Little Leaguers, the Taney Dragons, play their third game in the Little League World Series. […]

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August 19, 2014

Bon Appétit Magazine Names Philadelphia’s High Street On Market The #2 Best New Restaurant In America

Huge kudos to Philadelphia restaurant High Street on Market today: Bon Appétit magazine has named the Old City restaurant the No. 2 Best New Restaurant in America! From an illustrious list of the 50 best new restaurants nationwide — of which Philadelphia South Street spot Serpico was also included — Bon Appétit’s Andrew Knowlton selected […]

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