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May 15, 2014

Night Market Philadelphia Hits Old City Tonight, Thursday, May 15, With A Record-Breaking 85 Vendors, Local Beer, Live Music And Much More

Blockbuster street food festival Night Market Philadelphia returns tonight, Thursday, May 15, for the very first event of its fresh 2014 season, transforming two streets in Old City from quiet cobblestone thoroughfares into an alfresco eating-and-entertainment mecca. With its plethora of historic attractions, excellent independent eateries and top-notch art galleries, not to mention its immediate […]

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May 13, 2014

The PECO Multicultural Series Returns To Penn’s Landing With A Number Of Free Festivals, Beginning This Sunday, May 18

With the return of summer comes the beginning of a new season of the PECO Multicultural Series at Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. The series of festivals celebrate the cultures that make up Philadelphia through family-friendly, free events all summer long. At the festivals, enjoy the sights, tastes and sounds of countries in Europe, Asia, […]

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May 13, 2014

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia Hosts A Day Of Totally Free Bicycle Tune-Ups Today, Tuesday, May 13

Is your bike summer-fun ready? Cruise over to Hotel Monaco Philadelphia in Old City today, Tuesday, May 13, for a free street-side bicycle check-up by the experts from Keswick Cycle. For one day only, the Monaco invites one and all to bring down their rides for a complimentary six-point check-up and small repairs right outside […]

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May 9, 2014

Moonshine Brunch Spikes Sundays At Recently Opened Old City Bar And Restaurant J.J. Bootleggers

The hooch floweth on Sundays at J.J. Bootleggers, Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College graduate Bruce Santino’s recently opened bar and restaurant in Old City. The already cocktail-heavy joint has introduced a Moonshine Brunch. Moonshine makes an appearance in several menu items, such as the Crab and Corn Frittata with heirloom cherry tomatoes, corn, shallots, […]

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May 9, 2014

Reminder: The Clay Studio Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary With 40 Straight Hours Of Pottery Programming, Today And Tomorrow, May 9-10

Celebrate 40 years of the Clay Studio with 40 straight hours of pottery-related programming at Fired Up at 40: A Celebration, a largely free creative event at the Old City studio. Today, May 9 and tomorrow, May 10, head out for a variety of events. The celebration kicks off this morning at 10 a.m. with […]

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May 5, 2014

The National Museum Of American Jewish History Launches Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays With Extended Hours This Wednesday, May 7

Every Wednesday night this summer, the National Museum of American Jewish History throws opens its Old City doors for free (or for any sized donation) from 5 to 8 p.m. for the return of its Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday events. The entire museum, including all of the galleries of the permanent exhibition and the current special exhibition, […]

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May 2, 2014

Namas Day Yoga Festival Brings A Full Day Of Workshops And Master Classes To The WHYY Building On Saturday, May 10

Yogis, grab your mats. On Saturday, May 10, Namas Day, presented by Philly Area Yoga, brings together an array of yoga styles and practitioners of all different levels for a day-long festival at the WHYY Building. Enjoy yoga workshops taught by local professionals, master classes, music, and variety of local vendors peddling yoga-centric wares. With […]

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May 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Bearded Ladies At The PMA, A Pickle Invitational At Pizza Brain, A World-Premiere Show At FringeArts And More On Friday, May 2

Tonight is First Friday, folks, which means awesome displays of art after hours in neighborhoods across the city. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. This month, First Friday helps to kick off a […]

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April 29, 2014

The Betsy Ross House Presents Movies Under The Stars And Stripes, Alfresco Movie Screenings On First Friday, Beginning May 2

The First Fridays of spring and summer mean more alfresco events in neighborhoods across the city, including Old City, the originator of First Friday. The Betsy Ross House welcomes the warmer temperatures with alfresco movie screenings of classic horror films from the 1950s and 1960s every First Friday from this week, May 2 through the […]

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April 28, 2014

Our Picks For Kentucky Derby Viewing Parties And Food And Drink Specials At Bars And Restaurants In And Around Philadelphia, May 2-3

Raise your mint julep, the 2014 Kentucky Derby returns for its 140th year of horse races on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3. The Southern festivities are felt all throughout the country, and Philadelphia certainly isn’t left in the dust, as a number of bars and restaurants in the region host Kentucky Derby parties […]

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