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November 12, 2014

Reserve Your Spot For Yuletide Cheers & Beers, The Holiday Tippler’s Tour Running Every Thursday Through December 18

Historic Philadelphia

Where can you enjoy a pint, learn about history, and raise a glass alongside a Red Coat soldier? On the Yuletide Cheers & Beers holiday Tippler’s Tour! The Tippler’s Tour, a fun and interactive Philadelphia experience, takes groups of revelers on a stroll through history, complete with stops at local watering holes that are overflowing […]

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November 10, 2014

The Newly Expanded Franklin Square Holiday Festival Kicks Off Its Season Thursday, November 13 With A Huge Light Show, Winter Beer Garden, Fire Pits, Live Music, Holiday Shopping And More

Franklin Square

Though the days are now shorter, winter nights will be joyfully brighter this holiday season thanks to a brand-new holiday festival at Franklin Square debuting this Thursday, November 13. A major expansion of the annual holiday happenings at the historic park, the Franklin Square Holiday Festival includes not only the traditional on-site events Philadelphians have […]

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November 7, 2014

Old City Toy Boutique Momo’s Tree House Debuts Today, November 7, With Grand Opening Festivities All Weekend Long

Momo's Treehouse

With the tagline “toys for curious kids,” children’s toy boutique Momo’s Tree House will officially open its doors to the public today, Friday, November 7. The store, helmed by Greensboro, N.C., native Heather Mohorn (last name “Momo” to friends and family), has set up shop at 205 Arch Street in Old City. Expect high quality […]

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November 6, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Museum Of Art Contemporary Craft Show, First Person Arts Festival, Philadelphia Improv Festival, First Thursday At North Bowl, Wired Fest At The Electric Factory And More

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Museum Of Art Contemporary Craft Show, First Person Arts Festival, Philadelphia Improv Festival, First Thursday At North Bowl, Wired Fest At The Electric Factory And More

Celebrate the almost end of the workweek with a variety of fun after-work events in neighborhoods across the city. Today is the first day of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, which brings cool handmade items to the Convention Center for art-lovers’ shopping delight. Also tonight, two arts festivals continue to celebrate the […]

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November 6, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Commemorating Veterans Day In The Philadelphia Area, Tuesday, November 11

Independence Hall

With historic monuments, influential exhibitions, history-laden sights and major museums, Philadelphia commemorates the country’s past every day of the year. And on Veterans Day, which is this Tuesday, November 11, the city especially honors the Veterans and active military men and women who have served our country through special events, programs at museums, ceremonies and […]

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November 4, 2014

The Beyond Rittenhouse Curated Pop-Up Shop Brings Goods From Four Neighborhood Boutiques To Metropolitan Gallery 250, November 7-16

Metropolitan Gallery 250

This city continues to foster an ever-growing shopping scene, and independent retailers are leading the charge in Philadelphia neighborhoods beyond Center City like Queen Village, Northern Liberties and Old City. For 10 days this month, November 7-16, shoppers will have a chance to take in — and take home — goods from four of Philly’s […]

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November 3, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens Friday, November 28 With Ice Skating, Holiday Lights, A Winter Beer Garden, Holiday Market And More

Awesome News Alert: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens Friday, November 28 With Ice Skating, Holiday Lights, A Winter Beer Garden, Holiday Market And More

Excellent news, winter fun enthusiasts. This winter, Penn’s Landing’s longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink amps up the ice skating experience on the Delaware River waterfront by once again transforming the annual rink into a bona fide winter wonderland. Last season’s Waterfront Winterfest returns in 2014, and from now on will be a permanent addition to the […]

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October 30, 2014

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

It’s here, Philly. The weekend-long celebration of All Hallow’s Eve can officially commence. Start your Halloween weekend early with Halloween eve festivities taking place across the city. Zombies take over Northern Liberties at the annual Zombie Bar Crawl. Crawlers are asked to come in their spookiest zombie makeup and apparel and crawl from bar to […]

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October 30, 2014

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

Last Chance: Independence Beer Garden Wraps Up Its First Season This Weekend And Celebrates With A Closing Party On Sunday, November 2

This past summer, the 22,000 square-foot outdoor area of One South Independence Mall West welcomed awesome alfresco space Independence Beer Garden, and the place has been a bona fide hit. The latest venture for chef Michael Schulson, also of Sampan in Midtown Village, the mobile IBG Truck and Izakaya in Atlantic City, Independence Beer Garden […]

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October 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Film Festival Block Party, Ghost Tours And Halloween Happenings, Mega-Bad Movie Night, 215 Festival And More

Eastern State Penitentiary

As the weekend creeps up on us, the workweek starts its wrap up with a slew of cool events. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival continues with screenings, yes, but also with a food truck block party on Sansom Street to celebrate the PFS Roxy Theater’s first year as a Philadelphia Film Festival venue. Over the […]

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