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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 20, 2014

Now Open: Vedge Chefs Rich Landau And Kate Jacoby Debut V Street, A Casual Street Food-Inspired Bar In Rittenhouse

Chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, a dynamic husband-and-wife team, first shook up Philadelphia’s meatless-eating scene with their restaurant Horizons, and it earned them a fervent following. In recent years, the duo’s lovely fine dining, plant-focused Vedge restaurant has developed a much wider fan base here in Philadelphia and beyond, with a bumper crop of […]

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October 16, 2014

Now Open: Brigantessa, The New Tavern And Pizzeria From The Team Behind Le Virtù Debuts On East Passyunk Avenue

Loading View on Instagram The team behind East Passyunk neighborhood darling Le Virtù has now opened Neapolitan pizzeria Brigantessa, adding to the already awesome local pizza scene. Neapolitan pizza is more than a hobby in Italy — it’s the law. Now, with this week’s opening of Brigantessa, Chef-Owner Joe Cicala of Le Virtù brings true, […]

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October 16, 2014

New Craft Brewery And Restaurant 2nd Story Brewing Co. Opens Its Doors In Old City This Tuesday, October 21

Philadelphia’s craft beer scene just keeps on rising. This Tuesday, October 21, 2nd Story Brewing Co. opens in Old City, bringing a fresh batch of hand-crafted brews to Philly. The name of Old City’s newest brewpub, 2nd Story, refers to its employees’ personal passions and the location of the brewing tanks on the second floor […]

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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

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 3, 2014

The Franklin Institute Presents The East Coast Debut Of Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out, Opening Saturday, October 4; Plus, Sesame Street Presents: The Body Is Now Open

Brace yourself. The uber-popular Body Worlds exhibition has returned to The Franklin Institute — this time, with animals. Opening this Saturday, October 4, Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out gives visitors a rare and unprecedented view of nature through the exhibition of more than 100 plastinated specimens including octopuses, goats, ostriches and even a giraffe. The […]

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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 2, 2014

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens The Two-Part Exhibit Eiko: A Body in Places Friday, October 3 With A Free Performance Inside 30th Street Station

This month, the hustle of commuters at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station should pause in favor of the arts. Last spring, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts installed pop artist KAWS’ massive sculpture PASSING THROUGH at Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. Now, PAFA follows up its successful installation with four different dates of live performance art […]

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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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