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October 23, 2014

Now Open: Century 21 Department Store Debuts Designer Deals In Its Brand-New Philadelphia Store On Market Street

Philadelphia’s rapidly expanding shopping scene feels like it has welcomed fashionable new era. Now, style-seekers in Philadelphia have serious options for shopping not only High Street stores and independent boutiques, but also super-high-end designer goods — at low prices, to boot. Today, Century 21 Department Store opened its first Philadelphia store on Market Street. A […]

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October 23, 2014

Arden Theatre Company Presents An Exhilarating Production Of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations This Fall, October 23-December 14

There are plenty of twists and turns when the Arden Theatre Company presents Great Expectations, running through December 14. Based on Charles Dickens’ classic coming of age novel, Great Expectations tells the tale of Pip, an orphan boy who finds his life irrevocably changed after one act of kindness. That seemingly small gesture sets off […]

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October 22, 2014

Coming Attraction: The National Constitution Center To Display One Of 12 Surviving Copies Of The Bill Of Rights In Constituting Liberty, Opening, Thursday, October 30

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution grant the freedoms of speech, of the press, the right to peaceably assemble and many other empowering privileges enjoyed by Americans. Soon, visitors to Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center will be able to not only learn about the founding documents, but also see the authentic document that […]

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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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