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January 16, 2015

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Unveils The First Major Retrospective Of Jamie Wyeth’s Work, Opening This Saturday, January 17

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Unveils The First Major Retrospective Of Jamie Wyeth's Work, Opening This Saturday, January 17

When your father is Andrew Wyeth and your grandfather is N.C. Wyeth, it might be hard to forge your own artistic path. But, as the newest exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art demonstrates, third-generation artist Jamie Wyeth not only embraced, but strengthened, his family’s legacy. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, […]

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January 15, 2015

Now Open: Indochino Custom Tailor Opens A Permanent Showroom On Chestnut Street With Made-To-Measure Men’s Apparel

Indochino

Guys, it’s time to suit up. This week, the custom menswear company Indochino opened the fifth brick-and-mortar showroom of its custom tailor shop right here in Philadelphia. Formerly online-only, Indochino has seen success with its traveling tailor pop-up shops and permanent boutiques in cities including Vancouver, Toronto, New York and San Francisco. Since its Philadelphia […]

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January 12, 2015

The Walnut Street Theatre Presents The Classic Noël Coward Play Private Lives, January 13-March 1

The Walnut Street Theatre Presents The Classic Noël Coward Play Private Lives, January 13-March 1

A granddaddy of romantic comedy lights up the Walnut Street Theatre as Noël Coward’s Private Lives takes the main stage this winter. Opening with previews Tuesday, January 13 and running though Sunday, March 1, Private Lives is a droll farce. Like many of Coward’s works, the show concerns elegant sophisticated individuals who lose their sense […]

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January 9, 2015

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art, Running January 10-April 5

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the vast collections of fine art housed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected […]

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January 8, 2015

Restaurant Opening Alert: The Garces Group Opens The Olde Bar In The Former Old Original Bookbinder’s This Friday, January 9

The Olde Bar

A landmark Philadelphia restaurant, the long-dormant Old Original Bookbinder’s in Old City is poised for a great resurrection as The Olde Bar, thanks to chef Jose Garces and his Garces Group. Shuttered since March 2009, Bookbinder’s seafood house was a Philadelphia mainstay in its mid-20th-century heyday. The expansive historic building will now house the celebrity […]

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December 30, 2014

Roundup: Top 15 Things To Look Forward To In Philadelphia In 2015

Pizzeria Vetri

The arrival of 2015 brings along plenty of reasons to be psyched about what’s on the horizon right here in Philadelphia. Only-in-Philly projects, exhibitions, anniversaries and celebrations will give locals the chance to champion their hometown, first-time visitors incentives to make that return trip and return visitors reasons to come back yet again. So what’s […]

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December 30, 2014

Looking Ahead: 25 Exciting New Restaurants Coming To Philadelphia’s Dining Scene In 2015

Victory Brewing

In 2014, the Philadelphia dining scene smoldered with restaurant openings from Top Chefs, James Beard Award-winners and hometown heroes all churning out exciting new ideas. The year ahead already has quite a glow, too, since it seems nothing can quell the fires burning in Philadelphia’s kitchens. Some of the inventions to look forward to in […]

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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected impressive pieces of […]

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December 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Luke Palladino Debuts His First Philadelphia Restaurant On East Passyunk Avenue Today, Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

For years, diners have flocked to the South Philadelphia neighborhood of East Passyunk for its restaurants, particularly its red-gravy Italian joints. In recent years, though, a neighborhood renaissance has brought a wave of contemporary eateries that’s enticed folks to head south for not only great Italian, but also superlative contemporary cuisine. Now, a new neighbor […]

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December 16, 2014

Awesome News Alert: Philadelphia To Get Its First Large-Scale Observation Deck 57 Stories Above The Ground In One Liberty Place In Summer 2015

Observation Deck

Yes! At long last, Philadelphia will soon have a proper observation deck! Today, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced that Montparnasse 56 Group is bringing a brand new observation deck experience to Philadelphia in Summer 2015. Montparnasse 56 (or M56) — a Parisian-based company that operates observation decks in the John Hancock Tower in Chicago and […]

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