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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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December 15, 2014

Now Open: An Original Edition Of The Bill Of Rights Debuts At The National Constitution Center Today, Bill Of Rights Day, With $5 Admission And Special Events

National Constitution Center

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. Now, 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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December 12, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Chef Luke Palladino Is Set To Open His First Philadelphia Restaurant, Palladino’s, On Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

Exciting news! Another hotly anticipated restaurant will soon join the dining ranks on East Passyunk Avenue. On Thursday, December 18, Palladino’s, Chef Luke Palladino’s first Philadelphia restaurant, will open its doors at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue. Palladino’s will restore life to the space of the former Colombo’s building. Opening with daily dinner and late-night service, […]

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December 12, 2014

Now Open: Multimedia Installation Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals Debuts At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art And The Fabric Workshop & Museum

PMA

With everything from huge fossilized dinosaur bones to engaging films to live musical performances, Philadelphia’s newest art exhibit is a feast for the senses. Allora & Calzadilla: Intervals opens today, Friday, December 12, at not one but two of the city’s museums: the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum. Through live […]

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December 12, 2014

Opening Alert: Iron Hill Brewery’s New Ardmore Location Welcomes The Public For Brews This Sunday, December 14

Opening Alert: Iron Hill Brewery’s New Ardmore Location Welcomes The Public For Brews This Sunday, December 14

Over the years since its founding in 1996, Iron Hill Brewery has steadily built a regional empire, based on the quality of its award-winning craft beers, extensive and crowd-pleasing menus and family-friendly atmosphere. It was only a matter of time until the restaurant chain came to Ardmore. And now, with the grand opening of its […]

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December 8, 2014

Now Open: Top Chef Kevin Sbraga Debuts His Third Philadelphia Restaurant Juniper Commons Today, Monday, December 8

Now Open: Top Chef Kevin Sbraga Debuts His Third Philadelphia Restaurant Juniper Commons Today, Monday, December 8

A photo posted by @junipercommons on Dec 12, 2014 at 11:53am PST New restaurant alert! Top Chef Kevin Sbraga’s latest endeavor Juniper Commons opens on South Street today, Monday, December 8. Philadelphia, Top Chef-alum Kevin Sbraga is seriously cooking. Just a day before celebrating the one-year anniversary of his second restaurant, The Fat Ham, Chef […]

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December 5, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A Dance Party At The Barnes, A Nutcracker Soiree The PMA, Dom Streater At Knit Wit And More Tonight, Friday, December 5

RiverRink Winterfest

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the cold weather rolls in, the arts lovers roll out in droves to warm up with the creative spirit. Dancing queens and holiday dreams are the name of the game this December, as carolers, ballerinas, […]

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December 1, 2014

Now Open: Chef Jose Garces Opens Nacional 56, An Underground Bar And Lounge Beneath Rosa Blanca In Washington Square West

Rosa Blanca

Celebrity chef Jose Garces has always had a knack for reinventing Philly’s dining scene, and with his latest offering, the just-opened Nacional 56 lounge, he’s done it again. After all, the only thing missing from his eminently accessible and high-spirited Rosa Blanca Diner was the dancing. A joint production between Garces Group and Pena Productions […]

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