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August 25, 2014

Now Open: Chef Peter Woolsey Debuts La Peg At FringeArts, The New Restaurant And Beer Garden At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue

Last fall, one of Philadelphia’s foremost contemporary arts organizations, FringeArts, welcomed the public to its new venue, taking the amazing performing arts of the annual Fringe Festival and giving artists a brand-new permanent home on the Delaware River waterfront. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River […]

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August 25, 2014

Last Chance: Phenomenonal Pop-Up Spruce Street Harbor Park At Penn’s Landing Closes On Labor Day, Monday, September 1

***UPDATE*** As of Wednesday, August 27, the Spruce Street Harbor Park season has been extended through Sunday, September 28. For more info, click here. We hate to be the bearer of sad news, but alas, Spruce Street Harbor Park concludes its season at Penn’s Landing on Monday, September 1. The pop-up public park on the […]

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August 22, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Opens A New Exhibit Spotlighting Charles Burchfield And An Installation By Matthew Jensen, Saturday, August 23

It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve. The museum is housed in a renovated 1864 grist mill, and its grounds include wildflower gardens and, of course, that ever-meandering river. Since its founding, the […]

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August 20, 2014

Awesome News Alert: The Brand New Dilworth Park At City Hall To Open On Thursday, September 4 With Three Days Of Grand Opening Festivities

The wait is almost over, Philadelphia. After a more than seven years of planning, design and construction, the $55 million renovation of the concrete-laden Dilworth Plaza into the foliage-filled Dilworth Park is nearly complete. On Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m., Dilworth Park will officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by […]

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August 14, 2014

Chhaya Cafe In East Passyunk To Move To A Larger Location With Modern Updates, Expanded Menu Options And More On Thursday, August 21

Chhaya Cafe, one of East Passyunk’s well-loved breakfast joints, is set to open the doors to a double-in-size new location later this month. Located just steps from its former (now closed) location, Chhaya Cafe will fill a storefront at 1817-19 East Passyunk Avenue as of Thursday, August 21. The new location promises capacity for 50 […]

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August 14, 2014

The 2014 Fringe Festival World-Premiere Floating Installation WetLand Opens To The Public At Penn’s Landing This Friday, August 15

Ready for an influx of inspiration? The 2014 Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge performing and visual arts to venues all across Philadelphia September 5-21. Organized by FringeArts, the annual festival features contemporary works in every artistic genre in two festival categories: highly curated Presented Fringe performances and all-inclusive Neighborhood Fringe shows. Heralding the phenomenal array of […]

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August 8, 2014

Now Open: New Restaurant Dizengoff From Chef Michael Solomonov And Steve Cook Debuts On Sansom Street Today, Friday, August 8

The saying may state “we all scream for ice cream” on a summer day, but now that Dizengoff is open on Sansom Street, we’re betting herds of urbanites will now call for hummus. Today, the new hummusiya from CookNSolo Restaurants opened (ahead of schedule!) at 1625 Sansom Street in Center City, joining restaurateurs Steven Cook […]

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August 6, 2014

Now On View: Artist Jeremy Holmes Makes His Philadelphia Debut With A Site-Specific Bent Wood Installation At Drexel University

In University City, creativity has become part of the neighborhood’s cultural fabric. At Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, it’s all about exhibiting novel and experimental works in any medium an artist can imagine — from video and photography to sculpture and fashion design. Within the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s renovated URBN Annex, […]

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August 1, 2014

The Fabric Workshop And Museum Opens Its New Exhibition Kazumi Tanaka: Mother And Child Reunion Today, Friday, August 1

Memories, customs and traditional Japanese fabric processes come together to tell a riveting story in the newest exhibition at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, a space devoted to creating work in new materials and new media in collaboration with artists coming from diverse artistic backgrounds. Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion showcases the creations of […]

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July 28, 2014

Reminder: The Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy The Book Of Mormon Opens At The Forrest Theatre Tomorrow, July 29

Who needs a trip to New York to see an amazing musical? The hottest tickets to top Broadway shows can be had right here in Philadelphia, thanks to the touring performances of the Kimmel Center-affiliated Broadway Philadelphia series. A bona fide Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon is still a tough ticket to score in […]

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