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November 25, 2014

The All-New Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Opens At Penn’s Landing This Friday, November 28, With A Spectacular Winter Beer Garden And Lodge, Ice Skating, Fire Pits, A Light Show, Pop-Up Holiday Shop And More

Penn's Landing Winterfest

Philadelphia, a veritable winter wonderland opens Thanksgiving weekend at Penn’s Landing. This winter, the longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink upgrades the ice skating experience on the Delaware River waterfront by reinstalling last season’s festive winter garden experience to the annual outdoor ice rink on the Delaware River. Debuting to the general public this Friday, November 28, […]

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November 19, 2014

Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU

Get A Sneak Peek Of The Updated Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest At A Preview Party; Score $3 Off Tickets With Code UWISHUNU

**UPDATE as of Monday, November 24** Due to unseasonably warm weather, the RiverRink Winterfest preview party has been postponed until Tuesday, November 25, 8-11 p.m. Heads up, winter-fun lovers: tickets are now available for a Sneak Peek Party at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest! Set for Monday, November 24, the 21-and-up set can score a preview […]

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November 14, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Brand-New Museum Of The American Revolution To Open In Historic Philadelphia In Early 2017

Museum of the American Revolution

This country’s revolutionary history never feels like its too far gone in Philadelphia, with the profusion of public attractions devoted to telling the many stories of our nation’s founding. In the coming years, Philadelphia will be home to yet another destination that will bring to life the events and people of the past when the […]

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November 14, 2014

Now Open: Philadelphia-Based Brand ellelauri Debuts Its Flagship Store On 19th Street In Rittenhouse Square

ellelauri

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, yet another retailer has joined the ranks of shops in the Rittenhouse neighborhood. Unlike the recent influx of national stores like Nordstrom Rack, Uniqlo, Timberland and Vans, the most recent newcomer has roots right here in Philadelphia. A brand-new flagship location for Philadelphia-based womenswear line ellelauri is […]

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November 12, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens Its New Exhibit, Peter Blume: Nature And Metamorphosis This Friday, November 14

PAFA

For the first time since 1976, the art world will look back at avant-garde artist Peter Blume, a key figure in the development of modernism in America, when the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) opens a sweeping retrospective exhibition of the artist’s work this Friday, November 14. After immigrating to the United States […]

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November 11, 2014

Opening Alert: The Rothman Institute Ice Rink At Dilworth Park To Welcome Skaters For The First Time This Friday, November 14

Opening Alert: The Rothman Institute Ice Rink At Dilworth Park To Welcome Skaters For The First Time This Friday, November 14

Heads up, skating enthusiasts: the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park opens to the public this Friday, November 14 at noon. Following the opening of brand-new public space Dilworth Park, which transformed the west side of City Hall into a multi-use public plaza this fall, the expansive plaza will remain just as appealing to […]

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November 11, 2014

Now Open: City Tap House Logan Square Makes The Second Philadelphia Location For The Craft Beer Bar And Restaurant

City Tap House

The second location of City Tap House is officially open, folks. Logan Square’s newest addition promises to be a mecca for lovers of beer, excellent food and televised sporting events — an 18 by 19 foot planar video wall shows 12 different shows or games simultaneously. With a staggering 40 taps, two cask engines and […]

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November 7, 2014

Old City Toy Boutique Momo’s Tree House Debuts Today, November 7, With Grand Opening Festivities All Weekend Long

Momo's Treehouse

With the tagline “toys for curious kids,” children’s toy boutique Momo’s Tree House will officially open its doors to the public today, Friday, November 7. The store, helmed by Greensboro, N.C., native Heather Mohorn (last name “Momo” to friends and family), has set up shop at 205 Arch Street in Old City. Expect high quality […]

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November 4, 2014

Coming Soon: Brick & Mortar Bar And Restaurant Aiming To Open Its Doors In The Callowhill Neighborhood By The End Of The Year

Brick & Mortar

Since its storied opening in 2009, Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company has had an undeniable influence on the drinking scene in Philly, elevating expectations at bars all around town. That influence will only grow with the opening of Brick & Mortar, a brand new offering from Michael B. Welsh, one of the original founders of […]

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November 4, 2014

Coming Attraction: A New 12-Story, $125 Million Boutique Hotel Proposed For 17th And Chancellor Streets In Rittenhouse Square

New Hotel

Come 2016, visitors to Philadelphia should be sleeping easier than ever. Not only are there plans for a new Kimpton Hotel to open on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, but now there’s also news of a new boutique hotel to be built on 17th Street in Rittenhouse Square. The new $125 million property — a Hudson […]

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