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November 17, 2014

Roundup: Philadelphia’s Holiday Markets, Seasonal Pop-Ups, Craft Bazaars And Shopping Events This November And December

Holiday Shopping

Holiday shoppers looking to purchase creative and sure-to-be-coveted gifts this season have plenty of special markets, bazaars and pop-up shops to choose from in Philadelphia. Pop-up holiday markets and events are cropping up all over town for a single day, a weekend, for several weekends or even for an entire month. Gift givers can shop […]

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November 7, 2014

Manita Burrito Takes Over Mugshots Coffeehouse Every Weekend Night In November, Starting This Weekend

Manita Burrito

Bring a bigger appetite to Mugshots Coffeehouse during November weekends, because Manita Burrito returns for a pop-up all month long, starting this weekend. The brainchild of Bistro 7’s chef/owner Michael O’Halloran and entrepreneur Noam Kugelmass, the new concept (originally known as Freekeh Burrito) is quick-serve Mexican fare with a healthy, sustainable and slightly exotic twist. […]

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November 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Opens Its Seasonal Holiday Pop-Up Shop In Chestnut Hill This Friday, November 7

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Opens Its Seasonal Holiday Pop-Up Shop In Chestnut Hill This Friday, November 7

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the folks behind this past summer’s uber-popular pop-up beer garden on South Street and the annual Philadelphia Flower Show each March, produces yet another crowd-pleasing attraction this month with the launch of its annual PHS Holiday Pop Up Store in Chestnut Hill. Opening this Friday, November 7, the temporary holiday shop […]

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September 16, 2014

Park(ing) Day Returns On Friday, September 19 To Turn Metered Parking Spots Across The City Into Innovative Pop-Up Parklets

Park(ing) Day Returns On Friday, September 19 To Turn Metered Parking Spots Across The City Into Innovative Pop-Up Parklets

This Friday, September 19, Park(ing) Day — a nationwide phenomenon that turns metered parking spots into temporary mini-parks — returns to Philadelphia for its seventh year. For one day, and one day only, dozens of parking spots across the city will host innovative designs created by local artists, planners, businesses, activists and community members. Look […]

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August 20, 2014

Pop-Up Dinner Parties In Philadelphia This Thursday, August 21: Dîner En Blanc Returns, Plus Dîner En Noir And Dîner En Sweatpants

Pop-Up Dinner Parties In Philadelphia This Thursday, August 21: Dîner En Blanc Returns, Plus Dîner En Noir And Dîner En Sweatpants

Don’t be alarmed if you spot a crowd of 3,400 people dressed completely in white and carting tables and chairs tomorrow night. This Thursday, August 21 marks the annual Dîner en Blanc event, a worldwide pop-up dining phenomenon celebrating its third year in Philadelphia. In 2014, the global event will appear in more than 40 […]

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July 8, 2014

Save The Date: Pop-Up Dinner Party Dîner En Blanc Returns For Its Third Year In Philadelphia On Thursday, August 21; Get On The Waiting List Now

Save The Date: Pop-Up Dinner Party Dîner En Blanc Returns For Its Third Year In Philadelphia On Thursday, August 21; Get On The Waiting List Now

The sensational Parisian-imported pop-up soiree, Dîner en Blanc returns to Philadelphia this August for its third year of enchanting white-clad celebrations. On Thursday, August 21, 3,400 participants will take over an iconic Philadelphia public space for an evening of dining, drinking, dancing, fashion, music and pageantry. Dîner en Blanc started as a casual reunion for […]

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April 25, 2014

University City District’s Pop-Up Parklets Return For 2014, Turning Parking Spots Into Five Activated Public Spaces

University City District’s Pop-Up Parklets Return For 2014, Turning Parking Spots Into Five Activated Public Spaces

When it comes to public space, Philadelphia delivers. From the city’s famous squares and parks to temporary spaces like the coming-soon Spruce Street Harbor Park, there are plenty of places to rest and enjoy the cityscape. But how about a park no bigger than a couple parking spaces? In 2011, University City District (UCD) introduced […]

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April 11, 2014

Eastern State Penitentiary Debuts Its Annual Pop-Up Museum, A Limited-Time-Only Look At Historic Prison Artifacts, April 12-22

Eastern State Penitentiary Debuts Its Annual Pop-Up Museum, A Limited-Time-Only Look At Historic Prison Artifacts, April 12-22

A rarely seen glimpse of the past makes a fleeting appearance at Eastern State Penitentiary this month, as the historic prison’s Pop-Up Museum returns for its second year. Opening this Saturday, April 12 and running just until April 22, the Pop-Up Museum at Eastern State spotlights nearly 100 artifacts from the site’s well-preserved, but rarely […]

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March 18, 2014

Monthly Global Pop-Up Dining At The Cafe At The Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Launches Wednesday, March 19

Monthly Global Pop-Up Dining At The Cafe At The Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Launches Wednesday, March 19

The Fountain Restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia has been awarded nearly every type of accolade there is, from top honors in Gourmet magazine to Forbes Travel Guide’s 2010 Five Star award to a perfect Five Diamond rating from AAA. The Lounge, too, offers impeccable dining and drinking with top-notch fare and a fantastic […]

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March 14, 2014

Chef George Sabatino Previews His Upcoming Restaurant Aldine With A Pop-Up Dinner At Cheu Noodle Bar, Monday, March 24

Chef George Sabatino Previews His Upcoming Restaurant Aldine With A Pop-Up Dinner At Cheu Noodle Bar, Monday, March 24

Chef George Sabatino has been a key fixture in acclaimed kitchens all around the city, working at such hot spots as Fork and Barbuzzo before helming his own kitchen at Stateside. Since his Stateside departure, Sabatino’s projects have included seasonal eateries Morgan’s Pier and The Lodge at Waterfront Winterfest, as well as menu design for […]

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