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February 17, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Happy Presidents’ Day, Philadelphia!

There’s no better place to celebrate historical holidays like Presidents’ Day, than in Philadelphia. In honor of Presidents’ Day, we’d like to take a moment to remember not only the first President of the United States, George Washington — who would have been 282 today — but all of this country’s Commanders in Chief. From […]

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February 14, 2014

Learn How To Make Your Own Sushi At Izumi On East Passyunk Avenue This Monday, February 17

For those that avoid the predictable Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menus and markups, Izumi restaurant has a more inventive (and arguably lighter) alternative. On Presidents’ Day this Monday, February 17, the East Passyunk BYO offers an evening of Maki Making, a hands-on activity for couples, singles and anyone who wants to learn the fine art of […]

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February 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Presidents’ Day Celebrations In Philadelphia In 2014, Including Free Museum Admission, Themed Tours And More

Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, honors the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and the work of our nation’s Commander-in-chiefs. Celebrate Presidents’ Day 2014 with free museum admission, special tours, themed events and more for the duration of the entire long weekend — and beyond. With such iconic attractions as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty […]

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February 10, 2014

Valley Forge National Historical Park Marks Presidents’ Day With A Weekend Of Free Events Celebrating George Washington, February 16-17

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington and his Continental Army spent the harsh winter of 1777 to 1778 encamped at what is now Valley Forge National Historical Park. This Presidents’ Day weekend, visitors to the sprawling park about 20 miles outside of Center City Philadelphia can celebrate America’s first Commander-in-Chief with […]

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February 25, 2013

Chef Marc Vetri As General George Washington Crossing The Delaware… With The Staff At Amis

Apropos of nothing (except maybe it being Presidents’ Day last weekend), here’s a photo of Chef Marc Vetri and the crew at Amis reenacting Washington Crossing The Delaware. It’s not the first time the crew at Amis has had a little fun with themed photo shoots. And we don’t expect it to be the last. […]

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February 18, 2013

Photo Of The Day: Happy President’s Day, Philadelphia!

There’s no better place to celebrate historical holidays like President’s Day, than in Philadelphia. From the President’s House site at Independence Mall, the home of Presidents George Washington and John Adams while Philadelphia served as the young nation’s capital, to the National Constitution Center, which is hosting fun Presidential programming and events all day long […]

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February 14, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Celebrating President’s Day In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the perfect place to celebrate historical holidays, especially Presidents’ Day. With attractions such as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, there is no better place to discover Presidential history. President George Washington and President John Adams led our country from their Presidential home at sixth and market streets, now […]

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February 20, 2012

Happy Presidents’ Day: Top Picks For How To Celebrate The Holiday

When it comes to historical holidays, there’s nowhere better to celebrate than Philadelphia. The paths to understanding American history all converge in Philadelphia, at places like the President’s House, above, an open-air site on Independence Mall, home to Presidents George Washington and John Adams while Philadelphia served as the young nation’s capital; Independence Hall, birthplace […]

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February 17, 2012

Weekend Picks, Presidents’ Day Edition: Bruce Springsteen Exhibition Opening, Independence Hall Tower Unveiling, Paleopalooza And More

It’s a long weekend, with Presidents’ Day on Monday, and a solid four days’ worth of activity in Philadelphia. The National Constitution Center’s blockbuster Bruce Springsteen exhibition officially opens its doors today, the Independence Hall scaffolding has come down and the city will celebrate with a special ribbon-cutting on Saturday and Shane Victorino’s time to […]

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February 17, 2012

Tour The Battleship New Jersey On Presidents’ Day, February 20

In town for Presidents’ Day Weekend? It’s a great opportunity to take a tour of the Battleship New Jersey, the 45,000-ton battleship on the Camden Waterfront. Battleship New Jersey is America’s largest and most decorated battleship. President Ronald Reagan, as part of his “Modern Navy” initiative, stood on the deck of the USS New Jersey […]

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