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December 5, 2013

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Avenue’s Christmas Tree Lighting, PAFA After Dark, Holiday Lights And Craft Beer At Waterfront Winterfest, Repeal Day Parties And More

This evening is feeling an awful lot like the weekend thanks to parties at bars and museums, a festive Christmas tree lighting and holiday shopping night in East Passyunk and much more. East Passyunk Avenue turns into a Christmas wonderland with its annual tree lighting celebration at the Singing Fountain and a brand-new event, Deck […]

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October 18, 2013

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars, Clubs And Galleries In The Callowhill Neighborhood Of Philadelphia

[This year, Visit Philly launched an effort to promote 14 different neighborhoods surrounding Center City Philadelphia. With our complementary Philadelphia Neighborhoods post series, Uwishunu is teaming up with Visit Philly to promote all the awesome dining, shopping, arts, nightlife, events and more within Philly's many exciting neighborhoods.] A stylish-yet-still-transforming neighborhood, Callowhill has been dubbed the […]

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September 5, 2013

Rally For The Rail Park Brings A Block Party Full Of Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Live Performances And More, To Callowhill On September 14

Plans are progressing to turn the Reading Viaduct into an elevated park in the sky. And to raise money for those plans, the Friends of the Rail Park and the Callowhill Neighborhood Association are hosting an end-of-summer block party in Callowhill on Saturday evening, September 14. It’s going to be an all-night affair, from 5 […]

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December 4, 2012

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Repeal Day In Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 5

Hear, hear! December 5, 1933 marked the repeal of Prohibition in America. As you can imagine, this made for many happy Americans and much celebration all across the country. 79 years later, we’re still excited about the repeal, now known officially as Repeal Day. This year, Repeal Day in Philadelphia is extra significant due to […]

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October 15, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Get A Taste Of Prohibition At Bars, Restaurants And Museums Throughout Philadelphia

Prohibition, the alcohol-free period in American history between 1919 and 1933, made a huge cultural impact on our nation and continues to be an influential, intriguing slice of history today. From TV shows like HBO’s Atlantic City-set Boardwalk Empire to festive 1920s celebrations around the city, the Philadelphia region toasts to Prohibition all year long. […]

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November 30, 2011

Prohibition Taproom To Host A Holiday Roast Of Yards Brewing Company’s Steve Mashington, December 13, Featuring A Who’s-Who Of Local Brewers

The Prohibition Taproom is having a holiday roast. Only they’re not dishing out food, but rather toasting one of their favorite beer men, at the Holiday Roast of Steve Mashington on Tuesday, December 13. Mashington, operations manager for local Yards Brewing Company, is a fun-loving guy who’s known to many by the nicknames “Mittens” and […]

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April 7, 2011

Today Marks The 78th Anniversary Of The Erosion Of Prohibition: Celebrate With 25 Cent Drinks At Bars Around Philadelphia

Drinkers, rejoice! Today marks the 78th anniversary of the Cullen-Harrison Act, which rolled back Prohibition and led to the ultimate December 5 defeat of America’s wars on both alcohol and a good time. In celebration of this historic legislation, local craft spirit TuB Gin is offering its product today at Prohibition Era prices at bars […]

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October 31, 2008

The Prohibition Taproom: Opening on November 1st!

Post by Kelly Bardon When first moving to the loft district, my new neighbors and I agreed that though we found the location, the view, and the parking situation ideal, something was missing: we wished for a neighborhood bar. Although walking distance to many center city haunts, there was no convenient place to pop in […]

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