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December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Ring in the New Year at Philadelphia’s top restaurants with dinner specials, festive celebrations and champagne toasts. This year is extra-flexible with the return of two sets of (free!) fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront, at 6 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy the 6 p.m. show with kids, or not, followed by dinner and a […]

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October 26, 2012

Harry Potter’s Guide To Philadelphia: A Special Hogwartsian Itinerary In Honor Of Chestnut Hill’s Annual Harry Potter Festival

Chestnut Hill is bringing back its bewitchingly popular Harry Potter Weekend for 2012, hitting Germantown Avenue this Friday through Sunday, October 26-28. We’re huge fans of the festival, and we want to make sure you’re fully equipped for a weekend’s worth of entertainment so wild it will knock you off your broomstick. So we’ve consulted […]

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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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April 4, 2012

The First-Ever Lemon Society Speakeasy To Benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Set For April 20 At The Arts Ballroom

The Lemon Society of Philadelphia, a group of young professionals in the Philadelphia region which supports the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, are holding the first-ever Lemon Society Speakeasy cocktail party on Friday, April 20, 8-11 p.m. at the ARTS Ballroom. The prohibition-themed mixology event is a fundraiser for ALSF’s Annual Childhood Cancer Symposium, which benefits […]

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July 19, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To How To Beat The Heat In Philadelphia; Frozen Treats, Cold Drinks, Water Sports And More

We’re in the midst of what is going to turn into a very hot, week-long heat wave, which means it may get a little too hot for some of your normal summertime activities. So to fill the void, we’ve put together a quick survival guide with some top picks for the best ways to stay […]

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June 28, 2011

Summer Spotlight: Stephen Starr’s Ranstead Room Has A Refreshing New Cocktail List

The Ranstead Room, a back-alley speakeasy-style bar located adjacent to casual Mexican eatery El Rey, has rolled out a refreshing new summer cocktail menu that pairs perfectly with the higher thermostat of late. The cheekily-named drinks (Ranstead Sling, Mercy Mercy) are magic when it comes to cooling down on a summer day. And if you […]

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December 3, 2010

Roundup: Where to Find some of the Best Prohibition-style Craft Cocktails in Philadelphia

Prohibition, the alcohol-free period in American history between 1919 and 1933, is back. No, liquor isn’t suddenly illegal — but the Prohibition theme has of late gripped the nation’s imagination with TV shows, movies and books documenting the era. And this weekend marks the anniversary of Repeal Day — December 5th, the day in 1933 […]

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