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November 24, 2014

Our Complete Day-By-Day Guide To Thanksgiving Weekend In Philadelphia 2014 — Things To Do This Thanksgiving Weekend In Philly

Philadelphia goes big for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a spectacular citywide celebration. After soaking up Philly’s nightlife on Thanksgiving Eve, officially kick-off the holiday season with the 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade — the oldest parade of its kind in the nation. The 1.4-mile parade down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway features gigantic balloons, […]

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November 24, 2014

1812 Productions Brings Good Cheer And Political Humor To The Holiday Season With This Is the Week That Is, Opening Friday, November 28

1812 Productions, the Philadelphia theater company that believes the world could always use more comedy, creates much mirth and laughter from the world of politics with its annual hit show, This Is The Week That Is, beginning its yearly showing this Friday, November 28. A stylistic mash-up of variety shows like The Carol Burnett Show […]

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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 19, 2014

Roundup: Top 10 Reasons To Kick Off The Holiday Shopping Season In Philadelphia Over Thanksgiving Weekend

It’s the time of year to start checking names off holiday shopping lists, folks. Fortunately, Philadelphia is packed with awesome shopping experiences including brand-new retail destinations in Center City, charming craft bazaars and pop-up shops, independent boutique shops and top-rated shopping malls. The season is ripe with pending sales and deals, and we’re looking forward […]

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November 14, 2014

Philly Custom Menswear Label Commonwealth Proper Debuts Ready-To-Wear Line, Shoppable Now At CMMP’s Rittenhouse Square Showroom

Excellent news for fashion-conscious fellows: Commonwealth Proper has expanded beyond made-to-measure menswear. In addition to the custom suiting that put CMMP on the map, the Philadelphia-based label now comprises ready-to-wear casual shirts and blazers, 3×1 brand denim, tees and accessories — the new weekend wardrobe of CMMP’s tattooed salarymen clientele. Commonwealth Proper is the sole […]

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November 14, 2014

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

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 10, 2014

The Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display Returns To The Shops At Liberty Place With 12 Recreations Of Fairmount Park Sites, November 10-21

In the interest of spreading holiday spirit, 12 local chefs annually create gingerbread houses modeled after Fairmount Park historic sites for the Gingerbread House Display at The Shops at Liberty Place. The display opens today, November 10, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m., and will remain on view through Friday, November 21. Upon […]

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November 4, 2014

Azuka Theatre Presents A Clever Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Story With The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, November 5-23

A plot with many transformations is anything but elementary in Azuka Theatre’s new production, The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, running November 5 through 23. This sci-fi time-traveling play, a 2014 Pulitzer Prize-finalist by Madeleine George, offers up many intriguing twists and turns, not to mention a love triangle that repeats through time. The […]

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November 4, 2014

The Beyond Rittenhouse Curated Pop-Up Shop Brings Goods From Four Neighborhood Boutiques To Metropolitan Gallery 250, November 7-16

This city continues to foster an ever-growing shopping scene, and independent retailers are leading the charge in Philadelphia neighborhoods beyond Center City like Queen Village, Northern Liberties and Old City. For 10 days this month, November 7-16, shoppers will have a chance to take in — and take home — goods from four of Philly’s […]

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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

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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