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October 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Film Festival Block Party, Ghost Tours And Halloween Happenings, Mega-Bad Movie Night, 215 Festival And More

As the weekend creeps up on us, the workweek starts its wrap up with a slew of cool events. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival continues with screenings, yes, but also with a food truck block party on Sansom Street to celebrate the PFS Roxy Theater’s first year as a Philadelphia Film Festival venue. Over the […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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October 20, 2014

Now Open: Vedge Chefs Rich Landau And Kate Jacoby Debut V Street, A Casual Street Food-Inspired Bar In Rittenhouse

Chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, a dynamic husband-and-wife team, first shook up Philadelphia’s meatless-eating scene with their restaurant Horizons, and it earned them a fervent following. In recent years, the duo’s lovely fine dining, plant-focused Vedge restaurant has developed a much wider fan base here in Philadelphia and beyond, with a bumper crop of […]

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October 20, 2014

The Rittenhouse Neighborhood Celebrates Halloween With A Free Trick-Or-Treating Celebration On Saturday, October 25

Children dressed in their Halloween best will fill the Rittenhouse neighborhood this weekend for an annual trick-or-treating extravaganza. This Saturday, October 25, the Rittenhouse Row neighborhood invites costumed guests out for a day of free trick-or-treating throughout the area. Participating Rittenhouse Row member businesses will hand out free Halloween candy to all participating costumed trick-or-treaters, […]

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October 17, 2014

The New 15,000-Square-Foot Rittenhouse Spa & Club — Hair By Paul Labrecque Is Now Open, Completing The Rittenhouse’s Expansive Enhancements

One of Philadelphia’s most luxurious properties, The Rittenhouse consistently receives praise from the likes of AAA, Conde Nast and Travel and Leisure for its superlative service and luxe amenities. Now, with the culmination of a multi-million dollar enhancement and renovation, those accolades are sure to keep on flowing in. Punctuating the completion of the four-year […]

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October 16, 2014

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Celebrates The Return Of Stone Crabs To Its Menu, Friday, October 17

In the age of fleeting seafood supplies, it can be challenging to find a delicious sustainable option in restaurants. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House on Chestnut Street has it covered with the annual influx of stone crab claws. The Philly outpost of the national chain of meateries will soon launch the official beginning of […]

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October 10, 2014

The Ten Hottest Retail Openings Coming To Philadelphia This Fall

Fall is officially here. And with it, a fresh fall fashion season that, like the changing of the leaves, is just begging to be appreciated. Fortunately, the Rittenhouse shopping corridor can answer the call thanks to a rush of new shops. From the recent open of contemporary clothing store VINCE on 17th and Walnut streets, […]

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October 10, 2014

Go On The Taste Of Rittenhouse Food Crawl To Score Eats At Six Neighborhood Restaurants For $20, This Sunday, October 12

The Rittenhouse neighborhood was practically made for meandering, and this Sunday, October 12, you can ramble through Rittenhouse in the pursuit of one of the neighborhood’s other attributes: great food. Six Rittenhouse-area eateries have teamed up to host Taste of Rittenhouse, a casual food crawl and a sweet deal. For just $20 per person, scoop […]

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October 9, 2014

The High Steaks Cheesesteak And Cocktail Competition Returns To Sansom Street For Its Annual Block Party, This Sunday, October 12

Celebrate five-years of Square 1682 at the Hotel Palomar at an afternoon block party featuring a cheesesteak and cocktail competition this Sunday, October 12. From 1 to 4 p.m., the annual High Steaks: Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge and Cocktail Competition brings together a number of the city’s top chefs and bartenders for a day of […]

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October 6, 2014

The Fall Edition Of The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s Fine Craft Fair Brings More Than 140 Artisans To Rittenhouse Square, October 10-12

This weekend, gorgeous hand-crafted works share the spotlight with lush autumn foliage in Rittenhouse Square. After several years of successful spring art fairs, last year the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen partnered with the Friends of Rittenhouse Square and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to present the first fall edition of the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair. […]

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