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September 2, 2014

The College Fest Free-4-All Welcomes Students Back To Philly With Live Music In Rittenhouse Square, Tomorrow, September 3

To celebrate the beginning of the school year, Philadelphia Weekly teams up with Xfinity to bring back its popular free summer concert series for one last (and very special) performance this Wednesday, September 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tomorrow, Rittenhouse Square will host the College Fest Free-4-All, a concert that welcomes students from Philadelphia-area […]

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August 28, 2014

Opening Alert: Michael Solomonov And Steven Cook Debut Abe Fisher On Sansom Street This Tuesday, September 2

The elements of Jewish cuisine are nothing if not varied. To some, Jewish food means matzo ball soup and latkes; to others, though, traditional fare also includes smoked meats, cured fish and even Chinese fried rice. These diverse flavors are all legit at Abe Fisher, the brand-new restaurant from CookNSolo Restaurants inspired by the culinary […]

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August 20, 2014

Reminder: Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Hits Rittenhouse Square Tonight, Wednesday, August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square tonight, August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from jazz to rock, world to indie. The free […]

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August 13, 2014

Tonight Picks: Prom On The Parkway At The Oval, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, Center City Sips, Dining Under The Stars In Media And More

The skies have cleared just in time for Center City Sips which brings sweet happy hour deals to more than 80 bars in Center City, Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Old City. Enjoy the summer night and have a few drinks alfresco — check out our guide to the best outdoor spots for Center City Sips. […]

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August 13, 2014

Affogato Days Brings A Tasty Cold Confection Made With Espresso And Little Baby’s Ice Cream To Elixr Coffee, August 15 And 30

Celebrate the sweet days of summer with an even sweeter treat as Elixr Coffee and Little Baby’s Ice Cream team up for the second year of Affogato Day, two days this month that are completely devoted to the two things each designated place does best — espresso (Elixr) and ice cream (Little Baby’s). For those […]

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August 11, 2014

Philadelphia Weekly’s Annual Concerts In The Park Series Returns To Rittenhouse Square Wednesdays, August 13 And August 20

Get ready to rock out alfresco in Rittenhouse Square during the 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by Philadelphia Weekly. The blowout concert series returns to Philadelphia’s town square on the next two Wednesday evenings, August 13 and August 20, with live music from established local and national bands spanning musical genres from […]

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August 6, 2014

Tonight Picks: Restaurant Week In Fishtown, Northern Liberties And Penn’s Landing, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum And More

Wednesday nights kick off the week’s programming at The Oval, the popular pop-up park on the Parkway. Tonight, enjoy the beer garden, a bocce league, Tai Chi class and more. Tonight, take advantage of super summer deals all around town. Restaurant Week deals fill more than a dozen restaurants in Northern Liberties, Fishtown and Penn’s […]

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August 6, 2014

Coming Attraction: A Grand New 15,000-Square-Foot Spa And Club To Debut Later This Summer At The Rittenhouse Hotel

The spa scene in Philadelphia is about to see a major upgrade. Marking the culmination of The Rittenhouse hotel’s multi-million dollar enhancement, which began in 2012, The Rittenhouse Spa & Club – Hair by Paul Labrecque is nearly ready to be unveiled. Scheduled to open late-summer 2014 — just weeks from now — the expansive […]

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August 5, 2014

Quince Productions’ Annual GayFest! Returns Today For A Month-Long Celebration Of LGBT Theater, August 5-23

The curtain is ready to rise on the only LGBT theater festival in Philadelphia: GayFest! 2014 kicks off today, Tuesday, August 5. Now in its fourth year, GayFest! brings a slew of LGBT theater to Center City. From limited engagements to longer running shows, the festival includes 40 performances at four locations over 19 days. […]

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August 5, 2014

Where To Celebrate National Oyster Day At Restaurants And Bars In Philadelphia, Today, August 5

Today, the world is your oyster, Philadelphia. August 5 marks National Oyster Day and restaurants all around town are celebrating with special dinners, extended buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours and more. From Rittenhouse Square to Chestnut Hill, restaurants are celebrating the foodie holiday with a variety of shellfish-heavy plates. Oysters pair perfectly with champagne — so […]

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