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December 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Spotlights More Than 40 Artists In Its Shop On The Square Holiday Craft Sale This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadelphia Art Alliance

Housed in a gorgeous historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine arts institutions in the city. These days, though, the galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions, live music events and more. This weekend, the mansion opens its doors to holiday shoppers for its annual holiday […]

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December 9, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2014 At Restaurants And Attractions In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2014 At Restaurants And Attractions In And Around Philadelphia

The start of Hanukkah in 2014 is quickly approaching, and Philadelphia restaurants, museums and attractions are more than prepared to celebrate the Festival of Lights with a plethora of holiday celebrations. To help you celebrate from the lighting of the first candle on Tuesday, December 16 through the end of the holiday on the evening […]

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December 8, 2014

The Rittenhouse Hotel Rings In The Holidays With A Kid-Centric Teddy Bear Tea, Fridays-Sundays Through December 14 And December 19-28

The Rittenhouse Hotel Rings In The Holidays With A Kid-Centric Teddy Bear Tea, Fridays-Sundays Through December 14 And December 19-28

The Rittenhouse hotel decks its halls this holiday season with festive lights, greenery, wreaths and more, in addition to holiday events throughout the month. Upon entry, guests will find two marvelous gingerbread houses modeled after two iconic sights in Philadelphia — the Betsy Ross House and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The sweet houses were […]

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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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December 1, 2014

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

The holiday season kicks into high gear this evening as Rittenhouse Square illuminates its twinkling Christmas tree tonight, December 1, at 5 p.m. Enjoy complimentary bites and drinks from Parc and The Rittenhouse Hotel while making merry with giveaways, photos, antler headbands and more. Santa Claus will be at the celebration to light up the […]

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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

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 14, 2014

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

Commonwealth Proper

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

ellelauri

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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October 30, 2014

Now Open: Chef George Sabatino And His Wife Jennifer Debut Aldine Restaurant In Rittenhouse Square

Aldine

Chef George Sabatino has been a key fixture in acclaimed kitchens all around the city, working at such hot spots as Fork and Barbuzzo before helming his own kitchen at Stateside. Since his Stateside departure, Sabatino’s projects have been numerous, including seasonal eateries Morgan’s Pier and The Lodge at Waterfront Winterfest, as well as menu […]

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October 27, 2014

Now Open: Timberland Brings A Brand-New Flagship Store To Walnut Street In Center City Philadelphia

Timberland

Yes, Philadelphia, yet another national retailer has joined the ranks of High Street shops in the Rittenhouse neighborhood. Now open in the 1700 block of Walnut Street, Timberland joins Century 21, Nordstrom Rack, Uniqlo and Goorin Brothers in making its Philadelphia debut this month. Truly, Philadelphians have a special affinity for ’Timbs (you know, the […]

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