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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 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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October 30, 2014

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

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

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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October 24, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Presents An Innovative Take On Henry V, The Ultimate Underdog War Story, Through November 16

This fall, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre puts a new spin on a classic underdog war story with an innovative staging of Henry V, on stage now through November 16. As directed by Barrymore Award-winning Aaron Cromie, this production makes the most of its youthful cast by situating the play as part of a final exam […]

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October 24, 2014

Now Open: Nordstrom Rack Is Open For Business On Chestnut Street Today, Friday, October 24

A photo posted by nordstromrack (@nordstromrack) on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:32am PDT Nordstrom Rack is now open on Chestnut Street, joining the influx of new retailers to recently open in Center City. Get shopping! A wave of new retail options has washed over Center City this fall, with big retailers like Century 21 and Uniqlo […]

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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 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 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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