Penn Treaty Park
Penn Treaty Park along the Delaware River Waterfront offers impressive views of the Philadelphia Skyline and the Ben Franklin Bridge.
Photo by M. Kennedy for GPTMC
December 3, 2012
Posted by Allison Stadd
Posted on December 3, 2012 | Allison Stadd
Tonight’s a big night for Philadelphia. Anthony Bourdain has finally done a show in Philadelphia… and that show — the Philadelphia episode of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover — is finally set to air tonight, Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel. Take a look at our guide to where to watch [...]Read more»
October 11, 2012
UPDATE: The Philadelphia episode of The Layover is set to air on Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. Remember when Travel Channel star Anthony Bourdain was in town shooting a Philadelphia episode for the upcoming second season of his show The Layover? In just over a month, we’ll get to see those shots on the [...]Read more»
October 1, 2012
The super popular fried chicken and donuts shop Federal Donuts, co-owned by Michael Solomonov, restaurateur Steven Cook, coffee aficionados Thomas Henneman and Bob Logue and food-and-drink expert Felicia D’Ambrosio, is expanding to Center City. This Wednesday, October 3 at 7 a.m., Federal Donuts will open its second location at 1632 Sansom Street. We. Cannot. Wait. [...]Read more»
September 14, 2012
The opening of Philadelphia’s first new hotel in Old City’s Historic District in years is now quickly approaching, with the ribbon-cutting of The Hotel Monaco Philadelphia on Independence Mall slated for October 11 (everything will be open officially on October 4). One of the most exciting aspects of the latest Kimpton property in Philadelphia (the Hotel [...]Read more»
Today’s Philly 101 video features Nick Gregory, General Manager of the future Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, opening on Independence Mall in September of this year.
We were fortunate enough to get a sneak peek inside the hotel, thanks to the great Kimpton team, and we’re sharing it with you here.
Check it out to get more intel about Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, and learn what Nick wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.
Hotel Monaco Philadelphia — Opening September 2012!
433 Chestnut Street
Independence National Historical Park
5th and Chestnut Streets
Today’s Philly 101 video features Nick Gregory, General Manager of the future Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, opening on Independence Mall in September of this year. We were fortunate enough to get a sneak peek inside the hotel, thanks to the great Kimpton team, and we’re sharing it with you here. Check it out to get more [...]Read more»
May 15, 2012
When the new Barnes Foundation opens to the public on May 19, 2012 — this Saturday (!!) — the world’s largest collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings — including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cezannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos and 7 Van Goghs — will join the already amazingly robust museum district along the Benjamin [...]Read more»
May 1, 2012
Vernick Food & Drink from Cherry Hill native Chef/Owner Greg Vernick opens tonight, May 1, off Rittenhouse Square. We got a sneak peek at the spot last Friday. The verdict? Pretty impressive. Here’s a quick rundown on this new neighborhood bistro: The Inspiration The Vernicks (Greg and his wife Julie) infused much of their observations [...]Read more»
April 27, 2012
The opening of Philadelphia’s first new hotel in the Historic District in years is now quickly approaching, with The Hotel Monaco Philadelphia now slated for a September debut on Independence Mall. The project is an adaptive reuse development of Philadelphia’s historic Lafayette Building at the corner of 5th and Chestnut Streets in the heart of [...]Read more»
February 16, 2012
Bruce is back! The National Constitution Center’s marquee exhibition From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen opens its doors to the public tomorrow, Friday, February 17. The exhibition kicked off with a rockin’ opening party last night, the biggest opening in the Constitution Center’s history, and will be [...]Read more»
February 13, 2012
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Andrew and Kristin Wood will open Russet, a cozy and casual BYOB on the first floor of a lovely brick townhome, the former home of Ernesto’s Cafe, just steps from Rittenhouse Square. We got a sneak peek at the restaurant, and from the warmth of the chefs to the [...]Read more»