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October 23, 2014

The Annual 215 Festival Spotlights Philadelphia’s Literary Scene On South Street This Weekend, October 23-26

Starting today, October 23 and running through Sunday, October 26, the 215 Festival returns to celebrate Philly’s literary scene with free readings, cocktail-fueled events and more. This year, the literary fest fills locations along South Street with a variety of events that celebrate the written word. The festivities kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. with […]

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October 21, 2014

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

Celebrate all things fall at the annual South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fall Fest, returning this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 5 p.m., fall-centric activities for children and adults alike will fill the historic Headhouse Shambles. Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, crafts from Fleisher Art Memorial’s ColorWheels mobile art studio, storytelling, circus aerial performances, […]

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October 8, 2014

Franklin Flea Hosts Its Final Open-Air Market Of The Season This Saturday, October 11 And Will Return With Its Indoor Holiday Market In November

Lovers of alfresco treasure hunting, take note: this weekend marks the return of Franklin Flea outdoor market — and it’s the last open-air Flea of the season. The finely curated Philadelphia-centric market returns Saturday, October 11 to set up shop outdoors in Society Hill for one more date this fall before taking an autumn hiatus. […]

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September 22, 2014

The Great 12-Hour Tour, A Totally Free Tour Of The Entire City Of Philadelphia, Returns This Weekend, Saturday, September 27

This weekend, discover an amazing array of Philadelphia’s museums, cultural venues, historic sites and organizations in a single day on the annual Great 12-Hour Tour. This Saturday, September 27, embark on a free, ambitious 12-hour walking tour of Philadelphia led by members of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, some of the most knowledgable tour […]

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August 13, 2014

The Franklin Flea Summer Market Returns To The McCall Schoolyard At 7th And Delancey Streets This Saturday, August 16

Take note, shoppers. This weekend marks the final Franklin Flea market of the summer! The marvelous Philadelphia-centric market returns this Saturday, August 16 to set up shop alfresco in the McCall School’s yard on 7th Street in Society Hill from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. After a season housed indoors at the historic Strawbridge’s Building […]

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July 16, 2014

Franklin Flea Takes It Outside With A Summer Market On The Grounds Of The McCall School At 7th And Delancey Streets This Saturday, July 19

Heads up, treasure hunters. The marvelous Philadelphia-centric Franklin Flea market returns this weekend to set up shop alfresco in the McCall School’s yard on 7th Street in Society Hill. After a booming winter and spring season housed indoors at the historic Strawbridge’s Building at 8th and Market streets, the highly curated flea market continues its […]

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May 13, 2014

The Society Hill Open House And Garden Tour Puts The Spotlight On 10 Homes Throughout The Neighborhood, Sunday, May 18

Explore the homes of the historic Society Hill neighborhood as residents open their doors and gardens for the 36th annual open house and garden tour, a spring walking tour throughout the charming district. This Sunday, May 18, take in the architecture and decor at 10 private homes, ranging from modern remodels to original 18th-century designs. […]

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May 2, 2014

Now Open: Society Hill Society, A New Restaurant Specializing In Classic Pennsylvania Fare And Cocktails At 2nd And Pine Streets

Nestled in the winding streets of Society Hill inside of an old corner tavern, Society Hill Society quietly opened its doors on in April and has since been filling stomachs with the classic flavors of Philadelphia and farm-fresh ingredients from the nearby Headhouse Farmers’ Market. Open for dinner and drinks every day of the week, […]

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March 25, 2014

The South Street Headhouse District Revives Its Fourth Friday Event For The Spring Season, Starting This Friday, March 29

With the promise of seasonal spring conditions on the horizon, the South Street Headhouse District and Fabric Row are set to relaunch a monthly Fourth Friday fete on South 4th Street this Friday, March 28. Rather than close up shop at 6 or 7 p.m., the independent businesses along historic Fabric Row will keep the […]

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January 9, 2014

Celebrate Tu B’shvat, Or The Jewish New Year For Trees, With The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society At Zahav, Wednesday, January 15

In honor of Tu B’shvat, also known as the Jewish New Year for trees, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is teaming up with Zahav for an evening of food and environmental progress on Wednesday, January 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Chef Michael Solomonov is slated to serve up up a wine and tasting menu featuring […]

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