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January 20, 2015

See Award-Winning Photos Of Objects Magnified Up To 1500 Times At The Wistar Institute, Now Through March 6

Wistar Institute

Bacon and chocolate. Beer and ping pong. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Sometimes two opposites come together to create something amazing. In this vein, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition unites art and science, resulting in breathtaking images of everyday objects magnified at up to 1500x. Talk about an extreme close-up! Now through March 6, […]

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January 12, 2015

Zavino Celebrates Its 5th Birthday With $5 Pizza And $5 Wine At Both The University City And Midtown Village Locations, Today, January 12

Zavino Celebrates Its 5th Birthday With $5 Pizza And $5 Wine At Both The University City And Midtown Village Locations, Today, January 12

Pizza deal alert: Score an entire pizza for $5. Yup, you heard right — both Zavino locations are celebrating five years of the tasty pizza place with $5 pizza and $5 glasses of wine, today, January 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. in Midtown Village and until 10 p.m. in University City. The $5 […]

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January 7, 2015

Head To The Penn Museum In University City For Second Sunday With Family-Friendly Crafts, A Film Screening And More, Sunday, January 11

Head To The Penn Museum In University City For Second Sunday With Family-Friendly Crafts, A Film Screening And More, Sunday, January 11

Spend your Sunday at the museum. This Sunday, January 11, the Penn Museum celebrates the second Sunday of the month with a variety of family-friendly happenings all day long, in addition to its regular availability of archeological and anthropological collection from across the globe. From 1 to 4 p.m., museum guests are invited to participate […]

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January 6, 2015

Drexel University’s Philly Chef Conference Welcomes Both Professionals And The Public For Culinary Demonstrations, Talks And More, This Sunday, January 11

Drexel University

This weekend, Drexel University hosts the perfect event to jump start that resolution to delve into the culinary arts in 2015. The Philly Chef Conference returns to the University City school in 2015 for its second year, bringing back compelling culinary discussions, demonstrations and more for two days on Sunday, January 11 and Monday, January […]

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December 17, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To New Year’s Eve Dinners And Toasts At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

Red Owl Tavern

Update: On December 30, this roundup was updated with even more dinner options. Revelers can ring in 2015 with a tasty dinner and a glass of champagne at one of more than 50 restaurants serving up special New Year’s Eve dinners. Once again, the fireworks over the Delaware River return for two displays this year […]

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December 11, 2014

Zany Swiss Troupe Mummenschanz Brings Fantastic Entertainment Suitable For All Ages To The Annenberg Center, December 11-14

Annenberg

Silent storytelling is almost a lost art, but it’s very much alive and well when Mummenschanz lights up the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 11-14. The Swiss-based troupe offers a one-of-a-kind performance that employs shadow, light and the clever manipulation of common objects, to present extraordinary scenarios that delight and amaze […]

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December 8, 2014

The Fat Ham In University City Celebrates Its First Anniversary With An Oyster Roast On Tuesday, December 9

The Fat Ham In University City Celebrates Its First Anniversary With An Oyster Roast On Tuesday, December 9

It’s hard to believe it’s actually been a whole year since Top Chef Kevin Sbraga enlightened our lives with boiled peanut hummus, charred cabbage with pork rinds and tomato pie, and his signature hot chicken — treats that were rare in these Northern parts but seem to now be fully integrated into the Philly culinary […]

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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 3, 2014

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

Penn Museum Celebrates Peace Around The World At A Free, Family-Friendly Holiday Event This Saturday, December 6

From deep fried turkeys to ugly sweaters, this time of year is all about traditions. On Saturday, December 6, the Penn Museum brings back its yearly holiday custom: the 19th annual Peace Around the World Holiday Celebration. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests will get free entry to this amazing museum to learn about […]

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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Dilworth Park Ice Rink

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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