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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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October 8, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Scary Attractions, Family-Friendly Events, Parties And More

As Halloween approaches, the eerie side of the Philadelphia area shines through via ghost tours and creepy parties, in addition to family-friendly happenings, too. For serious thrill-seekers, several of the area’s haunted houses (think Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary) have earned acclaim for their Hollywood-quality special effects, animatronics, pyrotechnics and teams of […]

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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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September 30, 2014

Zavino University City Launches A Brand-New Weekend Brunch This Saturday And Sunday, October 4-5

Why change a winning formula? Since its recent opening, the Chestnut Square outpost of Zavino has gone slice for slice with the original, replicating its excellent pizza and easygoing vibe. Now, though, the West Philly sibling will be going its own way and getting its very own new brunch service. Starting Saturday October 4 and […]

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September 26, 2014

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out Philadelphia Favorite Man Man This Saturday, September 27

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. This Saturday, September 27, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run featuring none other than Philadelphia rockers Man Man. Kicking off […]

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September 25, 2014

Tonight Picks: Dinner At New Restaurants, Happy Hour At Abe Fisher, Grilled Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Bros., Main Line Restaurant Week And More

There’s no better time to take advantage of Philadelphia’s great restaurants, happy hours, theater and special dinner promotions (Main Line Restaurant Week!) than on a rainy evening. For easy dinner planning, the city is home to a slew of fantastic new restaurants. Check out our guide to the top restaurant openings. Di Bruno Bros. adds […]

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September 25, 2014

The First-Ever City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament Brings Ice Hockey Teams From Across The City Together For Three Days Of Games, September 26-28

This weekend, September 26 through 28, Drexel University’s men’s ice hockey team will present the inaugural City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament at the Class of 1923 Arena at the University of Pennsylvania. Six of the area’s major college ice hockey teams — Drexel, UPenn, Temple, La Salle, St. Joe’s and Villanova — will battle it […]

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September 22, 2014

The Fat Ham In University City Launches Weekly Sunday Suppers This Fall, Starting Sunday, October 5

As the fall chill rolls in, University City’s The Fat Ham is cozying up with the culinary equivalent of a hand-knit Fair Isle cardigan. Starting Sunday, October 5 is the restaurant’s new series of Sunday Suppers, which were inspired by Chef/owner Kevin Sbraga’s memories of Sunday meals in his own childhood home. The three-course prix-fixe, […]

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September 19, 2014

Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Launches Its Fall Season With Globe Theatre On Tour’s King Lear, September 24-27

Philadelphia’s fall performing arts season is underway, and this month, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its 2014 lineup of theatrical offerings. If you’re looking for an authentic re-staging of a Shakespearean drama, be sure to catch King Lear at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Running September 24-27, the show is […]

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September 17, 2014

Our Guide To The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Returning This Thursday, September 18 With $1 Deals From More Than 30 Vendors

Have a buck to spare? University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes its grand return this week on Thursday, September 18. The deal-driven street festival fills Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets for the second time this season with $1 food, drinks and goods from more than 30 vendors. From 5:30 […]

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