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August 27, 2014

Tonight Picks: Final Center City Sips Of The Season, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Twilight Yoga At Franklin Square, Taney Dragons Pep Rally And More

Summer is winding to a close, but not before a number of the city’s favorite summer pastimes — like Center City Sips — end with a bang. Tonight, Commerce Square hosts the official Center City Sips finale party featuring free samples of Golia vodka and a giant video game on its Media Wall. While Commerce […]

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August 21, 2014

Deal Feed: The Fat Ham Launches A Burger, Beer And Bourbon Special On Friday And Saturday Nights After 9 P.M. This Friday, August 22

Top Chef talent Kevin Sbraga’s second Philadelphia restaurant, The Fat Ham, began serving up a healthy dose of Southern charm in University City this past winter. With a pork-laden menu full of Southern-style small plates, spicy fried chicken to write home about and a bourbon-fueled bar program, the intimate 48-seat restaurant has been packing in […]

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August 21, 2014

Rock Out At City Tap House As It Teams Up With The Blockley And Brooklyn Brewery For Two Outdoor Concerts, Saturdays, August 23 And 30

Get down to live music at City Tap House as the University City craft beer bar hosts two outdoor concerts on the final two Saturdays of the month. First up, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah headlines the alfresco concert series on Saturday, August 23. From 3 to 8 p.m., enjoy outdoor tunes provided by the […]

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August 19, 2014

Every Sunday Is Now Ramen Sunday At Chef Hiroyuki Tanaka’s CoZara At Chestnut Square In University City

Sundays just got a whole lot more slurpable. University City’s CoZara has announced what can only be described as a soup slurper’s dream: every Sunday the Japanese small-plater will celebrate ramen with a special menu. Among the noodle-centric creations are the house ramen burger, an 8-ounce ground beef patty topped with gruyere cheese, sunny-side up […]

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August 19, 2014

Save The Date: The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Returns To West Philly With $1 Food And Drink Deals On Thursday, September 18

Have four quarters to spare? What about 100 pennies? University City District’s highly anticipated Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll makes a grand return next month on Thursday, September 18. Dollar deals will soon fill Baltimore Avenue from 43rd to 51st streets as the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll hits the streets for the second time this season […]

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August 13, 2014

Head To Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House For A Craft Beer And Lobster Bake This Weekend, August 16 And 17

Take a crack at a big seafood supper at Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House craft beer and lobster bake this weekend. Head to the University City location on Saturday, August 16 and the West Chester location on Sunday, August 17 to get your eat — and drink — on. Tickets, $40 in advance and $45 at […]

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August 6, 2014

Summer On The Square At Chestnut Square Brings Alfresco Live Music, Food And Drinks To University City, Thursdays, August 7-28

The recent influx of restaurants on Chestnut Street in University City are not only good for appetites, but are also good for summer activities. Enter Summer on the Square at Chestnut Square, a weekly series on Thursday nights presented by Drexel University. From 5 to 7 p.m. every Thursday this month and this month only, […]

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August 6, 2014

Now On View: Artist Jeremy Holmes Makes His Philadelphia Debut With A Site-Specific Bent Wood Installation At Drexel University

In University City, creativity has become part of the neighborhood’s cultural fabric. At Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, it’s all about exhibiting novel and experimental works in any medium an artist can imagine — from video and photography to sculpture and fashion design. Within the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s renovated URBN Annex, […]

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August 5, 2014

Where To Celebrate National Oyster Day At Restaurants And Bars In Philadelphia, Today, August 5

Today, the world is your oyster, Philadelphia. August 5 marks National Oyster Day and restaurants all around town are celebrating with special dinners, extended buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours and more. From Rittenhouse Square to Chestnut Hill, restaurants are celebrating the foodie holiday with a variety of shellfish-heavy plates. Oysters pair perfectly with champagne — so […]

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July 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Shakespeare In Clark Park, West Side Story At The Mann, Beer Garden Happenings, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And NMAJH And More

The sunny skies and humidity-free weather tonight make heading outside mandatory. Luckily, between beer garden happenings, Center City Sips, Shakespeare in the Park and more, there are plenty of alfresco events to supply outings for every taste. Wednesday night means Center City Sips, more than 80 bars open their doors for a citywide happy hour […]

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