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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

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 — at 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for ample time to feast […]

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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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November 17, 2014

The Penn Museum Continues Its P.M. @ Penn Museum After-Hours Series With Drinks With The Sphinx, This Wednesday, November 19

The Penn Museum Continues Its P.M. @ Penn Museum After-Hours Series With Drinks With The Sphinx, This Wednesday, November 19

Spend a night with a 15-ton Egyptian sphinx, drink in hand, this Wednesday, November 19 at the Penn Museum, the University of Pennsylvania’s amazing trove of archaeological and anthropological art and artifacts. The latest installment of the museum’s regularly scheduled P.M. @ Penn Museum after-hours events, Drinks with the Sphinx runs this Wednesday evening from […]

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November 14, 2014

Deal Alert: Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House Offers Half-Price Lobsters Throughout November For Lobster Month

Doc Magrogan's

Take a crack at a great deal at Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House this month. Both the University City and West Chester locations of Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House are dishing out lobster at insanely low prices through the end of November. The seafood house boasts a lofty lineup of lobster discounts with a few themed menu […]

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November 12, 2014

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Discussions And More, November 12-16 And 21-22

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Discussions And More, November 12-16 And 21-22

Kicking off its 2014 festival today, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival returns to educate and expose the Philadelphia region to films by and about Asian Americans via screenings and events. Running November 12 through Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 22, the festival delves into Asian American film through screenings […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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