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September 29, 2014

Cheu Noodle Bar Hosts Its Ramen Rumble Chef Showdown With Vernick Versus Elmi Tonight, Monday, September 29, 6 P.M.

Food fight! Tonight, Cheu Noodle Bar pits two of Philadelphia’s top chefs against one another for another edition of its noodle-soup face-off: A Ramen Rumble. Since opening in last year, Cheu owners Shawn Darragh and chef Ben Puchowitz have welcomed crowds of noodle-lovers to their compact Washington Square West dining room. With a smartly edited […]

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September 25, 2014

Festival Alert: The Midtown Village Fall Festival Arrives On 13th Street Saturday, October 4 With Seven Blocks Of Food, Shopping, Live Music, A Beer Garden And More

This fall, the streets, parks and public spaces of Philadelphia host dozens and dozens of fall festivals, but few match the all-out revelry of the Midtown Village Fall Festival. Returning for its ninth year of Midtown merrymaking on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 8 p.m., the fest welcomes tens of thousands to live it […]

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September 18, 2014

Now Open: Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 Years of Collecting, On View Through Saturday, November 15

Founded in 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia is one of the city’s most impressive places. This remarkable institution is committed to collecting historical artifacts and antiquities, as well as disseminating useful knowledge to the public. In honor of its 200th anniversary, the historic museum presents its newest exhibit, Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 Years of […]

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September 9, 2014

9-To-5: The Musical Brings A Blockbuster Comedy To The Stage At Walnut Street Theater, Opening September 10

An iconic movie of the ’80s gets a new life, and a lot more songs, when Walnut Street Theatre presents 9 to 5: The Musical to kick start its 206th season, opening tomorrow, September 10. The movie version of 9 to 5 starred Dolly Parton, and while she’s not in this cast, her presence is […]

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September 2, 2014

Learn To Cook Like A Pro During Classes In Chef Marc Vetri’s Brand New Demonstration Kitchen Above His Eponymous Restaurant

If you haven’t been to Vetri yet, now’s the time. And if you have — it’s time to go back to experience the restaurant in a whole new way. This renowned Washington Square West fine-dining spot recently renovated its second floor, and the results are simply stunning. On one side of the stairs, an elegant […]

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August 20, 2014

Savor Summer At Varga Bar’s Fourth Annual Crab Boil, This Weekend, August 22-24

Savor summer (as Labor Day quickly approaches!) at Varga Bar this weekend as Washington Square West neighborhood favorite hosts its annual Crab Boil feast. This weekend, pounds and pounds of crab fills the special board at the well-loved resto as its Crab Boil satisfies seafood lovers all weekend long. From August 22 through August 24, […]

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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 21, 2014

Cheu Noodle Bar Hosts The Third Event Of Its A Ramen Rumble Series, A Head-To-Head Competition Between Two Philly Chefs, Tonight, July 21

Get your chopsticks ready. Tonight, Cheu Noodle Bar hosts the third edition of its A Ramen Rumble series — popular tasting competitions featuring visiting chefs from some of the city’s hottest restaurants. Slurp up one-of-a-kind ramen from two renowned chefs and vote for your favorite while enjoying beer from the bar, too. Guests are invited […]

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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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June 27, 2014

The Athenaeum Of Philadelphia Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary With A Free Special Exhibition Opening Sunday, June 29

Since 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia has been dedicated to preserving America’s rich cultural heritage of architecture, literature and decorative arts. Offering scholars and the general public an opportunity to be a part of the city’s historical, cultural, educational and intellectual scenes, this institution houses a wide-ranging collection of books, manuscripts, drawings, photos and historic […]

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