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October 31, 2014

The Walnut Street Theatre Opens A Delightful Family-Friendly Production Of Mary Poppins, Starting Tuesday, November 4

Colorful characters and catchy songs abound when Mary Poppins whisks her way into Walnut Street Theatre, beginning this Tuesday, November 4 and continuing all the way through January 4, 2015. Based on the popular Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins tells the tale of a nanny who magically appears at a household on Cherry Tree Lane […]

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October 15, 2014

Coming Attraction: A Brand New Ice Skating Rink To Debut At Dilworth Park At City Hall On Friday, November 14

Last month, brand-new public space Dilworth Park transformed the west side of City Hall into a multi-use public plaza. Almost immediately, the 120,557-square-foot outdoor space became a bustling hub for commuters and visitors thanks to its pedestrian-friendly amenities, a Jose Garces-operated cafe, a computer-programmable fountain, a full slate of entertaining programming and active rail headhouses, […]

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March 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Phantom Of The Opera, Chestnut Hill Restaurant Month, One Book, One Philadelphia Closes, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Museum Of Art And More

Tonight, take shelter from the rain with a spot of culture. The Phantom of the Opera opens at The Academy of Music this evening, and brings a new version of the timeless musical to the stage. Look forward to new choreography and new staging and the same favorite songs and story. Plus, One Book, One […]

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March 19, 2014

Antique-A-Palooza Returns To The WHYY Building For Professional Antique Appraisals This Sunday, March 23

For anyone who has ever wondered about the value of antiques within their home, WHYY and Freeman’s Auctioneers and Appraisers are ready to answer all of those questions at the Antique-a-Palooza event. This Sunday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., head out to the WHYY headquarters in Old City with collectibles in tow […]

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March 19, 2014

Bar Ferdinand’s Chef Collaboration Dinner Series Continues With Scott Schroeder Of South Philadelphia Taproom, Thursday, March 27

In Philadelphia, members of the tightly knit chef community regularly join forces to present special menus and one-off tasting events, and the new Chef Collaboration Dinner series from chef David Ansill at Bar Ferdinand is a standout. This month, the series continues with guest toque Scott Schroeder of South Philadelphia Taproom and American Sardine Bar, […]

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March 18, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Celebrates The Anniversary Of Its Founding With Pay-What-You-Wish Admission And Special Events This Friday, March 21

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of the Academy of Natural Sciences as it raises a hat to the day it was established — Founders Day — on Friday, March 21. All day long, the museum promises guests pay-what-you-wish admission in honor of the anniversary. Look forward to hands-on activities, a dinosaur nest workshop, a fossil prep […]

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March 18, 2014

Score $1, $3 And $5 Food And Shopping Deals At Dollar Days On The Avenue On West Girard Avenue, This Thursday, March 20

Kick-off the weekend a full day early as West Girard Avenue invites in the crowds for an evening of $1, $3 and $5 food and shopping deals at a number of local businesses — restaurants, record stores, cafes, bottle shops, nail salons and more. Dine, drink and shop on the cheap as Brewerytown plays hosts […]

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March 17, 2014

Barren Hill Tavern And Brewery Hosts A Dr. Seuss Beer Dinner In Honor Of The Famed Writer’s 110th Birthday, This Wednesday, March 19

Update: The Dr. Seuss Beer Dinner has been canceled. In honor of the late, great Dr. Seuss’ 110th birthday, Barren Hill Tavern and Brewery in Lafayette Hill hosts a beer dinner this Wednesday, March 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss penned dozens of children’s books including well-loved stories like The Cat in the […]

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March 17, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Presents Free Lectures About William Shakespeare On Select Wednesday Evenings Throughout Year

Delve into the world of William Shakespeare as The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre hosts free lectures on select Wednesday evenings throughout the year. The lecture series is presented as part of the citywide celebration, Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, a number of events that honor William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Year of the Bard: Shakespeare […]

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March 14, 2014

New Hope – Lambertville Restaurant Week Brings Tons Of Dinner Deals To Nearly 30 Participating Restaurants From March 16 To 21

Beginning Sunday, March 16, the borough of New Hope and the town of Lambertville dish up a slew of tasty dinner deals for New Hope – Lambertville Restaurant Week. The neighboring towns — one in New Jersey (Lambertville) and one in Pennsylvania (New Hope) with just the Delaware River separating them — both offer their fair […]

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