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January 30, 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month In Philadelphia, February 2015

Philadelphia’s rich African American history is celebrated in all parts of town for Black History Month. The city celebrates Black History Month — February — with a variety of special events, exhibitions, film screenings and family-friendly activities at establishments all over. Learn about African American history at a variety of exhibits, or groove to tunes […]

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January 30, 2015

Coming Attraction: The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Arrives February 28-March 8 With Exhibits Inspired By Disney Movies, A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Huge Special Events And More

Coming Attraction: The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Arrives February 28-March 8 With Exhibits Inspired By Disney Movies, A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Huge Special Events And More

Though the chill of winter persists outside, a breath of springtime will soon arrive in Philadelphia — it’s almost Flower Show time. Save the date now for the 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from February 28 through March 8 with a fresh theme, “Celebrate the Movies.” For 187 years, […]

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January 30, 2015

Brauhaus Schmitz’s Jeremy And Jessica Nolen Launch New German Cooking At Their South Street Beer Hall On Wednesday, February 4

Brauhaus Schmitz

It’s one of the most highly anticipated cookbooks of 2015, and it was written right here in Philly. Now, New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited (Chronicle Books), the guide to contemporary Teutonic cuisine by Brauhaus Schmitz’s Jeremy and Jessica Nolen, is finally dropping. The co-authors (and husband and wife) will celebrate the launch with […]

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January 30, 2015

Weekend Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Philadelphia Auto Show, Super Bowl Specials And Parties, Free First Sunday At The Barnes Foundation, Free Admission To NMAJH And More

The Barnes Foundation

Happy Weekend, Philadelphia! If you haven’t heard: Center City Restaurant Week was due to wrap up today, January 30, but the promotion has been extended this winter and will now continue February 2 through 4. If you don’t have plans to dine out tonight, make your reservations for next week! Starting on Saturday, the Philadelphia […]

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January 30, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Showcases German Fraktur Art In Its Newest Exhibition, Opening Sunday, February 1

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Here’s a word you don’t hear everyday: fraktur. No, it’s not shorthand for “French actor” or a new form of oil drilling. Fraktur are decorated Germanic documents featuring brilliant colors and whimsical imagery. This unusual art form was brought to Pennsylvania in the 1700s by German-speaking immigrants, and it has become an admired form of […]

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January 30, 2015

The PHS Pop-Up Beer Garden Returns This Winter For A Philadelphia Flower Show Edition At The Shops At Liberty Place, Opening Saturday, February 14

The PHS Pop-Up Beer Garden Returns This Winter For A Philadelphia Flower Show Edition At The Shops At Liberty Place, Opening Saturday, February 14

Super news, Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s pop-up beer garden is coming back this winter. For a three weeks only, the PHS Pop-Up Garden returns — indoors this time — to fill the rotunda at The Shops at Liberty Place with lovely greenery, flowing brews and toasty visitors, February 14-March 8. If you missed the […]

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January 29, 2015

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, RiverRink Winterfest, Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Pizza Week At Pizzeria Stella, Sancho Pistola’s Anniversary And More

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, RiverRink Winterfest, Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Pizza Week At Pizzeria Stella, Sancho Pistola's Anniversary And More

The foodie deals keep on coming this evening. Center City Restaurant Week — now extended February 2-4! — Pizza Week at Pizzeria Stella and Meat Week at Percy Street Barbecue are all great options for dinner on the cheap. For happy hour, report to RiverRink Winterfest at Penn’s Landing for half-price seasonal drafts and $5 […]

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January 29, 2015

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Launches Three Winter Exhibitions Of Contemporary Installation With A Reception Tonight, Thursday, January 29

Philadelphia Art Alliance

The Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine art institutions in the city and, housed in a stunning historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, visitors might think the galleries within show traditional paintings and classic sculpture. Those visitors would be mistaken, though, since the Art Alliance galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions. […]

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January 29, 2015

The Fabric Workshop And Museum Opens A High-Concept Pop-Up Shop, Now Through The End Of February

Fabric Workshop and Museum

A photo posted by Workshop Residence (@workshopresidence) on Jan 22, 2015 at 11:39am PST Whether you are looking to make a purchase or simply love to browse, be sure to add the Fabric Workshop & Museum’s new pop-up shop to your to-do list. For its latest collaboration, FWM has brought in artist-in-residence program Workshop Residence. […]

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January 29, 2015

Roundup: Philadelphia Celebrates Super Bowl 2015 With Game Day Food-And-Drink Deals To Take Out Or Eat In

Di Bruno Bros Wings

A photo posted by Di Bruno Bros. (@dibrunobros) on Jan 23, 2015 at 2:56pm PST Just because our Philadelphia Eagles didn’t fly to the big game this year is no excuse not to enjoy the NFL’s Super Bowl in 2015. This Sunday, February 1, the Seattle Seahawks face the New England Patriots at University of […]

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