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December 19, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia 2015: The Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over The Delaware River At 6 P.M. And Midnight

Where will you be for the final countdown to the New Year? Ring in 2015 with either of two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River waterfront as SugarHouse Casino once again presents a double dose of New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics. For those on the waterfront, listen for piped music in conjunction with the spectacle. […]

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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

ANSP

If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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December 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Last-Minute Holiday Shopping, Manayunk Solstice Fire, RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square’s Holiday Festival, Christmas Village, The Nutcracker, Franklin Flea And More

Christmas Village

As the last weekend before Christmas merrily arrives, it’s the holiday shopping events we’re looking to for their one-of-a-kind finds and holiday sales. This weekend, Franklin Flea takes to the historic Strawbridge’s building for one final pop-up shop of the season, and well-loved shopping destinations like Christmas Village, PHAIR at Franklin Square and Art Star […]

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December 19, 2014

Coming Attraction: Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art This Winter, January 10-April 5, 2015

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s vast collections of fine works are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected impressive pieces of […]

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December 19, 2014

Head To Old City For Free Hot Chocolate And Live Music During The First Old City Holiday Music Choctacular, Saturdays, December 20 And 27

Head To Old City For Free Hot Chocolate And Live Music During The First Old City Holiday Music Choctacular, Saturdays, December 20 And 27

Warm both belly and soul this holiday season with a sweet new event in Old City. This Saturday, December 20 and next Saturday, December 27, the first-ever Old City Holiday Music Choctacular hits the cobblestones of one of Philadelphia’s oldest neighborhoods. From 1 to 5 p.m., live holiday music and jazz will fill the air […]

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December 18, 2014

Tonight Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Opening Night For Palladino’s, Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl In Fairmount And More

Winterfest

Kick that holiday spirit into high gear, folks! Christmas is exactly one week away. Make your way to super-popular holiday attractions like the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, RiverRink Winterfest, the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Christmas Village and more. The Fairmount neighborhood welcomes crowds for its annual Reindeer Romp Bar Crawl, which brings drink deals to […]

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December 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Luke Palladino Debuts His First Philadelphia Restaurant On East Passyunk Avenue Today, Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

For years, diners have flocked to the South Philadelphia neighborhood of East Passyunk for its restaurants, particularly its red-gravy Italian joints. In recent years, though, a neighborhood renaissance has brought a wave of contemporary eateries that’s enticed folks to head south for not only great Italian, but also superlative contemporary cuisine. Now, a new neighbor […]

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December 18, 2014

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

MummersFest Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Peek Into The Mummers Parade With Tours And Hands-On Fun, December 28-31

Every January 1, while most of the country is recovering from their New Year’s Eve celebrations, the party in Philly is just hitting its stride as the Mummers march down Broad Street. But thanks to MummersFest, you don’t have to wait until New Year’s Day (or stand in the cold!) to marvel at the amazing […]

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December 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

Tonight Picks: After-Dark Holiday Happenings, Christmas Bar Crawl On South Street, Last Stag And Doe Night In Chestnut Hill, BYOB Screening Of Love Actually And More

With Christmas Eve just one week (!) away, the city is buzzing with holiday happenings and tons of holiday cheer. The South Street neighborhood hosts the Santa’s South Street Stumble Bar Crawl, which will hit 12 bars in the neighborhood and provide revelers with drink discounts for some post-work fun. It’s the final Wednesday for […]

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December 17, 2014

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Community Supported Ice Cream Program 2015 Sign-Ups Are Open Through Wednesday, December 24

Little Baby's

Who doesn’t need a little extra sweetness to get through the doldrums of winter? Thankfully, as we hit peak darkness, there is a solution: Little Baby’s Ice Cream offers what very well may be the world’s first and only Community Supported Ice Cream program. That’s CSIC for short. Declaring it a strike against the enemy […]

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