Monday, May 25, 2015

POSTED: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 2:33 PM

Last night the Delaware River Waterfront Corp (DRWC) hosted a fundraiser preview party for Spruce Street Harbor Park presented by Univest/Valley Green Bank (SSHP) this summer.

Guests enjoyed specialty cocktails and wine in addition to unlimited delicious bites from vendors like Garces Group, serving Kobe Hot Dogs, ribs and my favorite Chifa fried chicken.

You'll also find Federal Donuts serving their popular donuts and friend chicken. There's also delicious ice cream from Franklin Fountain. They have all the fun things they had last year – a life-sized chess game, shuffle board and arcade games – and loads of places to sit and hang.

POSTED: Monday, May 18, 2015, 2:48 PM
This past weekend photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at "So Far Gone" at Dolphin Tavern, the 114th Annual Student Exhibition opening reception at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, "Tastytreats" at Silk City Bar & Lounge, "Friends & Fam" at Kung Fu Necktie, and "Do You Wanna Boogie?" at South Bowl Philly.
POSTED: Monday, May 18, 2015, 12:43 PM
The 9th annual Italian Market Festival took over a large radius of the South Philadelphia are this weekend on May 16 and 17.

Local shops, food vendors, and live entertainment attracted locals and visitors to the legendary market area where the weather was hot but spirits were energetic.

POSTED: Monday, May 11, 2015, 1:49 PM

The International House of Philadelphia held its 54th annual Global Gala event on Saturday May 9, 2015 on site.

The event featured food, arts, music and culture of Korea. There was a family style Korean-themed dinner, served family style, and a program honoring Councilman David Oh, Philadelphia’s first Asian city councilman.

After dinner a Global Gala After-Party was held in the auditorium and all of the students from the International House were invited to attend. The party featured desserts, an open bar, live dance, vocal performances, a DJ spinning “K-Pop” & dance music, and late night karaoke in two languages – English and Korean.

POSTED: Monday, May 11, 2015, 1:15 PM
Last week photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at the Atmosphere show at The Trocadero on Wednesday, the Grandmaster Flash appearance at Coda on Thursday, "Ex Nihilo" exhibit at Get Up gallery and the UBIQ and Converse on Friday.
POSTED: Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:42 PM
This past weekend, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at "The Bounce" party at The Barbary and AGORA men's clothing store First Friday event on Friday and I Love Makonnen's show at Underground Arts on Saturday.
POSTED: Monday, May 4, 2015, 1:30 PM

South Street Spring Festival attracted a record number of people to its 3rd annual event as 55,000 plus festival goers enjoyed a day with Philadelphia’s best sounds, tastes, sips, shopping and sights on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

The eight-block party closed down South Street from Front to 8th Streets, and also took over Headhouse Plaza (between South and Lombard) which included a stage with a giant lawn complete with grass, chairs, games and beach balls.

More than 30 eateries, bars and food trucks served signature and special dishes and drinks and 40 bands will rocked three stages and seven performance areas. There were over 100 vendors selling goodies from tie-dye shirts, to fragrant soaps to art work.

POSTED: Friday, May 1, 2015, 5:30 PM

Thursday night, April 30, the annual Spring Awakening party was held at Stratus Rooftop Lounge to kick off warmer months at Philly's highest party place.

The weather was fantastic, with a bit of chill in the air, but NBC Philadelphia's Sheena Parveen promises us warmer days a head.

Guests enjoyed music by a DJ alongside a band that included several drum solos to get the crowd on the dance floor.

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