Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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POSTED: Monday, September 15, 2014, 1:13 PM

Philadelphia’s Mexican Cultural Center held a festival for Mexico’s independence on Sunday at Penn’s landing as part of PECO’s Multicultural Series.

The event featured live three live bands and vendors offering traditional crafts amd food. Families of Hispanic heritage from around the Philadelphia area came out to celebrate.

POSTED: Monday, September 15, 2014, 12:23 PM
Despite the rain, a few hundred people still made it out to the Frankford Avenue "End of the Summer Block Party" held on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The event was organized by Toile owner, Bianca De Pietro, to celebrate all the different shops and restaurants located on a few block stretch of Frankford Avenue just north of Girard Avenue. 
POSTED: Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:57 AM
This past week, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at "The Magic Message presents Danny Krivit" on Friday and "Hot and Fun" at Medusa Lounge on Saturday.
POSTED: Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:42 PM

Brent Celek held his Fifth Annual Celebrity Waiter Night at Ocean Prime last night all in the name of Celek’s Take Flight Foundation. The mission of the organization is to provide opportunities, support and resources along with daily support and life-changing experiences to seriously-ill and physically-challenged children and families in need throughout Greater Philadelphia.

After practice, a few of his teammates came out to mingle with guests at the M&T Bank cocktail reception. A delicious three course dinner, prepared by Sous Chef Kaitlin Lamont and Executive Chef Mitch Brumels of Ocean Prime, was served to nearly 300 guests by Celek, Brad Smith, Riley Cooper, Todd Herremans, Connor Barwin, Mark Sanchez and James Casey.

Guests paid $350 for their dinner (all tickets included tax, gratuity and valet service) and an official Eagles football. The players happily signed the balls as they went to each table to greet the guests during dinner. Later on the Eagles were off and running as they told me they had to be up for a 3 AM practice. There was also an impressive silent auction, which included items from nearly every player. A Foles jersey sold for $700 to a very big fan of his, Erin Doherty. Acme Markets was one of the sponsors of the evening and presented a check to Celek for $30,000.

POSTED: Monday, September 8, 2014, 12:19 PM
This past week, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at "The Bounce" at The Barbary on Friday and "Philly Loves Native Tongues" at Johnny Brenda's on Saturday.
POSTED: Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:15 AM

The 6th annual Philly Naked Bike ride trekked 10 miles throughout the city beginning at Penn Treaty Park on Saturday September 6, 2014.

Hundreds of folks, both clothed and naked, hopped on their bikes, skateboards, and even rollerblades, for this yearly human parade.

POSTED: Friday, September 5, 2014, 2:53 PM
On Thursday September 4, Dilworth Plaza was re-opened as Dilworth Park after two years of construction. The renovation made the SEPTA Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines accessible by elevator and created a commuter-friendly public space. The park now features a fountain and a cafe on the south side of City Hall. As part of a day-long celebration, different dance and music acts from around the city performed. Visitors frolicked in a fountain which will turn ice skating rink in the winter. The next month is filled with activities in the space including movie nights, happy hours and concerts. A schedule is available on Center City DistrictParks website.
POSTED: Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 12:32 PM
This past week, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at "THURSDAYS AT SILK: with DJ Royale & special guest Just Dzle" at Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge on Thursday and "Bodyrock" featuring the Illvibe Collective ( Sonny James, Matthew Law, Skipmode, Lil Dave and Panek) on Friday.
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