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POSTED: Monday, March 24, 2014, 2:41 PM
This week, photographer Tim Blackwell stopped "99" at Saint Lazarus Bar, "Thursdays at Silk City,” "Ejeca" at The Dolphin Tavern and "Chili Bowl 5" at The Ukie Club.
POSTED: Monday, March 24, 2014, 2:11 PM

NHS Human Services Foundation hosted the 10th annual Goals for Giving Hockey Benefit at the Flyers Skate Zone in Philadelphia, on Sunday March 23, 2014. The NHS team, comprised of employees and friends, played a game against the Flyers Alumni hockey team, led by Brian Propp.

There were games and raffles for prizes and merchandise, including Chuck a Puck for a Buck, where fans threw pucks onto the ice trying to get it the closest to a designated hockey player, there was also a raffle for great prizes and merchandise on sale. The Flyers Alumni team won the game 9-2, but there were smiles all around, even during the "fight on the ice." The after party was held at Chickie’s & Pete’s on Roosevelt Blvd, where there was a meet and greet with players, contests and food. Nearly $110,000 was raised at the event.

POSTED: Friday, March 21, 2014, 1:43 PM

Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy P.C. hosted their 12th annual "Zarwin Baum March Madness" party on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Since starting the event, which is held for their clients, business partners, friends and leaders, it has outgrown three different venues. This was the second year in a row it's been held at the Crystal Tea Room, and over 2,000 people stopped by the nine hour party which showcased the first day of the NCAA games on large screens throughout the venue.

There was also a cigar bar, and a game room with basketball throws and virtual golf. The food featured Philly cheesesteaks, hamburgers and hotdogs, fries and an open bar. There was an extensive silent auction, as well as a live auction, to raise money for Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, which Zarwin Baum as a long time supporter.

POSTED: Monday, March 17, 2014, 6:27 PM

The National Museum of American Jewish History held its annual Masquerade Ball in celebration of Purim on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Over 300 people from the Young Friends of NMAJH, Moishe House Philadelphia and Hillel’s Jewish Graduate Student Network dressed up in their best costumes to honor the Jewish holiday. Guests danced and took part in a costume contest during the celebration. 

Guests enjoyed light bites and an open bar in the NMAJH Ballroom, which overlooks Independence Mall. They also experienced the new exhibition entitled Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American, which explores baseball and the fans, players and characters that helped shape the American pastime.  There was also a costume party, with a winner in the women's and men's category, as well as best dress couple.

POSTED: Monday, March 17, 2014, 1:53 PM
This week, photographer Tim Blackwell stopped at "Friends and Fam," at Kung Fu Necktie, "Wax On," at Saint Lazarus Bar and "Little Big Things," at The Trestle Inn.
POSTED: Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:47 PM

Bi at Sundown, the new bi-weekly Sunday night party produced by Bruce Yelk and George Lopez, kicked off last night at Lit Ultrabar in Northern Liberties.

Resident DJ Robbie Tronco spun for the first two hours before LA-based The Perry Twins arrived to spin for the rest of the night. Doors opened at 7:04PM, as the sun set, and guests were treated to a one hour open bar, before drink specials and go-go dancers kicked in during the 8 o'clock hour.

The next Bi at Sundown dance party is March 30, with Miami DJ Tracy Young, who's mixed for Madonna quite a few times.

POSTED: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 1:38 PM

The Philadelphia Union Foundation held its 2nd Annual Cocktails & Cleats Celebration at Vie on Wednesday, March 13, 2014. The evening began with a cocktail reception and a delicious spread of seafood and pasta. The team posed for photos with fans on the red carpet before dinner. The master of ceremonies was Amy Fadool, Emmy award-winning sports anchor for Comcast SportsNet. The event honored Bob Kozlowski and Walter Bahr. Kozlowski has a long history of service in the soccer community as an employee of the Philadelphia Department of Recreation and he also volunteers as a coach to youth teams in his free time. Bahr is a legend in the soccer world and among the most successful coaches in the history of Penn State.

The foundation’s mission is to empower children and encourage education, fitness and healthy eating. They offer after-school activities, safe fields to play soccer at, and nutritional information to promote healthy lifestyles for young people.

POSTED: Monday, March 10, 2014, 6:02 PM

Brewer’s Plate, an annual event featuring delicious beer and food pairings, took place at the Kimmel Center on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Guests enjoyed dishes cooked up by top-notch Philadelphia restaurants including Alla Spina, Varga Bar, White Dog Cafe, and desserts from Night Bakery, Caporgiro and Franklin Fountain.

The party kicked off with a VIP event featuring a contest that pinned seven of Jose Garces' restaurants against each other. “Sausage Showdown: The Best of the Wurst,” was a battle for the best tasting and most inventive sausage and beer combination, which was judged by Jose Garces, Ann Karlan, Brent Celek, Marc Summers, Bill Covaleski and Sheena Parveen. All of the proceeds from the event benefited Fair Food, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting Philadelphia’s healthy and sustainable local food system.

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