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Archive: August, 2013

POSTED: Monday, August 26, 2013, 10:58 AM

This past weekend, photographer Tim Blackwell made a stop at MIGHTY at Silk City Bar and Lounge.

POSTED: Friday, August 23, 2013, 2:55 PM

This summer's most sought-after local event, Dîner en Blanc, returned to Philly for its second year Thursday night.

The pop-up picnic took place on the JFK Bridge with 30th St. Station illuminating the backdrop of the "secret" dinner. The concept, originating in Paris, is part-feast, part-spectacle. Dîner en Blanc founder Francois Pasquier wanted his guests to wear white to a picnic so they could easily find each other.

The event has now spread to 40 cities around the globe. Attendees clad in head-to-toe white packed their own food, drinks and settings. Thousands gathered for the romantic event, surrounded by friends and strangers - many of whom became chummy by evening's end.

POSTED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:34 PM

Photographer Tim Blackwell made a stop at Workout! at Silk City Bar and Lounge and Phsh Tank at Kung Fu Necktie this weekend.

Check out his images, below.

POSTED: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 9:58 AM

On Saturday, August 17 the third annual Philadelphia Geek Awards were held at the Academy of the Natural Sciences of Drexel University to honor the greatest geeks of the Philadelphia region. From local game developers to comic book artists, social media marketers to the arts & culture community, the awards highlighted a bit of everything.

The black tie affair hosted more than 300 guests who enjoyed an evening of cocktails and an entertaining award ceremony.

Here are this year's winners:

POSTED: Friday, August 16, 2013, 5:22 PM

The Hamels Foundation held its 4th Annual Diamonds and Denim Charity event at Vie, 600 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia on Thursday, August 15th, 2013. Diamonds and Denim mixes casual wear with formal wear, providing a unique atmosphere for guests to dress up in their favorite denim with as much “bling” as they want!

The event was filled with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a three-course dinner, dessert as well as silent and live auctions with live music from Lifehouse. The Hamels Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of children through the power of education, here in the U.S. and abroad.

POSTED: Monday, August 12, 2013, 1:26 PM

This past weekend, photographer Tim Blackwell made a stop at Sundae at Morgan's Pier and Love Jawn Presents Hiatus Kaiyote at The Balcony at the Trocadero Theatre.

POSTED: Monday, August 5, 2013, 2:52 PM

This past weekend, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at "The Bounce" at The Barbary and "The Tucker & Bloom x Rich Medina 45 Bag Release Party" at Kung Fu Necktie.

POSTED: Monday, August 5, 2013, 11:33 AM

Old City-based designer co-op US*U.S. held a fashionable First Friday summer bash to kick off the weekend.

At the event, models were dressed to-the-nines in a slew of the boutique's "Made in America" offerings, including locally-made brands like Lele, Mariel Rojo, Aso Damisi, Secret Bohemia, Lobo Mau, Katie Yamaguchi, and Lila Ila Ecochic.

DJ Chaisley Lussier provided party tunes all night long for the nearly 200 guests who attended the event.

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