Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Kid-friendly Halloween parties around Philadelphia

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 2:33 PM
With Halloween approaching on Saturday, Oct. 31, we're sure you have your kids' costumes all planned out – but do you have a idea on where to go? Sure, door-to-door around the neighborhood can be great, but locations throughout Philadelphia offer some spook-tacular happenings just for children... Read more

What to do during Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 1:03 PM
Grab your broomsticks and head over to Chestnut Hill on Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17 for the annual Harry Potter Festival. The town transforms into Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley with decorations, festival-themed dining and shopping deals and appearances from franchise-familiar faces. Witches... Read more

Spooky Saturday: Halloween parties around Philadelphia

Monday, October 12, 2015, 2:50 PM
On Saturday, Oct. 31, it’s that time again – Halloween! Get ready to plan your costume and make way to one of these parties (if you dare). Thrilling art at its finest comes out on Saturday, Oct. 31 during Vox Populi’s (319 N. 11th St.) annual Blood Bath & Beyond Halloween fundraiser... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Pizza, Ales, PHeaSt

Monday, October 12, 2015, 11:11 AM
Happy Columbus Day! Here’s 5 food events to keep on your radar: Start your week off with a party! Stephen Starr’s Pizzeria Stella will host a 6th anniversary celebration at the Headhouse Square Shambles (200 block of South 2nd St.) on Monday, Oct. 12. From 2 to 9 p.m., festivities include... Read more

This week in Philly: Oct. 12-Oct. 18

Monday, October 12, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, Oct. 12 The kids are off from school and you’re looking for ways to make the day cool. (You are the cool parent/babysitter/aunt/uncle, right?) The Independence Seaport Museum (211 S. Columbus Blvd.) is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m... Read more

Amada celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a week of events

Friday, October 9, 2015, 10:45 AM
Dinner deals. We can’t get enough of them, right? Iron Chef Jose Garces’ Amada (217-219 Chestnut St.) turns 10 years old on Thursday, Oct. 15 . In celebration of the restaurant's decade of service, Garces is throwing Amadaversary – a week-long event of specials beginning Sunday,... Read more

Weekend event picks: RiverCity Festival, OutFest & more

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 3:01 PM
It’s a big weekend for arts, block parties and festivals. Get at it while you can, Philly! The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen wants to show you what they’ve been working on. Their fall Fine Craft Fair takes place in Rittenhouse Square (18th and Walnut Streets) where artisans will be... Read more

What to do during DesignPhiladelphia

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 2:21 PM
Whether your expertise and interest lie in urban planning, architecture, or industrial or graphic design, there’s a little something for every niche at DesignPhiladelphia, a citywide showcase of creative design. Running from Thursday, Oct. 8 through Friday, Oct. 16, the festival offers events... Read more

Family fall festival picks around Philadelphia

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 12:49 PM
Throughout October, people can spend their weekends at an array of haunted attractions, and food and beer festivals. Although these aren’t your family-friendly events, there’s plenty offered in and around Philadelphia for those with little ones. Here’s our kid-friendly event picks... Read more

Win Tickets to visit Terror Behind the Walls

Monday, October 5, 2015, 2:56 PM
Terror Behind the Walls, a haunted house hosted at Eastern State Penitentiary, celebrates its 25th year of bringing fear to the hearts of visitors. The penitentiary is rumored to have been haunted since the early 1940’s when inmates and officers alike reported mysterious visions and paranormal... Read more
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