Sunday, October 4, 2015

Happy-hour hits in Northern Liberties

Friday, October 2, 2015, 1:17 PM
Whether you’re into sophisticated whiskey, party-ready margaritas, local craft drafts or cheap hipster cans, NoLibs has an early evening getaway that’s up your alley. Speaking of alleys, there’s even discounted bowling to be found on the North Second Street strip. Bar Ferdinand (1030... Read more

What to see at the Forbes Under 30 Summit

Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:04 PM
Forbes’ Under 30 Summit returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center (1101 Arch St.) on Sunday, Oct. 4 and runs until Wednesday, Oct. 7. The annual event, which debuted in Philadelphia last year, welcomes young tech, business, and entertainment influencers from around the globe. If you’re... Read more

Weekend event picks: Monster Jam, festivals & more

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 1:50 PM
After a historic few days last weekend, things are all but back to normal. Let’s just hope Joaquin decides he doesn’t want in on the plans. Here’s what’s going on this weekend. If you had a craving for a chance to watch 12-foot-tall-by-12-foot-wide trucks hurtle up to 130... Read more

Your guide: Fishtown Night Market

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 11:26 AM
Get ready to eat — a lot. The Food Trust’s final Night Market will take place today, Thursday, Oct. 1, and will occupy Frankford and Girard Avenues in Fishtown. This final food festival will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. and features Philadelphia’s best food trucks. Besides the eats... Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Philadelphia

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 3:24 PM
October doesn’t just bring us pumpkins and haunted attractions; it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Organizations and charities around Philadelphia host various events to improve the research and our knowledge of this disease. Here are some to check out. Have a beer for a good... Read more

October First Friday picks: Red Bull can art, parties & more

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 1:59 PM
Grab an umbrella and some pals on Friday, Oct. 2 — First Friday adventures are waiting. They grow up so fast. Celebrate the first birthday of N3rd Street, the section of North 3rd Street home to many tech, startup and creative agencies. These groups will convene in Liberty Lands Park (913-961... Read more

10 events to look forward to in October

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 11:03 AM
Autumn is officially here and there’s plenty to do. Check out these 10 events happening in October. CRAFT PHILA Liberty Bell Fair Saturday, Oct. 3 and Sunday, Oct. 4 6th and 7th Streets between Chestnut and Market Streets The city’s largest arts fair returns for two days of handmade crafts... Read more

Opera Philadelphia continues season with ‘La Traviata’ and Opera on the Mall

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 1:39 PM
Opera Philadelphia continues its fall season with an epic five-performance run at the Academy of Music (Broad and Locust Streets) with an American premiere of a new production of Italian composer Verdi’s “La Traviata.” Updated with a fresh twist, “La Traviata” takes place... Read more

Our monthly concert picks: October 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015, 3:21 PM
What we’re checking out this month! Thursday, October 1: Hall & Oates Of all the bands to emerge from Philadelphia in the past five decades, few rival Hall & Oates in terms of chart success, notoriety, and mass appeal. Since the early 1970s, the coiffed duo has churned out more than... Read more

This week in Philly: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Monday, September 28, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, Sept. 28 Grab some friends and escape the room. You’ve heard of the budding puzzle game where participants have a time limit to complete puzzling tasks in order to escape. This is the same thing, except you’re trapped in a... Read more
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