Friday, October 9, 2015

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

8 happy hour deals in Fairmount

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 1:01 PM
Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood is surrounded by historic museums and beautiful homes, but what it also has are great bars. Throughout the area, eight establishments offer top-notch happy hour deals throughout the week. London Grill (2301-2303 Fairmount Ave.) If small bars with a historic feel... Read more

What to see during the Philadelphia Collection

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 3:18 PM
We’re pretty stylish here in Philly. Highlighting local fashion and style, the Philadelphia Collection returns with nearly 40 events from Wednesday, Oct. 7 through Wednesday, Oct. 19 for any sartorial gal or guy. Dudes, this one’s for you. On Wednesday, Oct. 7, Metro Men's Clothing (1600... Read more

Philly-bred Kate McCabe hosts movie salon at PhilaMOCA

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 2:48 PM
When PhilaMoca presents Romance, Apocalypse and Moon Landings, the Twilight Worlds of Kate McCabe on Wednesday October 7, the event won't just feature the experimental filmmaker's newest cinematic work, You and I Remain. The evening, a salon with the artist in tow, promises to be something between... Read more

Your guide: Old City Fest

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:55 AM
The Old City District gets into the street fair action on Sunday, Oct. 11 with the return of its annual block party. Taking place from noon to 6 p.m. along North 3rd and Arch Streets, the festival celebrates art, fashion, design, and everything else the neighborhood has to offer. Here’s a guide... 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

In the galleries: Art picks for October

Monday, October 5, 2015, 4:05 PM
With both the leaves and temperatures falling, you may be looking for a sweet escape. Here are some new art picks at local museums and galleries. Melding past with present is British artist Marcus Harvey’s latest work at Locks Gallery (600 Washington Square South). A collection of paintings... 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

This week in Philly: Oct. 5-Oct. 11

Monday, October 5, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, Oct. 5 Start the week with a healthy dose of death. Death experts — if there ever were such a thing — like medical examiners, cemetery director of programs, authors, museum curators and more will speak on the subjects they... Read more
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