Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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

Flavor your week with these 5 food events: Pop-up, Colombian, BBQ

Monday, October 5, 2015, 2:16 PM
Here's our 5 food picks for the first full week of October. The Philadelphia Museum of Art (2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.) gets into the seasonal spirit with a Oktoberfest pop-up beer garden on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Beginning at 6 p.m., hang out with Yards' Lady Birds Club and enjoy local brews, bratwursts... 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

What to see at the Forbes Under 30 Summit

Friday, October 2, 2015, 12:04 PM
Forbes’ Under 30 Summit returned 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

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

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
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