Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Check it out! 'Sons of Ben: The Movie'

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 2:24 PM
For the love of the beautiful game, and our local soccer team, there's a new documentary that chronicles the building of the Philadelphia Union franchise, and more importantly the supporters behind it. The film will debut at the Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) on Wednesday, June 10. The documentary, titled... Read more

Philly gets first burlesque festival

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12:27 PM
From the days of vaudeville until now, Philadelphia’s been enamored with the shimmying spectacle of burlesque. Now, the first-ever Philadelphia Burlesque Festival blends old school with new school for a four-day event featuring performances from talent hailing from top cities like Philly, New... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: May 27–June 2

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 11:01 AM
Picks for the first unofficial week of summer! Friday, May 29: The Chairman Dances West Philly’s The Chairman Dances craft quirky, wordy, art pop, inspired by literature, art, and classical music — such as the 1985 outtake of John Adams’s Nixon in China, from which they take their... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 27, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 3:00 AM
It may be hot, but these events are hotter. For lunch: Members of the Bay-Atlantic Symphony will play the soothing sounds of Bach while you munch on a 12:30 p.m. lunch at the Carriage House Café and Tearoom (1048 Washington St., Cape May). For a joint performance: Young, local dancers from... Read more

Speakeasy Stroll to preview Jazz Age on the Delaware

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 4:22 PM
Although pop-up beer gardens weren’t legally around in the 1920s, we can relive them as if they were as the Glen Foerd Mansion (5001 Grant Ave.) will host a series of outdoor lawn parties entitled “Jazz Age on the Delaware.” Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, the parties will vary in vintage-food... Read more

What's in store for Philly Beer Week 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3:44 PM
Starting Friday, May 29, through Sunday, June 7, Philly Beer Week returns for a weeklong celebration all about brew. This year's has everything, such as tap takeovers, Q&A’s, pub crawls, and even a boozy pop-up golf course. Philadelphians and visitors will not want to miss out. With hundreds... Read more

E. Passyunk Ave. heads into summer with neighborhood events

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 1:13 PM
It’s no secret that East Passyunk Ave. is a bustling hotspot for great eats, events and art. The community heads into warmer months with an exciting roster of events for all ages and interests. Beat the midweek blues with an after-work shopping and dining feature every Wednesday from May 27... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Wine, competition, cocktails

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 9:27 AM
During this week’s food events, guests can get a little taste of Spain as winery Raventos I Blanc visits Volver. Towsend celebrates one year with a wine-pairing dinner. And for those who like exercise with a nice glass of red wine, Bistro St. Tropez is your spot. Check out these 5 food events... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 26, 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3:00 AM
Back to the grind today. For a stretch: Get your shortened workweek started with a free yoga class on Race Street Pier (Race St. and Columbus Blvd.) starting at 7 a.m. Another class is held at 6 p.m. For primping: Beauty experts will be dolling up the masses at the Market and Shops at Comcast Center... Read more

A guide to Spruce Street Harbor Park & Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:54 PM
Last year, the Delaware River Waterfront got an exciting seasonal addition in Spruce Street Harbor Park — and it was awesome. The ambiance, boardwalk, games, hammocks, fire pits, food — the works — lead the park to be lauded by the Huffington Post as one of the world’s best... Read more
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