Saturday, September 5, 2015

A survivor’s guide to Made in America: What to do, eat, download

Friday, September 4, 2015, 2:20 PM
Yes, Made in America is a music festival. But it’s so much more than that. It’s a sonic marathon. It’s a two-day stretch of strategies on how to keep your phone alive for 10-plus hours. It’s a mission to stay hydrated and fed without breaking the bank. Here, we provide some... Read more

7 queer happenings you can’t miss at this year’s FringeArts Festival

Thursday, September 3, 2015, 2:16 PM
Growing Into My Beard: I've Seen The Future A coming-out and coming-of-age story, “Growing Into My Beard” has 11 performances at four different venues all around Philadelphia throughout the festival. Singer-songwriter Bay Bryan’s comedy combines live music and personal narrative... Read more

8 happy hour deals in Manayunk

Thursday, September 3, 2015, 12:57 PM
Center City, Northern Liberties, and other surrounding neighborhoods always get the spotlight when it comes to bars with great weekly drink deals. Well, happy hours exist in other Philadelphia neighborhoods, and Manayunk is one of them. Here are eight places to enjoy some brews with your crew. Old... Read more

September First Friday picks: Receptions, jazz & more

Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 3:32 PM
First Friday is the perfect segue into Labor Day Weekend. Grab your buds and toast to the end of the summer on Friday, Sept. 4. A garage sale in an actual garage? That’s what you’re getting with West Chester’s Vintage Market, where vintage and antique vendors will be selling their... Read more

Tailgating options for Temple vs. Penn State game

Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 1:32 PM
Football season is back, and what better way to kick things off for a Pennsylvania rivalry game? On Saturday, Sept. 5, the Temple University Owls will host the Penn State Nittany Lions at Lincoln Financial Field (1 Lincoln Financial Way). Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. Whether you’re going to the... Read more

How to spend your Labor Day Weekend in Philly

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 3:37 PM
Shore traffic can be a bummer. So avoid it completely. Here are some city-based ways to spend your Labor Day Weekend. To kick off Budweiser Made in America weekend, the famous Budweiser Clydesdales are making an appearance at Urban Saloon (2120 Fairmount Ave.) on Thursday, Sept. 3. To celebrate, there’ll... Read more

Morgan's Pier extends season with Fall Fest

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 1:35 PM
If you couldn’t get enough of Morgan’s Pier (221 N. Columbus Blvd.) summer beer garden, you still have time — and this year it extends through Saturday, Oct. 31. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 23, Morgan’s Pier presents Fall Fest: six weeks of autumn-themed events including pumpkin... Read more

Our monthly concert picks: September 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015, 5:13 PM
What we’re checking out this month! Saturday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 6: Made in America It’s hard to believe it’s already year four for Made in America — it seems like just yesterday that Jay Z was on hand at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announcing a brand new festival... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Wings, BBQ, steak

Monday, August 31, 2015, 10:44 AM
With Labor Day weekend beginning on Friday, you know barbecues would be in this week’s food picks. Besides diggin’ into ribs and chicken dinners, you can take part of the drink specials at CCD’s final SIPS, chow down on fried chicken, or feast on steak at a special price. Here are... Read more

This week in Philly: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Monday, August 31, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, Aug. 31 Spend an afternoon touring the places where Cape May’s finest libations are made. This self-guided tour, starting at noon, will let you peruse at your own pace the selected wineries and brewery — Natali Vineyards, Hawk... Read more
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