Tuesday, May 5, 2015

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 5, 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3:00 AM
Today’s cure-all. For a morning stroll: You’ll need your eyes (bring binoculars) and ears for this 8 a.m. walk through Lorimer Park (183 Moredon Rd., Huntingdon Valley) to spot songbirds. For a wooden boy: All Pinocchio wants is to be a real boy. See an original musical adaptation for... Read more

In the galleries: Art picks for May

Monday, May 4, 2015, 2:51 PM
Flowers aren’t the only things that are blooming this spring. Great art is sprouting in galleries and museums throughout the area in May. In an online, digital world, it's only natural that forms of artistic expression have taken that turn as well. Esther Klein Gallery (3600 Market St.) holds... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Mexican, dining, wine

Monday, May 4, 2015, 12:19 PM
Festivals galore happened this past weekend, but that’s not the end. Throughout the week, food festivals in Philadelphia take the spotlight as the Taste of Three Cities takes place at Xfinity Live!, The Philadelphia Wine & Food Festival pours at Lincoln Financial Field, and El Rey throws... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 4, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:00 AM
May the Fourth be with you. For kids: Three-to-five year old tots can get their hands on some instruments while listening to stories set to the sounds of the Philadelphia Orchestra during their Sound All Around program at the Academy of Music (Broad and Locust Streets). There are two sessions: 10... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015, 3:00 AM
Grab your shades and chill out. For pooches: It’s a dog’s day out at WMGK’s 13th Annual DeBella Dog Walk. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dog owners can take their four-legged buds to Green Lane Park (2144 Snyder Rd., Green Lane) to play game — like musical hoops and doggie tic tac... Read more

National Burger Month specials around Philadelphia

Friday, May 1, 2015, 2:59 PM
Friday, May 1 welcomes National Burger Month. Patties all over the City of Philadelphia are being celebrated at select locations. Whether it’s a burger-of-the-day deal or a special beefy offering, guests can fulfill their hunger cravings at these locations. Bank and Bourbon (1200 Market St... Read more

Block parties, specials & other local ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Friday, May 1, 2015, 12:19 PM
Is it the celebration of Mexico’s independence? (Nah.) Is it a day commemorating a battle? (Yeah.) Whatever the cause for celebration, Cinco de Mayo has become an excuse to indulge in Mexican culture and cuisine. We’ll take some guac with that. Make a week of it. Cantina Dos Segundos... Read more

Gay To Do: 'Kinky Boots,' Dining Out, & more

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 4:52 PM
Kinky Boots The fabulous smash-hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots has already stormed into Philly, and will run at the Forrest Theatre (1114 Walnut St.) until Sunday, May 10. Boots tells the story of Charlie Price who forms an unlikely partnership with drag queen Lola to save his struggling shoe factory... Read more

Art Sanctuary’s Celebration of Black Writing sets events for May

Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:35 PM
Over the course of a month, Philadelphia creative community space, Art Sanctuary (628 S. 16th St.) hosts the 31st annual Celebration of Black Writing, a 31-day initiative throughout May that welcomes writers, artists and the public in exploring African American literature. Throughout the course of... Read more

Ripe for the pickin': Local farms offering pick-your-own produce options

Monday, April 27, 2015, 1:30 PM
When the sun is showing, the crops are growing. Local farmers provide us with seasonal produce options each year for our eating pleasure. Make your outdoor picnics more personal by using vegetables and fruits you've picked. Check out these local farms. Linvilla Orchids 137 W. Knowlton Road (Media... Read more
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