Saturday, August 29, 2015

Labor Day picks at the NJ Shore

Friday, August 28, 2015, 3:27 PM
Is the thought of summer ending giving you the blues? If so, cheer up — you still have Labor Day weekend! Here are some things to do if you’re visiting the shore. Wildwoods Can you nail that 100 hole every time in Skee ball? Well, if so, show off your skills during Ed’s Funcade’s... Read more

Arden Theatre hosts charity performance for Eli Kulp

Friday, August 28, 2015, 10:37 AM
On Tuesday, May 12, Chef Eli Kulp of Fork Restaurant (306 Market St.) suffered a severe spinal injury during the derailment of Amtrak Train 188 — leaving him paralyzed. With the help from local chefs, food lovers, and even children, the Kulp family has received over $67,000 in charity. Now... Read more

Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with ‘The Big Lebowski’-themed bowling fundraiser

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4:17 PM
Dude, let’s go bowling. There’s only one place in Philly where you can channel the bowling prowess of The Big Lebowski and that’s at Saturday, Aug. 29’s The Dude Hates Cancer charity bowling tournament. All donations and charitable team registrations will benefit the Leukemia... Read more

Weekend event picks: Invisible River, art markets & more

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 2:46 PM
We hate to alarm you, but it’s the last weekend in August and the last one before Labor Day. Before the holiday weekend craziness kicks in, take advantage of one more calm summer weekend. Never before thought of as a prime happy hour spot, the Mütter Museum (19 S. 22nd St.) is changing... Read more

Top of the Tower hosts special dining experiences during the World Meeting of Families

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 1:43 PM
If the massive swarms of people are making you uninterested in seeing Pope Francis — don’t sweat — there’s a solution, and it's 50 floors up. The Top of the Tower (1717 Arch St.) venue at Three Logan Square will organize a special brunch occasion to serve visitors and locals... Read more

Monthly buzz: Beer events pouring in September

Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 4:02 PM
This September, there’s a beer event in Philly for every type of drinker. For partiers, there are three craft beer events certainly not to miss. For the beer snobs, Monk’s Café will host a very special pouring event. And for those who just love beer, I’m sure all nine of these... Read more

What to do at the Philly Zine Fest

Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 2:21 PM
Philly is all about independent publishing, and small presses are showing off their best at the Philly Zine Fest on Sunday, Aug. 30. From noon to 7 p.m. at the Rotunda (4014 Walnut St.) nearly 40 exhibitors will show off their publications, ranging from sketches inspired by interview bits from MTV’s... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: August 26–September 1

Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 10:46 AM
Picks for the last week of August! Thursday, August 27: Meg Baird It’s hard to believe it’s been three years since Meg Baird — Philly’s honey-tongued folk songstress and founding member of Espers — left the City of Brotherly Love for the West Coast. I feel like it was... Read more

10 events to look forward to in September

Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 2:55 PM
With all the attention focusing on Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27, other events this upcoming month may be forgotten — except they shouldn’t. Here are 10 other events to look forward to: Made in America Saturday, Sept. 5 & Sunday... Read more

A guide to Philadelphia Fashion Week

Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 2:25 PM
Cravers of couture don’t need to travel to Milan, Paris or New York for a steady dose of fashion: Philadelphia Fashion Week is poking its stylish head back into our lives. Extending from Monday, Aug. 31 through Friday, Sept. 4, the week brings both local and visiting designers to runways across... Read more
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