Tuesday, July 28, 2015

15 local shops offering frosty treats

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 4:10 PM
The blistering heat is getting to us all. Face it, you deserve a reward for dealing with this weather – and a frosty treat would be the perfect fit! Here are 15 local companies offering refreshing sweets, and a few participating in events this week. Little Baby’s Ice Cream (4903 Catherine... Read more

33 dance groups ‘come together’ for Koresh Dance Company festival

Monday, July 20, 2015, 1:00 PM
If the festival’s name didn’t already speak for itself, Koresh Dance Company’s Come Together Dance Festival blends the styles and cultures of 33 dance companies for the third annual festival. From Wednesday, July 22 through Sunday, July 26, five programs featuring dancers from Philadanco... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Macarons, Main Line, bacon

Monday, July 20, 2015, 10:57 AM
If the heat is keeping you inside the house, these 5 food events should get you out the door in no time. This week, learn the story behind the French pastry -- the macaron; enjoy a boat party on the Moshulu; or celebrate culinary excellence on Thursday during the Best of the Main Line. Here are our... Read more

This week in Philly: July 20-July 26

Monday, July 20, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, July 20 Over the course of this two-hour bike tour, sightseers will get views of the Liberty Bell, art museum, Love Park and more. Wheel Fun guided bike tours depart at 11 a.m. on Monday (and Tuesday through Friday, too) from the Independence... Read more

Reading Terminal Market's Sidewalk Sizzle & Ice Cream Freeze fest returns Saturday

Friday, July 17, 2015, 12:01 PM
As if you needed another reason to visit the Reading Terminal Market (51 N. 12th St.), on Saturday, July 18, local vendors and restaurants will host the annual Sidewalk Sizzle and Ice Cream Freeze festival inside the shopping zone. Although the market opens at 8 a.m., the party begins at 10 a.m. and... Read more

Weekend event picks: Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Cook-off, Sandblast & more

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 9:02 AM
Summer’s in full swing this weekend with food and shore events alike. Plan your hangouts accordingly. Philadelphia’s World TeamTennis team, the Philadelphia Freedoms kick off a series of home matches at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 16 at the Pavilion at Villanova University (Dundale and North... Read more

What to see during Five Dollar Comedy Week

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 4:12 PM
Coming from the minds of Kate Banford and Aaron Nevins, Five Dollar Comedy Week returns for its second summer season featuring 30 original performances for only $5. Taking place at the Plays & Players Theater, performances will run Monday, July 20 through July, 26 and include stand-ups, workshops... Read more

Gay to do: Sand Blast 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 2:19 PM
The raucous and wild Sand Blast returns to Atlantic City this weekend. Gays will flock to the seaside resort to soak up all the beach, booze and boys for three days of events. In anticipation of the party’s return to Atlantic City, we’ve put together this field guide to help you get the... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: July 15-21

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 11:28 AM
What we’re seeing live this week Thursday, July 16: Neil Young My dad, occasionally old crank, has noted he thinks he’d get along great with Neil Young because “they’re both grumps”; local vibe-makers Needle Points once remarked that their fave summertime groups include... Read more

Butchering 101: A culinary class for women

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 1:01 PM
Women of Philadelphia: If you want to learn how to slice and dice some prime meats, now’s your chance. On Sunday, July 19, Kensington Quarters’ (1310 Frankford Ave.) head butcher Heather Thomason will host an educational and demonstrational workshop about cutting meats on the second floor... Read more
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