Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Burgers, brews, franks

Monday, July 13, 2015, 10:38 AM
This week, Philly’s food events lay low until Thursday, July 16, but the wait is worth it. We have a restaurant week special in University City, a Belgian brew special with Duvel, and a summer favorite – a hot dog competition. Take part in any (or all) of these 5 food events. On Thursday... Read more

This week in Philly: July 13-July 19

Monday, July 13, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, July 13 Wine on a Monday afternoon? Why not? Tour Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (600 S. Railroad Ave., Rio Grande, N.J.) at 1 p.m. Get knowledge about winemaking from the growing process to the barreling. Oh yeah, and taste the stuff... Read more

'Go Set a Watchman': Where to buy and celebrate in our area

Friday, July 10, 2015, 10:41 AM
Harper Lee's highly anticipated novel will be celebrated in the tri-state area. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Barnes & Noble stores throughout the area will read Mockingbird from start to finish. The Read-A-Thon will feature guest readers, local authors, or celebrities. On Tuesday, Watchman day, Barnes... Read more

A preview of Phoenixville's 2015 Blobfest

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 4:15 PM
Run for your lives! Blobfest returns to Phoenixville from Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 12. For those who didn’t know, an unforgettable scene in the 1958 classic sci-fi film, The Blob, was filmed at the Colonial Theatre (227 Bridge St.). In the scene, movie viewers are enjoying a film... Read more

Weekend event picks: BalletX, cornhole competition & more

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 2:27 PM
You made it through a post-holiday week. Now congratulate yourself with some serious good times. For the final program in its 2014-2015 season, BalletX teams up with choreographer Adam Hougland — who’s commissioned over 55 world premieres for the company in the last nine years —... Read more

Storm the Bastille this weekend

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 12:47 PM
We don't live in Paris and we certainly have had our own revolution(s) to contend with, but that's no reason that Philly's Francophile elite shouldn't observe La Fête nationale – the French National celebration known as Bastille Day. Commemorating that particular bastille's storming,... Read more

Pop-up park The Oval returns with all-ages entertainment

Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 3:29 PM
The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation bring back their sweet summer pop-up treat: The Oval (2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). Returning on Thursday, July 16, the park has six weeks’ worth — through Sunday Aug. 23 — of activities for families and beer... Read more
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