Sunday, April 26, 2015

Weekend event picks: Namas Day, Flight Market & more

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 12:57 PM
If your recent lunch breaks have included a stroll outside, you’ll want to keep that trend going through the weekend. There’s enough outdoor and indoor entertainment to entertain the masses. The Philadelphia Artist Collective’s production of “The Fair Maid of the West,”... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: April 16, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 3:00 AM
Be the friend with all the coolest suggestions. For ladies: Many shops in Downtown Haddonfield (along Haddon Ave., Kings Highway, Tanner St., Mechanic St., Kings Court and Ellis St.) are offering discounts and promotions for Girls’ Night Out from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For a perfect pairing: Step... Read more

Vinyl-ly, it's national Record Store Day

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 18 marks national Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music stores that have been supporting your vinyl addictions since the beginning. Since 2008, many record labels, artists, and stores alike offer exclusive albums and deals to their valued customers. Artists... Read more

Franklin Flea heads to Headhouse Square for outdoor season

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 1:18 PM
Franklin Flea is taking some of the city’s best vendors to the great outdoors this year. Previously housed on the first floor of the Historic Strawbridge’s building at 8th and Market for its spring, fall and holiday seasons (with special dates at McCall Elementary School), the hit antique... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: April 15–April 21

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 11:26 AM
What we’re seeing live this week! Friday, April 17: Chris Forsyth and The Solar Motel Band Chris Forsyth, Philadelphian and Solar Motel Band leader, makes quintessential dude music — assuming, of course, that the dude in question enjoys classic rock, and long, indulgent guitar solos,... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 3:00 AM
Hump Day happenings. For body art: From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight (and every Wednesday in April), at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (26th St. and Benjamin Franklin Parkway) local tattoo artists will give free temporary tattoos and show original designs during Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights. For... Read more

Visitors Guide: Beaches

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:36 AM
Ocean City, NJ Beach tags required: Yes (ages 12 & up) Lifeguards on duty: Yes. More info here. Surfing permitted: Yes. 7th St., 16th St., Waverly St. Dogs permitted: October 1 - April 30 North Wildwood, Wildwoods, Wildwood Crest Beach tags required: No Lifeguards on duty: Yes. 10 a.m. to 5:30... Read more

Visitors Guide: Casinos

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:29 AM
SugarHouse Casino 1001 N Delaware Ave. (Delaware Ave.) Jam packed with hundreds of tables, various slots, and dining options, everyone is a winner here. Shuttle options are offered to and from the casino from various locations throughout Philadelphia. Parx Casino 2999 Street Rd. (Bensalem, Pa.) Not... Read more

Visitors Guide: Regional parks & outdoors

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:14 AM
FISHING Lake Nockamixon 1542 Mountain View Dr. (Quakertown, Pa.) Contains six launching areas that are open 24 hours a day. Many vessels from motorboats to kayaks to inflatable watercraft are invited on the lake, and a boat rental concession is open daily until Labor Day. Blue Marsh Lake 1268 Palisades... Read more

Visitors Guide: Sports & fun

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 11:52 PM
Wells Fargo Center 3601 S Broad St. (South Philadelphia) Home to the Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers, the Wells Fargo center not only hosts sporting events, but live performances such as Disney on Ice and concert performances from the likes of The Rolling Stones and Beyonce. Lincoln Financial Field 1... Read more
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