Friday, August 28, 2015

How to end your summer in Philly

Monday, August 17, 2015, 1:27 PM
The summer is almost over and boy did it go fast. As school and sweatshirt weather approach, Philly is a great place to end the season. Stay in the area, forget the Shore, and soak in these local activities and events: Jam to music outside Save the indoor concerts for the winter—unless your... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Sours, watermelon, Diner en blanc

Monday, August 17, 2015, 10:47 AM
Whether you’re hungry or thirsty, here are 5 notable food events to check out this week. Monday, Aug. 17 through Friday, Aug. 21, Devil’s Den (1148 S. 11th St.) turns into tart lane as Sourfest makes a return to the pub. Throughout the week, the entire draft tower will be full of various... Read more

This week in Philly: Aug. 17-Aug. 23

Monday, August 17, 2015, 3:00 AM
A few ways to spend your week in (and out of) Philly. Monday, Aug. 17 There’s a new sandwich in town. Eagles center Jason Kelce created his own Dietz and Watson sandwich consisting of pastrami brisket, Genoa salami, bacon… and more meats. You’re welcome to try it from 6 p.m. to... Read more

Exhibits, tours and other ways to celebrate Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia

Friday, August 14, 2015, 12:21 PM
This fall’s landmark event, the World Meeting of Families, an international religious event, brings with it Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. Throughout the festival’s duration, Tuesday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Sept. 27, and beyond, there are many exhibits, events and tours being... Read more

Weekend event picks: Festival of India, mojito march & more

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 2:41 PM
Monday through Thursday doesn’t stand a chance when it comes to the feeling you get when Friday rolls around. Don’t let boredom poke its ugly head into your weekend plans. Folkies, head out to Schwenksville for the 54th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, providing seven stages’... Read more

7 lunch deals offered in Midtown Village

Thursday, August 13, 2015, 10:51 AM
If you work in the Center City area, you know that Midtown Village is swarming with great places to eat. Out of all the food spots located in this part of town, you may be surprised ot find that some of your favorite offer great lunch deals. From an all-you-can-eat Indian buffet to Mexican pairing... Read more

End summer on a high note in Franklin Square

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 12:41 PM
Don’t get bogged down by back-to-school shopping and end-of-summer sadness. The weather’s still nice and things are still kicking over in Franklin Square (6th and Race Streets) throughout August and September. Undersea dwellers make a trip to the park on Saturday, Aug. 15. Adventure Aquarium... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: August 12–August 18

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 10:27 AM
What we’re seeing live this week! Thursday, August 13–Saturday, August 15: Milkboy Philly 4 Year Anniversary When Milkboy Philly first opened its doors in 2011, I remember being excited but skeptical: psyched because Center City at the time had a dearth of music venues, and skeptical... Read more

Tickets on sale for two public Philadelphia events with the Dalai Lama

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 1:21 PM
Following Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in September, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will make an appearance in the City of Brotherly love for a few events. Coinciding with His Holiness’ receiving of the 2015 Liberty Medal on Monday, Oct. 26, at the National Constitution Center (525... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Luau, bubbly, s'mores

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 11:26 AM
If you're trying to avoid the waves of people during Center City Restaurant Week, these upcoming food events should do the trick. Need an excuse to don your favorite Hawaiian shirt? Grey Lodge Pub’s (6235 Frankford Ave.) Luau celebrates the pub's 19th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 13. From... Read more
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