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Archive: April, 2013

Making Time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Little Boots, Tiger & Woods and Beach Fossils

Friday, April 26, 2013, 3:48 PM
Have you recovered from last week's Making Time yet? Neither have we. In less than two weeks, MT is bringing to Philadelphia yet another stellar line-up of live acts; this time it all just happens to fall on the eve of Cinco de Mayo: Making Tiempo. On Saturday, May 4th, at Voyeur Night club, enjoying... Read more

6 things you need to know about Saturday's PIFA Street Fair

Friday, April 26, 2013, 10:37 AM
This Saturday, April 27, the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) returns to Broad Street with six blocks of art, food, entertainment and vendors all day between Chestnut and South streets. This time-traveling themed event kicks off at 11 a.m. with a number of activities for people... Read more

Date announced for 2013 Philly Naked Bike Ride

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 9:53 AM
Tune up your bikes, break out the body paint and get down to your unmentionables–it's time to get ready for the 5th annual Philly Naked Bike Ride! Early this A.M., it was announced via e-mail that this year's ride will take place on Sunday, August 25th. The Naked Bike Ride is a phenomenon that... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks, April 24–30

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 11:39 AM
Get out there and get crazy! Wednesday, April 24: Sparks at the Troc We’re referring, of course, to the legendary new wave band, formed in 1968 by brothers Ron and Russell Mael—and NOT to the sugary, orange malt liquor of the same name, which was cool for roughly 1/20 of the time only... Read more

This spring, Philly PHAIR has food, art and more

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 4:31 PM
PHAIR, the Philadelphia Open Air Market, a new weekly outdoor market, opens to the public at 23rd & Arch streets in Center City on Saturday, May 18th and goes until November 23, 2013–rain or shine. This exciting new venue, for artists and makers in the region, brings a European-style open... Read more

9 springtime events every local geek should attend

Monday, April 22, 2013, 1:32 PM
Ah, Spring. The time of year when you can finally start comfortably walking everywhere in the city. When everyone welcomes back First Friday (come on, you didn't go in the Winter), dining outside, touting tourist friends around town, long bike rides, and rummaging for rare comics at flea markets. In... Read more

Largest Pong tournament makes Philly Tech Week debut

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 3:02 PM
Philly's 3rd annual Tech Week is kicking off in a big way–we mean it. The Cira Centre, which colorfully lights up the city's skyline each and every night, is going to be transformed into one of the largest video game screens in the world. Dr. Frank Lee, a Drexel university Gaming Professor,... Read more

Neon Indian spins in South Philly

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 10:28 AM
We weren't kidding when we said The Dolphin is one of the best places to dance in Philly. This Saturday, let your senses be treated to the sweet sounds of Neon Indian's front-man Alan Palomo. The fuzzy-indiepop musician is slated to play a plethora of classic disco, funk and 80s alongside our favorite... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks, April 17–April 23

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 2:42 PM
Wednesday, April 17: Matt Costa at Johnny Brenda’s As the weather warms up for good and we all start taking lunches (and dinners) outside, it makes sense that we’d crave music as warm and summery as the sun’s rays. Huntington Beach, CA singer Matt Costa crafts gentle, retro-sounding... Read more

North Shore Beach Club opens in 3 weeks

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 12:30 PM
With this week being the hottest of 2013, we're already thinking about getting down to our skivvies and heading to the nearest body of water! Luckily, North Shore Beach Club is kicking off the swimming season in less than 3 weeks. On Saturday, May 4th the doors to the members only, 21+ swim club open... Read more
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