2016 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Guide

Ah March, the month that comes in like a lion and out like a lamb.  This month can be an unpredictable end to winter and start of spring but one thing is for sure, it's the month in which Philadelphians will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day in style!  Whether you are Irish or not it's [...]

5 Margarita Recipes to Celebrate National Margarita Day!

Frozen or on the rocks, with salt or without, the Margarita is a classic drink that in many cases reminds us of summer sun and good times.  The main ingredient in this delicious cocktail is tequila, so beware the old saying one tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor!  Here are 5 margarita recipes that are sure [...]

Take Advantage of Manayunk Cocktail Week Before It’s Over

Now through Sunday, November 8 you can visit your favorite Manayunk bars and restaurants and take part in a variety of tastings, dinner pairings, parties, cocktail competitions, happy hours, and signature $5 cocktails during Manayunk Cocktail Week. Check out the events happening this weekend. Friday, November 6th National Nacho Day at Derek's Featuring $5 Cuervo Gold [...]

New Beer Bar is Raising the Bar in Gastropub Fare

The operators of McFadden's Ball Park and Tavern on Broad are proud to offer their latest venture on the Philadelphia bar and restaurant scene, which just opened its doors on Wednesday, October 28 in the mezzanine of the Academy House at 1420 Locust Street — Tap and Kitchen. Stepping out of their traditional sports bar [...]

Fringe Festival’s Innovation and Creativity Take Over the Streets of Philadelphia

The 19th annual Fringe Festival, one of Philadelphia’s signature fall events put on by FringeArts, is well underway with its 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. The Festival, running now until September 19, explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, including [...]

Grab Your Four-Legged Friends and Head to Yappy Hour

Pets and their owners are invited to come to the southern end of Dilworth Park and join the Friends of Center City at Dilworth Park for SIPS-priced cocktails today, August 19, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Guests can choose from $5 sangrias, $4 wines, $3 beers, and snacks to share with their friends. While mingling and munching guests [...]

Washington Post Ranks Philly Among America’s Top Food Cities

The Washing Post just released the fifth article in a monthly series by Tom Sietsema, which chronicles his search for America’s top food cities. The subject of this month’s article: Philadelphia! See what Sietman has to say about our great city and more importantly, OUR FOOD... The search for America’s best food cities: Philadelphia Never mind [...]

Celebrate National Tequila Day Philly Style

Most of us have enjoyed a margarita, paloma, and many more drinks mixed with the dangerously delicious beverage made from the blue agave plant and popularly known as tequila. The blue agave plant, which flourishes in rich and sandy soils, grows into large succulents with spiky fleshy leaves that can reach over 7 feet in height.  The [...]

Uptown Beer Garden Coming to Philly

A 9,000-square-foot pop-up beer garden will be coming to Philadelphia's business district. Teddy Sourias, owner of Bru Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn and Finn McCools Ale House, will open Uptown Beer Garden at 1735 JFK Blvd. in the courtyard of the BNY Mellon Bank Center on July 1 at 4:00 p.m. Running through September, the massive [...]

Street Food Cook-Off in Philly

The Vendy Awards – an intense annual street food cook-off that, since 2005, has determined the best street chef in New York City, and in 2011 expanded to Philly – will take place here in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, June 13 on top of the JFK Bridge (along JFK Boulevard, from Schuykill [...]