Come PLAY at Manayunk’s New Venice Island

On Saturday, May 16, Philly’s brand-new Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center will be hosting PLAY Manayunk — an all-day event celebrating recreation, fitness, and fun. You’re invited to start the day off with the Manayunk Mile, a one-mile fun run right along Main Street starting at 8:00 a.m.  At the end of the race, [...]

Your Complete Guide to Philly Wine Week

Sunday, March 22 marks the start of Philly Wine Week. That means you can look forward to eight days of events that will grab you by the taste buds as you savor the range, diversity, quality and dedication of the world-class, wine obsessed restaurants and bars in Philadelphia. So, grab your glass and get ready to [...]

Philly’s New Industrial Inspired Eatery and Bar is Now OPEN

U-Bahn, an industrial inspired eatery and bar, has officially taken over the space at 1320 Chestnut Street – where the former clothing store located beneath BRU Craft & Wurst used to live. The new Midtown Village stop for all things local – food, beer, and music – officially opened its doors on March 5. Guests [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Charity Bar Crawl: 4 Cocktails + 4 Great Causes

This year four of Philly’s hottest bars are sharing the luck of the Irish with four incredible charity causes on Tuesday, March 17 – and how much money they donate depends on how much you drink! Each bar will feature a “charity cocktail,” from which a portion of the sales will be donated to the charity [...]

Ugly Sweater Christmas Eve at The Gaslight

Christmas Eve Eve Karaoke and Ugly Sweater Party! The Gaslight is throwing a Christmas Eve Eve Party with Christmas carol karaoke, holiday cocktails, festive treats and free Yuletide swag. The festivities kick off on Tuesday, December 23 at 9:00 PM, but you're welcome to come early and start the party with The Gaslight's [...]

Philly’s Craft Beer Scene Is About To Get a Little Craftier

What better to think about on a day like today than warm weather and sand between your toes? Well, here’s something else that may help take your mind off the wintery mix outside and the traffic on the roads – a delicious new craft beer coming to Philly! That’s right, as of December 1 Cape [...]

City of Brewtherly Love Welcomes New Brewpub

Today, Chestnut Street welcomed new neighbor 2nd Story Brewing Co. – a craft brewery and restaurant – to the block. The brewpub, which sits in the space previously occupied by Triumph Brewing Company, is now officially open for business and introducing its new collection of classically inspired and approachable ales and lagers to [...]

Hump Day Just Got More Exciting!

Center City SIPS is back, starting June 4th with terrific drink and food specials and many of Center City's hottest eateries.   Starting June 4th through August 27th you can enjoy $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers from 5:00 -7:00 pm at these participating restaurants. Tell us which establishments you're most excited to [...]

Miss Money Funny: Dining Out on a Dime

By: Alyson Komyanek On numerous occasions it’s been suggested that I keep the take-out menu drawer organized and within accidentally forget to take the giblet bag out of the turkey one Thanksgiving, and it sticks with you for the rest of your life! Well, there was also the great cinnamon overload of 2011, which [...]

St. Paddy’s Day Guide

  Saint Patrick's Day is Sunday, March 17th - and with Philadelphia's large Irish population, there are tons of great St. Patty's Day happenings throughout the city. Heck, on March 17th we are all Irish, so put on some green and order a pint of "plain". NORTHEAST PHILLY Northeast Erin Express March 9, 2013  1:00 [...]