Holiday Guides

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the real way, with a festive beverage! Choose the recipe that best fits your style: The Diva: Irish Rita · 2 parts Jameson Irish Whiskey · 1 part Tripe Sec · 4 parts Margarita Mix Shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a slated rim and fresh lime wedge   […]

New Year’s Eve Guide

New Year’s Eve Guide

Save our Children Benefit Bash Join GYCDII for a fundraising event this NYE that will be just as grand as other New Year’s Eve parties in the city, except this one is for a good cause. Click the link above for all the info you need to attend a fantastic party for a great cause. […]

2014 Mummers Parade ~ Order of March

2014 Mummers Parade ~ Order of March

Hot off the presses! The march order for the 2014 Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day for the String bands and Fancy Brigades is listed below. Stay Tuned for more Mummers Parade info. The String Bands 1. Woodland – “Legend of the Lamp” 2. Fralinger – “The Circus Comes to Clown” 3. Polish American -”It’s […]

World’s Naughtiest Pub Crawl

World’s Naughtiest Pub Crawl

  We are only a few short days away from the World’s Naughtiest Pub Crawl, the Running of the Santas! This Saturday, December 7th there will be but a sea of red at Finnegan’s Wake (a.k.a The South Pole) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Then the sea of red will erupt onto Spring Garden […]

Where Art Thou Christmas Tree?

Where Art Thou Christmas Tree?

Thanksgiving has come and gone and many homes along the block have beautiful Christmas trees popping up in the front windows. Wondering where you can find the perfect tree this year? Here is a growing list of local tree retailers, you can also make a day of it and cut your own at a farm in […]

2013 Holiday Happening Guide

2013 Holiday Happening Guide

                EVENTS & TREE LIGHTINGS Santa Express Friday, November 29, 2013 The tradition continues! SEPTA partners with the Gallery at Market East for the SANTA EXPRESS! Climb aboard for a fun-filled train ride and parade, helping Santa to arrive at the Gallery Mall at Market East for the […]

Day 6: You Need A Green Side

Day 6: You Need A Green Side

Recipe: Creamed Green Beans with Bacon From Chef Walter Staib  Chef Staid of City Tavern Restaurant brings you an ultimate side dish for your Thanksgiving feast. Bonus, another great recipe that calls for local ingredients from Dietz & Watson. Serves 8 3 pounds fresh tender green beans, such as haricots verts 1 pound Dietz & […]

Day 5: Local Ingredients = Hyperlocal Recipe

Day 5: Local Ingredients = Hyperlocal Recipe

Forget five golden rings, on the fifth day of Recipes we bring you this hyperlocal dish,  Candied Sweet Potatoes, made with local honey. Urban Apiaries Honey, is honey harvested from beehives throughout the city. Each jar of honey is even labeled with the zip code in which the honey was managed in. How cool is that! […]

Thanksgiving Day Parade

Tradition Continues – Thanksgiving Day Parade

Another year of a great Philly tradition, the Thanksgiving Day parade continues Thursday, November 28th LIVE at 8:30 am. Local personality’s from 6ABC will again host this morning tradition, so grab a cup of coffee and settle in for another fabulous year with Cecily Tynan, Rick Williams, Adam Joseph, and Karen Rogers. Some of the […]

Day 2 Recipe: Sweeten Up The Table This Thanksgiving

Day 2 Recipe: Sweeten Up The Table This Thanksgiving

Recipe: Garlic Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fried Sage Chef: Mindy Kobrin of Meals on Heels At our table there is always a huge, heaping bowl of mashed potatoes, but we never forget the sweeter side of the mashed taters starchy cousin the sweet potato. Most families have a signature recipe or simply serve a canned […]