2020 Philadelphia Summer Guide

2020-06-16T16:58:07-04:00June 2nd, 2020|

Summer is here, and Philadelphia is ready for fun! While this summer is off to a very different start than years past, we are determined to make the most out of it. In a city that's known for its rich history, delicious food, eclectic art and a wide variety of events, you KNOW there's going [...]

2020 Philly Farmers Market Guide

2020-05-26T11:59:27-04:00May 26th, 2020|

Summer is THE season for farmers markets, and while many things will be different during summer 2020, farmers markets in Philly are able to proceed with precautions in place. Despite restrictions due to coronavirus, farmers markets are still the best place to get local and organically grown fruits and veggies and other homemade items. The [...]

Help Name the Sloth Bear Cub at Philadelphia Zoo

2020-04-16T18:27:05-04:00April 16th, 2020|

Sloth bear cub and mother Kayla. Philadelphia Zoo is enlisting the help of the public to choose a name for its new sloth bear cub. Pick your favorite name from a list of names that were developed by the cub's keepers. Born on December 11th, the cub is doing well, growing rapidly, and [...]

2020 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Guide

2020-04-13T17:15:26-04:00March 3rd, 2020|

March 17th is right around the corner, so it's time to break out your green gear. (After all, everyone's a wee bit Irish for St. Patrick's Day!) Here is what is going on in Philly for St. Paddy’s Day 2020. Parade Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade - CANCELLED UPDATE: As of March 10, the Parade [...]

Where to Go for Grub & Suds During the Big Game

2020-01-29T12:00:11-05:00January 29th, 2020|

Our Eagles aren't in the Super Bowl, but plenty of people will still celebrate the sport (and cheer on former Eagles coach Andy Reid) by going out for the Big Game or having parties at home. Here's a list of local spots offering food (in-house or takeout) and drink specials, plenty of screens and lots [...]

Center City District Restaurant Week Returns January 12 – January 24

2020-01-08T22:46:12-05:00January 8th, 2020|

(Photos: Lolita by Michelle Reese, Cubra Libre provided by restaurant, Bud & Marilyn's by Michelle Reese)   Make your reservations now! Center City District Restaurant Week, a culinary event savored by savvy Philadelphia foodies, returns January 12 through January 24. More than 120 restaurants will serve an exciting and delicious variety of three-course [...]

Winter Fun Continues at Dilworth Park

2020-01-06T13:13:38-05:00January 6th, 2020|

Dilworth Plaza (Photo by Michelle Reese)   Christmas might be over, but the fun continues this winter in Dilworth Park! For starters, the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Cabin as well as the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn are open through February 23. In addition, look forward to these special events: Center City [...]

2019-2020 New Year’s Eve Guide

2019-12-18T22:39:26-05:00December 17th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's time to ring in the New Year, and Philadelphia is one of the best places in the country to do it! Here's a list of Philly spots to enjoy special holiday menus and party the night away on December 31. Reservations tend to go quickly, so pick your spot now! New [...]

Celebrate Hanukkah in Philadelphia

2019-12-18T16:43:46-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Hanukkah takes place this year from sundown Sunday, December 22nd to sundown, Monday, December 30th. Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Philadelphia at these upcoming community events. (Please note, the holiday has been spelled according to the event's website post for easier searching!) Hanukkah Events at the National Museum of American Jewish History When: The [...]

Where to Eat, Drink & Be Merry During the Holidays in Philly

2019-12-04T23:39:06-05:00December 4th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese McGillin's (Photo by M.Fischetti) The holidays are here, and it's always a popular time of year to celebrate the season with food and drinks. Whether you're gathering with friends, family, coworkers, or a date, there are plenty of places in Philly to enjoy festive flavors and toast to the holidays. [...]