10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia in 2020

2020-06-24T00:03:27-04:00June 24th, 2020|

Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States, so it makes it especially sad that most of this year's Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled. While this year’s 4th of July will definitely be more low key than most in light of COVID-19, you can still honor Independence Day with your family and friends. Here [...]

Cinco de Mayo en Casa: Ways to Celebrate at Home in Philly

2020-05-04T23:31:22-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Cinco de Mayo is annually observed on May 5 as a celebration of Mexico's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Frankly, it’s more widely celebrated in the United States than it is in Mexico, but these days, we’re all about celebrating anything we can! PLUS, it falls on a [...]

East Passyunk Restaurant Week Returns to 25 Award-Winning & New Restaurants

2020-02-21T17:10:43-05:00February 21st, 2020|

Le Virtu, one of the 10 hottest Italian restaurants in the nation by Zagat. (Photo provided by Aversa PR) Get ready to look through some mouth-watering menus and make your reservations! The 8th Annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week will run Monday, February 24th through Friday, March 6th. Two dozen award-winning restaurants will offer [...]

Wedding Industry Pros “Mix & Mingle” at La Belle Mariée

2020-02-05T21:21:49-05:00February 5th, 2020|

On a chilly January evening, with a glow illuminating from the entryway of La Belle Mariée Bridal Boutique, some of the region's most notable wedding vendors congregated in an industry “Mix & Mingle” event. Organized in a partnership and collaboration with Happenings Media, La Belle Mariée served as the evening’s host.  In [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019 Philly Holiday Guide

2020-04-13T17:18:23-04:00November 24th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman Grab your warmest coat, scarf and mittens and prepare for one of the most enchanting holiday seasons the city of Philadelphia has ever offered! Whether you’re a fan of a traditional holiday complete with all the trimmings or looking to celebrate the season high in the sky in a festive Ferris Wheel, [...]

German American Weekend Returns to Christmas Village Dec. 14 – Dec. 15

2019-11-13T22:15:23-05:00November 20th, 2019|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR & Events) Put on your Dirndl and Lederhosen! Philadelphia's Christmas Village will host their crowd favorite, German American Weekend on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15. Enjoy traditional German dancing and singing on stage and various German clubs from all over the area. Bring your dancing shoes [...]

Where To Go to Taste the Flavors of Fall in Philadelphia

2019-11-07T22:58:58-05:00November 7th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman With dipping temperatures, warm coats and the fall foliage at its peak, the flavors of autumn are now in full force at numerous area establishments. Whether you’re a fan of sweet treats like donuts, pies and ice cream, or you prefer savory comfort foods like shepherd’s pie, soups and hearty pastas, there [...]