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Naked Chocolate House Party every Thursday!

May 7, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It’s not what it sounds like (sorry)…Naked Chocolate Cafe at 18th and Market Streets offers music several nights of the week, and every Thursday through July they’re hosting the Naked Chocolate House Party.  I went last night to hear this jazz/pop/funk group, and wow, they are amazing! ...

Philadelphia’s Jose Garces featured on Today Show

Philadelphia’s Jose Garces featured on Today Show May 5, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Chef Jose Garces Philadelphia’s own Jose Garces, winner of the Food Network’s Next Iron Chef, was featured on a special Cinco de Mayo episode of the Today Show this morning.  Garces taught Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb how to make marinated skirt steak and fresh margaritas with pineapple. ...

How to Speak Philadelphian

How to Speak Philadelphian April 28, 2010 | What's New | Read More
This is not a sub Some tips to keep you from getting linguistically lost in this lovely city: Hoagie = a big long sandwich that’s usually called a sub or a hero in other cities. Lager = a Yuengling lager.  If you really want to say the whole name of the beer, make sure you pronounce it correctly:...

Still stuck in Philly because of that volcanic ash?

Still stuck in Philly because of that volcanic ash? April 19, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you’re still looking for exciting events to keep you entertained while your flight home is grounded, read on. Visit the famous Philadelphia Antiques Show, which benefits Penn Medicine, at the Navy Yard.  Show ends Tuesday, April 20th. On Monday, April 19th, broaden your musical horizons at...

What to do when there’s a cloud of volcanic ash over your country and you’re stuck in Philadelphia for a few more days

What to do when there’s a cloud of volcanic ash over your country and you’re stuck in Philadelphia for a few more days April 18, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Stuck in Philadelphia because you can’t fly home because of some darned volcano spewing ash over the North Atlantic?  There’s no need to lament; here are some activities to keep you entertained over the next few days! Sunday: The Free Library Festival at the central branch at 20th and Ben...

What are all those weird sculptures doing around town?

What are all those weird sculptures doing around town? April 5, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Phillie Phanatic If you’re not a baseball fan, you might not be familiar with the beloved Phillies’ mascot, the Phillie Phanatic. The Phanatic is an indescribable green creature who kind of resembles ALF, the Alien Life Form of television history, and likes to dance and make fun of opposing...

Spotlight on: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens — March 19th to April 19th

Spotlight on: Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens — March 19th to April 19th March 22, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
What are the Magic Gardens, and what’s so magical about them?  The Magic Gardens are the workshop and outdoor gallery of Philadelphia mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar.  “Who’s he?” you’re probably asking.  He’s an incredible pioneering artist.  A visionary.  A passionate man with an insatiable...

7 things to do on a GORGEOUS weekend in Philadelphia

7 things to do on a GORGEOUS weekend in Philadelphia March 19, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The forecast for the weekend is 72 degrees and sunny both days.  You’ve been hiding from the rain and snow for months, and now you just want to break out of your apartment/house/hotel.  What do you do?  What’s the best way to take advantage of that incredible sun illuminating the city? 1)  ...

Where to Find Special Events, Show Listings, and Current Philly News

Where to Find Special Events, Show Listings, and Current Philly News March 18, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re traveling to Philadelphia, you’ll want to check out the following media websites for information to help you plan your trip.  Go to these sites for information about special events, show listings, and important news headlines.  And then check out the venues and nearby places to eat on...
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