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PHOTOS: 2017 Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers

Last night, the 2017 Sixers Official NBA Draft Party was held at the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons, with 5,000 passionate fans in attendance. Wearing red, white and blue to show their Sixers pride, they watched on as Sixers dancers performed and confetti rained down on the courtyard to...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 5:19pm

Celebrating all that is Emo

Were you an emo kid? Still an emo kid? Well you better mark your calendar for Emo Nite LA’s return to Philly on Friday, June 30 at Voltage Lounge. The monthly event was started in Los Angeles by Babs Szabo, T.J. Petracca and Morgan Freed — three friends who wanted to build a community...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:43pm

Amalgam Comics founder awarded competitive Knight Foundation Grant

Ariell R. Johnson, founder and head nerd in charge of Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Kensington, has been awarded the Knight Foundation Grant. This competitive award invests $50,000 into strengthening Johnson’s artistic vision of building community through comics, games and more at her...

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 12:15pm

The best water ice in Philadelphia

Summer is here and it’s already a scorcher. Luckily for us Philly folks, water ice is a summertime staple and one of the most refreshing things you can eat when it’s hot and humid outside. From homegrown favorites like John’s Water Ice and Pop's to accessible yet lovable...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:39pm

PHOTOS: Fishtown Hops preview party

Last night, SugarHouse Casino kicked off the summer season with a preview party for their brand new waterfront beer garden, Fishtown Hops. Created by Philly’s own Groundswell Design Group, the new outdoor retreat features stunning views of the Ben Franklin Bridge. At the preview...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 1:02pm

Yards and Laughs On Philly team up on a comedy showcase

Usually when going to a comedy club, you pay a two-drink minimum. A new showcase by Laughs On Philly and Yards Brewing Co. called "Comedy Untapped" does away with that concept altogether by giving audience members two free drinks with their tickets. “The crew at Laughs loves...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:18pm

Yards Brews Cruise, Cold Roses and more to do this weekend

LGBT George Michael Tribute
 June 22, 8:30 p.m. 
Franky Bradley’s
 1320 Chancellor St.
 $13
 frankybradleys.com In the spirit of being a space for all, Franky Bradley’s decidedly honors George Michael, a bridge-divider whose pop music transcended generations and genres....

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:40pm

The best yoga studios in Philadelphia

Curious about diving into the wonderful world of yoga? You’re in the right city for it. Aside from being a great way to manage stress, there are also a number of physical benefits from practicing regularly, including improved flexibility, posture and muscle strength. Not sure where to begin...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:59pm

‘Carnivolution’ returns to Powelton Village

One of the most unique performances in Philadelphia will be carrying on without its mentor for the first time on Friday, June 23. As they say, the show must go on. For over 13 years, Squidling Bros., the colorful minds behind “Carnivolution,” used their show to bring the...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:47pm

Check out every NHL team's new Adidas jerseys

The NHL's busy week continued on Tuesday with the league and Adidas unveiling every organization's new jerseys. The league and clothing company signed a seven-year partnership in 2015 but it will officially kick in this summer, ending Reebok's 10-year run as the NHL's jersey...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:39am

11 things you need to do in Philly this summer

Philly has so much to offer when the warm weather hits. From drinking in the sunshine to outdoor music festivals and movie screenings, the most difficult thing about our city in the summertime is deciding what to do on any given day or night. To make your life a little bit easier, here is a bucket...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 8:50am

PHOTOS: Philadelphia Pride Parade and Festival 2017

On Sunday, the 29th annual Philadelphia Pride Parade and Festival took place. The day kicked off with a Pride Run with 260 participants running through the Gayborhood to Penn’s Landing. Later in the morning, the pride parade followed the same route at 11:30 a.m. After the parade...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:15pm

Here are the Firefly 2018 dates

Did you have the time of your life at Firefly 2017 over the weekend? Well, get ready to mark your calendars for 2018 because the dates have been announced! The east coast’s largest camping music festival returns to the Woodlands from June 14-17, 2018 for year seven. Over 90,000...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:55pm

The best martinis in Philadelphia

E.B. White once described the martini as “the elixir of solitude” and simply thinking of one conjures images of smoky retro lounges, jazz singers and “Mad Men.” The standard form of this cocktail contains dry gin and vermouth (2:1 ratio, respectively) but everyone has their...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:40pm

A night of theatre and meat pie

Looking for something out-of-the-box to do after work this week? Inis Nua Theatre company, which is dedicated to producing contemporary plays from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, returns to Fergie’s Pub for the Pop-up Play in a Pub series and this week, they will be performing “...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:11am

Add movie magic to your Wednesdays

If you’re looking for a fun, affordable way to liven up your Wednesday evenings this summer, look no further than The Louis Bluver Outdoor Summer Movie Series, a collaboration between FringeArts and La Peg Brasserie. Taking place every Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Haas Biergarten (right...

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:47pm

PHOTOS: Young Friends Ball on the Square 2017

Last night, The Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square convened at the Stotesbury Mansion ahead of the 2017 Annual Ball on the Square. Over 250 young professionals enjoyed light bites, dancing, cocktails and a silent auction. Funds from the Young Friends Ball on the Square event go towards the...

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 1:06pm

PHOTOS: Joe Biden honored at WHYY President’s Dinner

On Tuesday night, WHYY awarded Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, with its Lifelong Learning Award at the 16th Annual WHYY’s President’s Dinner. Hosted at WHYY’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, the evening also included an on-stage interview...

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:20pm

The Great Chefs Event turns 12

On Tuesday, June 20, over 1,200 foodie philanthropists will come together for the 12th annual Great Chefs event, taking place at the Urban Outfitter’s Headquarters in the Navy Yard. Dubbed the “culinary event of the year,” it wrangles up 40 of the best chefs from around the...

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Manayunk Arts Festival returns June 24

The largest art festival in the tristate is happening this weekend as Main Street in Manayunk becomes an avenue for buying and selling art. Whether you’re in the market for home decor or something fun to wear, the Manayunk Arts Festival is coming up and is the place to get everything and...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:08pm