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JENNIFER LOGUE

Philadelphia Features Editor

jennifer.logue@metro.us

Conrad Benner on the spirit of revolution

If you’re visiting Philly’s Historic District from now until July 4, you must make time to experience “Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition,” a joint effort between Visit Philly and Conrad Benner, founder and editor of Street Art website Streets Dept....

Friday, May 26, 2017, 4:00 PM

Wilco and more headline the 2017 Xponential Music Festival

The 2017 Xponential Music Festival presented by Subaru has quite the lineup for 2017, with Wilco, Spoon, Conor Oberst, Amos Lee and more headlining. The three-day music festival, organized by public radio station WXPN, will take place Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30 at Wiggins Park and...

Friday, May 26, 2017, 12:14 PM

The best sushi in Philadelphia

There’s nothing quite like digging into a sushi feast on a sunny afternoon. With the weather heating up as well as International Sushi Day fast approaching on June 18, we thought it was fitting to do a roundup on our favorite places to eat sushi in Philly. From over-the-top opulance at...

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 3:52 PM

PHOTOS: Bok Bar Preview Party 2017

Last night, South Philly’s Bok Bar (located at 8th and Mifflin in the former Bok Tech building), reopened for its third season of rooftop city views, delicious eats and of course, delectable cocktails. Owner Lindsey Scannapieco has made changes this year to the space, which include new...

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:04 PM

PHOTOS: The 2017 Arts + Business Council Awards Celebration

On Tuesday night, the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia held their 32nd annual awards celebration at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Hundreds were in attendance and several awards were given out to artistic innovators and business volunteers making a difference in the community...

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:41 PM

‘My Dad Wrote a Porno’ is your new podcast obsession

Looking for a podcast pick-me-up for your morning commute? Try My Dad Wrote a Porno on for size. The hilarious U.K. cult hit has been downloaded over 50 million times and has quite the celebrity following already, with Elijah Wood, Michael Sheen and others among its fans. But be warned: People not...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 11:28 AM

PHOTOS: Burger Brawl 2017

On Sunday, the 7th Annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl descended upon Xfinity Live. Local restaurants competed for best burger, best taco and (for the first time), best chicken wing. The winner for best burger this year was Village Whiskey. Other awards included People’s Choice, which went to...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12:43 PM

PHOTOS: Radnor Hunt Races 2017

On May 20, the Radnor Hunt Races celebrated its 87th Anniversary. Nearly 20,000 guests were in attendance to watch six exhilarating horse races from the various tailgate parties and sponsor tents. Some attendees simply pulled up a chair along the fence to get in on the action.  Event proceeds...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12:14 PM

Here are the breweries you should visit in Philadelphia

Back in the days of the American Revolution, our founding fathers met in taverns over pints of beer to discuss the future of the colonies. According to food critic Craig Laban, even 100 years ago, Philadelphia was considered the “Cradle of Libation,” due to its status at the time as the...

Monday, May 22, 2017, 3:43 PM

Les Dames d’Escoffier scholarship deadline approaching

If you’re a woman in the culinary industry interested in furthering your education, you should check out the scholarships offered by the Philadelphia chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier. This international organization of professional women was founded in 1973, and has been active locally...

Monday, May 22, 2017, 1:05 PM

PHOTOS: All Star Craft Beer and Wine Festival 2017

This past Saturday, thousands of beer fans and wine lovers made the trek to Citizens Bank Park for the first annual All Star Craft Beer and Wine Festival. Guests enjoyed hundreds of craft beer and wine samples from around the world, indulged in tasty bites from vendors, listened to live music from...

Monday, May 22, 2017, 12:57 PM

The Coolest Hotels in Philadelphia

Coming to visit Philly from out of town? You’ve picked the right city for your urban escape but where should you stay? Philadelphia has some pretty sweet options to choose from, ranging from national chains with historic charm to off-the-beaten-path boutique gems that have built a...

Friday, May 19, 2017, 5:50 PM

Kevin Hart to be honored at the Arts + Biz Council Awards Celebration

This Tuesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA), the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (ABC) holds their 32nd annual awards celebration. With over 600 attendees expected, the event recognizes outstanding leadership in the arts, culture and creative sectors. The organization...

Friday, May 19, 2017, 1:02 PM

Here's a list of famous people from Philadelphia

Whether you know it or not, there are a lot of famous people from Philadelphia. Some represent Philly proudly (like Will Smith), while others are less vocal (but still very proud) of their Philly roots. Here is a running list of famous people — both living and dead — from the City of...

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 5:53 PM

PHOTOS: “The Runway” at CHOP for Daisy Days

On Tuesday night, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) held “The Runway” event for the first time as apart of their Daisy Days programming. Held at the Hyatt at the Bellevue, it began with a cocktail hour where guests bid on silent auction items and perused items from...

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 2:03 PM

The best doughnuts in Philadelphia

No matter what time of year it is, a warm, tasty doughnut always hits the spot and lucky for us, Philadelphia is chock full of places to get your fix. From newer establishments serving up vegan doughnuts to businesses that been in the doughnut business for decades, all of these spots should be on...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 4:41 PM

Eat Like an Insider: Camille Cogswell of Zahav

Camille Cogswell got her start in the food industry as a high school student, when she worked at Bruegger’s Bagels in Asheville, NC. She went on to study at the Culinary Institute of America and spent time working in New York City’s food scene before becoming the pastry chef at...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 2:45 PM

17 reasons Philly is cool AF

Sure, there are other cities in America that might get more hype, but Philly can proudly hold its own because when you’re the real deal, hype isn’t necessary. Fan of history? Our country was founded here and we were the first World Heritage City declared in the U.S. Love food? Philly...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 5:42 PM

Philly has an official social calendar now

HughE Dillon of Philly Chit Chat and Lynsie Solomon of EFS Networks have teamed up to create The Philadelphia Social Calendar (TPSC) — a website where you can find all of Philly’s many social events in one convenient place. According to Dillon, this idea is over 10 years in the making...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 12:17 PM

'I Am Heath Ledger' reveals unexplored details about the actor's life

Over nine years have passed since the untimely death of Heath Ledger. Best known for his iconic roles as Ennis in “Brokeback Mountain” and The Joker in “The Dark Knight” (which earned him a posthumous Academy Award), speculation continues to swirl around his passing, with...

Monday, May 15, 2017, 4:42 PM