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A tale of two Annies at the Walnut Street Theatre

The holidays are the perfect time to see a musical and the Broadway classic, “Annie,” which is now being performed at The Walnut Street Theatre, is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Through Jan. 7, audiences can tag along with the plucky orphan Annie on her mission to find her...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:04pm

Ocean Prime's pre-theater menu includes free swag and champagne

As if going out for a night at the theater wasn’t enough, Ocean Prime, Center City steakhouse and seafood hotspot, is offering theatergoers pretty fancy perks to go along with their stellar pre-theater menu. Guests who show their ticket before a show will get a complimentary glass of...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:58am

This comedy show offers free admission if you bring a parking ticket

No one enjoys getting parking tickets. They are costly reminders of just how confusing parking signage in Philadelphia can be. A new monthly comedy show, however, hopes to help ease the pain of parking tickets—by using them as admission. The comedy showcase "No Parking" had its...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:07am

Jim Norton doesn't want to see Louis C.K.'s career ruined

When comedian Jim Norton pops his head into The Fillmore Philadelphia on Nov. 30 as part of his Kneeling Room Only Tour, his stand-up will be lewd and rude, just like you expect from this legend. The language will be coarse and cutting. No topic will be out-of-bounds and no cow sacred will stand....

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:12pm

'Peter Pan' dazzles with adventurous magic at The Arden Theatre

Arden Theatre Company celebrates the 20th Anniversary Season of Arden Children’s Theatre with “Peter Pan.” This marks Artistic Director Whit MacLaughlin’s 20th production for the company’s children’s theatre, and Neverland still has plenty of daring adventure to...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:46pm

‘Tis the season for live music

The holiday season is here and while buying Christmas presents, cooking up lavish feasts and making appearances at all of those holiday parties can be fun, it can also be stressful. Going to concerts is a great way to relieve stress, no matter what kind of music you’re into. From jazz to rock...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:32pm

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER Beauty and the Beast Opening Night Nov. 17, 7 p.m. The Media Theatre 104 East State St., Media mediatheatre.org $30 This stage version of the Disney classic features all the film’s heartwarming tunes, plus, introduces a few new ones. Alanna J. Smith stars as Belle,...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:02am

Philadelphia Marathon runners can score free pizza this weekend

Philadelphia Marathon runners, rejoice! The D.C.-based pizza shop, which opened up a Center City location a little while ago (1430 Walnut St.), is offering runners two ways to get free pies at the Marathon this weekend. 20 marathoners who cross the finish line while wearing &pizza apparel...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:09pm

A ‘Game of Thrones’ musical parody is coming to Philadelphia

The early bird catches the worm, and in the case of “Musical Thrones: A Parody of Ice and Fire,” a musical parody of the popular HBO show “Game of Thrones,” you better snag your tickets now for their February dates in Philly. The hilariously popular show comes to the...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:21pm

Where to go hiking near Philadelphia

National Hiking Day is this Friday and there’s no better way to celebrate than by escaping the confines of the concrete jungle and exploring the great outdoors in the Philadelphia region. Whether you’re hoping to get a great workout, soothe your soul or simply see some waterfalls, there...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:11pm

Philadelphians would choose butter over football?

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, one would think that turkey and football are the stars of the day, but according to a recent survey by Keller’s Creamery, it would seem that butter is the unsung favorite. They found that 50% of Philadelphians would rather miss out on a season of the...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:07pm

Philadelphia Eagles players rock the runway for a good cause

On Monday, Nov. 13, the 4th Annual Fashion Touchdown event took place at the Ballroom at the Ben, benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region. Sponsored by Marrone Law Firm, LLC, the evening featured Nicole Miller Philadelphia, Robbini Bespoke, Tobox and of course, Philadelphia Eagles...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 2:34pm

The best Thanksgiving pies in Philadelphia

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and before you run out to the nearest grocery store to grab a pie for dinner, why not go the extra mile and buy some of the best Thanksgiving pies Philly has to offer? Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a handy dandy list of some of the best places to buy...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:51pm

Pizzeria Vetri celebrates Friendsgiving

‘Tis the season of indulgence and kicking off Thanksgiving festivities with a Friendsgiving meal at Pizzeria Vetri sounds like a great idea to us. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, this one-night only pop-up menu features some delectable Thanksgiving-inspired bites including: shaved pumpkin salad (...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:19pm

PHOTOS: The Platinum Pole Awards 2017

On Thursday, Nov. 9, Cheerleaders Gentlemen’s Club and Metrospect events joined forces to present The Platinum Pole Awards, a pole dancing competition. Ten contestants competed to become the 2017 Platinum Pole Awards Winner and recipient of $10,000. Contestants were judged on agility,...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:31pm

5 ways to celebrate the holidays in the Lehigh Valley

Christmas time in the city is a beautiful thing, but sometimes we all need a weekend escape, especially around the holidays. Want to get a taste of farm life with a side of urban adventure? A trip to the Lehigh Valley should be on your holiday wish list. From wine tasting at the gorgeous Galen Glen...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:09pm

Liberty Flea is where your vintage dreams come true

Believe it or not, Christmas is a little over a month away and now’s the time to get a head start on holiday shopping. If you’re a fan of vintage, or have people on your shopping list who love vintage, you should definitely check out Liberty Flea on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the BOK Building...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:52pm

Where to dine out on Thanksgiving in Philly

Everyone is so stressed out these days, adding the responsibility of cooking an entire Thanksgiving feast on a day when you could be relaxing just doesn’t sound like a good idea. Rather than spend your day off from work in the kitchen, why not take the family for a nice Thanksgiving meal on...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:38am

Bridget Foy’s Fire Relief Benefit announced for this Wednesday

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, South Street Headhouse District, along with Queen Village Neighborhood Association, is hosting a fire relief benefit for Bridget Foy’s employees, Saved Me, Inc. animal rescue and the American Red Cross/Red Paws. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. under the...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 4:07pm

PHOTOS: PMA Craft Show Preview Party 2017

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) Craft Show held their preview party for the 41st annual event, which runs from Nov. 9 through Nov. 12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Coordinated by show chair Pam Yih and show manager Nancy O’Meara, the event features 195 of...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 12:56pm