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PHOTOS: The 2017 Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia

On Thanksgiving, thousands of Philadelphians made their way to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the 2017 6abc/ Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade. Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan were the hosts for the 98th annual event. The parade included 17 marching bands from across the country, 18...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 3:10pm

PHOTOS: Thanksgiving at MANNA 2017

On Thanksgiving yesterday, over 550 volunteers woke up early to volunteer their time at MANNA, to prepare and deliver 3,400 Thanksgiving meals to people with life-threatening illnesses and their families. The meals included a turkey, stuffing, sweet yams, green beans and more. It was the first...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 1:15pm

Get ready for the 38th annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade

Can you believe Christmas is nearly a month away? You can start getting into the spirit early with the 38th Annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade on Dec. 1. It will feature the world’s largest rocking horse, Miss America and over 40,000 local spectators as well as 100 million viewers...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:40pm

15 fun things to do in Philly on Thanksgiving weekend

FOOD & DRINK Southern Thanksgiving Feast Nov. 23, 2 p.m. The Little Lion 243 Chestnut St. thelittlelionphilly.com $45 Perfect for those with nowhere to go for Thanksgiving indulgences, The Little Lion’s meal is available for dine-in or pick-up, with bars open as early...

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:03pm

Lyft is giving free rides to explore the great outdoors on Black Friday

On Black Friday 2017, why not escape the urban jungle and shopping malls to the great outdoors? If you’re concerned about getting there, rideshare company Lyft, has your back. They’ll be offering free rides (up to $10) to the region’s most popular outdoor destinations like...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 1:04pm

Dario Saric of the Sixers tries his first cheesesteak at Geno's Steaks

At 4 p.m. today, Sixers Power Forward, Dario Saric will be at the iconic Geno’s Steaks in South Philly, located at 1219 South 9th Street. He will be enjoying his first cheesesteak ever in the celebrity booth. What’s more, owner of Geno’s Steaks, Geno Vento, will Saric...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 11:39am

Philly fitness guru Kate DeGennaro schools us on burning those holiday calories

Now that the holidays are here, high-calorie goodies are everywhere and even the most disciplined among us can’t (and shouldn’t) resist a little indulgence. “You will eat a cookie. You will definitely eat a slice of pie. And no one ever says no to a hot toddy,” says full...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:56am

PHOTOS: The Clay Studio Fundraiser at 500 Walnut

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, The Clay Studio held a fundraiser cocktail party at 500 Walnut, a new luxury condo building overlooking Independence Hall. Guests included the developer for 500 Walnut, Tom Scannapieco, and architect Cecil Baker, who discussed the new building with guests. The Clay Studio was...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:10am

PHOTOS: City Hall Holiday Celebration

Last night was the premiere of the “Deck the Hall Light Show” presented by Independence Blue Cross at City Hall. Synchronized with music and projected onto the West Market Street portal of City Hall, it will be presented every hour in the evenings (on the half hour), Sunday to Thursday...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:06pm

Small Business Saturday 2017: Your guide to shopping local in Philly

Small Business Saturday is the independent retailer’s answer to the big blowout Black Friday sales at oversized department stores. Looking for something unique for the loved ones on your holiday shopping list? Philadelphia’s thriving downtown shopping scene has something for everyone...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:35pm

PHOTOS: Fall Forum at Lincoln Financial Field

The annual Fall Forum was held in the Eagles locker room at Lincoln Financial Field on Wednesday, Nov. 15 of last week. Presented by Chorus Communications, guests networked and posed for photos with Eagles players before attending a panel discussion on technology advancements. After the panel,...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:01pm

Where to see ‘Winter Fountains’ on the Ben Franklin Parkway

Art knows no bounds and with the Jennifer Steinkamp installation, “Winter Fountains,” it’s even uses science to create wonder in those who experience it. Commissioned by the Association for Public Art (aPA), the work is one of the focal points of Parkway 100, the yearlong...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:25am

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