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Celebrate Singles Awareness Day in Philly

All of the lovebirds had their fun on Valentine’s Day, with the hand holding, pet names and professionally-shot marriage proposals, but on Thursday, Feb. 15, singles around the world celebrate the solo life with Singles Awareness Day (S.A.D.). No need to be “sad” about your single...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:39pm

Eat Like an Insider: Michael Johnigean of Mad Rex

Any visit to Fishtown’s Mad Rex is an unforgettable one. With its post-apocalyptic theme, impeccable menu of nutritious yet decadent eats and virtual reality lounge, there’s plenty to taste, sip and experience. Mad Rex partner Michael Johnigean has always had a passion for healthy food...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:12pm

LOVE Sculpture to debut vibrant new look

Philadelphia’s LOVE sculpture is one of the city’s most iconic pieces of public art. The Robert Indiana sculpture was installed in 1976 and is so popular that the entire park at 16th and JFK where it used to sit is known far and wide as LOVE Park (technically, its name is “JFK...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm

Prison guards want safer parking after newly-released inmate attacks officer

The Philadelphia Corrections officers' union is complaining about safety issues related to parking, after a just-released inmate allegedly tried to carjack a guard leaving work on Friday night right outside the jail from which he'd just been released.  Defendant Jamal Bennett, 26, was...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:34pm

Pink peppercorn shortbread recipe

INGREDIENTS -​3 sticks or 1 ½ cups sweet unsalted butter -1 cup granulated sugar -3 cups all-purpose flour -1 teaspoon kosher salt -1 vanilla bean -1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract -1/3 cup pink peppercorns, lightly crushed (do not use a spice grinder) -Crystal sugar (clear decorating...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 2:35pm

Where to eat Valentine’s Day dinner in Philadelphia

No idea where to eat Valentine’s Day dinner in Philadelphia this year? Not a problem! Whether you’re looking for the lush backdrop of a high-end steakhouse or the cozy comfort of southern cuisine, the city of brotherly love has plenty of options for you to choose from. Here are a few...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:29pm

OPINION: Eagles post-Super Bowl vandalism was case study in 'white privilege'

The Philadelphia Eagles finally won their first Super Bowl, but during the celebrations, afterward, something didn’t feel right in Philadelphia. It wasn’t the fact that there were few reported arrests during a night that saw thousands of elated fans taking to the streets of Philly to...

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:06am

Do Valentine’s Day on a budget with these baked goods

Can’t afford to buy your baby a diamond ring or any bling for that matter? Perhaps you just started dating and don’t want to disappoint your newfound love on Valentine’s Day. No matter what your situation, a baked good is a great solution. “Not everyone wants (or can afford...

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 5:34pm

This new Philly club has a ball pit

With the excitement leading up to the Super Bowl and then all of the partying after the Philadelphia Eagles won, other news got placed on the backburner, including the opening of a Philly dance club that has a ball pit. Yes, you heard us right — a ball pit for grownups! (Here’s to...

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 4:21pm

The best Valentine’s Day date ideas in Philly

With all the Super Bowl excitement, you may have forgotten that Valentine’s Day is next week! Haven’t thought of how you’re celebrating with your boo? No need to worry. We’ve put together a list of the best Valentine’s Day date ideas for you and your lovebug. From ice...

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:40pm

'Unicorn' set to dazzle L'Etage for Valentine's Day

A colorful dance theater show is set to have its official debut performance on one of the most beautiful stages in Philadelphia. On Feb. 14-15, “Unicorn” will grace the stage of L’Etage in the Queen Village neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Workshopped as two separate...

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:36am

This really happened: Photos from Philly's largest sports celebration ever

The Philadelphia Eagles squad of the 2017 season will go down history as Super Bowl LII champions. But the team's center, Jason Kelce, will be remembered forever for a stream-of-consciousness rant and frantic self-defense against the team's various critics that ended in a chant which has...

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:18am

Eagles get heroes' welcome at Philly parade

They came from all around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Fans who had moved away drove back from their new homes. Nearly every single person wore Eagles green or Birds apparel. Some carried small urns containing the ashes of beloved family members, Eagles fans who died before seeing...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:54pm

Erotic cookie decorating class?

Looking to titillate your sweet tooth? Cake Life Bake Shop in Fishtown is hosting an Erotic Cookie Decorating Class on Sunday, Feb. 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Led by Cake Life co-owner Lily Fischer and executive cake chef, Becca Craig, the evening will be sweet and spicy. According to Fischer, all...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

Black Thought offers inspiring words about the Eagles Super Bowl victory

It shouldn’t surprise you that Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, co-founder of legendary Philadelphia band, The Roots, is a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan. Like the rest of the city, he was elated to see his hometown team earn their first Super Bowl win this past Sunday. He offered...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:09am

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Shake Shack Custard Giveaway Feb. 8 Shake Shack Various locations shakeshack.com Free While supplies last, grab a free vanilla frozen custard—infused with green coloring, of course—to celebrate the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl triumph. Notably...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:36am

Free subway on SEPTA and service changes announced for Eagles parade

UPDATE: If you use the Uber app to go to, from, or just around during the Eagles parade, $20 split over two rides will be free, thanks to Miller Lite, which happens to be the official beer of the Eagles. The deal is only available for rides that begin or end in Miller Lite's designated '...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:29am

4 can’t miss events at Philly Theatre Week

Today, Philly Theatre Week makes its debut with over 268 performances in the Philadelphia region, between now and Feb. 18. The 10-day celebration aims to highlight the diversity of Philadelphia’s theatre scene and make it more accessible to new audiences. “Philly Theatre Week is a 10-...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:18am

Eagles Super Bowl victory parade: How to watch online, live stream info

On Thursday the Eagles victory parade will march through Philadelphia and celebrate the first Super Bowl win in franchise history.  An estimated three million people are expected to pack Center City to celebrate the Eagles Super Bowl LII win and catch a glimpse of their favorite Eagles...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:56am

Philly cops to vandalizing Eagles fans: 'We will not forget, we will not stop'

Philly mayor Jim Kenney has defended Eagles fans as mostly peaceful during post-Super Bowl celebrations in Philadelphia, despite a "small contingent" of "knuckleheads" garnering all the attention from clickbait-hungry national media news sites eager to spread hysteria. RELATED...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 7:02pm