Philadelphia

Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Philadelphia

This weekend holds a variety of special occasions celebrating The Year of the Rat. The Lunar New Year is also…

2 years ago

Wonderspaces pushes visual art into the mainstream

An art gallery inside of a mall? If you don’t get it, you just don’t get the mission of Wonderspaces…

2 years ago

Gritty allegedly punched a 13-year-old boy in the back

Since Gritty first hit the scene in 2018, the bold and bright Flyer's mascot has become massively popular. There have…

2 years ago

Head to Old City’s Winter Walk & Shop this weekend

Earlier this year, an eight-inch water main ruptured at Third and Arch Streets subsequently flooding many basements and closing down…

2 years ago

$106 million has been awarded to local homeless programs from HUD

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has made an exciting announcement for the state.  According to the release,…

2 years ago

Royal Boucherie is serving up one of the best lunch deals in Philly

Those who have dined at Top Chef Nicholas Elmi's crown jewel, Royal Boucherie know just how delicious this spot can…

2 years ago

Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with the Philadelphia Orchestra

This year marks a special occasion for musical genius Ludwig van Beethoven. On the 250th anniversary of his birth, Beethoven remains…

2 years ago

What the heck is Reiki and should you try it?

I walked into my first Reiki session not knowing much. While I’ve always been a proponent of alternative therapies, like…

2 years ago

Bodega Bar and Kitchen is bringing Latin heat to Midtown Village

Things are really getting flavorful in Midtown Village—the opening of Bodega Bar and Kitchen is exactly what the city needs…

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Head to the NMAJH for free in January and February

The National Museum of American Jewish History is offering a special promotion for the remainder of this month and next.…

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Chester County firefighter arrested for sex with minors

A Chester County battalion chief and firefighter has been accused of sexually assaulting three teenagers.  27-year-old Carlton Raye Bell was…

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Saint Laurentius church in Fishtown has been saved from demolition

Over a century's worth of history packed into one building has been saved from demolition. Saint Laurentius church in Fishtown…

2 years ago

How to actually keep those New Year’s resolutions, according to science

The new year has only just begun but many of us have already given up on our New Year’s resolutions.…

2 years ago

37-year-old man stabbed during violent South Philly home invasion

A violent home invasion occurred early Monday morning in South Philadelphia. The incident occurred around 2:30 am on the 2600…

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Kids can see Democracy in Action at the Walnut Street Theatre next month

Kids have the chance to learn about the democratic process in a fun and creative way at the Walnut Street…

2 years ago

PIDC names Anne Bovaird Nevins as next President

Mayor Jim Kenney and Rob Wonderling, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, announced last week…

2 years ago

Head to the MOAR this week to enjoy A Winter’s Ball

This week head to the Museum of the American Revolution in Old City to learn traditional Irish social dances and…

2 years ago

5 fun things to do in Philly this week, Jan. 20-23

Looking for fun and unique things to do in Philly this week? Metro has you covered. 5 fun things to…

2 years ago

How Philadelphians can help the Australia bushfire relief efforts

The devastation of the wildfires that have been affecting Australia the past few weeks has left the nation with destroyed…

2 years ago

Where to watch UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy in Philly

This weekend is packed full of punches in the City of Brotherly Love. UFC 246: Connor McGregor vs. Donald “Cowboy”…

2 years ago

Metro restaurant spotlight: Fond

In the already-charming Passyunk section of South Philadelphia lies an even more charming dining destination.  Metro Restaurant spotlight: Fond Fond,…

2 years ago

Spots around Philadelphia are honoring MLK Day this weekend

This Monday marks a special occasion honoring one man who had a dream. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a…

2 years ago

Celebrate the Lunar New Year a bit early this weekend at the Penn Museum

Get ready Philly, it's time to celebrate the Lunar New Year a bit early this weekend at the Penn Museum. …

2 years ago

Annenberg Center executive named with 2020 Eisenhower Fellowship

An exciting announcement has recently come to light for the longtime West Philadelphia institution The Annenberg Center. According to the…

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