Philadelphia Zoo Announces Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure and the Spring Return of the Zoo Key

Philadelphia Zoo Announces Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure and the Spring Return of the Zoo Key

Philadelphia Zoo (3400 W Girard Avenue) will kick-off spring of 2019 with an exciting new exhibit, the return of a Philadelphia tradition, and a new food destination. 

Starting Saturday, April 6, 2019, guests will be invited to experience Creatures of Habitat and take a fantastical adventure visiting 12 amazing life-size LEGO® brick vignettes situated throughout the Zoo. This gazillion piece journey shares the issues animals are facing around the world and spotlights the heroes working to save them.  Each life-sized LEGO® brick scene is intricately fashioned from thousands of LEGO® bricks and is on exhibit only at Philadelphia Zoo through September 30th.

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Grand Opening: Johnny Manana's Brings Famous Five Dollar Margarita and Mexican Flare to Goldtex Building in Loft District

Grand Opening: Johnny Manana's Brings Famous Five Dollar Margarita and Mexican Flare to Goldtex Building in Loft District

Johnny Mañana’s announces their grand opening in the heart of the Philadelphia Loft District in the Goldtex Building by Post Brothers. Starting this Friday, February 15th, Philadelphia’s newest restaurant and bar will be serving their famous five dollar Manana Classic margaritas and Mexican American fare at 315. N. 12th Street. The 4,000 square foot space features a 70-foot grand sweeping bar at the center with the surrounding interior design focused on exuding warmth and energy. The menu is fresh and flavorful with Mexican and Southwestern eats at an accessible price.

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East Passyunk Restaurant Week Features 26 Restaurants February 25 to March 8

East Passyunk Restaurant Week Features 26 Restaurants February 25 to March 8

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents the 7th Annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week from Monday, February 25 to Friday, March 8, 2019.  Twenty-six award-winning restaurants along Philadelphia’s acclaimed restaurant row will serve up three course, value-priced lunch and dinner menus for $15, $25 and $35 each. From low key BYOBs to elegant candlelight dining to Italian “red gravy” joints to Mexican street food, East Passyunk Restaurant Week boasts a diversity of dining experiences and cuisines that offer something for everyone.

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Taps Pour This Weekend at Grand Opening of the Parx Casino Indoor-Outdoor Beer Garden Featuring Giant Retractable Roof

 Taps Pour This Weekend at Grand Opening of the Parx Casino Indoor-Outdoor Beer Garden Featuring Giant Retractable Roof

Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, announces the grand opening of a brand new indoor-outdoor beer garden this Friday, January 25, 2019. Parx Beer Garden (2999 Street Road, Bensalem) will feature 7,600+ square feet of space with 24 rotating craft drafts, 14 wine options, specialty cocktails, a full bar, and exceptional food from the chefs at the adjacent Liberty Bell Gastropub and Oliveto.

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Billy Idol and Steve Stevens Bring Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged Duo Tour to Parx Casino Xcite Center on March 30, 2019

Billy Idol and Steve Stevens Bring Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged Duo Tour to Parx Casino Xcite Center on March 30, 2019

Billy Idol and Steve Stevens, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring duos, will hit the road this March for their first ever tour performing as a duo: Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged. The Billy Idol/Steve Stevens tour hits the Xcite Center at Parx Casino®,  Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm. Doors will open one hour before the show.

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Parx Casino Welcomes Superstars Reba McEntire, Foreigner and Jay Leno

Parx Casino Welcomes Superstars Reba McEntire, Foreigner and Jay Leno

Parx Casino®,  Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, announce three brand shows for the Xcite Center for this winter and spring. Bucks County and Philadelphia will be seeing stars with performances by music, comedy and TV giants Reba McEntire, Foreigner and Jay Leno. Iconic entertainer and award-winning superstar McEntire returns to Parx on Saturday, March 9th. Foreigner brings their catalog of top of rock and roll hits and anthems to Bucks County on Saturday, May 4th. Comedy and late-night TV giant Jay Leno brings the laughs to the Xcite Center on Saturday, May 11th. Tickets for all shows go on sale at www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11:00am. 

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Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week with 100 Events February 7 to 17, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2nd Annual Philly Theatre Week with 100 Events February 7 to 17, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia proudly announces the return of Philly Theatre Week with 81 organizations, 100 events and 315+ performances between February 7 to 17, 2019. This new 10-day celebration will showcase the vibrant and diverse theatre scene in the tristate region, and help make theatre even more accessible to the community. Participating organizations range from professional regional theatres, to local community theaters, to self-producing artists, and everything in between.

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Makhani Modern Indian Cuisine Announces Grand Opening in Old City at 3rd and Market Streets on Friday, January 25, 2019

Makhani Modern Indian Cuisine Announces Grand Opening in Old City at 3rd and Market Streets on Friday, January 25, 2019

Restaurateur Shafi Gaffar announces the grand opening of Makhani Modern Indian at 7 N. 3rd Street in Old City this Friday, January 25, 2019. Makhani will become Old City and Historic Philadelphia's only restaurant specializing in elevated Modern Indian cuisine. In the kitchen, Executive Chef Sanjoy Banik will focus on North Indian dishes that are made fresh-to-order and all from scratch. Look for high quality foods that many Indian restaurants don’t work with, such as lobster, scallops, lamb shanks, Chilean sea bass, and the freshest of farm to table ingredients.

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Bridget Foy Announces Grand Opening of Cry Baby Pasta in Queen Village

Bridget Foy Announces Grand Opening of Cry Baby Pasta in Queen Village

Restaurateurs Bridget Foy and husband Paul Rodriguez announce the grand opening of Cry Baby Pasta at 4:00pm today, at 627 S. 3rd Street. Cry Baby Pasta will mark the couple's much-anticipated return to the Philadelphia restaurant scene following the tragic fire that destroyed the original family restaurant named after Bridget at 2nd and South in 2017. While waiting for Bridget Foy's to be rebuilt (with tentative opening this fall) the couple decided to open their first restaurant together - something the couple has dreamed about doing for many years while working with their parents John and Bernadette at Bridget Foy's. Cry Baby Pasta will offer a casual, warm and playful atmosphere with a menu focusing on Italian fare prepared by husband-and-wife team chefs David Gilberg and Carla Goncalves. At the bar look for a deep wine program offering smartly priced wines by the glass an bottle, plus a full bar with craft beer, cocktails and spirits. Opening hours are seven days a week with bar opening daily at 4:00pm and dining room opening at 5:00pm daily. Look for dinner service to start with possible lunch and brunch to follow later. Happy hour will launch in mid winter.

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Mary Dougherty of Nicole Miller to Kick-Off Exclusive New Monthly Dine & Dish Series at The Bercy in Ardmore

Mary Dougherty of Nicole Miller to Kick-Off Exclusive New Monthly Dine & Dish Series at The Bercy in Ardmore

Mary Dougherty, the owner of Nicole Miller boutiques in Philadelphia, will be the inaugural speaker at the debut of Dine & Dish - a new monthly dinner series presented by Realtor and tastemaker Michelle Leonard, and hosted at The Bercy in Ardmore. The series will kick-off on Monday, January 28th with Dougherty sharing stories about her success in building her fashion empire. The evening's festivities begin at 5:30pm with a “meet and greet” reception, and dinner will then run through 8:30pm.

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