The Little Lion in Old City District (243 Chestnut Street) celebrates the opening of the Museum of the American Revolution with free mini corn hoecakes for ticketholders, 15% off food/drink with Museum membership, new weekday breakfast service and extended hours. The Little Lion will also support the Museum (that is located just 25 feet across the street) by firing up a special dish on the Museum's opening day - with 100% of proceeds being donated to the Museum. "Hamilton Steak" is one of several dishes inspired by the American Revolution being offered by an Old City restaurant during the Museum launch. Heading to The Little Lion also just got easier with the addition of a brand new Phlash stop at 3rd and Chestnut, right outside Little Lion's doors.Read More
Get all of your holiday shopping done in one place, and enjoy some seasonal dishes and sips in Old City! More than 45 participating boutiques, shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants and cafes around the neighborhood will treat visitors to special sales, discounts, promotions and menu items every Thursday in December from 5:00pm to 8:00pm throughDecember 22nd.Read More
Nick's Bar and Grille (16 S. 2nd Street) announces the debut of their first-ever brunch service, launching this coming weekend. Every Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00am to 3:00pm, the Old City staple will serve up brunch favorites that use their new in-house smoked meats, their signature ground bacon and beef burgers and other variations on popular Philadelphia flavors. As a compliment to the new brunch menu, customers can make it a boozy Sunday by building their own bloody marys for only $6.00.Read More
Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 9, 2016, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Thirty restaurants, coffee shops, bars and other eateries will serve food and drink out on the streets of Old City in the festival footprint. New restaurants to the fest include The Little Lion Amada, Keating’s Rope & Anchor Bar + Kitchen, Wister BYOB, The Olde Bar and La Famiglia. Returning favorites include Buddakan, Continental, Franklin Fountain, High Street on Market, Positano Coast and others. Outside of food and drink, look for live music, two runway fashion shows, a family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating.Read More
THIS SUNDAY: OLD CITY FEST TAKES OVER STREETS OF OLD CITY DISTRICT WITH FULL DAY OF FALL FUN, FOOD, FASHION, FAMILY ACTIVITIES, MORE. Click below for full press information. Event is open to the public.Read More
Theatre Exile begins their 19th season by searching for the moral center with the world premiere of Rizzo, by award-winning playwright and South Philadelphia resident Bruce Graham. Based on “Rizzo: The Last Big Man in Big City America” by Sal Paolantonio (published by Camino Books, Inc.), Rizzo brings one of the most divisive figures in Philadelphia’s history to the stage October 15 through November 8, 2015 (opening night October 21) at Christ Church Neighborhood House (20 N American Street). Founding Artistic Director Joe Canuso will direct, with Barrymore Award-winning actor Scott Greer playing the role of Rizzo. Tickets are on sale now for $10.00 to $40.00 at www.theatreexile.org or by phone (215) 218-4022.Read More
Old City District presents Old City Fest on Sunday, October 11, 2015, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, along N. 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include a festival stage with live music, runway fashion show, design showcase installation, family fun zone, pop-up street performances and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100+ Old City vendors participating. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. For more info, visit oldcitydistrict.org, tweet @oldcitydistrict or call (215) 592-7929. Old City Fest is produced by Old City District with support from major sponsors Xfinity, Mighty Engine, Kaiserman Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance, More FM and Where Magazine, plus other sponsors and contributors.
Philly’s CRAFT PHILA-Liberty Bell Fair celebrates the region’s top independent artists with a juried, open-air festival at 6th and Market Streets. On Saturday, May 16 (10:00am to 7:00pm) and Sunday, May 17 (10:00am to 5:00pm) dozens of jewelers, fiber, glass and leather craftspeople, photographers, painters and printmakers will showcase handmade-in-the-USA wares.
Fair shoppers can also enjoy food and drink from the City’s best food trucks and carts. Entertainment and family fun will include live music, circus performances, art lessons for the kids, games and prizes, sidewalk chalk drawing, a selfie station, patriotic decor and other surprises. Admission is free, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. Rain or shine. For more information, please visit www.craftphila.org, www.facebook.com, call (267) 679-3121 or tweeRead More