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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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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New Year's Eve in Philadelphia with Top Parties, Dinners and Concerts to Ring in 2019

New Year's Eve in Philadelphia with Top Parties, Dinners and Concerts to Ring in 2019

Get out and celebrate on New Year's Eve in Philadelphia and the Main Line with thirty-five top NYE parties, dinners, special events, count-downs, concerts, champagne toasts - and much more. Aversa PR clients will count down to 2019 in a big way in every neighborhood from South Philadelphia to South Street, Old City to Rittenhouse, University City to Midtown Village, Exton to Ardmore -and beyond.

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Debut of Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl Spreads Holiday Cheer in Center City with Stops at Ten Bars and Restaurants - Including Tinsel Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Debut of Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl Spreads Holiday Cheer in Center City with Stops at Ten Bars and Restaurants - Including Tinsel Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Jingle Bars Christmas Bar Crawl will spread the holiday cheer this Saturday, December 22, 2018, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The most festive bar crawl of them all will give you a chance to celebrate the holidays one last time as some of Midtown Village, Center City and Rittenhouse's top bars and restaurants open their doors for an afternoon of Santa-approved festivities. Jingle Bars will begin with registration at Smokin' Betty's at 116 S. 11th Street and continue on to Tinsel Christmas Pop-up Bar, followed by newly opened Tradesman's, underground secret club Kontrol, decked from top-to-bottom BRU Craft & Wurst, underground beer club U-Bahn and others.

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Philadelphia Christmas Bar Tinsel Brings Holiday Cheer to Center City in Former Jewelry Store - Bigger, Better, and More Holiday Bling!

Philadelphia Christmas Bar Tinsel Brings Holiday Cheer to Center City in Former Jewelry Store - Bigger, Better, and More Holiday Bling!

Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group announce the season grand opening of Tinsel Christmas Pop-up Bar at 116 S. 12th Street, Philadelphia.  The mad elves from Tradesman's, BRU Craft & Wurst, Cinder Copper & Lace, U-Bahn, Uptown Beer Garden, Kontrol and Finn McCool's Ale House have spent months decking the halls to bring this holiday sensation back with an even bigger space, extended hours, more days, extra twinkle, added glitter, festive holiday tunes and more. New surprises include music playlist curated with help from Mr. Christmas himself, DJ Robert Drake from XPN, and a custom take-home Tinsel soup can with cocktail to benefit MANNA.  The holiday-themed cocktail and craft beer bar will grand open on Thursday, December 6, 2018 and run through New Year's Day.  Tinsel's hours will be Monday and Tuesday, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 2:00pm to Midnight, Saturday Noon to Midnight, and Sunday Noon to 10:00pm. Tinsel will offer happy hour specials Monday through Friday 5:00pm to 6:00pm with $2 off select craft beer, Winter Wonderland cocktails and wine. During Happy Hour, professional "mall" Santas will enjoy their first drink for free when they "drop down the chimney" in full Santa attire and show credentials. Mall Santas in full attire will drink for half off all other times! Tinsel will end the season with a special New Year's Eve Party and New Year's Day Celebration. Details of New Year's Eve and other special events will be announced shortly. 

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Top Thanksgiving Eve Parties at New Spots in Philadelphia, Happy Hours and Special Kickstart Holiday Season

Top Thanksgiving Eve Parties at New Spots in Philadelphia, Happy Hours and Special Kickstart Holiday Season

Thanksgiving Eve in Philadelphia is one of the biggest nights of the year for bars and restaurants in the Delaware Valley. Celebrate the start of the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend with parties, happy hour and special events at four brand-new area hot spots, including Stats on 17th (111 S. 17th St.), Tradesman’s (1322 Chestnut St.), Kontrol (1320 Chestnut Street) and The Bercy in Ardmore (7 Lancaster Ave.). All locations will be hosting Thanksgiving Eve extravaganzas on the night of Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Slip out of the office early - and raise a glass with your friends, neighbors and family members. Details for each Thanksgiving Eve Party in Philadelphia and the Main Line are found below.

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Christmas Village Brings Big Surprises to Baltimore with New 65 Feet Tall Ferris Wheel, Special Preview Weekend, Expanded Layout and More Food

Christmas Village Brings Big Surprises to Baltimore with New 65 Feet Tall Ferris Wheel, Special Preview Weekend, Expanded Layout and More Food

Christmas Village in Baltimore will once again transform West Shore Park (501 Light Street) into a traditional indoor and outdoor German Christmas Market. For the new holiday season, this annual Baltimore tradition will even open one weekend early (Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018) to give visitors the opportunity to catch a first glimpse at the remodeled event venue featuring not only an indoor area, but also an extended outdoor area with booths around a magnificent Christmas trees and along the Inner Harbor promenade.

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Hawthornes Beer Cafe Expands Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival with More Seasonal Selections plus Philadelphia's Top Food Trucks

Hawthornes Beer Cafe Expands Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival with More Seasonal Selections plus Philadelphia's Top Food Trucks

Hawthornes Beer Cafe (738 S. 11th) celebrates the return of fall with the 3rd Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. With the crisp, cool air moving in, Hawthornes will close down 11th Street from Fitzwater to Catherine, and showcase over 50+ seasonal beers, new and favorite ciders, barrel-aged rarities and wine selections pouring for only five dollars each. Look for a full line-up of Philadelphia's top food trucks to serve warm comfort food for one of the final outdoor festivals of the fall season. On top of food and drink, enjoy live music, entertainment , vendors, pie eating contest, shopping and free family fun! The event is free and open to the public, and rain or shine. Food and drink is pay-as-you-go, cash only. The event is family and pet friendly.

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Witch Craft Beer Crawl Casts Spell on East Passyunk Avenue

Witch Craft Beer Crawl Casts Spell on East Passyunk Avenue

Grab your broomstick and fly around East Passyunk Avenue during the East Passyunk Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Enjoy seasonal craft beers bubbling up in cauldrons at 17 bars and restaurants along Philadelphia's restaurant row.  Registration takes place at Garage Passyunk (1231 East Passyunk) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Tickets are $6.66 and include $4.00 craft beers, a witch hat and a Witch CRAFT stamp card (for a chance to win $300+ in prizes). Tickets can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/passyunkwitch18. All proceeds benefit East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District's cleaning and greening programs.

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