St. Patrick’s Day in Philadelphia – Guide to Irish Bars, Irish Food and Irish Events!

St. Patrick's in Philadelphia

'Erin Go Bragh - Ireland Forever' St. Patrick's Day in Philadelphia is right around the corner. Do you have your green on and your pint glass in full tilt for that Irish toast! Below is a list of Irish breakfasts and events on St. Patrick's Day, which is a Thursday this year, events and activities leading up to St. Patrick's Day and most of the Irish Bars located in the City of Brotherly Love. If you plan on starting St. Patrick's Day in Philadelphia early, you should check out a few of … [Read more...]

Sports Bars in Philadelphia for March Madness

Sports bars in Philadelphia - March Madness

'March Madness in Philadelphia' Who doesn't love March. You have spring fast approaching, St. Patrick's Day, American Red Cross month, Women's History month and of course, there is March Madness. The 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament kicks off March 14 and 15 with a few play in games. Then the real excitement takes place March 16 and ends on April 3 with the National Championship game at the University of Phoenix stadium. This is the time of year that many businesses actually dislike this … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mardi Gras in Philadelphia

Mardi Gras In Philadelphia

"New Awlins Philly Style 2017!" Why let New Orleans have all of the fun for Mardi Gras! We can have as much fun right here in the City of Brotherly Love. Mardis Gras, known as the Carnival Season, are events that begin on or after the Epiphany or Kings Day and wrap up on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is Tuesday, February 28. Fact: Many tourists try to fit in and say N'Awlins, while locals will say New Awlins. Get ready to feast your eyes and fill your stomachs on good New … [Read more...]

Where To Watch The Super Bowl At These Philadelphia Sports Bars!

XFinity Live

'Enjoy the Super Bowl at these Philly Sports Bars’ Looking for a sports bar to watch Super Bowl 51? We have a large selection of sports bars located all over Philadelphia, from small to large bars. Some bars with 20 + televisions, just so you don’t miss the action. Do you have a favorite sports bar in Philly, please tell us in the comments below. Here is our list of sports bars & some with specials during the game. (alphabetical order) Bar-Ly Chinatown ~ located in Chinatown ~ … [Read more...]

Exploring the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chinatown

Chinese New Year in Chinatown Philadelphia

 'Gung Hay Fat Choy! ~ Best Wishes and Congratulations!' The Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese Holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the year of the Chinese calendar. In China, the New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and traditionally, the festival was a time to honor deities as well as ancestors. The Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the 15th day … [Read more...]

Warm Up by a Fireplace at these Philly Bars and Restaurants

FADO Irish Pub

'Enjoying The Warmth Of Fireplaces In Many Fine Restaurants & Bars'   As the cold days bear down on us, we seek warmth in many ways. Some prefer blankets and heaters, while others enjoy a cozy fire with their favorite cocktail with friends at a bar or during dinner. May it be a hot toddy, a glass of wine, your favorite glass of liquor or a beer, one can always find some sort of comfort at one of the many bars and restaurants that we have listed below. 33 Bars and Restaurants with a … [Read more...]

The Christmas Village In Philadelphia!

Fest der Liebe Credit Russ Brown Photography

'Getting Into the Holiday Spirit At The Christmas Village' Still working on your holiday shopping, this is the place to check out, with over 80 vendors in wooden booths offering you a great experience of shopping in Philadelphia. The Christmas Village in Philadelphia is an outside Holiday market event in Center City Philadelphia, which is modeled after the traditional Christmas Markets in Germany. In past years it's been held at Love Park, but due to renovations, the village with be hosted … [Read more...]

East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday

East Passyunk Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday

'Halloween Family Fun In East Passyunk' Come on out to East Passyunk with the kids to enjoy the many fun Halloween activities on Saturday, October 29 from 11 am to 4 pm! Kids will be able to decorate pumpkins, Halloween-themed create arts and crafts, participate in a costume contest, enjoy treats, listen to live music and much more. (All activities at The Singing Fountain (East Passyunk & Tasker) unless otherwise noted.) Also along the avenue, festival-goers will find a craft show … [Read more...]

Crow and The Pitcher in Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia

Crow & The Pitcher In Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia

'Quaint Neighborhood Dining Establishment & Bar' The Crow and the Pitcher has been a pleasant addition to the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Opened in April of 2014 by owner Michael Franco, who was the former General Manager at Le Bec Fin, has been in the restaurant industry most of his life and is a licensed Sommelier. One might ask if there is a meaning behind Crow and the Pitcher. It's a reference to one of Aesop's Fables, who was a slave and story teller. So the owner went … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest Festivals in Philadelphia – Where To Celebrate In Philly!

Oktoberfest in Philadelphia

'Awesome German Celebrations Throughout the City of Brotherly Love' Oktoberfest 2016 invades Philadelphia for a whole month. It's a 16-day festival, running from the middle of September to the first weekend in October, with some events flowing until the middle or late October. An exuberant explosion of beer-drinking, eating all of the German types of wurst one can eat, German music, folk dancing, and cultural experiences that one could dream of. There will be daily and weekly celebrations … [Read more...]