Dim Sum House In University City

Dim Sum House In University City

'A Hidden Gem In University City' Dim Sum House might not look like much when you first approach the building or even when walking up to the second floor, but once upstairs, the inside decor of this place has a modern look and its very nice and clean. It even gets better once you have tried the food. Located at 40th and Chestnut in University City, this establishment opened on January 11, 2017 by Jane Guo and Jackson Fu. This mother and son duo also own and operate Jane G's Restaurant … [Read more...]

Yards Brewery and Taproom in Northern Liberties

Yards Brewing Company

'Brew Unto Others ~ New Location!' Not only Tom Kehoe, founder of Yards Brewing Company, has created good tasting beers in Philadelphia over the years, but we think he struck gold with their new brewery in Northern Liberties. The new Yards Brewery opens at 6 pm on November 16 to the public! Welcome to 500 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties! Yards Brewery and Taproom Atmosphere & Experience This stunning 70,000 square-foot facility will usher in an exciting new chapter for … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest Festivals in Philadelphia – Where To Celebrate In Philly!

Oktoberfest in Philadelphia

'Awesome German Celebrations Throughout the City of Brotherly Love' Oktoberfest 2017 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...]

PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street

PHS Pop Up Garden in Philadelphia

'A Relaxing Temporary Outdoor Escape' The PHS Pop UP Garden is back in its 7th year!  The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society kicks off their 2017 Pop Up Garden May 9, which is located on 1438 South Street, right next door to the Jamaican Jerk Hut. Imagine yourself in a secluded area with an outdoor bar, palm trees, colorful umbrellas with seating and hammocks, as visitors will be able to enjoy tropical cocktails, beer and wine. Feeling hungry? As part of the Pop Up Garden, enjoy tasty … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest Street Festival at Brauhaus Schmitz!

Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest Festival

'Drink, Eat & Dance Oktoberfest Style' Be prepared for a celebration as thousands attend Brauhaus Schmidtz's annual Oktoberfest on South Street stretching for three blocks! The 9th annual festival takes place Saturday, September 16 from noon until 8 pm. Visitors will be able to feast on such German food as bratwurst, bauernwurst, potato salad, sauerkraut and jumbo pretzels that will be prepared by their very own Chef Jeremy Nolen and his crew. Of course, a German festival, … [Read more...]

Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival In Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend!

Cannstatter Volksfest Verein

'Enjoying Philadelphia Region’s Oldest German Festival' Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, held every year since 1873, is a Labor Day Weekend tradition that you will not want to miss! The 145th celebration takes place September 2 to 4. Visitors will enjoy tasty authentic German food such as Bratwurst, Leberkaese, Schnitzel, Maultaschen and Kassler Rippchen. Every German meal needs a good German beer! There will also be American beers and wines as well. For those who don't find … [Read more...]

The Oval Asks: “What’s Your Parkway, Philly?” ~ 2017 Summer Fun At Eakins Oval

What's Your Parkway At The Oval

  'Summer Seasonal Fun At The Oval'  Hello summer fun at The Oval, located across from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. For the 5th year, The Oval will transform into a pop-up park and runs July 20 through August 20. This year it will be more about just a fun place to hang outside with games, yoga, beer, music and more. It will also allow visitors to give feedback, a way to tell the city how you feel! This year’s summertime plaza, named The Oval+, because it will now include … [Read more...]

Center City Sips – Great Happy Hour Specials in Philly

Center City Sips 2012 in Philadelphia

'Happy Happy Hour Every Wednesday All Summer Long' Break up that work week by trying special drink and food specials during Center City Sips, held on every Wednesday night from June 7 to August 30, sponsored by Center City District. A great way to hang outside during the summer days. Center City Sips Experience & Atmosphere Have a favorite establishment? Maybe wanting to try a new place out? This event is a great opportunity to sample cocktails and appetizers at new restaurants and … [Read more...]

Philly Beer Week 2017 Cheat Sheet

MyPhillyAlive 2017 Philly Beer Week Cheat Sheet

‘Beer Enthusiasts – Start Your Engines’ It's that time of year again when Philadelphians get excited about Philly Beer Week. Not only those from the city or the surrounding area, but those who specifically come to this week long event for a specific reason from far away. Especially since Philly Beer Week is celebrating 10 years of beers! Did you know that Philly Beer Week is the largest and oldest beer celebration of its kind in the United States. All of this would make perfect sense … [Read more...]

Hammer of Glory Relay and Opening Tap Night

HOG Rally & Opening Tap

'Kick-Off Celebration to Philly Beer Week In Style!' We begin the journey into Philly Beer Week with the Annual HOG Relay that kicks off early in the morning at a few media outlets, then hits 25 bars, restaurants and breweries, and then will end at The Filmore. This is a tradition not seen in any other city! If you have heard of Philly Beer Week, a non-profit promoting Philly’s beer culture, the organization has rebranded itself as Philly Loves Beer! Philly Beer Week is celebrating … [Read more...]