Chill Moody’s nicethings IPA

by Moriah Kelley Dock St. Brewery and Cannery Lounge dropped hip-hop artist Chill Moody’s nicethings IPA beer last night. In 2016, a test run of the draft version sold out quickly and it was clear that he had a hit on his hands. Last night’s launch party was one I’m glad I did not miss! Chill Moody is best known for his music career, but … Continue reading Chill Moody’s nicethings IPA

Venetian Eggs Courtesy of Adriana Trigiani

Here’s an easy one that South Philadelphians know well. In my family, we call it Venetian Eggs, though it has many different names! We take a skillet, and from the pot gravy we make for the week, we put about an inch of gravy in the bottom, heating it up until it bubbles in the skillet. Make two wells with a spoon in the gravy … Continue reading Venetian Eggs Courtesy of Adriana Trigiani

Motownphilly’s Back Again

by Mark Casasanto Now did you really think I’d do an article on Boyz II Men and not go all cliche’ for the title? Look, cheesy as it might be, it rings true. The boys are back and received mad props too boot. This afternoon, a section of Broad Street between Carpenter and Christian has been ceremonially renamed Boyz II Men Boulevard. Go ahead and … Continue reading Motownphilly’s Back Again

SugarHouse Casino Debuts New Fishtown Hops Beer Garden

by Matt Kelchner What better way to celebrate the summer solstice than by opening a brand new beer garden? SugarHouse Casino unveiled their new outdoor dining and drinking destination Wednesday evening with a small preview party before it officially opens today. Located directly along the riverwalk and behind the casino itself, Fishtown Hops offers some of the best waterfront views in the city. Pair that … Continue reading SugarHouse Casino Debuts New Fishtown Hops Beer Garden

South Philly Born and Raised by My Heroes!

by Lou Pinto Happy Father’s Day, beautiful downtown world! A big shout out to all you dads out there, and to the moms who have filled the “dad” role too! This is the 34th time I have celebrated Father’s Day! On March 26, 1983 when my Ashley was born, I became a father. Now…anyone can become a father, but it takes some work to be a dad! Of … Continue reading South Philly Born and Raised by My Heroes!

Sigur Ros at the Mann Center, 6/16

by Matt Kelchner Touting a new, slimmer lineup of just three members, Icelandic post-rock masters Sigur Ros proved this past Friday night that they can be every bit as awe-inspiring as they were with 5+ ensembles. As threatening storms held off, the skies made way for a perfect summer evening at the Mann Center. You couldn’t have asked for a better setting to take in … Continue reading Sigur Ros at the Mann Center, 6/16

Recap: The Philadelphia Restaurant Fest

by Geno Thackara It’s really not fair. Dozens of restaurants, pubs, bars, sandwich shops and barbecue joints with wares to sample, almost as many wineries and craft brewers on top of that, plus a generous helping of desserts? The smorgasbord on offer at the Philadelphia Restaurant Festival was simply an embarrassment of riches. No, I’m not complaining about any of that, just the fact that … Continue reading Recap: The Philadelphia Restaurant Fest

Local anti-hunger organizations look to fill the gap with feeding programs

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION Contact: Alain Joinville, 267-886-3032, Alain.Joinville@Phila.gov Six of Seven Children in Our Area May Go Hungry This Summer Local anti-hunger organizations look to fill the gap with feeding programs Philadelphia, PA,  –Hundreds of thousands of kids in the Delaware Valley who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research … Continue reading Local anti-hunger organizations look to fill the gap with feeding programs

Fun Home Comes Home to Pennsylvania

by Brenda Hillegas Cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s childhood home on Maple Avenue exists in Beech Creek, Pennsylvania. It’s also a main setting in the musical Fun Home, which is based on her 2006 graphic memoir FUN HOME: A Family Tragicomic. From now until June 18th, you can catch it here in Philadelphia. Alison and her father don’t always see eye to eye, yet as she grows up, she … Continue reading Fun Home Comes Home to Pennsylvania

The Philly Pops Welcome Rufus Wainwright

by Moriah Kelley When organizations and artist unite, the bond of community grows and their passion shines bright. The Philly POPS announced today at William Way LGBT Community Center that they will perform a one night only concert with the internationally-acclaimed artist Rufus Wainwright. The Philly POPS Presents Rufus Wainwright will be held on January 19th, 2018 at the Kimmel Center. An exciting addition, The … Continue reading The Philly Pops Welcome Rufus Wainwright