Review: Brigsby Bear

-Brenda Hillegas We’ve all had a friend like Brigsby Bear, whether you want to admit it or not. You know you talked to your stuffed animals. You gave them depth, a background story. As a child, you looked up to a fictional character and you probably had conversations with that character in your head or imagined what it would be like to spend a day … Continue reading Review: Brigsby Bear

Wicked Lands in Philadelphia Now Until August 27th

-Marialena Rago (photo by Joan Marcus) In every theater fan’s heart there is a place for Wicked. Whether you love it or loathe it, the story before Dorthy dropped into Oz is as entertaining as the story after. For this theater fan it has been about 12 years since my last trip to the Emerald City and this journey brought new discoveries and brought back … Continue reading Wicked Lands in Philadelphia Now Until August 27th

What’s on at SugarHouse Casino

We’re excited to announce that the SugarHouse Casino’s Fishtown Hops beer garden graces the cover of our latest issue. Each summer, we compile a list of what’s happening in our city, near our city, and what to look forward to in the next few months. We call them our “hot spots”. You can find the entire list here. Along with Fishtown Hops where you can … Continue reading What’s on at SugarHouse Casino

A Hidden Gem: Art in the Navy Yard

by Moriah Kelley The Navy Yard- I think of it as Philadelphia’s best hidden gem- is one of the most whimsical landscapes I have ever visited in the city. Yesterday afternoon, I stopped by the beautiful porch of building 101 to celebrate a new art opening with installations curated by artists Nate Harris and Miriam Singer. The Gate Keepers is just one of the four … Continue reading A Hidden Gem: Art in the Navy Yard

Science and Karaoke at Nerd Nite Philly

by Geno Thackara The first Wednesday of each month is a celebration of geekery at Frankford Hall. The wood-and-brick Fishtown bar is an inviting place already with an open-air courtyard and chances to attempt drunken ping-pong or Jenga. When Nerd Nite comes, though, the indoor section is reserved for attendees who appreciate brains as much as beer. Hey, everyone knows nerdy is the new sexy. The occasion … Continue reading Science and Karaoke at Nerd Nite Philly

Get Excited for the Wine and Craft Cocktail Festival with Some of Our Favorite Drink Recipes

In just a few weeks, we’ll be sipping wine and cocktails at the SugarHouse Casino when the Philadelphia Wine and Craft Cocktail Festival takes over their newly designed event space. Come by on July 27th to enjoy live entertainment with amazing wine and cocktail creations from your favorite bartenders in Philadelphia! Use code ROWHOME2017 for 50% off the price of VIP tix from now until 12am … Continue reading Get Excited for the Wine and Craft Cocktail Festival with Some of Our Favorite Drink Recipes

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

Richi Ingui: The Celebration of a Soulful Man

by Laura Dupler If you love a little soul, that smooth jazz with lush string melodies and the vibrant burst of brass, you’ll want to join the Philadelphia’s soul community this Sunday on a road trip back to the 1960s as they honor the much-loved Richi Ingui of The Soul Survivors. Richi passed away suddenly at the age of 70 earlier this year. This year … Continue reading Richi Ingui: The Celebration of a Soulful Man

Story Telling Comedian Jeff Simmermon Heads to Good Good Comedy Theatre in Philadelphia

-Kelley Bregenzer (photo courtesy of The Syndicate) There’s a moment on Jeff Simmermon’s debut comedy album, And I Am Not Lying, where he punctuates stories of his chicken bandmates (yes, actual chickens) and being dissed by the Reverand Al Sharpton to narrow in on what’s inspired him to share his life with others. “If you got something weird and wonderful and creative to do that nobody gets, … Continue reading Story Telling Comedian Jeff Simmermon Heads to Good Good Comedy Theatre in Philadelphia

Contest Alert! Win Tix to Next Week’s Philadelphia Restaurant Festival

On Thursday, June 15th, the 2nd annual Restaurant Festival returns to the Academy of Natural Science. This festival is a food lover’s dream! We went last year and were absolutely blown away by the ability to meet and sample over 100 restaurants, craft beers, liquors, and wines from across the Philadelphia area. This year’s event is three hours of non-stop tastings! Guests can enjoy culinary masterpieces from top local chefs, sip … Continue reading Contest Alert! Win Tix to Next Week’s Philadelphia Restaurant Festival