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

10th Anniversary of Mad Decent Block Party Philly

by Bryan Culver On the evening of July 7th Philadelphia’s Festival Pier hosted Mad Decent Block Party, a one-night electronic dance music extravaganza curated by globe-trotting producer Diplo, along with a small lineup of Philly-via-LA label affiliates.  It was a bombastic flurry of ground-shaking bass drops, adrenaline-pumping climaxes, and psyched-out visual projections. Heady vibes all around, man. For the uninitiated, the electronic dance music genre, commonly called EDM, … Continue reading 10th Anniversary of Mad Decent Block Party Philly

Kevin Hart: Face of the Neighborhood

by Mark Casasanto   For the second time this week, Philadelphians came out en masse to celebrate a famous birthday. Just two days after the party on the Parkway to celebrate the nation’s birthday on July 4th, hundreds turned up and out today to serenade and honor native son, Kevin Hart, on what is now known as Kevin Hart Day. With fans, friends and the curious … Continue reading Kevin Hart: Face of the Neighborhood

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

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!