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Opening Night at Opera Philadelphia

Fall gala season has arrived. Wednesday night the Philadelphia Orchestra held its opening night and dinner at the Kimmel Center. Friday, Opera Philadelphia celebrated its opening night […]

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Vertical Block Party at Avenir

Last night I went to a Vertical Block Party in the new building on Chestnut and 15th – the Avenir. The building features sleek apartments […]

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The Walnut Club Launch Party

Tuesday night was the launch of The Walnut Club at Positano Coast in Old City where they served some of their most popular dishes, along […]

From left: Benedict Donnelly, Président de l'Association Hermione Lafayette; Le Marquis de Lafayette, played by first-person interpreter Benjamin Goldman, who brings his role to life; and André Liébot, President chez Groupe Liebot,
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L’Hermione Reception and Recreation at Tall Ships Exhibition

A replica of the 18th-century ship L’Hermione visited Penn’s Landing this past weekend as part of the Tall Ships traveling exhibition. The ship, a 216-foot-long, […]

From left: Jennifer Thompson, Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Hannah Henderson, Trustee Emeritus, Board of Trustees, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Sally Sharkey; H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest, Chair Trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Gail Harrity, appointed President and COO of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Philadelphia Museum of Art’s “Discovering the Impressionists” Opening Gala

The Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art hosted a party celebrating the museum’s new exhibit: “Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New […]

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The 32nd Annual Ball On The Square

Last night, The Friends of Rittenhouse Square and Arthur Wolk (The Wolk Law Firm) & Boo (the law firm’s house pooch) hosted the 32nd annual […]

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Salon Vanity 10th Anniversary Party

  Edmondo Blando last night celebrated his 10th year operating Salon Vanity with a party at the 1701 Walnut Street establishment. Many well-coiffed guests came […]

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Mini-Moon Vs. Honeymoon: New Wedding Trend?

Are you and your groom jetting off on a prolonged trip of a lifetime—a grand European tour or two weeks tucked away in one of […]

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XIX Nicole Miller Most Fashionable Women In Philadelphia 2013

On Monday night, the Fourth Annual XIX Most Fashionable Women in Philadelphia were honored at the restaurant XIX in the Hyatt at the Bellevue. The […]

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Positano Coast’s Autumn in Amalfi

Last Wednesday night, Old City restaurant and lounge Positano Coast hosted an exclusive cocktail party called “Autumn in Amalfi”; guests enjoyed tasting stations of wine, […]

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Dan Aykroyd Crystal Skull Bottle Signing

Dan Aykroyd, below with members of local Ghostbusters fan club, was at the new Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at 2040 Market […]

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PHOTO: Chazz Palminteri Ate at Cuba Libre, Drank at Happy Rooster, Loves Philly Paparazzi

Actor Chazz Palminteri (below, left) hung with Barry Gutin. Early in the evening they ate at Cuba Libre, then headed over to Happy Rooster. Palminteri […]

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Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri Dips Her Toes in the Atlantic Ocean

The Miss America Pageant has returned to Atlantic City after seven years in Las Vegas. Here is the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri of New […]

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Fourth Annual Feastival

Rain nor wind nor high humidity could keep 1,500 people from attending the fourth-annual Audi Feastival last night. This year’s event was held on the […]

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2013 Liberty Medal Ceremony for Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State, US Senator and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton received the 2013 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center last night at […]