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Philly’s New Block Party Rule: Talk to the Cops First

There’s now one more roadblock in getting the road blocked for, well, your road’s block party. The city’s Streets Department announced Thursday that applicants looking […]


Old City’s Best Restaurants Are Throwing Down at This Block Party

Old City is ushering in the summer season with an outdoor block party featuring eats from more than 20 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants. The third […]

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Coming Soon: “Watershed Ice,” Philadelphia’s Newest Treat

Several Philadelphia organizations — Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Bartram’s Garden, the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, the Circuit Trails, and WHYY‘s PlanPhilly — have come together to produce two new flavors of water ice […]


Pizzeria Stella Is Throwing a Beer and Sangria Garden Block Party Today

Pizzeria Stella — maker of great wood-fired pies and a two-time Best of Philly winner for their excellent pastas — is celebrating eight years in business today […]


Federal Donuts Is Throwing a Block Party on Sansom Street This Weekend

Federal Donuts: The Partially True Spectacular Story — “a love letter to the donut people of America” — dropped this past week. And to celebrate the […]

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Here’s the Woman Charged With Driving Into South Philly Block Party

A woman who allegedly hit nine people with her car at a South Philly block party on Monday has been identified.


Celebrate Bastille Day With The Good King Tavern

Bastille Day is this Friday, and the Francophiles at The Good King Tavern are celebrating it Philly-style — with a block party, of course.


Chill Out At Little Baby’s Block Party Tomorrow

The frozen treat freaks at Little Baby’s Ice Cream are teaming up with their neighbors at St. Benjamin Brewing Co. and Riverwards Produce for a […]


Hawthorne’s Biercafé Block Party Is Back on July 1st

Hawthorne’s Biercafé’s annual IPA block party — which was rained out back in May and rescheduled — is back for real this time, with the […]


Celebrate the Solstice with Whetstone, Ela, and Southwark

Wednesday, June 21st marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere — the time when the tilt of Earth on its axis puts us closest […]


Celebrate Beer, Champagne and Rosé at Hawthorne’s Block Party

Hawthorne’s Biercafé — the bottle shop and eatery at 11th and Fitzwater Streets that keeps the neighborhood buzzed with more than 1000 craft beer bottles […]

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Block Party at Wells Fargo Center Celebrates Paul McCartney and the Beatles

When Paul McCartney comes to town, you know it’s not going to be a low-key affair. Besides the sold-out concert at Wells Fargo Center (WFC) on Sunday […]


Hawthornes Is Throwing Its IPA Block Party This Weekend

This Saturday, May 9th, from 12 noon to 8 p.m., Hawthornes is throwing its 6th annual IPA Block Party. The party blocks off 11th Street […]

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Guide to OutFest 2014: Gay DJs at Dilworth Park, a Stimulus and Pulse Mashup Party, Stonewall Kickball’s Pub Crawl, and More

The 24th annual OutFest is on Sunday, but there’s no reason why you shouldn’t celebrate National Coming Out Day all weekend. To keep you on your gay-game […]


GreenStreet Coffee Roasters’ 3rd Annual Block Party

Alter Street prepare yourselves, because it’s almost time for GreenStreet Coffee Roasters’ 3rd annual block party. On Saturday, August 16th, the Philadelphia-based, fair trade coffee company will […]