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Philadelphia Museum of Art Tree-Lighting

Tomorrow evening (November 25th), the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) will hold a ceremony to light the 47-foot-tall Christmas tree on the Museum’s Eastern Terrace. The […]

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Adorable Peanuts-Themed Holiday Window Display

Let’s face it: These may be the best Macy’s holiday windows ever. Usually, the department store’s flagship location in New York City gets over-the-top holiday […]

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Dilworth Park’s Rothman Ice Rink Opens Next Week

With all the announcements about Christmas villages and holiday light shows popping up, there was one question on all of our minds: What about Dilworth […]


Oh Sh#%, Here Comes Christmas

I only heard the announcement because WHYY was conducting a fund drive and I was surfing the radio dial in the car. (Then again, when isn’t […]

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Franklin Square Kicking Off Dancing Light Show for the Holidays

Whether you like it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. Days are getting shorter, CVS has stocked its shelves with Santas and […]


Christmas in September? 14 Percent Have Already Started Shopping

Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier every year. Last year I saw a Christmas commercial before Halloween. (Before Halloween!) Corporations, I know Christmas is […]

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Phillies Minor League Club Wearing Elf-Themed Jerseys Tonight

As part of a “Christmas in July” promotion at tonight’s game, the Reading Fightin Phils will be donning elf-themed jerseys at the ballpark tonight. They […]

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Will Smith’s Concussion Gets Christmas 2015 Release Date

Today, Sony Pictures announced the release date for Will Smith’s Concussion: December 25, 2015. Deadline sums up the film: Concussion follows Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith), the forensic neuropathologist who made […]

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GUIDE: 2015 Christmas Tree Recycling in Philadelphia

My Christmas tree still has some life left in it, but if you’ve been staring at yours since December 26th and wondering what the heck […]

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Cops Deliver Christmas Baby on SEPTA Train

Transit Police SGT and PO deliver baby on Market Frankford El train!!!! WOOHOO!!! Now that's a Christmas gift!!! — Thomas J. Nestel III (@TNestel3) December […]


Here’s What’s #OpenInPHL This Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

As always, follow the #OpeninPHL hashtag on Twitter to see what bars and restaurants are opening today in Philadelphia. If you’re a business owner, announce […]

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It’s Going to Be a Warm Christmas in Philadelphia

It’s not going to feel very Christmas-y in Philadelphia on Christmas, weather-wise. But what’s wrong with that? It’s actually kind of exciting you’ll be able […]

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A Philadelphia Christmas List

I have no reason to believe that Philadelphia made Santa’s list this year. If he checked it even once, he’d probably realize that we don’t […]


Will the Christmas Eve Storm Bring Rain or Snow?

Are we getting a Christmas Eve snowstorm? The short answer is “probably not.” The long answer (because one sentence isn’t enough for a story, silly): […]

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Christmas Music 101 With Night Before On XPN Host Robert Drake

For the 22nd year in a row, WXPN host—and our 2014 Best of Philly pick for Best DJ—Robert Drake will stay up for 24 hours on […]