Around Town

Showcasing local events from smaller nightclub & concert shows to large, non-music related events like the Tattoo Arts Convention & Philadelphia Auto Show.

Phillies Phever Strikes: Fightins Are Burning Up

Fresh off their win yesterday over the Giants (behind another strong outing from Roy Oswalt) the Phillies looked to expand their small lead in the NL Wildcard by taking game two of their series against San Francisco. The Giants had pitcher Matt Kane (9-9) on the mound and Joe Blanton got the nod for the […]

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Jersey Shore’s DJ Pauly D Rocks The Decks at The Deck

July started off with a bang for fans of MTV’s reality hit “Jersey Shore” as Q102 and Johnny Knockout Entertainment brought one of the show’s biggest stars, DJ Pauly D, to The Deck (in Essington) for a Independence Day kick-off party titled “Red, White, and Pauly D”. Independent Philly was in the building as legions […]

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Eagles’ Stewart Bradley Helps Tackle Breast Cancer

Independent Philly? Thumbs Up! Stewart Bradley led the Philadelphia Eagles in tackles in 2008 before missing the entire 2009 season with a knee injury. Last night he made his first big play of the 2010 season at Union Trust steakhouse on Chestnut Street where, teamed up with The Nouveau Image and Wired 96.5, he hosted a charity fashion show […]

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Jersey Shore Alternative

While most Philadelphians (those who don’t stick around the city) head to the Jersey beaches every summer (Independent Philly will be there this summer as well) we decided to check out some of the sights down in Delaware and Maryland for Memorial Day Weekend. The Flyers were getting ready to kick off the Stanley Cup […]

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Reality Check: Fantasy Square Garden is a Dream Come True for Music Lovers

On Thursday night, after almost 13 hours of extra work in the new Bradley Cooper & Robert De Nero movie “Dark Fields”, I was exhausted. All I could think about was heading home, showering, changing from my suit into some comfy clothes, and getting off of my throbbing feet. Just as I was walking through […]

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