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

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    27 2017 June

    Chester County Balloon Festival 2017

    This past weekend marked the 11th anniversary of the Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival, which was held again at the New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon, PA.  The Chester County Balloon Festival is a non-profit...

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    11 2017 June

    The Bacon and Beer Classic

    Booze, bacon, and Brotherly Love: The Bacon and Beer Classic had it all. Occupying the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons, the festival transformed the space into a bacon and beer lover’s paradise with all manner of meaty...

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    26 2017 April

    2017 NFL Draft Preview

    24 hours from now, the 2017 NFL Draft will already be under way. Philly has been abuzz for quite some time about hosting the draft here on the famed Rocky steps of the Art Museum,...

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Tall Ships Festival on The Delaware River

June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Tall Ships Festival docked at Penns Landing (and Camden, NJ) on Thursday, June 25th. Numerous tall ships and the world’s largest rubber duck sailed up the Delaware River on Thursday afternoon before docking at various spots on both sides of the river. The ships, which stayed through Sunday, June 28th, drew large crowds of...

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The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show opens to the public on Saturday, February 28th (and runs through March 8th) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Philadelphia Flower Show is the world’s oldest and largest indoor flower show and attracts more than a quarter of a million visitors each year. Visitors to the PHS Philadelphia Flower...

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2015 Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention is one of our favorite events to roll through Philly each year. The three day event, held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, is jam packed with tattoo shops, piercers, artists, celebrities, demonstrations, shopping, people watching (which is second to none), tattoo removal, awards, and almost everything else associated with tattoo...

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Philadelphia Auto Show 2015 Preview

January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in 2015 for nine action packed days of driving, demonstrations, and displays. We hit Media Day with our newest writer, Zach Friedley, to give you a preview of this year’s Auto Show before it opens to the public on Saturday, January 31st (running through February...

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LeBon LeBon at North Star Bar

January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

I was already very familiar with Davey Cope and Demian Mason (both childhood friends of mine), the duo behind throw-back New Wave outfit, ‘LeBon LeBon’, back in 2011, but I knew nothing about their latest musical project until they released the video for their song ‘All I Want is Megan Fox for Christmas’. While ridiculous,...

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