Around Town

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

Mad Decent Block Party 2015

With an overcast sky on Thursday, August 6th and impending rain to come later in the evening, Mad Decent Block Party kicked off its first of two days of shows at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. Mad Decent Block Party is a favorite of young Philadelphians who show up in droves to “get white […]

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Tall Ships Festival on The Delaware River

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

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

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

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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