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LGBTQ Event of the Week: POSSE’s The Greatest Show on Earth!

...event kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25th, at Coda Nightclub, 1712 Walnut Street. Admission is free...

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302 S Hicks Street, Philadelphia, Center City , 39.9471899, -75.16702069999997

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus’ Philly Made: 8 p.m. at Prince Theatre, 1412 Chestnut Street.

Black-Tie GayBINGO! 2017: 6:30 p.m. at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street.

    LGBTQ Event of the Week
    Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance. For its advocacy and Cirque du Soleil appeal, this week's LGBTQ event of the week is POSSE's The Greatest Show on Earth!. Come enjoy an epic live showcase as members from the House and Ballroom Community (HBC) compete for more $3,000 in grand prizes in 22 categories, including vogue, runway, and fashion entertainment.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Fans Dress Up for 'Ellen Show' Segment in Philly

Early Wednesday evening, Ellen tweeted to her fans to go to the Capital One Café on 135 S. 17th Street for the event.

I can't wait to see you on my show today, Philadelphia! I love a city named after cream cheese. See you at 4pm at 17th and Walnut!

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Fans Dress Up for 'Ellen Show' Segment in Philly
    Fans flooded the streets of Center City Wednesday for part of a segment on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Walnut Street closed at 1 p.m. from Broad to 17th streets and the closure will last until 8 p.m. for the segment. DeGeneres was not in the city but is currently engaging fans by satellite and social media.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

4 days ago

'The Ellen Show' is in Philly and people are freaking out

Hours before TV personality Ellen DeGeneres was set to live chat with a Philly audience, Walnut Street near 17th shut down to make way for camera crews and fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the talk show host.

    'The Ellen Show' is in Philly and people are freaking out
    They're wearing pizza onesies and holding signs, and don't seem to care Ellen won't even be here. Hours before TV personality Ellen DeGeneres was set to live chat with a Philly audience, Walnut Street near 17th shut down to make way for camera crews and fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the talk show host.
    https://billypenn.com

4 days ago

Your Little Pete's stories: From bathroom sex to heart attack cabbage

Those stories that took place exclusively at the Rittenhouse institution at 17th and Chancellor will come to an end on May 29 when Little Pete’s closes its doors...

    Your Little Pete's stories: From bathroom sex to heart attack cabbage
    When we asked readers to send us their stories from Little Pete's, there was a certain type of anecdote we expected: A probably drunken one that either begins or ends with something stupid. We got a lot of those. But we got so much more.
    https://billypenn.com

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9 Must-Try Bar Bites in Philadelphia

1623 Sansom St.; (215) 867-0088

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1234 Locust St.; (215) 546-2220

1526 Sansom St.; (215) 454-6939

1516 Sansom St.; (215) 383-1200

700 S 5th St.; (267) 239-0906

1727 N. Front St.; (215) 425-6820

112 S 8th St.; (215) 923-0123

2034 Chestnut St.; (215) 563-6328

501 N. 13th St.; (215) 238-1818

    9 Must-Try Bar Bites in Philadelphia
    Not all bar snacks are created equal. For every plain bowl of mussels, there's one bathed in a Bloody Mary broth. For every run-of-the-mill chicken sandwich, there's a plate of Nashville hot chicken served with zesty pickle slaw. With more chef's upping the ante of the lowly bar menu, ...
    https://www.zagat.com

5 days ago

Ellen DeGeneres Says She’s Shutting Down Walnut Street on Wednesday

...run by Philadelphia magazine gentleman paparazzo HughE Dillon, the show will film in Philly – the 1600 block of Walnut Street, to be exact – sometime in the afternoon. So get yourself ready...

    Ellen DeGeneres Says She's Shutting Down Walnut Street on Wednesday
    We're not exactly sure what Ellen's spectacle will entail - but we've got some (supposedly) informed speculation. [caption id="attachment_3265081" align="alignnone" width="940"] ronpaulrevolt2008 | Flickr | Photo shared under a Creative Commons license[/caption] Ellen DeGeneres will apparently shut down Walnut Street on Wednesday afternoon. How do we know? Twitter.
    http://www.phillymag.com

5 days ago

Ellen DeGeneres Tweets She’s Coming To Philly and Shutting down Walnut Street #ElleninPhilly

OH wait I just got an update from someone in the KNOW – It’s the 1700 Block of Walnut Street, sometime in the afternoon.

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1521 Locust Street

1426-28 Chestnut Street

    Ellen DeGeneres Tweets She's Coming To Philly and Shutting down Walnut Street, is it because #ElleninPhilly | Philly Chit Chat
    Ellen DeGeneres Tweets She's Coming To Philly: 'I'm Going To Shut Down A Couple Of Blocks' Ellen and I follow each other, it's true. 66.2 Million people are following her, and she's following 36ks. I don't know why she picked...
    http://www.phillychitchat.com

6 days ago

This Is How We Wish Every Monday Morning Started

...Undergrounders got a totally butt-kicking (no pun intended) kickboxing workout at CKO Kickboxing at 1616 Walnut Street. The workout was whittled down from the usual hour to 40 minutes, but trust: That...

    This Is How We Wish Every Monday Morning Started
    Warning: You're about to be hit with a case of FOMO. You know what's better than pressing snooze on a Monday morning? Rolling out of bed to go punch stuff. More specifically, rolling out of bed to go punch a heavy bag at Rittenhouse's CKO Kickboxing. And you know what's even BETTER than that?
    http://www.phillymag.com

6 days ago

16 Philly Fitness and Foodie Openings to Be Excited About Now

Where: 113 South 16th Street, Center City

Where: 1625 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse

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Where: 1500 Sansom Street, Center City

Where: 519 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford

Where: 4414 Main Street, Manayunk

Where: 1424 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown

Where: 834 Chestnut Street, Washington Square West

Where: 1729 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse

Where: 2200 East Norris Street, Fishtown

Where: 2116 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse

Where: 1 South Broad Street, Midtown Village

    16 Philly Fitness and Foodie Openings to Be Excited About Now
    Bored of your usual sweaty haunts? No problem: There are plenty of new and soon-to-open spots to add to your bucket list. If you've grown bored of your usual sweaty haunts - and your usual post-workout grab-and-go meals, too - do note: There are plenty of new spots for you to write down on your bucket list.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Mar 19

Watch Chuck Berry jam with John Lennon on the Mike Douglas show in 1972

...talk show host; at the time, he taped in Philly at the KYW studios at 1619 Walnut Street. Lennon, with Ono and their band, backed Berry for two songs, “Memphis, Tennessee,” “Johnny B...

    Watch Chuck Berry jam with John Lennon on the Mike Douglas show in 1972 - The Key
    Yesterday we were saddened to hear the news that rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry passed away. Today, we bring you a local memory of him, in video form. In February, 1972, John Lennon and Yoko One were invited to guest host the Mike Douglas Show in Philadelphia for a week, and they brought on Berry as a guest.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

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Mar 17

Where to Eat and Drink During Philly Wine Week

Ever marvel at how the Tria staff can answer any question about anything on the long list of wines, beers and cheeses? Sit in on Wine 101 at Tria Fermentation School (1601 Walnut Street) to learn like the pros do.

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Swing by the new Queen Village location of Plenty Cafe (705 S. Fifth Street) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. any day of Philly Wine Week for an ongoing The Best Wines You’ve Never Heard Of event, with selections from countries like Israel, Slovenia, Uruguay and Lebanon.

Tredici Enoteca (14 S. 13th Street) is celebrating female wine makers with a weeklong Women in Wine theme. For $22, get a three-glass wine flight paired with three cheeses.

Nicholas Bazik, chef at The Good King Tavern (614 S. Seventh Street), is borrowing his former Lacroix coworker for the night: Sommelier Justin Timsit is coming down...

Panorama (14 N. Front Street) is also putting the spotlight on the people who make the wine happen, with Bar-Somm. SmackDown, a wine-cocktail demonstration and competition. The winning concoction will be added to Panorama’s spring cocktail menu.

Don’t forget about Lambrusco. Three different bars will be set up at Kensington Quarters (1310 Frankford Avenue) for the Lambrusco Festival, with food and drink from KQ’s Damon Menapace along with...

Is bottled wine that much better than boxed? Can you even tell the difference? Find out at a blind taste test during Think Inside the Box at Vintage Wine Bar (129 S. 13th Street).

“Oregon inspired cuisine” doesn’t bring much to mind, but Bud & Marilyn’s (1234 Locust Street) is enlightening diners with a prix fixe menu featuring oysters Rockefeller, clams and smoked pork sausage, and grilled lamb loin paired with wines from Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Paris Bistro & Jazz Cafe in Chestnut Hill (8229 Germantown Avenue) is putting a spin on wine pairings, serving up bouillabaisse with a flight featuring a white, a rosé, and a red to demonstrate how different wines can match with one dish. Facebook Vintage Wine Bar

Pinot Boutique (227 Market Street) is pairing wines with Philly food staples, including cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and Tastykakes, for those who’ve always wondered what goes with a Butterscotch Krimpet (answer: everything).

Hungry Pigeon (743 S. Fourth Street) is toasting to pink wine with Rosé All Day. Facebook Tria

Barbuzzo (110 S 13th Street) is doing its first Sunday brunch, in the form of a pop-up in the private upstairs space. Chef Marcie Turney’s food will be Italian, matched with negroni mimosas, flights of wine from Calabria and Sicily, Italian wine cocktails, and prosecco.

American Sardine Bar (1800 Federal Street) must be praying for warmer weather because it’s closing out Philly Wine Week with an outdoor barbecue in the backyard, complete with draft wine, tapas-style plates and a fire pit.

    Where to Eat and Drink During Philly Wine Week
    There are more than 100 events this year
    http://philly.eater.com

Mar 16

13 Places to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Philly

Square 1682 at Hotel Palomar (121 S. 17th Street) is offering Guinness-glazed chicken wings on Friday and recommending The Quiet Man cocktail, made...

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Doors open at 7 a.m. at Fado Irish Pub on 15th and Locust, where the festivities start bright and early with the restaurant’s 12th annual St. Patrick...

...and at 2 p.m. the live music chimes in. McGillin’s Olde Ale House (1310 Drury Street) is also throwing its annual all-day St. Patrick’s Day bash, starting at the...

...green brews to be had at Howl at the Moon, the dueling pianos bar at 258 S. 15th Street that is crowded on a regular Friday night and sure to be jam-packed on...

Starting at 7 p.m., Bridget Foy's at 200 South Street will have live Irish music from Connemara Codfish Company plus plenty of Irish food, including...

Stop in at The Bards (2013 Walnut Street) for a rift on Philly’s citywide special, the “countrywide”: a Guinness and a shot...

...lemon, as a pairing option. Over at Philly’s other Kimpton property, Hotel Monaco at 433 Chestnut Street, Red Owl Tavern will be offering flights of Irish whiskey served with a side jar...

    13 Places to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Philly
    Let the Guinness flow
    http://philly.eater.com

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Mar 15

Philly Scores Six James Beard Award Nominations

...Dizengoff’s new dinner series sold out in less than a day. The Israeli restaurant (1625 Sansom Street) from the folks behind Zahav is usually a lunch spot, but starting on Saturday evenings...

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1101 W. Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

...will include a taco giveaway, but it should happen very soon. The new location, at 4061 Main Street, is just up the block from Union Taco’s first Manayunk address. This one is...

...s last call for SkyLodge, the ski resort–themed bar on the 51st floor of 1717 Arch Street. The goodbye party is Saturday, March 18, from 5 to 11 p.m., with music...

    Philly Scores Six James Beard Award Nominations
    Plus, 2SP Brewing is selling Alternative Facts beer - and other intel
    http://philly.eater.com

Mar 13

The Best Places to Break a Sweat in Philadelphia

 Pricing: $25 for a single 60-minute class. 1616 Walnut St, Ste. #B01, Philadelphia, 215.515.2440

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Pricing: $18 for your first class, $23 drop-in, $18 drop-ins for students, military, teachers, firefighters, police officers and 55+ with valid ID. 1519 Walnut St., Philadelphia, 267.773.8112

Pricing: $22 drop-in, $16 drop-in for students and military riders. 1923 Chestnut St., second floor, 215.563.3663

Pricing: $15 drop-ins. 1 S. Broad St. (flagship), Philadelphia; check website for chain locations

Pricing: $30 for a 45-minute session. 113 South 16th St., Philadelphia

Mar 13

Find Your Tribe: The Ultimate Guide to Running Groups in Philly

Where: Athleta, 1722 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Philadelphia Runner Center City, 1601 Sansom Street

Where: New Balance Philadelphia, 1615 Walnut Street, Center City

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Where: 2346 East Susquehanna Avenue, Fishtown

Where: 2300 Market Street (on Wednesdays)

Where: Tuesdays at JD McGillicuddy’s (111 Cotton Street, Manayunk), Thursdays at Philadelphia Runner (4358 Main Street, Manayunk)

Where: Tuesdays at JD McGillicuddy’s (111 Cotton Street, Manayunk), Thursdays at Philadelphia Runner (4358 Main Street, Manayunk)

Where: Taney Park entrance to Schuylkill River Trail, 26th and Spruce Street, Fitler Square.

Where: 3621 Walnut Street, University City

Where: Lobby of Cigna Building, 1601 Chestnut Street, Center City

Where: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal Street, Point Breeze

Where: In front of City Fitness, 2101 South Street, Graduate Hospital

    Find Your Tribe: The Ultimate Guide to Running Groups in Philly
    Here, where to find over 50 running groups in Philly and the 'burbs. Take your pick! Let's be honest: Running is much easier when you have someone to chat with to take your mind off of the fact that your legs might start a protest and stop moving on you any second.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Mar 13

Planning a Philadelphia Pizza Crawl

SliCE (1740 Sansom Street)

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Pizza Brain (2313 Frankford Avenue)

Tacconelli’s (2604 E. Somerset Street)

Santucci’s (655 North Broad Street)

    Planning a Philadelphia Pizza Crawl
    A long time ago (last May), in a land not so far away (actually, it was here), I turned 27. I'm big on birthdays, so I knew I wanted to head into my late 20s with a treat. As you all very wel...
    http://herphilly.com

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Tell us your best story from Little Pete's

Philly’s iconic Center City diner Little Pete’s will serve scrapple at its current location for the final time on May 29 — it’s being forced out of the space at 17th and Chancellor to make way for a new hotel.

    Tell us your best story from Little Pete's
    It's been a long goodbye for the Center City diner. Philly's iconic Center City diner Little Pete's will serve scrapple at its current location for the final time on May 29 - it's being forced out of the space at 17th and Chancellor to make way for a new hotel.
    https://billypenn.com

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Mar 06

The Clock is Officially Ticking Down On Little Pete’s Center City Location

...diner wouldn’t see out the year, but at that time it looked like the 17th and Chancellor location would be open until August. But Little Pete’s would have been the only...

    The Clock is Officially Ticking Down On Little Pete's Center City Location
    Just under three months until it's gone
    http://philly.eater.com

Mar 06

24-Hour Center City Diner Set to Serve Final Meal

Little Pete’s along S 17th Street at Chancellor Street will close its doors for good on Memorial Day, an employee who asked not to be named confirmed to NBC10. The doors will shut for good at 11:59 p.m. on May 29.

    Center City's Little Pete's Diner Set to Serve Final Meal
    A beloved Center City Philadelphia diner serving up late-night eats for decades will soon serve its final omelet. Little Pete's along S 17th Street at Chancellor Street will close its doors for good on Memorial Day, an employee who asked not to be named confirmed to NBC10.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Mar 06

It’s Official: Little Pete’s Is Closing on Memorial Day

The impending closure of Little Pete’s just got a lot more real: the popular diner at 17th and Chancellor streets will shut its doors forever this Memorial Day. 

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Rumors are circulating that the brothers are looking to open a new location in Fishtown or Northern Liberties. In the meantime, you’ll still be able to enjoy Little Pete’s at its Fairmount location at 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue.

    It's Official: Little Pete's Is Closing on Memorial Day
    You'll have to enjoy your final meal at the beloved diner a little earlier than expected. The impending closure of Little Pete's just got a lot more real: the popular diner at 17th and Chancellor streets will shut its doors forever this Memorial Day.
    http://www.phillymag.com

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Little Pete’s last day will be Memorial Day, May 29

Although developers for the hotel that will replace the iconic diner at 17th and Chancellor had set August 31 as the deadline for vacating the space, owner Pete Koutroubas has decided to shut down earlier. He’s also throwing a farewell party.

    Little Pete's last day will be Memorial Day, May 29
    Owner Pete Koutroubas is looking to Fishtown for his next location. Little Pete's is disappearing from Center City sooner than anyone thought. Although developers for the hotel that will replace the iconic diner at 17th and Chancellor had set August 31 as the deadline for vacating the space, owner Pete Koutroubas has decided to shut down earlier.
    https://billypenn.com

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FYI Philly: Sneak Peeks and Previews

128 S 17th St.

1616 Walnut Street, Lower Level

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1209 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

51 N 12th Street

614 S 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

1310 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

41 S Main St

230 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

636 Belgrade St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

3939 Chestnut Street

712-14 South Street

1101 Arch Street

118-128 N Broad Street

    FYI Philly: Sneak Peeks and Previews
    This week on FYI Philly get a sneak peek at Philadelphia's newest nightclub. We visit an old staple with some new offerings at Reading Terminal Market. We'll preview Philly Wine Week as they prepare to pop the corks on their 4th year.
    http://6abc.com

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