Nov 06

Where to Host a Private Event in Philadelphia

2nd Story Brewing (117 Chestnut St.; 267-314-5770)

Han Dynasty Old City (123 Chestnut St; 215-922-1888)

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1 Tippling Place (2006 Chestnut St.; 215-665-0456)

24 (2400 Walnut St.; 267-284-797)

Aqimero (10 S Broad St.; 215-523-8200)

Barbuzzo (110 S 13th St.; 215-546-9300)

The Black Sheep (247 S 17th St.; 215-545-9473)

Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse (1823 Sansom St.; 215-665-9500)

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse (1426 Chestnut St.; 215-246-0533)

Devil’s Alley (1907 Chestnut St.; 215-751-0707)

Drinker's Pub (1903 Chestnut St.; 215-564-0914)

Field House (1150 Filbert St.; 215-629-1520)

Finn McCool's (118 S 12th St.; 215-923-3090)

The Franklin Bar (112 S 18th St.; 267-467-3277)

Garces Trading Company (1111 Locust St.; 215-574-1099)

Good Dog Bar (224 S 15th St.; 215-985-9600)

Lacroix (210 W Rittenhouse Sq.; 215-790-2533)

Lucky Strike (1336 Chestnut St.; 215-545-2471)

McGillin’s (1310 Drury St.; 215-735-5562)

Moriarty’s (1116 Walnut St.; 215-627-7676)

Ocean Prime (124 S 15th St.; 215-563-0163) 

Pub & Kitchen (1946 Lombard St.; 215-545-0350)

R2L (50 S. 16th Street; 215-564-5337) 

Sampan (124 S 13th St.; 215-732-3501)

Smokin’ Betty’s (116 S 11th St.; 215-922-6500)

SkyGarten (1717 Arch St.; 215-557-7887) 

Square 1682 (121 S 17th St.; 215-563-5008) 

Tiki (102 South 13th Street, 19107, 215-309-3435)

Time (1315 Sansom St.; 215-985-4800)

Vetri (1312 Spruce St.; 215-732-3478)

Bistro 7 (7 N 3rd St.; 215-931-1560)

Bistro Romano (120 Lombard St.; 215-925-8880)

Bleu Martini (24 S 2nd St.; 215-940-7900)

Continental Old City (138 Market St.; 215-923-6069)

Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar (601 Walnut St.; 215-226-2667)

Cuba Libre (10 S 2nd St.; 215-627-0666)

Drinker’s Tavern (124 Market St.; 215-351-0141)

FARMiCiA (15 S 3rd St.; 215-627-6274)

Fork (306 Market St.; 215-625-9425)

Panorama (14 N Front St.; 215-922-7800)

Red Owl (433 Chestnut St.; 215-923-2267)

Spirit of Philadelphia (401 S Columbus Blvd.; 866-455-3866)

The Olde Bar (125 Walnut St.; 215-253-3777)

The Twisted Tail (509 S 2nd St.; 215-558-2471)

Adobe Cafe (1919 E Passyunk Ave.; 215-551-2243)

American Sardine Bar (1800 Federal St.; 215-334-2337)

Bainbridge Street Barrel House (625 S 6th St.; 267-324-3553)

Caffe Valentino(1245 S 3rd St.; 215-336-3033)

Cavanaugh's Headhouse (421 S 2nd St.; 215-928-9307)

South Bowl (19 E Oregon Ave.; 215-389-BOWL)

Taproom on 19th (2400 S 19th St.; 215-767-0330)

Tre Scalini (1915 E Passyunk Ave.; 215-551-3870)

McCrossen’s Tavern (529 N 20th St.; 215-854-0923)

Rembrandt’s (741 N 23rd St.; 215-763-2228)

Osteria (640 N Broad St.; 215-763-0920)

Tela’s (1833 Fairmount Ave.; 215-235-0170)

Urban Saloon (2120 Fairmount Ave.; 215-232-5359)

Cantina Dos Segundos (931 N 2nd St.; 215-629-0500)

Fillmore Philly (29 E Allen St.; 215-309-0166)

Frankford Hall (1210 Frankford Ave.; 215-634-3338)

Jerry’s Bar (129 Laurel St.; 267-273-1632)

North Bowl (909 N 2nd St.; 215-238-2695)

Revolutions (1009 Canal St.; 267-348-0544)

City Tap House (3925 Walnut St.; 215-662-0105)

Cozara (3200 Chestnut St.; 267-233-7488)

Distrito (3945 Chestnut St.; 215-222-1657)

Han Dynasty University City (3711 Market St.; 215-222-3711)

JG Domestic (2929 Arch St.; 215-222-2363)

Pod (3636 Sansom St.; 215-387-1803)

Vietnam Cafe (814 S 47th St.; 215-729-0260)

White Dog Cafe (3420 Sansom St.; 215-386-9224)

The Trestle Inn (339 N 11th St.; 267-239-0290)

Yakitori Boy (211 N 11th St.; 215-923-8088)

M Restaurant at The Morris House (231 S 8th St.; 215-625-6666)

Opa (1311 Sansom St.; 215-545-0170)

Strangelove’s (216 S 11th St.; 215-873-0404)

    Where to Host a Private Event in Philadelphia
    Photo via Lexy Pierce Whether it's for the holidays or you have a special birthday coming up, Philadelphia has some amazing options when it comes to event spaces. We scoured through our database and compiled a comprehensive list of all the bars and restaurants where you can host a private party.

Nov 01

Jimmy Tayoun made his own rules | Stu Bykofsky

It was no secret that most people got to know his name through the Middle East, the restaurant and bellydance emporium that moved to 126 Chestnut St. in 1969 after a run in South Philly. The Tayouns were Lebanese Christians.

    Jimmy Tayoun made his own rules | Stu Bykofsky
    Jimmy Tayoun was an ex-con, and I know that some will resent my using that term in the first line of this appreciation. But the legendary lawmaker and lawbreaker, who died Wednesday at 89, would not be among them, because he often introduced himself that way.

Oct 04

Services set for Barry M. Bergh, 72, much-loved teacher at the Haverford School

A celebration of Mr. Bergh’s life will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, in Centennial Hall at Haverford School, 450 Lancaster Ave., Haverford, Pa. 19041.

    Services set for Barry M. Bergh, 72, much-loved teacher at the Haverford School
    Services are set for Sunday, Oct. 22, for Barry M. Bergh, 72, a much-loved English teacher at the Haverford School, who died Sept. 1 of heart and respiratory failure at a hospice in Matthews, N.C. Mr. Bergh, a former resident of Haverford, joined the Main Line school's faculty in the winter of 1978 as a substitute for legendary English teacher Robert U.

Sep 28

Updated Sept. 18th

Oct. 2-             DA candidate Beth Grossman is hosted Olde City Fundraiser with Councilman David Oh at Han Dynasty, 123 Chestnut St., 6-8 p.m. Donations $50.

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Sep. 28-           State Rep. Joanna McClinton, State Sen. Anthony Williams & Lt. Gov. Mike Stack host “Pathways to Pardons & Expungements” at Myers Rec. Ctr., 5800 Chester Ave., 4-8 p.m. Resource fair on clearing records of minor past convictions. Free. For info: 215)492-2980.

Sep. 28-           Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Time, 1315 Sansom St., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $250, Supporters $500, friends $750, Hosts $1,000. Payable to “The Green Fund,” P.O. Box 4984, Philadelphia, PA 19119. RSVP: Kelly Bauer

Sep. 28-           State Rep. Jordan Harris hosts Town Hall Mtg. at Greater Phila. Health Action, 1401 S. 31st St., 6 p.m. Legislative developments, Q &A For info: (215) 952-3378.

Sep. 28-           Green Party of Phila. holds Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Free a& open to the public. For info: (215) 843-4256.

Sep. 28-           City Commissioner Al Schmidt hosts Fundraiser at Hop Angel Brauhaus, 7980 Oxford Ave., 6-8 p.m. Contributions $40. Payable to “Friends of Al Schmidt,” P.O. Box 18538, Phila., PA 19129.

Sep. 30-           State Sen. John Sabatina, Jr. hosts Picnic at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd., 12-4 p.m. Tickets $20, Candidates $100, Sponsors $1,000. RSVP: (215) 821-7606 or

Oct. 1-             Councilman Mark Squilla hosts “Eagles vs. Chargers” at Toll Man Joe’s, 26 E. Oregon Ave., 4-7 p.m. Hail Mary Pass $2,500, Touchdown $1,000, Field Goal $500...

Oct. 6-             State Sen. John Sabatina hosts Senior Expo at Nat’l Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Rd., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Refreshments. For info: (215) 695-1020.

Oct. 6-             Councilman David Oh hosts Green Beret Foundation Fundraiser at Saigon Maxim Restaurant, 612 Washington Ave., 6-10 p.m. Guests include Gov. Ed Rendell & House Speaker Mike Turzai. Buffet dinner...

Oct. 6-             St. Casimir Ch. hosts Designer Bag Bingo at EOM, 144 Moore St., 7 p.m. 10 rounds; wine, cheese & desserts. Tickets $30 in advance, $35 at door. For info: Marge Petronis (215) 462-0464.

Oct. 7-             United Republican Cl. hosts Shrimp Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., 7-11 p.m. Shrimp, hoagies, meatballs & more. Tickets $30.

Oct. 8-             Americans for Democratic Action S.E. Pa. hosts Awards Celebration at USciences, 45th St. & Woodland Ave., 6-8 p.m. Honoring civic leaders, community advocates and change agents. Gold Partners $1...

...1,000, Silver Partners $500, Bronze Partners $250. Payable to “Americans for Democratic Action SEPA,” 1735 Market St., Su. A495, Phila., PA 19103 or For info: (215) 923-6865...

Oct. 12-           State Sen. Larry Farnese hosts Job & Career fair at Sheet metal Workers Ha., 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 40 employers, résumé clinic, continuing-education programs. For info: (215) 952-3121.

Oct. 13-           NAACP Phila. Branch hosts Awards Gala at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 5 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Gala. Guest honorees Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby, Ron Harper, Zed Smith and Sharon Powell. For info: 215) 455-1011 or

Oct. 14-           State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown sponsors “Walk for Domestic Violence Awareness” at New Birthing Worship Ctr., 5949 Spruce St., starting 9 a.m., to 12 m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Oct. 14-           State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Fall Harvest festival at Clara Muhammad Sq. Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave., 1-5 p.m. Help with state programs, Affordable Care Act & drug-abuse prevention. Games, food, moon bounce. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Oct. 19-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts “Meet, Greet, Obtain Constituent Services” at Susquehanna Village, 1421 W. Susquehanna Ave, 3-4 p.m.

Oct. 21-           State Rep. James Roebuck hosts Document Shredding Event at 4712 Baltimore Ave., 9 a.m.-12 m. Free. No digital or electronic media. For info: (215) 724-2227.

Oct. 21-           Phila. Council AFL-CIO hosts “Designer Bingo” at Workers United Joint Board, 22 S. 22nd St., 2nd fl., open 12 m., bingo starts 12:30 p.m. Prizes are designer handbags...

Oct. 21-           Philadelphians United for Progress hosts “A Conversation with Krasner & Grossman” at Arch St. United Methodist Ch., 55 N. Broad St., 1-3 p.m. Free.

Oct. 25-           WaxPAC hosts Fall Fundraiser for state rep candidate Ben Waxman at Judge Roberts Rm., 123 S. Broad St., 28th fl., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Host committee $1,000 per couple; sponsorship levels$500 & $250; general admission $100.

Oct. 28-           State Rep. Isabella Fitzgerald hosts N. Housing Conference & Job Fair at W. Oak La. Charter Sch., 7115 Stenton Ave., 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Continental breakfast & lunch. For info: (215) 549-0220.

Nov. 2-            182nd Dist. Progressive Caucus hosts Social at Ladder 15, 1528 Sansom St., 6-8 p.m.

    Updated Sept. 18th
    Sep. 28- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Senior Expo at Roxborough Memorial Hosp., parking lot, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. rain or shine. Sep. 28- State Rep. Joanna McClinton, State Sen. Anthony Williams & Lt. Gov. Mike Stack host "Pathways to Pardons & Expungements" at Myers Rec. Ctr., 5800 Chester Ave., 4-8 p.m.


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