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City Officials Launch the 2017 Play Philly Program

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Philadelphia, PA - Mayor Jim Kenney, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell and Councilman Bobby Henon joined community members at Vogt Recreation Center to announce the details for the 2017 Play Philly program. Play Philly infuses traditional city summer camp programming with active play and health programming at participating recreation centersPhiladelphia, PA - Mayor Jim Kenney, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell and Councilman Bobby Henon joined community members at Vogt Recreation Center to announce the details for the 2017 Play Philly program. Play Philly infuses traditional city summer camp programming with active play and health programming at participating recreation centers.

Sister Cities Park Summer Fun for Families

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Sister Cities Park Philadelphia – This spring and summer, Sister Cities Park at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be offering a variety of exciting events, from BYOB summer barbeques with live music in the evenings to children’s art, science and nature programs.Sister Cities Park Philadelphia – This spring and summer, Sister Cities Park at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be offering a variety of exciting events, from BYOB summer barbeques with live music in the evenings to children’s art, science and nature programs.

Escape Rooms Debuts at The Franklin Institute

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Philadelphia, PA -- Escape Rooms at The Franklin Institute debuts this summer as the city's largest and most technologically advanced escape game experience—and a first for science museums nationwide. Philadelphia, PA -- Escape Rooms at The Franklin Institute debuts this summer as the city's largest and most technologically advanced escape game experience—and a first for science museums nationwide. 

Philadelphia Museum District: Attractions, Eats and Adventure

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Philadelphia, PA -  Family Fun In Philadelphia, Independence National Historic Park and Fireman's Hall Museum are just two of dozens of attractions that the whole family can enjoy when in Philadelphia.Philadelphia, PA -  Family Fun In Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute and Philadelphia Museum of Art are just two of dozens of attractions that the whole family can enjoy when in Philadelphia.

Delaware River Waterfront Attractions and Eats and Adventure (Photo: Independence Seaport Museum)

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Philadelphia, PA -  Family Fun In Philadelphia, Adventure Aquarium and Independence Seaport Museum are just two of dozens of attractions that the whole family can enjoy when in Philadelphia.Philadelphia, PA -  Family Fun In Philadelphia, Adventure Aquarium and Independence Seaport Museum are just two of dozens of attractions that the whole family can enjoy when in Philadelphia.

Museum of the American Revolution - Offering free admission to children under age five and discounts to older kids.

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA -  Family Fun In Philadelphia, Independence National Historic Park and Fireman's Hall Museum are just two of dozens of attractions that the whole family can enjoy when in Philadelphia.

Jim's Steaks Philadelphia’s South Street Cheesesteak Tradition

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 PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - Jim's Steaks Philadelphia’s South Street Cheesesteak Tradition: South Street is one of Philadelphia’s most well known melting pots. Here, visitors and residents, teenagers and adults, preppies and punk rockers, artists and attorneys, all mix happily. The street is always buzzing, no matter if you visit on a Tuesday afternoon or a Friday night.

Philly's Grilled Cheese Sandwich Guide

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Philly's Grilled Cheese Sandwich Guide Philadelphia, PA - The grilled cheese sandwich, once considered so plain it was relegated to kids’ menus, has now gained grown-up favor and flavor among specialty food vendors, lunch spots and esteemed eateries in and around Philadelphia.

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Executive Chef Terry White - Recently, modern steakhouse Urban Farmer and rooftop bar Assembly welcomed new Chef Terry  White. Best known to contemporary diners for his work over the past eight years at the Jersey shore, Chef White is a Philadelphia native and a steakhouse specialist who has opened branches of The Palm and Del Frisco’s across the U.S.Executive Chef Terry White - Recently, modern steakhouse Urban Farmer and rooftop bar Assembly Rooftop Bar welcomed new Chef Terry  White. Best known to contemporary diners for his work over the past eight years at the Jersey shore, Chef White is a Philadelphia native and a steakhouse specialist who has opened branches of The Palm and Del Frisco’s across the U.S. He helped to reinvent and reinvigorate the staid dark-wood and white-tablecloth model to its modern farm-to-table ethos, and brings decades of experience with local purveyors to his new role. He looks forward to advancing Urban Farmer’s worthy mission of bringing the best of the mid-Atlantic to the table.

“I feel lucky to have experienced the current renaissance of the steakhouse, and no one does it better than Urban Farmer, where we wholly embrace the idea that a great steak comes from a great farm,” says Chef White, who cooked at Philadelphia’s storied Monte Carlo Living Room and Le Bec-Fin back when they were among the only important fine-dining restaurants in town. “When I started working in steakhouses, I was living out in Berks County, and I knew at once from my classical training that a meal of quality ingredients, such as farm-raised steak and fresh sides, should be something special and compelling.”“I feel lucky to have experienced the current renaissance of the steakhouse, and no one does it better than Urban Farmer, where we wholly embrace the idea that a great steak comes from a great farm,” says Chef White, who cooked at Philadelphia’s storied Monte Carlo Living Room and Le Bec-Fin back when they were among the only important fine-dining restaurants in town. “When I started working in steakhouses, I was living out in Berks County, and I knew at once from my classical training that a meal of quality ingredients, such as farm-raised steak and fresh sides, should be something special and compelling.”

Chef White’s menus at Urban Farmer and Assembly will debut in stages over the coming weeks, and will highlight beef from nearby Berks and Lancaster Counties, along with local favorites such as Pennsylvania Lake Trout, farm-fresh produce and even scrapple. Guests can expect:

  • A fresh, summery assortment of crudos and ceviches at Assembly that draw on his experience at the shore, where he proudly served peerlessly fresh seafood
  • A continued commitment to local products that evolve the steakhouse concept at Urban Farmer, bringing diners closer than ever to fresh, humanely raised beef and vegetable-driven side dishes

“For a long time, I traveled the country opening restaurants, and I learned first-hand how comforting and truly hospitable a good meal for one can be,” says Chef White, who once saved up two months’ salary as a young cook to dine at The Fountain at the Four Seasons, and is honored and excited to oversee the kitchen in the same famed space at Urban Farmer.

 

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City of Brotherly Love Valentine's Day Prix-Fixe Menus

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As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, these City of Brotherly Love restaurants are gearing up with deluxe prix-fixe menus, aphrodisiac dishes, cocktails made for two, and two-top tables with a view. Philadelphia PA - As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, these City of Brotherly Love restaurants are gearing up with deluxe prix-fixe menus, aphrodisiac dishes, cocktails made for two, and two-top tables with a view. 

10 Philadelphia Valentine's Day and Weekend Hot Spots

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From heart-shaped pizzagrams, to a four-course champagne cocktail dinner to foie and lobster 'surf and turf" tacos, Cupid says come hungry and thirsty! Below, please find a list of Valentine's Day and Weekend food happeningsPhiladelphia, PA - From heart-shaped pizzagrams, to a four-course champagne cocktail dinner to foie and lobster 'surf and turf" tacos, Cupid says come hungry and thirsty! Below, please find a list of Valentine's Day and Weekend food happenings.

Uber's Top Valentine's Day List for Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA - Valentine's Day a popular day to dine out, with romantics looking for the perfect spot to take that special someone. But where to go? From South Philly to West Philly and Fishtown to Manayunk, tap into the data to find the go-to Valentine's Day restaurants in Philadelphia based on total number of Uber drop-offs.Philadelphia, PA - Valentine's Day a popular day to dine out, with romantics looking for the perfect spot to take that special someone. But where to go? From South Philly to West Philly and Fishtown to Manayunk, tap into the data to find the go-to Valentine's Day restaurants in Philadelphia based on total number of Uber drop-offs.

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