Rittenhouse Square

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Year Into Reboot, Philadelphia’s Le Bec Fin Adjusting

Yes, Le Bec is back. But this former grand dame of French gastronomy, which spent decades in the rarefied air of haute cuisine, is still adjusting the recipe on its second act.

02/24/2013

Eakins Oval, in its current configuration, is used as a parking
lot for Art Museum visitors. (Credit: Plan Philly)

Plan For Ben Franklin Parkway Envisions ‘More Park, Less Way’

Deputy Mayor for environmental and community resources Michael DiBerardinis says recent improvements have been remarkable, including $20 million in streetscape improvements, the new Barnes Foundation, the renovated Rodin Museum, Sister Cities Park and the restored Logan Square.

02/04/2013

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Top Pet-Friendly Getaways Near Philadelphia

These nearby staycation getaways are your best bet for a pet-friendly adventure.

01/26/2013

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Add A Little ‘Ping Or Pong’ To Your Pint At Drinker’s On Tuesdays

A pint in one hand and a ping pong paddle in the other, that’s what all three Drinker’s Pubs want to see their patrons sporting on a Tuesday night.

01/14/2013

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Last Minute Gift Ideas For Your Little Bundle Of Joy

Walking through the toy department can seem a little foreign to those of us who haven’t ventured into this magical land since childhood, so here are a few gift ideas.

12/23/2012

(credit: Dan Wing)

Families Gather In Rittenhouse Square For Menorah Lighting

A couple dozen families gathered in Rittenhouse Square Sunday evening for the annual lighting of the menorah.

12/09/2012

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Rittenhouse Square Ranked One Of The Nation’s Most Popular

According to one social media network, Rittenhouse Square is among the top 20 most popular parks in the United States.

09/20/2012

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Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus To Hold First Fall Ball

The black tie optional masquerade event takes place at the Ethical Society Building on Rittenhouse Square.

09/16/2012

(Steve, with Bronco.  Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: ‘Operation Ava,’ Pet Rescue and Adoption Center

It was a beautiful, sunny day to take a walk in Philadelphia, and I had lots of company.

08/12/2012

("Pro"tester  Marc Erlbaum chats with a passerby in Rittenhouse Square.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

In Center City Philadelphia, A Protest Against Protests Nets Uncontested Positivity

The emphasis was on the “pro,” and the goal was to spread positive feelings.

08/08/2012

(credit:  Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)

A Garden Pops Up In Center City

A lot at 19th and Walnut, across from Rittenhouse Square where a movie theatre burned down years ago, sat empty until the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society planted a Pop-Up Garden there.

07/09/2012

(Activists for Mercy For Animals hold a pro-vegetarian demonstration at Rittenhouse Square.) (credit: Steve Tawa)

Activists In Pro-Vegetarian Demonstration Serve Up Meaty Message

A pro-vegetarian group served up some food for thought to a lunchtime crowd at Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday – a 10-foot long inflatable puppy crammed inside a bun, with lettuce and cheese.

07/03/2012

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Author and Magic Expert Visits Philadelphia To Describe ‘How’ It’s Done

A center city Philadelphia bookstore hosts a magician and wordsmith tonight at 7pm, a man who has explored what magic means to us all.

06/27/2012

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Top Places For Live Piano Music In Philadelphia

These piano bars will give you a much more satisfying sing-a-long than crooning along to the radio in your car.

06/21/2012

Top Bistros In Philadelphia

Hey, we’re not all cheesesteaks and soft pretzels; check out some of Philadelphia’s best bistros.

06/20/2012

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