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Germantown Cartel Forms Collaborative Brews & Bus Tour

When three of Philadelphia’s most talented brewers are also friends with brewpubs located within four miles of each other, collaboration is inevitable. The three men, Paul Rutherford of Iron Hill Brewery Chestnut Hill, Scott Morrison of Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery, and Tom Baker of Earth Bread & Brewery, have dubbed themselves the “Germantown Avenue Brewers Cartel”   On September 20th, the Cartel …

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City of Hope Rally, Register, Raffle at The Shops at Liberty Place

From 11am to 2pm on August 22, representatives from City of Hope will be in the Rotunda at The Shops at Liberty Place to register participants for one of their many amazing causes: the Women’s Cancer Walk. While the inspiring walk isn’t until September 13, passersby and participants alike can rally support towards the cause — and donate to enter to win a raffled …

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Imbibing for a cause – McCrossen’s Hosts Ales for ALS

This Thursday night at McCrossen’s Tavern, you can drink three Weyerbacher IPAs while simultaneously donating to ALS research. That’s because Weyerbacher’s Ales for ALS Imperial IPA sees 100% of its proceeds donated to ALS research. McCrossen’s Tavern will also be providing ways to get involved with the terrific cause. The two other Weyerbacher brews for the evening are Last Chance …

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Boutique clothier Duke and Winston bolsters Square 1682’s canine philanthropy

Representatives from Seun Olubodun‘s Duke and Winston flagship store will be at Square 1682‘s patio brunch for the remaining Sundays in August from 11am-2pm — complete with trendy clothes, 15% off vouchers, and of course, The Duke. The store’s eponymous bulldog mascot is looking to help out his fellow creatures in need. What could be better than a raffle whose proceeds directly benefit Philadelphia’s no-kill …

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Decibel Dan is Back! USA Launch at McCrossen’s Aug 7

Dan is back! That’s right, Philly’s own New Zealand winemaker Decibel Dan / AKA Daniel Brennan of Decibel Wines is back in the USA and Philadelphia for a special Launch Party of his new vintages at his family-owned McCrossen’s Tavern. The Fairmount bar will be a buzz this Thursday from 7pm-10pm with featured wines from Decibel’s expanding collection, including the …

Chauncey Scates Sizzles And Swizzles on “Local Flight”

Square 1682’s Lead Bartender, Chauncey Scates, represented the city of Philadelphia with her craft cocktail prowess on the popular Youtube channel, Tastemade, in an episode of “Local Flight.” After host Shawn Thomas challenged her to create a cocktail highlighting goose-shaped lime hard candy from Old City’s Shane Confectionary, Chauncey wowed him with a mix of fresh lime juice, Galliano liquor, Grey Goose Cherry …

3 Course Dinner on Wednesday? Old City Debuts Its Restaurant Week

While Restaurant Week fever will officially hit Center City on September 7th, a micro version of the beloved prix-fixe program has Old City in a tizzy — right now. Old City District proudly rolled out its first neighborhood-specific Restaurant Week on July 20th, and we’re excited to see our favorite Old City haunts (Cuba Libre, Red Owl Tavern, and FarmiCia) on the line up. With lunch …