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Phillies 5K for Charity

Photo by Flickr user pvsbond Registration is now open for the Phillies 5K for Charity. The 5K (3.1 mile) race will take place on Saturday, March 26, at 9 a.m. at Citizen's Bank Park. The entry fee is $30 ($32 if you include a $2 online...Show More Summary


Philadelphia, 2010 Photographed by: Alan Barr East Falls Like to see your photo here? Submit it via the Phillyist Flickr Group!

Yo, Philly in the News

Image Credit: elizabethps A man was shot and killed in a North Philadelphia housing project stairwell overnight. No suspect nor motive have been determined at this time. [Philadelphia Inquirer] All New Jersey state courts and administrative offices are closed today due to yesterday's snow. Show More Summary

The Week Philly Out-Everythinged New York

What a week to be a Philadelphia sports fan, no? The good folks over at Crossing Broad put together this incredible, epic, and overall wonderfully anti-NY montage of all things Philly ownage last night, and, by the deities, it deserves to be viewed. Show More Summary


Metro Winter Photographed by: Paul Gentile Philadelphia Like to see your photo here? Submit it via the Phillyist Flickr Group!

Phillyist Reviews ... A Very Special Ladies and Gentlemen Christmas Special

Kelly Vrooman and Joe Sabatino in Philadelphia Joke Initiative's A Very Special Ladies and Gentlemen Christmas Special. Photo by Katherine Fritz Walking into the ML Gallery on Market Street on Sunday, I didn't know what I was about to see. Show More Summary

ArtIST: Barbara Rosin

Image Credit Barbara Rosin, All Rights Reserved Barbara Rosin, an impressionist painter, is a self-described "lifelong artist"; she's been drawing as "long as [she] could hold a pencil." While she works primarily with oil paint, Rosin...Show More Summary

Yo, Philly In the News

Photo by Flickr user xlibber The Philly police are expected to announce the help of the FBI in tracking the serial strangler that has recently been attacking women in the Kensington area. [CBS Philadelphia] A missing computer from Manayunk carries a "fabulous drug stash" as reward. Show More Summary

Is Philadelphia Magazine Right—Are Kids Really Getting Stupider?

Credit: Dan Foy This month's Philadelphia Magazine cover story tackles the issue of kids getting stupider. When I first saw the cover, I thought this would be an article that has a crazy headline and then backpedals. That thought was...Show More Summary

It's Always Sunny Recap: Charlie Kelly: King of the Rats

Image Credit: FX You know, we'd like to make you feel special with this recap today. We think you deserve it. Well, that and a new rat stick. So, that's what we'll do. Make you feel special for a day. In the simplest way possible. Because,...Show More Summary

Phillyist Playlist: The Frames at The TLA

There are those who had never heard of Glen Hansard before Once became a surprise hit in 2007 and "Falling Slowly," the song Hansard penned with co-star Markéta Irglová, beat out three—count 'em—Disney tunes to win an Oscar for Best Original Song. Show More Summary

Mann Center Nominated for Pollstar Concert Industry Awards

Passion Pit at the Mann Center (Image Credit: Allison Krumm/Phillyist) You're going down Hollywood Bowl! We're cheering for the Mann Center to make a major take-down of the reigning Pollstar Award-wining LA venue at this year's awards ceremony. Show More Summary

Better Late Than Never

On October 30th, the Opera Company of Philadelphia treated shoppers in Macy's to an impromptu performance of the "Hallelujah" chorus from Handel's Messiah. Gathering together 650 voices from 28 different groups, OCP launched a large-scale "random act of culture," and kudos to 'em. See? Flash mobs in Philly are about more than beating the ever-loving crap out of people.

Yo, Philly In the News

Image Credit: Jacob Montrasio Lawmakers over in New Jersey are attempting to pass legislation that would loosen the rules of the state's medical marijuana laws. As they stand now, the rules "provide the least amount of relief to theShow More Summary

A Make It Work Moment at the King of Prussia Mall

This weekend the King of Prussia Mall opened it doors to Tim Gunn, fashion heavyweight and CCO of Liz Claiborne, Inc., as he hosted a fashion show of Liz Claiborne brands. Together with co-host Lea, a leggy blonde in a navy mini dress,...Show More Summary

Extra, Extra

Image Credit: GiantsFanatic The damage that Carl Greene caused the Philadelphia Housing Authority is limitless. During the investigation, it was discovered that he settled another lawsuit under the table—this one to keep quiet a story where the PHA demolished a house with someone still inside. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra

Image Credit: William Couch As we mentioned yesterday, Christine O'Donnell is no different than us—in that she makes out when she's drunk. Finally, though, the boy who cried "I made out with Christine O'Donnell" has been exposed. Dustin Dominiak, you're a wanker for kissing and telling. Show More Summary

Frugal Fun Alert: Oct. 29 – 31, 2010

Fun around town, for $10 or less: Friday: Artist Q&A and Happy Hour: Q&A with Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto in honor of his soon-to-be-open retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art at Le Meridien Hotel (1421 Arch St.). Show More Summary

Extra, Extra

Image Credit: GiantsFanatic Wow. Stephen Greb has been charged with various crimes related to his funneling money into a made-up food company. Greb was LaSalle's food service director. [CBS 3] Vandals sprayed cars in South Philadelphia with some type of acid last night. Show More Summary

It's Always Sunny Recap: Mac's Mom Burns Her House Down

Image Credit: FX One second... we're applying some self tanner... even though it's a bit chilly out, we're planning on wearing some white shorts tonight, and the tan's going to make them pop, because Josh Groban likes it when his ladies pop... Show More Summary

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