Penn Museum Makes a Golden Deal with Turkey

Philadelphia’s archaeology museum is to indefinitely loan a batch of ancient jewellery known as “Troy gold” to Turkey in order to gain artefacts for a future exhibit of King Midas-related pieces. This arrangement comes as part of a landmark agreement between the Penn Museum and the Turkish Ministry of...

Get Hunting at the American Swedish Historical Museum’s Flea Market

Get down to the American Swedish Historical Museum today for the third annual Flea Market and Open House, running from 9 am to 2 pm. Delve through eclectic delights both old and new as the scenic FDR Park and museum hosts a vintage and antique market. But if a rest from all that rootling is required at some...

The Philadelphia Collection Returns This Week

Starting tomorrow, the Philadelphia Collection, the annual independent and local fashion extravaganza takes over the entire city, running until September 20. The week-long event sees over 100 trunk shows, numerous designer sales, open houses and fashion shows, plus special Philadelphia Collection events such...

Pig Iron Theatre Company Presents a World Premiere at the Philly Fringe

Running from September 7 – 22, the 2012 Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival looks set to out-do all other years, especially with the announcement that renowned local theatre company Pig Iron has teamed up with Japanese artist Toshiki Okada. Developed in Japan earlier this summer, Zero Cost...

Back-to-School Specials Courtesy of Starr Restaurants

Running throughout the whole of September, the Starr Restaurant Organisation aims to ease us all back to work and school with half a dozen special foodie deals. El Rey – From now until tomorrow, September 9 get down to the kitsch diner-cum-Mexican for free chips con salsa verde and salsa roja. There really...

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