great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel,
shopping and dining easy in Center City; SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org.
Row Holiday Fashion Crawl
Come out December 5, 12-3pm, for a roving event highlighting the best of holiday
fashion and mixology. Numerous Rittenhouse Row retailers will host simultaneous
in-store parties with cocktails from their best mixologists. The entire day is
free and open to the public- just grab a map at the Rittenhouse Square Holiday
Lighting or download one from RittenhouseRow.org. Maps will also be available
at Capital One, 1636 Walnut Street, on December 5, between 12-3pm.
Rittenhouse Row Holiday Fashion Crawl, Various Locations, RittenhouseRow.org
It’s Latkepalooza’s Bat Mitzvah!
On December 6, hundreds of foodies of all ages will bask in potato paradise
as chefs from Philadelphia’s top restaurants offer their own creative take
on the latke (potato pancake). Celebrating its 13th year, Latkepalooza
will have chefs from Aldine, Estia, Frankford Hall, Imli Indian Kitchen,
Jones, Sabrina’s Café, Tria Taproom, and Whetstone Tavern, with sufganiyot
(donuts) by Federal Donuts and ice cream by Ben & Jerry’s! $20 General
Admission; $12 Ages 2-12.
Latkepalooza, The Gershman Y, 401 South Broad Street, 215.545.4400, GershmanY.org
Bloomingdale's The Outlet Store Opens Soon
Bloomingdale's The Outlet Store will offer a range of off-price apparel and accessories, including women’s ready-to-wear, men’s, children’s and home goods- giving fashionable and wallet-conscious customers an avenue for purchasing stylish brands at a compelling price. Come out December 11 at 9:30am when the store opens for business and the 2015 holiday season.
Bloomingdale's The Outlet Store, The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street, 267.858.3200, Bloomingdales.com
Eastern State Penitentiary - Donate and BOGO
Eastern State Penitentiary is partnering with Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice to collect gifts for local children with incarcerated parents. Through December 14, any Eastern State visitor who donates a new toy or children's book in its original packaging (but please no gift wrap) will be granted a second admission free of charge.
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue, 215.236.3300, EasternState.org
Yuletide Cheers & Beers
It’s the most wonderful time for a beer... or is it? It’s the winter of 1777, and the British are occupying Philadelphia. A Red Coat solider provides a unique perspective on this tumultuous time during a tippler’s tour seeking the comfort of hearty snacks and warming drafts at four cozy pubs. Thursdays, through December 17.
Historic Philadelphia Tippler's Tour, Various Locations, 215.542.3789, HistoricPhiladelphia.org