202 South 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 545 1893
A dance club, gay hangout, bar and cyber cafe-Woody's Bar serves more than one purpose. Woody's bar is populated by the guys predominantly and occasionally the female folk saunter in. Sprawled over a few floors, Woody's lets one enjoy drinks, dance and also offers free internet access at the cyber cafe upsatirs. So whether it is the dance floor that grabs your attention or the computers, take your pick.
254 South 12th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 545 8088
If partying in a gay locality is you're idea of fun, then head to the roof top of 12th Air Command. The on site cafe allows you to feast on some American favorites all through the day on Sundays and in the evenings only on other days. A happening nigh-spot, this place has something to boast of each day. For instance, Tuesdays are karaoke nights, so prepare yourself and your vocal chords and get ready to rock!
507 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 923 0210
The Society Hill Playhouse located on Society Hill (surprise!) has been an institution in the city since 1959. It is the city's first professional theatre house to bring world-class plays from different parts of America, as well as Canada and Europe. It has also produced hundreds of plays, such as Brecht and Weill's 'Threepenny Opera' in 1962 to Jean Genet's 'The Blacks' in 1965. Others include Brian Friel's 'Volunteers in 1978' and 'Freedom of the City' in 1979. Housed within the historic David Garrick Hall, the Playhouse boasts of two stages-the Main Stage and the Cabaret Theatre, which seats 90.
416 Queen Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 320 2600
With over 7,000 students in six local branches, Settlement Music School may be the largest community music education program in the country. Founded in 1908, it has a great reputation for training classical and jazz musicians. There is a packed schedule of student and faculty recitals throughout the year, at reasonable prices, plus classes for children and adults. Hear some of the recitals through their website.
1113-31 12th & Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 238 1000
It's hard to believe the Hard Rock has been around for over 30 years now. It started as a place in London to get authentic American hamburgers and somehow turned into an international institution. The rock memorabilia includes Pete Townshend's blue Rickenbacker and Mick Jagger's Green Velvet Pants. And non-stop rock music, loudly pumps to every corner of the cafe. Step into Hard Rock Cafe to party and pick up a gift form the gift store as well. Check out the huge selection of collector pins, t-shirts, leather jackets and tons more!
235 South 10th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 925 2191
Medical students, hipsters, blue and white collars unite in this potpourri of Philadelphia brethren. At this functional, relaxing local favorite, you can guzzle 'em down chatting with the local old timer or nestle up in one of the booths tapping your fingers away to music from a fine Motown/classic rock jukebox. Burgers, fries, cheese steaks, and other "bar-fare" can be ordered while watching local and national sports on one of the two televisions. Sit back and relax, knowing you're drinking the lowest-priced drinks in Center City.
214 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 215 925 7900
The Ritz Theatre features films that are for a sophisticated and savvy audience; the type of films that provoke thought, where the cinematic art can be used to reflect the elements of identity and character that exist within all of us. The Ritz often features movies that are independent or foreign, as well as wide-release films when they merit artistic value. With state-of-the art sound and visual equipment, the seats in the tiered structure allow for easy viewing and comfort. Located in walking distance of many bars and eating establishments.
120 Lombard Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 215 925 8880
Housed in an 18th century granary, this elegant, old brick restaurant Bistro Romano has been a Philadelphia dining mainstay since 1988. Located in the historic Society Hill district, it is a favorite of the local media and ranks amongst the area's top restaurants. The Smoked Chicken Ravioli and the Veal Rosini are two of the menu's more popular entrees. On weekends, diners can enjoy cocktails in its piano bar, or for a change of pace, take part in its acclaimed Mystery Theater.
3333 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 222 4500
Landmark Americana - University City is a trendy and casual restaurant cum sports bar. Nestled in the heart of University City, Landmark's menu consists of spicy tuna egg rolls, nachos with chicken, crab cake sandwich, burgers, wings and much more. They also have a late night menu. Their sports bar has 20 HDTVs, so if you want to watch the game, hang out with your buddies for a drink and gorge on the wings, then Landmark is the place for you. For entertainment, there is a weekly trivia, karaoke nights and Djs to keep you wanting for more. You will find a lot of college crowd in here.
2929 Arch Street Cira Centre, Ground Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 222 2363
JG Domestic is a trendy restaurant and bar serving one of the finest handcrafted food created by Chef Garces and drinks sourced from all over the country. The cozy restaurant has a wall of herbs, plants and greenery reflecting the Chef's passion for farm to table approach and giving the venue a breath of fresh air. The food is served in small plates and you can watch it being made in their open kitchen and vegetarians have some nice options here.
Located one block from South Street, this upbeat corner café
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The Curtis Institute is internationally acclaimed for training aspiring musicians
for careers as performing artists for more than 70 years. Only one student per instrument is selected each year. Students stage free public recitals every Monday, Wednesday and Friday ...
Starlight Ballroom, is home to the Punk Rock Flea Market
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