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Philly Socialholic: Hunter for Target Arrives in Philly this Saturday!

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On April - 12 - 2018

Hunter for Target Coming this Saturday!

This spring, Target is partnering with Hunter – a British heritage brand – on a limited-edition lifestyle collection that brings the entire family together to enjoy the great outdoors. Hunter for Target includes home and outdoor goods, as well as boots, sandals, jackets, tops, bottoms, backpacks, duffels and small accessories for women, men, girls, boys and toddlers. A number of items in the collection are a first for Hunter, including many of the home and outdoor goods, such as hammocks, sunshades and coolers. Hunter for Target includes more than 300 items. Products range in price from $5-$80, with the majority of items under $30. The collection will be available at select Target stores (most of the stores in the Philadelphia region! Yeah!) and on Saturday, April 14 through June 14, or while supplies last.

Philly Socialholic: Garces Foundation Presents Think Local Give Local

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On April - 12 - 2018

Garces Foundation presents Think Local, Give Local, an event with tastings from the area’s most acclaimed chefs and a food-themed silent auction to benefit the lives of Philadelphia’s immigrant community.    

In a year when the rights of immigrants are more important than ever, the sixth annual Garces Foundation Benefit has gone all out with making this the best event yet. Chef Jose Garces has handpicked a group of local chefs to deliver an unforgettable epicurean experience, highlighting Philadelphia’s unique culinary talent. Throughout the evening guests will enjoy everything with a local twist – cocktails made with local spirits, regional handcraft beer, design and décor made by local artists such as Petals Lane and Event FX and more. Additionally, Entertainment will be provided by American Deluxe.

Guests will participate in a live auction featuring exciting and unique experiences, including a New Year’s Eve overnight package at LUMA Hotel Times Square. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is matching the first $5,000 raised for each live auction item.


The Chefs’ After Party will feature cocktails made exclusively with Tito’s Handmade Vodka.



Friday, April 13, 2018

VIP Preview 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

General Admission 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Chefs’ After Party 9:00 p.m. -midnight

Stage program including video and live auction will occur at 8:15.



Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia



General Admission – $150

Early Admission – $200

VIP Admission – $285 receive exclusive access to the after party on the 33rd floor and a preview tasting. 


Cocktail attire.

 Simon’s Soiree 2018

Join Simon’s Fund for their annual gala, the 2018 Simon’s Soiree on Saturday, March 17. This year’s event is headed to Citizen’s Bank Bank at the Diamond Club. Two local heart heroes will be recognized this year for their efforts and accomplishments: Dr. Robert Kleiman of ERT and Gabe Infante of St. Joe’s Prep. Funds will be raised to continue the Simon’s Fund mission, to protect hearts and to save the life of one child . . . and then another, by raising awareness about the warning signs and conditions that lead to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and death.  To purchase tickets visit:


The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival

On Tuesday, March 20th, 40+ vendors, restaurants, and bars will gather at The Crystal Tea Room for an evening of hand-crafted masterpieces of culinary expertise featuring distinguished wines, craft beers, craft cocktails and spirits selections. Guests can sample their way through over 100 different amazing dishes, craft beers, Bourbon & whiskeys, liquors, and wines from across the Philadelphia area: 




The Bercy

Exciting news for Ardmore! Justin Weathers and Joe Monnich, former Stephen Starr Alums and current partners in Stove & Tap in Lansdale and Al Pastor in Exton, announce plans for the opening of The Bercy. The Bercy will be located at 7 East Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore in the former Haverford Trust building from the 1920’s that most recently housed Primavera Pizza Kitchen. A modern take on the classic French brasserie, The Bercy is named for a neighborhood in the 12th arrondissement of Paris.  The restaurant will open for dinner initially, with a projected opening in early April. Lunch, weekday breakfast, and weekend brunch will be added by in the Spring, to provide all-day dining and café options, seven days a week. For more information visit Reservations are available on Find The Bercy on Instagram @thebercy and on Facebook @TheBercy.



Philly Socialholic: 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show: Wonders of Water

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 28 - 2018

The time has come and the wait is over, the 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “Wonders of Water,” will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water, on March 3 to 11, 2018, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. America’s leading floral and garden designers will create tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands and arid landscapes, showcasing the astounding plants that thrive in each environment, from exquisite orchids and flowering vines to luminescent desert blooms. Guests will enter the show under a canopy of exotic flowers, and marvel at a modernistic, multi-level bamboo waterfall. An ever-shifting rain curtain will guide guests over a “suspended” rope bridge, and through a brilliant green rainforest. The Philadelphia Flower Show has been honored as the best event in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association, competing with events such as the Kentucky Derby Festival, Tournament of Roses Parade, Indianapolis 500 Festival, and other international celebrations. For more information about the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show and to purchase tickets, visit, and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Immerse yourself in the “Wonders of Water”.  Hours of the 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show: Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. , Sunday, March 4,  8 a.m. to 9 p.m.,  Monday-Friday, March 5-9: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and finally, Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, March 11, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Midtown Village shines a bit more this season with the addition of TINSEL a Christmas themed pop-up bar presented by Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group. This wonderland of Christmas crazy comes complete with a Krampus Room as well as a stocked-up bar of delicious seasonal cocktails and drafts. Tinsel will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 2:00 p.m. to Midnight, and Sunday Noon to 5:00 p.m. Tinsel will offer happy hour specials Tuesday through Friday 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.



Puyero Venezuelan Flavor Holiday Menu

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor has debuted their new holiday menu offerings and they are delicious. If you are in the mood for some real comfort food let Puyero Venezuelan spoil you. The tequeños are to die for as well as the yuca frita. As a traditional holiday treat the team has put together a menu of hallacas, pan de jamon, ponche de crema, and soul warming hot chocolate.This adorable place is a neighborhood gem great for families and friends. For more information visit:


Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents this annual juried Craft Show as a fundraiser for the Museum. Over the last 40 years more than $12 million in proceeds went to the Museum. The impact of the Show can be seen throughout the Museum with Craft Show funds used to purchase or support hundreds of items and improvements and renovations and programs including the Art Splash family program, and special exhibitions. The Show offers visitors the unique opportunity to speak with each of the 195 of the country’s finest craft artists, and to learn about and purchase their one-of-a-kind works, including: glass, baskets, jewelry, both wearable and decorative fiber, metal, paper, leather, furniture, ceramic, wood, and mixed media. ADMISSION IS $18 FOR A ONE-DAY PASS OR $25 FOR A TWO-DAY PASS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: HTTP://WWW.PMACRAFTSHOW.ORG/ OR TO PURCHASE TICKETS VISIT: HTTP://WWW.PHILAMUSEUM.ORG/CALENDAR/?KEYWORD=CRAFTSHOW 




Shoo Fry will be serving a Thanksgiving Poutine to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. All proceeds from the Thanksgiving Poutine will be donated to CHOP; The Thanksgiving Poutine special is $10 and features turkey, stuffing, cheese curds, gravy and cranberry sauce on your choice of sweet potato tots or classic tots or French fries. Visit Shoo Fry in Rittenhouse or Fishtown during the month of November.






The Beaux Arts Ball 

The Beaux Arts Ball is a masquerade tradition stretching back to the middle ages in Italy and France, and possibly even older. Guests who attend the joyous festivities go all-out with black tie regalia, high fashion, and masquerade costumes. This year’s theme is: THE ART OF THE MASK.
On Friday, November 10, INVINCIBLE resurrects this epic gala, and they are opening their doors for an iconic evening or Art, Music, Food and Drink in benefit of Penn Radiation Oncology’s Quality of Life Program. Penn Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology is dedicated to providing patient-centered care by offering the most innovative and targeted cancer treatments in an environment that promotes an overall experience of healing. The Quality of Life Program, strengthens that mission by offering integrative therapies to improve an overall sense of health and wellness to patients and their caregivers. Further they will be supporting the Jack Brewer Foundation’s Hurricane Relief Efforts.

Artists from across the Philadelphia area will have works on exhibit with a portion of the proceeds going to the above-mentioned charities. The tradition of the Beaux Arts Ball holds that professions of architecture and law attend, but we invite all Philadelphians who appreciate the arts to join us in a melee of lavish costumes, dancing and brilliant conversation.

The Beaux Arts Ball feature live music courtesy of CTO Artists, late night DJ, complimentary bar, ariel performers from Flaunt Fitness and fine food provided by Raw, Enoteca Tredici and Zavino with more to be announced. Local Art curated by Art Jawn. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended as space is limited.  (Link Below) Tickets can be purchased at the door as available; for more information visit:


Great West Chester Craft Beer & Restaurant Stroll

The Great West Chester Craft Beer & Restaurant Stroll will include 10+ amazing bars & restaurants on November 11th!  Craft beer samples, drink & food specials, dozens of craft beer options, and so much more.  An absolutely incredible value and one heck of a fun afternoon with friends!  

NEW FEATURE : EVENT/BEER Check-ins with Untappd! Look for event in your Untappd App. Download it here: Untappd Can’t make it at noon?  No problem – start any time!  Tickets are very affordable – early bird discount for those that buy well in advance and prices WILL INCREASE as we get close to the event or selling out. Ticket sales are limited to ensure an amazingly fun experience for all and it is not too crowded; for tickets visit:


Taste of Philly!

You & your friends are invited to TASTE something new and spend an evening sampling fantastic food, craft beer and top-shelf liquor from the city’s best restaurants and favorite breweries at TASTE of Philly 2017! On Wednesday, November 15th enjoy over 50 different participants while taking in great live entertainment! Spend time at the night created for all five senses! Try dozens of scrumptious menu items created by acclaimed chefs, with decadent desserts, tasty cocktails – plus a beer garden overflowing with spectacular brews. Three Hours of non-stop food & drink. Dozens of fantastic restaurants. One delicious, charitable night at a price you can afford.