Earning a Super Bowl win (finally) and being named GQ’s City of the Year, Philadelphia had a pretty successful 2018. Looking ahead, 2019 isn’t going to be too shabby, either. With a long list of events, festivals and attractions, the City of Brotherly Love kicks off 2019 with a bang, foodie style.
Restaurant Week in Philadelphia has been a long tradition of those sought-after restaurants becoming a bit more accessible to novice foodies, but Center City District Restaurant Week has come a long way. Now hosted twice a year, boasting 13 days of fine dining, foodies head to the city for those $35 dinner and $20 lunch deals, Jan. 13–25, 2019, or in September.
Each year, editors of Philadelphia Magazine choose the city’s 50 best restaurants to be featured in the print issue. The highly anticipated list is brought to life through Philly Cooks, a Philadelphia Magazine event showcasing local talent from chefs and mixologists paired with live music and entertainment, Feb. 6, 2019.
For craft-brew fans, Big Philly Beerfest is a dream festival. Check out more than 125 breweries from near and far on tap, Feb. 15–16, 2019.
A local favorite, East Passyunk Restaurant Week offers the best of the best diners can find in South Philly. The foodie neighborhood has some of the best restaurants in the city, all lined up on one street. With more than 24 restaurants on East Passyunk Avenue alone, you’re bound to find a few for every palate.
Hotels around the world temporarily closed their doors, while others host healthcare workers in support of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, hotels light up their windows at night with messages of love and hope for local communities.
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While a night out on the town isn’t possible at the moment, that doesn’t mean you have to skip date night altogether. Get a little competition going and host your own version of Chopped, or take turns alternating and preparing resort-level meals at home.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
United Airlines is making its MileagePlus program more flexible for its frequent-flyer customers in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and global travel restrictions.
IN A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PARTNERSHIP, Singapore Airlines and AeroFarms, the leader in indoor vertical farming, launched a Farm-to-Plane initiative to bring the world’s freshest inflight produce to Singapore flights from Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
While we may be physically restricted as to where we travel, that doesn’t stop the wandering spirit from feeling the need to explore. With the rise of virtual tourism, we can do just that — explore, but from home.