Korean Comfort Food Coming to Old City, Philadelphia

Old City will get a Korean restaurant whose menu will emphasize comfort food, with a noodle specialty.

Buk Chon — after the neighborhood in Seoul — is down for a fall opening at the former Zento at 132 Chestnut St., next to Adriana and across the street from Han Dynasty on the block with the Belgian block roadway. It’s also a few doors from the new Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen at 126 Chestnut.

Continue reading Korean Comfort Food Coming to Old City, Philadelphia

Temptations Musical Booked for 2019 Broadway Run

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, a new musical about one of R&B’s premier vocal groups, will hit Broadway in Spring 2019. The production will run at the Imperial Theater in New York, New York, producers announced Thursday, although no opening date has been set. Continue reading Temptations Musical Booked for 2019 Broadway Run

Get a Taste of Greek Culture at Plymouth Church’s Annual Festival

The A Taste of Greece Cultural Festival returns this weekend to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 39851 West Five Mile Road in Plymouth. Continue reading Get a Taste of Greek Culture at Plymouth Church’s Annual Festival

Nicki Minaj Wears Croatian Creation at 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

More international success for Croatian designer Juraj Zigman.

American singer Nicki Minaj last night took to the stage to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards last night in New York wearing a Zigman creation. Continue reading Nicki Minaj Wears Croatian Creation at 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

Brooklyn Book Festival is One of America’s Premier Book Festivals

The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors, the Festival includes a week of Bookend Events throughout New York City, a lively Children’s Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors plus 250 booksellers filling a vibrant outdoor Literary Marketplace. Continue reading Brooklyn Book Festival is One of America’s Premier Book Festivals

Spain’s Top Soccer League Set to Play Regular-Season Matches in the US

Some of Spain’s top soccer teams — including FC Barcelona and Real Madrid — are slated to play regular-season matches in the United States for the first time in history as part of a promotional effort to boost soccer’s popularity in North America.  Continue reading Spain’s Top Soccer League Set to Play Regular-Season Matches in the US

15th Annual Festa Italiana di Vandergrift Held Sunday Offered Up the Aroma of a Row of Italian Restaurants

The 15th annual Festa Italiana di Vandergrift held Sunday offered up the aroma of a row of Italian restaurants on a hot summer day.

Live Italian music serenaded the nonstop waves of festival-goers twirling fettuccine with carbonara sauce in sturdy cardboard boats, drinking beer and wine, smoking cigars and vying for the patches of shade. Continue reading 15th Annual Festa Italiana di Vandergrift Held Sunday Offered Up the Aroma of a Row of Italian Restaurants

Inaugural DC World Reggae Festival August 19

DC World Reggae Festival, an Embassy of Jamaica-endorsed event, will have its inaugural staging on August 19, 2018 featuring Jamaican artistes such as Shabba Ranks, Chronixx, Toots and The Maytals, Kes the Band, Raging Fyah, Rupee, Jah Works, and Ras Slick. Continue reading Inaugural DC World Reggae Festival August 19

Exploring The Art Of New Mexico’s High Road Artisans

The expansive landscapes of New Mexico’s High Road between Santa Fe and the mountain town of Taos are home to a rich culture and a vibrant arts scene. During the last two weekends of September, the annual High Road Art Tour displays all the skilled crafts and craftsmen that the Northern New Mexico highway inspires. There are 39 stops along the way, from full-blown galleries to pop-up shops on the side of the road. Each region represented along the 52-mile scenic byway—Chimayo, Llano, Ojo Sarco, Penasco, Truchas, and Vadito—offers a unique insight into deeply rooted local history. Read More via LocallyCrafted.

Little Caribbean Food Tours Help Preserve West Indian Culture

“I hope you wore your walking shoes,” Shelley Worrell said excitedly over her shoulder on a chilly Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn. Worrell was leading a dozen people along Nostrand Avenue, stopping at restaurants, wine shops, record stores, and bakeries for samples of local Caribbean favorites. This is the “Little Caribbean” food tour, celebrating Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, and other islands that are represented in Flatbush’s restaurants, shops, and bars owned by people of Caribbean descent. Continue reading Little Caribbean Food Tours Help Preserve West Indian Culture