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.

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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