Philadelphia

FOOD, FUN, FLYERS, FRANKLIN, MUSIC AND GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS

FOOD:
Finally Fathom restaurant in Northern Liberties has an opening date now that the “I’s” are dotted and the “T’s” are crossed. Chef/Owner Mike Stollenwerk tells me the waitress’ are turning in their football jersey’s and breaking out the baseball one’s as Fathom is opening up the day after the Super Bowl, February 7, 2011

FLYERS: Flyers Wives to Flyer Up Lunchtime Crowd at The Bellevue on January 21 The Philadelphia Flyers Wives, in an effort to promote the 34th annual Flyers Wives Fight For Lives Carnival at Wells Fargo Center (February 27), will visit The Bellevue Gourmet Food Court on Friday, January 21 at 12 p.m. The Wives, who will be joined by Flyers alumni and other special guests, will be selling tickets to the Carnival during this two-hour appearance. www.flyerscarnival.com The Flyers Wives Fight For Lives Carnival at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, February 27 at 1:30 p.m.

MUSIC:

Who Knew developer David Grasso is in a band, and this week he’s playing Friday at the Fire with his band “Brothers From Another (BFA)” at The Fire Philadelphia 4th & Girard Ave 10pm doors 11:30 showtime for BFA They have a FB page too HERE

Speaking of music yesterday was “Catch Me I’m Falling’s” Jade Starling’s birthday, She’s hosting the Jade Starling’s 2nd Annual Cupids Ball with Special Guests Pretty Poison, Silent Morning’s Noel and Tony Luke Jr at the Coastline in Cherry Hill on Friday February 11. (Who wants to go?)Fun: Girls, Girls, Girls

There was probably a problem at the printers, but finally the 2011 G Lounge Pin Up Calendar is ready for it’s release and G Lounge is throwing a party Saturday Night to celebrate. The calendar will set you back $15.00 but it comes with a free drink and all proceeds are being donated to alex’s lemonade stand. (NOW THAT’s a Mitvah!!)Franklin:

Known for his role in American diplomacy and as one of our nation’s Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin also played a major role in Pennsylvania politics. To celebrate the 305th anniversary of Franklin’s birth, area residents and visitors are invited to a free seminar on Pennsylvania politics at 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Free Seminar: Pennsylvania Politics: Then and Now;Benjamin Franklin Hall, 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Then at 11AM After the seminar, the public is encouraged to join the annual procession with banners, flags and music to Franklin’s grave at Christ Church Burial Ground for the Wreath Laying Ceremony, which pays tribute to the great American patriot and politician: From the Library of the American Philosophical Society to Christ Church Burial Ground at 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

CONGRATULATIONS TO MY BUDS Photographers Nell Hoving, Steve Boyle and Colin Lenton (Ok I don’t know Colin), on their grand opening of Philadelphia Productions, a rental studio & photographic partnership between, located in the northeast section of PhiladelphiaFriday’s their opening party. I hear there’s gonna be rockin’ music by Casey Alvarez at 8pm then DJ Mandip will get the party started around 9:30. (I have a hired job and won’t be able to make it, boo hoo.)