<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usSun, 25 Sep 2016 11:57:01 -0400Sun, 25 Sep 2016 11:57:01 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pokemon Go Day at Morris Arboretum]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:59:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017232645_1200x675_772774467512.jpg Catch Pokemon Sunday at the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill for Pokemon Go Day until 2 p.m.]]> <![CDATA[Irish Eyes Turn to Jersey Shore]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:20:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017232335_1200x675_772764227847.jpg The 25th Annual Irish Fall Festival, the largest festival celebrating Irish heritage on the East Coast, continues in North Wildwood, New Jersey Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Final Day for Spruce Street Harbor Park]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:11:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Spruce+Street+Harbor+Park1.JPG Sunday is the last day to enjoy the pop-up park at Penns Landing until next season.

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<![CDATA[From the Gridiron to the Opera House]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:38:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017217090_1200x675_771895363703.jpg Morris Robinson talks about his unlikely journey to opera. He will perform at the Academy of Music in Opera Philadelphia's production of "Turandot' through October 2nd.]]> <![CDATA[Mount Airy Learning Tree Celebrates 35 Years]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:33:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017216724_1200x675_771877955837.jpg The Mount Airy Learning Tree has been serving the northwest Philadelphia area for 35 years. Founder Barbara Bloom and executive director Judy Weinstein give us details on the anniversary celebration, which takes place on Sunday at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House.]]> <![CDATA[Move Out of the Way Cars! Philly Streets Open Up for Day]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:02:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/206*120/Open+Street+Empty+Philadelphia+Street+Empty.JPG

Have you ever wanted to explore miles of Philadelphia without worrying about cars getting in your way?

Thanks to Philly Free Streets the city will be "temporarily closing Philly streets to vehicles, inviting people to walk, bike and play."

Here’s the deal. On Saturday, about 10 miles of major Philadelphia thoroughfares will be shut down from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The routes run from South and Front streets to the South Street Bridge up the Schuylkill River Trail to Martin Luther King Drive to West Fairmount Park area of the Please Touch Museum. Motorists will be able to intermittently cross South Street at 4th, 7th, 8th, 11th, Broad, 19th, 20th, 22nd and 23rd streets, said Philadelphia Police.

The closed routes will host free, family-friendly fitness activities and pop-up educational programming. The Schuylkill River Trail makes up a permanent non-vehicle portion of the route.

The car-free paths move through more than one dozen city neighborhoods.

Events include:

9 a.m. -- Mile-long power walk led by Mayor Jim Kenney. Starting point is 2nd and South.

9 a.m. -- Group Run with November Project. Meet at the Art Museum steps for a 2-mile run to the Philly Free Streets community programs in West Fairmount Park.

9 a.m. -- High-energy Strenth, Conditioning and Cardio Boot Camp. This is a 45-minute interactive, high-energy workout. Meet on MLK Drive just south of Strawberry Mansion Bridge.

10:30 a.m. -- Join the stroll and roll to the Rec Fest, Carousel House Recreation Center, 4300 Avenue of the Republic.

11 a.m. -- Group Bike Ride with Council Curtis Jones, Jr., Meet at the Falls Bridge and ride up to the Philly Free Streets community programs in West Fairmount Park (Sweet Briar Field).

11:30 a.m. -- Group Bike Ride. Meet the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia at Front & South for a group ride along the entire Philly Free Streets route -- all the way to West Fairmount Park and back.

Noon -- Celebrity Stroll with Patti Jackson of WDAS Radio. Stroll with Jackson, a stroke survivor, from the Art Museum steps.

The car-free closure was spurred on by Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia last September. Whole sections of Center City were car free because of security closures for the multi-day visit.

For more information on other events, prizes and discounts, visit www.phillyfreestreets.com.

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<![CDATA[Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Second Show to ‘Getaway’ Tour Stop in Philly]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:35:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Red+Hot+Chilli+Peppers+Play.jpg

Red Hot Chili Peppers fans rejoice, the legendary band is returning to Philadelphia early next year, and now they've announced a second concert date.

Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer will rock the Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 12 and 13 as part of their North American Tour in support of their latest album The Getaway.

The band announced the second date, Feb. 13, on Twitter

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will support the concert, one of only three – along with Boston & New York – announced for the Eastern Seaboard at this point.

Tickets range from $53 to $103, according to the Wells Fargo Center. Presale tickets quickly sold out after going on sale for RHCP Community members at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the Chili Peppers' website. General tickets go on sale Friday at noon online and at the Wells Fargo Center box office.

With each ticket purchased, buyers will get the choice of a digital download or physical copy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members' latest album. [[238904721, C]]

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<![CDATA[New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:03:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017200214_1200x675_771044419996.jpg Abby Langsted from the Bucks County Playhouse tells us what to expect from the annual New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival. Artist Tari Zarka shows us some one-of-a-kind creations you can pick up at the event.]]> <![CDATA[2nd Annual Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:23:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017199915_1200x675_771026499956.jpg What is dragon boating? Gwen Coverdale from the Bucks County Dragon Boat Association explains the fun racing activity. Jim Gentile from the St. Mary's Medical School also joins in to talk about the exciting Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:41:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017195051_1200x675_770866243902.jpg Tavia Isaac from Delaware County won over the "Chopped Junior" judges with her Cornish hen recipe. Tavia got $10 thousand and hopes to use it to feed the homeless in her home town.]]> <![CDATA[Siloam Golf Classic Supports Wellness Programs for HIV/AIDS Victims]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:44:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017182017_1200x675_770214979727.jpg The 17th Annual Siloam Golf Classic and Dinner takes place on Monday in Haverford at the Llanerch Country Club. Founder Sister Bernadette Kinniry and executive director Sarina DiBianca speak about their biggest fundraiser of the year.]]> <![CDATA[Women in Media Philadelphia Empowers Women]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:57:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017181808_1200x675_770192963728.jpg The co-founders of Women in Media Philadelphia, Danielle P. Jeter and Syreeta Martin, talk about the 4th annual Women in Media Conference taking place Saturday. This year’s theme “Women in Media – Crossing Borders” will have a global focus.]]> <![CDATA[Honor of 'Outstanding' Chef Esther McManus]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:31:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017163050_1200x675_769392195850.jpg The Philadelphia Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) honors Chef Esther McManus as “Outstanding in Her Field” at an awards dinner on Sunday. McManus and scholarship coordinator Valarie Constanzo talk about women in the hospitality field.]]> <![CDATA[Temple University Breaks PB&J World Record]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:02:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-76984077.jpg

It was "Peanut Butter Jelly Time" at Temple University Monday as students broke a record.

More than 1,100 volunteers broke the Guinness World Record for most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made in one hour. The previous record is 39,303 sandwiches, but Temple students managed to make 49,100 in an hour.

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All of the sandwiches will be donated to more than 15 food banks and shelters throughout Philadelphia.

The volunteers used 4,475 pounds of peanut butter, 3,800 pounds of jelly, 1,875 loaves of bread, 45,000 plastic bags, 1,000 boxes, 3,000 knives, 3,00 spoons, 3,000 pairs of gloves and 350 table cloths to complete the task.

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<![CDATA[The Best of NYC Fashion Week 2016]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:33:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-603544622_master.jpg New York City's fall fashion week brings together models, celebrities and fans of fashion as top designers unveil their latest creations.

Photo Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pay-What-You-Want Theater in Philly]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:36:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017100599_1200x675_765950019991.jpg The Azuka Theatre is inviting audiences to "Pay What You Decide" for the entire 2016-2017 season for shows at the Center City theater.]]> <![CDATA[Bring Baseball Back to Its Old-Time Roots]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:03:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017100481_1200x675_765945411634.jpg Ryan "Hurleigh" Berley and Stephen "Flame" Workman explain how baseball was meant to be played and discuss the upcoming Philadelphia 19th Century Base Ball Exhibition at the Navy Yard this weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Harmony for Peace Concert]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:58:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017084127_1200x675_764835907912.jpg The Harmony for Peace Foundation is holding their 4th Peace Day Concert at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. The concert brings together talent from different ages and cultures to promote nonviolence.]]> <![CDATA[Eagles Star's Magical Ride to 'America’s Got Talent' Finale]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:04:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/John-Dorenbos.jpg

Most people do not associate football with magic, but in Philadelphia it is hard to do anything but.

If you haven’t been following this season of America’s Got Talent, you may not know Jon Dorenbos, Eagles’ long-snapper, is also a magician.

After judge Ne-Yo used his golden buzzer on July 12 to send the two-time pro-bowler straight to the live shows, Dorenbos upped the stakes every time he competed during this season of AGT.

Dorenbos began his run with card tricks of a higher caliber than “Is this your card?” The long-snapper most recently advanced to the finals after he performed a trick that involved footballs, a map and some change.

He balanced his football schedule and TV schedule as he flew back and forth to compete on and off the field. 

After the Eagles win Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, Dorenbos jetted to Los Angeles to prepare for his final act.

NBC10 reporter Jacqueline London also flew out to LA in order to talk with the magic man before he competes.

Watch Dorenbos compete live on the America’s Got Talent Finale at 8 p.m. Tuesday on NBC10. After the competition, make sure to cast your vote.

<![CDATA[Philly Food Truck's Breakfast Battle]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:05:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017049955_1200x675_762912835938.jpg Jerry's Kitchen is one of 50 food trucks entered in Thomas' Breakfast Battle.]]> <![CDATA[Smithsonian Celebrates 'Star Trek's' 50th Anniversary]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Star+Trek+Model+at+Smithsonian.jpg

Fifty years ago, millions of Americans were glued to their TV sets for what would be a transformative glimpse into the future: The original “Star Trek” series debuted on NBC Sept. 8, 1966. In honor of the show, which led to six more series and 13 movies, the Smithsonian is celebrating science fiction becoming science fact.

"Space, the final frontier," and “the Enterprise” are two of the best known elements of our television history. Now they're attracting crowds at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum.

In 1966, if you wanted to have a spaceship in your TV show or movie, you had to physically build one and film it. The 11-foot long studio model of the USS Enterprise is the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's three-day celebration of the original series. The museum got the model in 1974, five years after NBC canceled the show. For a new permanent exhibit, it's been refurbished and rewired.

"I think it's an important part of connecting the popular culture enthusiasm around space flight to the actual artifacts of space flight," Smithsonian space history custodian Margaret Weitekamp said.

The museum is screening the first episode, "The Man Trap," Thursday for a capacity crowd with a discussion to follow.

Friday night will feature a Smithsonian documentary called "Building Star Trek" and another film by the son the late Leonard Nimoy called "For the Love of Spock."

Despite the jokes non-Trekkies make about the TV franchise, “Star Trek” made an undeniable mark on many parts of our history.

"’Star Trek’ is an optimistic view of the future," local attorney Charles Hildebrandt said.

He is part of a group working to build the Museum of Science Fiction in the D.C. area. 

Scenes, like an interracial kiss in 1968, were “Star Trek's” bold and covert way of helping Americans face their demons, Hildebrandt said.

"Allowed them to talk about and discuss and confront the Vietnam War, racism, sexism, all these issues that most other entertainment can't even discuss," he said.

"Nichelle Nichols, who is the African-American actress who played Lt. Uhura in the original series, was actually recruited by NASA to recruit astronaut candidates when they wanted more women, more African-Americans, more Asian-Americans," Weitekamp said.

“Star Trek” also inspired things we now see in the real world. What Capt. Kirk called a communicator then, Motorola called the first flip phone in 1996 and revolutionized how we communicate.

"There are really a lot of things from automatic doors that you walk through at the grocery store to the iPad that you can look up your information on that really have some connections to ‘Star Trek,’" Weitekamp said.

Get more details on the Smithsonian’s celebration here

Syfy, an NBC Universal channel, is airing three “Star Trek” movies Thursday evening.

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<![CDATA[Power of Laughter Luncheon for Healthy Living]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:06:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000017025994_1200x675_761334339641.jpg WDAS' Patti Jackson and actress Kim Coles came by NBC10 to talk about the American Heart Association's Power of Laughter Luncheon for the American Heart and American Stroke associations.]]> <![CDATA[Jam Out at Haverford Music Festival]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:09:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Texas-Lisa+Loeb.jpg Dozens of musical acts, including Lisa Loeb, will perform at the 6th annual Haverford Music Festival Saturday at Eagle and Darby Roads in Havertown.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for NAMM]]>
<![CDATA[Chef Jose Garces Hosting BBQ for Good Cause]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:05:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016977271_1200x675_758729795922.jpg Jose Garces is welcoming the public to Luna Farm for the 3rd Annual Garces Foundation Summer Barbecue.]]> <![CDATA[City to Shore Ride to Raise MS Awareness]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:56:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016977227_1200x675_758725187822.jpg The 37th Annual Bike MS: City to Shore ride takes place Sept. 24 and 25.]]> <![CDATA[Quadriplegic Dad Writes Children's Book for Daughter]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:25:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016934597_1200x675_756911171750.jpg Bucks County's Glen Dick suffered a paralyzing spinal injury but he did not let his disability stop him from fulfilling his dreams. NBC10’s Vai Sikahema is in the NBC10 studio with the children’s book author and his daughter, Elaina, to discuss Dick's book "We Can Go Anywhere."]]> <![CDATA[Made in America Festival Closes Area Near Philly Art Museum]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:15:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Made+in+America+Concert+Stage.JPG

Don't expect to be driving anywhere near the Philadelphia Museum of Art Labor Day Weekend as the 2016 Budweiser Made in America Festival takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway leading to plenty of road closures and detours.

Friday, Sept. 2:

The following streets were closed starting at 10 a.m.:

- Outer lanes of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway between 20th Street and Eakins Oval

- 23rd Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

- 22nd Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Park Towne Place

- 21st Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Winter Street

- Kelly Drive outbound from Benjamin Franklin Parkway to Fairmount Avenue

Starting 10 a.m., traffic headed inbound to Center City from Spring Garden Street Bridge or Martin Luther King Drive must exit Eakins Oval on the 24th Street ramp. Traffic headed inbound on Kelly Drive mist exit Kelly Drive at Fairmount Avenue.

Saturday, Sept. 3:

All road closures around the festival site will begin at 10 a.m. and remain through the duration of the ticketed event featuring Rihanna and Coldplay. The complete list of closures and no parking restrictions is outlined below:

- The entire width of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, beginning at 20th Street extending through Eakins Oval and behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art

- 21st Street between Winter and Spring Garden Streets

- 22nd Street between Race Street and Fairmount Avenue

- 23rd Street between Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Fairmount Avenue

- 24th Street between Fairmount and Pennsylvania Avenues

- Spring Garden Street between 20th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, including the Spring Garden Street Tunnel

- Kelly Drive between 23rd Street and Fairmount Avenue

- Martin Luther King Drive between Falls Bridge and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

- Pennsylvania Avenue between Hamilton and Fairmount Avenues

- 2000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue between the Whole Foods store and 21st Street

- Park Towne Place between 22nd and 24th Streets

- I-676 westbound off-ramp at 22nd Street

No Parking:

- South side of Pennsylvania Avenue between 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue

- Both sides of Winter Street between 20th and 22nd Streets

- East side of 20th Street between Vine and Callowhill Streets

- Both sides of 21st Street between Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Race Street

- Both sides of 22nd Street between Winter and Spring Garden Streets

- Both sides of the street at Park Towne Place between 22nd and 24th Streets

The City of Philadelphia Mayor's Office reminds folks that delays can be expected during the course of the event build and on the dates of the event. Motorists are advised to avoid the area by using alternate routes and adding extra driving time in the areas near the concert. 

All roadways will be open prior to morning rush hour on Tuesday with traffic patterns returning to normal. Some low-impact parking and travel lane restrictions will remain in place until late Tuesday night.

Not headed to the festival and just looking to avoid the whole scene but still want to hear some great music? The festival will stream LIVE on Tidal with proceeds going to area United Ways.

Photo Credit: NBC10 - Pamela Osborne]]>
<![CDATA[A Scavenger Hunt for the Whole Family]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:33:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016934741_1200x675_756923971824.jpg United Ummah of Philly is hosting a scavenger hunt to aid in the fight against homelessness. President Ayisha Sims talks about the effort to fight hunger in Philadelphia.]]> <![CDATA[Blue Bell Announces New Camo n' Cream Flavor]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:28:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/blue-bell-camo.jpg

Blue Bell combined ice cream and camouflage with their latest concoction.

The Texas-based ice cream company announced their newest flavor, Camo 'n Cream, Thursday. Camo 'n Cream features a medley of cream cheese, pistachio almond and milk chocolate ice creams in a camouflage.

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"We are having a little fun with this flavor," Blue Bell marketing director Carl Breed said. "We tried a few different combinations, but chose these flavors because they complement each other so well.

The camouflage-designed cartons, designed from the Blue Bell cow and girl logo, arrives in stores Thursday.

"You see the camo design on everything these days, so we thought why not create an ice cream flavor that looks camouflage?

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<![CDATA['The Big 50', New Book Highlights Eagles' Greatest]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:07:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eagles+Swoop+Generic.jpg Mark Eckel talks with former Philadelphia Eagle Vai Sikahema about Mark's new book, "the Big 50," highlighting the 50 best moments in Eagles history.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>