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Philly2Philly Hop Stops features Urban Saloon, Jack's Firehouse, Belgian Cafe

Anyone who's been to the Eastern State Penitentiary  during October knows how crazy the area can be that time of year. But there's more than one reason to check out the stretch of road known as Fairmount Avenue. This week, the Hop Stops visits three bars in walking distance of the old prison.

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Philadelphia Artists Exibited at Photo 612 Gallery in Haddon Township, NJ

What started out as a critique group among friends with similar artistic interests has blossomed into an exhibition for six women from the Philadelphia area - all with a love for travel and an eye for photography. 

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Class is in session at The Philly Beer School

In a small storefront on Fairmount Avenue, a man who's passionate about both the beer he drinks and the beer he makes is spreading his knowledge with beer enthusiasts throughout the city.

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Moliere's The Miser at Lansdale Center for Performing Arts

It may be far from contemporary, but given today’s penny-pinching climate, The Miser, which is set to open Friday, March 26 at Lansdale Center for Performing Arts, may hit home for audience members who come to enjoy the comical production. 

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Philly2Philly Hop Stops: Pub on Passyunk East, Lucky 13 Pub

In South Philly, cannolis and good pizza are not hard to find, and neither is a good local brew. This week, the Hop Stops made a visit to two bars on the southern end of Passyunk Avenue. Pub on Passyunk East, or POPE 1501 East Passyunk Avenue (215) 755-5125 www.pubonpassyunkeast.com

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Little Saigon in Upper Darby

Little Saigon is a big secret in Upper Darby. The unassuming storefront-style Vietnamese restaurant in a rather ethnically diverse section of this Philadelphia suburb is easily missed — its nestled among other eateries and shops boasting flavors of Mexico, India, and Korea.

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Philadelphia Young Playwrights' 2010 Professional Productions Takes Stage March 2-5

It's not often that a high school student gets to tack on the title of playwright to her name. But for a few lucky students, their written words will be coming to life this week on stage during the Philadelphia Young Playwrights’ 2010 Professional Productions.

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Philly2Philly Hop Stops: Bishop's Collar, Bridgid's & Lucky 7 Tavern

You don't have to be a resident of the Art Museum or the Fairmount area to enjoy some of the good neighborhood bars this section of the city has to offer. This week, the Hop Stops makes a visit to a few of them. Bishop's Collar 2349 Fairmount Ave (215) 765-1616

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11th Hour Theatre Company Hosts 5th Annual Philly Rocks Concert at World Cafe Live

Musical theater doesn't have to mean a fat lady singing opera or the run-of-the-mill Broadway reincarnations. In a continued attempt to change the way Philadelphians view musical stage productions, 11th Hour Theatre Company is gearing up for its 5th annual Philly Rocks concert. 

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A Lot of Heart at Jinxed at the Piazza in Northern Liberties

The days of hanging out in a chill art gallery, drinking beer and eating BBQ food are far from long-gone at Jinxed — even after they moved from the old South Street locale to their fancy new digs in the Piazza of No Libs in September.

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