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Attend a Weeknight VIP Event! Visit the Philadelphia International Flower Show in the evening and enjoy special themed activities. Monday, March 7: Monday Night OUT Get out with your friends, grab a drink, and take home one of the first issues of the new GPhilly magazine, as well as the Flower Show issue of Philadelphia Gay News. Cash bars on the exhibit floor open at 5:30 pm. Plus, enjoy free wine and spirits tastings in the Grand Hall until 7pm.

Tuesday, March 8: Young Professionals Night Hosted by the PHS Young Friends, the evening begins at SoleFood Restaurant in the Loews Hotel with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com. The $50 price includes the cocktail reception and a Flower Show ticket you can use to visit the Show, either that evening or any day (March 6 through 13).

Wednesday, March 9: Happy Hour Starting at 5:30 pm, cash bars on the Show floor will offer wine, beer, and mixed drinks—as well as a Springtime in Paris signature cocktail. After seeing the Flower Show, it’s time to hit the town. Area restaurants will offer 10 to 15 percent off when you show your Flower Show ticket.

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Thursday, March 10: Girls’ Night Out Gather your girlfriends and escape to the Flower Show. Purchase this special $40 ticket at theflowershow.com. Representatives from restaurants, boutiques, spas, and cosmetic suppliers will show off their goods from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, and attendees will receive a gift bag full of swag. Register at the 12th and Market street entrance.

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This March, Flower Show visitors can enjoy a day in Paris without having to get on a plane. The 2011 Show, Springtime in Paris, will include all things French, from a veritable bouquet of French-themed exhibits to design and cuisine, and yes, even a massive, brilliantly lit Eiffel Tower. And of course, the Flower Show Shoppe and Marketplace will offer a multitude of gifts, products, and ideas for the home and garden.

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QVC is teaming up with PHS to broadcast live from this year’s Flower Show. Reaching more than 98 million US QVC is a service mark of ER Marks, Inc. The QVC.com domain name is registered to QVC, Inc. homes, the leading multimedia retailer will give viewers a sneak peek inside this exciting event with two scheduled broadcasts on Thursday, March 10 at 1 pm (ET) and 8 pm (ET). It’s all part of QVC’s 25th anniversary celebration. Also, tune into WPVI Channel 6 on Saturday, March 5 at 7pm for an hourlong preview of the 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show.


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STOP rENTINg... STAbAlIzE YOUr lIFE “23” is just a few blocks from the Square and the entrance to the Schuylkill Expressway. This building offers accessibility to all that Center City Philadelphia has to offer. Terraces and private balconies overlook a magnificent interior courtyard garden. As for the exterior view, enjoy it without the sounds of the city; these units all have soundproof glass windows which open, if needed. From the minute you step inside you’ll find elegance, innovation and distinction of upscale city living. A strikng open lobby greets you, as does stainless steel and stone, with a flowing staircase. Unlike many buildings in the area, elegance hasn’t been saved for simply the homes interiors; the building has premium custom carpet in the hallways with silk moray wall covering. You’ll feel like you’re home before you put the key in the door.

Get Big Savings! 40 Gallon Water Heater You pay $625.00

reg $685.00 installed Valid till 12-25-11. Must show PW’s Flower Show Supplement or Flower Show Ticket at time of order.

Mohen Single Lever with Spray You pay $175.00 reg $225.00 installed Valid till 12-25-11. Must show PW’s Flower Show Supplement or Flower Show Ticket at time of order.

Garbage Disposal You pay $225.00

reg $275.00 installed PW’S FLOWER SHOW SUPPLEMENT Ma r c h 2 , 2 01 1

Valid till 12-25-11. Must show PW’s Flower Show Supplement or Flower Show Ticket at time of order.

Look at all we can do for you!!

“23” A Condominium offers 24-hour doorman/concierge; enclosed monitored parking; hardwood floors throughout; and bathrooms with marble floors, walls and vanities. Kitchens are beautifully equipped with Viking appliances, Pennsylvania-made cabinetry and granite countertops. You’ll always be greeted in the lobby by helpful staff members, an elegant interior courtyard oasis, and a snowmelt system installed under the sidewalks. Creativity in financing is unique to “23.” It is the only condominium in Center City Philadelphia to offer in-house financing. Currently we offer financing rates of 3.99% up to $417,000, 4.99% up to $650,000. and 5.99% up to $1,500,000. This would be a 30 year fixed mortgage with only 10% down. No closing cost to buyer except for pre-paid items, no PMI, no interest your first year, transfer tax waived for buyer, and on top of all that you still receive a 10-year tax abatement. Our price range is $274,000 to $2.8 million. The sales center is open daily and weekends from 11am - 5pm. Call us today 215.564.2333

HOME PrICES rANgE FrOM $274,000 TO $2.8M

Garbage Disposals • Water Heaters • Drain Cleaning Furnaces • Faucets • Video Camera Inspection

215-533-7000 Visit our website and meet our Staff

www.BuzzDuzzPlumbingHeatingandAir.com

Fast Emergency Service | Always Same Day Service!

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When you’re done smelling the flowers come and taste the wine!

Sweet, Savory and Local Bridal Show

Thursday, March 10, 2011 6-9 p.m. A bridal show that feels more like a cocktail party, Birchtree Catering and The Mask and Wig Club invite you to eat, drink, and meet with the best local, sustainable and small businesses in the wedding industry, including food, floral, music, rentals, photography, invitations, fashion, favors and more.

Show us your Flower Show ticket stub and receive 25% off wine.

Thursday,March March10, 10, 2011 2011 6-9 Thursday, 6-9p.m. p.m.

celebrate spring with...

Conveniently located in Old City is the wine lover’s paradise...Pinot Boutique. Come enjoy our fabulous selection of wine accessories and the premium local wines of

For tickets and information visit: www.birchtreecatering.com Interested in being a vendor? Email allegra@birchtreecatering.com

allegra@birchtreecatering.com allegra@birchtreecatering.com

227 MARKET STREET PHILADELPHIA | 215-627-9463

At 1150 The Filbert Field House Wednesday, March 2nd Street from 5:30 –7:30pm

PinotBoutique.com

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PHILLY THINKCITYSPACE.COM

CITYSPACE re thinking real estate March 9th 5:30 - 8 p.m. 603 N. American St.

TOM ENGLETT Cell: 215-284-9432  www.AGENT215.com 

2 0 1S1T W E ERK ICA’S BE

AME KING CITY BEER-DRIN 2

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT A  FHA 203(K) RENOVATION LOAN?  The 203(k) loan allows you to borrow money to make improvements  and repairs to the home you currently own or the one you are buying.  Great for those handyman specials that are being sold “as is” or for  any home for any reason.      

Call or E-mail to RSVP

215-625-3650

tomenglett@msn.com

www.universitysquare.biz

2200 Walnut Street, Philadelphia,  PA 19103

If you have a business and want to learn more about participating in Philly Beer Week contact: Matt Satten, (215) 599-7664 or msatten@philadelphiaweekly.com

PW’S FLOWER SHOW SUPPLEMENT Ma r c h 2 , 2 01 1

-1 JUNE 3

Adolf Biecker Salon - 138 S. 34th • American Apparel - 3661 Walnut • Ann Taylor Loft - 133 S 36th • Avril 50 - 3406 Sansom • Citta Pizzeria - 3409 Walnut • Taco Bell - 3409 Walnut • Quiznos - 3409 Walnut • Mediterranean Cafe - 2049 Walnut • Kiwi Yogurt 3606 Chestnut • Artisserie Chocolate Cafe - 3401 Walnut • Dolbey’s Medical Bookstore - 3734 Spruce • Douglas Cosmetics - 3603 Walnut • Eastern Mountain Sports - 3401Chestnut • House of Our Own Bookstore - 3920 Spruce • The Last Word Bookshop - 220 S 40th • The Marvelous - 208 S 40th • Modern Eye -3419 Walnut • Natural Shoe Store -220 S 40th • Penn Book Center - 130 S 34th • Penn Bookstore - 3601 Walnut • Penn Campus Barber Shop & Hair Salon -3730 Spruce· Penn Computer Connection - 3610 Sansom • Radio Shack - 212 S 40th • Rose’s Florist - 3551 Chestnut • Saturn Hair Club - 3426 Sansom • Trophy Bikes - 3131 Walnut • University City Rose’s Florist - 140 S34th • Rave Theatre - 4012 Walnut • International House Philadelphia - 3701 Chestnut • The Rotunda 4012 Walnut • Siought Foundation - 4017 Walnut • Ajia Restaurant & Sushi Bar - 3131 Walnut • Beijing Restaurant - 3714 Spruce • Baby Blues BBQ - 3404 Sansom • Saxby’s - 4000 Locust • Cavanaugh’s Restaurant - 119 S 39th • Verizon 3631 Walnut • Eye Encounters - 4002 Chestnut • Gia Pronto - 3736 Spruce • Han Wool Restaurant & Sushi Bar - 3608 Chestnut • Intermezzo Cafe - 3131 Walnut • La Terrasse - 3431 Sansom· Mad 4 Mex - 3401 Walnut • Mar Bar - 200 S 40th • Thai Singha House - 3939 Chestnut • Philly Diner - 3901 Walnut • Picnic - 3131 Walnut • Pod - 3636 Sansom • New Deck Tavern - 3408 Sansom • Pizza Rustica Restaurant & Bar 3602 Chestnut • Metropolitan Bakery - 4013 Walnut • Mara- thon Grill 200 S 40th • Smokey Joe’s - 21 0 S 40th • White Dog Cafe - 3420 Sansom • Tap House Restaurant - 3925 Walnut

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2011 Philadelphia Flower Show  

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