February First Friday!

Show your local businesses some love by checking out these great First Friday events in the neighborhood!


Tartareperia 18.64
1204 N Front St

Pink Slime Gallery
454 E Girard

Xhale Lounge
453 E Girard

Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only

Vape O2 
411 E Girard Ave

February Love Sale!

We decided to show some love towards all Vapers. This is what we got in store for you:
– Spend $50 and get a bottle of juice for $1
– Cherry pie e-juice – 25% OFF
– Frosted Funnelz $15 all day
– Lost Art e-juice $10
– Buy 3 bottles of Boom Boom for $10 each
– Jam Monster 100ml – Buy one get  10% off, buy 3 get 25% off
– Naked Juice – buy 2 get 15% off
– Sweet clouds – 2 for 20% off
– One Hit Wonder 15% Off
– Boom Boom juice – buy 2 get the third for $5
– Buy any device get MXJO battery for free!!

 

NicNacs4Peanuts
306 E Girard Ave

Vintage & antique sidewalk sale until 9 pm

Indie Photo
206 E Girard Ave

Photography gallery, print lab, and photo supply shop

Johnny Brenda’s
1201 Frankford Ave

Happy Hour from 4-6 pm and half-price raw bar featuring local beer and oysters

Frankford Hall Beer Garden
1210 Frankford Ave

Enjoy a beer and delicious food in an open-air German style beer garden

Fishtown Tavern
1301 Frankford Ave

$2 Beer. Kitchen open until 1 am, 7 days a week. Happy hour 5-7 pm Monday through Friday.

Bluecadet
1526 Frankford Ave

Join AIGA Philadelhpia for its First Friday gallery show opening at Bluecadet in Fishtown for Design2Unite. Design2Unite is an exhibition that celebrates love, inclusion, acceptance and unity. More details for the event can be found here!

Pole Basics
1611 Frankford Ave

Half off classes 5-7pm and a glass of complimentary wine!

Atonement Lutheran Church
1542 E Montgomery Ave

Atonement Lutheran Church (1542 E. Montgomery between Frankford and Tulip) will be hosting a screening of Black Power Mixtape, a 2011 documentary that chronicles the evolution of the Black Power Movement from 1967-1975.  Doors open at 6pm, film begins at 7pm. Refreshments will be served.

Franklin & Poe
1817 Frankford Ave

First Friday Jazz Block on Frankford | 6-9 PM

We’re bringing the jazz. That deep and smoky, sexy grind that warms the soul like a good single malt scotch. We’re bringing the spoken word to massage your mind and a whole kiboodle of infused spirits to get you in the mood. There will be some fine wooden furniture, artistically crafted to inspire you.

Event page here!

The Art Dept
1638 E Berks St

The Art Dept. presents new works by Colleen Rudolf: And What Poisons Me is What Poisons You
Opening Reception Friday, February 3rd from 6-9 PM

Blend
1860 Frankford Ave

Accessories, apparel, houseware, and art

Circle of Hope Gallery
2007 Frankford Ave

Minnow Lane
2029 Frankford Ave

All natural, organic children’s clothing, toys and prenatal skincare

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
2030 Frankford Ave

7-8PM – FREE beginner- level Argentine Tango Class. No partner needed!
8-9:30PM – Tango Practica for Beginners (a social dance for newer tango dancers) – Cost: $5

Two Percent to Glory
2031 Frankford Ave

Vintage | Jewels | Mid-Century Modern Furniture+Lighting | Found Objects

Ciclo
2036 Frankford Ave

First Friday Community Spin– $5
5:30-6:15 PM

Fishtown Vapes
2040 Frankford Ave

50% off e-juice and 20% off all hardware

Half and a Third
2210 Frankford Ave

Grace and Glory Yoga
2220 Frankford Ave

Class 5:30-6:30pm & shop apparel

Franny Lou’s Porch
2400 Coral St

Franny Lou’s Porch is hosting my Pictures/Words portrait & interview series for the month of February — come celebrate with us on First Friday with poetry, spoken word, and art!
More info on event page

*Suggested $5 donation for performers*

Featuring performances by…
SOUMYA DHULEKAR – Indian-American improv and standup comic, illustrator & graphic designer
SARAH-KATHRYN BRYAN – lesbian poet
TAYLOR DAVIDSON – mixed race lesbian poet

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (may be subject to last-minute change!)

6:00-6:30 – Grab a latte named for a social justice leader and check out the art. Buy a zine or 20. I’ll be around for questions/free hugs. Use a free QR code reader app (link to one example below) to listen to the interviews that accompany the art.
6:30 – 7:15 – PERFORMANCES!
7:15 – 7:30 – Q&A with the performers and me
7:30 – 8:00 – Last chance to peep the art and buy a zine or 20 before Franny Lou’s Porch closes for the night.

Middle Path
2415 Frankford Ave

Massage and Therapeutic Essential Oils

Philadelphia Brewing Company
2440 Frankford Ave

Live Local First Friday @ Philadelphia Brewing Company featuring Hannah Taylor & The Rekardo Lee Trio

Music from 6-8pm
Beers from 5-9pm
Event page

Atlantis The Lost Bar
2442 Frankford Ave

Affordable adult beverages and local brews

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Ave

Join us on Friday, February 3rd for TribbleTang…Amalgam’s official First Friday event!

This is a special ALL TRIVIA EDITION of TribbleTang. Come out and test your geeky knowledge and win awesome prizes!

Featuring a Donation Bar (21+)

Cook & Shaker
2301 E Albert St

Firkin Friday featuring Conshohocken Brewing Company and photography by Alaina Ray
Begins at 8 PM

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Other Upcoming Local Events!

The Resource Exchange
1701 N 2nd St

In honor of Black History Month, we’re featuring work inspired by African artwork, created by 7th grade students of St. Peters School. Marie Darling, their teacher and Director of the Arts at the school, took the students to The Philadelphia Museum of Art to see Creative Africa, an exhibit of African art that included Kente Cloth textiles and artifacts from the Penn Museum.Their beautiful work, printed on reclaimed fabrics sourced from The Resource Exchange, will be on display in our gallery throughout February.
Join us for an artist reception February 4th to celebrate their work!

Event page

Jinxed
1331 Frankford Ave

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Ave

Celebrate the mighty power of our sisterhood this Galentine’s Day at our upcoming Pop-Up Shop featuring local lady businesses!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11th // 2 – 8 PM
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA
** ALL ARE WELCOME **

SUPPORT THE DONATION DRIVE & RECEIVE A GALENTINE’S DAY GIFT! (details below)

Event page