November First Friday!

This month we’re grateful for all of the awesome First Friday events!


Xhale Lounge
453 E Girard

Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only.

Vape O2 
411 E Girard Ave

ROLL THE DICE WITH VAPE O2 for up to 36% OFF

Fishtown Escape Room
411 E Girard Ave

Special discount for two participants: 32$ (use promo code specialguest2)
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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

Bill Russell Gallery
1215 Frankford Ave

“Still Looking – Drawings” | 5-8 PM
Artist:  Phyllis Gellmin Laver

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Artist Reception:  Thursday Nov. 10, 5-8 PM.

Fishtown Tavern
1301 Frankford Ave

ALWAYS $2 BEER. Kitchen open until 1 pm, 7 days a week. HAPPY HOUR 5-7 pm, Monday-Friday

Gryphon Cafe
100 W Oxford St

Art Opening: Jonathan Pinkett
Full food and beverage menu available

Atonement Lutheran Church
1542 E Montgomery Ave

Atonement Lutheran Church (1542 E. Montgomery, between Frankford and Tulip) is overjoyed to present Art From Home! Members of our congregation have graciously loaned art from their own homes, each with an explanation as to its significance or sentimentality in their life. Refreshments will be served.

HOUSEgallery 1816
1816 Frankford Ave

“The Worlds Reverse: Ballads from an Upside-down World” featuring artist Erik Ruin

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Franklin & Poe
1817 Frankford Ave

Red Wing Trunk Show
RedWingHeritage.com

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Blend
1860 Frankford Ave

Accessories, apparel, houseware, and art

Circle of Hope Gallery
2007 Frankford Ave

“This That”
A collection of collage work from local artists! | 6-9 PM

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Downerss
2026 Frankford Ave

GRAND OPENING PARTY!!

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Minnow Lane
2029 Frankford Ave

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

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
2030 Frankford Ave

Kids’ Tumbling Activities:
5-6PM – Get a taste of Philly InMovement’s Pop-Up Classes. Stop by with your little one for some tumbling and gymnastics fun! We’ll swing on the bars, balance on the beam, and jump all around. Geared towards 1.5 – 5 year olds. FREE!

Tango Activities:
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

Spinning Class 6 PM—Register studiociclo.com

Fishtown Vapes
2040 Frankford Ave

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

Grace and Glory Yoga
2220 Frankford Ave

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

Little Baby’s Ice Cream
2311 Frankford Ave

Little Baby’s Ice Cream’s Great Autumn Auction

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LBIC’s World Headquarters will host an auction of Rare and Sought-After Ice Creams, with low opening bids and a fast-paced, fun atmosphere! Participation is free, and Old Dutch + Lemon Shrub beverages will be provided by Art in the Age. Bidding begins at 8pm.

Middle Path
2415 Frankford Ave

Massage and Therapeutic Essential Oils

Atlantis the Lost Bar
2442 Frankford Ave

Affordable adult beverages and local brews

Amalgam Comic & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Ave

TribbleTang: A night of art, music, and geekery | 6pm – 8pm
Donation bar

Cook & Shaker
2301 E Albert

3rd anniversary bash!
Firkin by Vaulting Brewing and art by Jackie Black
Starts at 8pm!

Gravy Studio & Gallery
910 N 2nd Street

Anywhere But Here: A Love Letter to Escapism featuring Laura Kicey
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4th, 6-10pm
Open Hours: Saturdays 1-5pm

Gravy Studio & Gallery is proud to present Anywhere But Here: A Love Letter to Escapism, by photographer Laura Kicey. In Anywhere But Here, Kicey searches for connection in her surroundings both near and far. “Wherever I happen to find myself—be it a stretch of road I’ve been down many times, or a place I never dreamed could exist—I try to view my surroundings with soft eyes, greeting everything with possibility,” says Kicey.

Please join us at the opening reception on November 4th from 6pm to 10pm.

Laura Kicey, Artist Statement:

In my travels near and distant, the making of photographs for me is, in essence, the creation of a map of all the things I find wondrous, terrifying and bizarre. My efforts are equal parts documentation, emotional reaction, and an attempt to make sense of the history of the things before me for which there are rarely answers. Through photography, I examine the way man and nature collide and alter each other’s courses. I seek out places that have been forsaken and slowly reclaimed by nature as well as those he has never able to tame. These opposing forces are in constant flux and my photographs capture this tension, simultaneously seeing parts of the past and a glimpse of the future where mankind has been edged out.

Laura Kicey is a photographer and artist based just outside of Philadelphia, PA. Kicey’s education in graphic design and black and white film photography helped instill a strong sense of concept, composition and use of color which informs her current work. Her art has been shown in a number of galleries and museums regionally, as well as having been in numerous private collections and publications internationally.
Website: http://www.laurakicey.com