A Knight to Remember

Ask any Philadelphian, and they will tell you this city knows how to party.  Whether it’s tailgating before a Phillies game, clubbing in olde city, or a gala at the art museum, never a weekend goes by without booze that needs drinking and rugs that need cutting.

But every now and then, like a surprise storm, something comes through that just totally blows the lid off this city.  A party so stylish, so star-studded, so epic, that it reaches far beyond the familiar pages of Philly Mag and into the national conversation.  That party took place right here, at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, on April 4.

Let’s rewind a bit and start at the beginning – Sir Richard Branson (the knight!) decides that his airline, Virgin America, is going to begin running non-stop flights out of Philadelphia Airport.  And to celebrate this new venture, he wants to throw a party.  But Virgin is no cookie cutter airline, and this can’t be just another cookie cutter party.  It had to have a WOW factor.  So naturally, they came to us.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so rather than tell you about it, I’m going to show you.  Since the bash was picked up by so many media outlets, I’ve organized all the links below.  Keep an eye out for your favorite personalities, like (now I’m name dropping) Amber Rose, Terrance Howard, M. Night Shyamalan, the Philadelphia Flyers, Penn Badgeley, Seth Green, and more…

Photos
Event Photos from SmugMug
Philly.com
Zimbio
JustJared.com
Philly Post
City Paper
Big Rube’s Street Gazing Blog
Virgin America’s Facebook Page

Videos
DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Video (same as above)
Philly.com Video

Advertisements
This entry was posted in photography, video. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s