Point your compass north. And south.
What: New sushi joint on Passyunk offers excellent tempura, a cute setting, and BYO affordability.
Why: You like it raw.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m.
Where: 1601 E. Passyunk Ave. (215-271-1222).
What: Great line of eco- and budget-friendly cotton tops you’ll be wearing till next fall.
Why: There are still some wise investments.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Vagabond, 37 N. Third St. (267-671-0737).
Wine, Chocolate, Art, Jewelry, and Music Party
What: The event with the longest name ever has all of the above plus a raffle.
Why: There’s never too much of a good thing.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Arcadia Boutique, 819 N. Second St. (215-667-8099).
5 by 6
What: Get some local flavor in this production of five funny short plays that cover everything from Post-Its to marriage to Freud.
Why: Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Other times, it’s not.
When: Thru Feb. 22. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.
Where: Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. (800-838-3006). Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.
One More Time for Just-in-Case
What: Philly photographer Mike Fleming showcases his striking and ambiguous work at South Philly’s B2 Cafe.
Why: Worth a thousand words.
When: Thru Mar. 12. Sat., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 1500 E. Passyunk Ave. (215-271-5520).