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Makers Meetup #14: NextFab’s Rapid Accelerator Winners

For Makers Meetup #14 we will be featuring the companies just selected into the Fall 2017 cohort of NextFab's Rapid Hardware Accelerator program. The companies include: Robocandy: Designing premium, compact and modular arcade cabinets for eSports tournaments and retro gaming enthusiasts. EAOS: Developing audio and communication systems for adventurous lifestyles. Unruly Studios: Offers the first [...]

Philadelphia Veterans Parade

The Philadelphia Veterans Parade Inc. (PVP), a non-profit with the mission of promoting, managing and conducting an annual parade that honors the sacrifices of our Veterans in the tri-state region, is proud to announce the 2017 Veterans Parade will take place on Sunday, November 5th starting at 12:00 pm at JFK Blvd and North 16th Street. The parade route will continue [...]

Ignite Your Sound with Monster Firecracker Debuted at the Budweiser Made in America Festival

Picture this - it's Friday at 5pm. You pack up your bags at work, walk outside, and grab the bus to head home. It's a beautiful day so you stop off to sit at a bench in your neighborhood park for a bit. You look around. What do you see? Most likely,  it's people in [...]

Free Anonymous Depression Screenings Coming to Communities Across the City on National Depression Screening Day

Philadelphia will join cities around the country in participating in National Depression Screening Day on Thursday October 5th. The city’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) will set up shop in communities across the city providing free anonymous depression screenings, making treatment referrals on the spot and providing information and resources about [...]

Out & About: Liberty Gin Tasting at The Mansion Inn

Images courtesy of Caitlin Spiess of ill-Productions.com Local Insiders attended a private tasting event on September 14, 2017 featuring W.P. Palmer Distilling Company of Philadelphia at the recently remodeled Royal T’s at the Mansion Inn in New Hope, PA. The Mansion – a magnificent manor home on Main Street in New Hope that’s been a notable part of Bucks County’s history [...]

Atlas Obscura & Laurel Hill Cemetery Present: Into the Veil

Into the Veil “Life is eternal. Death is merely a change in condition…” Join Atlas Obscura and Laurel Hill Cemetery for an immersive evening as we explore the liminal world that exists between the land of the living and the realm of the dead. The souls of Laurel Hill invite you to contemplate [...]

Printmarker Terri Fridkin Exhibits “Convergence” at Muse Gallery

diptych Good Vibes, monotype, intaglio by Terri Fridkin Local printmaker Terri Fridkin will be exhibiting “Convergence” at MUSE Gallery, 52 N. 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia, October 4–29. The public is invited to a First Friday reception on October 6, 5–8pm. Also at MUSE, Fridkin will be participating in POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours) on Sunday, October [...]

Ping Pong Destination SPiN Opens Its Doors in Downtown Philly

With much anticipation, SPiN, the original ping pong social club is finally ready to open the doors to its 211 South 15th Street location in Philadelphia’s iconic Rittenhouse neighborhood on September 15, 2017. The new expansive 12,000 square foot space will be a hub for those seeking a unique experience that collides the art, design, [...]

Walk Like MADD Brings Community Together to at the Philadelphia Zoo

The Pennsylvania Affiliate of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) will host its signature Walk Like MADD® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Philadelphia on September 17, 2017. Registration in the Balloon Plaza at the Philadelphia Zoo will be open by 8:00am with our opening ceremony and walk at 9:00 AM. The event and will raise funds and rally support for MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving®. Walk like [...]