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Lessons from Wizard World Philly 2015

Last Saturday, I took a selfie with Spock, bought an art print of a pug wearing a tuxedo, and danced to a six-piece band that only played music composed for video games. Doesn’t that sound like a dream? It certainly was a dream come true for me. As I sit here, finally cutting off my [...]

Replace Easter Bonnets with DIY Headbands

This year, instead of adorning your kid’s – or your own – head with an Easter bonnet why not try making a cute headband.  Don’t know how? Well, then you've stumbled upon the right article. You see, headbands are my thing. I was once really into hats – and I suppose I still am – [...]

Burlington Open a NEW Local Store

A celebration of job creation, community and shopping Burlington, a leading national off-price retailer, is opening a brand new location in Philadelphia, located at 7301 Castor Avenue, on Friday, October 24, 2014. The retailer will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate jobs, community, and of course, shopping at 9:30 am that day. Along with the [...]

CRAFT PHILA returns to Center City!

CRAFT PHILA: Liberty Bell is holding its first Fall show on Saturday, September 13th from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.and Sunday, September 14th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Presented at the epicenter of American History, surrounded by iconic monuments and greenery, the outdoor juried art fair is staged adjacent to the Liberty Bell Pavilion and Independence Mall. On [...]

Celebrate Fall with the 1st OLD CITY FEST

Summer may be coming to an end, but that just means it's time for great fall events, like the first ever OLD CITY FEST! Old City is hosting a fall festival on Sunday, October 12th as part of Design Philadelphia’s 10th Anniversary celebration. The street festival will feature the neighborhood’s vibrant and diverse offerings and encourages [...]

Cannstatter Volkfest Photo Recap 2014

Labor Day weekend is always a much anticipated time for many in the Philly area, yes the three day weekend is great, but the real reason is the annual Cannstatter Volkfest. This Labor Day weekend Cannstatter celebrated their 142nd year of the Volkfest, with authentic German food, bier, wares, music and more! It truly is [...]

Mt. Airy’s Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll

Mt. Airy’s Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll returns on Thursday, September 18, 2014 with 50+ food trucks and restaurants serving gourmet eats and sips along Germantown Avenue (between Sedgwick and W. Mt. Airy Ave). Free admission, with food pay as you go. Street Fare pairs award-winning mobile food vendors with notable local restaurants for a [...]

Outdoor Movies Continue Along The Schuylkill

Enjoy a free night of entertainment under the stars on the Banks by the Walnut Street Bridge before summer comes to an end! Bring your friends, blanket and picnic basket for a great time watching viewer's choice movies by the river. All movies start at dusk (approximately 7:45 pm on August 21). Come early to [...]

Help Name the New African Lion Cubs at the Philadelphia Zoo

On June 26, the Philadelphia Zoo welcomed four new cubs to its African lion family, the first litter for mother, Tajiri and father, Makini. These are the first lion cubs born at the Philadelphia Zoo since 1996. The cubs will make their public debut soon as they're currently off-exhibit. The cubs are with their mother, Tajiri, [...]