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The Magic of Diner en Blanc

2014-08-13T22:57:36+00:00August 13th, 2014|

Diner en Blanc is a truly magical event and it's returning to Philly on August 21, 2014 at a secret location. We can't explain the magic or specatular status of this event better then the hosts themselves, so if you are unfamiliar here is a description of Diner en Blanc from their website: At the [...]

Take a Bite Out of SHARK WEEK – In Philly!

2014-08-08T07:24:48+00:00August 8th, 2014|

It's everyone's favorite time of the year... da-da, da-da, da-da-SHARK WEEK! Starting August 10th at 8:00 pm the Discovery Channel will kick off their annual Shark Week programming. This 27 year event brings bigger, badder, sharks every season. How can you celebrate Shark Week here in Philly? At Shark Week LIVE at Adventure Aquarium Don’t [...]

Mummers to Change Parade Route

2014-08-07T21:35:18+00:00August 7th, 2014|

Photo Credit: Penguinart.com Will the mummers change their march? A timeless Philadelphia tradition may shake things up this year in an attempt to bring the people back. The spectator population for the Annual Mummer's Parade has slowly declined year after year, and many Mummers want to try to change the parade route to [...]

Storytime For Grownups: Get your geek on

2014-08-07T21:27:08+00:00August 7th, 2014|

by Nicole Loughan Geek culture has become chic and with it, geeky reading. The evidence is clear; open reading of sword and sorcery fantasy like “Game of Thrones” and comic book based shows going main stream like “The Walking Dead.” Geek culture is hot right now, need more proof one of the most popular shows on T.V. “The [...]

Character Meet & Greets

2014-07-24T22:09:21+00:00July 28th, 2014|

August and September are jam packed with happenings at the Please Touch Museum. Check out this list of Meet & Greet events  your kids will love!   August Berenstain Bears Appearance - Please Touch Museum welcomes the Berenstain Bears on Saturday August 2nd and Sunday August 3rd, sponsored by PECO.  Families will love meeting and taking their pictures [...]

Rock Against MS at Dobbs

2014-07-18T08:37:11+00:00July 27th, 2014|

The Legendary Dobbs, together with Hard Attack Entertainment, proudly present a benefit show to raise money for Rock Against MS. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. and 2.1 million worldwide. ROCK AGAINST MS FOUNDATION will provide services from a three (3) grant resource system, which will provide daily [...]

Thomas the Tank Engine Meet & Greet

2014-07-24T21:57:19+00:00July 24th, 2014|

Toot-Toot! Make way for Thomas the Tank Engine at his very special Meet & Greet appearance at the Please Touch Museum on August 16th. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet Thomas, your favorite tank engine friend at Please Touch Museum! Meet & greets will take place throughout the day. For more information contact PTM at 215-581-3181

Summer Smoothie Recipes

2014-07-24T22:13:27+00:00July 24th, 2014|

Smoothies can be found everywhere today, from small corner organic shops to super chain's such as McDonald's, Wawa, Starbucks. We aren't complaining because we love a cold fruity smoothie, especially on a hot summer day or when there just isn't quite enough time for lunch. Smoothies are super easy to make at home with a [...]

Go For a Merry-Go-Round!

2014-07-16T22:35:13+00:00July 24th, 2014|

Friday, July 25th is National Carousel Day and Franklin Square in Center City is celebrating with Buy-one-get-one-free tickets for the Parx Liberty Carousel.  Carousel tickets are only $3 for riders 2 years and up.   Here's some interesting Carousel history from Carousel News and Trader: National Carousel (Merry-Go-Round) Day July 25th. One of the hundreds of little [...]