Local Author Pens ‘The One That Got Away’–A Fantastical Twist on Love, Marriage, and Life’s ‘What ifs’

                                                                                  Local author, Leigh Himes   Author Leigh Himes describes her debut novel as a [...]

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

  During the holiday season, hot chocolate is best served in a variety of delectable ways to warm the soul--preferably with Bourbon Cream, Fireball, or Peppermint Schnapps. You can experiment at home with your own fabulous spiked hot chocolate delights. Here are some quick and easy ideas for jazzing up your next cup of hot chocolate: [...]

Sunrise Yoga Featured in “One Fit Philly” Series

On Saturday, Nov. 4,  participants in Sunrise Yoga watched the city come to life in a glow of orange and pink light from the 57th floor of the One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street. Through movements of "Downward Dog," "Warrior," and "Goddess," participants focused on rejuvenating their minds while enjoying the sweeping panoramic views. [...]

November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A COTA Mom is Grateful for Her Son’s Bone Marrow Transplant

November is recognized as National Marrow Awareness Month in order to raise public consciousness of the nearly 10,000 U.S. patients who are waiting for a life-saving bone marrow transplant. For one Connecticut family, this month of gratitude will include an expanded Thanksgiving table thanks to a non-related bone marrow donor who gave their son a [...]

University of Pennsylvania Tops List of PA’s Best

With years of state budget cuts to higher education adversely affecting the cost and quality of schools and research showing that public institutions can outperform private colleges in terms of graduates’ career outcomes, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2018’s Best College & University Rankings, along with separate rankings for colleges and universities. To help college-bound seniors choose the [...]

Philly Ranked Top Destination for Winter Travel by WalletHub

Ahead of a colder, wetter and snowier winter season, according to the latest forecast from the Old Farmers’ Almanac, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2017’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations report to supplement its money-saving selection of the Best Travel Credit Cards. Focusing on cost and convenience rather than scenic beauty, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 60 [...]

A Philly Art + Zine Fair Benefitting Local Nonprofits!

Celebrating Philadelphia’s independent publishing and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture, the Monstera Collective: Art and Zine Fair will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12PM to 5PM. at Fishtown’s own Colorspace Labs. The Monstera Collective: Philadelphia Art + Zine Fair will be held on Sunday, November 5th. This one-day event will bring together artists, small [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]