Philly Happening TV Visits Zyn Beauty

Zyn Beauty understands what it’s like for busy women to be short on the time and information needed to meet their beauty needs. In developing the concept of Zyn Beauty, founders Zakiya Black and Nirvana Dove asked themselves how they could minimize the many obstacles that stand in the way of busy women looking and feeling their best, [...]

Parking in Philly During the Holidays

It’s the holiday season and you want to go shopping downtown, but don’t want to deal with trying to find a parking spot. Believe me we know how you feel. To help make this holiday season a little easier for you, we’ve put together a list of parking deals in Center City. On-Street Parking On [...]

Philly’s Leaf and Recycling Program Begins Today

It’s fall and that means leaves are falling all over our city streets. The leaves may create the perfect scenery for beautiful fall photos, but they also pile up and clog our walkways and roads. That’s why we’re offering this friendly reminder that the Streets Department’s 2015 Philly Leaf and Recycling Program begins today and [...]

Philadelphia Poised To Become First US World Heritage City

America’s birthplace is poised to become the country’s first World Heritage City, joining more than 200 other places that have played pivotal roles in human history. The city qualifies because Independence Hall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Liberty Bell is nearby. City officials say the designation also reflects the city’s evolution into an economic and educational hub and [...]

Philadelphia Announces 99th Mayor

James F. Kenney, a former councilman and son of a South Philadelphia firefighter who promised to implement a regimen of progressive municipal policies, has been elected the city’s 99th mayor. Kenney, a Democrat, trounced his nominal Republican opposition, businesswoman Melissa Murray Bailey, after drawing widespread support from voters across the city. He had equally strong [...]

Fall Farmers’ Markets in Philly

Fall is the perfect time to visit local farmers’ markets. It’s not too hot, it’s not too cold, and there are delicious fruits and vegetables in season. And the best part about farmers’ markets is that you get to support locals in your community! Here are some Philly farmers’ markets to check out this fall: [...]

Fringe Festival’s Innovation and Creativity Take Over the Streets of Philadelphia

The 19th annual Fringe Festival, one of Philadelphia’s signature fall events put on by FringeArts, is well underway with its 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. The Festival, running now until September 19, explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, including [...]

Mutts in Motion- Staying Active With Your Dog

While it’s still warm out, everyone wants to squeeze in some outdoor activity as summer winds down—even the dog! But for us pet owners, we feel sorry heading out for some late summer exercise as our pups whimper in the window. Instead of facing the daily guilt-trip, grab the leash and bring your buddy along. There [...]

Homelessness Doesn’t Take a Vacation

62-year-old Cynthia (on the left) slept on the floor of her new apartment with her grandson for two months until they received new beds of their own through the campaign. Many of us are in the midst of planning end of summer vacations and looking forward soaking up the last few days of [...]

Fostering in Philly

Thousands of animals who are too young or too sick to be adopted arrive at our city’s animal control shelters each year. Temporary foster care gives them a chance at life, which is something the shelter isn’t able to offer them. The need for foster care is great throughout the year, but it is particularly [...]