From Pain to Purpose: Local Entrepreneur Leads Empowering Mentoring Groups for ‘Tweens’ and Women

2018-01-08T21:47:26+00:00 January 8th, 2018|

  The Philly Happening Women Series is a reoccurring feature that  highlights inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love!    When Michelle Dunk found her joy, she made it her mission to help others find theirs On the surface, Michelle Dunk had the perfect life. She left her [...]

Tickets Available for Penn State Philly Liberty Ball, Annual Fundraising Gala to Benefit Childhood Cancer

2018-01-07T20:00:41+00:00 January 7th, 2018|

Annual THON Fundraiser Will be Held at The Crystal Tea Room in February Tickets for the Annual Penn State Philly Liberty Ball are currently on sale. The event will take place Saturday, Feb. 24 from 7 p.m.-midnight at The Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Square. All proceeds benefit Penn State's Dance Marathon (THON) and [...]

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

2017-12-05T10:32:58+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

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

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

2017-11-21T18:10:58+00:00 November 21st, 2017|

  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

2017-11-11T20:21:28+00:00 November 4th, 2017|

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

2017-11-02T09:51:47+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|

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

2017-10-31T08:35:06+00:00 October 31st, 2017|

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

2017-10-31T08:29:04+00:00 October 31st, 2017|

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!

2017-10-22T22:29:27+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|

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

2017-10-17T12:27:15+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

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 [...]