5 Inside Activities to do with Kids in Philadelphia

2016-02-27T16:57:54-04:00February 27th, 2016|

March brings spring and with it the promise of warmer weather but that doesn't mean we're out of the woods with winter quite yet.  This late in the school year after months of cold weather who can blame a kid for getting a little bit stir crazy?  So what's a parent, grandparent, or sitter to [...]

Another Season at Philly’s Christmas Village

2016-02-09T12:58:13-04:00December 7th, 2015|

Once again Philly’s Christmas Village has transformed LOVE Park in Center City into a traditional German Christmas Market. Running now through Sunday, December 27, the Christmas Village is bringing the spirit of the Holiday season to our great city. The outside Holiday market, located on the west side of City Hall, is modeled after the [...]

Calling All Crafters: CraftNOWCreate is Coming to the Kimmel Center

2015-11-06T14:05:56-04:00November 6th, 2015|

On Saturday, November 14th, craft steps out of the studio and into the heart of Philadelphia with CraftNOWCreate, a hands-on exploration of craft at the Kimmel Center. All activities are free and family-friendly. The event will feature activities and demonstrations by The Center for Art in Wood, the Clay Studio, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the [...]

Needle Arts Camp Returns to Philadelphia for their 5th Summer

2015-06-30T11:43:25-04:00June 30th, 2015|

The Handwork Studio returns to Friends Select School The Handwork Studio — a kids’ needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp specializing in passing down the tradition of teaching knitting, crocheting, embroidery, fashion, machine and hand-sewing to kids ages 3-15 — returns to a favorite location in Philadelphia this summer for their 5th annual year. At The Handwork [...]

Treat Mom to Pottery and Mimosas

2015-04-26T21:11:32-04:00April 26th, 2015|

Sip mimosas and enjoy a catered brunch as you and your mom, grandmother, favorite aunt or best friend spend some quality time learning something new and making pottery that you'll cherish for years to come. On Sunday, May 10 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, the artists and instructors at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia will [...]

Replace Easter Bonnets with DIY Headbands

2015-03-28T22:48:42-04:00March 28th, 2015|

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 – [...]

Get Ready for the 2015 Spring Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

2015-03-28T17:35:03-04:00March 28th, 2015|

Take a stroll along historic Main Street in Manayunk with your family and friends and taste everything from savory BBQ to sweet desserts from over 40 of Philadelphia’s best food trucks during the 2015 Spring Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival taking place on April 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy homemade oils, spices, and [...]

Crafts, Jewelry, and Vintage Furniture, Oh My!

2015-03-20T20:44:22-04:00March 20th, 2015|

Are you in the market for a new piece of jewelry, a vintage coffee table, or maybe you just want to refresh your Easter decorations? Well, you’re in luck because Saint Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 2007 New Hope Street in East Norriton, will be hosting its annual Spring Flea Market on April 11 [...]

Hot Spots in the City for Black Friday Shopping, Savings and More

2014-11-27T23:13:56-04:00November 28th, 2014|

Get your wallets out and your credit cards ready, Black Friday has officially arrived. In honor of this monumental shopping day we thought we’d share some cool deals around the city – Center City, Midtown Village, East Passyunk, South Street and even Northern Liberties. Eviama Life Spa 109 S 13th Street, 2nd Floor (Between Chestnut [...]

RiverRink Winterfest Styling With Mantles From The Divine Lorraine

2014-11-24T15:15:30-04:00November 24th, 2014|

Here's a sneak peek at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. **Those fireplace mantles are from the Divine Lorraine** It's going to be amazing this year. Huge thanks to #groundswell, our site team and BEW Productions. A photo posted by Delaware River Waterfront (@delawareriverwaterfront) on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:17am PST UPDATE: Tonight's preview party has been [...]