Fresh Fruit Season Is Here: The Benefits & Local Spots

2020-07-13T10:45:43-04:00July 13th, 2020|

By Erin McNelis “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit, and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” Albert Einstein While most people might not have a violin, they can have that bowl of fruit, especially now that summer is here. Fruit, eaten in [...]

Grilling, Smoking & Barbecuing: Outdoor Cooking Tips from a Chef

2020-07-07T23:17:26-04:00July 7th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Cooking outside is always a popular summer tradition. I mean, does it even feel like summer until you've fired up the grill? This year, due to COVID-19, you’ll probably be doing it more than ever. For one thing, dining at restaurants comes with all new restrictions that [...]

Outdoor Dining Opens in Philadelphia

2020-06-16T16:49:11-04:00June 16th, 2020|

Morgan's Pier (Photo provided by Aversa PR) Philadelphia restaurants finally reopened with outdoor seating on Friday, June 12 with a weekend of blue skies and perfect temperatures. Officially, only restaurants with licenses for sidewalk or patio seating were able to open immediately. Restaurants without a license can apply for a few different options, [...]

2020 Philadelphia Summer Guide

2020-06-16T16:58:07-04:00June 2nd, 2020|

Summer is here, and Philadelphia is ready for fun! While this summer is off to a very different start than years past, we are determined to make the most out of it. In a city that's known for its rich history, delicious food, eclectic art and a wide variety of events, you KNOW there's going [...]

2020 Philly Farmers Market Guide

2020-05-26T11:59:27-04:00May 26th, 2020|

Summer is THE season for farmers markets, and while many things will be different during summer 2020, farmers markets in Philly are able to proceed with precautions in place. Despite restrictions due to coronavirus, farmers markets are still the best place to get local and organically grown fruits and veggies and other homemade items. The [...]

Philly Restaurants to Offer Cocktails-to-Go (Just Became Legal!)

2020-05-21T17:13:31-04:00May 19th, 2020|

Last week, the Pennsylvania senate voted to allow the sale of to-go cocktails in the state of Pennsylvania. And as of Thursday, May 21, the legislation has been signed by Governor Wolf and is now legal! Under the new law, restaurants, bars and hotels who hold R and H liquor licenses, lost more than 25 [...]

A Restaurant Week Like Never Before: Take Home the Eats Week May 6 – May 10

2020-05-06T15:33:51-04:00May 6th, 2020|

Typically, Restaurant Week means an excuse to gather with friends and family at local restaurants to enjoy prix fixe meals at a great price. You'd scour the list of restaurants, pick your favorites (or try something new!), call or go online to make your reservations, and then relax while feasting on delicious food and drinks. [...]

Cinco de Mayo en Casa: Ways to Celebrate at Home in Philly

2020-05-04T23:31:22-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Cinco de Mayo is annually observed on May 5 as a celebration of Mexico's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Frankly, it’s more widely celebrated in the United States than it is in Mexico, but these days, we’re all about celebrating anything we can! PLUS, it falls on a [...]

Philadelphia Mother’s Day Guide 2020

2020-05-01T23:30:13-04:00April 30th, 2020|

Mother's Day 2020 is Sunday, May 10. And even though the holiday is likely to look different this year for many families, Moms still deserve to feel special ... even if you're celebrating from 6 feet apart. In fact, she'd probably appreciate some extra love this year more than ever! Read On For ... Ideas [...]

The I Hate Steven Singer Guy Sends Some LOVE to Front Line Heroes

2020-05-06T12:13:44-04:00April 30th, 2020|

The I Hate Steven Singer Guy LOVES front line heroes, doctors, nurses and hospital workers. Steven Singer Jewelers (a 2020 Philly Happening List Finalist for Best Jeweler) wants to spread the love by using a portion of their famous 24 karat gold dipped roses purchased to support our front-line heroes, doctors, nurses, EMTs and [...]