Christmas Village in Philadelphia Returns in 2020 with Modifications

2020-10-22T11:18:55-04:00October 22nd, 2020|

(Photo taken prior to 2020, provided by Aversa PR.) The holiday season is just around the corner, and you might be wondering what that's going to look like in 2020. Well, the Christmas Village in Philadelphia is one tradition that is committed to providing a safe and fun experience this year! The authentic [...]

2020 Philly Happening Halloween Guide

2020-10-06T16:16:27-04:00October 6th, 2020|

Pumpkins, candy and costumes … oh my! Your family may choose to celebrate Halloween a bit differently this year due to the pandemic, but there are still plenty of ways to have fun.  Many local businesses have made every effort to provide festivities that your family can enjoy while still feeling safe. And if [...]

6 Fall Events in Philly This Year

2020-09-22T16:48:16-04:00September 21st, 2020|

Morgan's Pier, photo provided by Aversa PR. While we can't celebrate the season in all the ways we're used to this year, there ARE still ways to have some fall fun in Philly in 2020! With spooky tours, scarecrows, Oktoberfest celebrations and trick or treating amongst the animals, here are just 6 events [...]

Planning Your Fall Family Photos: Tips from the Experts

2020-09-17T22:05:28-04:00September 17th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Photo by Rhianna Clark Photography, 2020 Philly Happening Finalist for Children’s Photographer Nature’s beautiful colors, the moderate temperatures that allow a variety of outfit options, and the holiday season right around the corner – it all combines to make fall the perfect time for family photos. The [...]

New Philly Restaurants Regroup, Finding Creative Ways to Open During Covid Crisis

2020-08-27T23:31:20-04:00August 27th, 2020|

By Liz Johnson After nearly 6 months of closed doors, Philly restaurants are slated to reopen indoor dining (with restrictions) on September 8. (Cue celebratory drinks!) Despite widespread closures and all of the restrictions over concerns of the spread of the coronavirus these past several months, new [...]

2020 Back to School Guide

2020-08-26T00:49:32-04:00August 26th, 2020|

We're probably all getting tired of hearing this saying, but Back to School "is going to look different this year." Whether your children are returning to in-school instruction, they're going fully virtual through their school, doing a hybrid of in-school and at-home learning, enrolled in cyber school, or homeschooled ... there's [...]

Labor Day 2020: A Tribute to the American Worker and Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

2020-08-24T14:40:03-04:00August 24th, 2020|

To many, Labor Day is just another 3-day weekend that we throw on the red, white & blue attire and fire up the grill. It's the unofficial end to summer before the kids return to school. But as often the case, there's more to it than that! Labor Day was first [...]

Staycation 2020: Day Trips That Are A Short Drive from Home

2020-08-12T21:19:53-04:00August 12th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Photos - Top, Left-Right: Grounds for Sculpture, Michelle Reese; Rustic Valley Orchard, Julia Schloefell; Magic Gardens, Olga Chernov-Gitin; Elmwood Park Zoo, Lauren Stites. Traveling to far away places (or even spending a few nights at a hotel) isn’t in the cards for many families this summer. [...]

9 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

2020-07-30T15:03:50-04:00July 29th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese (Dilworth Park, Photo by Michelle Reese) The summer heat is here, and like everything else right now, COVID-19 is making things a little more complicated! Sure, you could spend your summer inside with the AC cranked, but if your family is getting stir crazy, here's a list of ways to [...]

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 [...]

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