Get Outside in Philadelphia This Summer

2019-06-11T16:04:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

By Brenna Luczyszyn Who says you have to escape the city to experience nature? Philadelphia is full of places to experience the great outdoors—while also discovering the art, culture, and cuisine that the city is known for. As the summer begins to heat up, locals and visitors alike will find places to visit that are [...]

Philadelphia Nonprofit Gets Wild about Finding a Cure for Celiac Disease

2019-06-03T22:41:02-04:00June 3rd, 2019|

Philadelphians will put their feet to the pavement on Sunday, June 9, for the inaugural Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K run/walk at the Philadelphia Zoo. The event benefits Beyond Celiac whose mission is to advance research to find treatment options and, eventually, a cure for celiac disease. Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K is a fun [...]

Philly Memorial Day Guide 2019

2019-05-28T11:12:11-04:00May 20th, 2019|

Memorial Day is a holiday dedicated to honoring American soldiers that made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for our country. In addition, Memorial Weekend has also become a sort of un-official start to Summer Fun. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the long weekend (and honor the true reason for the holiday) in Philly. [...]

A Final Farewell to a Philadelphia Legend

2019-05-13T22:54:18-04:00May 13th, 2019|

(Photo courtesy of London Grill) After nearly 30 years of running the Fairmount favorite, Terry Berch and Chef Michael McNally are closing London Grill. The formerly married couple took over the restaurant in 1991, and Berch has stated that with this many years under their belts, both owners in their 60s, and changes [...]

Go to New Heights at the Philadelphia Zoo

2019-05-28T15:58:57-04:00May 7th, 2019|

Who is ready to “touch” the sky? Animals aren’t the only ones roaming overhead this spring! The Philadelphia Zoo invites guests to take to the air with the opening of WildWorks opening on Tuesday, May 7. This new aerial adventure offers high-flying fun that will have guests of all ages pushing limits and reaching [...]

Where to Eat in Philly This Spring (Expert Tips!)

2019-05-01T22:56:11-04:00May 1st, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's ALWAYS a good time to eat in Philadelphia, but the Philly Food Scene really comes alive in spring. Get out of your house, meet up with friends, go on a date night! Now is the perfect time to enjoy all of the food (and drinks!) that the city offers. To get [...]

8 Great Spring Festivals in Philly

2019-04-25T16:27:30-04:00April 25th, 2019|

  (Photo Credit: Aversa PR & Events) It's that time of year where it seems that all of Philadelphia comes out of hibernation; yet we haven't hit the sweltering days of summer that has everyone running for the air conditioning. Yes, it's the perfect season for festivals! Pick your favorites, or hit them [...]

Evil Genius Brewing Company Opens Beer Garden with a Party on April 19

2019-04-17T11:01:29-04:00April 17th, 2019|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR & Events) The Evil Genius Beer Garden officially opens on Friday, April 19. Celebrate the first full season for this Kensington hot spot at a beach-style party themed after the movie Point Break, starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. Drink under the starry skies with tiki cups, grass [...]

VOP Presents Shattering the Glass – A Celebration of Women Composers

2019-04-17T10:20:11-04:00April 17th, 2019|

The world of choral music has been, and continues to be, dominated by male composers. Philadelphia’s premiere LGBTQ and Ally choir, Voices of Pride (VOP),  put together a concert featuring pieces composed solely by women. As women composers have been consistently under-represented in choral programming, including VOP’s, it became clear it was time to host [...]

A Bit of Nostalgia & A Lot of New at the Philadelphia Zoo

2019-04-06T00:36:10-04:00April 6th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese ZOO Keys are back! If you grew up going to the Philadelphia Zoo anytime during the 1960s through the early 2000s, it's likely that you remember the plastic keys that you could use around the zoo to find out various zoo facts. Well, after over a decade of [...]