Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia: Local Author to Appear at Book Talks & Tastings

2018-10-17T11:41:15+00:00October 17th, 2018|

By Michelle Reese Love learning about Philadelphia’s food scene and the unique stories behind the restaurants? Love books by local authors? You’ll want to attend these two book events with Irene Levy Baker, author of Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia. Both events will include savory samples from Philadelphia restaurants and stories from Baker’s newly published [...]

CiderFest at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

2018-08-02T20:32:11+00:00August 25th, 2018|

Woodford thinking about this Fall's CiderFest Spend a sparkling autumn afternoon on the grounds of six historic houses in Fairmount Park sipping on cider samples from some of the best cideries Pennsylvania has to offer. Enjoy live music, pay as you go food trucks, food samples, cool art, and activities to complement your [...]

Atlas Obscura & Laurel Hill Cemetery Present: Into the Veil

2017-09-20T14:39:55+00:00September 20th, 2017|

Into the Veil “Life is eternal. Death is merely a change in condition…” Join Atlas Obscura and Laurel Hill Cemetery for an immersive evening as we explore the liminal world that exists between the land of the living and the realm of the dead. The souls of Laurel Hill invite you to contemplate [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: January 27-29

2017-01-25T16:30:42+00:00January 25th, 2017|

It looks like the sun might join us this weekend so why not celebrate by heading out for some fun!? It's the Chinese New Year, the Auto Show is in town and you can still enjoy restaurant week on Sunday! Philadelphia Auto Show January 28-February 5 - Pennsylvania Convention Center The Philly Auto Show rolls [...]

“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

2018-01-16T22:25:25+00:00January 18th, 2017|

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]

2017 New Year’s Day: Photo Recap

2017-01-03T15:19:46+00:00January 3rd, 2017|

This New Year's Day was celebrated in Philly the way it always is, with family, friends, fun, and of course, Mummers!!  Here is a photo recap of some behind the scenes action at the Fancy Brigade show! Congratulations to this year's Fancy Brigade winner the South Philly Vikings!  

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 23-25

2016-12-22T05:07:25+00:00December 22nd, 2016|

Can you believe that the Holidays are already upon us?  This year we are fortunate to celebrate two major traditions simultaneously since Hanukkah starts on December 24th, Christmas Eve.  Though holiday weekends are typically pretty slow in the city, there is still plenty to do!   Festival of Lights December 23rd 5pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of [...]

2017 Mummer’s Day Parade

2016-12-15T11:35:39+00:00December 15th, 2016|

The Uptown String Band performing "Stop, Drop and Drum Roll" during the 2016 New Year's Day Parade Watch out if you’re walking around Philadelphia the first few days of January because you may run into sequins, glitter, feathers, and a number of other things left behind by some of the city’s most animated [...]

5 Philadelphia Holiday Traditions that begin on Thanksgiving Weekend

2016-11-23T12:11:23+00:00November 23rd, 2016|

Philadelphia is our nation's birth place and with that comes many years of fantastic tradition. Every year Philadelphian's look forward to the holiday traditions that make this season so special. Here are five experiences that make Philadelphia one of the best places to live, work, and play during the holiday season. Blue Cross RiverRink Winter [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Marathon

2017-11-13T12:13:41+00:00November 21st, 2016|

This weekend, the Philadelphia Marathon will take place through the streets of Philly. Last year, both the male and female winners set course records, and there was even a surprise engagement at the finish line. This year's event will surely contain its own surprises, but the history of this annual event is fascinating in itself. [...]