Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events to Ring in 2019!

2018-12-16T23:28:23+00:00December 16th, 2018|

By Michelle Reese New Year's Eve is the party night of the year, but what about when bedtime is hours before the Big Ball Drop? Here's a list of family-friendly events on December 31, so you can celebrate with your little ones and get them in bed [...]

German American Weekend Returns to Christmas Village Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

2018-12-06T17:32:41+00:00December 6th, 2018|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR & Events) Put on your Dirndl and Lederhosen! Philadelphia's Christmas Village will host their crowd favorite, German American Weekend this Friday, December 7 through Sunday, December 9. This popular theme weekend is presented by Bank of America and looks to set a record for the 2018 season. Enjoy [...]

New Year’s Eve Ghost Tour Turns Back Time to Ring in 2019

2018-12-06T16:20:23+00:00December 6th, 2018|

Ring in the New Year in a most unusual way! Are you looking for something different to do this New Year's Eve? Do you love history or things that are a little spooky? The Ghost Tour of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks present the 9th annual New Year’s [...]

2018 Philly Holiday Guide

2018-12-03T16:38:06+00:00December 2nd, 2018|

We may have already had the first snow of the season, but the city of Philadelphia has plenty of holiday happenings to warm even the chilliest days. Bundle up and use this guide to all that is jolly to plan a holiday season that will dazzle and delight. Whether you favor the history that the [...]

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Guide 2018

2018-11-08T21:44:33+00:00November 8th, 2018|

It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for. And with the help of our 2018 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Philadelphia has [...]

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, [...]