LOVE Your Park Week

LOVE Your Park Week ~ May 12-19th LOVE Your Park Week is a citywide celebration of Philadelphia’s diverse parks featuring eight full days of service projects, fun events, educational programs, family activities, and tours at over 100 parks throughout Philadelphia. LOVE Your Park Wee k begins Saturday, May 12th through May 19th, 2012. This week long celebration is a collaborative initiative [...]

Plan the Perfect Children’s Decor: Expert Tips from Lauters

Children are imaginative. They love fairy tales and stories about pirates and cowboys. Oftentimes children imagine themselves as characters from television or their favorite books.  Whether they dream of being princesses, famous ballerinas, or superheroes, children’s imaginations are without boundaries. The perfect place to let their imaginations run wild in the themes of their bedrooms. [...]

Photo of the Week: Giving Back

This photo is a glimpse into the City Harvest Program  a partnership of the Pennsylvania Horticultral Society, as well as the Philadelphia Prison System, SHARE (a food distribution network), the Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Weavers Way Co-op and Farm, and approximately 45 community gardens. Through the City Harvest Program the PHS joins the fight [...]

Aloha Philadelphia: 2012 Flower Show

The Philadelphia International Flower Show is a longstanding tradition, known for exquisite floral showcases and unforgettable experiences. This year, visitors will experience the show – “Hawaii: Islands of Aloha” – as never before with customized theme days and nights. The largest indoor flower show in the world will celebrate the Aloha spirit when it blooms [...]

Go Green: Christmas Tree Recycling

We’ve enjoyed our figgy pudding, unadorned the mantle, and cleaned the last of the tinsel off the floor. Our halls are officially undecked and we’re left wondering how to dispose of tour previously beautiful Christmas trees.  The city of Philadelphia’s Streets program has announced their 2012 Christmas Tree recycling program, providing residents an easy way [...]