Johnson & Johnson Innovation Launches the JPOD @ Philadelphia QuickFire Challenge

2018-09-26T11:31:47+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS today announced the launch of the JPOD @ Philadelphia QuickFire Challenge at The MedTech Conference during a panel discussing the growing health care ecosystem in Philadelphia. In honor of the new JPOD @ Philadelphia opening at the Pennovation Center in collaboration with JLABS and the University of Pennsylvania, the JPOD @ [...]

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 [...]

Take your Philly Green to the Next Level

2018-08-02T20:40:16+00:00August 15th, 2018|

The largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area is coming up. If you are all about sustainability Green Fest is for you. With over 100 exhibitors and vendors, Greenfest is the place to learn about living sustainably while having fun.  This event has something for everyone: shopping for local green wares, great food, live music, [...]

Marilyn Monroe Iconic Photos on Display

2018-08-12T22:03:47+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Marilyn Monroe “You’re already famous, now you’re going to make me famous,” photographer Lawrence Schiller said to Marilyn Monroe as they discussed the photos he was about to shoot of her in 1962. “Don’t be so cocky,” Marilyn replied, “photographers can be easily replaced.” Several days later, Larry had not been replaced and [...]

Free Events Announced All Over Philadelphia Leading to 4th Celebration

2018-06-19T13:50:14+00:00June 22nd, 2018|

Fireworks at the Art Museum Welcome America, Inc. and the James F. Kenney, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, announced 50 free events that will comprise the 2018 Wawa Welcome America seven-day festival taking place Thursday, June 28 through Wednesday, July 4. The Wawa Welcome America festival celebrates American history, education and Philadelphia. [...]

Immersive Art Installation to Bring Philadelphia Arts and Mural Traditions to Life

2018-06-15T20:00:21+00:00June 15th, 2018|

At FIGMAGO, you become the artist Secret passageways, live dancing shadows, and color changing murals await visitors at FIGMAGO, Philadelphia’s imaginative new tourist attraction. Opening in July, this hands-on art adventure is the latest collaboration between internationally renowned muralist, Meg Saligman Studio, and preeminent dance company, Brian Sanders’ JUNK. Philadelphia is globally distinguished [...]

Art in the Open 2018

2018-05-15T20:53:48+00:00May 15th, 2018|

Art in the Open (AiO), presented through the PNC Arts Alive initiative, is a biennial citywide event that celebrates artists, their inspirations, and their relationships with the urban environment. The program, now entering its tenth year, was designed to shape community through art experiences that bridge the Philadelphia’s outdoor spaces, natural areas, and historic waterways [...]

Happening List 2018 is Winding Down

2018-02-26T10:42:19+00:00February 26th, 2018|

The Happening List®, our signature competition, has been white-hot with voting this year.  Voting kicked off back in mid January, and on February 28th at midnight, voting will close.  It's been a great year for the Happening List, with 4,367 nominees across 276 categories. If you haven't voted yet, there is still time!  Head over to [...]

Philadelphia is Getting a Facelift at the Home and Garden Show

2018-02-22T16:41:00+00:00February 18th, 2018|

Philadelphia is a city filled with history, culture, and people with an unbreakable spirit. For years, however, the grid system that holds our many row homes and condominiums has been less than savory. All of that is changing in recent history and we sat down with Philly native and host of DIY Network's Philly Street Flipping, Rachel [...]

Making it Happening Charity Spotlight: Angel Flight East

2017-12-13T12:20:09+00:00December 13th, 2017|

By Betsy Natter Imagine having a medical condition that required treatment that was only available at a location far from your home. How would you get there and could you afford transportation? If there were no other options for care, what would you do? For thousands of people across the county, that very scenario is [...]