November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A COTA Mom is Grateful for Her Son’s Bone Marrow Transplant

2017-11-02T09:51:47+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|

November is recognized as National Marrow Awareness Month in order to raise public consciousness of the nearly 10,000 U.S. patients who are waiting for a life-saving bone marrow transplant. For one Connecticut family, this month of gratitude will include an expanded Thanksgiving table thanks to a non-related bone marrow donor who gave their son a [...]

5 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Apple Cider

2017-10-30T19:31:59+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

After a never-ending Indian Summer in Philadelphia this year, there is finally a chill in the air! It's finally the season for sweaters, boots, and hot spiked cider! There's nothing quite like a steaming cup of apple cider: warm, fragrant, and soothing to the soul--it's basically Fall's version of a Hot Toddy. For some new [...]

PGMC Tinseltown Tidings

2017-10-22T22:31:11+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|

The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus presents Tinseltown Tidings, a dazzling holiday concert filled with all those catchy tunes from your favorite Hollywood movie classics in the prelude of the holiday season. From "White Christmas" and "Babes in Toyland" to more contemporary films, such as "Polar Express" and "Home Alone" – there sure is something for [...]

A Philly Art + Zine Fair Benefitting Local Nonprofits!

2017-10-22T22:29:27+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|

Celebrating Philadelphia’s independent publishing and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture, the Monstera Collective: Art and Zine Fair will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12PM to 5PM. at Fishtown’s own Colorspace Labs. The Monstera Collective: Philadelphia Art + Zine Fair will be held on Sunday, November 5th. This one-day event will bring together artists, small [...]

Ignite Your Sound with Monster Firecracker Debuted at the Budweiser Made in America Festival

2017-10-05T22:02:49+00:00 October 5th, 2017|

Picture this - it's Friday at 5pm. You pack up your bags at work, walk outside, and grab the bus to head home. It's a beautiful day so you stop off to sit at a bench in your neighborhood park for a bit. You look around. What do you see? Most likely,  it's people in [...]

Free Anonymous Depression Screenings Coming to Communities Across the City on National Depression Screening Day

2017-10-03T10:29:36+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Philadelphia will join cities around the country in participating in National Depression Screening Day on Thursday October 5th. The city’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) will set up shop in communities across the city providing free anonymous depression screenings, making treatment referrals on the spot and providing information and resources about [...]

Atlas Obscura & Laurel Hill Cemetery Present: Into the Veil

2017-09-20T14:39:55+00:00 September 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 [...]

Printmarker Terri Fridkin Exhibits “Convergence” at Muse Gallery

2017-09-13T12:45:51+00:00 September 13th, 2017|

diptych Good Vibes, monotype, intaglio by Terri Fridkin Local printmaker Terri Fridkin will be exhibiting “Convergence” at MUSE Gallery, 52 N. 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia, October 4–29. The public is invited to a First Friday reception on October 6, 5–8pm. Also at MUSE, Fridkin will be participating in POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours) on Sunday, October [...]

“Ploome in the Park” to Support Houston Residents!

2017-09-05T17:54:05+00:00 September 5th, 2017|

  On Saturday, September 8th and Sunday 9th, Ploome in the Park will offer group Pilates Reformer classes in their new home, Washington Square Park, to raise money for the residents of Houston as they rebuild their homes and city. All "Ploome in the Park" classes that weekend will be charged at our class single reservation [...]

Artists Honoring Their Own

2017-09-05T17:48:32+00:00 September 5th, 2017|

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 7:00 pm The Conservatory for Arts & Music of Philadelphia (CAMP) will host their Legacy of Love Artist Ball at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. This event will recognize those who have shaped our artistic landscape and their impact in the arts. We want to celebrate the people [...]