A Philadelphia Tradition: Irish Potatoes

2019-03-14T22:15:45-04:00March 14th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese The cheesesteak, the soft pretzel…and the Irish potato? Yes, Irish potato candies are a Philadelphia tradition going back over 100 years. There aren't any actual potatoes in the Philadelphia version of this confection. Instead, they get their name because they look like miniature potatoes. Typically the candies have a coconut butter cream [...]

Girl Scout Cookie Inspired Milkshakes Benefit Empowering Local Girls Programs

2019-03-11T21:45:01-04:00March 11th, 2019|

Here's a tasty way to support the next generation of women in the community! Starting this weekend, P’unk Burger will again partner with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania. Choose from four hand-dipped milkshakes featuring your favorite Girl Scout Cookies. Owner Marlo Dilks will be using cookies bought from local Girl Scout troops. In addition, [...]

5 Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month in Philadelphia

2019-03-11T16:51:43-04:00March 11th, 2019|

March is Women's History Month, and there is no shortage of events in Philly celebrating the impact women have made on society. Here are just a few things to check out before the month is over. Daybreaker PHL: The Future Is Feminine When: Friday, March 15 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Where: The Foundry, [...]

Car Care Tips for Cold Weather

2019-02-20T11:41:24-04:00February 20th, 2019|

With all of the nasty winter weather we've been getting lately, your car is taking a beating. Cold temperatures can do a number on your car battery, your windshield wipers, and even your car’s interior. Don’t let winter get the best of your car with these helpful winter car tips: Buy a great battery. Car [...]

The Charge Station Hosts Networking Event on Feb. 27

2019-02-20T22:40:14-04:00February 19th, 2019|

  The Charge Station™ is hosting a networking event like no other at The Positano Coast on February 27 at 6 p.m. (This event was previously scheduled for February 20 but was moved due to inclement weather.) Motivational speaker and international lifestyle Coach, Olga S. Perez. has hosted The Charge Station for the past four [...]

Run Wild for a Great Cause

2019-02-18T11:38:30-04:00February 18th, 2019|

Don your rabbit ears, lace up your sneakers and join thousands of others to help fight Parkinson's disease. The Philly Rabbit Run will take place at the Philadelphia Zoo on the day before Easter, April 20.  Philly Rabbit Run The Philly Rabbit Run will begin at 7:45 a.m. on April 20. Registration is $42 (this [...]

Come Hungry: East Passyunk Restaurant Week Returns February 25

2019-02-15T16:34:53-04:00February 15th, 2019|

East Passyunk's tastiest two weeks of the year return! Twenty-six restaurants along Philadelphia's famed restaurant row will fire up special three-course menus between February 25 and March 8. Have you been wanting to try someplace new? Or maybe you just need an excuse to get together with friends. THIS is what you've been waiting for! [...]

Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Philly

2019-02-02T22:49:07-04:00February 2nd, 2019|

  With so many incredible restaurants in Philly, a nice dinner out is always a classic way to spend Valentine's Day. But if you want to get a little more creative this year, here are a few ideas. We've also included some tips of where to go, featuring our 2018 Happening List finalists and winners. [...]

Sports Betting Officially Opens at Parx Casino

2019-01-11T16:29:15-04:00January 11th, 2019|

Parx Casino in Bensalem officially launched sports betting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 10. The Parx Casino sportsbook will be open for business in a temporary venue, the former 360 bar & lounge, as well as on kiosks throughout the casino floor. With the launch of sports betting, Parx will be [...]

Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast Launches January 2019

2019-01-07T16:20:23-04:00January 7th, 2019|

Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts: The premiere of Season 1 of the Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast is here! In this new show, host Angela Giovine interviews successful small business owners about their successes, failures, risks and rewards. Extra/Ordinary Small Business seeks [...]