Out of Town Adventures: Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Offer Valentine’s Day and Other February Specials

    Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Bring Romance to the Slopes this February with Special Deals and Fun Events   Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time. As a girl from the Poconos, it always seemed funny that I had never experienced one of the areas greatest tourist attractions. And now, as a girl [...]

Satisfying Big Appetites on the Day of the Big Game

Super Bowl Sunday falls within the top 5 of the most gluttonous holidays in the country. On February 5th, even the most novice of football viewers will be tuning in, even if only to see the latest blockbuster commercials. If house parties are not your particular style, Philadelphia offers numerous establishments with all the food [...]

Did-ja Know? Phasinating Philly Phacts: History of the Flyers

Ice Hockey Fans, pretty much all of Canada, rejoice!  It's time for Hockey season and that means it's time for us to learn about the history of our very own Philadelphia Flyers!  Here are some fun facts to get you pumped up and ready to hear that very loud and long buzz... SCORE! Originally the [...]

Did-ja know? Phasinating Philly Phacts: History of the Phillies

It may be the start of football season but baseball is still going strong.  This long-loved summer sport is nearing the end of it's season so we thought we'd take some time to look back on the history of our great baseball team. The Phillies are the oldest, continuous, one-named, one-city franchise in all of [...]

The Golden Gardner: Five Facts about Local Olympic Champion English Gardner

In the final weekend of the Rio Olympic Games, local track and field star, English Gardner, won a gold medal as part of the women's 4 x100 m. relay. Gardner, 24, born in Philadelphia and raised in Vorhees Township, N.J., is a 2010 graduate of Eastern Regional High School in South Jersey. On Saturday, Aug. 22, [...]

Did-ja know? Phasinating Philly Phacts: History of the Eagles

Are you ready for some football??  Eagles fans are getting pumped, especially after last week's pre-season win against the Buccaneers.  On any given Sunday during football season Philadelphia is a sea of green but have you ever wondered about the history of the Eagles?  This week's Phasinating Philly Phacts are all about those birds! The [...]

The Man Behind the Mask: 10 Facts about Philadelphia’s Olympic Fencer Miles Chamley-Watson

Miles Chamley-Watson will compete today (Friday, August 12) at the Rio Olympics in the Men's Team Foil. The 2013 World Individual Foil Champion was born in London, but has lived in Philadelphia since age 9. Read on to find out more interesting facts about our very own local swashbuckling Olympian! 1.)  Chamley-Watson attended Penn State [...]

Five Fun Facts about The Olympics Games–Including Philadelphia Connections!

The Olympics are here! The XXXI Olympiad officially begins tonight in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the Opening Ceremony broadcast on NBC. To celebrate the start of the greatest show on the world's stage, here are Five Fun Facts about the history of the Olympic Games, including some new local connections. Stay tuned in the next [...]

‘It’s like your own personal amusement park ride’—Just a Man and His Cyr Wheel

     A little over two years ago, Eric Heitzman saw a video that he thought looked "so incredibly cool." The video was of someone using a Cyr Wheel, an acrobatic apparatus invented for the circus that consists of a large aluminium or steel with a diameter approximately 4-6 inches taller than the performer. The [...]