Get Outside in Philadelphia This Summer

2019-06-11T16:04:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

By Brenna Luczyszyn Who says you have to escape the city to experience nature? Philadelphia is full of places to experience the great outdoors—while also discovering the art, culture, and cuisine that the city is known for. As the summer begins to heat up, locals and visitors alike will find places to visit that are [...]

Philadelphia Nonprofit Gets Wild about Finding a Cure for Celiac Disease

2019-06-03T22:41:02-04:00June 3rd, 2019|

Philadelphians will put their feet to the pavement on Sunday, June 9, for the inaugural Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K run/walk at the Philadelphia Zoo. The event benefits Beyond Celiac whose mission is to advance research to find treatment options and, eventually, a cure for celiac disease. Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K is a fun [...]

A Delicious Way to Give Back in Rittenhouse Square

2019-03-27T11:24:46-04:00March 27th, 2019|

a.bar and sister restaurant a.kitchen are raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in support of former AKA team member Anne Pagsuguiron (shown here). Anne was diagnosed and treated for leukemia. This spring you can give back while enjoying delicious food and cocktails! The popular Rittenhouse Square cocktail spot a.bar and sister [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

What’s New on the Pennsylvania Slopes for the 2018/2019 Season

2018-11-13T16:22:43-04:00November 15th, 2018|

Autumn leaves are falling and with it the advent of cooler weather has found its way to the Pennsylvania mountains. The start of the 2018/2019 ski and snowboard season is near. And, the Pennsylvania Ski Area Resorts (SkiPA) are busy improving their resort offerings to ensure another exciting season for families on the slopes. In [...]

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Guide 2018

2019-08-21T10:48:16-04:00November 8th, 2018|

It’s that time of year! The time when family and friends reunite to eat way too much food, watch football, enjoy a parade, and most importantly, celebrate everything they have to be grateful for. And with the help of our 2018 Thanksgiving Guide, you’ll be more than prepared to enjoy all the festivities Philadelphia has [...]

Sunrise Yoga Featured in “One Fit Philly” Series

2017-11-11T20:21:28-04:00November 4th, 2017|

On Saturday, Nov. 4,  participants in Sunrise Yoga watched the city come to life in a glow of orange and pink light from the 57th floor of the One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street. Through movements of "Downward Dog," "Warrior," and "Goddess," participants focused on rejuvenating their minds while enjoying the sweeping panoramic views. [...]

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

2017-11-02T09:51:47-04:00November 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 [...]

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

2017-10-03T10:29:36-04:00October 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 [...]