Fresh Fruit Season Is Here: The Benefits & Local Spots

2020-07-13T10:45:43-04:00July 13th, 2020|

By Erin McNelis “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit, and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” Albert Einstein While most people might not have a violin, they can have that bowl of fruit, especially now that summer is here. Fruit, eaten in [...]

10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia in 2020

2020-06-24T00:03:27-04:00June 24th, 2020|

Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States, so it makes it especially sad that most of this year's Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled. While this year’s 4th of July will definitely be more low key than most in light of COVID-19, you can still honor Independence Day with your family and friends. Here [...]

Outdoor Dining Opens in Philadelphia

2020-06-16T16:49:11-04:00June 16th, 2020|

Morgan's Pier (Photo provided by Aversa PR) Philadelphia restaurants finally reopened with outdoor seating on Friday, June 12 with a weekend of blue skies and perfect temperatures. Officially, only restaurants with licenses for sidewalk or patio seating were able to open immediately. Restaurants without a license can apply for a few different options, [...]

2020 Philadelphia Summer Guide

2020-06-16T16:58:07-04:00June 2nd, 2020|

Summer is here, and Philadelphia is ready for fun! While this summer is off to a very different start than years past, we are determined to make the most out of it. In a city that's known for its rich history, delicious food, eclectic art and a wide variety of events, you KNOW there's going [...]

2020 Philly Farmers Market Guide

2020-05-26T11:59:27-04:00May 26th, 2020|

Summer is THE season for farmers markets, and while many things will be different during summer 2020, farmers markets in Philly are able to proceed with precautions in place. Despite restrictions due to coronavirus, farmers markets are still the best place to get local and organically grown fruits and veggies and other homemade items. The [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: May 25 – May 31

2020-05-22T22:47:37-04:00May 22nd, 2020|

Hopefully warm weather will give your kids plenty of opportunities to play outside lately. But if you still need some suggestions on things to add variety to your days, we've got you covered with a live art tutorial, Zoom fitness & costume party, National Burger Day, and more! Do a few, do them all. Let [...]

Philly Restaurants to Offer Cocktails-to-Go (Just Became Legal!)

2020-05-21T17:13:31-04:00May 19th, 2020|

Last week, the Pennsylvania senate voted to allow the sale of to-go cocktails in the state of Pennsylvania. And as of Thursday, May 21, the legislation has been signed by Governor Wolf and is now legal! Under the new law, restaurants, bars and hotels who hold R and H liquor licenses, lost more than 25 [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: May 18 – May 24

2020-05-22T17:07:37-04:00May 17th, 2020|

Running out of ideas of things to do with the kids? We're back with another week of suggestions, including Memorial Day crafts, science experiments and more. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and interests. And be sure to check out some additional ideas and helpful [...]

9 Wedding Trends Worth Planning For in Philadelphia

2020-05-11T22:01:20-04:00May 11th, 2020|

By Liz Johnson (Photo by One L Photography, our 2020 Happening List Winner for Wedding Photography.) Weddings are mostly on hold at the moment, but you can still plan for one of life’s hallmarks. Here are some trends/ideas to consider as you plan during this time, along with some Philly Happening List Winners [...]