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Grilling, Smoking & Barbecuing: Outdoor Cooking Tips from a Chef

2020-07-07T23:17:26-04:00July 7th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Cooking outside is always a popular summer tradition. I mean, does it even feel like summer until you've fired up the grill? This year, due to COVID-19, you’ll probably be doing it more than ever. For one thing, dining at restaurants comes with all new restrictions that [...]

Beach Waves in the Shade: How to Create a Natural-Looking Beachy Style at Home

2020-07-07T16:03:24-04:00July 7th, 2020|

By Christa Peressini As much as we’d all love to start our days this summer with a dip in the ocean to get perfect salt-and-sun dried beach waves, for most of us, the reality of the current pandemic has gotten in the way. But while we may not be frolicking [...]

Small Businesses Can Apply for COVID-19 Relief Grants

2020-07-01T22:01:25-04:00July 1st, 2020|

Are you a small business that's been impacted by the shutdowns due to COVID-19? The COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Program is now open. Pennsylvania small businesses with 25 or fewer full-time employees, have annual revenues of $1 million or less, and were economically impacted by COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for relief. The [...]

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 [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: June 1 – June 7

2020-05-31T23:30:33-04:00May 31st, 2020|

It's a new month, and we're STILL mostly at home! As school assignments start to wind down, here are some ideas to add some fun, learning and variety to your days at home with the kids. Diversity In light of current events, it seems fitting to spend some time this week talking about diversity in [...]

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 [...]