Philly Halloween Parties for Grown-Ups

2019-10-21T15:18:36-04:00October 21st, 2019|

(Photo by Kory Aversa) Sure, everyone likes seeing kids in their cute costumes. But there's also plenty of adult fun in Philly for Halloween, too! With only one more weekend before Halloween, the holiday-themed fun is really ramping up. Here's a list of spots to check out for dancing, drinks, food, costume contests [...]

Top Philly Fall Festivals in 2019

2019-09-04T23:33:54-04:00September 4th, 2019|

(Photo provided by Aversa PR) Colorful leaves. Crisp air. Fall is a beautiful time of year in Philadelphia. While summer may be over, Philly keeps the fun coming with plenty of events to celebrate the season! Here's a list of festivals you'll want to put on your calendar. (And if you're looking for [...]

VOP Presents Shattering the Glass – A Celebration of Women Composers

2019-04-17T10:20:11-04:00April 17th, 2019|

The world of choral music has been, and continues to be, dominated by male composers. Philadelphia’s premiere LGBTQ and Ally choir, Voices of Pride (VOP),  put together a concert featuring pieces composed solely by women. As women composers have been consistently under-represented in choral programming, including VOP’s, it became clear it was time to host [...]

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 [...]

Shop Small Business Saturday in Philly on November 24

2018-12-03T16:23:08-04:00November 18th, 2018|

Hundreds of small businesses around Philadelphia will celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 24. From discounts, to events, to freebies, to snacks and sips, here are just some of the businesses celebrating on Saturday. Seek out your favorite local business, or discover a new hidden treasure. OLD CITY AND SOCIETY HILL Art in the Age [...]

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Launches the JPOD @ Philadelphia QuickFire Challenge

2018-09-26T11:31:47-04:00September 25th, 2018|

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS today announced the launch of the JPOD @ Philadelphia QuickFire Challenge at The MedTech Conference during a panel discussing the growing health care ecosystem in Philadelphia. In honor of the new JPOD @ Philadelphia opening at the Pennovation Center in collaboration with JLABS and the University of Pennsylvania, the JPOD @ [...]

University of Pennsylvania Tops List of PA’s Best

2017-10-31T08:35:06-04:00October 31st, 2017|

With years of state budget cuts to higher education adversely affecting the cost and quality of schools and research showing that public institutions can outperform private colleges in terms of graduates’ career outcomes, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2018’s Best College & University Rankings, along with separate rankings for colleges and universities. To help college-bound seniors choose the [...]

Philly Ranked Top Destination for Winter Travel by WalletHub

2017-10-31T08:29:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|

Ahead of a colder, wetter and snowier winter season, according to the latest forecast from the Old Farmers’ Almanac, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2017’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations report to supplement its money-saving selection of the Best Travel Credit Cards. Focusing on cost and convenience rather than scenic beauty, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 60 [...]

Makers Meetup #14: NextFab’s Rapid Accelerator Winners

2017-10-17T12:27:15-04:00October 17th, 2017|

For Makers Meetup #14 we will be featuring the companies just selected into the Fall 2017 cohort of NextFab's Rapid Hardware Accelerator program. The companies include: Robocandy: Designing premium, compact and modular arcade cabinets for eSports tournaments and retro gaming enthusiasts. EAOS: Developing audio and communication systems for adventurous lifestyles. Unruly Studios: Offers the first [...]

“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

2018-01-16T22:25:25-04:00January 18th, 2017|

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]