Pennsylvania Native Miss America Shines with Science

2021-03-30T10:56:03-04:00March 30th, 2021|

by Aly Michelle When Bucks County native, Camille Schrier, took a risk and conducted a science experiment as her on-stage talent, we knew she wouldn’t be the typical Miss America. It turns out the risk paid off, and Schrier was crowned Miss America 2020. But, shortly after the competition, the world shut down, [...]

Celebrating Black History Month in 2021

2021-02-04T21:54:22-05:00February 4th, 2021|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a number of ways both in person and virtual to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and the nearby area, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an [...]

15+ Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 in the City of Brotherly Love

2021-01-27T17:11:32-05:00January 27th, 2021|

COVID continues to impact holiday get-togethers which means Valentine’s Day will be celebrated a little differently this year. With events, restaurants and other venues operating under limited capacity, reservations are a must for just about everything. Many restaurants are still open, but operating in a limited capacity to comply with state rules, so reservations are [...]

Planning Your Fall Family Photos: Tips from the Experts

2020-09-17T22:05:28-04:00September 17th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Photo by Rhianna Clark Photography, 2020 Philly Happening Finalist for Children’s Photographer Nature’s beautiful colors, the moderate temperatures that allow a variety of outfit options, and the holiday season right around the corner – it all combines to make fall the perfect time for family photos. The [...]

Northern Liberties Debuts New Socially-Distanced Artists at Work Exhibition and Art Crawl

2020-09-09T17:03:05-04:00September 9th, 2020|

Artist Miriam Singer is one of the artists featured in "Artists at Work," an event taking place September 12 - September 30 in Northern Liberties. This weekend, you can Northern Liberties Business Improvement District announces the debut of  a new socially-distanced art exhibition and crawl titled "Artists at Work." Artists at Work exhibition [...]

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philly

2020-02-10T14:05:40-05:00February 10th, 2020|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a ton of ways to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and nearby, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an Exhibit African American History Month at The [...]

Philly Theatre Week Returns February 6 with 300+ Unique Events & Performances

2020-04-13T17:16:31-04:00February 3rd, 2020|

Together Again (Photo provided by Aversa PR) Attention Theatre Lovers! The 3rd annual Philly Theatre Week returns February 6 through February 16. The 10-day celebration features 75+ organizations and 300 events and performances. Events will include full performances, workshops, panels and more in Philadelphia and suburbs, plus in New Jersey and Delaware. All tickets [...]

Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philadelphia

2020-01-21T12:16:17-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Welcome the Year of the Rat with these Philadelphia events celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. The holiday officially falls on Saturday, January 25 but festivities last for several weeks. 2020 Chinatown Midnight Lion Dance Friday, January 24 from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This annual tradition begins at the intersection of 10th and Race [...]

2019 Philly Holiday Guide

2020-04-13T17:18:23-04:00November 24th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman Grab your warmest coat, scarf and mittens and prepare for one of the most enchanting holiday seasons the city of Philadelphia has ever offered! Whether you’re a fan of a traditional holiday complete with all the trimmings or looking to celebrate the season high in the sky in a festive Ferris Wheel, [...]

How to Celebrate Halloween in Philadelphia

2020-04-13T17:19:15-04:00September 30th, 2019|

October is here, and it's officially the Halloween season! Whether you're looking to get scared, spend the day with the fam, or just enjoy some spooky themed food and drink, we've got you covered. There's something for every Halloween fan in Philly this month.   (Photo by Michelle Reese) Philadelphia Ghost [...]

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