New Jersey - Breakfast After the Bell is a crucial hunger initiative that allows for schools across the state to provide nutritious meals to students in need. As a result of today's bill signing, the program will be expanded to K-12 schools with high rates of poverty, with the schools providing the meals after the bell in classrooms or through a "grab and go" option.
Philadelphia, PA - The members of #RealTalkTobacco from Philadelphia, Pa., have been named Group Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco. Tijay Daniels, 18, Harmony Ellerbe, 18, Sydney Grimes, 18, Jada Rasulallah, 17, Jasmine Rasulallah, 18 and Marquita Young, 17, were honored Thursday evening in Washington, D.C.
Philadelphia, PA - Rachel Lisner, of Sycamore, had struggled with her weight for most her life, losing some, gaining more. When she reached a high of over 400 pounds and could not keep up with her active 10-year-old son, she said "enough is enough" and elected to undergo bariatric weight loss surgery at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois.
Philadelphia, PA - Spring Training at Dilworth Park comes back this April alongside a variety of complimentary outdoor activities Tuesdays through Thursdays, April 3 through May 24. Top-notch instructors will lead free of charge outdoor training courses to help you get in shape while specialists from Rothman Institute will attend a few classes providing tips on stretching and injury prevention. All conditioning classes are led by knowledgeable trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs. The schedule will be:
Philadelphia, PA - The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons is pleased to announce the addition of Orangetheory Fitness to its exciting mix of retail, restaurants and lifestyle leases. The energizing and fast-growing international fitness franchise will open the doors to its boutique studio the first week of January, 2018.
Philadelphia, PA - It’s been about a year since I and my family moved to a new town. New surroundings, new house, and new school. Along with it came tons of new people I didn’t know, but I still acted like myself. Quiet and observant as always.
Philadelphia, PA - On May 23rd Greystar Property Management unveiled their new apartment building, The Alexander. New and prospective residents, along with VIP’s were invited to a chic announcement party at The Alexander. As guests mingled in the community courtyard and grilling terrace, they were invited to view all the luxurious apartments and amenities that residents of the building will enjoy.
Philadelphia, PA - "Here’s Why I’m Building Something Around Mental Health" The thought of the next day was like a cold breeze. The type of cold that made you hot on the inside. My brain forced thoughts out, but to only go through the hot path of my negative thoughts first. And then to the outskirts of my own two eyes. My mind corrupt from the sadness that each day brings, but having a small batch of freedom every full moon.
Atlantic City, NJ - The Miss America Organization announced today groundbreaking changes for the “The 2019 Miss America Competition,” effective this September, by declaring that the 51 women representing their home states and the District of Columbia will no longer be judged on outward physical appearance. “The 2019 Miss America Competition” airs live on ABC, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th(9:00–11:00 p.m. EDT),from Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall.
Philadelphia, PA - National Rosé Day is this Saturday, June 9 and Rosés continue to rise in popularity. According to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal: The latest Nielsen figures show retail dollar sales of non-sparkling rosés have increased by an eye-popping 65% this year over last, while sparkling rosé sales rose by nearly 16%.
Philadelphia, PA - Philly, the recent martini comeback is hitting local bars and if your interested in something different, then it's time you tried a chocolate martini. Let's face it, if it wasn't for the vermouth, a martini is really just straight vodka. For someone who doesn't like straight vodka a martini can taste kind of harsh.
Philadelphia, PA - Thinking about visiting the 2018 Philly Home Show? We fit as many events, features and vendors into the Pennsylvania Convention Center as we can, so doing it all may seem overwhelming. We’ve picked eight highlights to be sure to check off your list. See our top eight things to do at the 2018 Philly Home Show.
Amazulu Collections – Charita Powell, owner. Seven days a week and for nearly 30 years, this popular Reading Terminal Market stand has represented artists from all over the world and lived the motto, “where cultures meet.” For sale: handmade folk dolls, original paintings, body care, cultural clothing—including Urban Karma, Powell’s pattern-rich clothing collection for women and men—and her signature sterling silver jewelry of her own design, made by Indonesian artisans.