In the Spotlight
Philadelphia, PA - Keeping up with the food news these days it is hard not to notice the interest in the Middle Eastern spice combination called Zaatar or Za'atar. Philadelphia's own James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Solomonov has done his part to spread the gospel.
Philadelphia, PA - The Sonesta Hotel in Philadelphia held a fantastic and charity last night known as"The Pink Hour". This cocktail/auction showcased 10 exclusive art pieces inspired by Christian Dior and prepared by fashion designer Denise Fike with proceeds benefiting the Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach & Raise organization. The paintings were breathtaking and will be presented for auction starting Oct 25th.
Philadelphia, PA - Fuel restaurants in Philadelphia invite you to fuel up, then chill out with a new “dream” collection of smoothies. Fuel Recharge Yourself President Rocco Cima announces three new smoothies infused with CBD oil.
Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Marathon is next weekend (Sunday, November 18th) and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the race, the below restaurants and bars are offering runners discounts and deals all weekend, from an electrolyte brew perfect for post-race sipping, marathon-themed wine flights, and a burger + manhattan combo.
Philadelphia, PA - September 22nd is the first day of autumn, and last I heard, folks are understandably more than ready for pumpkin spiced-anything. Fall can't come soon enough, and it arrives this weekend (along with a day of predicted good-lookin' weather).
Philadelphia, PA - SWEAT Fitness, Philadelphia’s leading fitness club boasting seven Philadelphia-based locations, is partnering with Quaker City Shrubs, an all-natural sparkling alcoholic beverage, to offer fitness fanatics weekly outdoor cycling classes followed by free wellness oriented happy hour starting Wednesday, June 27th.
Philadelphia, PA - Every day, at least ten Pennsylvanians die of opioid or heroin overdose. A life-saving drug is available that can be administered by bystanders or a loved one to reverse a deadly overdose. Recovery Centers of America (RCA) at Devon, located just outside of Philadelphia, is hosting an Open House event to celebrate its new expansion and RCA nurses will be providing training to the public that could help save lives.
Philadelphia, PA - In recognition of October Breast Cancer Awareness month, LeSaint French Chocolate is teaming up alongside Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), a charity dedicated to linking women affected by breast cancer with important reliable information and a great community of support, by revealing a hand-crafted, hand painted decadent pink chocolate collection developed by Bucks County, PA artist chocolatier Stéphane Lesaint. As a vital part of the October project, LeSaint will contribute 20% of the profits to the non-profit charity.
Philadelphia, PA - I have been happy in my kitchen this Fall cooking with (and drinking) hard cider from my local cidery, Dressler Estate in Downingtown, PA. I love having the opportunity to work with local businesses whose products I’m passionate about on projects that encourage others to support local and share great food and drink! I was fortunate enough to score an invitation to a beautifully orchestrated dinner on Sunday night at Bottle Room where Chef Tim composed four courses highlighting four different styles of Dressler Estate’s hard cider.
Philadelphia, PA - The DreamWalk Fashion Show, known as the "Anti" Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will be coming back to Philadelphia for its 2nd year. The country's exclusive body confidence fashion showcase, DreamWalk will showcase more than 60 models (regarded as Dreamers) coming from all-around the nation, symbolizing a diversified, practical and inclusive point of view, most notably amputees, cancer survivors and also LGTBQ advocates. The showcase is on Sunday, November 4, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
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 - Liberty & Lace, located at 4390 Main St, Philadelphia, PA, is bringing contemporary bridal designs to Manayunk this autumn 2018. Launched by the ladies behind Manayunk’s The Wall Cycling Studio, Liberty & Lace will be a unique bridal boutique in which women will not only feel excited to look for their ideal gown as well as be suranded by the a detail-oriented team. Liberty & Lace will carry US-based designers and through partnerships with expert local tailoring services.
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.