October 31, 2018
cheesesteaks

Philly Burger King Will Not Offer Cheesesteak Out of Respect for Original

You have to respect the Philadelphia cheesesteak. It’s something that a lot of other food trucks and restaurants around the country try to replicate, but the results are inevitably poor copies of the original. There are some things in life that should just be left to the experts, and cheesesteaks are one of them. Many an eyebrow was raised in […]
October 30, 2018
wedding

Wedded Bliss: Philly’s Top Wedding Venues

Right after she says “yes” and he puts the diamond on her finger, the wedding planning starts. And when that begins, one of the very first topics of conversation is the best best wedding venues in the city for your nuptials. If you are engaged in Philly, yay for you! You are blessed with an abundance of options that offer […]
October 25, 2018
amazon

Is Philly Still in Contention for Amazon HQ2?

Philadelphia technically still hangs in contention for nabbing the golden ring that is Amazon’s HQ2 home, but signs seem to indicate that other front-runners in the race are pulling ahead. Specifically, several experts think that the Washington D.C. / Northern Virginia area is primed to be chosen. Money magazine gathered the input of five experts and quizzed them as to […]
October 25, 2018
food

Another Philly Shake Shack is Open!

Shake Shack, a burger joint with a cult following, has just opened its latest location in Philadelphia. The fast-casual chain, known for their scrumptious food and, of course, milkshakes, opened the doors on its restaurant on the southeast corner of 12th and Chestnut Streets this past Tuesday. The storefront fills a vacancy left by the former bakery Philly Cupcakes. There […]
October 25, 2018
shopping carts

New Small-Footprint Target Store Opens in Philly

A Target store that has a smaller footprint than one of the big box chain’s super stores, has opened in Philadelphia. The store’s smaller size and limited inventory makes it an ideal shopping spot for city dwellers. The store, located at South Broad Street, opened its doors on Sunday, the same day that another Target had its grand opening in […]
October 22, 2018
memorial

Expanded Holocaust Memorial Completed

An expansion of Philadelphia’s existing Holocaust memorial was opened to the public today with tremendous respect and admiration. A new downtown plaza centered around the profound “Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs,” a Nathan Rapoport sculpture, opened on Monday, fifty-four years after the sculpture was put in place in 1964. Additions to the memorial include artifacts from the time period […]
October 18, 2018

Philly Residents Can Pick Up New Recycling Bins

Municipal recycling programs are great things. When cities make it easier for residents to recycle, they encourage citizens to put in an effort that they probably otherwise would not have done. One of the biggest ways cities can promote recycling is by giving their residents the bins or containers they need to get the job done. Philly residents who don’t […]
October 17, 2018
living room

Feathering Your Nest: 6 Best Places to Furnish Your Philly Home

Let’s face it: decorating your new home is one of the most exciting parts of buying a house/condo. I tend to look at it as the payoff for the tedious months of scoping out MLS listings, attending showings, and having to sign stack upon stack of paper at closing. You’ve done all the boring stuff; now it’s time to compare […]
October 16, 2018
library

“One Book, One Philadelphia” Title Announced

Today, the title for this year’s “One Book, One Philadelphia” event was announced. The annual event, intended to create civic dialogue and encourage literacy in readers of all ages, is organized by the Free Library of Philadelphia. The 2019 title, “Sing, Unburied, Sing” was published in 2017 by author Jesmyn Ward of Philadelphia. Ward, an associate professor of English literature […]
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