Step Inside Philadelphia Airport’s New Centurion Lounge

-Marialena Rago The new American Express lounge will make you never want to leave the airport. Yes, it is that nice, comfortable, and…delicious. The Centurion Lounge, as it is called, is the eighth U.S location and features Israeli-inspired food by award winning Philadelphia chef Michael Solomonov. The signature lounge program provides Platinum and Centurion Card members a little bit of a get away before even setting … Continue reading Step Inside Philadelphia Airport’s New Centurion Lounge

Ed McBride’s Block Party with a Purpose

-Maria Merlino On a beautiful sunny Saturday, October 14th, East Moyamensing Avenue was cordoned off for the first Ed McBride Block Party with a Purpose event. Sadly, Ed passed away in June at the age of 79. The party was created to remember Ed and his service to the neighborhood. The Block Party was sponsored by these Foulke Family Dealerships: Cherry Hill Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram, Mall Chevrolet, … Continue reading Ed McBride’s Block Party with a Purpose

DJ Eric Bartello’s Friday Nights

by Kelley Bregenzer When Bob Pantano– legendary Philadelphia DJ celebrating 40 years as host of the venerated “Saturday Night Dance Party” on 98.1 WOGL FM—sees potential in you, you run with it. That’s exactly what DJ Eric Bartello is doing. His new radio show on 98.1’s sister station, Today’s 96.5 FM, debuted live at Adelphia Nightclub in South Jersey on Sept. 22. “All your favorite dance … Continue reading DJ Eric Bartello’s Friday Nights

The Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K for Lung Cancer Awareness

-Kelley Bregenzer (photo courtesy of Free to Breathe) Philadelphia is a city that runs together, more times than not, for a cause. This November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, locals will once again join forces on the quest for a cure.   The Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk takes place Sunday, Nov. 5 at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. Last year, thousands … Continue reading The Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K for Lung Cancer Awareness

Be A Survivor at Mad Rex

-Dominique Verrecchio Are you a survivor? That’s the question that Mad Rex, the world’s first post-apocalyptic-themed restaurant (1000 Frankford Ave), is asking. From the mind of Pavel Rathousky, the restaurant is equipped with fire breathers, servers in apocalypse themed attire and a giant graffiti helicopter hanging above the DJ both. The cocktails were incredibly refreshing and served in awesome glasses…mine had a bullet in it! I would definitely … Continue reading Be A Survivor at Mad Rex

Kinky Boots Reminds Us of What’s Really Important.

-Brenda Hillegas (photo by Matt Crockett) Lola, the drag queen from London, encourages these six steps to success and happiness: 1. Pursue the truth 2. Learn something new 3. Accept yourself and you’ll accept others too 4. Let love shine 5. Let pride be your guide 6. Change the world when you change your mind Lola says: Just be. Who you wanna be. Never let them … Continue reading Kinky Boots Reminds Us of What’s Really Important.

YES featuring Anderson, Rabin, and Wakeman at the Kimmel Center

-Mark Casasanto Perfectly sound at the Kimmel Center. Rock and roll is a wonderful vehicle and it was on full display last night in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. Seriously, it was the perfect venue to showcase the brilliant musicianship of YES featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman who recently, along with their once, and who knows, maybe future bandmates, were inducted … Continue reading YES featuring Anderson, Rabin, and Wakeman at the Kimmel Center

Party Away Student Loan Debt this Thursday!

SoFi, a personal finance company for millennials, is headed to Philly! Come out this Thursday and celebrate student loan debt. That’s right. Debt. Sure, it may seem like the last thing you want to have a party for, but if you do have debt Sofi wants to treat you to a relaxing and fun evening. Take the night off, stress free, and have some cocktails, listen … Continue reading Party Away Student Loan Debt this Thursday!

The First Annual Philly Music Fest

-Moriah Kelley My musical taste broadened this weekend when I attended the first annual Philly Music Fest at World Live Café.  Local musicians, breweries, artists, and food vendors came together to entertain festival goers both Friday and Saturday evening. Proceeds from the festival are being donated to Live Connections and other non-profit charities. Complimentary Federal Donuts and Insomnia Cookies were passed around as attendees sipped … Continue reading The First Annual Philly Music Fest