Flavors on the Avenue Media Tour

-Brenda Hillegas East Passyunk Ave has no shortage of restaurants. About once a month, I head down there (all the way from Roxborough) with the husband and the dog in tow for lunch. Sometimes it’s overwhelming! I’m always torn between returning to a favorite on the street or picking out something new. If you head to East Passyunk Ave on Sunday, April 30th, though, you … Continue reading Flavors on the Avenue Media Tour

SomerSocial Spectacular

by Moriah Kelley One thing I love about living in a city is the constant renovation of the old into the new. On Thursday night, I had the privilege to witness one such renovation in East Kensington as part of the ever growing Fishtown neighborhood. The grand opening of what is being called the Parish House created a spectacular splash. Located at 2134 E Firth … Continue reading SomerSocial Spectacular

Coming Up at the Kimmel – June 2017

Lots of great stuff happening in June at the Kimmel Center! Check out the info below, play the video clips, buy tickets, and start preparing for a pretty excellent summer! Just another reason why we love Philadelphia… Broadway Up Close: Chita Rivera/June 3 • Merriam Theater  Two-time Tony® Award winner and Broadway legend Chita Rivera performs at the Merriam Theater on June 3, 2017 at 8:00 … Continue reading Coming Up at the Kimmel – June 2017

A Unique Escape Experience Opens Today

-Brenda Hillegas The roaring twenties. A trip through time. Monkey…tourists? Today, Escape Entertainment officially opens its doors here in Philadelphia, perfectly located in center city at 1218 Chestnut Street (5th floor). The 5,000 square foot space is beautiful, upscale, professionally decorated. The company’s strategy is to be able to host large groups (100 or more at the same time for events) and team building outings. … Continue reading A Unique Escape Experience Opens Today

Lisa Scottoline’s Upcoming Book Signings

Our friend Lisa Scottoline is getting ready for a book signing tour and will make her first stop this Saturday at the Costco in King of Prussia. She’s a Philadelphia woman (!!!) and The New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 28 novels! She mentioned RowHome Magazine in one of her books, so we’re doing the same. Look for an interview with Lisa … Continue reading Lisa Scottoline’s Upcoming Book Signings

Hedwig Finally Comes to Philly

-Brenda Hillegas “I love you Hedwig,” someone shouted from the mezzanine last night. “I love you too,” Hedwig says back, softly and very sincerely. I was pretty close to the stage, so there’s no way I was the one who shouted. But it very well could have been me. I’m not sure how I managed to contain all of my varied emotions last night. About 15 … Continue reading Hedwig Finally Comes to Philly

The Buzz: A Craft Coffee, Beer & Spirits Festival

by Brenda Hillegas Last night, we headed over to the Free Library on Vine for a new, and very fun, get together via Home Brewed Events. The Buzz: A Craft Coffee, Beer & Spirits allowed patrons to sample some of our area’s best coffee, tea, cocktails and beer. Here’s what we discovered… First of all. That view from the rooftop! The event took place in a … Continue reading The Buzz: A Craft Coffee, Beer & Spirits Festival

History Lessons in Old City: A Visit to the Museum of the American Revolution

by Brenda Hillegas In just a few days, you’ll be able to read RowHome Magazine writer Jane Roser’s interview with Michael Quinn, the President and CEO of Philadelphia’s newest museum which explores the story of the American Revolution and our city’s part in America’s founding. And just a few short days after our spring issue’s release, you’ll be able to actually visit the Museum of the … Continue reading History Lessons in Old City: A Visit to the Museum of the American Revolution

21st & Lehigh

-Stephen Pagano For a long time, North Philadelphia has been associated with crime, drugs, and poverty; however, many people don’t know that it’s also linked to our national pastime. In fact, Philadelphia once had two baseball teams, the Phillies and the Athletics. The A’s played in Columbia and Shibe Park, and the Phillies played in the Baker Bowl. Shibe Park was constructed in the early … Continue reading 21st & Lehigh

Jerry’s Girls at the Walnut Street Theatre

Feature image: Rebecca Robbins, Barbara McCulloh and Adrienne S. Wells in Jerry’s Girls at Walnut Street Theatre’s Independence Studio on 3. Photos by Mark Garvin.   -by Brenda Hillegas …there’s just no tune as exciting as a show tune… The oldest theatre in America is right here in our city. Founded in 1809, The Walnut Street Theatre is also the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Jerry’s Girls at the Walnut Street Theatre