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

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.

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!

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins at the Walnut Street Theatre

by Marialena Rago I don’t think I have ever seen a show quite like Walnut Street Theatre’s Souvenir. Based on the life of eccentric opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins, the majority of the show is sung…well badly.  This is the point, of course, since Foster Jenkins is known for being the worst singer to grace Carnegie Hall. The show, written by Stephen Temperley, is told … Continue reading Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins at the Walnut Street Theatre

The 7th Annual Drink Pink Philly

-Santina Pescatore “Be comfortable in your own skin while living beyond breast cancer.” DJ Russ Ferrante says this is the theme for the upcoming Drink Pink Philly benefit he organizes to help women fighting breast cancer. The 7th Annual Drink Pink Philly for Breast Cancer Awareness will be held on October 21, 2017, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Toll Man Joe’s (26 E. … Continue reading The 7th Annual Drink Pink Philly

Review: Brigsby Bear

-Brenda Hillegas We’ve all had a friend like Brigsby Bear, whether you want to admit it or not. You know you talked to your stuffed animals. You gave them depth, a background story. As a child, you looked up to a fictional character and you probably had conversations with that character in your head or imagined what it would be like to spend a day … Continue reading Review: Brigsby Bear

Wicked Lands in Philadelphia Now Until August 27th

-Marialena Rago (photo by Joan Marcus) In every theater fan’s heart there is a place for Wicked. Whether you love it or loathe it, the story before Dorthy dropped into Oz is as entertaining as the story after. For this theater fan it has been about 12 years since my last trip to the Emerald City and this journey brought new discoveries and brought back … Continue reading Wicked Lands in Philadelphia Now Until August 27th

What’s on at SugarHouse Casino

We’re excited to announce that the SugarHouse Casino’s Fishtown Hops beer garden graces the cover of our latest issue. Each summer, we compile a list of what’s happening in our city, near our city, and what to look forward to in the next few months. We call them our “hot spots”. You can find the entire list here. Along with Fishtown Hops where you can … Continue reading What’s on at SugarHouse Casino

A Hidden Gem: Art in the Navy Yard

by Moriah Kelley The Navy Yard- I think of it as Philadelphia’s best hidden gem- is one of the most whimsical landscapes I have ever visited in the city. Yesterday afternoon, I stopped by the beautiful porch of building 101 to celebrate a new art opening with installations curated by artists Nate Harris and Miriam Singer. The Gate Keepers is just one of the four … Continue reading A Hidden Gem: Art in the Navy Yard