Philadelphia Restaurants gear up for historic legal sale of cocktails to-go in Pennsylvania

-Courtesy of Aversa PR Feature image: Cocktails from Leda and the Swan will sell from Vesper and Hunnies Crispy Chicken location Philadelphia and Main Line restaurants applaud the vote yesterday in the Pennsylvania senate that will allow the sale of to-go cocktails in the state of Pennsylvania. As they wait for Governor Tom Wolf to sign the legislation, the following ten restaurants in the city … Continue reading Philadelphia Restaurants gear up for historic legal sale of cocktails to-go in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day with news of new moms and their babies

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and Philadelphia Zoo This Mother’s Day, Philadelphia Zoo (3400 Girard Ave) will honor all of its animal moms living at the Zoo. Spring is in the air and the Zoo welcomes many new babies making this a very special year for the Zoo. The Zoo is proud to introduce the following new babies and their Moms, including Black and White Ruffed … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day with news of new moms and their babies

An interview with Coraline, age five.

-Jane Roser “Somebody wants to talk to her Auntie Jane!”  I’m interviewing my brother’s five-year old daughter today. She loves talking on the phone and I’ve had the immense pleasure of speaking to her more often than usual while we’re all in self isolation.  Coraline is clever, vivacious and charming. Once, she accidentally stepped on her grandpa’s foot as she was passing him. He joked, … Continue reading An interview with Coraline, age five.

Paycheck Protection Program allows Arden Theatre Company to launch Arden for All ONLINE program, plan for future season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia is grateful to announce that they are the recipients of funding from the Paycheck Protection Program, a Small Business Administration loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.  With this funding, the Arden was able to retain their staff, which, in turn, are preparing to launch the … Continue reading Paycheck Protection Program allows Arden Theatre Company to launch Arden for All ONLINE program, plan for future season

Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”

Public invited to submit their mom to win a personalized, one-of-a-kind “Mom-inspired song” written and performed by Kimmel Residency artists and delivered via video for Mother’s Day The Kimmel Cultural Campus announces a Mother’s Day celebration – social distance-style in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Philadelphia is encouraged to share what makes their moms so special and three lucky moms will be selected to … Continue reading Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”

Philadelphia Zoo Launches Free New Interactive, Online Learning Program Philly Zoo to You

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and the Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo, the region’s largest living classroom, is happy to announce the launch of Philly Zoo to You, an interactive online learning program featuring a direct line to Zoo experts to answer science questions creating a deeper connection to wildlife discovery. With so many parents and students at home working together to complete online learning activities, Philly … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo Launches Free New Interactive, Online Learning Program Philly Zoo to You

Get Your Money: Ensure You Receive a Stimulus Payment

Get Your Money: Ensure You Receive a Stimulus Payment Status and non-filer tools launched by IRS The IRS recently announced the launch of web sites for non-tax filers to register to receive their economic impact payment and a new Get My Payment tool. Here is what you need to know. Background As a response to the coronavirus pandemic, the government is sending $1,200 to single … Continue reading Get Your Money: Ensure You Receive a Stimulus Payment

Philadelphia Zoo invites public to help choose the name for the sloth bear cub

-image of cub and Kayla courtesy of Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo announced it is enlisting the help of the public to choose a name for its new sloth bear cub. Selecting from a list of names developed by the cub’s keepers, voters can pick their favorite name for the infant.  Born on December 11th, the cub is doing well, growing rapidly, and has become quite … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo invites public to help choose the name for the sloth bear cub

The Business. The Best.

By Lou Pinto with contributions By Danny Vanore In the mid-nineties I had the pleasure of meeting Danny Vanore at the Iron Workers Union Health Fair. Danny hosted as the DJ and I performed as Bubbles Louie for the kids attending the fair. Danny is the grandson of Danny Cedrone, (best known for his work with Bill Haley & His Comets on their epochal “Rock … Continue reading The Business. The Best.