Philadelphia Zoo sets date to reopen to the public, tickets go on sale this week

Courtesy of Aversa Public Relations and Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo is set to reopen to the public on Thursday, July 9th. “We are thrilled to welcome our members and guests back to the Zoo,” says Vikram H. Dewan, the Zoo’s President and CEO.  “On the first visit back, guests will find that some of the procedures look a bit different, but with more than 1300 … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo sets date to reopen to the public, tickets go on sale this week

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 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

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 Philadelphia Burger Brawl- Stuff Your Face for a Good Cause!

-Brenda Hillegas First off. I’m sorry. I’m sorry for posting a review of this event rather than a preview. Trust me, you’ll be sorry too once you hear about the great time I had yesterday at the 9th annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl presented by Jim Beam. This year, the massive food competition moved to a new space- Marine Parade Ground at Navy Yard- to allow … Continue reading The Philadelphia Burger Brawl- Stuff Your Face for a Good Cause!

New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key

You’ve probably all heard by now- some exciting, new things are now at the Philadelphia Zoo. So, here’s a quick recap courtesy of Thursday morning’s media preview and ribbon cutting of everything you and your family can discover this season at America’s oldest zoo. 1. Urban Green  This open-air food court is the perfect spot for a break from exploring the zoo. Three permanent food … Continue reading New to the Zoo: Food, LEGOS, and the Return of the Zoo Key

The Bridges of Madison County is a Must-See Musical from the Philadelphia Theatre Company

A simple (on the surface) story of an Italian war bride and a stranger she meets while her family is out of town doesn’t seem too exhilarating. It certainly doesn’t seem like something worth turning into a musical. But The Bridges of Madison County is far from mundane. It’s breathtaking. It’s thought-provoking. It’s at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre until March 3rd and you should go … Continue reading The Bridges of Madison County is a Must-See Musical from the Philadelphia Theatre Company