-Mark Casasanto I’ve been a writer for a long time. Taking it all the way back to my high school days at St. John Neumann at 26th & Moore. In the early ’80s, I had the great fortune to fall in love with writing, written and speech communications on the strength of three fabulous teachers. I went on to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of the … Continue reading Lean on Me: Help Us Help You
“Stuck inside these four walls, sent inside forever, never seeing no one, nice again…” Yes, yes, we get it. Scary thought, we know. But, it damn sure sounded as if Sir Paul McCartney knew in the early ’70s what we’d all be living through in these, the-not-so-roaring 20s. Prophetic? Eh, maybe. In trying to stay up-to-the-minute-current, just trying to keep up with the terminology, let … Continue reading Some of the best things we ever ate (social distancing edition)!
First and foremost, we hope you are all staying safe and healthy during these strange times. And we gotta eat, right? In times like this, when so many small businesses rely on our support, we need to get creative on how to help them. Order take-out or delivery from a favorite local restaurant! Many of them are offering family-style meals and waiving delivery fees. Share … Continue reading Dining in with RowHome
Press release from Randy Alexander of Randex Communications SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA ARCHITECTS KENNY GAMBLE & LEON HUFF REUNITE WITH CAMEO-PARKWAY LEGENDS DEE DEE SHARP & BOBBY RYDELL TO SHARE PAIR OF LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HONORS Huff and Rydell presented with Lifetime Music Achievement Awards at Philadelphia RowHome Magazine’s Blue Sapphire Award Ceremony L-R: Leon Huff, Dee Dee Sharp, Bobby Rydell and Kenny Gamble reunite to share honors at the RowHome Magazine Blue Sapphire Awards. Credit: Randex Communications. In a historic reunion … Continue reading Sound of Philadelphia Icons GAMBLE & HUFF Reunite with Cameo-Parkway Legends for Lifetime Achievement Honors to Leon Huff, Bobby Rydell
Many thanks to photographer Keisha Beamer for joining us last Thursday and capturing our event. We hope you’ll all join us again in 2018. Continue reading Blue Sapphire Awards 2017
What’s the Buzz? If you haven’t noticed, there has been a lot of talk about beverages here on our blog lately. More specifically, local beer, wine, spirits…and now coffee. Next week, we’ll be giving away a pair of VIP tickets to The Buzz: A Craft Coffee, Beer & Spirits festival which will take place on April 15th from 5pm to 9pm. The Free Library of Philadelphia … Continue reading Contest Alert: The Buzz!
…or was it the Bees Knees? Whatever it was, the crowd at last night’s Science After Hours event kept things hush hush as the Franklin Institute quietly opened it’s doors for the first adults-only event of the year. The city’s beloved science museum was transformed into the roaring ‘20s with jazz, dancing, bootlegging, and everything else that was meant to be…well…we can’t tell you. Check … Continue reading Shhh…the Franklin Institute’s Sold Out Speakeasy Event Was the Cat’s Meow!