Anthony’s Italian Coffee & Chocolate House hosting National Coffee Day Celebration to Support Children with Dyslexia.

Anthony’s Italian Coffee & Chocolate House (903 S. 9th Street in the Italian Market) announces their signature National Coffee Day celebration on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 with an all-day fundraising effort to support children with Dyslexia.  This all-day event compliments the company’s fundraising efforts through their “Coffee for a Cause” initiative. The 2020-2021 beneficiary is Our Lady of Hope Regional School in Blackwood, NJ, supporting … Continue reading Anthony’s Italian Coffee & Chocolate House hosting National Coffee Day Celebration to Support Children with Dyslexia.

The First Ever Da Vinci Fest Live, a Celebration of Art and Science, Comes to Philadelphia This October

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) is excited to announce details for their first ever Da Vinci Fest Live, a celebration of art and science, coming to Philadelphia from October 22 through October 29, 2020. Through online programs for adults and youth, installed exhibitions, a competitive Derby race, an art-market, and a brand new mural, Da Vinci Fest … Continue reading The First Ever Da Vinci Fest Live, a Celebration of Art and Science, Comes to Philadelphia This October

The Leader of the Flock: Philadelphia welcomes Archbishop Nelson Perez home

By Mark Casasanto  Mass of Installation photographed by Sarah Webb on behalf of CatholicPhilly.com This feature story was intended for placement in our Summer 2020 edition. Given the timing and nature of some content as it relates to the state of current events, we decided to post portions of this interview here on our blog. Our ongoing interview with Archbishop Perez will continue in the upcoming … Continue reading The Leader of the Flock: Philadelphia welcomes Archbishop Nelson Perez home

Self-Care: Quarantine Edition

by Joei DeCarlo I can’t be the only one stuck at home wondering how I can have fun and develop a routine that feels like I’m not trapped, right?  Over the past few weeks I’ve been working from home and realized a few days in that I needed to find normalcy inside of my studio apartment.  During my time at home I’ve developed a self-care … Continue reading Self-Care: Quarantine Edition

Lean on Me: Help Us Help You

-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

Some of the best things we ever ate (social distancing edition)!

“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)!

Celebrating the 25th Annual Barrymore Awards at the Bok Building

-Brenda Hillegas Twenty-five years is a long time to celebrate something. It’s a number worthy of recognition. When it comes to Philadelphia theatre’s scene, though, and everything Theatre Philadelphia has done to help our city’s arts culture strive, every year is deserving of a celebration. That’s why we have the Barrymore Awards. The awards and ceremony, nationally recognized, honors the local artists and theatre companies … Continue reading Celebrating the 25th Annual Barrymore Awards at the Bok Building

A Pop-Up Cabaret Bar in South Philly?!

Yes, there is a pop-up bar just off of Passyunk Ave at 1316 S. Percy Street. But it won’t be there for long, so if you want to try something completely different this month, head to Late Night Snacks. Philadelphia’s cabaret group, The Bearded Ladies, and installation designer Machine Dazzle (read more about Machine Dazzle in RowHome‘s spring 2018 issue here), converted an old auto … Continue reading A Pop-Up Cabaret Bar in South Philly?!

Brotherly Gloves

By Stephen Pagano The 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia was buzzing with energy and excitement on Friday night, as it showcased many of Philly’s rising stars in the sport of boxing. Raging Babe Promotions dubbed the event, “The Philly Special.” Seven fights filled the card for fans to enjoy, including South Philly’s own Sonny Conto in his Pro debut. But, it was the main event … Continue reading Brotherly Gloves

Philadelphia’s Maggie Lakis on her Role in Something Rotten! and her Favorite Local Spots.

photo by Jeremy Daniel The ten time Tony-nominated Something Rotten! will make its Philadelphia debut on February 27th at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music. Set in the late 1500s, this hilarious musical tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, a pair of brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. Philadelphia actress Maggie Lakis, who plays the role of Bea, tells us that you don’t even have to be … Continue reading Philadelphia’s Maggie Lakis on her Role in Something Rotten! and her Favorite Local Spots.