How Innovator Gabriele Donati’s TimeRepublik Is Forging Bonds to Promote Community

TimeRepublik eager to turn skills, talents, and time into lasting connections Originally from Lugano, Switzerland, Gabriele Donati, the Co-Founder and CEO of TimeRepublik, started his life as a musician playing the upright electric bass. The avid jazz lover moved to New York at age 21 to pursue music at the New School University, where he… Read More

How Best-Selling Author and Coach Sara Connell Uses Her Writing Gifts to Improve the World

Author and Coach Sara Connell  Helps Young Writers Sara Connell knows that female entrepreneurs who have a mentor or a coach, most often see their personal and career success soar to new heights. “It’s all about being lifted up and built up,” Connell says. “It has been shown that women who had a mentor or… Read More

“Celebrate Mother’s Day with Specialty Gift Boxes Made With Love!”

With so many of us socially isolated for more than a year, now is the perfect time to tell mom, grandmom, and the other special women in our lives how much they mean to us this Mother’s Day and beyond. A look at innovative gift boxes of all kinds – with coffee and food items,… Read More

Kimmel Center Announces Magical Return of the Philadelphia Broadway Shows

Area theater lovers have a great deal to celebrate this fall with the return of the Philadelphia Broadway Series of Shows, coming more than a year of pandemic isolation.  The Kimmel Cultural Campus has announced the return of live Broadway programming to Philadelphia in the fall of 2021, with 13 memorable shows that will bring… Read More

Book Launch — New Book/Daddy Issues, This April Folly May Bring Jolly

There are times in a young man’s life when he has to throw caution to the wind, take many deep breaths and put all of his energy into following his bliss – and that’s exactly what author and stand-up comic Allan Sidley did. Several years ago, Sidley decided to step away from corporate life and… Read More

“Promising Young Woman and Nomadland Lead 2020 Women Film Critics Circle Awards”

In celebration of the hard-working creative women who enrich the arts in general and cinema in particular, The Women Film Critics Circle (WFCC) has announced its 2020 Awards for the best movies this year by and about women – and outstanding achievements by women, who are historically left behind when it comes to being honored… Read More

Streaming in March 2021

Streaming Television March 2021 March 1 NETFLIX Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY Batman Begins (2005) Blanche Gardin: Bonne Nuit Blanche (2021) Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) Dances with Wolves (1990) DC Super Hero Girls: Season 1 I Am Legend (2007) Invictus (2009) Jason X (2001) Killing Gunther (2017) LEGO Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom (2019) Nights in Rodanthe (2008) Power Rangers Beast… Read More

Streaming in February 2021

Streaming Television February 2021 February 1 NETFLIX The Bank Job (2008) Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) Eat Pray Love (2010) Inception (2010) Love Daily: Season 1 My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) My Dead Ex: Season 1 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) The Patriot (2000) Rocks (2019) Shutter Island (2010) The Unsetting: Season 1 Zac and Mia:… Read More

Eclectic Artist Drew Mazer Finds Silver Linings in COVID-19

From the moment you meet Drew Mazer, it is crystal clear that he has an extremely creative and artistic mind and heart that translates to his many passions – which include creating music, performing body modifications, and as of late, creating unique small-batch indie toys. The New Jersey native currently resides in Austin, Texas with… Read More

My Weight Loss Adventure Week 9: NOOM

It was just before Christmas when I last wrote about my weight.  A lot has happened since then.  First Christmas happened.  Christmas was a lovely day spent with my housemate.  Knowing and understanding the need to social distance my family did not gather for our yearly holiday celebration.  At one level that really bothered me. … Read More

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Eight: New Year

The New Year celebration is seeped in tradition and folklore.  Almost as much as Christmas.  Kissing the one you love as the clock strikes twelve.  Champagne to toast the New Year in, Fireworks and noisemakers that bring a loud sound of joy as one year passes and another starts. New Year Eve has always been… Read More

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Seven: Christmas

And there were in the same country shepherds, abiding in the fields and keeping watch over their flocks by night, when lo an angel of The Lord came upon them and the glory of The Lord shown round about them and they were sore afraid, but the angel said unto to them “Fear Not!  For… Read More

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Six: Being Sick

Last week there was no My Weight Loss Adventure.  This is because I was living the adventure with an illness that knocked the stuffing out of me.  In more ways than one. It first hit my housemate d she did not feel good at all.  It lasted 48 hours and she began to feel better. … Read More

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Five – The Supermarket

Thanksgiving week proved to be a challenge as there was so much really good food to eat.  The positive points were in getting the meal from an outside source there wasn’t much leftover and also we added extra vegetables so there were more veggies on the plate than starch.  I want to go over a… Read More