Innovative Female Entrepreneurs Urge Us to Bring the Family to Old City for a Memorable “Insta Philly” Experience

What if two hard-working female entrepreneurs got together and organized a highly creative, interactive arts-oriented exhibit in Old City, Philadelphia? The result would be Insta Philly, located at 219 Market Street, adjacent to Christ Church Courtyard. This is an Instagrammable experience with timed tickets so each guest (children and adults) has time to experience the… Read More

Mythbusters Props and Memorabilia Auction August 20, 2021

Mythbusters Props and Memorabilia Auction More than 80 authentic props from the iconic Discovery Channel science series MYTHBUSTERS are being offered to the public for the first time ever, in an online auction powered by Prop Store, one of the world’s leading auction houses of film and television memorabilia. Proceeds will benefit the Grant Imahara STEAM Foundation — the… Read More

Upscale Resale Queens Sue McCarthy and Diana McCarthy Ford Guide Us to Our New Fashionable Lives

Now is the perfect time to throw your sweat pants to the side and put together your new wardrobe with the help and guidance of “Upscale Resale Queen” Sue McCarthy and her two daughters Laura McCarthy Maurice and Diana McCarthy Ford. As our world begins to open up, with us heading back-to-work, back-to-school- dining out,… Read More

Outstanding Summer Camp Director Andy Pritikin Receives National Award For Advocacy Outreach

Andy Pritikin, the owner and director of Liberty Lake Day Camp, has been awarded the 2021 American Camp Association Special Recognition Award for his advocacy in opening summer camps in 2020-21, and the policies put into place to ensure a safe summer for campers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. His work motivated hundreds of… Read More

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