Philadelphia, PA - News flash: substance use disorder – aka drug use, aka addiction – is dangerous. Okay, most of us already knew that, what with more than 70,000 lives lost to drug overdoses last year alone. Only about 10% of people struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol seek treatment though. And those who do now face an added layer of danger from an unexpected source: their health insurer.
Philadelphia, PA - It happens. Women who are addicted to alcohol or drugs become pregnant and need specialized care so that both baby and mother are healthy. While many want to focus on the outrage that a woman becomes pregnant while in active addiction, the focus should be on helping both the child and the mother.
Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Brewing Company, one of Philadelphia’s first and largest breweries – makers of local brews such as Kenzinger and Walt Wit, is partnering with Morris Animal Refuge, America’s first animal shelter, to host its first-ever puppy yoga on Saturday, February 2 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Marathon is next weekend (Sunday, November 18th) and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the race, the below restaurants and bars are offering runners discounts and deals all weekend, from an electrolyte brew perfect for post-race sipping, marathon-themed wine flights, and a burger + manhattan combo.
Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival is back this year and better than ever, starting May 1 through June 30, 2019. This spectacular cultural event will enlighten Franklin Square once more with breathtaking lanterns and displays of Chinese culture.
Philadelphia, PA - A treatment center with eight east coast locations and headquarters in King of Prussia, PA last week rolled out a bold new television and social media ad campaign they’re calling “The Reality of Addiction: I Wish I Knew.” The campaign hits hard amid a national opioid epidemic that is killing 130 Americans every day and has received passionate feedback from audiences.
Philadelphia, PA - Mind, Body and Bubbly, Philly PR Girl’s 2nd annual wellness and beauty fair is back on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 215, along with a fantastic lineup of new and returning merchants as well as sponsors. Philly PR Girl to announce MBB2019’s philanthropic alliance, and sponsors and vendors for 2019.
Philadelphia, PA - The DreamWalk Fashion Show, known as the "Anti" Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will be coming back to Philadelphia for its 2nd year. The country's exclusive body confidence fashion showcase, DreamWalk will showcase more than 60 models (regarded as Dreamers) coming from all-around the nation, symbolizing a diversified, practical and inclusive point of view, most notably amputees, cancer survivors and also LGTBQ advocates. The showcase is on Sunday, November 4, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
Atlantic City, NJ - The Miss America Organization announced today groundbreaking changes for the “The 2019 Miss America Competition,” effective this September, by declaring that the 51 women representing their home states and the District of Columbia will no longer be judged on outward physical appearance. “The 2019 Miss America Competition” airs live on ABC, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th(9:00–11:00 p.m. EDT),from Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall.
Philadelphia, PA - Photo Pop Philly is back again this summer with exciting partners and even more local Philadelphia artists. Kicking off the season with grand opening celebrations on May 15 and 16, Photo Pop is ready for guests to immerse themselves in the fantastical world of Sweet Paradise. The brand’s latest edition is opening up at the newly restored food hall, The Bourse Food Hall, located in the heart of Old City.
Philadelphia, PA - Dietz & Watson is opening an exciting new store in Philadelphia. However, this one will not focus on deli meats. Instead, it is a clothing store. The pop-up Delishop, situated at fifth and Market streets, will host a grand opening is this Friday to celebrate the shops opening.