Philadelphia, PA - If you're in the mood to buy souvenirs, head to Philadelphia's Old City. The Old City Souvenirs and Gifts District is filled with local artisans' shops and specialty boutiques, while the Philadelphia Independents and Open House Store are more unique and eclectic. This is the place to go if you're looking for unique gifts for the home or office.
Philadelphia, PA - If you have ever been in Philadelphia, you've likely seen spotted lanternfly egg masses. These tiny insects, native to Asia, were likely transported here by cargo. They can lay their eggs in many places, especially dangerous places, like the ruins of old railroad tracks. Some scientists are looking into using computer vision to detect these egg masses, similar to how they've spotted infrastructure defects.
Philadelphia, PA - 2022 is Diner en blanc's 10th anniversary, Hat's off to founder Natanya DiBona!! Natanya has brought energy and elegance to the City of Philadelphia. City Representative Sheila Hess presented Natanya recognition from the city for the positive difference Diner en Blanc has made in our community.
Philadelphia, PA - The annual West Philadelphia Porchfest will take place on Saturday, June 4th from noon and feature free performances from porches across the neighborhood. This community-based music event aims to celebrate the diversity of the West Philadelphia community by offering free shows on the porches of area residents. The lineup will feature acts from various genres, from rap to country.
Philadelphia, PA - Looking for a spot to enjoy a refreshing cocktail that will make your mind escape to a remote island in the Caribbean? Stop by inherently American restaurant, Bank & Bourbon, and enjoy a selection of new themed drinks to enjoy this summer.
Philadelphia, PA - With potentially record-breaking summer hitting the region this weekend, imbibers can stay "hydrated" with a little help from these frozen drinks that are 100% worth the brain freeze. For your convenience, we've rounded up ice-cold elixirs from Assembly Rooftop Lounge, Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge, Bluebird Distilling, New Liberty Distillery, and The Twisted Tail - all perfect for battling the scorching 90°+ temps all summer long.
Philadelphia, PA - Startups in the Philadelphia area recently smashed funding records, raising a whopping $8.1 billion in 2021. Just a few amazing Philly-based startups that captured investors’ attention included a company that tells you what your baseball cards are worth. Another new startup has developed a technology that wirelessly and remotely monitors patients’ lung sounds and patterns.