Latest Entries
11th Annual RiverCity Festival in Fishtown
Festivals / Fishtown

11th Annual RiverCity Festival in Fishtown

The Fishtown Neighbors Association and Tioga-Franklin Savings Bank are proud to announce the 11th Annual RiverCity Festival, taking place on Saturday, October 13 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm in Fishtown’s historic Penn Treaty Park. Through this exciting fall festival, the Fishtown Neighbors Association and Tioga-Franklin Savings Bank aim to build and strengthen relationships within the Fishtown community, promote … Continue reading

Recap: Philly Naked Bike Ride Sponsored by Naked Grouse
Events

Recap: Philly Naked Bike Ride Sponsored by Naked Grouse

By Amaris Pollock, Special Correspondent to Philly Grub For the past 9 years, people have participated in the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride (PNBR) which promotes bicycle safety, body positivity and leaving a smaller green footprint on the environment.   This year marks the event’s 10th anniversary, and in addition to that milestone, the PNBR … Continue reading

Drink This: Fashioned Faux Paw at White Dog Cafe
Booze / Cocktails

Drink This: Fashioned Faux Paw at White Dog Cafe

Throughout September, White Dog Cafe is partnering with Angels Envy for their “Toast the Trees” project, which will help plant trees in Kentucky. For every Angel’s Envy cocktail that is posted to social media with #ToastTheTrees, Angel’s Envy will plant a tree in Kentucky. The three White Dog Cafe locations (Haverford, Wayne and University City) … Continue reading

Capogiro Welcomes David Katz as New Culinary Director
Philly Food News

Capogiro Welcomes David Katz as New Culinary Director

Founded in 2002 by John and Stephanie Reitano, Capogiro Gelato Artisans is poised to ramp up its presence in a major way, working with investors to expand the brand beyond its home base into commercial and retail markets nationwide. To spearhead this exciting initiative, the Reitanos are thrilled to officially introduce two dynamic industry veterans to the company — chef David … Continue reading

Retro Roadmap: Mod Betty’s Guide to Philadelphia Book Launch, Signing & Happy Hour
Authors / Books / Fishtown

Retro Roadmap: Mod Betty’s Guide to Philadelphia Book Launch, Signing & Happy Hour

Young Friends of the Preservation Alliance is excited to host Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty for a book launch and happy hour to celebrate her most recent Retro Roadmap: Mod Betty’s Guide to Philadelphia. Mod Betty aka Beth Lennon, travels throughout the US highlighting authentic vintage businesses and attractions across the country via her online blog, videos, … Continue reading

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia
Authors / Books

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia

If you’re hungry for a good meal & a delicious story, Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia is here to serve you. The newly-published book includes the sweet and spicy stories behind 90 of the Philadelphia area’s most fascinating restaurants. Discover how two chocolatiers got engaged; dinners interrupted by bungled mob hits; restaurants that survived an earthquake, a fire, … Continue reading

A Preview of Trolley Car Station
Openings / University City / West Philly

A Preview of Trolley Car Station

By Amaris Pollock, special correspondent to Philly Grub When traveling in and out of Philadelphia, there are many sites to see. Now among them is a restaurant with the theme of our city’s iconic trolleys. I was recently invited by Marilyn Johnson to attend an introductory event at Trolley Car Station, which is associated with … Continue reading