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  • Down the Shore: Sea Isle City

    All summer long PHL17 has been live at the shore every Friday. Sea Isle City, NJ was our final stop of the summer. Our Kelsey Fabian closed out the summer with hot dogs from Lou Dogs, cinnamon buns at Mrs. Brizzles and breakfast sandwiches from McGowan’s Market. She also stopped by Maria’s Seafood food truck to get a preview of the Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival happening Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. To end the trip our […]

  • Local Fashion Designer Milan Rouge Gives Back to the City That Raised Her

    Just a few years ago, Philadelphia native Milan Rouge was selling clothes out of the trunk of her car, now there is a long list of celebrities sporting her brand, Milano Di Rouge. Milano Di Rouge is a luxury streetwear brand that focuses on affordable luxury for the fashion enthusiast. The brand’s mantra “Making Dreams Reality” is not only something Rouge lives by, but something she makes sure her brand supports. Rouge says her brand is designed for a dream […]

  • Paddleboard Along the Delaware River Waterfront

    Getting out on the water isn’t always easy when you live within city limits, but one local business is making it a little easier. Aqua Vida offers a water experience like no other, stand-up paddleboarding along the Delaware River waterfront. Hop on a board at Penn’s Landing and take a guided tour that allows you to see the city from a different perspective. The business also offers floating yoga, which means yoga while on a paddleboard.  Aqua Vida says and […]

  • Play with Puppies and Drink with Phillies at Puppapalooza

    Puppies, Phillies and drinks, what more could you want? The Pennsylvania SPCA’s 3rd Annual Puppapalooza at the Pier will be held at Morgan’s Pier the evening of Thursday, August 29, 2019. The Phillies themed event will feature adoptable animals, Philadelphia Phillies celebrity bartenders, an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic and of course it is all for a great cause. All proceeds raised will go the PSPCA so they can continue their life saving mission.

  • Adopt a Pet: Denny

    Meet Denny! This good boy is a four-year-old mixed breed pup, who has been waiting for his forever home for way too long. Denny is goofy, loving, loyal and will do almost anything for a treat. He does like to play, but also enjoys a lazy lifestyle. The most impressive thing about Denny is how well-trained he is. He not only knows a handful of commands, but listens to them extremely well, especially if a treat is nearby! Unfortunately, Denny […]

  • Local Business Helping Injured Pets, One Custom Brace at a Time

    Jim Alaimo spent more than 25 years making human orthotics and prosthetics, but eventually he traded two-legged patients for four-legged and he has been helping animals all over the nation ever since. My Pet’s Brace in Morgantown, Pennsylvania provides orthotic devices for dogs (and other animals) in lieu of expensive surgeries. A large majority of it’s canine patients come to them with ACL/CCL injuries. Surgeries to fix those injuries can cost thousands of dollars, but My Pet’s Brace provides pets […]

  • Chinatown Pastry Chef Bringing Asian Flare to French Confection

    A dessert place in Philly like no other! A La Mousse is home to a large selection of tasty flavors, made with healthy and natural ingredients like Matcha, green tea. A La Mousse reimagines traditional confections, turning dessert into artwork. You can find the delectable treats on N. 11th St in Chinatown, but they have two new locations on the way. One on South Street and the other in Narberth, Montgomery County.

  • Adopt a Pet: Nenny

    Meet Nenny! She is a staff favorite at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Nenny is an 8-year-old senior dog who loves affection, cuddles and swimming. According to one of her fosters she is an excellent car rider, friendly to every human she meets and would be a great family dog. Nennels, as her fans at the shelter like to call her, needs to be the only animal in the home. She is looking for a home where she can have all the […]

  • Explore Norristown Riverfront with Trails on Tap

    Trails on Tap, the beer garden that gives back! It is making it’s last stop of the summer this weekend. You can find the traveling beer garden at the Norristown Riverfront Park until Sunday! At the riverfront enjoy beer from Mainstay Independent Brewing, fresh food, hammocks, lawn games, kayaking and bicycling. A portion of all proceeds from Trails on Tap will be reinvested toward protecting the river, expanding the Schuylkill River Trail, and supporting Schuylkill River Greenways. Click here to […]

  • Camden County Shelter Offers Rent-a-Dog Option

    Wishing you could have a dog, but don’t have the time? Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center in Camden County has a solution. Rent-A-Dog is a program that allows you to take a pooch out for a few hours or the whole day. Renters must fill-out an application, but the actually renting is free. The program helps the dogs get out of their kennels, get exercise, socialize and gives them exposure. Sign up to take out a designated pooch on an […]

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