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  • ENG Nonprofit Helping Underserved Families in Philadelphia

    Nearly 6,000 people are considered homeless in Philadelphia. That is lowest number of street homeless of any of the largest cities in the United States, but ENG Nonprofit wants to reduce that number to zero. ENG Nonprofit started in 2015 and is based in Jenkintown. It focuses on fighting hunger and promoting healthy habits through community activities. The organization hosts a weekly produce drive every Thursday to give out fresh produce at multiple locations in Philadelphia. You can find more […]

  • 25th Annual Barrymore Awards to Honor Local Theater

    The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre are a nationally recognized symbol of excellence for  theatre in the Greater Philadelphia region. The 25th annual award show is happening Monday, October 14.  Local artists and theatre companies while be honored and acknowledge. For the first time in 25 years award winners will be presented with a brand new trophy design! Click here to see all the 2019 Barrymore Nominees by Category.

  • Holiday Cute and Creepy Cupcakes As We Celebrate National Dessert Day

    Today is National Dessert Day and with the fall season finally here, we are learning tips and tricks on cupcake decorating for the holidays. Hotel Du Pont’s Executive Pastry Chef Leah Steinberger joined us to show us a variety of tasty, and spooky-looking treats consisting of a pumpkin cupcake, candied apple, and a mud monster.  See below for directions on how to recreate these creative dessert items. Pumpkin Cupcake- How to pipe shape of the pumpkin and Tootsie Roll used […]

  • Mums and Mutts Fall Festival

    Food, fun, Mummers, and adoptable pets! You can find all of it at the Mums and Mutts Fall Festival Sunday, October 12th. Join the fun at Burke Playground on Jackson St starting at 11 am. You will be able to see live Mummer performances, lots of adoptable cats and dogs and of course you will be supporting a great cause! Click here for more information.

  • Frank Klose Discusses the Phillies Firing General Manager Gabe Kapler

    The Philadelphia Phillies fired Manager Gabe Kapler with one year left on his contract after two underperforming seasons in charge. Frank Klose from 97.3 ESPN in South Journey joined us to discuss this move for the Phillies.  “I think anytime that a manager loses the players, that it’s time to make a change” Klose said. General manager Matt Klentak will lead the team’s search as they look for a new manager.

  • October is Car Care Month

    October is Car Care Month and AAA is advising drivers to prepare their vehicle before winter weather makes an appearance. Vehicle maintenance is key and there are a few simple things every driver can do to make sure their car is road-ready for the winter ahead. A few things that are important to do before the weather turns is check your vehicles battery, tires and make sure you have an emergency kit prepared and ready. Click here to read AAA’s […]

  • Black Brain Campaign Hosts 2nd Annual Black Tie Gala And Green Sock Walk October 12th & 13th

    The Black Brain Campaign (BBC) will host its annual Mental Health Awareness Weekend on October 12th and 13th.   The weekend kicks off with BBC’s inaugural Green Tie Gala on Saturday, October 7:00pm – 11:00pm  at the IATSE Ballroom. Then, over 100 registered walkers will gather in their green socks to #WalkTheTalk at the 2nd annual Green Sock Walk on Sunday, October 13th at Bartram Gardens from 9:00am – 1:00pm. This year, the Black Brain Campaign will honor local community […]

  • St. Joseph’s University Student Runs 5k Every Day to Raise Awareness For Alzheimer’s

    A local student is raising money for Alzheimer’s research… one step at a time.  Ethan Widrig is a senior at St. Joseph’s University and he is set on running a 5K everyday for 100 days. The trek is in honor of his grandmother who passed away from Alzheimer`s disease. Widrig’s goal is to raise $2,000 by December 3rd. The proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer`s Foundation of America. He started his nightly run at his school on August 26th. […]

  • 1st Annual Poe Raid Relay Race and Party in Northern Liberties on October 12th

    This family-friendly event is free to attend and features prizes for best costume and a kid’s literacy contest. On October 12th from 12PM-4PM the replay race will take place from 700 Fairmount to Liberty Lands Parks. The event will feature hand on information about the Edgar Allen Poe House, Poe-inspired food and drink, Poe-Quizzo, readings of Poe’s work, doll making, face painting, and more. The event is brought to you by the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District.   For more […]

  • Temple Homecoming & Family Weekend October 7th-13th

    Calling all Temple Owls! It’s time to fly back to the nest for Temple University’s Homecoming & Family Weekend. The calendar is full of events happening to celebrate the cherry and the white. Temple’s Director of Athletic Bands, Senior Associate Athletic Director, band members, cheerleaders and Diamond Gems showed us a little preview of what alumni, students and families can expect. One of the biggest events is the homecoming football game! Temple is taking on Memphis at noon at Lincoln […]

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