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Showcasing local events from smaller nightclub & concert shows to large, non-music related events like the Tattoo Arts Convention & Philadelphia Auto Show.

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    04 2019 June

    Super Car Show

    June 2, 2019 PHILADELPHIA — CF Charities sponsored a unique community event that showcased rare sports automobiles to support funding for school-based health services and educational opportunities for kids.  This multi-day event culminated with a head-turning tour through center...

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    27 2017 June

    Chester County Balloon Festival 2017

    This past weekend marked the 11th anniversary of the Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival, which was held again at the New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon, PA.  The Chester County Balloon Festival is a non-profit...

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    11 2017 June

    The Bacon and Beer Classic

    Booze, bacon, and Brotherly Love: The Bacon and Beer Classic had it all. Occupying the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons, the festival transformed the space into a bacon and beer lover’s paradise with all manner of meaty...

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Women’s March on Philadelphia

January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today, January 21, 2017 marked the first full day of the presidency of Donald J. Trump, but that’s not how I will remember it. When I think back on this cold, dreary Saturday morning, I won’t recall his divisive politics or his agenda of hate; instead I will remember the first day that Americans stood...

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Bernie Sanders Rally at Drexel University

April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

ED/OP Bernie Sanders Rally at Drexel University’s Liacouras Center Bernie Sanders made a brief campaign stop in Philly at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center on Monday April 25th, 2016 on the eve of the Pennsylvania Primary. With nearly twice as many Democratic delegates up for grabs as any of the other 4 states with primaries today (CT,...

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ED/OP Bernie Sanders Rally at Temple University’s Liacouras Center 4:55PM We drive 8 blocks to just shy of Broad and Norris and park our car amongst a litany of food trucks and campus security kiosks. Having received notification of this event a mere 72 hours previous (and our ability to cover it sometime within the...

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2016 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

America’s oldest Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 5-13, 2016. The Philadelphia Flower show is always one of our favorite events and we aren’t alone. 250,000 people are expected to visit this year’s show over nine days. We got a sneak peek at this year’s show before it opens to the public...

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2016 Philadelphia Auto Show Preview

January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from January 30 to February 7, 2016. Now in its mind-boggling 115th year, it has grown to one of the largest auto shows in the Nation. Spanning a 700,000 square-foot display throughout several rooms in the PA Convention Center, the show offers something for...

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