Around Town

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

Longwood Gardens reopens to the public – with an added surprise

[ All photos and article by Rick Pettine ] July 9, 2020 (update July 13) – Kennett Square, PA — OK, let’s face it – the past few months have sucked! While being quarantined in our homes with very limited entertainment venues operating, we had to find creative ways to occupy our free time, as we painfully await live […]

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Sports Legends and Collectors converge at Philadelphia Sports Memorabilia Show

[ Event photos and summary by Rick Pettine ] February 28 through March 1, 2020 – Valley Forge, PA — Once again sports memorabilia collectors and professional athletes converged in Valley Forge for Philadelphia Sports Card & Memorabilia Show. Established in 1975, the Philly Show is the nation’s longest running sports memorabilia show, and is recognized […]

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Thousands of Fans flock to the Flyers Wives Carnival

[ Photos and story by Rick Pettine ] February 23, 2020 – PHILADELPHIA — This weekend, Flyers fans came to the Wells Fargo Center not for an NHL game, but for the 43rd annual Flyers Wives Carnival. The carnival is a fantastic community event where fans of all ages have a unique opportunity to meet and play […]

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NamaStay, NamaGo : Music and Yoga.

[ Article by Andy Blackman Hurwitz ] The sweat is choking me. Locked into triangle pose, my arm points to the sky, causing small streams of sweat to rush down my shoulders, along my neck and then straight through my nostrils.  It’s a Hot Yoga thing. There’s really no avoiding it if you’re doing the posture […]

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2020 Philadelphia Auto Show Preview

The 2020 Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center tomorrow, February 8, and runs through the 17th. Independent Philly was on site today to get a media preview of this year’s event and color us impressed.  [ Written by David J. Miller ] [ Photos by Jen Strogatz ] In 2019, the Philly […]

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