Your Go-To Company for All Things Philly, PR, & Events

Archive for the Interviews & Celebrity Sightings Category

First Friday Interview: Maud Lyon of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Philadelphia has long been recognized for its rich and diverse arts and cultural offerings. There is so much our city has to offer tourists and locals alike: From the prestigious theaters on the Avenue of the Arts, to the world-class cultural institutions on the Parkway; operas and symphonies, ballet and

Continue Reading

Tacky Sweaters Take Over Philly

Host of the “My Big Gay Tacky Sweater Party,” Ashley Piotrowski of The Bronzed Bee, decided to end a fantastic year with a fun and fabulous holiday party on December 10th to celebrate her success with her clients and friends that have supported The Bronzed Bee since its inception. Besides

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group

In a city as rapidly growing as Philadelphia, each calendar year brings plenty of changes to the culture and landscape. For us, 2014 was the year of the pop up. Inviting beer gardens, parks and shopping outlets crafted out of recycled materials provided temporary relief to otherwise boring, empty lots.

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: Melissa Alam of The Hive

This week, Queen Bee Melissa Alam cut the ribbon to her new office, a coworking space designed for lady bosses keen to find a collaborative and supportive place to build their digital empires. A chic set up of 900-square-feet of Old City real estate, The Hive seems a natural progression

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: Amy Hollaman of Terror Behind the Walls

It’s no secret that all Halloween festivities in this city are outdone by the Eastern State Penitentiary’s legendary haunted Terror Behind the Walls. At its completion in 1829, Fairmount’s penitentiary was the largest and most expensive public structure to date, and its hub-and-spoke architectural layout served as the inspiration for

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: Sarah Bishop-Stone of FringeArts

Long-time opening act of Philadelphia’s theater season, the Philadelphia Live Arts and Fringe Festival has been molding and shaping our performance landscape since 1997. Last year, the company tested and pushed boundaries internally: moving from their small office and studio space in Northern Liberties to a restored fire department pumping

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: Yasmine Mustafa of Girl Develop It

This month, we’re incredibly excited to hear from Yasmine Mustafa: highly established entrepreneur, co-leader of the Philadelphia chapter of Girl Develop It, the brains behind a new line of self defense products for women, and all-around kickass female. Every city has their band of women who pave the way for

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: MasterChef’s Courtney Lapresi

Philadelphia’s dining scene may still be reveling in a second hometown win from Bravo’s Top Chef, but a new headliner is ready to set the stage. Nicholas Elmi took home the competition title in February following Kevin Sbraga’s first place win in 2010; and on May 26, 2014, Courtney Lapresi

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: Roberta from Homemade Delish

Roberta Pipito is the brains and beauty behind one of the region’s most popular foodie blogs, Homemade Delish. She shares her mouthwatering family recipes and reports on awesome food outposts, bars, and events happening locally. We’re also very excited to announce that Roberta will be joining us as a judge

Continue Reading

First Friday Interview: Owners of Vice Coffee

The small-time renaissance of the 900-1100 blocks of Spring Garden Street includes some of the city’s greatest gems including Union Transfer, the Llama Tooth, and Armory East Skate Shop. In February, a new neighbor arrived matching their energy, originality and eccentricity. As one might imagine, Vice Coffee and Tattoos boasts

Continue Reading
Page 5 of 9« First...34567...Last »