December First Friday

December is here! That means the Holiday season is coming at us full throttle. What better way to get in the spirit by coming out this First Friday to take advantage of the neighborhood offereings? Here’s a round up of all the awesome things happening: Fishtown Holiday Stroll: Check out these holiday markets–all a part […]



Neighborhood Holiday Shopping Round-up

Small Business Saturday, November 28th, hours vary Join us in starting this holiday season off with a bang!  Small Business Saturday had been gaining a foothold in Kensington in recent years, and this year it’s back, bigger, better and more fiercely local than ever!  Visit our neighborhood for a day of deals, with special promotions […]

November First Friday

We got a lot of awesome things happening this November First Friday! Here’s the round-up: Craft Foundry 701 Belgrade New works by local artists. The Art Dept 1638 E Berks Specimens of Summer new works by Sarah Bourne Rafferty Opening Reception Friday, November 6 at 6:00pm Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and […]



Neighborhood Holiday Vending Opportunities

Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar Information for Vendors We are looking for vendors who make handmade one of a kind arts and crafts for the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar in December. This is a fun and festive event that shows off the talent in our neighborhood to the Greensgrow community. At that time of year Greensgrow sells Holiday […]

Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar (Call for Vendors!)

Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar Saturday, December 5th • 10–4, Sunday, December 6th • 11–4 Saturday, December 12th • 10–4 & Sunday, December 13th • 11–4 Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented crafters and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at Greensgrow’s Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive […]



Fall Happenings at Greensgrow

The change in season at Greensgrow over the past few weeks on the farm has been so pretty. Milkshake the pig is celebrating his 4th birthday. There are still tomatoes in the high tunnels, but there are pumpkins, gourds, apples and all of the harvest season fruits and veggies at the farmstand too. The Summer […]

October First Friday

We got a lot of awesome shows this October First Friday! Here’s the round-up: Craft Foundry 701 Belgrade New works by local artists. The Art Dept 1638 E Berks Faunadelphia new works by Sarah Ryan MotherHeart Studio 530 E Girard Restorative Yoga with Live Music 10/2 @ 7:30pm $15 Teacher: Dawn Smelser Artist: Jamie Glisson […]



October at City Sprouts

City Sprouts is offering a couple of great new classes this month – biweekly Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga for only $10 per session, an updated class series “The Basics” for expecting parents and a Fertility Workshop.   Next month marks their one year anniversary so of course they’ll be having an event to celebrate!  In addition they’ll be unveiling their new website […]

Micro-Grant Opportunity from the Awesome Foundation

What is the Awesome Foundation? The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time. Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter’s “trustees” and are given […]



Register to Vote!

You can now register to vote online! October 5th is the deadline to register if you’d like to vote in Philadelphia’s upcoming November election cycle. The good news is you can now (finally) register to vote + change your address if you’ve recently moved, online in the state of Pennsylvania. Links below: 1. Register to […]