Philly Finds Vol. 67

Philly Finds Vol. 67

The theme of this week's Philly Finds is cozy. The weather has been especially gloomy - the kind of weather where you just want to curl up at home. But you might have the ache to get out of the house for a bit, if only for a bit. I'm here to hopefully help. https://www.instagram.com/p/CZIhqKaJSJt/ [...]

Philly artist Sara Henya releases new single Willow Fae

Philly artist Sara Henya releases new single Willow Fae

"Get your fill, while it is summer," Philly-based, ethereal wave artist Sara Henya coaxes us in her new single, Willow Fae. The single, a fairy-centric ethereal tune that intertwines rhythmic harp, subtle pop notes, and dreamy vocals, features various elements from several genres and perfectly embodies her upcoming album. The song features sweet yet haunting [...]

Philly Finds Vol. 58 – a new Rittenhouse restaurant?

Philly Finds Vol. 58 – a new Rittenhouse restaurant?

We're going to start this Philly Finds in a bit of an unconventional way. So, I feel like I have several different personalities online. An Instagram persona, a different voice here on this blog than that on the newsletter, snarkier on Twitter, carefree on TikTok. It all rarely feels cohesive, but perhaps that's part of [...]

The Vulnerability of Starting a Business – Guest Post by Scrunchie Club Founder Alyssa Kaplan

The Vulnerability of Starting a Business – Guest Post by Scrunchie Club Founder Alyssa Kaplan

Welcome Alyssa Kaplan, founder of the Scrunchie Club to Positive Publicity! In addition to being a business founder, Alyssa is also an expert brand manager and baker extraordinaire. She's also been a friend for nearly 10 years, from when we met at Penn State. Alyssa is sharing her nuggets of wisdom of starting your own [...]

Moments and Missed Opportunities with Modern Ties

Moments and Missed Opportunities with Modern Ties

We've got a brand new band interview hitting the blog today! Meet Modern Ties, an indie pop/rock band based in the Philly area, comprised of members George, Stephen, Jesse, and Aaron. The band as recently released five singles from their upcoming full-length album, Moments/Missed Opportunities. Before the pandemic hit, the band was scheduled to make [...]

FemFocused: Trauma Queen Valerie Williams

FemFocused: Trauma Queen Valerie Williams

Welcome Valerie Williams, an independent singer, songwriter and musician who writes, records, and produces music out of her home, inspired by female singer/songwriters like Michelle Branch, Joy Williams, and Sara Bareilles and indie/Americana bands such as The Head and the Heart and Wild Rivers. She recently released her new EP titled Trauma Queen, which features [...]