Community on the Corner of 64th and Carlton

Community on the Corner of 64th and Carlton

It's hard to begin a sentence with "In West Philadelphia," because well, you know. But that's how this begins... In West Philadelphia, Overbook specifically on the corner of 64th and Carlton, once resided an Italian restaurant called Lebano's. I believe this place to be to be my first memory. My brother's probably, too. I was [...]

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

"The music of Seth Glier veers towards being indefinable." - Paste Magazine Grammy-nominated artist Seth Glier is a singer-songwriter, producer, and multi instrumentalist - and he's our interviewee today as we continue to spotlight independent musicians. NPR describes his voice as “otherworldly” while praising him as “an engaging performer and storyteller.” His critically acclaimed, emotionally dense catalog of work [...]

going on, despite…

going on, despite…

I considered titling this post "writing and feeling things", because that's what is going on at this moment. Sitting at home, allowing myself to feel a lot of things I would very much prefer to not be feeling. Angrily, I began writing and spewing every thought and word that entered my brain, a stream of [...]

An Interview with Frames

An Interview with Frames

"I'm one degree of separation from you baby, don't be patient. Say my name," Cries out lead singer and guitarist Sarah Phung of Richmond-based band Frames in Stay. The debut EP, Cursed, is a short and sweet selection of songs written about fleeting crushes and broken relationships. The band is signed to Philadelphia-based independent record [...]

Philly Finds Vol. 13

Philly Finds Vol. 13

Groundhog Day prediction, as seen in the latest issue of Philly Mag A new Philly Finds is coming atcha today. I have to say, I thoroughly enjoy the Philly Finds-writing process. I don't actively seek out places or things for this series - rather I scroll through my phone to see what photos I've taken [...]

Eatwith – Have a Dining Adventure in Philly

Eatwith – Have a Dining Adventure in Philly

Picture it: your birthday is rapidly approaching. You have a group of friends you are celebrating with, and despite your best efforts, every restaurant you look at to make a reservation is completely booked. Or maybe you want to do something entirely different. With experiences now in Philadelphia, Eatwith is your solution. Unofficially referred to [...]

FemFocused: Be Well Philly Editor Mary Clare Fischer

FemFocused: Be Well Philly Editor Mary Clare Fischer

Today, Philadelphia Magazine announced the top three finalists for its 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge. Each year, the city anticipates this announcement, and I'm sharing the three incredible women who are finalists! Additionally, I'm excited to be interviewing the editor of Be Well Philly, Mary Clare Fischer. If you're not familiar with the Health Hero [...]