Dining & Entertainment · What's on Philadelphia

“Reveal”ing a new avocado seed brew

Disclaimer: I was gifted these products, all opinions are my own Fact: Currently 1.3 billion tons of food gets wasted/thrown away in the US each year. Philadelphia-based Reveal is aiming to change that. The mission of Reveal Avocado Seed is to create beautiful, environmentally safe, and socially responsible up-cycled products by discovering the hidden value in…… Continue reading “Reveal”ing a new avocado seed brew

Artist Interviews & Music

gouda, a combination of the senses

A combination of the senses Joey Heins is a current Drexel University music industry, and, in his words, more importantly a solo artist under the name ‘gouda’. ‘gouda’ is an identity project, as he also releases recipes and food photography, in addition to music. After releasing three experimental ‘prelude’ tracks, he has recently his debut single named after his…… Continue reading gouda, a combination of the senses

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

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

What's on Philadelphia

Rebuilding the Block – Meet the Two Black Women behind the New Nonprofit Giving Back to the Black Community

Rebuild the Block wants everyone to take part in rebuilding, growing and maintaining Black communities across America. Founded by Alexis Akarolo and Zelnnetta Clark, Rebuild the Block strives to help up to 15 businesses a month that are directly affected by COVID-19 and looting destruction as a result of racial injustice. Applicants are processed through…… Continue reading Rebuilding the Block – Meet the Two Black Women behind the New Nonprofit Giving Back to the Black Community

Artist Interviews & Music

Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

There are no bad shapes Formed in 2018, Bad Shapes is a Philadelphia-based DIY shoegaze/rock band, seeking always to create commonality between discomfort and discovery. The result is a cohesiveness found between heavily effected guitars that shimmer and surge over driving rhythmic foundations, modulated synths that bounce and bend, and found-audio samples carefully deployed both in…… Continue reading Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

“Floating Away” with Ash

The band’s new single “Floating Away” is out Friday, May 1st Meet Ash – a lively, seven-piece pop/R&B band from New York City. Meet Ash again – that is, the songwriter Ash McMillan, who was born in Northern England, and is now based in NYC. The band Ash was formed while all seven members were…… Continue reading “Floating Away” with Ash