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JENNIFER LOGUE

Philadelphia Features Editor

jennifer.logue@metro.us

The best food on the Wildwood Boardwalk

The Wildwood Boardwalk is an essential part of summer vacation for Jersey shore goers. After spending the day lounging by the ocean, strolling down the boardwalk in the evening hours is the perfect end to a beach day. But what’s the best food to eat on the Wildwood Boardwalk? We’ve...

Friday, June 22, 2018, 12:51 PM

Is Demi Lovato sober?

Pop singer Demi Lovato reveals in a new single that she may no longer be sober. The lyric video for the aptly titled, “Sober,” was released on Lovato’s YouTube channel yesterday. In the song, Lovato sings: Momma, I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore/And daddy,...

Friday, June 22, 2018, 11:01 AM

Why is Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary ending?

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary has become a Philadelphia summertime staple in its 24-year history. However, the much-loved event will not continue after this year, making its 2018 iteration the final one. Held annually on July 14, Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary reenacts the...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 2:34 PM

Jason Kelce to host concert at Ardmore Music Hall

Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles has every intention getting back in front of a mic, as this summer, he’ll be hosting a music concert at Ardmore Music Hall on the Main Line. The 30-year-old Super Bowl champion became a local hero after rallying Eagles fans with an unforgettable speech...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 1:30 PM

Summer Fridays: Corey Clement of the Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles running back Corey Clement is looking forward to a summer of fun, and after winning Super Bowl LII this year, he and the whole team could use some well-deserved R&R. The 23-year-old Glassboro, NJ native caught up with Metro to talk about his favorite places to hang out in...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 12:31 PM

The U.S. Postal Service is launching scratch-and-sniff stamps

Scratch-and-sniff stamps? They’re now a thing thanks to the The U.S. Postal Service. Their newest set of stamps, Frozen Treats Forever stamps, feature the brightly colored illustrations of Santa Monica artist, Margaret Berg, as well as the nostalgic smells of summer that you can, well,...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 5:35 PM

Join a Spice Girls pop-up choir for Make Music Day

There’s going to be a Spice Girls pop-up choir on Thursday night and everyone's invited. In honor of Make Music Day, held every year on June 21 around the world, East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, South Fellini and Make Music Philadelphia are hosting the event. It will...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 3:30 PM

Eat like an Insider: Chef Carolynn Angle of Good Dog

Chef Carolynn Angle has recently taken the reigns at Good Dog Bar, replacing Chef Jessica O’Donnell, who left the treasured Philly establishment to spend more time with family. Angle is a Philly food veteran with 16 years of experience elevating bar cuisine in the city, working everywhere...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 1:30 PM

Get free lasagne at Carrabba’s Italian Grill this summer

You can get free lasagne at Carrabba’s Italian Grill beginning Wednesday, June 20. The Italian restaurant chain will offer a free order of take-home lasagne to customers who dine-in and order one of Carrabba’s three signature dishes: the wood-grilled Chicken Bryan, savory Chicken...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 10:10 AM

Is Jimmy Wopo dead? Rapper shot in Pittsburgh

Rapper Jimmy Wopo was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh yesterday. According to Action News 4, he was found shot inside of a car along with another individual at 4:20 p.m. He was taken to the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, where he later died at 5:56 p.m. His manager, Taylor Maglin,...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 8:51 AM

Your guide to Old City Eats 2018

On Thursday, June 21, Old City Eats begins for the third year in a row to the delight of foodies in Philadelphia. Every Thursday night from June 21 through August 30, patrons can enjoy select half-priced small plates and drink specials ($4 select beers and $5 select cocktails) from over 30...

Monday, June 18, 2018, 3:49 PM

Community Spotlight: Farm for the City

It’s hard to miss Farm for the City if you’ve taken a stroll around City Hall in the past few days. Presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) in collaboration with The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the urban farm will be adding greenery to downtown Philadelphia...

Monday, June 18, 2018, 12:36 PM

Are Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin back together?

For Justin Bieber, it looks like it’s going to be a summer of love. According to Us Weekly, the  24-year-old pop star was spotted making out with Hailey Baldwin, a 21-year-old model, daughter of Stephen Baldwin and former flame. On Saturday, June 16, they were seen making out in East...

Monday, June 18, 2018, 9:45 AM

Philadelphia woman dies at Firefly Music Festival

At Firefly Music Festival in Delaware, a 20-year-old woman died over the weekend. According to ABC News affiliate WPVI-TV, she has been identified as Caroline Friedman of Philadelphia. She was found unresponsive at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 17. She was taken to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital...

Monday, June 18, 2018, 9:15 AM

Have you seen the Philadelphia Eagles World Championship rings...for fans?

The Philadelphia Eagles and Jostens have teamed up to create a World Championship jewelry collection for fans, that includes 127 limited edition World Championship fan rings. In an effort to commemorate the Philadelphia Eagles stunning 2017 season and their Super Bowl LII win, the jewelry line has...

Friday, June 15, 2018, 3:20 PM

Free sake bombs in Manayunk

SOMO in Manayunk is doing a special Japanese izakaya collaboration next week that will feature free sake bombs with any item from the izakaya menu. It will be limited to one sake bomb per guest.  (Not sure what an izakaya is? Think small bites of gastropub fare with a Japanese twist.)...

Friday, June 15, 2018, 10:38 AM

Learn how to get publicity for your fashion brand

Are you a fashion entrepreneur on the rise looking to make your mark on the fashion world? While social media has helped break down many walls for up and coming designers and brands, traditional press is still needed to further establish yourself. Learning how to successfully pitch to media...

Friday, June 15, 2018, 9:24 AM

Get a free lunch at honeygrow tomorrow

Honeygrow will be giving out free lunches at their 3731 Walnut St. location as apart of Tork's National Take Back the Lunch Break Day. Essity, the company behind Tork professional hygiene products did a study back in May that shows that working through lunch actually decreases workplace...

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 3:34 PM

Ocean Prime launches its first-ever Father’s Day brunch in Philly

Ocean Prime in Philadelphia is launching its first-ever Father’s Day brunch this weekend. If you’re looking to take dad out to eat, but aren’t a steak fan yourself, you both will find plenty to choose from on the menu of this seafood and steakhouse. Brunch will be served from 11:...

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 11:35 AM

‘Let’s Connect’ at the Barnes winners announced

For the first time ever, The Barnes Foundation launched an open call for local artists in Philadelphia called “Let’s Connect.” A collaboration with Mural Arts, artists living or working in Philadelphia were invited to submit an 8 X 10 inch work inspired by a piece in the Barnes...

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10:31 AM