JENNIFER LOGUE

Philadelphia Features Editor

jennifer.logue@metro.us

A day in the life of Agatha Boidin

If you’re a parent, chances are you’re already familiar with Orchestra, an affordable French fashion brand for kids that has its international headquarters right here in Philadelphia. At the helm, is 47-year-old CEO Agatha Boidin, who lives in Villanova with her family and commutes to...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 3:02 PM

5 reasons you should go to Bermuda this summer

If you haven’t been to Bermuda, there’s never been a better time to go, because there is now a direct flight from Philadelphia to the British island territory. In the time it takes some of us to drive to the Jersey shore, you can hop on a two-hour flight and experience their pink sand...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:59 PM

PHOTOS: The Borgata celebrates its 15th anniversary weekend

Over the weekend, The Borgata in Atlantic City celebrated its 15th anniversary. The party kicked off on Friday, July 6 with a meal at Old Homestead  — the Atlantic City outpost of the New York City steakhouse staple. Later that night, hip hop artist TYGA performed at Premiere Nightclub...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:27 AM

4 things you can’t miss at Ardmore Restaurant Week 2018

For the fourth year in a row, Ardmore is celebrating its flourishing food scene with Ardmore Restaurant Week. From July 16 to July 29, foodies can enjoy prix fixe menus at three different price points: $15, $25 and $35. “Ardmore Restaurant Week is one of our most popular events,” says...

Friday, July 6, 2018, 10:31 AM

Did you know West Laurel Hill has a pet cemetery?

According to the American Veterinary Association (AVMA), there are 70 million pet dogs in the United States and 74.1 million pet cats. What’s more, six out of 10 pet owners consider their pets family members. So when a pet passes away, giving them a proper burial is a no brainer. Luckily for...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 12:59 PM

PHOTOS: Grand Opening Weekend of The Shore House

Vacationing in the Wildwoods just got a little more glam with the opening of The Shore House. The renovated 12-apartment motel celebrated its grand opening weekend this past weekend and a number of notables were in attendance, including Marilyn Russell of WOGL and the Mayor of North Wildwood. The...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 7:50 PM

Can’t-miss summer concerts in Philly

No matter what kind of music you’re into, there are a ton of artists touring through Philly this summer. From huge concert experiences at venues like Lincoln Financial Field (Taylor Swift has a huge fan base!) to slightly more intimate affairs in the great expanse of Fairmount Park at The...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 4:14 PM

Eat like an Insider: Mackenzie Hilton of The Vintage Syndicate

Mackenzie Hilton, executive Chef at the Vintage Syndicate, grew up in a family of foodies, with wine-making grandparents and a mother who had a passion for food and travel. “I grew up spending my summers visiting my grandparents in Sonoma, CA.  My grandfather grew grapes and made wine...

Monday, July 2, 2018, 2:00 PM

Where to watch the July 4 fireworks in Philly

As the birthplace of the nation, Philadelphia is the place to be for July 4 festivities. One of the day’s highlights is undoubtedly the gigantic fireworks display that caps off the annual Wawa Welcome America celebration. The party in the sky begins at 9:30 p.m. and the fireworks can be seen...

Monday, July 2, 2018, 11:05 AM

Your guide to July 4 in Philadelphia

The United States of America turns 242 this year, and there’s no better place to be than Philadelphia, our country’s birthplace. While firing up the BBQ and staying home with family and friends is certainly an option, there are a ton of free activities all over the city thanks to Wawa...

Friday, June 29, 2018, 2:06 PM

Have you heard about The Shore House?

If you’re like many Philadelphians, trips to the Wildwoods are an essential part of summer, and chances are, you’ve been making the trek since you were a kid. In many ways, time stands still in this laid-back, shore town. Most of the old boardwalk favorites are still there and aside...

Friday, June 29, 2018, 10:02 AM

An inside look at Wawa Welcome America 2018

The Wawa Welcome America celebration is finally here to celebrate the country’s 242nd birthday, in the place where it all began — Philadelphia. From June 28 through July 4, there will be free events all over the city that include everything from concerts to museums to movie...

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 2:41 PM

Eat like an Insider: Chef Sylva Senat of Maison 208

Chef Sylva Senat of Maison 208 first started cooking as a high school student in Brooklyn. “I was given the opportunity to be introduced to C-CAP (Careers through Culinary Arts Program),” he says. “This is where I built the foundation for my career.” After being encouraged...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:53 AM

PHOTOS: Old City Eats 2018 Block Party

Old City celebrated the first day of summer with the third annual Old City Eats Block Party. Attendees got to enjoy a plethora of food options from 30 participating bars and restaurants. In addition, there was also live music from local acts like the Nick Salcido Trio, John McGillin & Friends...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 3:24 PM

SWEAT Fitness has a cycling class that ends with a happy hour

SWEAT Fitness is shaking up your fitness routine by combining an intense cycling class with a happy hour. Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, June 25, you can attend their “sweat sessions” in either Fitler Square on Wednesdays (from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.) or on Thursdays in Manayunk (from...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 2:13 PM

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