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JENNIFER LOGUE

Philadelphia Features Editor

jennifer.logue@metro.us

Swing into Saturday at the 2018 Center City Jazz Festival

Philly-based trombonist, Ernest Stuart, has a lot on his plate with touring, teaching and performing these days, but still finds time to give back to the Philadelphia music community with the Center City Jazz Festival. “I started Center City Jazz festival back in 2012 with a Kickstarter...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 10:22 AM

Ardmore Antique and Vintage Market is this weekend

You did your spring cleaning and now, you deserve some new things! Perhaps you should make your way to Ardmore Antique and Vintage Market on Sunday, April 29 — a collaboration between Phila. FleaMarkets and Ardmore Initiative. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., go hunting for antiques, estate jewelry,...

Monday, April 23, 2018, 5:14 PM

How smartphones are affecting your sleep

Are you one of those people who sleeps with your smartphone? According to Dr. Thanuja Hamilton of Advocare Pulmonary and Sleep Physicians of South Jersey, you’re not alone. “71% of Americans sleep with their phone in their bed, hand or nightstand,” she says. “A patient...

Monday, April 23, 2018, 11:56 AM

PHOTOS: ‘Westworld' Season 2 premiere in Philadelphia

On Saturday, April 21, the Emmy-winning HBO series, “Westworld,” held a Philadelphia premiere at the Franklin Institute.  Cast members Simon Quarterman (Lee Sizemore) and Shannon Woodward (Elsie Hughes) were in attendance and participated in a Q&A session after the screening....

Monday, April 23, 2018, 11:00 AM

Enjoy a beer tasting and dinner on East Passyunk this week

UPDATE: We were told by the PR that these were two separate events. Turns out, in order to enjoy the "free" beer sampling, you need to purchase the $45 meal.  On Tuesday, April 24, Brewery ARS is hosting a tap takeover at East Passyunk’s Brigantessa from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Monday, April 23, 2018, 10:44 AM

Here’s everything you can eat at Flavors on the Avenue 2018

On Sunday, April 29, Flavors on the Avenue makes its grand return to East Passyunk, featuring food, live music, vendors galore and more. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. attendees can enjoy five blocks of tasty bites, all affordably priced between $3 and $6 (on average) and twenty four East Passyunk...

Friday, April 20, 2018, 12:05 PM

Saxbys launches new student-run cafe

Beloved Philadelphia coffee company, Saxbys, is brewing up more than just a great cup of joe these days, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and business professionals through their Experiential Learning Program (ELP). Five locations at college campuses across the Philadelphia region...

Friday, April 20, 2018, 9:30 AM

PHOTOS: South Philly Community Acupuncture opening party at Healing Arts Collective

On Monday, April 16, South Philly Community Acupuncture hosted an intimate gathering of friends and media professionals for the opening of their newest location at the Healing Arts Collective (519 S. 9th St.) Guests enjoyed complimentary acupuncture, reiki, massage, gong baths and more healing...

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 5:00 PM

The best 4/20 munchies in Philly

With tomorrow being 4/20, marijuana enthusiasts all over the globe will be lighting up to celebrate the occasion. But what happens when the munchies set in? Before you go tearing into that forgotten box of cereal in your kitchen cabinet, consider these tasty options for your 4/20 munchies attack....

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:30 PM

Celebrate 4/20 with this hemp oil massage

While many people will be celebrating 4/20 by lighting up, you can also honor this special day by laying down — for a massage, that is. 3000BC in Chestnut Hill is offering a special hemp oil massage in honor of 4/20 this year, and aside from the novelty of it, this particular oil is loaded...

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:07 AM

PHOTOS: Dori Desautel Broudy’s exhibit and dinner at Capofitto

On Tuesday, April 17, artist Dori Desautel Broudy held an art exhibition and dinner party at Capofitto, located at 233 Chestnut St. Broudy collaborated with Capofitto’s Stephanie Reitano for this art-meets-food event. It began with a cocktail hour and a showing of Broudy’s artwork and...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 9:08 PM

7 things you can’t miss at the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival

Calling all science nerds: The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20, with 83 events over the course of nine days. “This is our eighth year,” says Ellen Trappey, managing officer of the Philadelphia Science Festival. “When it originally started, it was...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 4:49 PM

Audrey fans — there’s a party happening with your name on it

Audrey Hepburn fans better mark their calendars for Friday, May 11, because Drink Philly is having a party— Audrey’s Apartment Party. Inspired by her role in the classic film, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” the event will take place at the Center for Architecture and...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 10:15 AM

Eat like an Insider: Chef Paras Shah

Chef Paras Shah has only lived in Philadelphia for a year, but has already become a fan of our food scene. Originally from Queens, he studied at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York and shortly after, won the ICEX culinary scholarship to study at Michelin Star restaurants in Spain. He...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6:24 AM

Who knew 6ABC's Matt O'Donnell was a drummer?

Thomas Jefferson University held their 3rd annual Dance Party on Friday, April 13. The evening kicked off with a VIP cocktail party before seeing a performance from medical student bands: Kurt & the Family Band, The Jamie McLean Band, Maurice Brown and Ramona Hunter. The evening also featured...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 3:41 PM

PHOTOS: Stars Ball 2018

Little Smiles of Pennsylvania hosted their annual Stars Ball at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 14. Ten kids from St. Christopher’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Shriner’s, Nemours Al duPont and Bryn Mawr Hospital were celebrated. Nurses...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 3:17 PM

Community Spotlight: Miles for Myeloma 5K

Multiple Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells and back in 1995, a group of terminally ill patients and their families joined together to form the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group (PMMNG), to support each other on the road to recovery. “Not finding effective support to guide...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 10:46 AM

Jason Kelce got married over the weekend

Beloved Eagles player and Philly icon, Jason Kelce, got married over the weekend, to fiance Kylie McDevitt, at the Logan Hotel. The pair picked the right day to tie the knot, as the weather at their wedding on Saturday, April 21, couldn’t have been more perfect. HughE Dillon of Philly Chit...

Monday, April 16, 2018, 2:49 PM

Get free acupuncture, massage and more this weekend

Never tried acupuncture before? Well, here’s your chance. On Saturday, April 21, South Philly Community Acupuncture is opening up a new location inside the Healing Arts Collective, located at 519 S. 9th St. Owner of South Philly Community Acupuncture, Lauren O. Buckley, LAc, MSOM, says that...

Monday, April 16, 2018, 12:27 PM

Brigitte Nielsen of ‘Creed II’ isn’t happy with this Philly restaurant

You never know who you’re talking to, which is why being nice is always the way to go. Actress Brigitte Nielsen, famous for her roles in “Rocky IV” and “Red Sonja,” is in town filming for “Creed II,” and stopped into Zavino’s in University City....

Friday, April 13, 2018, 2:36 PM