Marialena Rago

Brooklyn Brewery brings Mash Tour to Philly

There is nothing like popping open a cold beer and hanging with friends when the weather gets hot. The Brooklyn Brewery understands and has decided to put together a nine-city tour around the world to party, explore and of course, drink beer. The Mash Tour is heading to our Philly at the end of...

Friday, August 12, 2016, 2:30 PM

Rob Kardashian plays hooky from his own reality show

Rob Kardashian has been skipping filming for his new reality show, “Rob & Blac,” with fiancee and baby mamma Blac Chyna. For the last month, the reclusive Kardashian has been complaining that the show will ruin his relationship with Chyna, the way “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” ruined his...

Monday, August 8, 2016, 10:01 PM

Young, international pianists perform for the public

Imagine a piano superstar. Usually we conjure up performers who are older and more mature like the famous composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven, but here in Philly we have masters as young as 11 years old in our midst. Young piano virtuosos from all over the world come to Philadelphia to study...

Monday, August 8, 2016, 4:47 PM

Kiehl’s LifeRide for AIDS research

For Kiehl’s, it isn’t just about what’s on the outside that matters. The cosmetics corporation is known for their knowledge about skincare and beauty, but what you might not know is that the company has been a leading partner in AIDS research. Since 1996, the company has been working with groups to...

Sunday, August 7, 2016, 7:50 PM

Cuba Libre Restaurant celebrates National Rum Month

You will probably see Captain Jack Sparrow roaming around Cuba Libre Restaurant as they celebrate National Rum Month. Step into paradise all through August with a special rum flight of three types of Don Q rum — Gold, Anejo and Gran Anejo — or the Tour of the Caribbean flight. The Tour of the...

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 8:24 PM

PHOTOS: DNC 2016 Speaker Ryan Moore at Bru and U-Bahn

The Crossroads Campaign was at Bru Craft & Wurst and U-Bahn in Midtown Village Tuesday night. Hosts GMMB, Benenson Strategy Group and Grunwald Communications welcomed Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama consultants, supporters and media. Also present was DNC speaker Ryan Moore fresh off the...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 5:18 PM

We chat with Tamron Hall of 'The Today Show' about DNC 2016

You might recognize Tamron Hall from the third hour of the Today Show or from MSNBC, but before that she was a proud Temple University student. The Emmy-nominated journalist is glad to be back in the city where she had “the time of her life” and got her first tattoo. Metro Features Editor, Jennifer...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 10:00 AM

Can Taylor sue Kim and Kanye?

Late Sunday night Kim Kardashian posted a Snapchat video that broke the Internet. But did she and her rapper husband commit a crime? In California, the wiretapping law dictates “two-party consent”, which means it’s a crime to record or eavesdrop on any communication – including a private...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 1:11 PM

Trap Karaoke comes to Philly this weekend

Karaoke is a night for friends to get together, have fun, and make memories. Trap Karaoke is different. This unique experience brings people together and creates more of a community than anything else. It is a safe space for people to let go and express themselves. We chat with the creator of Trap...

Friday, July 15, 2016, 12:48 PM

‘America’s Got Talent’ features Jon Dorenbos of the Philadelphia Eagles

Tonight, “America’s Got Talent” will feature a returning contestant from Philly. Jon Dorenbos, Philadelphia Eagles longsnapper, wowed the judges during auditions with his magic skills. At 16, he got into magic as a way of coping after a traumatic experience. His father was sentenced to 13 years...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 5:24 PM

Kristen Stewart wants a female James Bond

Kristen Stewart thinks the "stale" role of James Bond could use a gender flip. While promoting her new indie flick "Equals," the "Twilight" star suggested a female Bond to replace Daniel Craig in the film series."You start off as the Bond girl and then you think it's just the girlfriend and then...

Monday, July 11, 2016, 2:08 PM

4 reasons you should be watching 'BrainDead'

CBS’s new show takes on new ground. "BrainDead" is something that audiences have never seen before and begs the question, what is going on with politician’s brains? Something many have been asking for quite sometime. This show answers it, in a strange, new way. Here are four reasons you should be...

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 2:28 AM

PHOTOS: Summer Launch Party for Valley Beach Poolside Club and Grand Opening of Fianco

Foodies, socialites, and press were invited to sample the great food and make-shift beach alongside a 22,000 gallon pool. Valley Forge Casino Resort hosted two parties this Fourth of July. The back-to-back bonanza was for the launch of the Valley Beach Poolside Club and the Grand Opening of Chef...

Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 7:54 PM

Go Green: 3 Must-Try Salad Spots in Philly

Going out for a great salad for lunch is one of the few pleasures during a long work day. Luckily there are so many options in Philly that the toughest part about your salad quest is choosing where to go! Whatever way you like your greens there is a perfect place for you. Here are the three must-...

Friday, July 1, 2016, 1:14 AM

PHOTOS: Burger Brawl at Xfinity Live

This past Sunday, visitors ate tacos and burgers for a good cause. Two thousand hungry guests flocked to Xfinity Live! for Burger Brawl. The competition is a fundraiser for literacy programs in underprivileged Philadelphia public schools. The event was judged by local TV personalities like Fox 29's...

Monday, June 27, 2016, 9:55 PM

Jacqueline Constance on the Philly music scene and loop pedal R&B

Jacqueline Constance has a style and sound that is all her own. The Philadelphia native admits that she is new to the Philly music scene, but that hasn’t stopped her from making a splash. Her 2014 album “The Jacqueline Show” shows how creative the young artist is and she shows no signs of stopping...

Monday, June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM

Cancer survivor brings 'America's Got Talent' judges to their feet

Tuesday night, Calysta Bevier showed the judges on “America’s Got Talent” that she is a fighter. At just 16, Bevier beat stage three ovarian cancer. Judge Howie Mandel said to the Ohio native, "You're an inspiration. We can't wait to hear you.""I kinda came here today to show people no matter what...

Thursday, June 23, 2016, 9:27 PM

Tom Kitt talks 'If/Then' and why economics is a good major for a composer

What if you could see where your choices took you? That is the idea behind the hit musical “If/Then”, currently being performed at the Kimmel Center. The musical follows Elizabeth as she returns to New York City and is faced with choices that ultimately affect her life. We chat with Tony winning...

Thursday, June 23, 2016, 2:30 PM

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Twitter rants continue

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are at it again! After the Senate rejected four gun control laws Monday night, the couple took to their usual soapbox on Twitter.Legend urged fans to vote in November and showed no signs of backing down when followers began to criticize.Wife and vocal Trump-hater,...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 12:32 AM

Made in America announces lineup for 2016

The fifth annual Budweiser Made in America festival has announced its lineup for this year and is one for the record books. Taking place on September 3 and 4, the Labor Day Weekend party will feature Rihanna and Coldplay with ColleGrove (2 Chainz & Lil Wayne), Jamie xx, Chance The Rapper,...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 12:14 AM