Volunteer Training at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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image via the RR Museum Facebook page Have you ever been to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg? It's worth the trip: s a visual feast for train lovers of all ages, with a world-class collection of more than 100 historic American locomotives and railroad cars plus a working restoration shop, changing exhibits, vast library and archive, immersive education center … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show

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It's been a long winter. Wouldn't you love to get away? Check out the Travel & Adventure Show in Philly this weekend to plan your next vacation— or if you're like me and a real vacay isn't in the cards right now, to fill up the dream board for "someday, hopefully soon." The Travel & Adventure Show is the U.S.'s  largest series of consumer travels show and it's at the … [Read more...]

Dinner and a Movie Done Right: AMC Dine-In Theatre Comes to Painters Crossing

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20 years ago, I was friends with a ton of people who worked at the Painters Crossing movie theater. Apparently not a whole lot had changed there since then... until just a few months ago, when renovations began to make Painters Crossing 9 the first AMC Dine-In Theater in Pennsylvania. (Edited to add: there is a similar theater in Collegevill in Movie Tavern, but that's not an … [Read more...]

The Philadelphia Vendy Awards

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This Saturday, June 14th, Maverick and I are headed to cover the 4th Annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards at Penn Treaty Park as members of the press. The Vendys are a competition to be named best of the best of the local food truck scene, the winners driving away with the coveted Vendy Cup. I don't know if food trucks have always been a thing and I just never noticed, but to me … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Color Run!

  What: It's am untimed 5k! We've been thinking about doing a lot of these lately....You should come to this one....Oh and by the way at every kilometer they throw PAINT at you. Almost forgot. (It's cornstarch powder. Non toxic.) Where: Philly- Starts at the Rocky Statue. When: July 8th Mom and I have had some 5k fever lately, and this is one of the ones we are … [Read more...]

Pick Yo’ Own Strawberries!!! (or raspberries…)

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Where: Linvilla Orchards When: 8 am-6 pm Sunday-Thursday and 8 am -7 pm Friday and Saturday (during picking season, it is recommended you call to see if there is picking that day What: Strawberry and raspberry picking! What else could you ask for in life?? Besides Neil Patrick Harris singing you a sweet melody...that would be pretty sick. But yeah! Go strawberry and … [Read more...]

Philly Farm & Food Fest: Eat Local, Philly!

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I'm wicked excited about this event! The Philly Farm & Food Fest promises to be an inspiration to buying local all year round, but I'm hoping to find local sources of flour so I can really take my summer eat local challenges one step further. I also love getting to know the people behind the local companies that I support. When: Sunday, April 1st from 11am -4pm (exclusive … [Read more...]

Upcoming Consignment Sales (March 2012)

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3/16 - 3/18 9am - 2pm Harford/Cecil County Wee-cycle Mart Kids Consignment Sale Perryville Outlet Center, 85 Heather Lane, Perryville, MD Cash and Credit Cards accepted (no Amex or Debit cards) www.wee-cyclemart.com Facebook:  Wee-cycle Mart Children's Consignment Sales In Maryland 3/17 8am-noon Moms Club of Middletown's Fall Resale Fundraiser Alfred G Waters Middle … [Read more...]