AMF Bowling

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What: Bowl, duh! Where: 3215 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808 When: Monday: Noon - Midnight Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Friday: 9:00 a.m. - Midnight Saturday: Noon - Midnight Sunday: Noon - 11:00 p.m. Other stuff: call (302) 998-8806 for pricings. … [Read more...]

Album Review: Blunderbuss by Jack White

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Review: Jack White's first solo album is pretty amazing. It's not White Stripes though- There is definitely a different sound. Still really scratchy garage band rock, and the occasional slow song, but still....a different style. A better one? That's for you to decide. The album starts out exciting and sing-able with "Missing Pieces" and "Sixteen Saltines," then slows down … [Read more...]

Camp in for Kids’ Cancer with the Philadelphia Eagles

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Who: YOU! and Alex's Lemonade Stand Where: Lincoln Financial Field When: May 19 at 5:30 PM overnight into May 20 What: spend the night at Lincoln Financial Field meet members of the Philadelphia Eagles behind the scenes tour of the stadium have a catch on the same field as where the pros play raise money and awareness for the fight against childhood … [Read more...]

Review: Iron Man

Iron Man

2 more movies before The Avengers. Arguably the best Avenger movie yet. This week, we watched Iron man. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Plot: Tony Stark is a wealthy man and head of Stark Industries, a company that builds advanced weapons … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Marvel Marathon

When: May 3rd at 11:30, all day event ending at like 2:30 the next day. Where: Select Theaters (Find one close to you here) What: Watch Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America back to back to back to back to back to back in this ultimate marathon, ending with the midnight premiere of The Avengers. Tickets are $40. Oh, and every movie is in 3D! … [Read more...]

A Kid’s Guide to the Philadelphia Flower Show 2012

Philadelphia Flower Show 2012

  Cass and I hit the Flower Show! Here's a quick hit list of kid-approved favorites. The Orchid Wave: this was actually even better than I had expected it to be. It really does look like waves, and fish, sharks, rays and sea turtles swim overhead. Cass thought it was really cool, and even though I explained how it worked she still ran out from underneath every time a … [Read more...]

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival: A Sensory Celebration + Giveaway (5 Winners)

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When: Friday March 16th and Saturday March 17th, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday March 18th 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Where: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456 What: Over 250 craftspeople from all over the country, showcasing handcrafted, one-of-a-kind works. This season’s theme is “A Sensory Celebration.” Thousands of works in … [Read more...]

Philly (and the Flower Show): More Fun When You Sleep Over

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Yes, I know Philly is just a hop, skip and jump away. But every so often the kids and I get to stay in a hotel that's close to home, and you know what? It's awesome. None of the pressure and all of the fun. If you've been thinking about hitting up some Philly museums soon anyway, why not combine it with the Flower Show and make it a whirlwind tour? You'll have a place to … [Read more...]