Tildie’s Toy Box is celebrating one year on East Passyunk with a fun event featuring Crazy Aaron, the founder and inventor of Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty. We spoke with Michelle Gillen-Doobrajh about owning a toy store, running a business in Philadelphia and parenthood.
Philadelphia’s most authentic German bierhall, Brauhaus Schmitz, will celebrate their 8th Anniversary with a beer-fueled, Bavarian-style party as only they know how.
“One thing we have proved we know how to do over the years is throw a party,” says owner Doug Hager. “This one is eight years in the making, and we’re pulling out all the stops, starting with the introduction of our Stein Verein, or Mug Club. Members will be treated like family every single time they step inside our beautiful, authentic indoor beer hall on South Street.” Continue Reading →
What says summers more than blues music, BBQ and summer craft beers? How about lush greenery and beautiful flowers? The Newbold Community Development Corporation (CDC) is hosting the Newbold Blues Festival this Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m. on the 1900 block of South Bancroft Street (next to Second District Brewery) to raise money for its Community Greening Program.
Over the past 8 years, Newbold CDC has planted over 400 trees, landscaped three intersections, installed 20 landscape planters, and created several gardens along West Passyunk and Snyder Avenues. Continue Reading →
This Sunday, June 11th, Stogie Joe’s will be hosting the 5th annual Rock the Block Street Festival. Proceeds from the day will go to The Cancer Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on behalf of the Coach Wags Memorial Foundation.
In addition to food and drink sales, guests will have the opportunity to enter raffles and a silent auction.
For more information, please the official Facebook Event listing HERE.