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April 21, 2014

Celebrate Mother Nature At A Variety Of Earth Day Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia, Starting Tuesday, April 22

Tomorrow, April 22 marks Earth Day 2014, a day when folks are encouraged to celebrate and learn how to take better care of the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, an array of events are slated for tomorrow and throughout the week. This weekend, Morris Arboretum hosts a day for the trees as it presents [...]

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January 21, 2014

Shop Duross & Langel’s Body And Bath Products At A 20 Percent Discount During Its Pre-Construction Sale, Today Through January 23

A 13th Street staple, Duross & Langel is celebrating its extended lease (until 2022!) with a super sale on all items inside of the natural bath and body shop. In preparation for its extended lease, duross & langel is replacing its current flooring with recyclable bamboo floors, but in order to do so, the shop [...]

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February 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Valentine’s Day Sales And Last-Minute Gifts in Philadelphia

February is the month of love. To commemorate this fleeting, yet amorous stint, favorite shops and boutiques throughout Philly are celebrating Valentine’s Day with big sales that both singletons and couples alike can enjoy. Because, really, who doesn’t love a good sale? • Fishtown’s Adorn Boutique is celebrating V-Day by offering customers 10% off all [...]

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January 2, 2013

Uwishunu Asks: “What New Year’s Resolution Would You Make For Philadelphia This Year?”

With the holiday season in high gear, it’s a good time to reflect on the good fortune bestowed on Philadelphia this past year. From well-deserved accolades — being named one of the top 10 destinations for 2013, and home to the Best Sandwich in America — to exciting development projects — the opening of The [...]

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November 9, 2012

Midtown Village Goes Parisian To Celebrate “Beaujolais Nouveau Day” With Neighborhood-Wide Wine Tastings, Special Menu Items, Discounts And More, Thursday, November 15

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, beaujolais nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region — is released for sale after being fermented for just a few weeks. It’s an occasion for celebration worldwide, and Philadelphia is no exception. Five years ago, Midtown Village’s Duross & Langel [...]

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Steve Duross, Owner Of Duross & Langel Shop In Midtown Village
 

Check out the video below to meet Steve Duross, founder and owner of Duross & Langel in Midtown Village, the city’s go-to shop for handmade soaps, candles, balms and scrubs, all prepared upstairs by hand in a variety of seductive scents from cherry almond to lavender oatmeal to red clover. You’ll see Steve on site at the store, get a peek at what you can pick up if you’re not already addicted to his soaps and learn about what he wishes you knew about Philly.

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Check out the video below to meet Steve Duross, founder and owner of Duross & Langel in Midtown Village, the city’s go-to shop for handmade soaps, candles, balms and scrubs, all prepared upstairs by hand in a variety of seductive scents from cherry almond to lavender oatmeal to red clover. You’ll see Steve on site [...]

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December 23, 2011

Photo Roundup: Festive Storefronts And Window Displays In Philadelphia

We’re still in the thick of holiday season, and Philadelphia’s shop owners are doing an awesome job of displaying their holiday cheer. Check out a few shots of some of our favorite festive displays to maximize your holiday spirit on this Christmas Eve Eve! And you can reference our holiday gift guides for a last-minute [...]

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November 22, 2011

Uwishunu’s Holiday Gift Guide: Our Top Picks For Where To Buy Locally Made Goods, Highlights From Each Place, And Upcoming Neighborhood Gift-Shopping Events

The tree lights are atwinkle, the store windows are bursting with red, green, silver and gold, the ribbon and wrapping paper and cards are calling your name from inside your cabinet. It’s officially gift-giving holiday heyday, and there’s no time like the present to stock up on Philadelphia-made crafts, clothes, food and more for the [...]

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January 31, 2011

The Gershman Y Is Holding A Chocolate-Inspired Soapmaking Class, Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Join master soapmaker Steve Duross at his super popular skincare and body product shop, Duross & Langel, for a Gershman Y-sponsored Chocolate Soapmaking class, Thursday, February 3rd, 6-8 p.m. This Valentine’s-appropriate workshop leads participants in creating chocolate soaps and moisturizing creams that will entice your palate and delight your senses. Plus, you can enjoy a [...]

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November 17, 2010

Celebrate “Beaujolais Day” in Midtown Village Tomorrow Night, November 18, From 5 p.m. Until Late

This “Beaujolais Day,” Thursday, November 18th — the annual official release day of Beaujolais Nouveau, a red wine produced in the Beaujolais region of France — Midtown Village is offering more than a dozen ways to celebrate. Starting at 5 p.m., the wine will be flowing and the Francophilia fervent. Bars and Restaurants Vintage Wine [...]

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