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October 29, 2014

Roundup: Top 10 Last-Minute, Philadelphia-Inspired Halloween Costumes For 2014

Halloween hits this Friday — yup, this Friday — and to all those who’ve been sleeping on coming up with a costume, we’re here to help. Fortunately, Philadelphia is an endless source of inspiration for dress-up ideas. Costumed historic characters roam the streets around town daily, so Halloween costumes based on historic figures are a […]

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June 30, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day Returns With 4.5 Tons Of Free Hoagies At Independence Mall, Wednesday, July 2

Free hoagie alert! Wawa Welcome America’s Hoagie Day returns this Wednesday, July 2 with tons, literally 4.5 tons, of free hoagies for all to enjoy. On Wednesday, July 2, beginning at noon, spend your lunch break on Independence Mall with all of the freshly-made hoagies you can imagine. Wawa Hoagie Day also serves as a […]

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June 26, 2013

Wawa Welcome America: Wawa Hoagie Day Returns With Free Hoagies For All And A 4.5 Ton Hoagie On Independence Mall, Tuesday, July 2

The highly anticipated Wawa Hoagie Day, a glorious day full of free hoagies (and other freebies!) is quickly approaching. On Tuesday, July 2, beginning at noon, spend your lunch break on Independence Mall with all of the freshly made hoagies you can imagine. This year, Wawa presents a 4.5 ton (!) Hoagie Salute to our […]

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January 4, 2013

Video Interlude: CBS Sunday Morning Profiles Actor Bradley Cooper And His Hometown Love For Philadelphia

  Over the holidays, one of Hollywood’s biggest actors and Philly local, Bradley Cooper, shared his love of Philly and his love of his hometown Jenkintown with CBS Sunday Morning. While talking about his hometown and revisiting fixtures from his childhood he stated, “The older you get, you start to appreciate where you came from… […]

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June 21, 2012

Wawa Hoagie Day Returns Wednesday, June 27, Featuring A 4.5 Ton Hoagie Dished Out On Independence Mall

Join Mayor Michael Nutter and hoagie lovers across the Philadelphia region to celebrate Wawa Hoagie Day 2012. Associates from Wawa, the namesake of Philadelphia’s 10-day July 4th celebration Wawa Welcome America, will serve up a Hoagie of Heroic proportions – weighing in at more than 4.5 tons. The “hero” theme plays into honoring American troops. […]

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January 25, 2012

Amuse Bouche: The Turkey Sicilian Hoagie From Sarcone’s Deli In The Italian Market

[This is the latest installment in our ongoing post series "Amuse Bouche Philadelphia," in which we highlight must-try menu items at restaurants and eateries around the city. We're calling the post series "Amuse Bouche" because, like a traditional amuse bouche that you might receive before a meal, these posts are intended to tease and excite […]

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January 11, 2012

Video Interlude: Tina Fey And Questlove Share A “Hoagie Of Forgiveness” On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

  Last night, two Philly-bred stars had an awesome reconciliation of sorts on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, when Tina Fey and Questlove shared a bite from the proverbial “hoagie of forgiveness.” Tina Fey was a guest on the show, and right away some “beef,” so to speak, had to be cleared up: Fallon brought […]

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November 17, 2011

Reminder: Last Chance To Enter Two Cool Contests; Win $100 To Stephen Starr’s New Il Pittore, Or A Year’s Supply Of Hoagies

Uwishunu takes its giveaways seriously; we want to offer our readers only the best. So make sure you take advantage and enter to win the, frankly, awesome prizes we’re offering up in two cool contests currently running, and about to end tomorrow. First up, we’re giving away a $100 gift card to Stephen Starr’s brand […]

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November 17, 2011

The Official “With Love” Hoagie Debuts This Friday, November 18; Try It Yourself At Any Of Primo’s 70 Locations

For more than 15 years, the Primo Hoagies sandwich has remained a paragon of the traditional Philadelphia hoagie. Starting out as a family-operated deli in South Philly, Primo Hoagies now boasts more than 70 locations serving in four states, all committed to dishing out fresh, quality hoagies with a signature spin. The With Love, Philadelphia […]

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November 7, 2011

Reminder: Cast Your Vote In The Great Philadelphia Hoagie Debate Poll And Sweepstakes For A Chance To Win A Year’s Supply Of Hoagies

National Sandwich Day and the With Love Hoagie Invitational have come and gone, but there’s still plenty of hoagie fun to be had as part of Visit Philly’s celebration of the city’s iconic cold sandwich. That brings us to: the Great Philadelphia Hoagie Debate Poll and Sweepstakes. What is that, you ask? Cast your vote […]

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