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February 14, 2013

Visit Philly’s With Love Proposal Contest Winner Popped The Question Today, Valentine’s Day, And She Said “Yes!”

Visit Philly’s With Love, Philadelphia XOXO Proposal contest came full circle today. Winner Jeremy Kaplan of Fairmount won the opportunity to team up with Visit Philly to pop the question on Valentine’s Day to girlfriend, Emily Schrag, also of Fairmount. Their relationship first originated in the City of Brotherly Love at a West Philadelphia Orchestra […]

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January 26, 2011

The Newly Opened LOVE Gift Shop In Love Park Is The Perfect Place For Valentine’s Shopping

The new LOVE Gift Shop is officially open, located in the Fairmount Park Welcome Center in LOVE Park, also known as JFK Plaza. The store offers all things LOVE (as in, the infamous red stacked-block-letter LOVE statue) at every price point. Choose from mini LOVE sculptures, bags, journals, mugs, magnets, shirts, wall prints, note cubes, […]

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June 18, 2010

SA VA Runway Show in Love Park on Saturday

Tomorrow, clothing designer Sarah Van Aken, the talented woman behind SA VA, is hosting an outdoor runway show featuring new Summer fashions in Love Park. The event kicks off at 6pm and runs til 8pm, with models showing off the latest fashions and Square 1682 dishing out some nibbles. Can’t make the show? You might […]

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February 1, 2010

Love Is In the Air: Valentine’s Day Mural Arts Tours

Well, it’s February. Time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day. Instead of chocolates, flowers, and other cliche V’Day gifts, why not try our a Mural Arts tour? Specifically, a tour of Stephen Powers’ Love Letter project. There are two tours running the weekend of Valentine’s Day. Saturday, February 13th, is the standard Love Letter public […]

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March 24, 2009

Meet That Special Someone @ the Mutter Museum

How’s this for a romantic story: he saw her from across the display room. Her eyes glimmered brown like the brine preserving the abnormal tumor display. Although he had just seen her, he couldn’t help thinking how their children might look as he walked past the impossibly small premature baby in a jar. And he […]

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March 17, 2009

Date Night @ The Clay Studio

Ever since Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze’s iconic love scene over a pottery wheel in the 1990 film Ghost, pottery has been a classic date choice. But in the last few years, the concept has been taken out of the studio and put into cutesy little shops where you can paint a mug for $20. […]

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February 27, 2009

The Bellevue Gets Engaged

Planning a wedding can feel like a scavenger hunt, so much to think about and so many options to choose from. For a mere $25 (including a gift bag), this February 28th, from noon to 4:00 PM, you can make of your wedding planning a fun yet productive experience by visiting the Bellevue’s bridal event. […]

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February 17, 2009

Feel The Love: GPTMC’s LOVE Campaign Video

If you walked past Love Park on February 8th, you might have been witness to an interesting scene. A dozen or so couples stopped what they were doing, and simply started making out in the park. Some were kissing by themselves, others with their puppies. But everyone was feeling the love. So what was going […]

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February 13, 2009

The Abbaye Anti-Valentine’s Party

Post by Nicole Volpicelli If the thought of restaurants booked with two-tops makes you want to spew the contents of that heart-shaped box all over your single self, check out the Abbaye’s anti-Valentine’s party. A tarot card reader will be on call to tell you that maybe””just maybe””next year will be different, along with a […]

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February 12, 2009

Mood Music: Art After 5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Concert

When the clock strikes 5 on Friday, February 13th, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is transforming their Great Stair Hall into mood music central with a very special Art After 5 event. Jazz singer, Denise King, will be sharing her favorite love songs as lovebirds sip from special Valentine’s cocktails. And if the music doesn’t […]

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