March 4, 2014
With the multitude of institutions in Philadelphia and beyond offering an education in the fashion realm, it’s easy to imagine how many promising designers are out there just waiting to be discovered. In Philadelphia, some of that talent is harnessed by the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, a non-profit fashion education initiative that’s now launching its third [...]Read more»
June 26, 2013
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 [...]Read more»
November 15, 2012
America Recycles Day, now in its 12th year, is a national initiative celebrated annually on November 15 to promote the social, environmental and economic benefits of recycling. Given Philadelphia’s commitment to sustainability, the city is of course taking part. Here’s what’s going on in Philadelphia today for America Recycles Day 2012: • America Recycles Day [...]Read more»
November 7, 2012
The Philadelphia Marathon is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year. This year’s is extra-special, as Mayor Nutter has announced that the completely sold-out Philadelphia Marathon will be opened for an additional 3,000 race participants who were registered for the cancelled 2012 New York City Marathon. Here’s how it works: New York [...]Read more»
June 27, 2012
Exciting summer news: Earlier this month, Mayor Nutter, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted a grand opening ceremony for Wheel Fun Rentals, a brand new bike rental service for Philadelphia. Residents of and visitors to Philadelphia can now rent Fuji hybrid two-wheels, surrey bikes, tandem bikes, deuce coupe bikes and Segways [...]Read more»
Meet Mayor Michael Nutter, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia. We filmed him inside his office at City Hall (so cool!) to learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.
It’s also a particularly important day for Mr. Nutter as he will officially kick off Philly Beer Week 2012 tonight at Opening Tap, by smashing open the first official keg of the week: Brotherly Suds 3, a special collaboration beer among a number of local breweries.
Meet Mr. Mayor Nutter for yourself, above.
The Mayor’s Office at Philadelphia City Hall
1 Penn Square
Meet Mayor Michael Nutter, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia. We filmed him inside his office at City Hall (so cool!) to learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. It’s also a particularly important day for Mr. Nutter as he will officially kick off Philly Beer Week 2012 tonight at Opening Tap, [...]Read more»
April 18, 2012
In their online issue for May, Travel + Leisure has a feature celebrating the sandwich in all its global glory. And Philly’s chicken cheesesteak is included among other classics like the Parisian Croque-Monsieur, the New England Lobster Roll and the Vietnamese Banh Mi. T+L asked Mayor Nutter for his take on Philly’s famous sandwich: “I am a Philly guy, born and bred. My favorite sandwich is, of course, a cheesesteak. I don’t eat red meat, so I opt for chicken with American cheese, onions, sweet peppers, and ketchup.” Nutter’s go-to spot for the sandwich: Larry’s Steaks, near St. Joe’s. [Travel + Leisure]
March 2, 2012
“After reviewing more than 25 applications from eager designers for a coveted spot in the year long Designer-in-Residence (DIR) program, we’re excited to announce the inaugural class of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator (PFI)”, Mayor Nutter announced yesterday in the Grand Court at Macy’s Center City. The new fashion initiative, devoted to supporting and promoting emerging [...]Read more»