February 22, 2013
Uwishunu has caught a case of Oscar Fever. With all the buzz around Silver Linings Playbook and its eight oscar nominations this Sunday, we couldn’t help but get caught up in it all. We’ve rounded up our top picks for Oscar Viewing parties on Sunday; we’ve put together a Silver Linings-themed itinerary of Philadelphia; and [...]Read more»
January 4, 2013
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… [...]Read more»
September 25, 2012
Heads up, travelers: Amtrak is holding a three-day online flash sale offering $25 tickets from New York to Philadelphia. With fares usually hovering around $80, a $25 ride on Amtrak is a serious deal. You have to book today through September 27, and it’s valid for travel from November 28–December 13. It’s perfect for friends [...]Read more»
September 11, 2012
It’s no secret that Philadelphia is getting major attention these days, thanks to everything from the city’s award-winning cuisine and famous chefs and food personalities to its growing fashion reputation and projected success as a city of the future. Over the past week or two, several big pieces have come out in national media outlets [...]Read more»
August 13, 2012
Attention Philadelphians: Uwishunu is seeking fall interns. We’re looking for talented local college and/or graduate students interested in interning with Uwishunu this fall. Requirements include writing experience, and a passion for and knowledge of Philadelphia. Interested? Send us a note about why you’d like to work for Uwishunu at the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, your availability this fall, your resume and (this part is important) a few links to or samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out the official job listing on Visit Philly.
July 2, 2012
Business Insider took a look at job growth, affordability, residents’ well being, tech innovation, sustainability, culture and “cool factor” in cities across America and came up with a list of 15 cities that they think will be hot in 20 years. Guess what? Philadelphia made the cut! The piece predicted that the city “will become a dynamic arts destination,” and named low housing prices, affordable lifestyle and a cool arts scene as important contributors to that end. We obviously couldn’t agree more, but it’s great to get national recognition for the efforts of local creative professionals. [Business Insider]
May 24, 2012
Attention Philadelphians: Uwishunu is seeking a summer intern. We’re looking for talented local college and/or graduate students interested in interning with Uwishunu this summer. Requirements include writing experience, and a passion for and knowledge of Philadelphia. Interested? Send us a note about why you’d like to work for Uwishunu at the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, your availability this summer, your resume and a few links to samples of your work to email@example.com. Check out the official job listing on Visit Philly.
December 28, 2011
While there is an abundance of reasons to look forward to 2012 in Philadelphia, there are 12 specific blockbuster things we’ve picked out that represent the hugely impressive cultural vitality of our city and its surrounding region. In a nod to the past, several of the region’s eminent cultural institutions will showcase globally revered treasures [...]Read more»
December 19, 2011
Attention Philadelphia videographers: we’re looking for talented local video artists to assist us with a special video project coming up in the new year. You don’t have to be a professional full-time filmmaker; freelancers and even students are welcome. You just have to love Philadelphia. Interested? Send us a quick note about why you’d like to work on a Philly-centric video project, along with a few links to samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of this week. Everyone else: stay tuned.
October 14, 2011
Why do you live in Philadelphia, or why are you visiting? Do you love the cheesesteaks and the sports teams, the vibrant culinary scene, the diversity of the neighborhoods, the spirit of the city? The Philadelphia History Museum invites you to share your Philadelphia spirit with an interview for its latest exhibit, Finding Philadelphia, opening [...]Read more»