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September 8, 2014

Video Interlude: Announcing The Winning Photo Of The Phillyosophy Billboard Photo Contest, To Be Seen On A Billboard On I-95

After a month-long process, the winning photo for the VISIT PHILADELPHIA™ Phillyosophy Contest photo has been chosen and will appear on an I-95 billboard in the fall. The contest gave locals and visitors the chance to not only show off Philadelphia, but also the chance to be featured on an I-95 billboard and receive a […]

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August 11, 2014

Video Interlude: CBS News Profiles The Philadelphia Zoo’s Groundbreaking New Overhead Animal Trail System

These days, things are getting pretty wild at the Philadelphia Zoo. For the past four years, the zoo has been rapidly developing the first campus-wide animal trail system of its kind in the entire world: Zoo360. This summer, the expansion program’s most recent phase, Big Cat Crossing, debuted to oohs, ahhs, and now, to terrific […]

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June 19, 2014

Video Interlude: The Philadelphia Zoo’s First-Ever Black-Footed Kittens Make Their Public Debut

  Major cute alert! The Philadelphia Zoo is now home to three black-footed cat kittens named Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion — Game of Thrones fans, you might recognize those names. Housed within the Carnivore Kingdom at The Zoo, the kittens were born in April and are the first black-footed cat kittens ever to be born […]

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May 21, 2014

Video Interlude: The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart Goes On Epic Rant Against Philadelphia And Philly Cheesesteaks

  Here in Philadelphia, we take our cheesesteaks seriously. So when Jon Stewart went on an epic tirade against Philadelphia and our beloved sandwich on The Daily Show last night, we took notice. The hilarious host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show reamed out Philly in response to Philadelphia Phillies’ coach Ryne Sandberg making news […]

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May 5, 2014

Video Interlude: Surprise South Street Flash-Mob Marriage Proposal One Of Many Highlights From An Epic Day Of Spring Festivals On Saturday

  This past Saturday, May 3 was a heckuva festival day. We’re still reeling from the glorious weather and the stupendous street festivals that had the entire city of Philadelphia buzzing with alfresco good times. The day we dubbed “Super Spring Saturday” was a categorical crowd-pleaser, with more than a dozen festivals hitting high notes […]

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February 2, 2014

Super Bowl Video Interlude: The Philly Cheesesteak Shuffle

Geico made a Super Bowl ad and it featured Pat’s and Geno’s and Philadelphia’s beloved cheesesteak sandwich prominently.   Maybe not the best commercial we’ve ever seen, but we like it. And Pat’s and Geno’s are both looking really good. We may even have to add the Cheesesteak Shuffle to Philadelphia’s Sandwich Hall of Fame […]

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September 9, 2013

Video Interlude: Fly, Eagles, Fly – Philadelphia Eagles Open Their Season Tonight On Monday Night Football – Let’s Go Birds!

  The Eagles kick off their season tonight on Monday Night Football against the Washington Redskins in DC. They play the early game. Kick off is at 7:10 p.m. The game will be on ABC and ESPN as well as 94 WYSP. Watch the video above to get psyched. And then let the Chip Kelly […]

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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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November 5, 2012

Video Interlude: 60 Minutes Takes Author And Historian David McCullough On A Founding Fathers Tour Of Philadelphia Just In Time For The Presidential Election November 6

  On last night’s episode of 60 Minutes, in the hours before Election Day 2012, historian and award-winning author David McCullough reflected on America’s past, including our founding fathers’ campaign tactics, with a special historical tour of Philadelphia. Interviewed by Morley Safer, McCullough discusses the pivotal role Philadelphia played in the founding of our nation. […]

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June 18, 2012

Philadelphia Has A Starring Role In Passion Pit’s New “Take A Walk” Video

  The band Passion Pit gave Philadelphia a starring role in their new music video for the song “Take a Walk,” the first single off the band’s forthcoming album. Among the local spots we spotted in the video are Fairmount Park near Lemon Hill, the Philadelphia Skyline above Boathouse Row, a street scene and a […]

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