What is the Philly Phlash bus? So you want to see all the Philadelphia sites but don’t want to park and re-park or Uber/Lyft everywhere? The Philadelphia Phlash bus, which opens again for the season March 28, is the answer. As locals know (and visitors will quickly figure out), Philadelphia is a fairly large city, geographically. If you want to see (or show guests) lots of different attractions (like the Italian Market, City Hall, the […]
Jen LeBow’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake Preheat to 350° Cream: 3/4 cup butter 1 2/3 sugar 4 eggs Add and combine: 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 t baking powder 1 1/2 t baking soda 2 t vanilla Add: 1 2/3 cups sour cream Pour 1/3 batter into tube pan, coat with layer of cinnamon and sugar. Repeat twice. Bake for about 50 minutes.
Ok, it will take a while (probably about 3-4 years), but it looks like there WILL be a way to get from Philadelphia to King of Prussia by train. Local Philadelphia area residents have clamored for a rail extension to King of Prussia for years. In 2012, SEPTA began a feasibility study. Since then, there have been some setbacks, but now it looks like the plan is full steam ahead (please note the clever train […]
Why consider landscaping? So we’ve all heard that money doesn’t grow on trees, right? Well, technically, I guess, it doesn’t, but…have you ever considered how much more valuable good landscaping makes your property? Full disclosure: I love to garden. So, yes, I find gardening fulfulling in its own right. Plants can be expensive though, as can maintaining and caring for them. Furthermore, if you do not enjoy or have time to landscape your own property […]
Make your own candles at a shop in Philadelphia There’s a new place in Philadelphia for a perfect evening out, where you can make your own candle while enjoying wine and comaraderie. Wax + Wine pairs the creative outlet of candle making with an ambiance of a wine bar. This B.Y.O.B. is the first of its kind that I’ve heard of. It’s located at 10th and Pine in center city. (By the way, I have […]