Archive for August, 2008

Helium’s Philly’s Phunniest Person – this week!

Hey, y’all! I have a friend participating in Helium’s Philly’s Phunniest Person Contest this week. It’s been going on since August 5, but this is semi-finals are Thursday, August 15, and the final competition is on Friday, August 16. 8 p.m. every night, $10. Get your ha-ha’s on!

Attention Philly photographers

Beginning in September, Philadlephia City Paper will select a photo a week for publication in our paper in exchange for a photo credit, bragging rights, glory, etc.

to enter, add your photos to the Flickr group: Philadelphia City Paper

Girls Rock Philly Showcase – Saturday, August 9

Girls Rock Philly, a week long summer day-camp for female rockers ages 9-17, will hold their showcase at Girard College this Saturday. See the mini rockers rock out! They’ve formed bands, written songs, practiced hard, and learned jump kicks, for goodness sake! 6-8pm. There is a $5 donation requested.

Goodbye, Wanamaker’s Cafe

Today  was the last day for the cafe.  The first restaurant inside a department store was in the original Wanamaker’s Grand Depot.

I bought out all their wonderful scones (to freeze) and had their carrot cake for lunch. Wednesday, I had my last tea there, complete with tea sandwiches.  I will miss the cafe…


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