Who Was There: Philadelphia July 4th Press Conference
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
2d ago
On Tuesday May 14, Wawa Welcome America president and CEO Michael DelBene shared the news of all the fun, free events which will be happening during the annual July 4th celebrations in Philadelphia at the perfect spot, City Hall courtyard. The center of everything in Philly. The who’s who of Philadelphia hospitality industry were on hand to hear the news, many of who were hosting events during the 16 day event. This year there were more collaborations happening than in any other year I recall, including several sponsors supporting the efforts. Bravo!! Thank you!! Steve Fera is executive vice ..read more
Visit website
Sky-High Rooftop Garden Spring Soirée
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1w ago
There is no surer sign of spring in Philly than the annual garden parties that pop up around town; The latest took place last night at AKA University City. Nearly 100 seasonally inspired fashionable, scene staples, tastemakers enjoyed the view, cocktails and lite bites on level 28, 400 feet above the city sidewalk. DJ Joshua Lang kept the vibes going at the Soirée. SAVE THE DATE: Catch Cosmic Rhythms w/ BWC Sounds Monday, May 27, 2024 2:00 PM 8:00 PM Bok Bar 800 Mifflin Street Philadelphia Danielle Ellis, 6ABC and Yukare Nakayama, NBC10 Christina Gentile-Paytas, Caroline Maher, Kristine Greck ..read more
Visit website
PennFuture’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
3w ago
The 25th Anniversary Celebration of PennFuture took place Thursday, April 11, 2024, at the National Constitution Center  During the 25th Anniversary Celebration, they honored the progress made to make Pennsylvania a leading force in combating climate change nationally and the role PennFuture played in defending communities against pollution and environmentally harmful policies. Joseph Otis Minott, Lifetime Achievement Award and Patrick MacDonnell, President and CEO Founded in 1998, PennFuture aims to tackle critical environmental issues through legal, policy, education, and com ..read more
Visit website
Spotted: Peyton Manning, Jason Kelce, Bok Bar
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1M ago
Happy Tuesday, spring is in the air, even if it doesn’t feel like it. I see the big tent is in place for the 62nd Edition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – The Philadelphia Show this week. Also this is the last weekend for Darnel’s Cafe’s pop up at Bok Bar. Joe Lope and Kyle Cuffie-Scott co-owners of Darnel’s Cafe at Bok Bar Friday night when I stopped by to pick up a delicious BLT sandwich. Peyton Manning was spotted shopping on Walnut Street Saturday, while in town for his daughter Madison‘s volleyball tournament at the convention center. It was there he ran into Mar ..read more
Visit website
About Last Night: The Fabulous Franklin Institute Gala, Stylish Scientists and Supporters
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1M ago
Jim Dever, Bank of America and Dr. Lynn Dever were co-chairs of the event, which attended by a record number of guests, and raised over a million dollars. Last night, the Franklin Institute celebrated its 200th year, The Franklin Institute Awards pays tribute to our namesake and America’s first citizen scientist, Benjamin Franklin, by honoring the greatest minds in science, engineering, and industry, through their boundless creativity and passion for discovery. 2024 Franklin Institute Awards Laureates David A. Weitz, Ph.D., Harvard University Lisa Su, Ph.D., AMD Gabriela S. Schlau-Cohen, Ph.D ..read more
Visit website
Inaugural: UArts Music on the Square, More Dates
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1M ago
UArts President Kerry Walk, PhD, introduces James Brandon Lewis at the Inaugural Music on the Square UArts kicked off their new music series UArts Music on The Square earlier this month at the Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts on Rittenhouse Square with a concert by James Brandon Lewis & Neil Podgurski Molecular Systematic Music Duets After the concert there was a reception with cocktails and charcuterie David Kelly, Vicky Hall. Tom Cardosi and Andrew Kleeman, Parents & Family Council UArts Andrew Pack, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Harriet a ..read more
Visit website
Opera Philadelphia Fetes David B. Devan
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1M ago
Opera Philadelphia President David B. Devan was honored during a special event at the 23rd Street Armory March 9, 2024, the longtime leader of Opera Philadelphia will step down in June 2024,  at the end of the season. David B. Devan and husband Rev David A. Dubbeldam Eddie and Rachel Eitches David Levy and Frank Luzi, Founder & President at Luzi Media, who’s client is Opera Philadelphia, where he was the VP of Marketing for nearly 12 years 375 guests attended, raising over $700,000 for Opera Philadelphia’s New Works Susan Long, Andy Szabo, Ivy and Gary Kaplan (the 2 NY Giants fans w ..read more
Visit website
Opening Night Reception: Wilma Theater
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1M ago
Opening Night Reception: The Good Person of Setzuan at the Wilma Theater; On stage through April 21. On April 5, Wilma Theater celebrated the opening of The Good Person of Setzuan with a reception for subscribers, supporters and friends. Something they do for every opening, which is so nice. The guests mingle with each other as well as with creative leaders of the Wilma and the play they are about to see. Wilma Theater Managing Director Leigh Goldenberg, Justin Jain, Director and Yury Urnov, co-artisitc director The Good Person of Setzuan Eva and Michael Leeds, Carl Sheingold and Janice Madde ..read more
Visit website
A Valentine’s Dinner Party: Love, the Barnes on 2/14/24
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
1M ago
On Wednesday, February 14 , The Barnes hosted a fabulous, romantic Valentine’s Dinner Party among world class art and architecture. Guests enjoyed a deliciously curated menu, as we mingled with our Valentines, galentines and palentines. Rachel and Michael Blanchfeld The evening kicked off with a special cocktail hour where guests mixed and mingled while enjoying drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Lou Fatuato and Julia Dolinger Autumn and Anthony Smiley, with Walt and Naomi Livingston Yuliza Brel-Fousmier and Andrew Faurnier Fidan A Lizata and Emre Kara For dinner there was an aphrodisiac-rich, Medit ..read more
Visit website
Philly Current’s 12th Annual #PCpicks2024
Philly Chit Chat
by HughE Dillon
2M ago
Philly Current Magazine celebrated another fabulous year celebrating fabulous folks making a difference in Philadelphia, with their 12th Annual Philly Current Picks issue. Philly Current is the brainchild of Eddie Keels, publisher and owner, here with his biggest supporter wife Elise. “Did I think starting a print – let me repeat that, print – magazine in 2012 was a great idea? No. But I got over my fears about how embarrassing failure could be, and I was confident I’d make it work,” he told Main Line Media News in 2018. And he has. The PC Picks Issue is a highlight of all things great in Ph ..read more
Visit website

Follow Philly Chit Chat on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR