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Turn5 Crowns New King of the Road

Turn5, an award-winning e-commerce automotive business, presented a dramatically made over Ford F-150 to a local, teenage cancer survivor as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to Make-A-Wish. The reveal party was on Wednesday, August 30 at Turn5’s headquarters in Malvern, Pa. 18-year-old Levi King was diagnosed with cancer last year and is now in remission. This is Turn5’s fifth vehicle they have modified for Make-A-Wish recipients.

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Geek is Chic

Accomplishments in many disciplines are awarded

On Saturday, Aug. 26, at the String Theory Schools Vine Street Campus, Geekadelphia, Generocity and Technical.ly sponsored the annual Geek Awards. The event honors local creatives and winners were chosen in categories including: Comic Creator of the Year, Dev. Project of the Year, Feature Length Indie Film of the Year, Game of the Year, Geek of the Year, Impact Org. of the Year, Maker of the Year, Mission Leader of the...

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Hollywood comes to the Mann

Annual fundraiser features “La La Land”

On August 17, The Mann Music Center held its 41st annual “Party in the Park” gala. The evening started out with a VIP cocktail party, then guests sat down for dinner at the Crescendo restaurant. Afterwards, everyone headed to their seats for an exclusive showing of the Academy Award-winning movie, “La La Land.” Projected on a large high-definition screen, the music for the movie was played...

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Circus School Under a New Big Top

Big plans are in the works for Circus School campus

Circadium and Philadelphia School of Circus Arts held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Philadelphia School of Circus Arts “circus campus” at the former home of St. Madeleine Sophie Church. Guests experienced the first public walk through of the sanctuary space and learned about the plans for this coming fall.  The grand opening festivities in the works for the first weekend in September...

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Singular Opportunities

The Daily News showcases the city’s hottest singles

The Philly Daily News recently held its annual party that celebrates exceptional singles in Philadelphia. This year, the event was at Union Trust on Chestnut Street and its theme was “Fit is the New Sexy.” The honorees engaged in a week long schedule of activities that demonstrated their commitments to health, wellness and fitness. At the party, guests dined on healthy conscious fare and specialty...

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Advancing Online Advertising

Cutting-edge company Amino Payments launches

Philly-proud start-up Amino Payments celebrated its official launch at the WeWork office at 1900 Market Street on July 26. Amino is a payments company that combines technologies from blockchain, payments, and advertising to bring transparency to online advertising while enabling fast, accurate payments. Guests enjoyed a delicious DiBruno’s buffet as well as Dock Street’s Summer in Berlin on draft while...

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Bartram’s Bounty

A feast along the Schuylkill’s west bank

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia hosted their annual Summer Garden Party at the Farm at Bartram’s Garden. Nearly 200 guests from the local culinary world, associates of Bartram’s Garden and friends gathered on July 20 to enjoy a feast prepared by chefs, who were assisted by the Farm’s youth interns. The produce served came from the Farm at Bartram’s Garden, and was prepared the day earlier...

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A Decade of Chit Chat

elebrating ten years of success for the popular media presence

Philly Chit Chat hosted a party to celebrate the blog’s 10th Anniversary at Aqimero at The Ritz on July 18. I was honored to greet the nearly 300 guests who came out to celebrate my blog’s dedicated coverage of Philadelphia. We dined on delicious fare from the Latin-American eatery; danced to music by DJ Eddie Tully; sipped on cocktails from Southern Wine & Spirits; posed for illustrations...

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Welcome America

Philadelphia’s annual celebration was better than ever

On July 4th weekend, the 6-day Wawa Welcome America festival culminated with a grand finale on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Queen of Hip Hop, Mary J. Blige performed along with the Philly POPS BIG Band. The city also honored Philly’s own Boyz II Men with a citation, and then the guys entertained the crowd. The night ended with fireworks over the Parkway. 

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Mowtownphilly’s Back Again

Record-breaking, chart-topping performers take Broad Street.

The members of R&B’s legendary Boyz II Men were honored Saturday, June 24, at their alma mater, Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts, on Broad Street in South Philly. The city named the section of “The Avenue of the Arts,” from Christian to Carpenter, to Boyz II Men Boulevard. Boyz II Men consisted of four guys from Philadelphia: Michael McCary, Nathan...

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Get Down, Way Down

This new therapy hotspot is cold

Cryo Myst Therapy Lounge celebrated their grand opening of Philadelphia’s only cryo lounge with a “Frozen Bubbles” themed party on June 22, 2017. The facility is located at 1528 Walnut St., right in the heart of Rittenhouse Square. The cryo chambers get down to temperatures of -185º and gloves are needed to prevent frostbite. Guests enjoyed light bites by Du Jour Catering, music by DJ Aiden Scott and all the...

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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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