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POSTED: Friday, May 31, 2013, 9:40 AM

The 117th annual Devon Horse Show & Country Fair hosted their highly anticipated Ladies Day Tea and Hat Contest yesterday.

Hundreds of fashion forward ladies turned out for the competition. It was judged by Carson Kressley, Bill Henley from NBC10, Alicia Vitarelli from 6ABC, Patrick Champalou from Cartier, Brenda Waites Bolling, Sheila Connelly and Beth Beverly.

The winners were:

Best of Devon: Robin Sweet
Most Fascinating: Jasen Rhinehart
Best Hat to Toe: Amy Holzapfel
Best in Show: Tiffany Arey

POSTED: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 11:59 AM

In the latest webisode of Out & About, Maria Papadakis visits one of philly.com's 'New Voices', Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett in the beautiful Georgian-style Governor's Residence in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Philly.com got an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the mansion and sat down with the Governor and First Lady to discuss the beginnings of their family and what it's like to be Pennsylvania's most famous couple. 

Stay tuned for part two of our feature on the Governor, where he shares some of the triumphs and challenges associated with being Governor of Pennsylvania. 

To learn more about the Governor's Residence, visit their website.


POSTED: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 1:36 PM

This Memorial Day weekend, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at MIGHTY with The Boom Bap DJs Case Bloom and Lil Dave at Silk City Bar and Lounge, Random with DJs Sonny James and Brendan Bring'em at Emmaline and Sundae with DJ Bobbito Garcia at Morgan's Pier. 

POSTED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 3:38 PM

Last night was the grand opening celebration of Chinamoto Asian Fusion and Grill Restaurant at 777 South Broad Street.

Chinamoto, an upbeat, moderately priced Asian fusion restaurant, is the first Philly project for Kelvin Lee Sin, best known for Buddha by Kenji Fusion in Kansas City, Mo.

POSTED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12:06 PM

This weekend, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at Sideshow 3: Live Street Art Jam at Tattooed Mom, Workout! at Silk City Bar & Lounge and Phsh Tank at Kung Fu Necktie.

POSTED: Monday, May 20, 2013, 2:47 PM

The inaugural Preakness at the Piazza event, benefiting multiple sclerosis, was held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Northern Liberties' popular outdoor space.

Over 1,000 well dressed people in their derby finest packed the Piazza despite the drizzly, chilly night to raise money for the good cause. For more information on this event, please visit their webiste.

POSTED: Monday, May 20, 2013, 1:42 PM

The 8th annual Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby (KKSD), was held Saturday at Trenton and Norris Streets in Philadelphia.

The event, which started as an economic development initiative in 2007, attracted dozens of human-powered kinetic sculptures; as well as hundreds of spectators. The KKSD's mission is to "Strengthen the physical, social, and economic fabric of the community by being a catalyst for sustainable development and community building."

POSTED: Friday, May 17, 2013, 4:58 PM

Party on Pearl, a V.I.P. preview opening of Philadelphia's newest, hippest luxury apartment building, Goldtex, from Post Brothers Apartments, was full of life last night under the moonlit sky. Goldtex offers a full array of luxury amenities and boasts a LEED silver certification as a green building. 

The sexy party, as it was billed, was full of beautiful people who were treated to a delicious spread by Del Frisco's and DiBruno's. Party-goers also enjoyed an open bar that included Veuve Clicquot. Music was provided by DJ Royale. The $38 million project is slated to open in August of 2013.

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