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Philadelphia International Flower Show

The Philadelphia International Flower Show is another tradition in Philly. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the show to marvel at the intricate creations of local and international flower enthusiasts and horticulturalists. The 2012 theme was Hawai’i: Islands of Aloha. Here’s a look at this year’s beautiful events: Cooking Demos at the Flower Show…

Cooking demos at the Flower Show

At the Philadelphia International Flower Show, you will not only get to experience sights and sounds of Hawai’i, but also enjoy cooking demonstrations by Philly’s finest chefs. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of watching cooking demos by Chef Townsend Wentz of McCrossen’s Tavern and Chef Mike Stollenwerk of Fish, sponsored by Organic Gardening. They both…

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Philadelphia Flower Show 2012 Preview

On Friday, March 2, I had the opportunity to take part in a preview tour of the 2012 Philadelphia International Flower. If you haven’t decided whether you plan on going yet, then you should just buy your tickets now. All revenue from the Flower Show will go toward the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society‘s projects Plant One…

Islands of Aloha Giveaway!

Update February 18, 2012:  This giveaway is now closed for entry. And the winner is: Congratulations, Lucky #11: Winnie Ma. Please email me at culturejaunt@gmail.com with your mailing address, so I can send you the tickets as soon as possible. Thank you all for participating and don’t forget you can still enter the following giveaways…

Volcanos, orchids and a man cave…Oh My!

Doesn’t that sound like it will make for a great combination? The producers of this year’s Philadelphia International Flower Show certainly think so. One of the major features of the Flower Show will be a waterfall that turns into a volcano and back again. This feature is a part of the special effects that will…

Welcome to Hawai’i: Islands of Aloha in Philly

While we’re in the midst of a pretty mild winter, there are some cold days that make you yearn for the warm days of spring. You won’t have to wait long, because the first weekend in March brings one of the largest celebrations of spring to Philadelphia: The Philadelphia International Flower Show. Since 1829, the…

Special Events

I’m sure you may have noticed that every now and then, I’ll do special events coverage as well as share my musings on books, food and booze. Generally, these will focus on events happening in Philadelphia, since that is where I live right now. Not only do I focus on the events, but the food,…