Marielle Mondon

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Marielle Mondon is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. She is based in Philadelphia, and her previous writing can be found on Thrillist.com and NextCity.org, among other news sites. Marielle has a degree in English and creative writing from George Washington University and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. She also is a dual citizen of the United States and France.

marielle@phillyvoice.com

May 22, 2018

Food

Honeygrow collaborates with Philly artist Amberella for return of restaurant's stir-fry box

If you’re a fairly consistent customer at Philadelphia-based fast-casual chain Honeygrow, you may have noticed the stir-fry and salad franchise swapped traditional stir-fry boxes for disposable to-go bowls toward the end of last year.

May 22, 2018

Social Media

Soon you’ll be able to subtly mute annoying people on Instagram

Instagram is rolling out a “mute” option in the next few weeks. The photo and video sharing app's new feature will have a similar effect as hiding someone from your Facebook News Feed or Twitter timeline. Instagram announced the mute feature, saying it would help navigate “complex social dynamics” and give users more control over what they see in the app.

May 22, 2018

Business

Elixr Coffee headed to Callowhill with 2,000-square foot roastery and café

Elixr Coffee, best known for its often crowded, carefully decorated flagship cafe hidden away on Sydenham Street, will open a new, sprawling location in Callowhill at the end of this month.

May 22, 2018

Travel

2018 Jersey Shore beach guide: Wildwood Crest

Just a stone’s throw from the bustling Wildwood boardwalk is the quieter shore of Wildwood Crest, similar to Ocean City, NJ for its family-friendly appeal and status as a dry town.

May 21, 2018

SEPTA

SEPTA will stop issuing paper transfers this summer

SEPTA announced that beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, all SEPTA passengers must have a Key Card to get that transfer discount that saves a rider from paying double the fare when his or her trip requires traveling multiple SEPTA routes . While paying with cash will still be an option on SEPTA, don’t expect to get the usual discount, as those paper transfer slips will no longer be issued by officials.

May 21, 2018

Entertainment

Here are the 8 best moments from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards kicked off Sunday night with unlikely host Kelly Clarkson, who was the first to admit she was a surprising fit for the job. Then, mostly contradicting herself, she launched into a ceremony that was both emotional and entertaining.

May 21, 2018

Health Insurance

IBX, Rothman enter five-year partnership to help patients save on health procedures

Independence Blue Cross just secured a five-year partnership with the Rothman Insitute, welcoming the largest independent physician group to join IBX's facilitated health networks model.

May 20, 2018

Travel

2018 Jersey Shore beach guide: North Wildwood

North Wildwood commingles the family-friendly intrigue of the Wildwoods while maintaining much of the area's nightlife, including the North Wildwood Entertainment District where several busy bars with live music and DJs are clustered.

May 20, 2018

Travel

2018 Jersey Shore beach guide: Wildwood

The Wildwood Boardwalk is at the center of everything in the Wildwoods. It is outfitted with carnival games, clustered amusement park rides, and dozens of shops across Morey’s Piers and the rest of the boardwalk, Wildwood is a popular destination for families looking for a mix of both summer activities and relaxed beach time.

May 17, 2018

Wawa

Survey: Wawa bathrooms rank second-best among gas stations in U.S.

GasBuddy gathered data on gas station bathrooms across the U.S. to help inform traveler's choices when faced with that most terrifying part of a road trip, and it’s Delco-based Wawa that has won accolades both locally and overall.

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