Sinead Cummings

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Sinead is the Events Producer and Social Coordinator for PhillyVoice.com. A graduate of Temple University, she has always had a passion for finding unique and local events. While she is originally from Roxborough, she can be found in any corner of the city exploring and often carrying a book. Follow her on twitter @sineadpatrice.

sinead@phillyvoice.com

November 24, 2020

Holiday

Drive-in theater at the Navy Yard to stay open through end of 2020

PFS Drive-In at the Navy Yard will remain open through the end of 2020. Both holiday classics and new releases will be screened this December. Watch "Elf," "Love Actually," "A Christmas Story" and other seasonal favorites from your car. Here are details on what's playing and how to get tickets.

November 24, 2020

Holiday

Give a gift from a Philadelphia small business this holiday season

Small Business Saturday is coming up on Nov. 28, encouraging people to spend their cash at local stores. Shopping local can really help small businesses, especially this year due to the pandemic. In our roundup, we've listed products from five Philly businesses that can be purchased online and would make great holiday gifts. Shop Franklin & Whitman, Elevated Angles, Harriett's Bookshop, the Little Apple Store and Moon + Arrow Boutique.

November 24, 2020

Food & Drink

DIY kits from Art in the Age include everything you need to make cocktails at home

Old City's Art in the Age is now selling all-inclusive cocktail kits that are available for curbside pickup There are three cocktail gift packages to choose from. They're priced at $120 each and can be purchased online.

November 23, 2020

Holiday

Manayunk restaurant becomes Señor Grinch's for the holiday season

Manayunk Mexican restaurant Taqueria Amor – formerly Taqueria Feliz – is embracing the holidays by transforming into Senor Grinch's. The exterior for the building is covered with thousands of lights and there are Grinch-themed cocktails.

November 23, 2020

Holiday

Old City getting in holiday spirit with decorated window displays, shopping deals

Historic Holidays returns to Old City, bringing attention to the businesses and attractions in the neighborhood. This year, all events will comply with COVID-19 safety and health guidelines. There will be no public tree lighting ceremony. Instead, it will be broadcast on Facebook Live. There will be a window display contest and shops will offer deals on Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

November 20, 2020

Holiday

Peddler's Village in Bucks County continues tradition of dazzling holiday lights

There's no Grand Illumination Celebration at Peddler's Village for 2020, but the Bucks County shopping destination will still feature a million lights on display. Santa will make surprise appearances on select dates: Nov. 21-22, Nov. 28-29 and Dec. 5-6.

November 19, 2020

Jobs

Glassdoor lists event coordinator, chef among jobs at highest risk in 2021

Glassdoor released a new report Thursday on job predictions for 2021, naming the 20 jobs that are most at risk next year because of how the coronavirus pandemic has shifted consumer behavior and workplace habits. Jobs for personal services are down, as well as education jobs and sales jobs. The two jobs Glassdoor names as most at risk in 2021 are audiologist and event coordinator.

November 19, 2020

Holiday

Tree lighting ceremony, Deck the Hall light show at City Hall reimagined for 2020

The Philly Holiday Experience presented by Independence Blue Cross will feature new ways to celebrate the holidays while staying safe during the coronavirus pandemic. A virtual tree lighting ceremony will be broadcast on 6ABC from City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The Deck the Hall Holiday Lights at Dilworth Park will return Monday, Nov. 23, for its fourth season. The light show will start every evening at 5 p.m. Boathouse Row also will light up with holiday colors for Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa.

November 18, 2020

Food & Drink

Zahav is offering private yurts for winter dining

The Yurt Village at Zahav is a winter-weather dining experience exclusively for American Express Card Members. The private, heated tents will be available for four guests of the same household. Lamb is included in the five-course tasting menu, which is $90 per person. Reservations can be made online through Resy.

November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving

Zoom announces no 40-minute limit on video calls this Thanksgiving

Zoom recently announced it will lift its 40-minute limit on free video meetings this Thanksgiving so "your family gatherings don't get cut short." Thanksgiving dinner with anyone outside your immediate household isn't recommended by experts due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, so it's likely you'll need to plan a video chat with your family and friends this holiday if you want to celebrate together.

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