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Philadelphia To Host 2026 MLB All-Star Game

The 2026 MLB All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and a press conference will be held Tuesday at Independence Hall to officially announce it. This will be Citizens Bank Park's  first All-Star Game. The 1976 All-Star Game was played at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia…

Spring Cleaning: Where to Donate Your Stuff

It is finally starting to feel like spring and you know what that means, time to tackle that spring cleaning. While it may be easy to just throw all your unwanted items away, there are plenty of organization in Philadelphia where you can donate your belongings. Career Wardrobe 1822 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130…

Ellen Surprises Temple Student in Rome

Ellen DeGeneres surprised, Temple University student and fan, Amber Mak, who had written Ellen hundreds of letters over the past 12 years. Mak is currently studying abroad at Temple's Rome campus so Ellen sent Jeannie to Italy to personally deliver tickets to the show and $5,000. Check out the video below: On social media, Mak…

Where to XTU: Week of March 25 - March 31

Chanticleer Season Opening When: Wednesday, March 27 Where: Chanticleer, 786 Church Road, Wayne PA Chanticleer is a 35-acre botanical garden on the grounds of the old Rosengarten estate in Wayne PA, opens for the season on March 27. Buy tickets.   Philadelphia PHLASH Downtown Loops Opening Day When: Thursday, March 28 Where: Various stops The Philly PHLASH…

Philadelphia Ranks in Top 20 Best Cities Survey

Philly proud!  A survey ranking the best cities in the world has listed Philadelphia at number 16. Time Out Magazine and Tapestry Research quizzed 34,000 city-goers asking them about food, drink, culture, music, nightlife, happiness, community, sociability, attractiveness, and progress. "The City of Brotherly Love ranks sixth in the world for food and seventh for…

Tastykake Unveils Scoop Shop Line with Bassetts Ice Cream

Cookies and Creme Mini Donuts are the newest brain child behind Tastykake. The company is partnering with another beloved Philly sweet, Bassetts Ice Cream to release the Tastykake Scoop Shop which will include fan favorite ice cream flavors in various snacks. The first phase has hit shelves, and phase two is planned for late-April. But what…

Live Nation Donating $23K to Philly Schools

Before the grand reopening of The Met Philadlephia, Live Nation announced they would donate 25 cents of every ticket sold to local schools music programs. On Friday, March 15 they are donating $23,000 to the School District of Philadelphia. According to NBC10 the donation will be presented to Strawberry Mansion High School and will be…

Turnersville's Payton Taylor Featured on American Idol

Local area fans of "American Idol" will soon be able to watch South Jersey country singer Payton Taylor audition for a golden ticket, even though she received one last season. The 22 year old most recently appeared on the 2018 season of "American Idol" where she played guitar while her sister, Taryn Coccia, sang. While…