Archive for the ‘Out and About’ Category

Tyler Herro Launches Boy Wonder World During Miami Race Week

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On May - 18 - 2023

Jimmy Butler

On May 4th,  THE OFFICE art gallery debuted SOLARIS, a new exhibition of paintings curated by local artist Johnny Robles, and the launch of Tyler Herro’s new lifestyle clothing brand, Boy Wonder World, captured through a creative capsule collection. This debut was sponsored by Miami billionaire, Patrick Carroll.

Celebrities in attendance included:

Tyler Herro, Jimmy Butler (Miami Heat NBA), Johnny Robles (featured artist), Tim Hardaway Jr. ( Dallas Mavericks NBA), Reilly Opelka (Pro Tennis Player).

Rocco Shore and Tyler Herro

Taste of the SLS- a Culinary Celebration

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On November - 19 - 2021

On November 11th, SLS South Beach, hosted Taste of SLS South Beach, an evening of unique culinary experiences. The star-studded culinary celebration brought together award-winning chefs from across the world affording guests a taste of the very best of SLS properties in one glamorous location and an exclusive performance by award-winning producer Mark Ronson.

Encompassing culinary and mixology experiences staged throughout the resort, an exclusive performance by Mark Ronson topped the event along with culinary collaborators: Dario Cecchini (Carna), Sara Aqel (Fi’lia), Katsuya Uechi (Katsuya). The event paired gourmet food and beverage offerings with exciting entertainment at one of Miami Beach’s hottest properties along with access to its entire beachfront amenities and afterparty at Hyde Beach Club.

Presented in collaboration with Chase Sapphire®, Red Bull, Danone, Lavazza, and ALL – Accor Live Limitless, guests enjoyed hand-crafted cocktails and energetic refreshments from Red Bull & Lavazza as they appreciated never-ending culinary creations by SLS’s participating restaurants and mixology concepts.


Fans Were Able to Enjoy an Evening of Go-Karting, Roller Skating, Ropes Course, Laser Tag and more!


Fort Lauderdale, FLA. (January 23, 2020)- On Sunday, January 12, Xtreme Action Park hosted a James “Murr” Murray Meet & Mingle and evening of fun for fans to meet, mingle and enjoy go-karting, roller skating, the ropes course, laser tag and arcade games. This family friendly event was open to the public, while ticketed guests had the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session with “Murr” in the VIP Sky Box Lounge and take one-on- one photos. Ticketed guests also received a one hour arcade video game card for an hour of arcade play time with “Murr”. Every guest was able to socialize with “Murr” while he participated in Xtreme Action Park activities throughout the evening.


During the Meet & Mingle, “Murr” answered guest’s questions and discussed his favorite attractions at Xtreme Action Park, which is Go Karting and playing Skee Ball.  He also talked about his upcoming tour and new Impractical Jokers movie with the famed Tenderloins, coming out in February 2020. He also talked about his favorite moments during filming Impractical Jokers and his renowned ferret tattoo.


James S. Murray is a writer, executive producer, and actor, best known as “Murr” on the hit television show Impractical Jokers on truTV. He is also one of the stars of the TV show The Misery Index on TBS along with his comedy troupe, The Tenderloins. He’s also the author of the AWAKENED trilogy of novels.


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Philly Socialholic: Hunter for Target Arrives in Philly this Saturday!

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On April - 12 - 2018

Hunter for Target Coming this Saturday!

This spring, Target is partnering with Hunter – a British heritage brand – on a limited-edition lifestyle collection that brings the entire family together to enjoy the great outdoors. Hunter for Target includes home and outdoor goods, as well as boots, sandals, jackets, tops, bottoms, backpacks, duffels and small accessories for women, men, girls, boys and toddlers. A number of items in the collection are a first for Hunter, including many of the home and outdoor goods, such as hammocks, sunshades and coolers. Hunter for Target includes more than 300 items. Products range in price from $5-$80, with the majority of items under $30. The collection will be available at select Target stores (most of the stores in the Philadelphia region! Yeah!) and on Saturday, April 14 through June 14, or while supplies last.

Philly Socialholic: Garces Foundation Presents Think Local Give Local

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On April - 12 - 2018

Garces Foundation presents Think Local, Give Local, an event with tastings from the area’s most acclaimed chefs and a food-themed silent auction to benefit the lives of Philadelphia’s immigrant community.    

In a year when the rights of immigrants are more important than ever, the sixth annual Garces Foundation Benefit has gone all out with making this the best event yet. Chef Jose Garces has handpicked a group of local chefs to deliver an unforgettable epicurean experience, highlighting Philadelphia’s unique culinary talent. Throughout the evening guests will enjoy everything with a local twist – cocktails made with local spirits, regional handcraft beer, design and décor made by local artists such as Petals Lane and Event FX and more. Additionally, Entertainment will be provided by American Deluxe.

Guests will participate in a live auction featuring exciting and unique experiences, including a New Year’s Eve overnight package at LUMA Hotel Times Square. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is matching the first $5,000 raised for each live auction item.


The Chefs’ After Party will feature cocktails made exclusively with Tito’s Handmade Vodka.



Friday, April 13, 2018

VIP Preview 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

General Admission 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Chefs’ After Party 9:00 p.m. -midnight

Stage program including video and live auction will occur at 8:15.



Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia



General Admission – $150

Early Admission – $200

VIP Admission – $285 receive exclusive access to the after party on the 33rd floor and a preview tasting. 


Cocktail attire.

 Simon’s Soiree 2018

Join Simon’s Fund for their annual gala, the 2018 Simon’s Soiree on Saturday, March 17. This year’s event is headed to Citizen’s Bank Bank at the Diamond Club. Two local heart heroes will be recognized this year for their efforts and accomplishments: Dr. Robert Kleiman of ERT and Gabe Infante of St. Joe’s Prep. Funds will be raised to continue the Simon’s Fund mission, to protect hearts and to save the life of one child . . . and then another, by raising awareness about the warning signs and conditions that lead to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and death.  To purchase tickets visit:


The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival

On Tuesday, March 20th, 40+ vendors, restaurants, and bars will gather at The Crystal Tea Room for an evening of hand-crafted masterpieces of culinary expertise featuring distinguished wines, craft beers, craft cocktails and spirits selections. Guests can sample their way through over 100 different amazing dishes, craft beers, Bourbon & whiskeys, liquors, and wines from across the Philadelphia area: 




The Bercy

Exciting news for Ardmore! Justin Weathers and Joe Monnich, former Stephen Starr Alums and current partners in Stove & Tap in Lansdale and Al Pastor in Exton, announce plans for the opening of The Bercy. The Bercy will be located at 7 East Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore in the former Haverford Trust building from the 1920’s that most recently housed Primavera Pizza Kitchen. A modern take on the classic French brasserie, The Bercy is named for a neighborhood in the 12th arrondissement of Paris.  The restaurant will open for dinner initially, with a projected opening in early April. Lunch, weekday breakfast, and weekend brunch will be added by in the Spring, to provide all-day dining and café options, seven days a week. For more information visit Reservations are available on Find The Bercy on Instagram @thebercy and on Facebook @TheBercy.