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Date: 2/1/2011
Title: 20 Items (2-1-11) sponsored by CUPID IS STUPID

Another last second invite....I am heading up to the Catskill Mountains in NY (Hunter and Windham) tonight.  Free place to stay at Windham if you can make it - house sleeps at least 10 not including floor space - we already have a few people going.  Will ski tomorrow and Thursday.  We are thankfully getting missed in Philly but the NY mountains should get a foot (or two) and already have snow from the storm on the ground.  It is less than a four hour ride from center city.....

Last week's last second trip ended up with a group of nine at Blue Mountain for a fun day/night on the hill.

Someone asked me recently how I have time to head skiing with my other responsibilities.  My response: As a business owner, you can choose which 80 hours per week you work.  So....if you are thinking of selling/buying a home in the Greater Philly area, I hope you will talk to me as I promise you I put in plenty of hours and you will be in good hands....

And lastly, I have not firmed up my Super Bowl plans but I think I will be attending the Green Legion Super Bowl Party (#20).  For $40, six hours of top shelf alcohol, beer, and food plus the free block pool with prizes that have real value included.  Maybe see you there.... - Mark

SPONSOR: Cupid is Stupid

Cupid is Stupid is back! Philly2Night is pleased to announce their annual Cupid is Stupid event, hosted by Field House. The $10 cover charge provides guests with a two-hour select open bar from 8-10 pm and drink specials until midnight. There will be many ways to mix and mingle throughout the night with an expected 500 guests. Flirt with someone from across the bar by sending a text, and watch as the large screens display throughout the night. The first 100 guests to purchase tickets will receive a $10 gift certificate to Mission Grill!!

If you're taken, you can still come out for Beats and Bands! DJs Nick Z, DJ Mollo and DJ XS will be spinning! Rock out with our awesome band, Second Majesty! We've got it all. Flirting. Dancing. Tarot Card Readings. Contests and Prizes! Don't miss out on this awesome event!

This year’s Cupid is Stupid event is being sponsored by Brugal Rum, SpeedDate Philadelphia, The Velvet Lily, Andre Richard Salon, and Clairvoyant Monica. 
For more details or to get on the guest list, visit www.philly2night.com or contact Lauren Reilly at 215-495-1664 or lreilly@cities2night.com


Click Here for MORE INFO on this event.

Phillip's Seafood - Sheraton City Center Hotel in Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, February 08, 2011 @ 6:00 PM

Been looking at PhillyTrips.com but have questions or want to talk to others that have been on our trips? Like to Travel but may not have anyone to travel with? Have a group of people that you want to travel with other people? Want to meet lots of people on trips (day trip to week-long vacations)? Want to meet some of the people you will traveling with to Lake Tahoe & Big Sky, as well as other trips this year? Want a place to meet up with people you have traveled with before on our trips? This is a great place to do it!

Cost: $Free!   tickets / details

RSVP: http://www.phillytrips.com/rsvp/14/


We are a full service investment, accounting and insurance firm located in Plymouth Meeting, PA that is looking for an accountant or  CPA. We have been established since 1998 and are continuing to grow.  Work would consist of 90% 1040's, some Corporate returns and Partnerships. No compilations, audit, or peer review work is performed. There is support staff who know our clients well. Many clients are joint investment clients. We are looking for a full time position to be filled. However, we can also use a CPA that wants to be home, but could use part time work; a recent parent looking to get back in the workforce; or a person looking to leave audit or corporate tax, etc. What we offer:

 - Medical and health insurance after 30 days

 - $1 for $1 401(k) match up to 4% after one year

 - Salary + Bonus + Profit Sharing

- Ownership possibility

- Paid vacation

- A vibrant, fun atmosphere

- Many other perks

Please reply with your qualifications to drewtomasko@gmail.com.

Do you love animals? Do you enjoy traveling? We are looking for articulate, energetic, trustworthy people who want to make at least $500-$2,000 a week (literally!) , plus a signing bonus of up to $1000 if you can learn a 15 minute sales script. This is NOT just a commission based job. 

Job Description: 
You will be traveling with our teams to events all around the Northeast each week and educating people. Basically, your main job would be showing small animals to customers and answering all their questions. All expenses are paid during travel and we use company vans etc. 

Most events are Fri-Mon. Our Teams usually leave on Thursday afternoons of each week (depending on the driving distance) - and then return late on Monday evening. This is definitely full time. 

While at an event, all Team Members work together helping each other setup and tear down the display... stock merchandise... and also care for the animals. It's a TRUE "team" effort that is both demanding - and fun. We provide excellent, thorough training on everything. All you need to do is be committed to learning FAST - and helping out the Team wherever you're needed. 

Job requirements: 
-You must be able to be on the road (usually Thursday-Monday). 
-You must be a motivated fast learner. 
-You must be an honest person of good character. 
-You must like animals. 

We’re looking for 2 candidates who can start training ASAP. If you’re even remotely interested, or would like to know more about the job, please email me with a brief description of yourself, why you think you'd be good at this job, and contact info. Don’t just send me your resume, I don't need a resume! If you send me your resume and nothing else I won't read it because it proves to me that you didn't read this posting fully. It would be very helpful if you type your email address in the body of the email (you'll get extra points for following instructions if you do). If you do as I've asked of you in this posting I will reply to your email with a detailed description of the job etc.

 4)  Epicurean Walking Tour

9th STREET ITALIAN MARKET - Friday, February 18, 2011

10:30am -12:30 pm; (Tour departs corner of 9th & South Streets, next to the Starbucks)

Food/beer/travel writers and tourism officials: Come get a “taste” of what we offer

Philly on Tap: Enjoy a taste of Philadelphia's finest local beers in the City's most unique, friendly, and eclectic watering holes. Experience a diverse and exciting group of bars while learning about and tasting the best of Philadelphia's craft beers, regional breweries, and micro brews. A beer at each stop is included in your happy hour adventure, as well as a snack or two along the way.

9th Street Italian Market: Wander through the famous 9th Street Italian Market, meet local store owners and workers, discover the history of the markets, see the street made famous by Rocky, get your fill with tasty food samples, be spoiled for choice by ethnic food stores, get in touch with your inner food critic while chomping down on a Philly Cheese Steak.

Please RSVP at least two days before each tour.  Tara Nurin (856) 964-0216, tara@philadelphiaurbanadventures.com  (Alternate tour dates can be arranged.)

About Philadelphia Urban Adventures: The Philadelphia team is a knowledgeable and energetic group, dedicated to making sure that our urban travelers get the most out of their Philly experience. After having provided a driving tour service in and around the Philadelphia area, the owner, Andy Maunder, was drawn to the Urban Adventures philosophy of sustainable tourism, support of local businesses and the desire to provide travelers with a unique and authentic experience.   All of our Philadelphia tours seek to give the traveler a fresh insight into the city, its residents and its attractions, and we have achieved this by developing a tour-guide team who live and breathe the city and share a passion for its history, public art, food and entertainment. For more information, visit www.philadelphiaurbanadventures.com.

Registration for our 2011 Winter Soccer Season and Spring Season are now open for registration.  We have a bunch of different options for you to choose from so sign up soon!  Also, check out our new website at www.playphillysports.com

Sun. Men's 7v7 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/13

Mon. Coed 8v8 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/7 (Sold Out)

Tues. Coed 8v8 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/8 (Sold Out)

Wed. Coed 5v5 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/9

Wed. Men's 5v5 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/9

Thurs. Coed 7v7 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/10 (Sold Out)

Sat. Coed 8v8 Indoor Soccer @ Starfinder Starts 2/20

Sat. Coed 8v8 Outoor Soccer @ Fairmount Park Starts 3/12 (Rec and Int)

Tues. Coed 8v8 Outdoor Soccer @ Lee Cultural Center Starts 4/5  (Rec and Int)


Help SHARE pack food food boxes on Wednesday, February 2 - spread the word! Hungry Philadelphians need you - individuals and groups welcome!

Two shifts:

9:00am-noon: 20 volunteers needed

1:00-4:00pm: 20 volunteers needed

Address: 2901 West Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia , PA 19129

Contact Christine Waite at christine@gpcares.org or 908-763-0333 to sign up.

Girls Inc also needs your help!  They are moving to a new location and need 10 volunteers to help pack up the office from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday February 5th at 1315 Walnut Street, 14th floor,  Philadelphia PA 19107.   Please contact Christine Waite at 908-763-0333 or christine@gpcares.org to sign up.

7) 50 Awesome Quotes on Vision 

"If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney
 "Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, and magic and power in it. Begin it now." - Goethe

"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." - Michelangelo

"It's not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?" - Henry David Thoreau

8) Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots - Center City Philly Group (PTPP- CC) Meeting

PTPP - CC invites all concerned citizens to this grassroots meeting.  We are a non-partisan movement of everyday citizens who want to do our part for a better city, state, and federal government and meet people of like mind.  We want to keep you informed and hear what you have to say as well.

Our guest speakers:

Diana Reimer, National Coordinator and PA State Coordinator for Tea Party Patriots also co-Founder of PTPP - CC

David Oh, candidate for Philadelphia City Council

A Happy Hour follows the meeting. 

For more information, please contact Neil Feinstein at uri00001@aol.com.

Monday, February 7, 2011, 7:00 PM to 9:00PM

Public House Philly, 2 Logan Square (18th Street between Arch and Cherry Streets), Philadelphia, PA 19103


hewy and gooey bite size brownies in both milk and dark chocolate with all your favorite mixins: candies, chips, cheesecake and more…now taking Valentine’s Day and Easter orders…www.simonsaysbrownies.com.  Contact me at brownies@simonsaysbrownies.com or 215-235-8384…Stacy


Registration for our 2011 Spring Football Season is now open for registration!  We will have our leagues in Fairmount Park this Spring in addition to some weeknight leagues as well!  Here is what we currently have to offer!  Also, check out our new website for more details on any of our leagues!  Saturday - Coed Recreational Touch Football Starts 3/12

What:  8v8 (5 Men, 3 Women) Coed Recreational Touch Football 

Cost:  $450/Team $55/Individual

Game Times: 9:00am-4:00pm

Day:  All games on Saturdays.   Ref Fees:  $20 Per Game

Saturday - Coed Recreational With Blitz Touch Football Starts 3/12

What:  8v8 (5 Men, 3 Women) Coed Recreational Touch Football With Blitz 

Game Times: 9:00am-4:00p

Day:  All games on Saturdays

Ref Fees:  $20 Per Game

Saturday - Coed Intermediate Touch Football Starts 3/12

What:  8v8 (5 Men, 3 Women) Coed Intermediate Touch Football

Where:  Fairmount Park

What:  8v8 (5 Men, 3 Women) Coed Competitive Touch Football 

Wednesday Coed Indoor 5v5 @ Suburban Sports Starts 3/30

What:  7v7 Men's Flag Football

 Monday Coed Touch Football @ Athletic Rec Center Starts 4/4

What:  8v8 (5 Men, 3 Women) Coed Touch Football  

Tuesday Coed Touch Football @ Roberto Clemente Starts 4/5

10) Black History Month

Now - February 28
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street


Thanks to our friends over at UpcomingEvents.com, we have been passed an incredible rate of $6 per day over at Central Park at the airport.  Actually, this is good ALL YEAR LONG!!  Just download this, http://www.phillytrips.com/CentralAirPark2011.pdf!  If you are looking for things to do during the off season between trips, check out http://www.UpcomingEvents.com for their entire schedule!

Per hour therapists needed to provide psychological interventions at Penn or Jefferson in Philadelphia, PA, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey, or the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
Therapists will either provide 8 sessions of supportive counseling or a manualized cognitive behavioral therapy to women newly diagnosed with gynecologic cancer.
Prior therapy experience and a master’s degree in counseling or clinical psychology or social work are required.  Therapists providing cognitive behavioral therapy must have taken a graduate level course in CBT. Previous experience with the medically ill would be preferable.
Therapists are paid by the hour, and close proximity to Center City-Philadelphia, New Brunswick New Jersey, or midtown Manhattan will be necessary during the day. Per diem therapy rates are competitive.
If you are interested, please contact at mannesl@umdnj.edu or Sharon.manne@fccc.edu.

13) 76ers Games
The Philadelphia 76ers are offering a discount just for you, Discounted tickets are available for:

Wednesday, February 9th vs. Orlando Magic

Friday, February 11th vs. San Antonio Spurs

Wednesday, February 23rd vs. Washington Wizards

To get the discount, www.nba.com/sixers/promocode and enter the Promo Code "HOOPSCAMPUSP581" to purchase online. All orders are subject to availability and are non-refundable.

14) Main Line Beer, Wine & Food Festival
Desmond Hotel, 1 Liberty Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

Tired of the snow?  Need to get out of the house?

Join Rolling Barrel & The Desmond for a casual afternoon sampling regional beers and food - along with an amazing selection of domestic wines.

Main Line Beer, Wine & Food Festival

2/5/2011 -- 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

$35.00 per person (in advance)

$40.00 per person (at the door)



Event Highlights

* Over 10 local craft breweries each featuring at least two of their signature brews
* A wine conservatory room showcasing 14 different domestic brands

* Local food artisans - bakers, chocolatiers, cheese farms, etc. sampling their goods

* Four "savor session" that will highlight local beer, wine and food pairings

* Live music! 

Need more info about this event? Don't hesitate to call us at 610-292-0880 or email at info@rollingbarrel.com.

15)  YOUCIE Happy Hour @ Biba Wine Bar

 $6 glasses of wine from Bordeaux (3 choices), complimentary passed appetizers, + 1 free crostini order per YOUCIE member. Space is very limited.



Click here to RSVP.Wednesday, February 2, 5-7pm
3131 Walnut Street




Black Tie Bowling
Saturday, February 5 at 8:00pm
Location: Wynnewood Lanes

18)  Savor - A Celebration of Food!

The Crystal Tea Room, 1201 Market St Philadelphia, PA 19107

Start: Thursday, February 3, 2011 6:00 PM -9:00 PM

Event Features: Beer Tasting, Liquor Tasting, Live Entertainment, Open Bar, Special Event, Supports Charity, Wine Tasting

The 3rd Annual Can't Miss Food Event of the Year!!! Sample Fabulous Fare from Some of the Region's Premier Restaurants & Caterers while Sipping Luscious Libations and Listening to Live Music $20 for Advance Sales /$30 At the Door Includes Open Bar Sponsors include: The Crystal Tea Room, Select Event Rentals, Victory Beers, Barefoot Wines and Philadelphia Distilling - Bluecoat Gin & PENN 1681 Rye Vodka. Benefits Philabundance!

Want more info? View Website » 





Hang Out to Help Out:ÂÂÂ Grassroots Gathering for the River

Help improve our trails and parks byÂÂÂ joining the Schuylkill Project volunteers for drinks and bluegrass Sat., Feb. 5, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Bourbon BlueÂÂÂ in Manayunk. Enjoy free appetizers, drink specials, your first drink free, door prizes, and a silent auction.ÂÂÂ  Your donation of $20 will help greening groups supported by the Schuylkill Project.ÂÂÂ These volunteer groups improve communities by planting trees, designing gardens, developing recreational opportunities, maintaining green spaces, and creating new ones along the Schuylkill River. For more information, visit online: http://www.destinationschuylkillriver.org/



The BEST Super Bowl Party in town with the most prizes (generous too)!

$40 gets you a LOADED OPEN BAR from 5-11 PM that includes all domestic bottles and drafts to include Miller LITE! It will also include all well drinks and premium blends like Jack Daniels, Stoli, Captain Morgan, Three Olives, and a few to be named later! It will also include a buffet of wings, pulled pork sandwiches, jambalaya, baked pasta, chef salad, and ...even a NACHO BAR!!

EVERYONE that signs up for this will be placed in The Green Legion Block Pool for FREE where we will give away a ton of great prizes with every score change and our 1st Quarter, Halftime, and 3rd Quarter prizes will be premium merchandise! Whoever owns the block when the game is over will win their choice of three great prizes:

***2 lower level tickets to ANY Eagles home game next year along with free admission for 2 into The Green Legion Tailgate Party at McFadden's Ballpark!
***4 spots on the Phils Fever trip to Washington DC on April 14th to include transportation, Miller LITE on the way down, a complete tailgate party, and your game ticket in right field!
***1 completely paid for spot on ANY GREEN LEGION TRIP we run in 2011 (if for some reason there is no season in 2011, that spot can be redeemed in 2012)!!

After the game, the world famous musical stylings of Tim Williams and crew are sure to help you keep your buzz and rock out till 2 am!!

Why would you go anywhere else!!?? If you would like to sign up for this party, just CLICK HERE!! We may also have a special guest bartender. More info coming soon..............



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