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HughE Dillon: Butterfly Ball Preview Party

On June 14th, Liz and Stephen Raynes hosted the preview party for the Butterfly Ball at their beautiful home in Bryn Mawr. The big fund-raising […]

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HughE Dillon: Marc Vetri’s Great Chefs Event

Last night’s Great Chefs annual eating party, thrown by superchef Marc Vetri (second from right), was held at Urban Outfitters in the Navy Yard, with […]

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HughE Dillon: Philly’s Local TV Celebs Are Everywhere!

On Saturday morning, Badges for Heroes took place in Fairmount Park near the Please Touch Museum. The event was started four years ago by John […]

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Lower Merion Students Embrace Haiti

Eighteen students from Lower Merion High School, including myself, recently returned from our “trek” to a village in Haiti to build a school, and the […]

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HughE Dillon: Philadelphia Award 2012

Joseph Neubauer, former chief executive of food services giant Aramark, and Aileen Roberts, who is actively involved in the community and Philadelphia philanthropy, received the […]

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HughE Dillon: A Night of Broadway Stars

On Monday night, the Covenant House presented “A Night of Broadway Stars” at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater. Covenant House provides crucial services to homeless […]

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HughE Dillon: CSCP’s Evening in the Yard

The Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia celebrated 19 years of free cancer support with its annual Evening in the Yard at Urban Outfitters’ headquarters at […]

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Lower Merion High-School Students Trek to Haiti

Trek (n) – a difficult journey involving fundraising and building a school, typically made by high-school students. Trekkie (n) – [see TREK] a high-school student […]

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Buzz Bissinger to Speak at Spells Writing Lab Fund-Raiser

Buzz Bissinger, journalist and author of Friday Night Lights and the soon-to-be-released Father’s Day (a book about his son, Zach, whom he wrote about for […]

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HughE Dillon One-Shot: The Phillies Go Bowling

Scott Palmer interviews Phils catcher Carlos Ruiz, who hosted last night’s Get in the Game Bowling & Billiards Tournament at North Bowl. Many Phillies turned […]

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HughE Dillon: Fairmount Park Conservancy Celebration

Thursday night, the Fairmount Park Conservancy held its 2012 Centennial Celebration, bringing guests together at the Horticulture Center. The event featured a cocktail reception, silent […]

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HughE Dillon One-Shot: Prince Edward Plants a Tree in Philly

His Royal Highness Prince Edward, youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II, is visiting Philadelphia today and tomorrow to honor Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee year and […]

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Congressman Bob Brady Is Hungry, Misses Pizza

Yesterday, I spoke with Bob Brady in the middle of a busy Primary Day. Actually, he said it was “slow as hell.” The larger-than-life eight-term […]

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HughE Dillon: Please Touch Museum’s Storybook Ball

Saturday night at the Please Touch Museum, everyone got to live out their childhood fantasies, and guests turned into pirates, princesses, fairies and even pigs […]

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HughE Dillon One-Shot: Marian Tasco Wins Dance Event

Last night was the fourth annual Dancing With the Philadelphia Stars. The event was held at the glamorous Crystal Tea Room, and benefited the Sickle […]