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Caroline Gould is the Philadelphia Editor for Miss A. She recently relocated to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C. She is currently the Director of Business Development for the largest women-owned interior architecture and design firm, Daroff Design. She moved to Philadelphia to take on new career challenges and explore life in a new city closer to her native New York. Caroline was very active in the Washington D.C. charity scene with her nearest and dearest cause being animal welfare. Caroline has long been a fan of askmissa.com and she looks forward to being a contributor to cover all the amazing culture and excitement her new city has to offer.

Laporsha Lawson and disabled son, Khai’Lee Sampson Escape Baltimore Riot Fire But Need Help

Laporsha Lawson, 28, with her son Khai’Lee Sampson. (Photo Credit: Baltimore Sun)

Laporsha Lawson, 28, with her son Khai’Lee Sampson. (Photo Credit: Baltimore Sun)

Earlier this month Laporsha Lawson and her severely disabled son, Khai’Lee Sampson, lost their home suddenly and violently in the Baltimore Riots when the liquor store adjacent to their house was set ablaze. Laporsha was able to rush to Khai’Lee out […]

Let Them Eat Cake Fantasy Weddings In Philadelphia To Benefit City of Hope

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City of Hope Philadelphia celebrates ten years of fondant fun with Let Them Eat Cake: Fantasy Weddings on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hilton.

Brides-to-be, dessert fanatics and fondant foodies will sample creations from 40 professional pastry chefs and student bakers from around the tri-state region. Guests will enjoy […]

The Lemon Society Speakeasy 2014 In Philadelphia To Benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand

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This Saturday evening, March 22nd, The Lemon Society of Philadelphia young professionals group will host the third annual Lemon Society Speakeasy from 8-11pm.

The Lemon Society Speakeasy will be held for the second consecutive year at The Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street, 52nd floor, Philadelphia. Attendees are encouraged to wear 1920s-inspired attire.

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ConKerr Cancer Pajama Party At Please Touch Museum In Philadelphia

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On the evening of March 21, 2014, join Eagles’ mascot Swoop, former Philadelphia Flyers players Bob Kelly and Todd Fedoruk and DJ Lady FX for the 2nd Annual ConKerr Cancer PJ Party at the Please Touch Museum. Your purchase of ticket doubles as admission for one of many kids and […]

Recap: Boyds Holiday Shopping Event To Benefit Garces Foundation

Chef Jose Garces poses with Boyds store President Kent Gushner (Photo Credit: Kristy Gilboy)

Chef Jose Garces poses with Boyds store President Kent Gushner (Photo Credit: Kristy Gilboy)

On Wednesday, December 4th the famous Boyds department store on Walnut Street hosted an exclusive evening of the finest holiday gift shopping.

Gifts ranged from the exciting and asipirational such as ultra-luxury cars and private jets, to the traditional […]

Recap: 37th Annual Contemporary Craft Show To Benefit Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Boston-based Marie P. Galvin of Galvin-ized Hats creates various distinctive and sculptural headpieces, fascinators, and hats.

The 37th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show took place this past weekend at the Philadelphia Convention Center. Presented by the Museum Women’s Committee and and the Craft Show Committee, this event raises funds for the Philadelphia Museum of Art and is highly competitive, featuring 195 of over 1,000 applicant artists. This year, […]

Recap: Kimmel Center Hosts Philadelphia Premiere Of Uplifting Dance Film, Musical Chairs

Kimmel Center Hosts Philadelphia Premiere of Musical Chairs wheelchair ballroom dancing Michael Nutter Charles Gordon Janet Carrus Susan Seidelman Sharon Pinkenson

Sharon Pinkenson, Susan Seidelman, Charles Horton, Mayor Michael Nutter, Janet Carrus (Photo Credit: Aaron Aleiner)

Last Saturday night, the Kimmel Center hosted the Philadelphia debut of Susan Seidelman’s latest film. The Philadelphia native and famed ­”Desperately Seeking Susan” director tells an uplifting story of acceptance, adaptability, and love in “Musical Chairs.”

The movie […]