The Command: An Opinion Piece
Nov 19, 2021 10:00AM ● By Karen Warrington
The storm had been billed as a nor'easter, though I have never been clear about exactly what a nor'easter is. For about 24 hours there were periods of pounding rain and significant winds.Read More »
Festive Events to Put Gravy on Your Holiday - Things to do & places to go in Philly for Thanksgiving fun!
Nov 19, 2021 10:00AM
From tofu to the real turkey, here are some upcoming free or low-cost in-person fun community feasts and activities to satisfy your Thanksgiving appetite.Read More »
Photo of the Week
Nov 17, 2021 10:00AM
We at FunTimes Magazine hail from different parts of the world, including Philadelphia, Jamaica, and Nigeria! Take a peek of what our days look like from where we are!Read More »
Build Back Better Act Event Recap
Nov 15, 2021 03:00PM ● By Nana Ama Addo
FunTimes partnered with the National Wildlife Federation to create awareness about environmental wellness endeavors that community members can utilize to save lives and stimulate the economy.Read More »
COVID Vaccine Mitigation Roundtable Discussion Event Recap Part I
Nov 11, 2021 10:00AM ● By Nana Ama Addo
On Thursday, October 28th at 2:00 pm EST, FunTimes Magazine partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and various media stakeholders to host a COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Roundtable, led by Dr. Denise A. Johnson.Read More »
China: Africa’s Next Colonial Masters or Beneficial Business Partners?
Nov 11, 2021 09:00AM ● By Nana Ama Addo
China, a country that developed its economy from Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), has turned its focus towards high investment in Africa. This phenomenon has raised eyebrows among former colonialists and caused global thought leaders to question the motive of China’s investment.Read More »
Dr. Kenneth Scott, CEO of Beech Companies, to be Honored at The Wagner Free Institute ‘A Sip of Science’ 2021 Benefit Cocktail Party
Nov 05, 2021 11:00AM ● By Nana Ama Addo
Join The Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia on Friday, November 12th, 2021, from 5:40 pm to 8:30 pm for their annual “A Sip of Science Benefit Cocktail Party” event.Read More »
We Are Family!
Oct 30, 2021 10:00AM ● By Karen Warrington
“You live in huts in the jungle, and you don’t know Jesus because you practice hoodoo and voodoo stuff.” I had just settled into a chair in a Senegalese braid shop in Center City, Philadelphia when this ignorant sanctimony penetrated the shop’s calm.Read More »
FunTimes Spotlight: Up Close and Personal with Dr. Carmen Febo San Miguel - Event Recap
Oct 26, 2021 11:00AM ● By Nana Ama Addo
FunTimes Magazine partnered with Taller Puertorriqueño to host ‘FunTimes Spotlight: Up Close and Personal’ with a special feature on Dr. Carmen Febo San Miguel, Executive Director of Taller Puertorriqueño. This event, hosted by Michelle Snow, Platinum Connect and Performance Coach, celebrated the work of Dr. Miguel and the legacy of Taller Puertorriqueño.Read More »
Child Tax Credit: The Magic Bullet to Solve Poverty in America?
Oct 17, 2021 03:00PM ● By Nana Ama Addo, with Data Analysis by Uju Nwagu
The child tax credit has been touted as a ‘Magic Bullet’ to solve poverty. FunTimes consulted with citizens in Philadelphia, California, and Ohio, as well as leaders in non-profit and legislative sectors, to inquire about the impacts of the child tax credit, and to investigate if it indeed is a magic bullet.Read More »