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Homeland Hideaways   /  12.03.2020

Homeland Hideaway: Joshua Tree

A few months ago we released a blog series, Green Getaways, that highlighted local oases in the Philadelphia area. In this new series, we take that notion one step further to bring you Homeland Hideaways, the National Park Blog series. In this first installment, we’ll be diving into the California novelty of Joshua Tree National […]

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Blog Post   /  09.03.2020

Nonprofits: How to Handle COVID Part 4 – Our Insight

In previous installments of our Nonprofit Blog Series, we covered how nonprofits are managing the challenges of 2020 via adaption, virtual events and brand awareness. We’ll close things out in this fourth and final blog with three global takeaways that the nonprofits we spoke with are keeping front of mind as they innovate new ways […]

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Blog Post   /  08.28.2020

Nonprofits: How to Handle COVID Part 3 – Brand Awareness

For the third installment of our Nonprofit Blog Series, we take a deeper look into the subtle yet effective ways to raise brand awareness in order to create a reliable relationship with donors.   This week we had the honor of speaking with nonprofit innovator, Monika Kreidie from Turning Points for Children. Turning Points is […]

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Blog Post   /  08.20.2020

Nonprofits: How to Handle COVID Part 2 – Virtual Events

During the continuous struggle the world faces through COVID-19, it’s important to keep the conversation of nonprofit development and marketing support going. The second feature to our Nonprofit Blog Series highlights the innovative and cost-effective alternatives nonprofits can leverage to reach their audience at safe distances.   We recently had the honor of speaking with […]

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Blog Post   /  08.13.2020

Nonprofits: How to Handle COVID Part 1 – Adapting

As the world continues to battle COVID-19, racial injustices, and a recession, it’s sometimes hard to remember the problems we faced pre-2020. For non-profits, though, pressing issues ranging from food insecurity and homelessness to Alzheimer’s research, deforestation, and suicide prevention remain top of mind. Even though such issues aren’t featured in today’s headlines, they’re still […]

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Blog Post   /  08.06.2020

Green Getaways: Pennypack Park

Our fourth installment of our Green Getaway series takes us up the Delaware River to Pennypack Park – say that three times fast. The name of the park originates from the Lenni-Lenape Indians who once occupied this land for its accessible resources. If searched for, you can still find their arrowheads and stone tools!   […]

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News   /  07.27.2020

Alisa Joins [ 2 one 5 ] Creative Account Team

In adding Alisa Verratti to the [ 2 one 5 ] Creative team, the agency has snapped up what every boutique creative shop covets: a utility player.   In her previous roles at a variety of media and marketing agencies, Alisa focused on account management, but added value across the board. Her experiences in video […]

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Blog Post   /  07.23.2020

Green Getaways: Malcolm X Park

The third featured green space in our series, Malcolm X Park honors human rights activist – El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X.   Malcolm X Park, located in West Philly at 52nd and Pine, has been a recent site for protests and events supporting the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality, an […]

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Blog Post   /  07.16.2020

Green Getaways: Pretzel Park

Did you know that Philadelphia has over 11,000 acres of parkland – including urban parks?   For this installment of our Green Getaway park poster series, we travel to the hilly Philadelphia neighborhood, Manayunk, to visit Pretzel Park.     Whether you have always known it as Pretzel Park or now accept it as such […]

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Blog Post   /  07.09.2020

Green Getaways: Julian Abele Park

Did you know that Philadelphia has over 500 parks within a 10-minute walk anywhere in the city?   As Philadelphia moved into a restrictive green phase this past holiday weekend, we learned that many still aren’t comfortable sharing indoor spaces and continue to enjoy the many pockets of open green space in the city. This […]

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Insights   /  07.02.2020

A Few Good Reads

As the weather warms and the sun beams down, what is more fulfilling than reading a great book outdoors? Now that our city has gone green and we can once again relax at pools, parks, and beaches (always maintaining 6 feet of distance from others, please), it’s time to don that mask, grab a tome, […]

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A Mixture of Vibes   /  06.29.2020

That’s the Spirit!

Don’t let quarantine put you in a drink rut! Check out what our team is sipping on during the summer months.   Vodka – A Blank Slate Spirit Blueberry Lemon Fizz Vodka Tonic Bitter Orange & Cardamom Martini   Tequila -Light & Bright Classic Margarita Spicy Strawberry Basil Margarita Los Altos   Gin – Botany […]

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Blog Post   /  06.23.2020

Bar to Backyard

We would like to dedicate this first part of the series to Pride Month and to establishments we would typically frequent this time of year.   Pride Month commemorates the Stonewall Riots, brings recognition to the LGBTQIA community, and allows the community to celebrate themselves and loved ones in the most colorful ways possible. With […]

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Insights   /  06.18.2020

157 years, 5 months, and 18 days

So you don’t know what Juneteenth is, and you’re not sure it’s okay to ask. You aren’t alone, but since the last thing our Black communities need right now is to enlighten the majority about a significant historic event that we SHOULD have learned by the eighth grade, let’s educate ourselves together.   If you’re […]

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Insights   /  06.15.2020

The Activism of Keith Haring

Home to many queer landmarks, Philadelphia was, and is, an integral part of the movement towards equal rights for LGBTQIA people. One of our favorite artists – Pennsylvania-born Keith Haring (1958-1990) – famously graced our fair city with his unforgettable mural “We the Youth” at the corners of 22nd and Ellsworth Streets.   What many […]

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