Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular In Oaks Pennsylvania

One of the most decked out walk through displays that you can check out in the Philadelphia area is the Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular. (The address for this location is at the Perkiomen Mill Loop, Oaks, PA 19460 . It is about a 45 minute drive from Philly.) You can find it at the Fairgrounds of TheContinue reading “Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular In Oaks Pennsylvania”

Bethlehem Christmas Market

Christkindlemarkt in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is one of the best Christmas markets in the Philadelphia area. It is about an hour and a half from the city, and the address is located at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015. This spectacular event is taking place on the weekends starting from November 18th and ending December 18thContinue reading “Bethlehem Christmas Market”

Scarecrows In The Village At Peddler’s Village

Peddler’s Village is such a great location to visit in the Philadelphia area. It has a whimsical feel to it with very cute shops, restaurants, fun activities for the family, and plenty of areas to rest as well. (They are located at 100 Peddlers Village, Lahaska, PA 18931. It is north of Philly, and isContinue reading “Scarecrows In The Village At Peddler’s Village”

Why I Started A YouTube Channel

Hello Everyone, I have some pretty exciting news! In addition to my blog, Northeast Allie, I now have a YouTube Channel! Since I have started this website, I have pondered on if I wanted to share content in a video format, and what that would mean for the blog. After thinking about it for awhile,Continue reading “Why I Started A YouTube Channel”

Sheep Shearing Day At Fox Chase Farm

  For the last several years, I have had a slight obsession with sheep. After seeing them meander around the roads in Iceland, and watching their athletic ability when climbing mountains, I have been in awe at their strength and sweetness. After a winter stuck inside (not just with the weather but with a severeContinue reading “Sheep Shearing Day At Fox Chase Farm”

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden

Spring is a magical time in Pennsylvania. It feels like nature is starting to wake up, warmer weather bring us into her embrace, and the branches of the trees dance with blossoms and sparks of green. In the Northeast, we typically have pretty long winters (even in the spring, we can fluctuate with colder days.)Continue reading “Shofuso Japanese House And Garden”

The Holiday Garden Railway At The Morris Arboretum

  The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is such a beautiful area immersed in a gorgeous landscape. They are located at 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Each year they go all out with an amazing railway in their gardens, and it is a wonderful event to check out for the wholeContinue reading “The Holiday Garden Railway At The Morris Arboretum”

The Historical Valley Forge National Park

  We have so many parks in Pennsylvania, but I have to say one of our favorites has to be the Valley Forge National Historical Park. In truth, I must say that I have never seen so many gorgeous nature focal points in conjunction with a past that coincides with the forefathers of the UnitedContinue reading “The Historical Valley Forge National Park”

Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-The Farm & Fisherman Tavern

Thanksgiving is always such a fun time of the year. I feel like this holiday is just so much more relaxed, and of course it is amazing to celebrate with our families. We usually try our best to split up the holidays, and this year, we ending up taking my mom out the day afterContinue reading “Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-The Farm & Fisherman Tavern”

Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Source Urban Brewery

A couple weeks ago, we were out in the city (Philly) on our way to a concert at the Fillmore. To give you a little history on the area, the Fillmore was once part of the historic Ajax Metal company. In the early 1900s, this factory, made up of seven sections, smelted refined brass andContinue reading “Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Source Urban Brewery”

Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Interstate Drafthouse

Philadelphia, and especially the area of Fishtown, has become this center for the very hip (some may even say hipsters) and professionals that creates this unique scene filled with art, shops, and amazing culinary feats as well. Fishtown was once a working class Philly neighborhood, with a lot of the original residents working in theContinue reading “Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Interstate Drafthouse”

Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Brick & Brew

  The Brick & Brew Restaurants are one of our absolute favorite spots to go in the Philadelphia area. We have been frequenting there for several years, and every time that we do visit, we are always amazed. We have also recommended this restaurant to our family and friends because we know that they willContinue reading “Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Brick & Brew”

Wissahickon Valley Park

  One of our absolute favorite parks in the Philadelphia area is the Wissahickon Valley Park. My husband and I really enjoy a good hike, and with ample trails (the park is over 18,000 acres) you can really enjoy this natural landscape. In total this very large space also has 50 miles of trails, whichContinue reading “Wissahickon Valley Park”

Spruce Street Harbor Park A Fun Philly Destination

  About a week ago, one of my close friends from Lancaster was interested in a visit to the Philadelphia area. I was really excited to see her, and the first place that I thought of that she would really enjoy is the Spruce Street Harbor Park which is located on Penn’s Landing on theContinue reading “Spruce Street Harbor Park A Fun Philly Destination”

Boathouse Row The Iconic Philadelphia Landmark

  Boathouse Row is one of the most identifiable spots in Philadelphia. When you take the Schuylkill Expressway, you will drive past Boathouse Row right before you get into Center City. It is right by the Art Museum and the historical Fairmount Water Works. The weather was absolutely gorgeous this weekend, so we made aContinue reading “Boathouse Row The Iconic Philadelphia Landmark”

The Golden Gate Bridge/Wave Organ With Interesting Historical Connections to Philadelphia

  Nothing says San Francisco like the Golden Gate Bridge. This may be one of the most iconic bridges, not just in the United States, but in the world. It was actually built during the Great Depression and has been quoted as being part of “American resolve and ingenuity.” The bridge itself typically carries aroundContinue reading “The Golden Gate Bridge/Wave Organ With Interesting Historical Connections to Philadelphia”

The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide

  We are officially into the holidays, and this guide should help you navigate them with fun activities and lots of cheer! Personally, for me, this time of year means spending time with family, and practicing gratitude for all the good things that have happened. Of course, some years are more hectic then others, butContinue reading “The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide”

Elmwood Zoo Wild Lights Norristown Pennsylvania

  Every year during the holiday season, we like to check out light displays, and one of the most magnificent places to see fabulous lights and some pretty cool animals is at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. This location is right outside of Philadelphia and their address is 1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401.Continue reading “Elmwood Zoo Wild Lights Norristown Pennsylvania”

A Very Philly Christmas Village!

  The Philadelphia Christmas Village is a German-style open air style market that is located at City Hall and LOVE Park, and is a wonderful place to visit if you are traveling to or live near the city. The address for the market is 1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19102. For the 2022 season, theyContinue reading “A Very Philly Christmas Village!”

Unique British Restaurants To Visit In The Philadelphia Area

  I have always enjoyed learning about British culture. Any place that was home to The Beatles, Jane Austen, and J.R.R. Tolkien is esteemed in my book. Honestly though, besides the historical contributions of England, they actually have pretty decent food! This is my personal review of two wonderful British restaurants that you can enjoyContinue reading “Unique British Restaurants To Visit In The Philadelphia Area”

Local Living In The Northeast

  Hello Everyone! My name is Allie and I am from the Philadelphia area in the Northeast part of the United States. This blog has been in my mind for some time, and it is truly amazing to finally put my thoughts into words on here. On this blog, you can expect perspectives on life,Continue reading “Local Living In The Northeast”