In case you missed it, here’s my post for Drink Philly about Bella Vista’s Golosa Cafe. Their extensive chocolate menu, cozy atmosphere, and BYO options made for a delightful date night – or a great spot to tuck yourself away on a gray day like today!
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Last Tuesday night, my date and I went to a Story Slam, a unique event sponsored by First Person Arts that is part theater, part stand-up comedy, part open-mic, and part game show. Ten volunteer contestants each vie to be named best storyteller of the night by regaling the audience with personal tales related to a predetermined theme. Each story must be less than five minutes in length, and Judges award points for content and delivery. Between sets, we were kept well entertained by quick-witted host Eric Thomas, who at one point put on a t-shirt bearing the slogan “I did Justin Three Times” and explained that — although he had bought the shirt for Justin Timberlake — it had become very awkward for him to wear the shirt ever since the ascent of Justin Beiber because, in his words, “Bieber is a 15 year old lesbian.” That was only one of the many laughs my date and…
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