The Free Library of Philadelphia on the Parkway has named Brûlée Catering as their exclusive caterer.

Brûlée, which is helmed by chef Jean-Marie Lacroix, began their partnership with the venue on Feb. 9. The catering company is prepared to craft cuisine that will complement the newly renovated contemporary Skyline Room and Terrace (space for 290) and the Beuax-Arts Main Lobby (space for 250). Customized menus are available for every event from business gatherings to wedding receptions.

Many of Philadelphia’s well-known culinary professionals work with Lacroix. These include JC Nunez, Thomas McMullen and James Rodebaugh. The team has prepared meals for events such as the annual Liberty Medal Galas at The National Constitutional Center and the City Social with Mayor Nutter at the Philadelphia History Museum. 

After several months of renovations, the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge is now open as the Alloy – King of Prussia, a DoubleTree by Hilton.


Due to COVID-19, non-essential travel was, or has been, banned for months. Long anticipated trips and in-person gatherings were canceled and people have adjusted to the new normal: staying at home and meeting over Zoom. However, states have been slowly lifting restrictions, and non-essential travel will soon be happening across the country again. However, some may not be as comfortable with the thought of traveling as they were before the pandemic.  


Although several cities are opening up again, many offices are still enforcing work from home policies. As they did when Stay at Home first began, plenty of organizations are still offering webinars with insights on how to tackle the new normal. Gaining new knowledge is a great way to use extra time that might have been spent on a commute. 

Here at M+E, we’ll keep the following list updated, as some webinars are live and some are pre-recorded. Please email to add more applicable webinars to the list.