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‘Greatest Gift’: Newly-Crowned Miss Philadelphia Advocates for Premature Birth Awareness

 The newly-crowned Miss Philadelphia, Nia Andrews, at The Logan after her victory on Feb. 25.   When Nia Andrews was nine, her sister, Bria, was born three months early. The baby had a 40 percent chance of survival, but beat the odds. "She was a miracle. She was so strong," said Andrews, the newly-crowned Miss Philadelphia. Bria [...]

5 Best Places to Get Corned Beef and Cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day

  Hungry for corned beef in Philadelphia? You're in luck! Corned beef, a salt-cured and seasoned beef brisket is a St. Patrick's Day tradition. Philadelphia, recently ranked one of the top cities in the country to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by wallethub.com, has plenty of options for getting your corned beef and cabbage fix. Here [...]

Find Your Motion: Melissa Weinberg Inspires Others to Move Toward Wellness

The Philly Happening Women Series is a reoccurring feature that highlights inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love!   When a traditional business career didn't bring Melissa Weinberg fulfillment, she took a chance and pursued her passion for movement.   Melissa Weinberg has always loved to move. From the [...]

Glittering Role Model: Holly Harrar’s Golden Year as Miss Philadelphia

           Holly Harrar, Miss Philadelphia 2016   Holly Harrar has made the most of her year as Miss Philadelphia. From speaking at a world conference to advocating for people with disabilities to visiting  children in hospitals, Harrar has made one appearance a week every week since her crowning last February. "I [...]

(Blood) Thirsty For More? iTunes and Global DVD Release Dates Announced for Locally-Shot Film Starring Ice-T

  Fans of vampire horror-action movies have something new to sink their teeth into. Speakeasy Pictures and Impulse-FX have announced the Feb 21 iTunes pre-sale and the March 7  Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and Digital HD release of the the period action thriller Bloodrunners. The latest feature written by writer-director Dan Lantz centers on a turf [...]

Local Authors Pen ‘Pretty Little World’–a Modern Twist on Communal Living in the City of Brotherly Love

In Pretty Little World, authors and real-life friends and former Philadelphia neighbors, Elizabeth LaBan and Melissa DePino present a snapshot of three modern families with a sentimental yearning for community. The three families can't imagine life without one another--until one family outgrows their tiny row house. In a bid to stay together, a crazy idea [...]

Presidential Park: 5 Reasons to Visit Independence National Historic Park in Old City

  In honor of President's Day, what better day to visit Independence National Park? This stately national park, which honors of the service of our presidents and honors the independence of America, is free and does not require tickets this month. Read on to find out five reasons to check out this historic site in [...]

Single in the City: How to Be Who You Are, Not What He Wants

  Single in the City is a reoccurring column on Philly Happening that will appear on Wednesdays. It chronicles a single thirty-something, new to the Philadelphia, searching for friendship, love, and her place in this vibrant city.   Single in the City takes on a bit of a different model this week. Instead of my [...]

2017 Valentine’s Day Guide: Art, Activities, and Heart-Shaped Sushi

  Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love, friendship, and relationships of all kinds.  If you and your sweetheart plan on sharing smooches over dinner to celebrate, be sure to do your research, plan ahead and have a reservation.  If you are hoping to plan something a little more unique, here are some great [...]

Out of Town Adventures: Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Offer Valentine’s Day and Other February Specials

    Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Bring Romance to the Slopes this February with Special Deals and Fun Events   Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time. As a girl from the Poconos, it always seemed funny that I had never experienced one of the areas greatest tourist attractions. And now, as a girl [...]