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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 [...]

Maria Ferzola-Lipiros: Entrepreneur, Teacher, and Inspiration

  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 Maria Ferzola-Lipiros can't find a solution, she creates one.  After working as a school teacher in Philadelphia, Maria Ferzola-Lipiros saw a huge need for high-quality one-on-one classroom [...]

Amber Wanner: CEO and Matchmaker Extraordinaire

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! Amber Wanner had a knack for finding people jobs, so why not find them love, too?    Amber Wanner worked at a tech recruiting company while earning her B.S. [...]

“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]

The Meaning of Michelle: Book Signing for Essay Collection About the First Lady

Book signing for Michelle Obama Essay Collection Tues. Jan. 17 at Free Library of Philadelphia   Michelle Obama is not only the first African American First Lady, she has challenged American traditional notions about what it means to be beautiful. Obama has set new standards for what it means to be strong, fashion-conscious, healthy, a caretaker [...]

13 Facts About Friday the 13th

  1.) The fear of the number 13 has been given a scientific name: "triskaidekaphobia"; and on analogy to this the fear of Friday the 13th is called paraskevidekatriaphobia, from the Greek words Paraskeví (Παρασκευή, meaning "Friday"), and dekatreís (δεκατρείς, meaning "thirteen"). 2.) According to the Stress Management and Phobia Institute in Asheville, N.C., an estimated [...]

Single in the City: The Year in Review

    It's hard to believe that I started the Single in the City column one year ago. Single in the city, which is a reoccuring column in Philly Happening that appears on Wednesdays, chronicles me, a single thirty-something, new to Philadelphia, searching for friendship, love, and my place in this vibrant city. So much [...]