2017 New Year’s Day: Photo Recap

This New Year's Day was celebrated in Philly the way it always is, with family, friends, fun, and of course, Mummers!!  Here is a photo recap of some behind the scenes action at the Fancy Brigade show! Congratulations to this year's Fancy Brigade winner the South Philly Vikings!  

Single in the City: Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017–Relections and Projections on Love

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.    Blossom, Leap, and Leave Your Pantyhose Out to Dry It’s been almost one year since Single in the [...]

2017 Mummer’s Day Parade

The Uptown String Band performing "Stop, Drop and Drum Roll" during the 2016 New Year's Day Parade Watch out if you’re walking around Philadelphia the first few days of January because you may run into sequins, glitter, feathers, and a number of other things left behind by some of the city’s most animated [...]

Found is a ‘Find’: Top 5 Reasons to see Found, a New Musical Comedy at Philadelphia Theatre Company

    They say that no one writes letters anymore, but Davy knows that’s not true. FOUND, a new musical comedy by Philadelphia Theatre Company, centers around main character, Davy, who becomes obsessed with collecting and sharing the surprising, hilarious, and irrelevant notes and letters that surround us every day, everywhere we go, after he [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 2-4

This first weekend of December brings us lots of holiday cheer!  Not only is First Friday this weekend but there are events for all members of the family to start of this month of holiday fun! Art After 5 - Ugly Sweater Party December 2nd 5:30pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of Art Every Friday night after [...]

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

  Last Wednesday, customers at SkyGarten got their first taste of the aerial hot spot's spiked hot chocolate bar.  For a limited time during the holiday season, hot chocolate will be served in a variety of delectable ways to warm the soul--with Bourbon Cream, Fireball, or Peppermint Schnapps. SkyGarten, located on the 51st floor of [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Who can believe that its Thanksgiving week already? In a couple of days, we'll be celebrating family, friends, and all we're thankful for--but before the turkey and cranberry sauce, we'll enjoy the annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. While New York's Macy's Day Parade seems to get all the critical acclaim--and media attention--our very own Turkey [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Marathon

This weekend, the Philadelphia Marathon took place through the streets of Philly--despite cold temperatures and extreme wind. Both the male and female winners set course records, and there was even a surprise engagement at the finish line. Though this year's event surely contained more surprises than most, the history of this annual event is fascinating [...]

The Complete List of Philadelphia’s Top 10 Movers & Shakers of 2016!

After weeks of searching, dozens of nominees, and the hard work of our Happening Media judges, we are proud to announce the complete list of our inaugural Philadelphia movers & shakers of 2016! Over the course of the last month, we have individually profiled these amazing people. Click on their individual links to view their [...]