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 [...]

Meet Your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Robert Schwartz

Philly Happening is proud to announce the inaugural list of  top 10 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers of 2016! Philadelphia’s Movers &  Shakers were nominated by readers and selected by Philly Happening and its Publishers at Happenings Media. Over the course of the month, we will be shining a spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made the list. [...]

Meet Your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Dana Weber

Philly Happening is proud to announce the inaugural list of  top 10 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers of 2016! Philadelphia’s Movers &  Shakers were nominated by readers and selected by Philly Happening and its Publishers at Happenings Media. Over the course of the month, we will be shining a spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made the list. [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: October 28-30

This Halloween weekend is full of spooky fun for people of all ages.  Since the holiday falls on a Monday this year we have all weekend to party and celebrate.  Enjoy! Henri David's Halloween Ball Sunday October 30th 9pm - Sheraton City Center Jeweler and Party Host extraordinaire, Henri David, has been throwing the best Halloween [...]

For the Glory of Old State: This Weekend’s Penn State 5k Supports Local College Students

Bianca Portillo-Maldonado of northeast Philadelphia is a Penn State Philadelphia Chapter scholarship winner. Bianca Portillo-Maldonado, the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants, was born and raised in northeast Philadelphia. She is a junior at Penn State University, studying broadcast journalism and digital media. She is a scholarship recipient of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. This [...]

Ms. Veteran America Contest Recap: ‘An Experience of a Lifetime’

Erica Webster (Walsh) of Philadelphia may not have won this year's Ms. Veteran America crown, but she had the experience of a lifetime. Webster, an Army veteran and former Guantanamo Bay guard, was one of 25 finalists who competed in Washington on October 9. Webster raised $13,411 for Final Salute Inc., a Virginia-based nonprofit that [...]