Philly Happening’s End-of-Summer Bucket List

2019-07-25T22:00:19-04:00July 25th, 2019|

With only a little over a month left of summer before school's back in session, you might feel the clock ticking to fit in all that the season has to offer. Here's our list of must-dos before fall is here: Go to a Festival This time of year is perfect for getting together with the [...]

Ways to Celebrate Shark Week 2019

2019-07-29T13:32:13-04:00July 25th, 2019|

By Michelle Reese Does the mention of sharks have you humming the JAWS soundtrack or singing "Baby Shark doo, doo, doo"? Either way, Philadelphia and the surrounding area is offering ways that you can celebrate Shark Week beyond watching the Discovery Channel's favorite summer programming. Discovery Channel's Shark Week returns for its 31st year from [...]

Where to Eat in Philly This Spring (Expert Tips!)

2019-05-01T22:56:11-04:00May 1st, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's ALWAYS a good time to eat in Philadelphia, but the Philly Food Scene really comes alive in spring. Get out of your house, meet up with friends, go on a date night! Now is the perfect time to enjoy all of the food (and drinks!) that the city offers. To get [...]

Philly Ranked Top Destination for Winter Travel by WalletHub

2017-10-31T08:29:04-04:00October 31st, 2017|

Ahead of a colder, wetter and snowier winter season, according to the latest forecast from the Old Farmers’ Almanac, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2017’s Best Winter Holiday Destinations report to supplement its money-saving selection of the Best Travel Credit Cards. Focusing on cost and convenience rather than scenic beauty, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 60 [...]

A Philly Art + Zine Fair Benefitting Local Nonprofits!

2017-10-22T22:29:27-04:00October 22nd, 2017|

Celebrating Philadelphia’s independent publishing and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture, the Monstera Collective: Art and Zine Fair will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12PM to 5PM. at Fishtown’s own Colorspace Labs. The Monstera Collective: Philadelphia Art + Zine Fair will be held on Sunday, November 5th. This one-day event will bring together artists, small [...]

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

2018-01-16T22:25:25-04:00January 18th, 2017|

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

2016-11-15T19:04:59-04:00November 15th, 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 [...]

100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die: Local Author Pens Ultimate Philly Bucketlist

2016-10-18T22:27:36-04:00October 4th, 2016|

Irene Levy Baker, the author of the new book, 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die, is not a Philadelphian by birth, she’s a Philadelphian by choice. Levy Baker is originally from Ohio, but has spent the last 25 years exploring Philadelphia’s nooks and crannies. Levy Baker landed in Philadelphia in 1991 when [...]

Surf-Rock Meets Alternative: Bel Heir Leaves Fresh Prints on Music World

2017-07-29T11:06:23-04:00August 25th, 2016|

  Seven years after graduating from North Penn High School, Patrick Mencel of Bel Heir had a contract with RCA records. Bel Heir's distinct sound,“The Police meets Red Hot Chili Peppers," as Mencel describes it-- a fusion of surf-rock elements with a gritty alternative feel--brings fresh perspective to the music world. Mencel and his Philadelphia-based band [...]

DIY Doesn’t Replace Professional Haircare–Let Zyn Beauty Do the Work to Make You Beautiful

2016-07-13T08:17:41-04:00July 13th, 2016|

   DIY treatments should supplement, not replace, regular professional haircare. The Zyn Beauty experts come to your home to provide you with the tools to feel and look fabulous every day. In today’s world, DIY is all the rage. From DIY home renovations and repairs to home health and beauty care, people enjoy the freedom [...]