Philly Ranked Top Destination for Winter Travel by WalletHub

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 [...]

Walk Like MADD Brings Community Together to at the Philadelphia Zoo

The Pennsylvania Affiliate of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) will host its signature Walk Like MADD® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Philadelphia on September 17, 2017. Registration in the Balloon Plaza at the Philadelphia Zoo will be open by 8:00am with our opening ceremony and walk at 9:00 AM. The event and will raise funds and rally support for MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving®. Walk like [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: February 17-19

Happy President's Day Weekend! Between basking in the post-Valentine's Day joy, the start of celebrating Mardi Gras, and the thrill of 3 days off, this weekend is bound to be a great one!   Mummers Mardi Gras Parade February 18th 11am-6pm - Main Street Manayunk  The Mummers aren't only for enjoying on New Years Day, [...]

“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, [...]

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 [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Marathon

This weekend, the Philadelphia Marathon will take place through the streets of Philly. Last year, both the male and female winners set course records, and there was even a surprise engagement at the finish line. This year's event will surely contain its own surprises, but the history of this annual event is fascinating in itself. [...]

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 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers: Ashley George

    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 [...]

Strength and Service: Philadelphia’s Erica Webster Competes in Ms. Veteran America Pageant on Sunday

Erica Webster (left) and Charlynda Scales, contestants of the Ms. Veteran America Pageant, appeared on Good Morning Washington on Sept. 26. Grit and Glamour: Several months ago, Erica (Walsh) Webster spoke with Philly Happening about her participation in the Ms. Veteran American Pageant. Webster is a native of Roxborough and currently lives in Lafayette Hill. [...]

2016 Philly Fall Guide Presented by Shady Brook Farm

Your guide to all that is festive and fun this fall in Philadelphia and beyond, presented by Shady Brook Farm. Fall Fun FallFest at Shady Brook Farm is a family-fun tradition and, so much more!! For more than two decades, Shady Brook Farm has provided guests from near and far with memories that last a [...]