Crowning Achievement: A Conversation with Holly Harrar, the Newly-Crowned Miss Philadelphia

Holly Harrar, 22, of Pottstown (center) was crowed Miss Philadelphia February 27 at Drexel University. Holly Harrar wants to be startin’ something. The 22-year-old Pottstown native and Shippensburg University senior took home the crown in the Miss Philadelphia pageant on Feb. 27 at Drexel University. For the talent portion of the competition, Harrar chose to [...]

The Woman Beyond the Uniform: A Conversation with Erica Walsh

Local Fitness Owner Looks to Raise Funds for Homeless Female Veterans—and Inspire— as participant in Ms. Veteran America Pageant. Walsh (front) during her military days Erica Walsh believes in Karma. She works hard every single day to give back to the community and to contribute to causes bigger than herself. As a participant in the [...]

2016 Philly Camp Guide

It’s time to start thinking about summer camps! To help you through this process, we have several of the best camps in Philadelphia listed here, with all the information you need to learn about their awesome offerings. Check it all out below! PHILLY MUSIC LESSONS CHANTEL PRICE DANCE STUDIO PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL OF ROCK CAMP AMERICA PA RUSH CAMP [...]

And the Winner Goes to….4 Winning Oscar Party Recipes

The best way to enjoy the Academy Awards is from the couch with a smorgasbord of delicious snacks and drinks at your fingertips. Philly Happening's Oscar's party recipe selections are simple yet classy. Minimal time will be spent in the kitchen, leaving you more time to enjoy the show from the best seat in the [...]

Lonely Planet Names Philadelphia “Best in the U.S.”

Philadelphians have always loved  Philadelphia, but now the rest of the world is taking notice. Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book in the world, just named Philadelphia No.1 on its "Best in the U.S.," a list that names the top 10 unexpectedly exciting places in the U.S. in 2016. Lonely Planet applauded Philadelphia for its [...]

Snow Survival Hair Tips Presented by Zyn Beauty

Let it Snow ???? #winter #snow #snowfall #snowflakes #outdoor #shooting #cute #Model #posing #blue #eyes #blueeyes #hoodie #amazing #pic #picoftheday #photo #photooftheday #Nikon #nikonphotography #fashion #glamour #calvinize #blonde A video posted by Matthias Ammersbach (@matthiasammersbachphotography) on Jan 21, 2016 at 6:59am PST Winter 2016 has arrived in full-force and Philadelphia's first major snowstorm of the [...]

Nominations Open! The 2016 Philly Happening List®

Philadelphia's people’s choice competition is back! It’s time to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events, and businesses that make living in Philly so special. Nomination for the fourth annual Happening List® competition in Philadelphia officially opened on January 4, 2016. Nominate your favorites here. Voting kicks off on January 15, 2016 and continues through February 29, 2016. Visit http://philly.happeningmag.com/happeninglist. Results will [...]

Philly Happening New Year’s Eve Guide 2016

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and much of the chatter about how everyone is going to be ringing in the New Year is already underway. For those of you still trying to decide what to do, here are some options worth considering. Fireworks at SugarHouse Casino 1001 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125 [...]

Adele and AC/DC Coming to Philly

Many were envying Philly residents this morning when two best-selling musical acts, AC/DC and Adele, announced that they will be performing at the city's Wells Fargo Center in 2016. Australian heavy metal pioneers AC/DC — who in its 40-year career has sold nearly 120 million albums in the United States alone — will perform at 8:00 p.m. [...]

Celebrate National Pastry Day with Something Free From Corner Bakery Cafe

Pastry is a name given to a large variety of various baked goods which are typically made up of ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk, butter, shortening, baking powder, and eggs. These delicious delicacies are being honored on Wednesday, December 9 during National Pastry Day. You can celebrate with something free from the Corner Bakery Cafe, a [...]