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 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 30-January 1

Everywhere you look at this time of year you see families together, friends reuniting, and people enjoying their holiday break. This weekend we celebrate the beginning of a new year, or the end of an old one.  No matter how you see it there are lots of great ways to celebrate in the city of brotherly [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 23-25

Can you believe that the Holidays are already upon us?  This year we are fortunate to celebrate two major traditions simultaneously since Hanukkah starts on December 24th, Christmas Eve.  Though holiday weekends are typically pretty slow in the city, there is still plenty to do!   Festival of Lights December 23rd 5pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of [...]

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 [...]

2017 New Year’s Guide

It's time to ring in yet another year and Philadelphia is one of the best places in the country to do it!  It can be quite difficult to describe exactly how awesome our New Year's Eve and New Year's Day festivities are to an outsider so our best advise is to bring them along for [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 9-11

  The Holiday fun continues during this second weekend of December!  This is the time of year to get out and about between parties and events... You'll catch up on sleep in January!  Enjoy! George Balanchine's The Nutcracker December 9-31 - The Academy of Music Nothing says the Holidays quite like the famous story, The [...]

Happening Pets: Finding Furever Homes for Philly’s Animals in Need

Meet Lilly! Lilly is about 2 years old and is currently the longest running resident at the PAWS Northeast adoption center.  At the end of January Lilly will have been at the center for one full year, which is a very long time to wait for a fur-ever home.  Lilly is sweet, affectionate, and funny! [...]

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 [...]