‘It’s like your own personal amusement park ride’—Just a Man and His Cyr Wheel

     A little over two years ago, Eric Heitzman saw a video that he thought looked "so incredibly cool." The video was of someone using a Cyr Wheel, an acrobatic apparatus invented for the circus that consists of a large aluminium or steel with a diameter approximately 4-6 inches taller than the performer. The [...]

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

   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 [...]

The Inside Scoop: Top 7 Ice Cream Parlors in Philly

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! It's summertime and ice cream is on the mind. Philly may be known for cheesesteaks and water ice, but its ice cream selection is nothing to scoff at. From Chestnut Hill, to Fishtown, to Old City, Philly has plenty of top-rated cream places to check out this summer. Read [...]

2016 Happening List Hall of Fame: The Expressive Hand

  The Expressive Hand 622 S 9th St Philadelphia, PA 19147 Winner: Crafting Vendor The Expressive Hand is a studio where you will enjoy spending time with family, friends, co-workers or dates! Create unique pieces. Throw a party. There’s no need to wait for classes or pay high prices! Walk-in customers are always welcome. Everyone [...]

Grit and Style: Dana Spain, an Original Philly ‘Power Woman’

  The Philly Happening Women Series is a reoccurring feature that will highlight inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love! From Philadelphia Style, to PAWS, to McSpain Properties, Dana Spain Continues to lead Philadelphia in new directions Dana Spain is a true power woman. The Philly native has made [...]

‘Donut’ Miss Out! Four Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on National Donut Day

 By Maria Lobron, for Philly Happening It's the day Homer Simpson waits for all year: National Donut Day! But you don't have to be a Simpson to appreciate the deliciousness behind this day. Philly residents, and visitors alike, have a variety of local donut shops that they can visit today to indulge in this holiday [...]

The Most Philly Video Ever Posted

It doesn't get much more Philly than this! On May 17, 2016, Facebook user Johnny Showcase posted this video of the good-spirited crowd gathered in line at Jim's Steaks on South Street at Philadelphia's prime cheesesteak feeding hour...3am. Because sing-a-longs and cheesesteaks are always a good idea. We'll take that steak whiz wit & some Boyz II Men...

Philly Happening on the Town: Weekend Recap

Philly Happening was busy this weekend! We hit up some great eateries, attractions, and experienced all the beautiful sights and sounds of the city in weather that ranged from  sunshine to wind, to clouds and rain, and temperatures lingering in the 50s. It might not feel like May just yet, but there's still so much to do and [...]

Home is Where the Heart Is: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Building Hope Luncheon Recap

Yesterday, Tuesday, April 26, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia celebrated 30 years of building and repairing homes in Philadelphia at its annual Building HOPE Luncheon. The Pennsylvania Convention Center Ballroom hosted 1,047 supporters for the event that raised $396,032 for the organization's mission to build and repair homes for local families in need. The luncheon featured [...]

Liquid Tax Relief…Shaken, not Stirred

If there's ever a time that you need a cool, refreshing drink, it's on tax day. This year, tax day also happens to fall on a Monday, which gives you a second reason to mix up a drink. Below are three tasty tax-day drinks to mix up after work today to alleviate your stress. With both taxes and Monday [...]