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 [...]

2016 Philly Fall Guide Presented by Shady Brook Farm

2016-09-19T21:59:36-04:00September 18th, 2016|

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 [...]

In Sync: Ring the Rafters Quartet Hits all the Right Notes

2016-09-16T10:28:26-04:00September 16th, 2016|

  Ring the Rafters Barbershop Quartet may be from Bucks County, but they sang up a storm in Philadelphia last weekend at Greenfest, a large environmental festival held in Headhouse Square and South Street. The foursome turned heads all over the festival with their bright and happy tunes.  People crowded around them to appreciate their smooth [...]

It’s Easy Being Green: Philly Greenfest Pictorial Recap

2016-09-12T09:55:48-04:00September 11th, 2016|

Greenfest, the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area took over Headhouse Square and South Street on Sunday, September 11. With more than 150 vendors and exhibits, Greenfest is the place to go to learn about sustainability while having fun. Philly Happening was on hand to peruse the vendor tables, partake in some of the [...]

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 [...]

Ten Reasons to Love Summers in Philadelphia

2016-08-19T11:41:16-04:00August 19th, 2016|

It's summertime and the livin' is easy. We love Philadelphia all year round, but there is something special about summer in the city: pop-up beer gardens, special events, outdoor meals, and unforgettable summer sunsets. Read on to find out 10 reasons to love summers in Philadelphia.   1.) Pop-up Beer Gardens: This summer, one of our [...]

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

2016-07-18T07:58:55-04:00July 18th, 2016|

     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

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 [...]

The Inside Scoop: Top 7 Ice Cream Parlors in Philly

2016-07-11T22:49:20-04:00June 27th, 2016|

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 [...]