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 [...]

Right on Track: Five Things to Learn about the Penn Relays

 The Penn Relays, also known as the Penn Relays Carnival, held at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field, will run from Thursday, April 28 through Saturday April 30.  Read on to learn five things about the storied annual event: 1.) The Penn Relays is the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States, [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Watch This Weekend’s NCAA Men’s Eastern Regional Final at The Wells Fargo Center

March Madness comes to the City of Brotherly Love this weekend as The Wells Fargo Center hosts the NCAA Men's Eastern Regional. The winners of Friday's games advance to Sunday's Eastern Regional Final. Sunday's winner will advance to the Final Four in Houston, Tx. on Saturday, April 2. This weekend's games mark the 28th time Philadelphia has [...]

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 [...]

4 Ways to Celebrate Leap Day Today in Philadelphia

It only happens once every four years, so live it up! Today's Leap Day gives us a rare extra day in February to enjoy life and to celebrate around the city at local bars and restaurants. There's no better way to bid adieu to February before ringing in March 1st tomorrow. Cheers to Leap Day!   1.) Grab an icy [...]

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 [...]

American Pie: 5 Great Philly Pizzas to Celebrate National Pizza Day

No matter how you slice it, the City of Brotherly Love has no shortage of excellent pizza options!  Here are 5 of our top picks. 1.) Pizzeria Vetri, 1939 Callowhill Street: Web site: pizzeriavetri.com Inside this bustling, industrial-style space, fresh Neapolitan pizza from the custom built-oven is served with a wide variety of beer, wine, and cocktails. [...]