Tavern on Broad Unveils New “6-Minutes in Hell” Challenge

2017-08-04T13:03:54+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

This summer, an old(er) bar learns new tricks. In conjunction with the first NFL preseason football game, Thursday, August 10th, Tavern on Broad will introduce their sinister food challenge: 6-Minutes in Hell. Spearheaded by new Executive Chef, Jeff Smith, Tavern on Broad, or TOB as many regulars know it, is offering anyone over the age [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: January 20-22

2017-01-19T09:46:52+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

Though the weather has been relatively mild so far this winter, everyone needs a coat.  Whether your coat comes from a little too much food or a little too much beer, this weekend has you covered!  Enjoy the start to restaurant week throughout the city! Bon Appetite! Ambler Restaurant Week January 16-23 - Ambler, PA [...]

4 Reasons to Love Restaurant Week

2017-01-18T11:48:34+00:00 January 18th, 2017|

Restaurant week in Philadelphia happens twice a year, and thank goodness for that!  Philly is filled with amazing chefs, BYOB's galore, and of course food lovers so we all look forward to restaurant week which runs January 22-27 and January 29-February 3.   You can visit any participating restaurant for a 3-course dinner for $35 [...]

‘Steeped’ in Tradition: Three Great Places to Have Tea in Philadelphia

2017-01-08T17:33:33+00:00 January 8th, 2017|

  What's better on a cold, snowy afternoon than a steaming hot cup of tea? The tradition of having a cup of tea is steeped in tradition and the drink itself originated thousands of years ago, likely in southwest China during the Shang dynasty as a medicinal drink. In recent years, fans of the hit [...]

Meet Your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Pete Leontaras

2016-10-24T17:57:06+00:00 October 24th, 2016|

Philly Happening has been hard at work naming the top 10 Movers and Shakers of 2016 and the much anticipated list is out! We’re taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made this years list. Pete Leontaras is an entrepreneur whose restaurant brings great food and drinks to Philadelphia's [...]

100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die: Local Author Pens Ultimate Philly Bucketlist

2016-10-18T22:27:36+00:00 October 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 [...]

Labor Day Weekend 2016: A Pictorial Recap

2016-09-07T12:59:34+00:00 September 6th, 2016|

Coming off the hottest August on record since 1874, a much more cool and pleasant Labor Day weekend swept through the city this weekend. From a majestic sunset on Friday night, to the Made in America Festival on the Parkway on Saturday and Sunday, to perfect weather on the holiday, it was a weekend to [...]

Trains and Beer: 6 Reasons to Check out the New Viaduct Rail Park Pop-Up Beer Garden

2016-06-21T08:21:33+00:00 June 21st, 2016|

An abandoned rail site merged with a green urban space has formed one of the hottest--and coolest-- pop-up beer gardens in the city. Located at the Viaduct Rail Park at 10th and Hamilton Streets, the Viaduct Rail Park pop-up beer garden draws inspiration from railroad cars, the cultural history of the rail line, and the beauty of [...]

Philly Happening on the Town: Weekend Recap

2016-05-16T00:24:26+00:00 May 16th, 2016|

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 [...]

Five Reasons to Love Philadelphia’s Night Market

2016-05-10T10:08:53+00:00 May 9th, 2016|

Thursday, May 12, marks the start of Philadelphia's Night Market season. Night Market is a seasonal celebration of street food, music, culture, and community held in various neighborhoods throughout the city.  Thursday's Night Market will run from 6 -10 p.m.  in Roxborough. The Callowhill neighborhood will host the event on June 23,  West Philly will host [...]