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

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

Labor Day Weekend 2016: A Pictorial Recap

2016-09-07T12:59:34+00:00September 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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 [...]

Mother’s Day Guide: Unique Ways Show Mom Your Love in Philly

2016-05-02T19:58:35+00:00May 2nd, 2016|

Mother's Day is a day set aside each year to treat all the Moms in our lives to some extra TLC.  Here are some great ways to show Mom you care right here in Philly. What to get her Get her a Zyn Beauty LOVE Supreme Package she can use at home The Ladies of [...]

Where to Play Quizzo in Philly Every Weeknight

2018-02-12T15:49:50+00:00April 13th, 2016|

Oh dear you have stumbled on an old guide.  Here's our new one! When you say "Quizzo" to anyone not from the Philadelphia area you very well may get a confused look that is usually answered by "You know, Quizzo, at a bar?  You answer rounds of questions with a group of friends with an [...]

6 Delicious Reasons to Love Manayunk’s Restaurant Week

2016-04-12T07:10:55+00:00April 12th, 2016|

It's that time of year again in Manayunk: Restaurant week! Through Friday, April 22, you can enjoy delectable three course meals from restaurants in Manayunk at the pricepoints of $15, $25, and $35. Here are six delicious reasons to go out on the town and delight in restaurant week (as if you really needed reasons!): 1.) For [...]

4 Reasons to Choose a BYOB in Philadelphia

2016-04-07T12:04:26+00:00April 7th, 2016|

Philadelphia has a wide range of BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage) restaurants.  There are many reasons to head out to a BYOB restaurant this weekend and here are just a few. 1.) Bring your Favorite Beverage We all have our preferences and a BYOB allows you to bring exactly what you like to drink so [...]

The Struggle is Real: Forming Friendships in your 30s

2016-07-13T14:14:54+00:00March 30th, 2016|

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. - 4 Ways to Establish New Networks in the City-            A few weeks ago, I [...]