4 Reasons to Love Restaurant Week

2017-01-18T11:48:34+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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 [...]