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 [...]

5 Things to do Easter Weekend in Philly

2016-03-25T06:41:27+00:00March 25th, 2016|

It's Easter weekend here in Philly, and as always, there's plenty to do. This holiday weekend, take advantage of spending time with your family and friends and appreciate all that's around you in this beautiful city. Here are 5 suggestions for what to do:   1.) Check out the 34th Memorial Murphy Cup Regatta: Support local schools Temple, [...]

Ultimate Philadelphia Brunch Guide

2016-03-20T11:56:51+00:00March 20th, 2016|

Ah brunch, a meal that serves as both breakfast and lunch, usually consumed in the late morning and a long-standing favorite past time of most city dwellers.  There is just something wonderful about meeting friends for brunch after a night of being on the town, or taking the family out on that first day when [...]

Top 5 Places to Get Your Meatball Fix in Philly

2018-01-08T20:54:44+00:00March 9th, 2016|

Whether they are on top of spaghetti, over mashed potatoes, or drenched in a vat of hot marinara sauce, meatballs are a timeless dish. Here in Philadelphia, meatballs are a specialty at many restaurants. Today Philly Happening is serving up its top picks for best meatballs in the city. Mangia, mangia!   1.) Barbuzzo, 110 S. 13th [...]

4 Ways to Celebrate Leap Day Today in Philadelphia

2016-02-29T09:54:58+00:00February 29th, 2016|

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 [...]

6 Must-Do’s for Philadelphia Beer Lovers

2016-02-27T18:13:40+00:00February 27th, 2016|

If you love local craft beer than Philadelphia is the place for you.  We have a bunch of breweries, beer-centered restaurants, and festivals throughout the year that celebrate our love of this luscious libation. Here's a list of places for you to "hop" on out to!   Philly Craft Beer Festival 4747 S. Broad Street 1-877-435-9849 [...]

2016 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Guide

2016-03-04T00:23:08+00:00February 27th, 2016|

Ah March, the month that comes in like a lion and out like a lamb.  This month can be an unpredictable end to winter and start of spring but one thing is for sure, it's the month in which Philadelphians will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day in style!  Whether you are Irish or not it's [...]

Heart-Healthy Vegetarian Restaurants in Philadelphia

2016-02-11T20:18:56+00:00February 11th, 2016|

February is National Heart Month and according to the American Heart Association eating a diet low in animal proteins and high in vegetables can help lower your risk of coronary heart disease not to mention a slew of other ailments.  Some folks have adapted the no-meat-Monday approach by removing meat from their diets on one [...]

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

2017-09-19T19:26:56+00:00February 9th, 2016|

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. [...]