Old City Eats Block Party Kick Off A Summer of Happy Hours

2019-06-17T16:38:40-04:00June 17th, 2019|

(photo by Hughe Dillon) Old City Eats is back - with a summer-long happy hour at a record 50 restaurants! Old City District kicks off summer with the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday, June 20th. Second Street will be closed down at Market from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. as dozens [...]

Get Outside in Philadelphia This Summer

2019-06-11T16:04:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

By Brenna Luczyszyn Who says you have to escape the city to experience nature? Philadelphia is full of places to experience the great outdoors—while also discovering the art, culture, and cuisine that the city is known for. As the summer begins to heat up, locals and visitors alike will find places to visit that are [...]

Where to Eat in Philly This Spring (Expert Tips!)

2019-05-01T22:56:11-04:00May 1st, 2019|

By Michelle Reese It's ALWAYS a good time to eat in Philadelphia, but the Philly Food Scene really comes alive in spring. Get out of your house, meet up with friends, go on a date night! Now is the perfect time to enjoy all of the food (and drinks!) that the city offers. To get [...]

A Delicious Way to Give Back in Rittenhouse Square

2019-03-27T11:24:46-04:00March 27th, 2019|

a.bar and sister restaurant a.kitchen are raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in support of former AKA team member Anne Pagsuguiron (shown here). Anne was diagnosed and treated for leukemia. This spring you can give back while enjoying delicious food and cocktails! The popular Rittenhouse Square cocktail spot a.bar and sister [...]

CiderFest at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

2018-08-02T20:32:11-04:00August 25th, 2018|

Woodford thinking about this Fall's CiderFest Spend a sparkling autumn afternoon on the grounds of six historic houses in Fairmount Park sipping on cider samples from some of the best cideries Pennsylvania has to offer. Enjoy live music, pay as you go food trucks, food samples, cool art, and activities to complement your [...]

Six Reasons to Love Summer in The City

2018-06-01T10:57:42-04:00June 2nd, 2018|

It's summertime and the livin' is easy. We love Philadelphia all year round, but there is something special about summer in the city: pop-up beer gardens, special events, and unforgettable summer sunsets. Read on to see six reasons we love summers in Philadelphia. 1.) Pop-up Beer Gardens: Every week from April through September 30th Parks [...]

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

2017-11-21T18:10:58-04:00November 21st, 2017|

  During the holiday season, hot chocolate is best served in a variety of delectable ways to warm the soul--preferably with Bourbon Cream, Fireball, or Peppermint Schnapps. You can experiment at home with your own fabulous spiked hot chocolate delights. Here are some quick and easy ideas for jazzing up your next cup of hot chocolate: [...]

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

2016-11-29T07:43:50-04:00November 29th, 2016|

  Last Wednesday, customers at SkyGarten got their first taste of the aerial hot spot's spiked hot chocolate bar.  For a limited time during the holiday season, hot chocolate will be served in a variety of delectable ways to warm the soul--with Bourbon Cream, Fireball, or Peppermint Schnapps. SkyGarten, located on the 51st floor of [...]

Meet Your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Pete Leontaras

2016-10-24T17:57:06-04:00October 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

2016-10-18T22:27:36-04:00October 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 [...]