CiderFest at the Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

2018-08-02T20:32:11+00:00August 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+00:00June 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+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 [...]

Ten Reasons to Love Summers in Philadelphia

2016-08-19T11:41:16+00:00August 19th, 2016|

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, outdoor meals, and unforgettable summer sunsets. Read on to find out 10 reasons to love summers in Philadelphia.   1.) Pop-up Beer Gardens: This summer, one of our [...]

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 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 3-5

2016-06-01T14:59:31+00:00June 1st, 2016|

Memorial Day 2016 is over so that means that summer is in full swing.  Summer in Philadelphia means every weekend is filled with fun events.  This weekend we've got music, beer, and the luck of the Irish! Photo Credit: www.okayplayer.com The Roots Picnic Saturday June 4th, 2016 - Festival Pier at Penn's Landing [...]

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 [...]