10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

4 Ways to Celebrate Leap Day Today in Philadelphia

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

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

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 [...]