4 Reasons to Love Restaurant Week

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

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 2-4

2016-11-30T11:15:15+00:00 November 30th, 2016|

This first weekend of December brings us lots of holiday cheer!  Not only is First Friday this weekend but there are events for all members of the family to start of this month of holiday fun! Art After 5 - Ugly Sweater Party December 2nd 5:30pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of Art Every Friday night after [...]

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

2016-11-29T07:43:50+00:00 November 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 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 18-20

2016-11-16T22:21:15+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

We are running into November's third weekend in style.  Whether you are running to the movies, shopping till you drop, or actually running a marathon, this is the weekend for you! Philadelphia Marathon November 18-20 The Philadelphia Marathon will take over the city all weekend.  Kicking off on Friday, and continuing on Saturday, with a [...]

2016 Philly Happening Holiday Guide

2016-11-11T10:13:15+00:00 November 11th, 2016|

It's the holiday season once again and here in Philadelphia we have so many ways to celebrate! Holiday Parades and Tree Lightings Chestnut Hill's Community Holiday Parade Saturday December 10th 9am - 8700 Germantown Avenue Join the Holiday fun as the Chestnut Hill Community Parades down Germantown Avenue.  The fun starts at 9am at the corner [...]

Photo Recap: 2016 Beer and Bacon Festival

2016-11-06T20:27:49+00:00 November 6th, 2016|

Lots of fun and plenty of calories were had at the 2016 Beer and Bacon Festival.  Philly sure knows how to do these two delicacies right! Thanks to all the breweries, restaurants, and locals who made todays event so great.  Here are some photos from the event.

Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 4-6

2016-11-02T11:10:57+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|

This weekend is filled with great ways to enjoy the cool fall weather we are set to have.  From soccer championships, to fun with the Flyers, to BEER AND BACON, get out and enjoy! Philadelphia International Unity Cup November 5th 12pm-8pm - Citizen's Bank Park Since mid-April Philadelphia has been hosting a world-cup style soccer [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: October 28-30

2016-10-26T16:52:30+00:00 October 26th, 2016|

This Halloween weekend is full of spooky fun for people of all ages.  Since the holiday falls on a Monday this year we have all weekend to party and celebrate.  Enjoy! Henri David's Halloween Ball Sunday October 30th 9pm - Sheraton City Center Jeweler and Party Host extraordinaire, Henri David, has been throwing the best Halloween [...]

Meet Your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Pete Leontaras

2016-10-24T17:57:06+00:00 October 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 [...]