It’s Easy Being Green: Philly Greenfest Pictorial Recap

Greenfest, the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area took over Headhouse Square and South Street on Sunday, September 11. With more than 150 vendors and exhibits, Greenfest is the place to go to learn about sustainability while having fun. Philly Happening was on hand to peruse the vendor tables, partake in some of the [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: September 9-11

There is no need to have the post-labor day blues here in Philly since September is off to a rocking start.  From beer to theatre to more beer and sausage, this weekend has it all!  Enjoy! Fringe Festival September 9-24th - Varied locations throughout the city If you like live theatre and the arts then [...]

Labor Day Weekend 2016: A Pictorial Recap

Coming off the hottest August on record since 1874, a much more cool and pleasant Labor Day weekend swept through the city this weekend. From a majestic sunset on Friday night, to the Made in America Festival on the Parkway on Saturday and Sunday, to perfect weather on the holiday, it was a weekend to [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 26-28

Well Philly we've made it to the last weekend of August and if you are not among those dipping your toes in the Jersey shore than we've found some events for you to enjoy right here in your own backyard.  Have a great weekend! Philadelphia Jerk Festival Sunday August 28th - Fairmount Park Philadelphia Jerk [...]

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 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 19-21

Has August been hot enough for you or what?  Whether you are absolutely done with the heat and must stay indoors or you are up to brave the weather in hopes of gaining some cultural education and fun, we've got you covered this weekend.  From a fun murderous show to traveling around the world, without [...]

S’more Reasons to Love Philly: 6 Desserts to Satisfy Your S’mores Cravings

In case you needed s'more reasons to love Philadelphia, for today's National S'mores Day, there are plenty of places to go in the city to get your fix of melted chocolate, gooey marshmallows, and crunchy graham crackers. Read on to find out the best places to get your S'mores fix.   1. ) Insomnia Cookies' Jumbo [...]

Did-ja Know? Phasinating Philly Phacts: Philadelphia Cream Cheese

The cat is out of the bag: "Philadelphia" cream cheese is not actually from Philadelphia. It isn't made here, and wasn't developed here, even though most people think it was. American style cream cheese, which is a version of what was originally known in Europe as Neufchatel, developed in the 1870s by dairy man William Lawrence in [...]

Phasinating Philly Phacts: History of the Philly Cheesesteak

Anyone visiting Philadelphia knows that before they leave that HAVE to try a cheesesteak.  Most locals enjoy this delicacy after a night out on the town since so many steak shops are open all through the day and night.  If you go to pretty much any major city in the United States you will see [...]

How to Have a Block Party in Philadelphia

Summer-time in Philly means that there's a good chance on a sunny weekend day you may need to give yourself a little extra time to get around certain parts of the city since families, neighbors, and friends might be shutting down the street for an old fashioned block party.  House parties are tons of fun especially in [...]