How to Celebrate Halloween in Philadelphia

2019-10-07T13:10:19-04:00September 30th, 2019|

October is here, and it's officially the Halloween season! Whether you're looking to get scared, spend the day with the fam, or just enjoy some spooky themed food and drink, we've got you covered. There's something for every Halloween fan in Philly this month.   (Photo by Michelle Reese) Philadelphia Ghost [...]

Center City Restaurant Week Returns September 15 – 27

2019-09-09T13:03:56-04:00September 9th, 2019|

Peking Chicken is one of the 2nd course options at Cuba Libre during Restaurant Week. (Photo provided by Cuba Libre.) Make your reservations now! Center City District Restaurant Week, the twice-yearly culinary event savored by savvy Philadelphia foodies, returns September 15 through September 27. More than 120 restaurants will serve an exciting and [...]

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 [...]

Come Hungry: East Passyunk Restaurant Week Returns February 25

2019-02-15T16:34:53-04:00February 15th, 2019|

East Passyunk's tastiest two weeks of the year return! Twenty-six restaurants along Philadelphia's famed restaurant row will fire up special three-course menus between February 25 and March 8. Have you been wanting to try someplace new? Or maybe you just need an excuse to get together with friends. THIS is what you've been waiting for! [...]

Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Philly

2019-02-02T22:49:07-04:00February 2nd, 2019|

  With so many incredible restaurants in Philly, a nice dinner out is always a classic way to spend Valentine's Day. But if you want to get a little more creative this year, here are a few ideas. We've also included some tips of where to go, featuring our 2018 Happening List finalists and winners. [...]

2018-2019 Philadelphia New Year’s Eve Guide

2019-08-21T10:45:57-04:00December 13th, 2018|

By Michelle Reese (Photo Credit: delawareriverwaterfront.com) It's time to ring in yet another year and Philadelphia is one of the best places in the country to do it! Here's a list of Philly spots to enjoy special holiday menus and party the night away on December 31. Reservations tend to go quickly, so [...]

Philly Spots for Fall Cocktails

2019-08-21T10:48:56-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

It finally feels like fall weather is here to stay. The crisp, cool air calls for warm spices and autumnal flavors. But the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte isn’t the only beverage to sip this time of year. If drinks with a little more punch are more your speed, these Philly spots are mixing up some [...]

Single in the City: How to Be Who You Are, Not What He Wants

2017-02-14T21:04:10-04:00February 14th, 2017|

  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.   Single in the City takes on a bit of a different model this week. Instead of my [...]

2017 Valentine’s Day Guide: Art, Activities, and Heart-Shaped Sushi

2017-02-13T12:34:40-04:00February 13th, 2017|

  Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love, friendship, and relationships of all kinds.  If you and your sweetheart plan on sharing smooches over dinner to celebrate, be sure to do your research, plan ahead and have a reservation.  If you are hoping to plan something a little more unique, here are some great [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: January 27-29

2017-01-25T16:30:42-04:00January 25th, 2017|

It looks like the sun might join us this weekend so why not celebrate by heading out for some fun!? It's the Chinese New Year, the Auto Show is in town and you can still enjoy restaurant week on Sunday! Philadelphia Auto Show January 28-February 5 - Pennsylvania Convention Center The Philly Auto Show rolls [...]