Discovering the Impressionists at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

2015-06-23T13:51:06+00:00June 23rd, 2015|

Uncover the untold story of Monet, Renoir, Manet, Degas, Pissarro, and their visionary art dealer and champion, Paul Durand-Ruel. Despite its popularity today, Impressionism was not immediately embraced by collectors, dealers, or the public. An important figure in the rise of the Impressionists is Paul Durand-Ruel, a visionary Parisian art dealer who enthusiastically championed their [...]

The Best Way to do a Walking Tour of Philadelphia

2015-05-25T18:09:39+00:00May 25th, 2015|

If you’re anything like me whenever you stop in a big city, you have a few main attractions that you’d like to visit and end up haphazardly spending half your day staring at maps and trying to figure out the public transit system. However, by focusing on a limited few attractions, we’re missing out on [...]

Future Sensations Exhibition Hits Philly’s Oval

2015-05-25T18:18:34+00:00May 25th, 2015|

A never-before-seen global exhibition providing an experiential journey of science, storytelling, and art is making its only U.S. tour stop in Philadelphia from May 29 through June 6 at the Oval on the Ben Franklin Parkway. The exhibition, Future Sensations, is being installed in honor of the 350th anniversary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world's [...]

2015 Philly Happening List Red Carpet Bash

2015-06-08T00:03:19+00:00May 7th, 2015|

Get ready to celebrate, Philly! Hundreds of locals will walk the red carpet, chat with Philly Happening TV, and party the night away in honor of the amazing Philadelphia community. Since the beginning of the year, thousands of local people, places, events, and businesses have been nominated across 11 comprehensive Happening List categories ranging from “Food & Drink” to “Home [...]

Philly to Get Rainbow Crosswalks

2015-03-28T20:10:43+00:00March 28th, 2015|

The Gayborhood is about to get a little more colorful, thanks to Philly Pride Presents and the City of Philadelphia. This summer, the city will paint permanent rainbow-colored crosswalks at two intersections — 12th and Locust and 13th and Locust streets. The crosswalks, eight in total, will be painted shortly after Pride and dedicated at [...]

Brunch at a New Height

2015-03-28T15:33:25+00:00March 28th, 2015|

Photo Courtesy of Jamie Delaine Photography If you’re like me, and I know many of you are, turning down an invitation to brunch is difficult to do. Anyone who can resist the delicious combination of breakfast and lunch is my hero. For those of us lacking that kind of magical willpower, it’s time [...]

Philly’s New Industrial Inspired Eatery and Bar is Now OPEN

2015-03-15T15:17:19+00:00March 15th, 2015|

U-Bahn, an industrial inspired eatery and bar, has officially taken over the space at 1320 Chestnut Street – where the former clothing store located beneath BRU Craft & Wurst used to live. The new Midtown Village stop for all things local – food, beer, and music – officially opened its doors on March 5. Guests [...]

There’s No Place Like Philly

2015-03-03T12:54:49+00:00March 3rd, 2015|

Most people on the East Coast know that Philly is a great city for food, with some very irresistible signature dishes – like cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, hoagies, roast pork, scrapple, butter cake, and so much more. Lately, it seems as though the rest of the world is finally catching on to Philly’s greatness, and not [...]

Philly’s New P’unk Burger

2015-02-13T16:53:05+00:00February 13th, 2015|

Marlo and Jason Dilks – owners of SliCE, the yummy pizza joint serving up heart shaped pizza’s this Valentine’s Day – just today opened the doors to a new place called P’unk Burger at 1823 East Passyunk Avenue.  And get this; patrons visiting P’unk Burger today have the opportunity to enter to win a year [...]

Independence Blue Cross Sponsors Philly’s Bike Share System

2015-02-12T10:19:43+00:00February 12th, 2015|

Get your gears ready, there’s a new bike share system coming to town! Just this week, Mayor Michael Nutter and Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty announced the official name and corporate sponsor of Philadelphia’s new bike share program: Indego, brought to you by Independence Blue Cross. The new system – scheduled to launch [...]