Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

2013-02-13T09:00:34+00:00January 2nd, 2013|

At Philly Happening, we are kicking off 2013 in a big way- with the launch of our first contest of the year, The Happening List! The Happenings List is Philly's People's Choice competition - the best in people, places, businesses & events! We have categories to represent your favorite CheeseSteak, Museum, and everything happening in Philadelphia. [...]

Happening Holidays: Pop-Up Shops

2012-12-11T14:51:59+00:00December 11th, 2012|

Pop-Up Shops Popping Up All over Philly This December! 'Tis the season for shopping, and with the holidays giving us all an extra reason to shop til we drop many retailers have Pop-Up Shops forming around the city. A Pop-Up shop is a limited shopping event where a retailers sets up shop at a temporary [...]

There’s A New Chick in Town

2012-11-08T12:24:00+00:00October 1st, 2012|

Photo collage by Blake Feldman On Wednesday, October 3 at 7 a.m. Federal Donuts will officially open their second location right here in Center City at 1632 Sansom Street. Federal Donuts is the insanely popular coffee, donuts-and-fried-chicken shop which opened almost one year ago in South Philly. The new location will offer donut and chicken [...]

New Hotel Opens in Historic District

2012-09-19T21:39:25+00:00September 19th, 2012|

A new boutique hotel opens in Philadelphia’s historic Old City section this fall, Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, the newest location for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and a game changer for Philadelphia, according to Nick Gregory, General Manager, Hotel Monaco Philadelphia. […]

Prohibition Exhibit comes to National Constitution Center

2012-08-02T12:29:27+00:00August 2nd, 2012|

The roaring twenties got their title for many reasons, many due to the implementation of the 18th amendment which took effect January 17th, 1920 at midnight, marking the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages illegal and punishable by law across the United States. […]

Phillesbian.com Now LIVE!

2012-05-21T21:51:57+00:00May 22nd, 2012|

Phillesbian.com is the only digital magazine catering exclusively to women who love women in Philadelphia (and the surrounding suburbs), and it is now LIVE so be sure to check it out! It strives to be informative and insightful with a dash of humor, offering lesbian/queer identified women in Philly a resource for news, arts & [...]

A New Market in the Headhouse District

2012-04-27T20:20:04+00:00April 24th, 2012|

On Friday, May 11, local entrepreneur Bob Logue will launch The New Market at The Shambles (2nd and Lombard Streets), a showcase of American-made food, goods and services in historic Headhouse Square. Featuring local and domestic craftsmen, tradesmen and artisans, the market will be held from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. most Fridays in May [...]


2012-04-02T15:38:03+00:00April 1st, 2012|

A PREMIER DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUE PART OF THE WELLS FARGO COMPLEX Over the weekend, Philadelphia welcomed the end of March with the official grand opening of XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, the much talked about and highly anticipated indoor/outdoor dining and entertainment district part of the Wells Fargo Complex in South Philly. The public [...]

A new dining option in Rittenhouse Square

2012-03-20T19:51:49+00:00March 20th, 2012|

This spring, Vernick Food & Drink (2031 Walnut Street), an inviting neighborhood bistro from Cherry Hill, NJ native Chef-owner Greg Vernick, will open in the Rittenhouse Square area.  Drawing from his world travels and work abroad, Chef Vernick, will use extraordinary regional products to create a menu of approachable, globally-inspired dishes.  The bi-level restaurant’s modern [...]