Book Lovers Event: Author of ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back’ to Sign Books at Free Library of Philadelphia

2016-07-18T13:03:13-04:00June 7th, 2016|

By Maria Lobron, for Philly Happening Attention book lovers: Mark your calendars!  At 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13, Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway), will be hosting a free book-signing event with the best-selling author Terry McMillan for the launch of her new [...]

Five Reasons Philly Improv Theater’s DÜOFEST is a Must-See!

2016-06-02T00:22:07-04:00June 1st, 2016|

The only improv comedy festival in the world devoted to comic duos starts today, Wednesday, June 1, at Philly Improv Theater. DÜOFEST features 32 acts from all over North America. It runs through Saturday, June 4 at Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom Street. Tickets to individual shows, or an all-access pass, are available at Philly Improv Theatre's Improv Producer, [...]

Free Festival! Annual Rittenhouse Row Festival Celebrates all the Best Rittenhouse Has to Offer

2016-05-19T10:15:39-04:00May 19th, 2016|

  Need something to do this weekend? Check out the annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival event, which will be held Saturday May 21, rain or shine, from noon to 5 p.m. on Walnut Street from Broad to 19th. The event is free to attend and is family-friendly. The festival showcases all of Rittenhouse's best fashion, [...]

Five Reasons to Love Philadelphia’s Night Market

2016-05-10T10:08:53-04:00May 9th, 2016|

Thursday, May 12, marks the start of Philadelphia's Night Market season. Night Market is a seasonal celebration of street food, music, culture, and community held in various neighborhoods throughout the city.  Thursday's Night Market will run from 6 -10 p.m.  in Roxborough. The Callowhill neighborhood will host the event on June 23,  West Philly will host [...]

Best Lunch Break Ever: 4th Annual Food Truck Pop Up Hits Center City Thursday, April 14

2016-04-13T09:35:42-04:00April 13th, 2016|

  Don't pack your lunch tomorrow! Head over to 13th and Locust for the 4th Annual Food Truck Pop Up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, April 14th. The event is part of the Dining Out for Life Philadelphia, an annual dining fundraising event that raises money for AIDS service organizations. Some of your favorite local [...]

6 Delicious Reasons to Love Manayunk’s Restaurant Week

2016-04-12T07:10:55-04:00April 12th, 2016|

It's that time of year again in Manayunk: Restaurant week! Through Friday, April 22, you can enjoy delectable three course meals from restaurants in Manayunk at the pricepoints of $15, $25, and $35. Here are six delicious reasons to go out on the town and delight in restaurant week (as if you really needed reasons!): 1.) For [...]

Unexpected Items to Buy at a Pawn Shop

2016-03-21T11:18:13-04:00March 21st, 2016|

When you think "pawn shop," you probably focus on gold, silver, and other jewelry and electronic devices like computers and televisions. While you can find all of these items in a pawn shop, you can also find some unexpected treasures. Pawn shops aren't just a place to turn to if you are in need of [...]

6 Must-Do’s for Philadelphia Beer Lovers

2016-02-27T18:13:40-04:00February 27th, 2016|

If you love local craft beer than Philadelphia is the place for you.  We have a bunch of breweries, beer-centered restaurants, and festivals throughout the year that celebrate our love of this luscious libation. Here's a list of places for you to "hop" on out to!   Philly Craft Beer Festival 4747 S. Broad Street 1-877-435-9849 [...]

5 Inside Activities to do with Kids in Philadelphia

2016-02-27T16:57:54-04:00February 27th, 2016|

March brings spring and with it the promise of warmer weather but that doesn't mean we're out of the woods with winter quite yet.  This late in the school year after months of cold weather who can blame a kid for getting a little bit stir crazy?  So what's a parent, grandparent, or sitter to [...]