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

  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 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: February 17-19

Happy President's Day Weekend! Between basking in the post-Valentine's Day joy, the start of celebrating Mardi Gras, and the thrill of 3 days off, this weekend is bound to be a great one!   Mummers Mardi Gras Parade February 18th 11am-6pm - Main Street Manayunk  The Mummers aren't only for enjoying on New Years Day, [...]

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

  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 [...]

Out of Town Adventures: Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Offer Valentine’s Day and Other February Specials

    Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Bring Romance to the Slopes this February with Special Deals and Fun Events   Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time. As a girl from the Poconos, it always seemed funny that I had never experienced one of the areas greatest tourist attractions. And now, as a girl [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: February 10-12

February is the month of love, and where better to celebrate that then in the City of Brotherly Love!? Valentine's Day lands on a pretty boring Tuesday this year but that just means that we have two weekends to make dates to celebrate it!  Have a fun love-filled weekend Philly! Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention February [...]

3 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philadelphia

February has been set aside as the month to celebrate Black History since 1976.  Philadelphia has a lot of great opportunities to celebrate this rich culture and here are a few. African American Museum in Philadelphia 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia This museum was the first of it's kind.  Philadelphia was the first city to erect [...]

Satisfying Big Appetites on the Day of the Big Game

Super Bowl Sunday falls within the top 5 of the most gluttonous holidays in the country. On February 5th, even the most novice of football viewers will be tuning in, even if only to see the latest blockbuster commercials. If house parties are not your particular style, Philadelphia offers numerous establishments with all the food [...]

Philly Band CRUISR gets the crowd on its feet at The Fillmore

CRUISR is an indie pop band that started almost five years ago in the Philadelphia apartment of Andy States. What began as a side project with his friend from Bucks County, Jon Van Dine, turned into a variety of two to three song EPs released in the past three years: All Over, Go For It, [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: January 27-29

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 [...]