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 [...]

And All That Jazz: 3 Ways to Celebrate National Jazz Month

2016-04-19T06:48:49-04:00April 19th, 2016|

Looking to jazz up your life a little? In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, here are three easy ways to celebrate the hot riffs and cool jams of this eclectic style of music: Listen to Live Jazz Music: 1.) Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St.: Check the cafe's Web site,, for performance listings. 2.) Sassafrass, 48 South [...]

Liquid Tax Relief…Shaken, not Stirred

2016-04-18T11:35:06-04:00April 18th, 2016|

If there's ever a time that you need a cool, refreshing drink, it's on tax day. This year, tax day also happens to fall on a Monday, which gives you a second reason to mix up a drink. Below are three tasty tax-day drinks to mix up after work today to alleviate your stress. With both taxes and Monday [...]

5 Things to do Easter Weekend in Philly

2016-03-25T06:41:27-04:00March 25th, 2016|

It's Easter weekend here in Philly, and as always, there's plenty to do. This holiday weekend, take advantage of spending time with your family and friends and appreciate all that's around you in this beautiful city. Here are 5 suggestions for what to do:   1.) Check out the 34th Memorial Murphy Cup Regatta: Support local schools Temple, [...]

And the Winner Goes to….4 Winning Oscar Party Recipes

2017-02-18T22:27:53-05:00February 25th, 2016|

The best way to enjoy the Academy Awards is from the couch with a smorgasbord of delicious snacks and drinks at your fingertips. Philly Happening's Oscar's party recipe selections are simple yet classy. Minimal time will be spent in the kitchen, leaving you more time to enjoy the show from the best seat in the [...]

Mixing Beer with Beauty

2015-05-31T16:42:35-04:00May 31st, 2015|

Eviama Life Green Spa and Boutique, a Philadelphia based spa that uses superior organic and biodynamic products and creative methods, just invented a new formula and protocol using malted barley (provided by Home Sweet Homebrew in Philly), which is a BIG part of brewing beer. This may sound like a gimmick to attract attention during [...]

Storytime For Grownups: Get your geek on

2014-08-07T21:27:08-04:00August 7th, 2014|

by Nicole Loughan Geek culture has become chic and with it, geeky reading. The evidence is clear; open reading of sword and sorcery fantasy like “Game of Thrones” and comic book based shows going main stream like “The Walking Dead.” Geek culture is hot right now, need more proof one of the most popular shows on T.V. “The [...]

New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Books to Better Yourself

2014-02-04T20:20:13-05:00December 17th, 2013|

By Nicole Loughan It’s almost time to ring in the New Year and with it the resolutions. There are so many ways to start your resolution journey, sign up for a gym membership if you are trying to lose weight, talk to a financial advisor to get on the path to fiscal wellness or enroll in [...]