Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Comes to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center November 2-4

2018-10-30T16:10:51+00:00October 30th, 2018|

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festivals Fall Tour will be making its stop in the Philadelphia area this weekend. You can enjoy this unique shopping and artistic experience at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4. For more than 40 years, Sugarloaf Craft Festivals have been some of [...]

Hee Haw: Getting a Kick Out of the DNC Donkeys Around Town

2016-07-25T09:47:23+00:00July 24th, 2016|

Ami Patel Hopkins of Philadelphia located all the DNC Donkeys Around Town with her husband, Anthony Hopkins and friends. Patel Hopkins (above), a native of Maryland, shows affection toward her home state's donkey on top of the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps.   Ami Patel Hopkins has gotten a real kick out of donkey hunting. [...]

Summer in the City: A Pictorial Recap of the Perfect Summer Day

2016-07-11T23:50:10+00:00July 11th, 2016|

The Cira Centre sparkles against an idyllic backdrop on July 11, 2016 No filters necessary! Yesterday was the kind of day that is kind to the camera. Perfect temperatures, bright blue skies and the kind of puffy white, pink, and blue clouds that are straight out of an oil painting. The following photos are scenes [...]

Philly Happening on the Town: Weekend Recap

2016-05-16T00:24:26+00:00May 16th, 2016|

Philly Happening was busy this weekend! We hit up some great eateries, attractions, and experienced all the beautiful sights and sounds of the city in weather that ranged from  sunshine to wind, to clouds and rain, and temperatures lingering in the 50s. It might not feel like May just yet, but there's still so much to do and [...]

Celebrating Earth Day: An Appreciation of Nature in the City

2016-04-22T12:06:37+00:00April 22nd, 2016|

On today's Earth Day, take a moment to behold all the beauty around you in Philadelphia. In the midst of man-made buildings, construction, and pavement, there are so many natural wonders and dazzling spectacles to appreciate. Philly Happening has taken photos around the year of various scenes of nature in the city at its finest. On this [...]

Experience the City’s Newest View

2015-09-24T13:46:39+00:00September 24th, 2015|

This November visitors and residents alike will be able to experience the best view of Philadelphia thanks to the new One Liberty Observation Deck. Those visiting the new observation deck will climb 883 feet up, via a state-of-the-art elevator, to an enclosed deck to get a top-down look at iconic sights like City Hall, the [...]

Fringe Festival’s Innovation and Creativity Take Over the Streets of Philadelphia

2015-09-13T19:24:23+00:00September 13th, 2015|

The 19th annual Fringe Festival, one of Philadelphia’s signature fall events put on by FringeArts, is well underway with its 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. The Festival, running now until September 19, explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, including [...]

City Hall to Serve as Canvas for Unique Art Installation

2015-09-04T14:16:03+00:00September 4th, 2015|

Interactive Visual Design Kicks Off National Art Exhibition Red Bull Art of Can Dilworth Park and the west façade of Philadelphia’s City Hall will serve as a setting and canvas for a unique visual art installation beginning on Thursday, October 1. The piece is part of the 2015 Red Bull Art of Can [...]

Have Your Photos Displayed at the Painted Bride Art Center

2015-08-03T15:20:59+00:00August 3rd, 2015|

Attention all professional, intermediate and novice photographers, the Painted Bride Art Center is asking for people to submit photos Philadelphia trees for a gallery exhibit they’re hosting in September. The exhibit is part of the Painted Bride’s RE-PLACE-ing Philadelphia project, which is built on the foundation of public dialogue and interaction, using art as a [...]

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 [...]