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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Win a One-Year Family Membership to the Philadelphia Zoo

If you’ve been to the Philadelphia Zoo recently you have probably noticed the mesh trails around and above the zoo grounds. Who can miss a big cat walking above their head?! These mesh trails are part of first-of-its-kind Zoo360 animal exploration trails, a campus-wide network of see-through mesh trails that offer guests a truly unique [...]