“Phil” it up: Storage Solutions for Philly Residents

2013-01-11T22:33:06+00:00 January 11th, 2013|

Living in Philadelphia is a unique experience, and not everyone is cut out for city living. City dwellers often struggle with the lack of space. You don't see too many backyards with a shed or a garage to store a vehicle or tools. Some people think you can't have the best of both worlds, but [...]

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

2013-02-13T09:00:34+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|

At Philly Happening, we are kicking off 2013 in a big way- with the launch of our first contest of the year, The Happening List! The Happenings List is Philly's People's Choice competition - the best in people, places, businesses & events! We have categories to represent your favorite CheeseSteak, Museum, and everything happening in Philadelphia. [...]

Recycle Christmas for a Greener Philly in 2013

2013-01-02T15:15:42+00:00 December 27th, 2012|

The Philly Streets Department has a couple wonderful recycling programs this holiday season, not only making it easy for everyone to do their part to make Philadelphia a greener city, but you can also earn points with their new rewards program for special discounts at local retailers. This holiday season, give the gift of a [...]

Philly on the Move: Stress-Free Moving Tips

2012-12-12T15:36:25+00:00 December 12th, 2012|

Let’s face it, moving is stressful. Whether you are moving into or out of Philly, odds are you wish you could snap your fingers and have the whole process be done and over with. Moving time can be nerve-wracking for any family, but with the right preparations, you can make your move a breeze. Read [...]

Happening Holidays: Where to Buy a Christmas Tree

2012-12-05T14:18:29+00:00 December 5th, 2012|

O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree, how lovely are your branches! Wondering where you can find the Norman Rockwell Christmas Tree you've been dreaming of? Here is a list of local Christmas Tree Markets loaded with a variety of trees, wreaths, garland and more!   Philly Tree Delivery Finally, having a beautiful, live Christmas tree [...]

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

2012-10-28T09:49:03+00:00 October 28th, 2012|

Preparing before any major storm is key to how well you will recover in its wake. We all instantly stock up on non-perishables, gas up the car and grab cash from the ATM, but here are a few tips you may not have thought of that will make the days following a major storm or [...]

Greening Your Home This Fall to Save on Heating

2012-09-11T12:51:02+00:00 September 11th, 2012|

Summer’s coming to a close, and as the air starts to cool and the leaves begin to change color, it’s the perfect time to prepare your home for the fall and winter. Home heating bills can be a real drain on your wallet; luckily, there are ways you can go green and save money at [...]

A Breath of Fresh Philly Air: Clean Breathing Tips

2012-08-31T12:40:25+00:00 August 31st, 2012|

As summer winds down and the temperature cools off, Philadelphians will shut down their ACs and start opening up those windows to welcome the fresh air inside. What you may not realize, though, is that your home may have a pollution problem. Although we tend to think of pollution as an outdoor issue, most of [...]

Mosquitoes Won’t Bother You Anymore

2012-08-30T20:13:57+00:00 July 14th, 2012|

Nothing is more of a buzz kill than being eaten alive by insects which is always followed by excessive itching and scratching. Now you can enjoy a less buggy summer with this crafty mosquitoes trap  made from an inexpensive, everyday, household item. You will need: -Empty 2 liter bottle (plastic) -Glue -Yeast -Sugar -Warm Water [...]

Summer Safety Tips: Preventing Pool Injuries

2012-06-27T16:19:21+00:00 June 27th, 2012|

As thermometers in our region start creeping up to heat wave status again, residents will be spending some time in backyard pools to cool off. A swimming pool can be a great feature in a home; but it’s also a dangerous one. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 3,000 – 4,000 [...]