Pastor Plays Matchmaker with Philly’s First Black Bachelor

2015-02-02T22:32:27-05:00February 2nd, 2015|

Philadelphia is home to many firsts – the first reading of the Declaration of Independence, the first zoo, the first Thanksgiving Day Parade, and many others. Now, our city can claim the first black bachelor to be featured on TV too! On Wednesday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m. Philadelphia native Shawn Bullard will make his debut [...]

Getting Your Sexy On In Philly

2014-11-18T16:37:18-05:00November 18th, 2014|

How people define what they find erotic may be different, but the basic idea is the same – it’s all about sex. And let’s be honest, we all think about it. So why not embrace it openly instead of sitting behind closed doors reading “Fifty Shades of Gray” and wishing that Christian Gray would come [...]

Oh Baby! Pennsylvania’s Most Popular Baby Names

2014-06-25T22:32:02-04:00June 25th, 2014|

  Every Parent can relate to the excitement, anxiety, and analytic process of deciding on the perfect name for their beautiful new bundle of joy! The Social Security Administration lists the most popular baby names, searchable by state and year. This is not only really interesting (if you ask us), but also a great resource [...]

Adorable Valentine Treats for Kids

2013-02-23T09:01:05-05:00February 11th, 2013|

  These semi-nutritious snacks will make the kiddies and their parents happy, with a minimal amount of chocolate pieces and a dose of fiber with light butter or butter free popcorn filled treat bags. Simple and VERY cost effective to make. One bag of microwavable popcorn and half a bag of M&M candies will fill [...]

Valentine’s Day Happenings

2013-02-23T09:02:00-05:00February 8th, 2013|

Can't decide how to impress your Valentine? Looking for something new to treat your sweetheart to this February? Since Cupid won't be shooting any arrows causing us all to fall hopelessly in love this Valentine's Day, you're going to have to put a little effort into planning the perfect date. Don't worry though, with our [...]

Dining After Dark with Iannelli’s

2013-01-31T16:22:49-05:00January 31st, 2013|

Iannelli's Bakery is a third generation South Philadelphia institution that has been family owned and operated since 1910, when Terry and Mirna Iannelli set out to transform the pizza industry with a cheese less pizza (also known as tomato pie). Today, their grandson and current owner/operator, Vincent Iannelli invites neighbors and friends to join him [...]

Tips For A Lovely Valentine’s Day

2013-02-26T11:43:53-05:00January 30th, 2013|

Valentine's Day is the second most popular holiday to celebrate by dining out. Restaurants expect to welcome over 70 million diners across the country who are looking for a romantic and pleasurable dining experience with their Valentine and we have industry insider tips to help you have the most happening Valentine's Day possible. Ritchie Furino, regional [...]

Restaurant Week Returns

2013-02-11T22:21:09-05:00January 21st, 2013|

Restaurant Week returns in the midst of our people’s choice competition, the Happening List. As readers head into the city over the next two weeks, many will be dining at Happening List nominated establishments. […]

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

2013-02-13T09:00:34-05:00January 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. [...]

The City of Bodily Love: 5 ways to increase your body confidence

2012-04-11T14:43:16-04:00April 11th, 2012|

Let’s face it- we are often more critical of ourselves than we are of anyone else and with warmer weather ahead and vacations down the shore booked, body confidence is on the mind of women in the city of Philadelphia and beyond. “When I meet girls, I’m always like, ‘Just do me one favor. Love [...]