(Blood) Thirsty For More? iTunes and Global DVD Release Dates Announced for Locally-Shot Film Starring Ice-T

  Fans of vampire horror-action movies have something new to sink their teeth into. Speakeasy Pictures and Impulse-FX have announced the Feb 21 iTunes pre-sale and the March 7  Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and Digital HD release of the the period action thriller Bloodrunners. The latest feature written by writer-director Dan Lantz centers on a turf [...]

Local Authors Pen ‘Pretty Little World’–a Modern Twist on Communal Living in the City of Brotherly Love

In Pretty Little World, authors and real-life friends and former Philadelphia neighbors, Elizabeth LaBan and Melissa DePino present a snapshot of three modern families with a sentimental yearning for community. The three families can't imagine life without one another--until one family outgrows their tiny row house. In a bid to stay together, a crazy idea [...]

Single in the City: How to Be Who You Are, Not What He Wants

  Single in the City is a reoccurring column on Philly Happening that will appear on Wednesdays. It chronicles a single thirty-something, new to the Philadelphia, searching for friendship, love, and her place in this vibrant city.   Single in the City takes on a bit of a different model this week. Instead of my [...]

Out of Town Adventures: Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Offer Valentine’s Day and Other February Specials

    Pennsylvania Ski Resorts Bring Romance to the Slopes this February with Special Deals and Fun Events   Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time. As a girl from the Poconos, it always seemed funny that I had never experienced one of the areas greatest tourist attractions. And now, as a girl [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: February 10-12

February is the month of love, and where better to celebrate that then in the City of Brotherly Love!? Valentine's Day lands on a pretty boring Tuesday this year but that just means that we have two weekends to make dates to celebrate it!  Have a fun love-filled weekend Philly! Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention February [...]

Maria Ferzola-Lipiros: Entrepreneur, Teacher, and Inspiration

  The Philly Happening Women Series is a reoccurring feature that  highlights inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love!   When Maria Ferzola-Lipiros can't find a solution, she creates one.  After working as a school teacher in Philadelphia, Maria Ferzola-Lipiros saw a huge need for high-quality one-on-one classroom [...]

Satisfying Big Appetites on the Day of the Big Game

Super Bowl Sunday falls within the top 5 of the most gluttonous holidays in the country. On February 5th, even the most novice of football viewers will be tuning in, even if only to see the latest blockbuster commercials. If house parties are not your particular style, Philadelphia offers numerous establishments with all the food [...]

Philly Band CRUISR gets the crowd on its feet at The Fillmore

CRUISR is an indie pop band that started almost five years ago in the Philadelphia apartment of Andy States. What began as a side project with his friend from Bucks County, Jon Van Dine, turned into a variety of two to three song EPs released in the past three years: All Over, Go For It, [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: January 27-29

It looks like the sun might join us this weekend so why not celebrate by heading out for some fun!? It's the Chinese New Year, the Auto Show is in town and you can still enjoy restaurant week on Sunday! Philadelphia Auto Show January 28-February 5 - Pennsylvania Convention Center The Philly Auto Show rolls [...]

Amber Wanner: CEO and Matchmaker Extraordinaire

The Philly Happening Women Series is a reoccurring feature that highlights inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love! Amber Wanner had a knack for finding people jobs, so why not find them love, too?    Amber Wanner worked at a tech recruiting company while earning her B.S. [...]