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. [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: January 20-22

Though the weather has been relatively mild so far this winter, everyone needs a coat.  Whether your coat comes from a little too much food or a little too much beer, this weekend has you covered!  Enjoy the start to restaurant week throughout the city! Bon Appetite! Ambler Restaurant Week January 16-23 - Ambler, PA [...]

“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]

Single in the City: The Year in Review

    It's hard to believe that I started the Single in the City column one year ago. Single in the city, which is a reoccuring column in Philly Happening that appears on Wednesdays, chronicles me, a single thirty-something, new to Philadelphia, searching for friendship, love, and my place in this vibrant city. So much [...]

2017 New Year’s Day: Photo Recap

This New Year's Day was celebrated in Philly the way it always is, with family, friends, fun, and of course, Mummers!!  Here is a photo recap of some behind the scenes action at the Fancy Brigade show! Congratulations to this year's Fancy Brigade winner the South Philly Vikings!  

Single in the City: Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017–Relections and Projections on Love

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.    Blossom, Leap, and Leave Your Pantyhose Out to Dry It’s been almost one year since Single in the [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events: December 23-25

Can you believe that the Holidays are already upon us?  This year we are fortunate to celebrate two major traditions simultaneously since Hanukkah starts on December 24th, Christmas Eve.  Though holiday weekends are typically pretty slow in the city, there is still plenty to do!   Festival of Lights December 23rd 5pm-8:45pm - Philadelphia Museum of [...]

2017 Mummer’s Day Parade

The Uptown String Band performing "Stop, Drop and Drum Roll" during the 2016 New Year's Day Parade Watch out if you’re walking around Philadelphia the first few days of January because you may run into sequins, glitter, feathers, and a number of other things left behind by some of the city’s most animated [...]