“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 [...]

How to Plan a Winning Holiday Office Party, presented by Food.ee

People throughout Philadelphia are decking the walls of their cubicles and getting ready for their company holiday parties! Corporate holiday parties provide a welcome break from the every day and give coworkers a chance to let loose, celebrate a year of hard work, and forge lasting friendships. Here are five steps to celebrating the season with a winning holiday [...]

Found is a ‘Find’: Top 5 Reasons to see Found, a New Musical Comedy at Philadelphia Theatre Company

    They say that no one writes letters anymore, but Davy knows that’s not true. FOUND, a new musical comedy by Philadelphia Theatre Company, centers around main character, Davy, who becomes obsessed with collecting and sharing the surprising, hilarious, and irrelevant notes and letters that surround us every day, everywhere we go, after he [...]

10 Delicious Ways to Spike Your Hot Chocolate

  Last Wednesday, customers at SkyGarten got their first taste of the aerial hot spot's spiked hot chocolate bar.  For a limited time during the holiday season, hot chocolate will be served in a variety of delectable ways to warm the soul--with Bourbon Cream, Fireball, or Peppermint Schnapps. SkyGarten, located on the 51st floor of [...]