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 [...]

5 Philadelphia Holiday Traditions that begin on Thanksgiving Weekend

Philadelphia is our nation's birth place and with that comes many years of fantastic tradition. Every year Philadelphian's look forward to the holiday traditions that make this season so special. Here are five experiences that make Philadelphia one of the best places to live, work, and play during the holiday season. Blue Cross RiverRink Winter [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Who can believe that its Thanksgiving week already? In a couple of days, we'll be celebrating family, friends, and all we're thankful for--but before the turkey and cranberry sauce, we'll enjoy the annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. While New York's Macy's Day Parade seems to get all the critical acclaim--and media attention--our very own Turkey [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Marathon

This weekend, the Philadelphia Marathon took place through the streets of Philly--despite cold temperatures and extreme wind. Both the male and female winners set course records, and there was even a surprise engagement at the finish line. Though this year's event surely contained more surprises than most, the history of this annual event is fascinating [...]