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 [...]

100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die: Local Author Pens Ultimate Philly Bucketlist

Irene Levy Baker, the author of the new book, 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia Before You Die, is not a Philadelphian by birth, she’s a Philadelphian by choice. Levy Baker is originally from Ohio, but has spent the last 25 years exploring Philadelphia’s nooks and crannies. Levy Baker landed in Philadelphia in 1991 when [...]

2016 Philly Fall Guide Presented by Shady Brook Farm

Your guide to all that is festive and fun this fall in Philadelphia and beyond, presented by Shady Brook Farm. Fall Fun FallFest at Shady Brook Farm is a family-fun tradition and, so much more!! For more than two decades, Shady Brook Farm has provided guests from near and far with memories that last a [...]

S’more Reasons to Love Philly: 6 Desserts to Satisfy Your S’mores Cravings

In case you needed s'more reasons to love Philadelphia, for today's National S'mores Day, there are plenty of places to go in the city to get your fix of melted chocolate, gooey marshmallows, and crunchy graham crackers. Read on to find out the best places to get your S'mores fix.   1. ) Insomnia Cookies' Jumbo [...]

Phasinating Philly Phacts: History of the Philly Cheesesteak

Anyone visiting Philadelphia knows that before they leave that HAVE to try a cheesesteak.  Most locals enjoy this delicacy after a night out on the town since so many steak shops are open all through the day and night.  If you go to pretty much any major city in the United States you will see [...]

The Inside Scoop: Top 7 Ice Cream Parlors in Philly

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! It's summertime and ice cream is on the mind. Philly may be known for cheesesteaks and water ice, but its ice cream selection is nothing to scoff at. From Chestnut Hill, to Fishtown, to Old City, Philly has plenty of top-rated cream places to check out this summer. Read [...]

Trains and Beer: 6 Reasons to Check out the New Viaduct Rail Park Pop-Up Beer Garden

An abandoned rail site merged with a green urban space has formed one of the hottest--and coolest-- pop-up beer gardens in the city. Located at the Viaduct Rail Park at 10th and Hamilton Streets, the Viaduct Rail Park pop-up beer garden draws inspiration from railroad cars, the cultural history of the rail line, and the beauty of [...]

Kale Salad Using Fresh Local Philly Ingredients

There are so many great ways to get fresh, local fruits and veggies in Philadelphia.  From the many farms, CSAs, and farmers markets to even your own backyard garden.  Getting all your veggies in for the day would be very difficult is there wasn't such a thing as a salad.  A great way to get [...]

‘Donut’ Miss Out! Four Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on National Donut Day

 By Maria Lobron, for Philly Happening It's the day Homer Simpson waits for all year: National Donut Day! But you don't have to be a Simpson to appreciate the deliciousness behind this day. Philly residents, and visitors alike, have a variety of local donut shops that they can visit today to indulge in this holiday [...]