The Inside Scoop: Top 7 Ice Cream Parlors in Philly

2016-07-11T22:49:20+00:00June 27th, 2016|

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

2016-06-21T08:21:33+00:00June 21st, 2016|

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

2016-06-09T22:21:11+00:00June 9th, 2016|

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

2016-07-18T12:41:41+00:00June 2nd, 2016|

 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 [...]

3 Must-Try Burgers in Philadelphia

2017-09-10T09:55:40+00:00May 22nd, 2016|

Looking for a delicious burger in the city?  Here are 3 of our favorite picks for where to get your burger fix.   Smoking Betty's  Philly Happening list winner for best burger, Smoking Betty's menu has lot's of delicious BBQ to choice from but our choice is the TUR-DUK-EN BURGER with homemade stuffing, southern-style gravy, [...]

Free Festival! Annual Rittenhouse Row Festival Celebrates all the Best Rittenhouse Has to Offer

2016-05-19T10:15:39+00:00May 19th, 2016|

  Need something to do this weekend? Check out the annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival event, which will be held Saturday May 21, rain or shine, from noon to 5 p.m. on Walnut Street from Broad to 19th. The event is free to attend and is family-friendly. The festival showcases all of Rittenhouse's best fashion, [...]

Five Reasons to Love Philadelphia’s Night Market

2016-05-10T10:08:53+00:00May 9th, 2016|

Thursday, May 12, marks the start of Philadelphia's Night Market season. Night Market is a seasonal celebration of street food, music, culture, and community held in various neighborhoods throughout the city.  Thursday's Night Market will run from 6 -10 p.m.  in Roxborough. The Callowhill neighborhood will host the event on June 23,  West Philly will host [...]

4 Reasons to Choose a BYOB in Philadelphia

2016-04-07T12:04:26+00:00April 7th, 2016|

Philadelphia has a wide range of BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage) restaurants.  There are many reasons to head out to a BYOB restaurant this weekend and here are just a few. 1.) Bring your Favorite Beverage We all have our preferences and a BYOB allows you to bring exactly what you like to drink so [...]

Your Philadelphia CSA Guide

2016-03-22T11:28:33+00:00March 22nd, 2016|

It’s no surprise to anyone that eating fresh produce from a local garden is a healthier option than getting it from the grocery store. Even First Lady, Michelle Obama, encourages healthy eating with her “Let’s Move!” campaign and the White House garden, which she started when her husband took office. So it’s a no-brainer right? [...]

Ultimate Philadelphia Brunch Guide

2016-03-20T11:56:51+00:00March 20th, 2016|

Ah brunch, a meal that serves as both breakfast and lunch, usually consumed in the late morning and a long-standing favorite past time of most city dwellers.  There is just something wonderful about meeting friends for brunch after a night of being on the town, or taking the family out on that first day when [...]