Attention Philly Runners: You Can Now Report Trouble Spots in the City

More often than not, instances of verbal or physical harassment or near-misses with automobiles involving Philly runners go unreported. And if they are, police records don’t differentiate between runners and regular pedestrians. Alon Abramson, the creator of the Philadelphia-based running website Run Philly, is determined to fix that problem. Launched just last week, Abramson added an “Incident [...]

Attention Soccer Fans: Philadelphia Union’s Full 2015 Schedule Just Released

Good news sports fans, Major League Soccer released the Philadelphia Union’s full 2015 schedule! Even if you aren't a soccer fan, attending a game could do wonders for your social life and ladies you may even meet a cute fella. The Union’s schedule features exciting home matches against 2014 Supporters Shield and U.S. Open Cup winners [...]

Touching Stories That Will Inspire Philly Marathoners

This weekend the GORE-TEX® Philadelphia Marathon will attract more than 3,000 volunteers, 30,000 runners and 60,000 spectators. Here are some recent stories that will help give Philly runners and avid marathoners inspiration as they prepare for the big weekend. Homeless Use Philadelphia Marathon to Help Lift Their Lives This weekend a half-dozen runners will go from [...]

Philly’s New Ice Rink

This month the new Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park officially opened to the public. The rink will remain open seven days a week through February 22, 2015, offering all of Philadelphia, its residents, workers, students and visitors, a grand outdoor experience. Admission to the rink is $3 for children, ages 10 and under, and [...]

Top Rowers Compete for Gold Cup This Weekend in Philly

This weekend two great Philadelphia traditions will be coming together down on Boat House Row as the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta hosts the Gold Cup challenge. For those of you unfamiliar with the competitions, the Gold Cup – which some may know as the Philadelphia Challenge Cup – is the most storied [...]

Temple to Host Summer Remix Basketball Tournament

In 1993 AND1 launched in Philadelphia with the goal of sharing their passion about basketball and focusing on those that use the game as a metaphor success in everything they set out to do in life. The celebration of hard work, freedom of expression and dedication to excellence is reflected in the unique and iconic product that [...]

New Poetic Drama Celebrates Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, a popular Philadelphia theater company will debut its second theatrical production this month, “Poetik Blues: A Sistah’s Story” depicts hardships, joys of being an African-American woman. “Poetik Blues: A Sistah’s Story,” a play by Sweet Like Chocolate Productions, uses poetry, music and dance to address important social issues facing [...]

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

At Philly Happening, we are kicking off 2013 in a big way- with the launch of our first contest of the year, The Happening List! The Happenings List is Philly's People's Choice competition - the best in people, places, businesses & events! We have categories to represent your favorite CheeseSteak, Museum, and everything happening in Philadelphia. [...]