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. [...]

Sports Illustrated “Football’s Greatest” Author talks Philly Sports

Looking for the perfect gift for the sport's fan in your family? Check out Football's Greatest,  written by the editors of Sports Illustrated, this is the ideal present for any football fan. Philly Happening recently had the opportunity to speak with Bill Syken, a Philadelphia based Sports Illustrated editor, to answer a few questions about [...]

Philly Honors Eagle’s Player – Dawkins #20

Philly loves WEAPON X, player #20, Brian Dawkins and they wholeheartedly welcomed him into Lincoln Financial Field last night during the halftime show of the Eagles v. Giants game for a stellar celebration in honor of his retirement. Dawkins jersey #20 was officially retired during a pre-game ceremony held inside the Linc at 6:00 pm, [...]

Aloha Shane Victorino

With a heavy heart today Phillies fans all over learned that after eight consecutive seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies, Shane Victorino will say aloha Philly and well, aloha Los Angeles Dodgers. Trading Victorino to LA means the Phillies have acquired right-hander Josh Lindblom, right-hander Ethan Martin and a player to be named later or cash (as [...]


A PREMIER DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUE PART OF THE WELLS FARGO COMPLEX Over the weekend, Philadelphia welcomed the end of March with the official grand opening of XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, the much talked about and highly anticipated indoor/outdoor dining and entertainment district part of the Wells Fargo Complex in South Philly. The public [...]