2016 Happening List Hall of Fame: CrossFit Novem

CrossFit Novem Novem BootCamp 1221 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19125 215-291-2968 CrossFit Novem & Novem Barbell (On-Ramp Sessions) 1732 Howard Street, Unit B Philadelphia, PA 19122 215-291-2968 Winner: CrossFit CrossFit brings together unique groups of people in pursuit of a common interest – lifelong fitness and well-being. No matter your size, age, or athletic ability, [...]

Father’s Day Happenings: A Guide for Father’s Day Fun

Father's Day is Sunday, June 19. With plenty of great happenings in and around Philadelphia, it’s easier than ever to plan a fun and memorable Father’s Day for Dad. Check out Philly Happening’s list of Father’s Day ideas to treat that special father-figure in your life.   PECO Primate Jungle Days  Swing into PECO Primate [...]

Five Things You Didn’t Know About This Weekend’s Broad Street Run

It's that time of year again! The Blue Cross Broad Street run will take place on Sunday, May 1. Read on to discover five things about this annual Philadelphia race: 1.) The Broad Street run is the largest 10-mile road race in the United States. 2.) The race was founded in 1980 by Jason Katz, with 1454 men [...]

Right on Track: Five Things to Learn about the Penn Relays

 The Penn Relays, also known as the Penn Relays Carnival, held at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field, will run from Thursday, April 28 through Saturday April 30.  Read on to learn five things about the storied annual event: 1.) The Penn Relays is the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States, [...]

Your Philadelphia CSA Guide

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? [...]

The Woman Beyond the Uniform: A Conversation with Erica Walsh

Local Fitness Owner Looks to Raise Funds for Homeless Female Veterans—and Inspire— as participant in Ms. Veteran America Pageant. Walsh (front) during her military days Erica Walsh believes in Karma. She works hard every single day to give back to the community and to contribute to causes bigger than herself. As a participant in the [...]

Ice Ice Baby: 6 Area Ice Rinks to Get Your Skating Fix

  Ice skating is an inexpensive way to get fresh air, exercise, and socialization.     The holiday season is upon us. It's a perfect time to take a spin on a fresh sheet of ice and enjoy the fresh winter air. Philadelphia offers plenty of outdoor skating rinks--and some great indoor ones, too. So [...]

Center City Happening: CoreFitness

"We live in a special city. We want everyone to feel strong. Rocky strong." - Cindy Brown, co-owner of CoreFitness in Philadelphia With the highly anticipated follow-up to Philadelphia's most iconic movie, Rocky, hitting theaters this month, we're reminded of the fighting spirit that makes the city so special.  That Philadelphia spirit and a passion for [...]

Wake Up Yoga Offers Class on Physical and Energetic Qualities of Touch

Holding Space: Energy & Anatomy of Touch Touch has the power to reveal our histories and heal our bodies. In a yoga setting, touch is one way we communicate with our clients/students, often inviting them to go deeper. Moving bodies safely is one important aspect of touch and is learned through the anatomy of movement [...]