Labor Day Weekend 2016: A Pictorial Recap

2016-09-07T12:59:34+00:00 September 6th, 2016|

Coming off the hottest August on record since 1874, a much more cool and pleasant Labor Day weekend swept through the city this weekend. From a majestic sunset on Friday night, to the Made in America Festival on the Parkway on Saturday and Sunday, to perfect weather on the holiday, it was a weekend to [...]

Enter to Win the Ultimate Prize Pack from Shady Brook Farm

2016-10-10T12:55:06+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|

Pumpkin patches, haunted hayrides, & holiday traditions! It's the time of year to hop in the car for a scenic visit to Bucks County to indulge your senses in beautiful foliage, spiced pumpkin flavors, and toasty bonfires. Shady Brook Farm in Yardley has long been a big draw throughout the Greater Philadelphia region for all things fall, with [...]

The Fast and the Furious (and Foldable): Philly’s First URB-E Turns Heads

2016-09-02T14:09:17+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|

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Ten Reasons to Love Summers in Philadelphia

2016-08-19T11:41:16+00:00 August 19th, 2016|

It's summertime and the livin' is easy. We love Philadelphia all year round, but there is something special about summer in the city: pop-up beer gardens, special events, outdoor meals, and unforgettable summer sunsets. Read on to find out 10 reasons to love summers in Philadelphia.   1.) Pop-up Beer Gardens: This summer, one of our [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 22-24

2016-07-20T15:23:44+00:00 July 20th, 2016|

  This week's pick 3 is all about Friday!  With the Democratic National Convention rolling into town on Monday (Click here for the DNC Survival Guide) Philly is taking the weekend easy but that doesn't mean we can't have a killer Friday.  From concerts to Art this Fourth Friday in July is sure to be [...]

‘It’s like your own personal amusement park ride’—Just a Man and His Cyr Wheel

2016-07-18T07:58:55+00:00 July 18th, 2016|

     A little over two years ago, Eric Heitzman saw a video that he thought looked "so incredibly cool." The video was of someone using a Cyr Wheel, an acrobatic apparatus invented for the circus that consists of a large aluminium or steel with a diameter approximately 4-6 inches taller than the performer. The [...]

Summer in the City: A Pictorial Recap of the Perfect Summer Day

2016-07-11T23:50:10+00:00 July 11th, 2016|

The Cira Centre sparkles against an idyllic backdrop on July 11, 2016 No filters necessary! Yesterday was the kind of day that is kind to the camera. Perfect temperatures, bright blue skies and the kind of puffy white, pink, and blue clouds that are straight out of an oil painting. The following photos are scenes [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 15-17

2016-07-11T09:38:25+00:00 July 11th, 2016|

Schuylkill River Arts Day    Saturday July 16th 10am-2pm - East Fairmount Park Live performances illuminate the river while audiences boat, play and picnic along the Schuylkill River. Start at 10am at Mander Playground and you will be entertained by Positive Movement, a drill team from Strawberry Mansion. Then walk as a group through beautiful Boxer’s Trail to Kelly [...]

How to Have a Block Party in Philadelphia

2016-06-28T16:10:00+00:00 June 28th, 2016|

Summer-time in Philly means that there's a good chance on a sunny weekend day you may need to give yourself a little extra time to get around certain parts of the city since families, neighbors, and friends might be shutting down the street for an old fashioned block party.  House parties are tons of fun especially in [...]

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

2016-06-15T15:46:51+00:00 June 12th, 2016|

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 [...]