Meet Your 2016 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers: Ashley George

    Philly Happening is proud to announce the inaugural list of  top 10 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers of 2016! Philadelphia's Movers &  Shakers were nominated by readers and selected by Philly Happening and its Publishers at Happenings Media. Over the course of the month, we will be shining a spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made [...]

Remembering ‘Popeadelphia’ 2015: One Year Anniversary of the Papal Mass on the Parkway

  One year ago today, Pope Francis celebrated mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the World Meeting of Families. While in Philadelphia, Pope Francis visited Independence Hall, gave mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, and attended the Festival of Families outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Throughout the week leading [...]

Ghosting: When Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Single in the City is a reoccurring column on Philly Happening that will appear on Wednesdays. It chronicles a single thirty-something, new to the Philadelphia, searching for friendship, love, and her place in this vibrant city.   Ghost Busting:  The Truth About Ghosting and Why Ghosters Aren't Worth Your Time Well, it’s been awhile.  Single in [...]

It’s Easy Being Green: Philly Greenfest Pictorial Recap

Greenfest, the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area took over Headhouse Square and South Street on Sunday, September 11. With more than 150 vendors and exhibits, Greenfest is the place to go to learn about sustainability while having fun. Philly Happening was on hand to peruse the vendor tables, partake in some of the [...]

Enter to Win the Ultimate Prize Pack from Shady Brook Farm

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 [...]

Ten Reasons to Love Summers in Philadelphia

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 [...]

Five Fun Facts about The Olympics Games–Including Philadelphia Connections!

The Olympics are here! The XXXI Olympiad officially begins tonight in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the Opening Ceremony broadcast on NBC. To celebrate the start of the greatest show on the world's stage, here are Five Fun Facts about the history of the Olympic Games, including some new local connections. Stay tuned in the next [...]