Beer, Wine, & Spirits

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the real way, with a festive beverage! Choose the recipe that best fits your style: The Diva: Irish Rita · 2 parts Jameson Irish Whiskey · 1 part Tripe Sec · 4 parts Margarita Mix Shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a slated rim and fresh lime wedge   [...]

New Year’s Eve Guide

New Year’s Eve Guide

Save our Children Benefit Bash Join GYCDII for a fundraising event this NYE that will be just as grand as other New Year’s Eve parties in the city, except this one is for a good cause. Click the link above for all the info you need to attend a fantastic party for a great cause. [...]

Happening Holiday Cocktails

Happening Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few holiday cocktails sure to warm up your winter celebrations. Perhaps offer a signature drink at your next holiday bash, or have the girls over for a night of gossip, laughter and great drinks! Let us know which you plan to try this holiday season. MAPLE TODDY Ingredients 2 ounces of Alibi [...]

Harvest a Delicious Fall Cocktail

Harvest a Delicious Fall Cocktail

Fall is my favorite time of year. Crisp, breath-easy air, colorful autumn foliage, big sweaters, boots, pumpkins, gourds, and apple cider…Ahh, I can hardly contain myself! I always forget about all the great fall cocktails out there, and I hope these recipes inspire you to shake up something to enjoy by the campfire this fall. [...]

Mayfair Block Party this Memorial Day Weekend

Mayfair Block Party this Memorial Day Weekend

Summer must be close, because this Sunday, May 26th is the 1st Annual Mayfair! Set to take over Bainbridge Street in front of the Barrel House, this all day family fun fest will offer up a long list of local brews, southern style food, and live music. With an easy pay-as-you-go layout, you can enjoy [...]

St. Paddy’s Day Guide

St. Paddy’s Day Guide

  Saint Patrick’s Day is Sunday, March 17th – and with Philadelphia’s large Irish population, there are tons of great St. Patty’s Day happenings throughout the city. Heck, on March 17th we are all Irish, so put on some green and order a pint of “plain”. NORTHEAST PHILLY Northeast Erin Express March 9, 2013  1:00 [...]

Hoppy Happenings for Home Brewers

Hoppy Happenings for Home Brewers

With the arrival of Spring things begin to get a little hoppy in Philly and it’s not because of the freakishly large bunny who hides eggs for wee ones. Spring means Home Brew competitions a plenty! If you are a home brewer, beer lover, or all around beer aficionado, then these happenings are brewing just [...]

Restaurant Week Returns

Restaurant Week Returns

Restaurant Week returns in the midst of our people’s choice competition, the Happening List. As readers head into the city over the next two weeks, many will be dining at Happening List nominated establishments.

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

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. [...]

Philly Happened On This Day: National Repeal Day

Philly Happened On This Day: National Repeal Day

December 5, 1933 The day that alcohol was once again legal in the United States, thanks to the 21st Amendment. Celebrations broke out across the city as folks toasted the ratification on the 18th Amendment, allowing the sale, distribution, manufacturing and consumption of alcoholic beverages legal again. We celebrate Repeal Day because December 5th marks [...]