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Can You Dig It? The Area’s Newest Attraction

Can You Dig It? The Area’s Newest Attraction

The area’s newest theme park is a diggin’ good time! Your family can scoop up all the fun with just a short drive to SoJo. Diggerland USA is a construction themed adventure park where children and their families drive, ride, and operate heavy machinery in a safe family-friendly outdoor environment that spans over 14 acres. […]

The Philly Mart Winter Pop up

The Philly Mart Winter Pop up

The Philly Mart, Philadelphia’s, newest, open air artisan and antiques market will launch in February with an indoor winter “popup” shop right on Main Street in Manayunk. The Philly Mart winter pop up is a unique partnership with The Transfer Station, an innovative Manayunk startup offering a retail marketplace, co- working space, creative labs and […]

New Eats: Happening New Dining Options

New Eats: Happening New Dining Options

Goat’s Beard – Manayunk Check out this hot new restaurant and bar located in Manayunk, where guests can’t say enough great things about the look, taste and vibe of Goat’s Beard. A restaurant built around the local love of Philadelphia, serving up delicious bold flavors, plenty of  craft beers and domestic whiskeys, as well as […]

Win 2 Tickets to The Pro Gymnastics Challenge

Win 2 Tickets to The Pro Gymnastics Challenge

You could win 2 FREE tickets to one of the biggest gymnastics events of the year- the Pro Gymastics Challenge, featuring Olympic and world-renowned gymnast in a thrilling battle.  PGC is a skill-for-skill competition with teams consisting of both men and women squaring off against each other for true athletic supremacy. PGC athletes will deliver a jaw-dropping […]

"April in Paris" chamber music concert featuring harp, flute, and viola

Enjoy “April in Paris” this April – A Unique Concert

This April, Trio à Trois, a unique ensemble made up of internationally acclaimed musicians will perform a concert, “April in Paris”, featuring selections inspired by or written in La Ville-Lumière ~ The City of Lights. This concert will take place in the Historic St. Georges United Methodist Church. Highlights of the concert include some of […]

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. […]

Happening Holidays: Pop-Up Shops

Happening Holidays: Pop-Up Shops

Pop-Up Shops Popping Up All over Philly This December! ‘Tis the season for shopping, and with the holidays giving us all an extra reason to shop til we drop many retailers have Pop-Up Shops forming around the city. A Pop-Up shop is a limited shopping event where a retailers sets up shop at a temporary […]

Photo collage by Blake Feldman

There’s A New Chick in Town

On Wednesday, October 3 at 7 a.m. Federal Donuts will officially open their second location right here in Center City at 1632 Sansom Street. Federal Donuts is the insanely popular coffee, donuts-and-fried-chicken shop which opened almost one year ago in South Philly. The new location will offer donut and chicken lovers totally new flavors from the original […]

New Hotel Opens in Historic District

New Hotel Opens in Historic District

A new boutique hotel opens in Philadelphia’s historic Old City section this fall, Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, the newest location for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and a game changer for Philadelphia, according to Nick Gregory, General Manager, Hotel Monaco Philadelphia.

Prohibition Exhibit comes to National Constitution Center

Prohibition Exhibit comes to National Constitution Center

The roaring twenties got their title for many reasons, many due to the implementation of the 18th amendment which took effect January 17th, 1920 at midnight, marking the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages illegal and punishable by law across the United States.