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Spring into Outdoor Prep

Spring into Outdoor Prep

The first day of spring is less than a month away and yards across Philadelphia are beginning to recover from the winter’s snow and ice, which means it’s time to start assessing our homes’ exteriors. Follow this checklist to ensure your outdoor projects are manageable this spring: Repairs: The winter can be cruel on stone [...]

The British Are Coming!

The British Are Coming!

Put on some knickers, grab a cup of tea and throw on your favorite One Direction track because the 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show is coming. March 2nd through March 10, 2013, this annual event will take over the Philadelphia Convention Center with a “Brilliant” flower exhibition that is fun for all ages. The Philadelphia Flower [...]

Portable Heater Home Safety Tips

Portable Heater Home Safety Tips

It’s been a frigid week here in Philly, with temperatures well into the teens and wind chills reaching record lows. With the colder temperatures often comes an increase in portable home heater use, such as electric space heaters, kerosene heaters and other hot air devices. The Philadelphia Fire Department states that “most fires involving portable [...]

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Philadelphia Home Show Ticket Giveaway

The 2013 Philadelphia Home Show lands in Center City February 2-10, 2013, with over 500 industry experts and thousands of new exciting products and services. This year’s show promises to highlight the latest trends in remodeling, decorating and gardening. Special guests include Mark Brunetz of “Clean House” and Jason Cameron of DIY’s “Desperate Landscapes & [...]

“Phil” it up: Storage Solutions for Philly Residents

“Phil” it up: Storage Solutions for Philly Residents

Living in Philadelphia is a unique experience, and not everyone is cut out for city living. City dwellers often struggle with the lack of space. You don’t see too many backyards with a shed or a garage to store a vehicle or tools. Some people think you can’t have the best of both worlds, but [...]

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. [...]

Recycle Christmas for a Greener Philly in 2013

Recycle Christmas for a Greener Philly in 2013

The Philly Streets Department has a couple wonderful recycling programs this holiday season, not only making it easy for everyone to do their part to make Philadelphia a greener city, but you can also earn points with their new rewards program for special discounts at local retailers. This holiday season, give the gift of a [...]

Philly on the Move: Stress-Free Moving Tips

Philly on the Move: Stress-Free Moving Tips

Let’s face it, moving is stressful. Whether you are moving into or out of Philly, odds are you wish you could snap your fingers and have the whole process be done and over with. Moving time can be nerve-wracking for any family, but with the right preparations, you can make your move a breeze. Read [...]

Happening Holidays: Where to Buy a Christmas Tree

Happening Holidays: Where to Buy a Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree, how lovely are your branches! Wondering where you can find the Norman Rockwell Christmas Tree you’ve been dreaming of? Here is a list of local Christmas Tree Markets loaded with a variety of trees, wreaths, garland and more!   Philly Tree Delivery Finally, having a beautiful, live Christmas tree [...]

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Preparing before any major storm is key to how well you will recover in its wake. We all instantly stock up on non-perishables, gas up the car and grab cash from the ATM, but here are a few tips you may not have thought of that will make the days following a major storm or [...]