Celebrating Black History Month in 2021

2021-02-04T21:54:22-05:00February 4th, 2021|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a number of ways both in person and virtual to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and the nearby area, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an [...]

15+ Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 in the City of Brotherly Love

2021-01-27T17:11:32-05:00January 27th, 2021|

COVID continues to impact holiday get-togethers which means Valentine’s Day will be celebrated a little differently this year. With events, restaurants and other venues operating under limited capacity, reservations are a must for just about everything. Many restaurants are still open, but operating in a limited capacity to comply with state rules, so reservations are [...]

Living with Littles: Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Kids

2021-01-26T13:23:31-05:00January 26th, 2021|

Valentine's Day isn't a holiday that's limited to just couples. It's a day to celebrate everyone you love! Here are some kid-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday of love in 2021: Attend a Local Event As you'd expect, there aren't nearly as many in-person events as there have been in the past, but here's what [...]

Places Where You Can Bundle (& Mask) Up to Get the Kids Out This Winter

2021-01-26T23:46:47-05:00January 19th, 2021|

By Michelle Reese Those cold winter days between New Year's and the first signs of spring often feel long and daunting, especially when you have kids to entertain! Throw in nearly a year of widespread closures and cancelled events and activities and Winter 2021 is bound to have everyone feeling a little stir crazy. We've [...]

An At-Home Date Night … with a Recipe from a Local Home Cook

2020-12-30T12:10:02-05:00December 30th, 2020|

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, or just looking to connect with your partner, Date Nights aren't as easy as they once were. We talked to Arden Hawes, a self-taught home cook and the author of the food blog The Ardent Cook, about some ways to make a date night at home feel special. [...]

Home for the Holidays: Fun Ways to Celebrate in 2020

2020-12-22T00:35:53-05:00December 22nd, 2020|

There's no place like home for the holidays; but this year, staying home for the holidays has a whole new meaning. We've been bringing you plenty of ideas for celebrating the season in our 2020 Holiday Guide, but here's another list of activities to do from the comfort of your home, car, or while socially [...]

Philly Happening’s 2021 New Year’s Resolution Guide

2020-12-15T23:33:00-05:00December 15th, 2020|

Your 2021 New Year's Resolution Guide is presented by Fox & Holly Bucks County: Who said New Year’s resolutions had to be hard to stick with? At Fox & Holly, their resolution is self-care! They have everything you need to indulge in self-care and start your year off right! [...]

Living with Littles: Christmas Cookie Traditions (plus recipes!)

2020-12-15T22:36:22-05:00December 15th, 2020|

Photos and text by Michelle Reese Is baking cookies a Christmas tradition in your house? I grew up in a house where baking was a favorite activity year-round, but especially at Christmastime. I have fond memories of baking with my mom and sister while watching holiday [...]

Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Philadelphia This Holiday Season

2020-12-09T23:26:58-05:00December 9th, 2020|

The holidays are here! And while this is typically a season to gather at your favorite bars and restaurants to feast of festive food and drinks, current COVID-19 precautions are making that a little trickier this year. Fear not! Philly spots are doing all they can to keep the merriment alive - offering meals-to-go, takeout, [...]

Philadelphia Zoo Goes Blue with Festive Lights to Thank Healthcare Workers and First Responders

2020-12-07T14:48:59-05:00December 7th, 2020|

Philadelphia Zoo, photo by Hughe Dillon Philadelphia Zoo has lit up three of the enormous 80-foot-tall trees at the Main Plaza with dazzling blue lights to thank the frontline. The new light display on the trees and front entrance buildings at 34th and Girard are illuminated with the goal of ringing in the holidays while [...]

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