Ms. Veteran America Contest Recap: ‘An Experience of a Lifetime’

2016-10-25T12:25:37-04:00October 25th, 2016|

Erica Webster (Walsh) of Philadelphia may not have won this year's Ms. Veteran America crown, but she had the experience of a lifetime. Webster, an Army veteran and former Guantanamo Bay guard, was one of 25 finalists who competed in Washington on October 9. Webster raised $13,411 for Final Salute Inc., a Virginia-based nonprofit that [...]

In Sync: Ring the Rafters Quartet Hits all the Right Notes

2016-09-16T10:28:26-04:00September 16th, 2016|

  Ring the Rafters Barbershop Quartet may be from Bucks County, but they sang up a storm in Philadelphia last weekend at Greenfest, a large environmental festival held in Headhouse Square and South Street. The foursome turned heads all over the festival with their bright and happy tunes.  People crowded around them to appreciate their smooth [...]

It’s Easy Being Green: Philly Greenfest Pictorial Recap

2016-09-12T09:55:48-04:00September 11th, 2016|

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 [...]

Labor Day Weekend 2016: A Pictorial Recap

2016-09-07T12:59:34-04:00September 6th, 2016|

Coming off the hottest August on record since 1874, a much more cool and pleasant Labor Day weekend swept through the city this weekend. From a majestic sunset on Friday night, to the Made in America Festival on the Parkway on Saturday and Sunday, to perfect weather on the holiday, it was a weekend to [...]

As Seen on Shark Tank: PiperWai – A Philadelphia Success

2016-07-25T17:52:33-04:00July 25th, 2016|

Jess Edelstein (Left) and Sarah Ribner (Right) Co-founders of PiperWai. Photo courtesy of Jess Edelstein, who grew up on the main line and now calls South Philadelphia home, had a problem.  She wanted a natural solution to underarm sweat and nothing on the market was cutting it. So like any good future-entrepreneur she [...]

Fourth of July Photo Recap

2016-07-04T21:24:18-04:00July 4th, 2016|

Fourth of July was marked by overcast skies and rain in the evening, but that didn't stop Philadelphians and visitors from all over from celebrating our nation's birthday with the Wawa Welcome America! Party on the Parkway and other festive gatherings throughout the city. Philly Happening had was on hand to snap some candid photos of Fourth [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 17-19

2016-06-15T14:54:15-04:00June 15th, 2016|

This weekend is all about Dad!  Father's Day is Sunday and if you are looking for ways to show Pop that he's the greatest check out our Father's Day Guide.  Flag day was also celebrated this week and the Betsy Ross house knows how to do that right.  Here are some great weekend events perfect [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 3-5

2016-06-01T14:59:31-04:00June 1st, 2016|

Memorial Day 2016 is over so that means that summer is in full swing.  Summer in Philadelphia means every weekend is filled with fun events.  This weekend we've got music, beer, and the luck of the Irish! Photo Credit: The Roots Picnic Saturday June 4th, 2016 - Festival Pier at Penn's Landing [...]

Get to Know Front & Palmer: The Location for the 2016 Philly Happening List Red Carpet Bash

2016-04-27T21:58:03-04:00April 27th, 2016|

Named one of America's Top 45 wedding venues by Front & Palmer offers an amazing space and delicious Philly-themed menu's that will be sure to wow all of our 2016 Philly Happening List Red Carpet Bash attendees. Photo Credit: Feast Your Eyes Blog Located in the South Kensington Art District the space was [...]

10 Words That Make Philadelphians Unique

2016-01-14T14:36:41-05:00January 14th, 2016|

There's no mistaking that the city of Philadelphia is unique. As with any unique place it has it's own special way of communicating. So for those who may be new to the city or visiting for the first time understanding Philadelphia's translations is invaluable. Here is a list of just a few of the words [...]

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