Philly and Montco, here are your BEST
Each January, Philly Happening kicks the year off with a bang by hosting the most important people’s choice contest in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas — The Happening List®! With thousands of local people, places, and businesses competing in the most competitive Happening List contest ever, a select few have taken home top honors as Winners and Finalists in the 2018 Happening List Competition.
And to the winners go the spoils. Winners receive awards to display and an invitation to the swankiest event of the year – The Red Carpet Bash. At this marquee event, winners and finalists receive recognition and party with their fellow winners.
Happening List 2018: By the Numbers
Total nominations: 2,149
Total votes: 86,484
Total winners: 268
Total finalists: 698
Happening List 2018 Hall of Fame
Throughout the year, we check in with our Happening List winners. From family fun to automotive experts to the chefs behind the region’s best food to trusted health experts and everything in between! Learn more about the people and businesses who took home top honors in the 2018 Philly and Montco Happening List Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame Winner Gallery
Hall of Famers:
Rim Cafe, Philadelphia PA
WINNER, Best Chocolatier
1172 S. 9th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 // http://www.rimcafe.net
Cats Only Veterinary Hospital, Norristown
WINNER, Best Veterinarian
1533 DeKalb Street Norristown, PA 19401 // (610) 279-2287 // http://www.catsonlyvethosp.com
Cats Only Veterinary Hospital is located in Norristown, PA. They are a full service veterinary hospital specifically for cats, offering a number of services including comprehensive physical examinations, vaccinations, preventative health care, laser surgery, Class IV Laser Therapy, digital x-rays, dental health care, digital dental x-rays, in-house laboratory testing, in-house pharmacy, and luxurious boarding in 3 story cat condos. Visit their website to find out why they were voted 2018 Best Veterinarian in Montgomery County.
Lauren Smith Photography, Spring City
WINNER, Best Photographer
608 Crosshill Road Royersford, PA // 484-477-3245 // https://www.lauren-smith-photography.com/
Lauren Smith is a fine art portrait photographer based Montgomery County, PA. Lauren’s artistry captures unique, rich and luminous memories that will last a lifetime. She specializes in newborns, children, maternity, family, modern boudoir and custom stylized sessions. She shoots both on location sessions and in her Spring City, PA studio at the Spring City Mill Studios. Visit her site to view her work and inquire about a package to fit your session needs.
Nourishing Storm Studio & Cafe, Hatboro
Finalist, Best in Dieting/Nutrition, Best Kept Secret and Best Yoga
Winner, Best Coffee
Nourishing Storm Wellness Company is made up of experienced instructors, coaches and foodies that are passionate about healing and sharing wellness practices, each designed to inspire and transform. We offer weekly classes (both indoor and outdoor), monthly Yoga and Food inspired workshops, private and group health coaching as well as an array of healthy foods in their cafe. Their mission is to make the practice of yoga, healthy eating and joyful living approachable, purposeful and nourishing for all.
Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School, King of Prussia
WINNER, Best Elementary School
The Mission of Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School, underpinned by a deep and active Catholic Faith, is to shape their students’ hands, hearts and minds. A leadership culture exists at MTC. It is continuously developed by school administrators, through their empowered faculty, and within the minds of their amazing students. The Pastors, Principal and Officers guide the school towards the vision laid out in their strategic plan by releasing the energy and potential within the MTC community. They offer early childhood programs through 8th grade, and their vision includes a student body full of collaborative, curious, adaptive and technologically competent learners who, along with developing a deep Faith in Christ, will thrive academically and actively participate in the life of the Church.