Mary Dougherty from Nicole Miller on How to Be Successful as a Boutique Owner

2020-08-03T16:38:03-04:00August 3rd, 2020|

Mary Daugherty turned her natural business savvy and hunger for success into profitable small businesses in the fashion space. First, as a successful retail wholesaler and later the owner and operator of Nicole Miller, Philadelphia. The name Nicole Miller may be familiar to you, as the queen of the little black dress. This fashion [...]

Small Businesses Can Apply for COVID-19 Relief Grants

2020-07-01T22:01:25-04:00July 1st, 2020|

Are you a small business that's been impacted by the shutdowns due to COVID-19? The COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Program is now open. Pennsylvania small businesses with 25 or fewer full-time employees, have annual revenues of $1 million or less, and were economically impacted by COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for relief. The [...]

Shop Local in Philadelphia During the COVID-19 Crisis

2020-04-21T22:27:21-04:00April 21st, 2020|

With so many stores closed and the community making every effort to stay at home to stop the spread of COVID-19, shopping has become a bit complicated. But many of our favorite Philly businesses are rising to the occasion, providing safe ways to meet their customers' needs. In a time that's especially challenging for small [...]

Tips for Working from Home (Especially with Kids!)

2020-03-31T12:20:07-04:00March 31st, 2020|

With schools and daycares closed and more employees working from home than ever, many of us are facing the difficult scenario of juggling our workload along with caring for our children. As a fully remote team, we're used to working around kids at Happenings Media. But having our kids with us [...]

Connect with Other Women in Unique Make-Up Free Networking Event

2019-10-15T14:46:11-04:00October 15th, 2019|

Remove that mask! Come for a night of real, raw, and unapologetic conversation and FUN! Naked Networking is Philadelphia's newest female-empowerment experience. The first two events were sold out. The third, and biggest event of the Naked Networking Event series will take place at the Bok Building (1901 S. 9th Street) on Tuesday, October 29th, [...]

The Charge Station Hosts Networking Event on Feb. 27

2019-02-20T22:40:14-05:00February 19th, 2019|

  The Charge Station™ is hosting a networking event like no other at The Positano Coast on February 27 at 6 p.m. (This event was previously scheduled for February 20 but was moved due to inclement weather.) Motivational speaker and international lifestyle Coach, Olga S. Perez. has hosted The Charge Station for the past four [...]

Sports Betting Officially Opens at Parx Casino

2019-01-11T16:29:15-05:00January 11th, 2019|

Parx Casino in Bensalem officially launched sports betting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 10. The Parx Casino sportsbook will be open for business in a temporary venue, the former 360 bar & lounge, as well as on kiosks throughout the casino floor. With the launch of sports betting, Parx will be [...]

Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast Launches January 2019

2019-01-07T16:20:23-05:00January 7th, 2019|

Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts: The premiere of Season 1 of the Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast is here! In this new show, host Angela Giovine interviews successful small business owners about their successes, failures, risks and rewards. Extra/Ordinary Small Business seeks [...]

2018 Philly Holiday Guide

2018-12-03T16:38:06-05:00December 2nd, 2018|

We may have already had the first snow of the season, but the city of Philadelphia has plenty of holiday happenings to warm even the chilliest days. Bundle up and use this guide to all that is jolly to plan a holiday season that will dazzle and delight. Whether you favor the history that the [...]

Shop Small Business Saturday in Philly on November 24

2018-12-03T16:23:08-05:00November 18th, 2018|

Hundreds of small businesses around Philadelphia will celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 24. From discounts, to events, to freebies, to snacks and sips, here are just some of the businesses celebrating on Saturday. Seek out your favorite local business, or discover a new hidden treasure. OLD CITY AND SOCIETY HILL Art in the Age [...]