Pennsylvania Native Miss America Shines with Science

2021-03-30T10:56:03-04:00March 30th, 2021|

by Aly Michelle When Bucks County native, Camille Schrier, took a risk and conducted a science experiment as her on-stage talent, we knew she wouldn’t be the typical Miss America. It turns out the risk paid off, and Schrier was crowned Miss America 2020. But, shortly after the competition, the world shut down, [...]

It’s Time for the 2021 Philly Happening List!

2021-01-27T16:06:22-05:00January 27th, 2021|

VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!! The 2021 Happening List® – Philadelphia people’s choice competition is back! This past year has been especially hard for our local businesses, and so we feel that it's more important than ever to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events & businesses that make living in Philadelphia special. Nominations in the annual [...]

New Edition of “100 Things to Do in Philadelphia” Includes New Attractions & Hidden Gems

2020-11-17T16:15:08-05:00November 4th, 2020|

Despite everything going on, many new attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels have opened in Philadelphia. That's one reason why National Geographic named Philadelphia to its list of best places to visit and why there was a compelling reason to update 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia, a book written by Irene Levy Baker. "Find out [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Go to Top