Find Your Motion: Melissa Weinberg Inspires Others to Move Toward Wellness

The Philly Happening Women Series is a reoccurring feature that highlights inspirational female personalities, entrepreneurs, and women making a difference in the City of Brotherly Love!   When a traditional business career didn't bring Melissa Weinberg fulfillment, she took a chance and pursued her passion for movement.   Melissa Weinberg has always loved to move. From the [...]

Five Facts About the Philadelphia Marathon

This weekend, the Philadelphia Marathon took place through the streets of Philly--despite cold temperatures and extreme wind. Both the male and female winners set course records, and there was even a surprise engagement at the finish line. Though this year's event surely contained more surprises than most, the history of this annual event is fascinating [...]

Photos: Happenistas Night Out 2016

Photography by Allison Dunlap On November 2, 2016, hundreds gathered for a spectacular evening at Sheraton Bucks County to discover amazing gifts from dozens of local vendors; participate in fabulous beauty demonstrations; sip on delicious drinks; win big prizes, watch the Happenistas Night Out Fashion Show and more. The region’s ultimate Ladies Night Out was hosted by [...]

For the Glory of Old State: This Weekend’s Penn State 5k Supports Local College Students

Bianca Portillo-Maldonado of northeast Philadelphia is a Penn State Philadelphia Chapter scholarship winner. Bianca Portillo-Maldonado, the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants, was born and raised in northeast Philadelphia. She is a junior at Penn State University, studying broadcast journalism and digital media. She is a scholarship recipient of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. This [...]

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

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 [...]

Meet your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Colleen Kelly Howard

  Philly Happening has been hard at work naming the top 10 Movers and Shakers of 2016 and the much anticipated list is out! We’re taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made this years list. Colleen Kelly Howard is a dedicated mother of three girls and [...]

Real Housewives of New Jersey Star Teresa Giudice to Appear at Happenistas Night Out

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice will appear at the upcoming Happenistas Night Out event on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6PM to 9PM at the Sheraton Bucks County in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Ladies throughout the greater Philadelphia region are invited to Happenistas Night Out, hosted by local lifestyle authorities Bucks Happening, Montco Happening, [...]

It’s Easy Being Green: Philly Greenfest Pictorial Recap

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 [...]

DIY Doesn’t Replace Professional Haircare–Let Zyn Beauty Do the Work to Make You Beautiful

   DIY treatments should supplement, not replace, regular professional haircare. The Zyn Beauty experts come to your home to provide you with the tools to feel and look fabulous every day. In today’s world, DIY is all the rage. From DIY home renovations and repairs to home health and beauty care, people enjoy the freedom [...]