Free Anonymous Depression Screenings Coming to Communities Across the City on National Depression Screening Day

Philadelphia will join cities around the country in participating in National Depression Screening Day on Thursday October 5th. The city’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) will set up shop in communities across the city providing free anonymous depression screenings, making treatment referrals on the spot and providing information and resources about [...]

Top Dentist Guide

Smile! The Greater Philadelphia region is full of talented health providers. Discover the top local Dentists and Orthodontics­­ professionals throughout the region: Todd M. Welsh, DMD & Bucks County Orthodontics­­ 140 S Clinton St Doylestown, PA 18901 (215) 348-9521 www.buckscountyorthodontics.com Todd M. Welsh, DMD of Bucks County Orthodontics is the area’s premier choice for advanced orthodontics. [...]

Top Doctors Guide

The Greater Philadelphia region is full of talented health providers. Discover the top local health specialists and primary care physicians and also check out the Top Dentists Guide here: Dr. Michael Luciano Concierge Family Medicine 882 Jacksonville Rd. Suite 204 Ivyland, PA 18974 (215) 957-1100 www.drluciano.com Dr. Michael C. Luciano is board certified in family medicine [...]

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 [...]