Happening People

Happening Women: Entrepreneur Tamar Daniel Combines Fashion with Function

Happening Women: Entrepreneur Tamar Daniel Combines Fashion with Function

Philadelphia has always been a hub for the fashion industry. The city showcases a multitude of designers each year during Philly Fashion Week, and is home to a number of colleges with art programs dedicated to fashion design. Tamar Daniel, a resident of Bala Cynwyd, is excited to share her line of women’s bodysuits with […]

Hoarding in Philly: Seymour’s Story

Hoarding in Philly: Seymour’s Story

Seymour, a Vietnam veteran and retired orthopedic surgeon, who said surgery was his passion, is now living in utter filth and infestation. A once reputable, local professional, and very intelligent man is suffering from the condition of hoarding, living among what he calls a “graveyard of junk”. In the show’s history, Seymour’s home had the […]

Survivor: Cagayan Brice Johnston Interview

Survivor: Cagayan Brice Johnston Interview

Philly has done nothing less than leave their mark on the reality tv world this year. With three contestants joining this season of NBC’s The Voice and Brice Johnston joining the cast of Survivor: Cagayan (season 28). Unfortunately Brice was voted off the island in week two, but luck for us it has left him more […]

Help A Happening Survivor in Her Final Fight

Help A Happening Survivor in Her Final Fight

You may remember the very inspiring poet who shared an intimate poem with us during our Happening Survivor campaign in 2012. The Happening Survivor campaign was an initiative to bring breast cancer awareness to our community, especially in young women. You can read many inspiring tales of strength and vigilance from young local women how grabbed […]

Happening Woman: Susan Rocco

Happening Woman: Susan Rocco

PhillyHappening brings you Happening Women of Philadelphia, a feature that celebrates March as Women’s History Month and the women who contribute to our communities through their business, creativity, family or simply inspire others. You may have had the pleasure of catching “Happening Woman”, Susan Rocco’s radio series “Women to Watch” which airs Saturdays at 3:00 […]

Happening Artist: Eric Nagy

Happening Artist: Eric Nagy

Photoshop may be changing the world of digital images, but few artists/photographers are doing what Eric Nagy has accomplished. Hybrid Photos, that’s what Nagy’s digital images of past and present are referred to as. He takes a photo from a time long ago and digitally incorporates it with a modern day photo he himself has […]

Photo credit: Jason Varney

Holiday Book Signing with Chef Jose Garces

Join Chef Jose Garces for a fun, interactive Book Signing Event at his acclaimed Latin-Asian restaurant, Chifa (707 Chestnut Street, 215-925-5555)on December 15th from 4:00-6:00 pm.. Chef Garces will be mingling in Chifa’s lower lounge and signing copies of his second cookbook, The Latin Road Home: Savoring the Foods of Ecuador, Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and […]

Happening Woman: Brittany Rastelli

Happening Woman: Brittany Rastelli

Brittany Rastelli has been climbing the ladder in Philadelphia since her days at Saint Joseph’s Unveristy where she graduated with a Degree in Marketing. Immediately after graduation she joined Stephen Starr’s Empire, working at Pod. She then opened the Pier at Caesars as a member of the Special Events Team and now spends her days […]

Happening Survivor: Amy L.

Happening Survivor: Amy L.

  Amy L. was 30 years old when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in September 2010. Rewind to April 2010, Amy and her boyfriend had just purchased their first home with plans of marriage and building a family together, but those dreams were soon put on hold when she felt a lump in […]

2012 Liberty Medal Ceremony Results

2012 Liberty Medal Ceremony Results

Established in 1988 to commemorate the bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, the Liberty Medal is awarded annually to men and women of courage and conviction who strive to secure the blessings of liberty to people around the globe. The medal was first administered by the National Constitution Center, located in Philadelphia, back in 2006, when […]