The community has spoken!
With thousands of local people, places, and businesses competing in the most competitive Happening List contest ever, a select few have taken home top honors as Winners and Finalists in the 2017 North Delaware Happening List Competition.
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From family fun to automotive experts to the chefs behinds the region’s best food to trusted health experts and everything in between! Learn more about the people and businesses who took home top honors in the 2017 Happening List Hall of Fame:
3619 Silverside Rd Talleyville Center
Wilmington, Delaware, 19810
Most people aspire to eat delicious, healthy, yet affordable meals; but for many, life gets in the way and mealtime may look like “fast food”, “TV dinners or costly “take out”. GoodEase goal is to fill that gap and commit to providing quality, convenience, and flavor with our stress-free meals. We use the freshest ingredients, locally sourced when possible, no added preservatives, no trans fats, no msg. GoodEase provides a variety of meal choices to serve our community. Our staff takes pride in preparing restaurant quality meals from comfort food to special dietary needs like wheat free, low sodium, dairy free that will feed singles to large families. We also have a yummy lunch menu! Stop in for lunch and take home dinner.
Hillis Public Adjusters
Hillis Adjustment Agency, Inc.
2336 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19020
Bucks Happening List Winner: Public Adjuster
Hillis Adjustment Agency works to advise and assist commercial and residential insurance policyholders through the overwhelming task of submitting an insurance claim.
They specialize in exposing the damages that get overlooked by insurance companies while interpreting ambiguous insurance policies, helping you get the money you need to rebuild your life.
Hillis has successfully settled over 50,000 property claims for over 35,000 clients over 30 years in numerous states throughout the country. Their team of adjusters and staff hold over 200 years of combined experience and possess the knowledge and wisdom to guide your claim to a successful settlement.
Pets Are Inn Bucks County
Bucks Happening Winner: Pets Boarding
Bucks Happening Finalist: Pet Walker/Sitter
Pets Are Inn is a unique alternative for your pet boarding needs! Unlike traditional kennels; your pet is placed in a private home! We carefully screen animal loving individuals and families to care for them. Your fur baby lives with the Host family and gets the personal attention they are used to…. lots of love, playing, walking, a warm comfortable place to sleep, their own food, and even belly rubs!
Pets Are Inn learns about your fur baby through our interview process. We gather necessary information from those who know your pet the best, YOU. We want to know as much as we can about their activity needs, habits and behavior…all those things that make your pet unique!
Next, the appropriate host family is picked based on your fur baby’s individual needs. The host will get a detailed profile. You’re welcome to share additional information about your pet in a personal note so they will know just what their special guest needs!
We have a wide variety of host families…. those with children and/or pets, families without children and/or pets; those who work from or stay at home; single folks and retirees! The one thing they all share is their love of pets and the companionship they provide.
Pets Are Inn has been around since 1982 and knows what to do to make sure your pet is always in a safe environment. Since we have been caring for pets for 35 years, we know exactly what to look for when screening host families and we know who is the best to take care of your particular pets. We have a strong support system, which has been built from decades of experience with pet care, and that is what makes us the safest alternative to kennels!
Breezy Point Day Camp
1759 Musket Circle
Upper Holland PA
Bucks Happening List Finalist: Kid’s Camp
Bucks Happening List Finalist: Day Care
Breezy Point Day Camp and School is located on beautiful rolling hills in Northampton Township, Bucks County. Since 1955, Breezy Point has been educating children and providing a summer full of swimming and nature and sports. Come visit the unique campus at 1126 Bridgetown Pike to see the most innovative play areas around.
The Childrens’ Garden has a Marimba to play and the tomatoes and potatoes and flowers grown there are some of the best. The Native American Village and Fort at Breezy Point’s Wiiki Wami has tipis and a covered wagon and a fort full of creative materials from long ago. There is a petting zoo of adorable, touchable animals. The ziplines and climbing ropes will challenge the most athletic campers . Uncle Bill Sr. the camp program director has designed the program with individual interests in mind. Uncle George can tell you about his Learn-to-Swim program at the lovely new pool.
Mrs. Sandy McCloskey, School Director, can help your little preschooler feel welcome and cared for during the school year. The Special Programs of Spanish, Music, Soccer Shots, Gymnastics and Ballnastics are all included in the very competitive price. The reading program and STEAM programs in all classrooms are so innovative. Fantasy Trips to various countries, and the most imaginative learning materials available are enjoyed by the little students at the school.
If you are searching for full day or half day Summer Camp or a Private Preschool /Kindergarten for you child ages 1- 13 call 215 752-1987 or find us on the web at www.breezypoints.com See the difference!
Bucks Happening List Winner: Band
Some kids have dreams and aspirations of growing up and entering noble professions which focus on helping those in need. These are doctors, firefighters, police officers, and yes, even lawyers. Others aspire to become great artists contributing to the social culture, in turn creating new and original fashions, trends, and fads.
Then there’s us.
A group of eight goof-balls who can’t get a grasp on the concept of reality. Eight people who would rather reap the benefits of “real artists”creative efforts than putting in the sweat and tears of actually achieving something for ourselves. But hey, we’re good at it!
And we’re fun too…..
Bigg Romeo is made up of eight of the strangest and nicest people you’ll ever meet. Since 1995 Bigg Romeo has been tearing it up all over the East Coast in nite clubs, casinos and private affairs. Never missing a beat and always leaving crowds smiling, dancing and wanting more. Bigg Romeo is a winner of Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” as well as a 7 time Winner of “Brides Choice from Wedding Wire.
We are very proud to be a 6 time winner of Buck Happenings “Best Band” in the wedding category. We love Bucks County and are glad to call it our home.
Bigg Romeo has over 400 weddings under it’s belt and plays over 150 shows a year. If you can only go see one band this summer, go see the Vanilla Ice “I’m not hardcore anymore” Tour, but if you see two………make sure you catch Bigg Romeo. It’s time you felt the love.
Hopewell & Lambertville Eye Associates
Good Health Starts with A Vision – Get A Clear Perspective
16 South Franklin Street
Lambertville, New Jersey 08530
Hunterdon Happening List Finalist: Optometrist/Ophthalmologist
At Hopewell – Lambertville Eye Associates we believe that eye care is only part of a person’s health care. We treat our patients with the utmost attention; to strive to remain knowledgeable of all aspects of our profession; and in turn, share our knowledge with our patients to assist them in understanding their eye health conditions. We are an academically affiliated practice offering a full scope of services to include treatment and management of eye disorders and disease, advanced contact lens care, pediatric and family vision, refractive surgery and surgical co-management, and a full array of eyeglasses with advanced optics.
The Mansion Inn
9 S Main Street
New Hope PA
Bucks Happening List Finalist: Best Kept Secret
The Mansion – a quaint manor home that’s been a notable part of Bucks County’s history – has been saved, transformed, and restored over the years. What once served as a doctor’s home and practice quickly became a highly sought after piece of Main Street New Hope property. The building has since been transformed into what we know today as The Mansion. The manor – which boasts a restaurant, 5 hotel rooms, event space, and a swimming pool – was recently adopted by two New York City businessmen turned foodies.
Without detracting from the old-world-charm of The Mansion, Tomasulo and Grande completely revamped the aesthetic of the building. They started by adding a French Grey to the walls and incorporating details like shades of City Sexy Red and chic, modern decor. In addition, they highlighted the moulding and woodwork, restored the wood floors, updated the front porch, and upgraded the bar.
On top of all of the structural changes, the duo created an entirely new menu and brought in a new chef to provide a fresh culinary perspective on classics. For instance, instead of serving traditional French Onion Soup, the menu boasts French Onion Soup Dumplings, a hybrid of the classic comfort food and Asian cuisine. Other like-minded menu items like the Katz’ Deli Pastrami Eggrolls, served with a side of spicy Asian mustard, and scallops, served over a pumpkin risotto, inspire visitors to try new versions of their old favorites.
This year, the new owners plan to break ground on a new backyard, which will feature seating for 100+ people; a private area to relax, wine, and dine; and even a luxury ceremony area to host intimate weddings ceremonies.
To complete the transformation and convey their modern twist to the traditional setting, a name change was in order. The Mansion has since become Royal T’s at The Mansion. Kris’ son, Royal, inspired the name change (the “T,” of course, is for owner Tomasulo!).
120 Pheasant Run
Newtown, PA 18940
Bucks Happening List Winner: Camp
Camp NAC has been recognized as Bucks County’s best summer camp. Our campers and parents voted us as Best in Bucks for camp programs in the 2016 Happening List contest by Bucks Happening. Prepare for your camper’s best summer ever at Camp NAC! Camp NAC, located at the Newtown Athletic Club, has endless options for campers ages 3-15. Pick and choose the weeks that work for you, or sign up for a whole summer of fun, to customize your camper’s summer camp experience. With both half and full day camps available, Camp NAC offers something for everyone!
Honest-1 Auto Care of Flemington
464 Route 202
North Flemington NJ
Hunterdon Happening List Finalist: Auto Repair
464 Route 202 North
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
“Home of Honest Mechanics” is our slogan and it is just the beginning of what to expect. For residents of Flemington, NJ, auto repair is a serious issue, and you probably want to make sure you are dealing with professional and experienced technicians. Honest-1 Auto Care Flemington NJ is one of the only eco friendly Complete Auto Repair facilities. As a locally owned and operated company with our highly experience technicians, we provide you with the trustworthy and straightforward service that you want when you need your car or truck fixed. We understand how important it is to have a reliable means of transportation, which is why we work to get you back on the road as soon as possible.
Honest-1 Auto Care has quickly become the premier Auto Repair Shop in the Flemington area. We are the hometown repair shop with dealership experience that you have been looking for. Use our online contact form, call, or come by our store today to find out what we can do for you! Honest-1 wants to ensure our customers are thoroughly educated on the systems and services necessary to keep their vehicles in the best running condition possible.
Barn Fresh Vintage
311 County Line Rd
Gilbertsville , PA 19525
Montco Happening List Winner: Retail Vintage
Barn Fresh Vintage Market is about bringing back the nostalgia and remembering the good old days. Reusing what was old and giving it new life. Our 33 vendors give you fresh items every week so you can keep coming in week after week to find new treasures. We offer Farm House home decor, Primitives, Mid Century Mordern & Handmade. Hours of Operation
Mon & Tues 10 am – 5 pm
Thurs 10 am – 6 pm
Fri 10 am – 7 pm
Sat 10 am – 5 pm
Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Smart Decor & More
298 York Rd. Warminster, PA 18974
2017 Bucks Happening List Winner: Consigment
Furniture & Home Decor Consignment/Thrift Shop. Checkout of Showroom full of Unique Décor & Gently Used Quality Furniture Modern, Antiques, & Collectibles, with the best prices around!
Other Services Offered:Organizing * De-Cluttering * Downsizing * Decorating / Re-Design * Staging * Furniture Restoration * Upholstering * Estate Sales,Packing & More
We can help you organize that cluttered room, redesign, decorate, pick colors and paint. We can assist in finding that special item for your space.We provide assistance in organizing, recycling, donating or selling the clutter. We can help you with the value of items. Plan and coordinate an estate sale or sell your items on Ebay, Craigslist or just remove it all together. We work with one room, several rooms, or the whole house.
Services are reasonable, so call today for a in-home consultation to obtain ideas, advice, and prepare for your future needs. Please check our Feedback page and read what some of our happy customers have to say.
Silver Oak Learning Center
62 Walmart Plaza
94 Slacktown Road Frenchtown NJ
Hunterdon Happening List Winner: Tutoring Services
15 Kenwood Dr South
Bucks Happening List Finalist: Plumbing
Quaker Cleaners Laundry
69 S. 14th Street
Bucks Happening List Finalist: Dry Cleaner
614 S. 7th Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Philly Happening List Winner: Pilates
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