We honor & recognize HAPPENING PEOPLE, native North Delawareans who have achieved Celebrity status – who are making their mark on this great nation. Going above & beyond to push the limits positively influencing our communities near & far, all while honoring their local roots.

Coalition Recognized Shining Lights Fighting Breast Cancer in Delaware

Spotlight on Survivorship Deloris Donnelly The 2017 Shining Light Awards will take place at the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Awards will be presented to individuals and companies in the following categories: Vicky Cooke for the Inaugural “Victoria Cooke Leadership Award”; Deloris [...]

#HappeningKids: Tech-Savvy Student Teams Recognized for Breakthrough STEM Technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzHC7L0f_lg Despite businesses across America proudly championing the “inclusion” buzzword, nearly 80 percent of people with disabilities remain left out of the workforce. Fortunately, this fact is not lost on tech-savvy students from Concord High School in Wilmington, Delaware, and California State University, Los Angeles. They won the high school and college divisions of the [...]

Award Winning French Trained Chef Gretchen Hanson’s Transition to Plant Based Foods Serves to Inspire and Educate Others

by Lisa Pellegrene Chef Gretchen Hanson, who was once the owner and Chef of the award-winning Hobos Restaurant, is known for incorporating “amazing” plant based options.  In 2016, Chef Gretchen Hanson closed the restaurant to direct her energies on educating the masses on the diversity and richness of a plant based diet, according to Hanson. She [...]

Countdown to the 2017 North Delaware Happening List®

The 2017 Happening List® – North Delaware's biggest people’s choice competition is back! It’s time to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events, and businesses that make living in Delaware so special. Nomination for the third annual Happening List® competition officially opened on January 9, 2017. Locals will nominate their favorite local people, places, and businesses here. Voting kicks off on [...]

What’s Happening this Weekend – Veteran’s Day 2016

Today we honor those who put their lives on the line for our freedoms. It's Veteran's Day- a special day/weekend to consider  the sacrifices that have been, and continue to be, made by all the men and woman who protect us! While you are out and about this weekend make sure you take the time [...]

Happening Hayrides 2016

Ahhh fall! Get ready for harvests and leaf peeping adventures. Have you taken your ghouls on a hayride? Fall festivities with a sneak peak into some of our most famous farms & parks for hayrides, campfires and more. Grab the family or gather a group of friends and get boot scooting. There’s a whopping line [...]

Living with Little One’s- Back to School

I learned this summer that my family is now completely dependent on school for structure. I started the summer with scheduled enrichment's; summer camps, vacations and bible school. But all of that has wrapped up and I have had weeks with nothing scheduled. It was relaxing and amazing, for about two days. We have all [...]

Movers & Shakers Positive Ripple!

At the hub of Moving & Shaking are 10 North Delawareans. They came, they empowered and without a doubt, they will continue to pay it forward throughout New Castle County and far, far beyond. Sit down, take 102 seconds from your day and hear their voices and listen to their messages  - we can assure you this [...]

2016 Happening List Winners – All Categories

Here are your People's Choice 2016 Happening List WINNERS of North Delaware - 13 Groups; 260 Categories. Click each category below to view the award page and to view all finalists and nominees. Be sure to purchase and reserve your tickets to the Happening List Blue Carpet Awards Bash on Thursday evening, June 23, 2016 [...]

3PEAT Happening List BLUE Carpet Bash Awards is Back!

3peat the celebrations, accomplishments and libations.  Anticipation builds as the BLUE Carpet is rapidly rolling out, cameras are about to flash, electric beats are sounding and the DELish eats and BLUE signature drinks are flowing (clink, clink)! YES, it’s time to announce the 3rd Annual North Delaware Blue Carpet Happening List Bash at the spectacular Waterfall [...]