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.

Local Tennis Player: Madison Brengle

Madison Brengle played (and lost) in her first professional tennis tournament in 2004 when she was a 14-year-old amateur.  Three years later, the Dover native became a full-time professional player.  Today, Brengle is ranked #49 in the world (WTA) and is playing in her fourth Australian Open in Melbourne! The 25-year-old right-hander returned to the [...]

Braeden Mannering Joins the First Lady at the State of the Union

"Still pinching myself to make sure I'm not dreaming" says Braeden Mannering in a tweet on Sunday. He's referring to his invitation to join the First Lady (FLOTUS) in the Box at the State of the Union on Tuesday Night! That's pretty impressive stuff, but then again, this is one pretty impressive 12 year old. [...]

Events Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. "The time is always right to do what is right." - Martin Luther King, Jr. Your guide to events, volunteer opportunities and activities that support and honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service in and around North Delaware. Martin Luther King. Jr Day Events, Activities & Volunteer [...]

Nominations Open! 2016 NorthDelaWHERE Happening List

We are thrilled to announce that nominations for the NorthDelaWHEREHappening 3rd Annual Happening List competition are open! That’s right – in 2016, the competition celebrates all of the amazing people, places, businesses and events that make our North Delaware communities a unique, Happening place to live. Nominate your favorites today! The Happening List features 13 primary [...]

NorthDelaWHEREHappening Celebrates 4 Years

NorthDelaWHEREHappening celebrates 4 fabulous and vivacious years of bringing “What’s Happening & WHERE” to North Delaware, New Castle County! Simply put, that’s 1,460 days, 35,050 hours, 2,103,050 minutes or 126,183,038 seconds but who’s counting? All priceless happening moments. […]

Mover & Shaker: Christy Mannering

This Mover & Shaker exemplifies family, equality, fighting hunger and paying it forward.  Driven by a mission inspired by her son to provide healthy meals and water to homeless/low income families as well as to advocate for public schools and most importantly – all the students who attend the schools – teaching  food insecurity and empowering kids to get [...]

Movers & Shakers 2015: Johnny Means

Our youngest Mover & Shaker is a 16 year old high school student, also known as "The Chess Boss".  He's epically changing the way kids are thinking one chess game at a time. This Delaware Military Academy student shares his knowledge and love of the game after school at the Neighborhood House. He's a visionary, an innovator [...]

Local NFL Player: Justin Perillo

"The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Justin Perillo to the active roster from the practice squad..." read the NFL press release from Saturday November 15, 2014.  Many in Delaware cheered for the big undrafted rookie (6'3", 250 lbs.) who hails from the second smallest state in the Union. Those folks remembered Perillo starring in both football [...]

A Beautiful Eye on Delaware

One of the best parts of publishing NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com is undoubtedly the people we meet. Some of our most fullfilling moments are warm connected thanks to social media. We found the spectacular captures of a beautiful soul, Tamika Shuler-Boyd (aka @photosbymika) while perusing instagram. Tamika has a beautiful eye on Delaware and so we couldn't resist [...]

Mover & Shaker 2015: Terrance Clark, Jr.

This millennial Mover & Shaker understands the strength in family, inspiring youth and paying it forward. Like a superhero, he’s dual powered – a “for profit” auto salesman by day and a “non-profit” philanthropist by night. Driven by a mission to empower, impact and inspire lives, he believes in the importance of preparing for the future by [...]