Bucks County, here are your BEST
Each January, Bucks Happening kicks the year off with a bang by hosting the most important people's choice contest in Bucks County– The Happening List®! 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 2019 Bucks Happening List Competition.
And to the winners go the spoils. Winners receive awards to display and an invitation to the swankiest event of the year – The Red Carpet Bash. At this marquee event, winners and finalists receive recognition and party with their fellow winners. And this year we got to celebrate 10 amazing years of Happenings Media as well! Check out our recap from this year's soiree (all of the photos and BH TV interviews are published throughout the year on our Facebook page).
Happening List 2019: By the Numbers
Total nominations: 4,261
Total votes: 159,889
Total winners & finalists: 1,230
Winningest towns: Doylestown (15%), Newtown (10%), New Hope (6%), Yardley (6%), Langhorne (5%), Levittown (5%)
Throughout the year, we check in with our Happening List winners. From family fun to automotive experts, from the charming Inns of Bucks County to trusted realtors, and everything and everyone in between! Learn more about some of the people and places who took home top honors in the 2019 Bucks Happening List Hall of Fame.
The 2019 Happening List Winner Book is out! You will see them around the area at local businesses, so be sure to pick up your copy!
Hall of Fame Winner Gallery
Hall of Famers:
Hillis Adjustment Agency Inc.
WINNER, Public Adjuster
Bensalem, PA Email: [email protected] /24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Hillis Public Adjusters are property damage experts. Hillis advises and assists commercial and residential insurance policyholders through the overwhelming task of submitting an insurance claim. They specialize in exposing the damages that often get overlooked by insurance companies while interpreting ambiguous insurance policies, helping clients get the money they need to rebuild their lives. Hillis is one of the best in the industry and to prove that, they have successfully settled over 50,000 property claims for over 35,000 clients in over 30 years! This explains why they have been chosen to win Bucks Happening List Award for best public Adjuster 5 times! 1-800-HILLIS-1. https://www.hillis1.com/
La Belle Mariée Bridal
WINNER, Bridal Boutique
Your wedding, your gown, is a reflection of your distinctive tastes and your personality. The dress of your dreams is at La Belle Mariée Bridal. In their beautiful and intimate shop, conveniently located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, you'll find an incredible collection of unique and beautiful wedding gowns by today's premier designers. Relax, be pampered and let them help you create a truly special wedding day.
The Inn at Bowman's Hill
WINNER, Best Bed & Breakfast and Most Romantic
Come and experience an exceptional romantic retreat in the heart of Bucks County at The Inn at Bowman's Hill. A recipient of the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Award for the 12th consecutive year in 2019, The Inn at Bowman’s Hill is the premier AAA 4-Diamond property in all of Bucks County, and in March 2019 was again voted both the “Best Romantic Escape” and the “Best Bed & Breakfast” in Bucks County! And perhaps best of all, they are located just 90 minutes from New York City, 2 miles south of New Hope, Pennsylvania, across the scenic Delaware River from Lambertville, New Jersey. This New Hope B&B boasts 4 rooms and 4 amazing suites, gourmet breakfasts, king size beds, whirlpools, steam showers, fireplaces and a swimming pool and hot-tub. The inn is also just a few minutes away from wineries, shopping, live music and entertainment and a wide variety of dining. 518 Lurgan Road, New Hope, PA 18938 https://www.theinnatbowmanshill.com/
WINNER, Best in Heating & Cooling and Best in Heating Fuel
FINALIST, Best in Plumbing
2067 Bridge Road Skippack, PA 19474 //(610) 421-9870 // www.marshallservice.com
Marshall Services is one of Southeast Pennsylvania’s most trusted HVAC companies. Homeowners can turn to Marshall Services for oil delivery, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical. From their No Surprise Price Guarantee to their impressive warranties, the team at Marshall Services goes the extra mile to deliver an exceptional experience and remarkable results! www.marshallservice.com
Levittown , PA, United States 19055 // (215) 279-0731 // [email protected] // rowlandselectric.com
From Installations to repairs to remodeling, Rowlands Electric has got you covered! Do you have a project or idea that you would like to bring to life? With 12 years of experience, they provide their clients with a wide range of contracting services at competitive market rates. If you’re looking for a certified expert for your next project, reach out to Rowlands Electric. They guarantee 100% customer satisfaction and make sure that everything you need is taken into consideration. www.rowlandselectric.com/
WINNER, Best in Children's Party
64 South Main Street, Doylestown, PA // (215) 939-0233 // fabbydo.com
Fabby –Do for kids offers just about activity there is to entertain you kids! They are a hands-on creative boutique that offers a unique experience and a variety of activities to choose from. Crafts, classes, parties, toys, candy gifts and more…Fabby-Do is truly heaven sent to parents who want to create a memorable experience or birthday for their little ones! Fabby-Do recently was voted B2019 Bucks Happening Winner, Children's Party. They are open from Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 AM – 5 PM. www.fabbydo.com
Penn Community Bank Amphitheater
WINNER, Best in People Watching
2400 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 // [email protected] // pcbaevents.com
The Penn Community Bank Amphitheater offers outdoor entertainment at its finest! The magnificent Penn Community Bank Amphitheater is the jewel of Bensalem Township's beautiful Central Park at 2400 Byberry Road. Adjacent to the Municipal Complex, the venue provides a wonderful opportunity for audiences to enjoy outdoor entertainment at its finest. The amphitheater can comfortably accommodate 3,000+ people in open lawn seating. From June through August there’s no better place to enjoy a summer concert under the stars, with a soft breeze whispering, than at this award-winning amphitheater. So grab a blanket, bring a loved one and enjoy a great night under the stars at the amphitheater! pcbaevents.com
La chelé Medical Aesthetics
WINNER, Best Medspa
Inject it. Laser it, Shape it. Treat it. Love it!
430 Union Square Drive, New Hope, PA 18938 // 215.862.6100 // lachele.com
La chelé is an award-winning Medical Aesthetics Spa located in charming New Hope, PA. Their physician owned and operated 6,000 square foot well appointed facility is under the leadership of Lisa Espinoza MD, who has specialized in cosmetic dermatology in this area for over a decade. la chelé is known for its cutting-edge non-surgical cosmetic treatments and state-of-the-art laser technology center. Not only are they pioneers of the first full service Medical Aesthetics Spa in the area, but la chelé has developed several authentic clubs including the original Healthy Skin-Care Club. They are the top tier, go-to-place for non-surgical facial treatments in the tristate area. https://www.lachelemedspa.com/
The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm
WINNER, Best in Brunch
FINALIST, BYOB, Chef, Wedding Venue, Most Romantic, Bed & Breakfast and Historic Spot
The Inn at Barley Sheaf is the perfect getaway from the busy city with its spacious pasture and county gardens. They offer 16 luxurious suites throughout the original 1740 Manor House, the 19th Century Stone Bank Barn, and the the George Kaufman era Guest cottages. It picturesque scenery includes charming barns and flower gardens, ponds, scenic walking paths and an outdoor swimming pool. The Inn is everything you need for a relaxing escape. www.barleysheaf.com
Opthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC
WINNER, Best Opthalmologist
331 N. York Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040 // 215-672-4300 // eyeops.com
Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons, PC has been providing exceptional eye care to patients throughout Greater Philadelphia for more than 16 years. With six offices in Trappe, Blue Bell, Spring House, Hatboro, Bethlehem, and Levittown, Pennsylvania, the practice is able to connect with patients from all backgrounds and communities. Initially led by Francis J. Clark, MD, who formed the practice in 2003, Ophthalmology Physicians & Surgeons has grown to include the most reputable eye care specialists in and around Philadelphia. With 10 highly educated and experienced eye doctors, each specialist offers their own area of expertise, allowing the practice to provide a broad range of comprehensive eye care to every patient who walks in the door. www.eyeops.com
Jacqueline Hillgrube, Realtor
WINNER, Real Estate Agent
100 Brandywine Blvd Suite 302, Newtown, PA 18940 // (267) 716-2814 //[email protected] // jacquelinehilgrube.com
Selling and purchasing a property is both exciting and nerve-racking. That is why you need to choose the right realtor to walk you through the process. With years and years of experience, Jacqueline Hilgrube has made a name for herself in the real estate industry, and she has countless satisfied clients to speak to that. Jacqueline has been a trusted realtor since 2004, and is a licensed realtor in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information about her and her listings, visit jacquelinehilgrube.com