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 2018 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.  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 2018: By the Numbers

  • Total nominations: 4,367

  • Total votes: 96,645

  • Total winners: 281

  • Total finalists: 894

  • Winningest towns: Doylestown (605), Newtown (388), New Hope (265), Langhorne (177), Levittown (166)

Happening List 2018 Hall of Fame

Throughout the year, we check in with our Happening List winners. From family fun to automotive experts to the chefs behind 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 2018 Bucks Happening List Hall of Fame.

Hall of Fame Winner Gallery

Salon Millan

Piper Hill Co.

Witt Pilates

Pilates on the Go

Studio @ 108

McClain Bros

Hall of Famers:

Beef Jerky Outlet, Langhorne

WINNER, Specialty Food

110 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills, PA, 19030 // 267-202-6564-830  //  [email protected] // beefjerkyoutlet.com/langhorne

Located just ¼ mile from Sesame Place, at the corner of Oxford Valley Road and Lincoln Highway (Business Route 1), in the Oxford Point shopping center. (110 Lincoln Highway, Suite 2, Fairless Hills PA 19030). Shop hours are 10 am – 8 pm, Monday through Saturday and 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday.  Family owned and operated. Their mission is to provide every one of their customers the ultimate Jerky Experience! Beef Jerky Outlet carries over 100 varieties of jerky ranging from beef, turkey, and bacon, to exotic game jerky like venison, buffalo, bison. What makes the store so unique and fun is that you can sample many of the varieties in the store before you buy them. One of their mottos is “try before you buy!” Beef Jerky Outlet’s private label products are all made in the USA from a high-quality eye of the round cut beef. Jerky is a low calorie, high protein snack. Hence another one of their mottos… “best snack ever!” They also carry a variety of gourmet popcorns and peanuts, chocolates, jellies, and jams. Hot sauces and barbecue sauces too! Beef Jerky Outlet Langhorne looks forward to seeing you! beefjerkyoutlet.com

Gannon Insurance Agency, Bensalem

WINNER, Insurance Agent

2704 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 // 215-891-9990  // [email protected] //  insurancebuckscounty.com

Gannon Insurance Agency –where customer needs come first! Gannon Insurance Agency is your independent, one-stop insurance center for all Bucks County insurance needs. Just one call can get you a customized proposal package with rate quotes from a variety of quality companies for your individual, family and business insurance needs. Gannon Insurance Agency, Inc.’s is one of the most comprehensive and full-service insurance agencies in the Bucks County, Philadelphia and Montgomery County area. insurancebuckscounty.com

Guru's Indian Cuisine, Newtown

WINNER, Indian

12 Cambridge Lane, Newtown, PA 18940 // 215-968-5700  // [email protected] //  gurusnewtown.com

Guru's Indian Cuisine caters to the sophisticated palates of Bucks County by providing them with innovative interpretations of traditional Indian cuisine made daily from the freshest and finest ingredients. Chef Ashni Kumar Guru has always had a passion for cooking. After 21 years of experience in the Indian restaurant and catering industry, he has decided to open his own restaurant where he can realize his vision of bringing people together around a table by creating memorable meals for them to share.

Guru's Indian Cuisine is the realization of that vision where Chef Kumar recreates and reinterprets the dishes of India. Here you will find traditional dishes from the diverse Indian states as well as unique fusions of these classic recipes with Indo-Chinese and Mexican culinary influences sure to delight any foodie! gurusnewtown.com

Libertas Consulting, Warminster

WINNER, Computer Repair/IT Consulting – B2B


“Freedom from Technology Challenges” is the motto of Libertas Consulting. Libertas Consulting was founded on the principle that small to medium-sized businesses deserve the same level of support that used to be reserved only for larger budgets and businesses. Technology should be driving your business, not causing you pain – with Libertas in your corner, you are free to focus on growing your business knowing you have a solid foundation to build on.

The goal of Libertas Consulting is to supply your small to medium business with professional IT Support Services. Libertas can work with current IT staff or function as your IT Staff, depending on need. Specialties include technical support, wifi implementation, infrastructure support, cloud-based solutions, low voltage wiring, vendor management, telephony support and security systems.

McClain Bros. Plumbing

FINALIST, Plumbing

215-788-0803 // [email protected] // mcclainbros.com

Celebrating 20 years in the business! McClain Bros. Plumbers is family owned and operated. Always available: 215-788-0803.

Covering Philadelphia, Bensalem, Newtown, Bristol, Yardley, Langhorne and more.  For over 20 years, McClain Bros. has been working hard in the community. With a friendly staff and a strong team of plumbers, McClain Bros. is always available to answer your calls and have someone ready to tackle your toughest plumbing problems. Licensed and Fully insured, the McClain Bros. team is equipped and fully skilled in every plumbing modality. Services include:

  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Camera Line Inspection
  • Plumbing and Heating Needs
  • Water Softeners
  • Garbage Disposal Installation
  • Sump Pump Service
  • Sewer Line Replacement and Repair
  • Well Pump Problems
  • Water Heater

Olden Carpet & Flooring, Langhorne

WINNER, Carpet & Flooring

415 W. Lincoln Hwy Suite 1 Langhorne PA 19047 // 215-943-5667 // [email protected] // oldencarpetandflooring.com

Dreaming of a stylish new floor?  Are you wondering if you can afford it?  Olden Carpet and Flooring of Bucks County can make your dreams come true. Olden Carpet and Flooring is driven to give their customers the remodel they deserve and desire. When you hire Olden Carpet & Flooring, you get world-class experience with a family-owned approach.  With Olden Carpet and Flooring you will find carpet and flooring installation services from some of the finest professionals in Pennsylvania.  The Olden team works tirelessly to achieve client satisfaction. Beyond installation services, the friendly team at Olden is ready, willing and able to provide design assistance.

Pilates on the Go, Doylestown


215-783-2266 //  [email protected]  // buckscountypilatesonthego.com

Sarah Ciliberto earned her Pilates certification from the Kane School of Core Integration at Kinected in New York City. After an injury forced her into physical therapy, she discovered Kelly Kane's approach and never looked back.

Sarah believes in functional movement in proper alignment and is passionate about being able to work the body while rehabilitating it. She continues to learn from different Pilates ideologies and enjoys working with clients of all ages and levels. She hopes to teach clients how to move safely and with a purpose in a fun atmosphere.

Sarah is also a proud graduate of Central Bucks West high school and Shippensburg University (BA in Communications/English).

Piper Hill Co., Pipersville

WINNER, Furniture Store
FINALIST, Home Décor

6907 Easton Road, Pipersville, PA 18947 // 215-766-7767 // [email protected] // piperhillco.com

Piper Hill Co is a furniture and home decor store offering a taste of Bucks County farmhouse with a transitional twist on trending styles. The store offers a large variety of furniture, upholstery, curtains, case goods, lighting, rugs, and decor. Nancy Knauer started this company from the ground up and makes sure that every customer gets a unique experience and leaves happy. Nancy and her team have over 17 years of experience with a local Bucks County Store. They have the experience to go the extra mile and to satisfy their customers every time.

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Salon Millan, Yardley

WINNER, Blowout

6 S Main St, Yardley, Pennsylvania // 215-583-2700  // salonmillan.com

Salon Millan is has a small town feel with big city style. Winners of the coveted “blowout” category in the Bucks Happening List.  Salon Millan offers a wide array of hair services, including color, highlights, balayage, cut and extension services. Beyond hair, eyelash extensions, makeup, and waxing services are available. The Salon offers services for both men & women.

Studio @ 108, Langhorne

WINNER, Blowout

108 E. Maple Ave, Langhorne, Pennsylvania // 215-757-0876 //  

Salon Millan is has a small town feel with big city style. Winners of the coveted “blowout” category in the Bucks Happening List.  Salon Millan offers a wide array of hair services, including color, highlights, balayage, cut and extension services. Beyond hair, eyelash extensions, makeup, and waxing services are available. The Salon offers services for both men & women.

Wild Styles Children's Hair Salon, Warminster

WINNER, Children's Haircut

301 York Road, Warminster, PA 18974 // [email protected] // wildstyleshair.com

Wild Styles Children’s Hair Salon is a “wild” place to bring your children for their haircuts. As soon as you walk into the salon the fun begins! Wild Syles offers a vibrant atmosphere. The waiting room offers toys and games for your little ones. They have cars, trains, or animals to sit in as well as TV’s to watch and video games to play.   They specialize in children 0-18.  They cater to even the most nervous of children to help make their experience a pleasant one. At Wild Styles they understand how special it is to get your child’s hair cut for the first time. They offer a first hair haircut certificate along with a lock of their hair for you to keep. They also capture the memory with a picture, before and after, for you to take home. wildstyleshair.com

Witt Pilates, Yardley

WINNER, Pilates

10 Penn Valley Drive, Yardley, PA 19067 // 267-391-9200 // [email protected] // wittpilates.com

Since opening in April 2013, Witt Pilates has grown tremendously and expanded both space and offerings.

“I still can’t believe this is what I get to call work!” gushes owner Patty Witt.

Over the last few years, Witt Pilates has added more & more classes to satisfy their growing client needs. Offerings include Barre, Circuit Classes, unique Cardio options, various levels of Pilates and more!

Witt Pilates will help you to find the perfect class that fits your needs. they also offer extended hours throughout the week to accommodate all types of schedules. Find all the information you need about offerings at wittpilates.com.

If you live local to Yardley, we offer the 1st class for free. Visit their boutique style studio!

Franchise locations now available! Email [email protected] for more info on becoming a franchisee or stop by today to enroll in a class!

Are you a Happening List Winner?  Interested in being included in the Hall of Fame?  


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