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A Day In The Life Of A Dog in Yardley

by Madison Chiolan on July 19, 2024

Summer is here which means it is time to spend more time with the dogs. Don’t forget, they have been waiting for this all year. Yardley is a great place to bring the pups for a day full of fun and Pup Cups in Bucks County! These dogs can’t wait to tell you about their day in Yardley. Doug (the Golden Doodle) and Holly (the Mini Labradoodle) started their morning off right at Pretty Bird Coffee…

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What's Up This Weekend In Bucks County

by Jenna Scull on July 18, 2024

July weather is calling for unforgettable adventures in Bucks County! Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events Calendar. FRIDAY, JULY 19 Picnic in the Park: Margaret Grundy Birthday Party Enjoy a relaxing summer evening – Victorian-style! Celebrate Margret Grundy's 158th…

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Bucks County Outlaws: Unveiling the Doan Gang Legend at the Mercer Museum

by Brittany Brown on July 12, 2024

History buffs, buckle up! The Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is currently hosting an exhibition that sheds light on one of the most fascinating – and controversial – chapters in American history: The Doan Gang. Heroes or Villains? You Decide Running from May 4, 2024, all the way through December 31, 2026, "The Doan Gang: Outlaws of the Revolution" delves into the story of this group of…

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The Best Bucks County Summertime Treats

by Heather McGurrin on June 21, 2024

Treat your kids, grandparents, siblings, parents, a date, a friend, or YOURSELF to one of summer’s all-time favorites from one of Bucks County’s finest creameries and icy treat parlors. With so many places to choose from, you will not be disappointed! Pretzel Factory-Langhorne Pretzels are quick, affordable, filling, and best of all, FRESH. Co-owners, brothers, and operators, Brian & Shaun…

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A Complete Guide to Shopping in New Hope, PA

by Visit Bucks County on June 7, 2024

Shop local in New Hope and Bucks County, PA! Regardless of your shopping style, our vibrant town and surrounding areas offer many ways to support small businesses and regional artists for a truly unique retail experience. Check out our recommendations below to plan your next New Hope shopping trip. Go Antiquing Antique lovers will enjoy perusing antique shops in the New Hope area. Start your…

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Top Sushi Stops in Bucks County, PA

by Niki Leone on June 4, 2024

Craving sushi? Find unique offerings, fresh ingredients, and exceptional dining experiences at these three Bucks County eateries. Stop #1: Oishi Oishi has been a special restaurant for my family and friends since it opened in 1999. I came here for my high school graduation, countless birthday celebrations, date nights, and everything in between. I had my first taste of sushi with my father at…

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Summer Adventure Awaits: All Aboard the New Hope Railroad!

by Macy Balmer on May 24, 2024

Do you want to try something different this summer? Look no further than New Hope where adventure awaits aboard the New Hope Railroad! They offer a variety of excursions for guests to embark on. Whether you want a romantic date night, a simple scenic afternoon cruise, or even a themed trip back to the roaring 20s’, there’s something for everyone on these historic tracks. No more “whining” about…

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How To Spend A Day In New Hope

by Marlee Bulman on May 10, 2024

With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, there is so much to do in Bucks County. If you're like me, a full itinerary - or at least a very thought-out plan - is a must! If you find yourself wondering what to do over the weekend, why not take a trip to New Hope? I even have a full itinerary for you: 11:00 AM: Coffee To start the day off, we grabbed coffee and tea from Skyroast…

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Venture To Vallerina In Beautiful Bristol Borough

by Heather McGurrin on May 3, 2024

If you are looking for something interesting, FUN, and good for your health, head on over to the scenic small town of Bristol, Pennsylvania. You will be surprised when you experience all that it has to offer with its riverside eateries, antique shops, a beautiful theater, and many cultural attractions. One of my new Bristol Borough favorites is a place that opened last January called VALLERINA…

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Springtime at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

by Cora Berke on April 26, 2024

“Wildflowers are nature’s way of painting the world with vibrant hues.”- Unknown. It was a chilly March afternoon when I visited Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA.; a day that felt like Winter was fighting against the newly blooming flowers that were heralding Spring. Set on 134 preserved acres of forest, ponds, meadows and trails, Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is the only…

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