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Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail: Making Our Community A Little Bit Sweeter During a Crisis

by Brittany Brown on May 30, 2020

One of the sweetest things about Bucks County are all of the treats that it has to offer. Spread throughout the County are dozens of local businesses who are waiting to provide you with the perfect remedies to quell your sweet tooth. Last year, Visit Bucks County (VBC) launched the Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail, a list of places that sell sweets for you and your family and friends to turn it into…

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Take a Bite out of Bucks County Biscotti

by Brittany Brown on May 28, 2020

Biscotti has always been a long-held delectable tradition in Italy. The dry, almond biscuit that originated in the hills of Tuscany, is a crunchy treat often dipped in coffee or tea. For Karen Riley and Craig Silbert, the folks over at Bucks County Biscotti, this oblong-shaped dessert is more than just a “biscuit.” Bucks County Biscotti Company is an artisan wholesale biscotti company co-founded…

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Pick a Picnic! 6 Park & Restaurant Pairings for a Safe & Sunny Picnic in Lower Bucks

by Amanda Reiser on May 15, 2020

I love a good picnic in and around Langhorne There are so many scenic spots to enjoy an outdoor meal. To make things easy, I ordered takeout from local restaurants that were a less than 10 minute drive from the parks I visited. This kept the food fresh and allowed me to try food from unique local spots while exploring a variety of parks. All of the restaurants I looked at also cater to a variety…

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I Want Candy! What to Order Now (and How to) at Evolution Candy in Doylestown

by Brittany Brown on May 6, 2020

From Wacky Wafers and Astro Pops, to Nik L Nips and Whatchamacallits, stepping into Evolution Candy on East State Street is like taking a trip back in time. This little candy shop in the heart of downtown Doylestown has it all. Whether you’re looking for a sweet birthday present or to surprise a loved one, ordering during the current climate has never been easier. All you have to do is call ahead…

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Take a Tour of the 12 Covered Bridges of Bucks County

by Brittany Brown on May 5, 2020

Covered bridges are some of Bucks County’s oldest and most treasured gems. More than 50 bridges once stood in its history, however only 12 remain. Spread throughout the County, these bridges are a must-see for tourists and locals alike. Those interested in participating in an easy adventure can put together a picnic, hop in the car and get ready to embark on a self-guided tour to see 12 beautiful…

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Explore the Gardens of Bucks County

by Jillian Westerman on May 4, 2020

Did you know the Philadelphia region is America’s Garden capital? This includes six beautiful Bucks County gardens: Andalusia Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve The Gardens at Mill Fleurs Henry Schmieder Arboretum Hortulus Farm Garden & Nursery Tyler Formal Gardens at Bucks County Community College I visited two of these gardens with my official America’s Garden Capital Passport. The…

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Read Local: Bucks County Booksellers’ Top Reads during Quarantine

by Louise Feder on May 1, 2020

With so much free time on people’s hands due to the current circumstances, staying busy to keep sane is a must. Why not put on a pot of tea and curl up with a good book? From children’s books to fanatical fiction, historical tales to recipe books, here’s what local booksellers recommended. These local bookshops are all open ONLINE and will ship directly to you! Commonplace Reader: This Yardley…

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