Bucks County
Author: Alexandra Lashner

Alexandra (Alex) Lashner was born and raised in Bucks County. After spending the past seven years going to school and working in Lancaster County, Alexandra is thrilled to be home -- and writing about it too! She is currently an Assistant Account Executive at Frank Advertising, which is a public relations and marketing firm that specializes in high-end interiors. In her spare time, Alexandra enjoys admiring nature, yoga, playing with her cat, flipping through fashion magazines, hanging out at bars with friends and binge watching shows with her husband.

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Spend a Staycation in Downtown Newtown

Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00 PM by Alexandra Lashner

I enjoy my time working from home, and I’m incredibly thankful for it, but the warm weather, beautiful main streets, and the urge to support my local businesses has me itching to get out. Several Bucks County stores and restaurants have made special accommodations to keep their shoppers and diners safe indoors and outdoors. If you’re looking to take a short and local respite for the weekend,

The drive-in movie is an unfamiliar experience for younger generations. Its heyday was in the 50s and 60s, then it lost its appeal in the 70s as VCRs became popular in American homes, eventually making the outdoor viewing concept nearly extinct. When I heard about pop-up drive-in movies occurring around Bucks County this summer, I was curious to experience a new, yet safe, entertainment option

This year, I wasn’t going to let the pandemic rob me of a few peaceful days off from work, so my family and I planned a staycation. We locked away our laptops, tuned out social media and lived in the moment for a few days at these charming locations around Bucks County…

DAY 1

10:00 a.m. – “Beach” day at Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park

In the past few months, I’ve reconnected with nature and realized how

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Monday, February 24, 2020 12:00 PM by Alexandra Lashner

I never thought about going on outdoor walks during the offseason; I prefer to stay home and enjoy a cup of tea with a blanket while watching the snow fall. But I’ve been on a mission to try things around Bucks County that I haven’t tried before. Walking in a winter wonderland was one of them.

Despite the cold, there’s something comforting about walking trails in the winter. There are fewer people

Best Sledding Hills in Bucks County

Monday, February 17, 2020 10:00 AM by Alexandra Lashner

Winter 2020 has been surprisingly mild in Bucks County. We’re ready for a snow day! Bookmark this awesome list of sledding hills for a fun afternoon with the kiddos. You never know when the next snow squall will strike.

Helen Randle Park

Newtown

Helen Randle Park is across the street from Bucks County Community College. In the spring, the area is heavily packed by little leaguers and softball

It’s been seven years since I’ve been a resident of Bucks County.

I was born and raised in Bucks. Both of my parents were born in Northeast Philadelphia and raised in Bucks. My grandparents lived in Philadelphia as well. Even my husband, who was raised in Bucks, has family roots in Philadelphia.

So when I went to college in Lancaster County seven years ago, I didn’t think I would be away for so

October leading into November is the best time of the year to view fall foliage in Bucks County. And what better way to view the lush red, orange and gold leaves than a scenic drive through Upper Bucks and down the Delaware River on the Bucks County Covered Bridge Tour?

My husband and I set out on our journey early on a Sunday morning. It was cloudy and rain was in the forecast, but we made the

“But how can you hate coffee?! How do you survive?!” said everyone I knew since my college days.

Yes, I’m not a coffee drinker. I love the smell of it, but there’s something about the taste that I don’t prefer. If you’re like me and you don’t drink coffee, it can be daunting to go to a café. And with the cooler weather on its way, you’ll likely want to find a nice, warm drink to sip on that isn’t