Bucks County

FROM THE LOCALS BLOG

Author: Brittany Brown

Brittany Brown was born and raised in Bucks County and having lived in lower, central and upper Bucks, she has fond memories and experiences from all over the area. Brittany is an arbiter of local culture and runs the Britt Around Town social media platforms where she highlights local eats, shops and places to explore throughout the area. She has a passion for taking photos, supporting small businesses and all things local.

Brittany is a volunteer with Pine2Pink in social media and strategic partnerships, volunteers as an event advertising assistant with the Heritage Conservancy and is on the marketing board of the Perkasie Towne Improvement Association.

In her spare time, Brittany enjoys exploring Bucks County trails and state parks, walking the Delaware Canal towpath, kayaking down the Delaware River, attending events at Sesame Place, going out for a meal with friends and shopping local.

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Follow this Haunted Bucks County Driving Tour

by Brittany Brown on April 1, 2024

Established back in 1682, Bucks County has gathered its share of ghostly residents and haunting stories over the last few centuries. The County is home to roaming spirits, haunted roads and unexplained phenomenon. Join me as I embark on a driving tour of more than 20 haunted locations throughout Bucks County! Follow along - if you dare! While driving the entire length of stops will take you a good…

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Spend a Day in Perkasie!

by Brittany Brown on March 10, 2023

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the charming town of Perkasie! With its rolling hills, serene parks, and charming main street, this small town frequently reminds visitors of a “Hallmark Movie” location. Nestled in the heart of upper Bucks County, Perkasie boasts a picturesque downtown area, with quaint shops and cozy restaurants. The town's sense of community…

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Delaware Canal Towpath Challenge: Biking from Riegelsville to Bristol in 48 Hours

by Brittany Brown on September 13, 2022

The Delaware Canal State Park towpath spans the length of Bucks County and is part of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (AKA: the D&L Trail), a historical transportation trail that runs parallel to the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and spans a total of 165 miles from Bristol to Wilkes-Barre. I have always loved the Delaware Canal State Park towpath and it's scenic views throughout…

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Happy 40th Anniversary to the Wedgwood Inn B&B of New Hope!

by Brittany Brown on April 10, 2022

Forty years ago in April of 1982, Carl and Nadine “Dinie” Glassman took a leap of faith when they saw an opportunity to move together to New Hope and open a bed & breakfast. The small riverside town filled with arts & culture is exactly where they felt their creative natures would thrive. Together, they took over ownership of the 1870 Wedgwood Inn of New Hope. “We come across as ‘The Dynamic…

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Shop Small with these #MadeinBucksCo Shops

by Brittany Brown on November 23, 2021

Shop small this holiday season at some of Bucks County’s spectacular local businesses and shopping districts… Shopping Destinations Peddler’s Village (Lahaska): Step back in time at this Victorian Village filled with some of Bucks County’s most beloved shops and restaurants, like Inferno, a hot sauce tasting shop, and Cigar Cigars for tobacco aficionados. The Square (Dublin): The Square is a…

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#EatinBucksCo and #DrinkinBucksCo at Oldestone Restaurant in New Hope, the former Marsha Brown’s

by Brittany Brown on November 19, 2021

A new seafood, steakhouse and live jazz lounge restaurant has opened up this month in New Hope! The old stone church building (hence the name) located at 15 South Main Street in New Hope is the new site of this gorgeous dining experience. The exterior may look familiar. It is the original site of Marsha Brown’s, a Creole style restaurant that ran for 18 years. Remembrances of the building’s…

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7 Things to Do for Halloween in Bucks County

by Brittany Brown on October 11, 2021

There’s plenty of outdoor Halloween fun to be had this year in Bucks County. Lucky us, the spooky holiday falls on a Sunday, meaning we can spend the whole day partaking in parties! Froehlich’s Farm Froehlich’s Farm is opening up their festival fields for their annual Fall Festival. On Saturdays and Sundays in October, come on out to build your own scarecrows, pick your own pumpkins from their…

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5 Ways for Fall Fun at Snipes Farm

by Brittany Brown on September 14, 2021

Morrisville is home to Snipes Farm and Education center, which has a mission “to model and teach sustainable farming, while building community and reconnecting people to the land.” Not only does Snipes Farm offer summer camps and learning programs, they also host a selection of exciting events throughout the year. Snipes Farm Market Snipes Farm opens the doors to their Farm Market on Saturday…

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What to Do in August at Shady Brook Farm

by Brittany Brown on August 9, 2021

There has never been a better time to visit Shady Brook Farm in Yardley! Whether you are looking to spend a fun day in the sun wandering through the fields, browsing the market for some locally made treats or relaxing with friends, listening to live music over on the festival field, Shady Brook Farm is guaranteed to have something to entertain your whole group. Here’s what you can do there the…

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Circling The Square: Explore Dublin’s Creative Marketplace

by Brittany Brown on June 21, 2021

Located in the heart of Dublin is a Bucks County hidden gem called The Square. The building was built back in the 1920s and was originally the Dublin Pants Factory. It then grew into a facility that provided a place where small businesses could start and grow their business. The building’s most recent renovation took place in 2019 and lead to the birth of “The Square” and now is home to roughly 30…

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