Bucks County

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Author: Christina Cordaro

Christina Cordaro grew up in Bucks County and recently moved to Morrisville. She is honored to be back home in a place she takes most pride in. Christina is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and works full-time in Hospitality Management. When not working, she enjoys being a big foodie, history buff and concert-goer with her husband, Justin. Christina loves being able to explore in her own backyard of historic towns, arts and culture and dining that Bucks County has to offer!

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Spotlight on Bake Ability: A Different & Delicious Bakery for All

by Christina Cordaro on April 17, 2022

Bake Ability is a unique and plausible business concept that will leave you with something delightful, while doing something delightful! Bake Ability is located in Holicong, P.A. in the Buckingham Green Shopping Center and is a sweet and savory bakery staffed with individuals with different abilities. These bakers are given the opportunity to learn a talent, grow personally and professionally, and…

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Café con Leche Celebrates 25 Years in Business in Newtown

by Christina Cordaro on March 14, 2022

Newtown, Pennsylvania would not be the same without Café Con Leche. When the restaurant was founded 25 years ago, it was only the beginning of what the Borough needed. Since then, this family-owned business has become an iconic staple in Bucks County for diners. I had the pleasure of meeting the owners, Daniel and Silivia Lucci. My family and I have loved the restaurant ever since it opened…

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10+ Healthy Places to Hit Up in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on January 8, 2022

New year, new you, right?! A new year can symbolize new beginnings for many people. Year after year, the most popular resolution by far is getting in shape, and maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle for your wellness and being. Lucky for you, there are a wide range of dining options in Bucks County to eat healthy, but still feel like you’re on vacation! Below is a list of restaurants that you…

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Experience History on Christmas Day at the Washington Crossing Reenactment

by Christina Cordaro on December 18, 2021

There is nothing more special and comforting than waking up on Christmas morning to a crackling fire, the tree decorated with presents underneath and festive holiday music playing. This is a favorite family tradition of mine that I look forward to each and every year – and maybe you too! But there is another Christmas tradition that takes place every year to commemorate history right here in Bucks…

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Hop On These Hay Rides in Bucks County this Fall

by Christina Cordaro on September 28, 2021

It is that time of year again when the air is crisp, picturesque foliage surrounds us, flannels and sweaters are to be worn, and pumpkin spice lattes are enjoyed! Bucks County is beautiful on its own, but during the fall, you can safely enjoy the scenic views by visiting the below places and going on everyone’s favorite form of farm transportation: a hayride! Charlann Farms Yardley This farm…

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Step Back in Time with a Tour of William Penn’s Summer Home in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on August 6, 2021

Morrisville, the oldest borough in Bucks County has a lot to be proud of! Located at the falls of the Delaware River across from Trenton, sometimes this tiny town is overlooked. However, did you know this area is the former summer home and colonial estate of William Penn, the founder and governor of Pennsylvania and the city planner of Philadelphia? Pennsbury Manor is where William Penn resided a…

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How to Spend the Weekend with Dad in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on June 7, 2021

Father's Day is quickly approaching, so why not plan a weekend getaway with your main guy from day one? Bucks County is the perfect place to spend time with dad – Father’s Day or any old weekend! You are guaranteed to find an activity or event that will brighten up your Dad’s day and instantly put a smile on his face. There are three main aspects that my Dad and I connect with each other the most…

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Afternoon Hisor-Tea: Renovated Grundy Museum & Bricky Girl Tea Room

by Christina Cordaro on April 9, 2021

"If a man does not take pride in his own town, he isn't likely to give a rap about his country", once stated by Joseph Ridgeway Grundy, a well-known man to this day of our local community here in Bucks County. Joseph Ridgeway Grundy was the son of William Hulme and Mary Ridgeway Grundy and the last generation to live in the Grundy residence in Bristol Borough. In 1884, the home, which today is the…

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Oh, What a Night! Plan a Dinner Date Night at Parx Casino

by Christina Cordaro on March 8, 2021

Parx Casino in Bensalem is one of the largest and most impressive gaming facilities in the state and it's located right in our backyard! The casino is welcoming the public back with open arms when people feel comfortable enough to win big! With safety operating procedures put into place, Parx is dedicated to offering a safe and enjoyable gaming and entertainment experience. Parx is conveniently…

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10 Farmers Markets to Visit in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on January 15, 2021

Bucks County is recognized for its historic towns and main streets, iconic landmarks and scenic farms and landscapes. It is a destination that locals are fortunate to call home. Looking for ways to support local businesses in the community? Many farms in Bucks County have their own markets that you can shop and visit right on site. All of these markets feature a variety of local products…

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