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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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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Now Open! Tour the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle

by Christina Cordaro on September 25, 2020

I recently took a tour at Henry Chapman Mercer’s Museum and Castle in Doylestown. It was wonderful to be able to safely experience the iconic architecture and collections from Doylestown’s own famous philanthropist, architect and collector. Here’s our experience… The Doylestown native, also known as “the man behind the castles,” became famous during the 20 th century Arts and Crafts movement for…

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Exploring Downtown Bristol Borough

by Christina Cordaro on September 23, 2020

I grew up and lived in Bucks County for most of my life and I have always admired residing in an area with rich history and beautiful landscapes. Yet I never explored the riverside town of Bristol Borough until recently. I have been hearing such great things about this historic town and it made me want to check it out myself. I had the chance to visit main street, known as Mill Street, and I can't…

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Where to Find Cocktails To-Go in Bucks County, Part II

by Christina Cordaro on July 7, 2020

Restaurants and bars are now open for dine-in service outdoors, some indoors too, but with occupancy limits and specific guidelines. If you are still hesitant about being out in public or if you just want to get out and the weather is permitting, there is still an option to support local by taking food and cocktails to-go at several local establishments, like the ones below… 5. Cosmos Restaurant &…

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Where to Find Cocktails To-Go in Bucks County, Part I

by Christina Cordaro on June 12, 2020

As of May 21, take-out cocktails are legal to purchase in Pennsylvania. House Bill 327 is designed to help restaurants, bars and hotels that continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic since they needed to shut down their dine-in services. Lucky for us, now, thirsty patrons can safely sip their favorite beverages to-go! Find a beverage at one of these local establishments… 1. Buckingham…

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Support Local & Shop Online: Bucks County Businesses that Ship to your Home

by Christina Cordaro on April 1, 2020

Do you want to practice social distancing while still supporting your Bucks County community? Make a huge impact without leaving the couch. Shop local by shopping online. Below are different categories and examples of Bucks County small businesses that ship their products to your home. Shopping: Monkey's Uncle Doylestown Even though there is a hold on major league sports, that doesn't mean you…

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Celebrate Pi Day with these Bucks County Slices

by Christina Cordaro on March 9, 2020

March 14 th resembles the numerical constant, 3.14, known as Pi. This day was given the name "Pi Day" due to its history and alternate meaning. To foodies, it is the perfect excuse to celebrate the day with savory and sweet pies! Grab a slice (or two…or three) of these Bucks County pies. Savory slices: 1. Jules Thin Crust Doylestown and Newtown This is the perfect spot to find locally sourced and…

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Unique Date Night Ideas In Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on February 3, 2020

Looking for the perfect date night with your loved one for Valentine's Day or the month of February in spirit of the holiday? Home to fine restaurants, an amazing arts scene and exciting nightlife, Bucks County is the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway. Plan your special date night with the unique ideas below. 1. Bucks County Playhouse and Dinner at Stella The Bucks County Playhouse opened…

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