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Spend a Winter's Day in New Hope

Monday, January 13, 2020 10:00 AM by Cora Berke

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.”- Anamika Mishra

Now that the holidays are over and the last Auld Lang Syne has been sung, it’s time to snuggle into winter. Having a January birthday, I have always been a “winter girl” and New Hope is the perfect place to be.

Whether you are walking along the canal in the stillness that only winter can provide or warming up with a hot chocolate and a

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

5 Bucks County Museums to Visit This Winter

Monday, December 23, 2019 2:00 PM by Christina Cordaro

Ever want to bring the beautiful countryside landscapes, charming small towns, rich history and uniqueness of Bucks County indoors? Below are five different museums that allows you to do so as we head into the winter months:

1. Bucks County Children’s Museum

New Hope

Bucks County Children's Museum

One of the many guiding principles of this museum is to be a resource for children, parents and schools by combining Bucks County

As a local, I will be the first to admit I’m biased…but come on. How great is Bucks County during the holidays? The shop windows in town, the frosty fields in the countryside, the Christmas tree farms? It’s just the best. And like most families, we have our own traditions, but this year we added a new one: a mini road trip to check out residential holiday lights!

On a rainy Sunday night, my

I am always on the lookout for new places to visit and new things to try. So, traveling the Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail is the perfect way to discover local businesses…and unique, delicious desserts!

It’s a great time of year to download your digital passport and follow the trail. The holiday treats at the 30+ bakeries, café’s, confectionaries and creameries are sure to get you in the festive

5 Sunday Brunch Spots in Bucks County

Monday, December 9, 2019 10:00 AM by Lauren Anderson

Hello, my name’s Lauren and I’m a homebody! I’m not your typical homebody, though. I enjoy going out, but I tend to keep my “going out habits” very local. Fortunately, there are a ton of spots in Bucks County where I can find great food, drink, and entertainment.

Today, let’s talk brunch. It has become a favorite weekend activity amongst Bucks County natives. Whether you’re looking to try

Yesterday I spent 3 hours sorting through mountains of my children’s toys. As I decided which to get rid of, to make room for the inevitable deluge of holiday gifts, one thought ran through my mind: “We have too much stuff!!”

If you are like me, and on a journey to declutter the Holidays, I’ve compiled a list of experiential gifts around Bucks County. Whether it’s taking a hot air balloon ride

Small Business Saturday in Bucks County

Friday, November 22, 2019 10:00 AM by Natalie Weintraub

The holidays are fast approaching and you’re going to want the best deals for the best gifts for ALL of your loved ones! On Small Business Saturday, which falls on November 30 this year, visit small shops and grab BIG bargains on clothing, antiques, furniture, home décor, and more – all here in Bucks County.

Clothing & Accessories

No matter what you are looking for, you are sure to find it in New Hope.

For the ultimate sports fanatic, head to Monkey’s Uncle in

Spice up your autumn or holiday season with these do-it-yourself recipes from two of Bucks County’s distilleries…

Dad’s Smoking Jacket

Inspired by the smoky flavor of the bitters, this cocktail utilizes maple syrup aged in whiskey barrels. “Be careful not to add too much maple syrup. If you’re using our Maple Syrup Whiskey use a little less, if you’re using our regular Rye Whiskey use a little

Watch Peddler’s Village shine for the holidays at the Grand Illumination Celebration, take a selfie with Santa at the Shops at Valley Square Tree Lighting and so much more!

Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events calendar.

Friday, November 15

Families enjoy the Gingerbread House display at Peddler's Village.

Gingerbread Competition & Display