By Lindsay Gordon Taking a look outside, there isn’t much green around. Actually, you will see white covered roof tops and frozen trees. But regardless of the Groundhog’s plans for our 6 more weeks of winter, it is time for Bucks County to come out of hibernation to celebrate St Patrick’s Day! Bucks County’s 2015 […]
In honor of Presidents’ Day, take a look back at Bucks County’s rich presidential history: • General George Washington and men of the Continental Army and militia crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey where they attacked and defeated Hessian troops quartered in and around the village. […]
On the third Monday of January each year, we celebrate Martin Luther King Day to commemorate his peaceful activism in the civil rights movement. His message is ingrained in the spirit of America, and part of the way we honor him is actually rooted in Pennsylvania. The national Martin Luther King Day of Service was […]
By Nicole Loughan I hate to say it but I have had enough of the holidays. The treats, the lights, the movies, the music and the kids out of school, bah humbug. I’ve had enough. But in ten months when the stores roll out the Santas I will be humming Jingle Bells with the best […]
The late, very memorable Stu Montgomery, who played Santa for many years in the Doylestown, PA area filmed a segment produced by Suburban Community Television, a local community channel, at the time, for Doylestown and surrounding areas of Bucks & Montgomery Counties.
These gorgeous photos were captured by Brian Hewitt Custom Photography.
‘Tis the season for Steam Pub in Southampton to serve up their famous Christmas cocktails. And this year’s creations do not disappoint! Check out 3 must-sip Christmas cocktails available through Christmas Day at the popular eatery and bar in lower Bucks County. Blue Christmas Martini: You certainly won’t have yourself a blue Christmas after indulging in a Blue Christmas […]
by Erin McNelis Men, listen up. Frank Ventresca of Ventresca Ltd., the menswear store in Doylestown, has some tips on how you can take existing items in your wardrobe and make them holiday party appropriate. It is like building a house. Start with the solid foundation of a nice casual suit or blazer and add […]
Happy Hanukkah, Bucks County! Celebrate with the community at any of these fun events happening throughout the 2014 Hanukkah season. Chanukah Wonderland: The local source for all Chanukah gifts and entertainment needs. The Village at Newtown South, 2110 South Eagle Road, Newtown December 4 – December 23, 2014 Chanukah Hop Parents Meet and Mingle Shir Ami Synagogue, 101 […]
Happy New Year, Bucks County! There are lots of fabulous ways to ring in 2015 throughout the region: Lower Bucks Fisher’s New Years Eve Mardi Gras Celebration 1858 Street Rd, Bensalem 9:00pm – 1:30am After the buffet, move over to Club Seasons to ring in the New Year with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight! Cash bar […]
The holiday season is a time of year that should be filled with happiness, but very often, it presents intense emotional challenges, especially for those struggling with low self-esteem and negative body image. Spending time with negative family members, squeezing into that holiday cocktail dresses, and snacking on high-calorie goodies are just a few of the challenges that can […]
Bucks is beautiful all year long so it especially shines under the lights of festive holiday decorations. And when the chilly nights begin to twinkle, it’s time for the Fourth Annual Bucks Happening Holiday Display Contest! For the past four years, Bucks Happening has welcomed readers to share and vote for their favorite local Christmas trees & […]
What’s more fun than a holiday chinese auction tradition? A chinese auction tradition full of amazing cosmetics, beauty treatments, and jewelry! Bring your friends and family for additional savings up tp 20%. No one will leave empty handed! What: 2nd annual Chinese Auction of Cosmetic procedures Where: Buinewicz Plastic Surgery & MedSpa, 3655 Route 202- Suite 225, Doylestown When: Friday, December 5, […]
by Nicole Loughan I have fond Christmas memories of playing games like Skip Bo, Othello, Connect Four and Cooties with my cousins. Perhaps no game stirs as much emotion in me as Candy Land. I received this game of pure luck in 1980 something, wrapped up under the tree and brought it with me to […]
Historic Bristol Borough is gearing up for its annual riverside tree lighting ceremony which promises to be bigger and better than ever. Located at the juncture of Mill Street, the commercial center of town; Historic Radcliffe Street, and overlooking the the landmark Bristol Wharf, the 40 foot spruce tree, complete with over 7000 lights, will […]