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Talk of the Town: New Bristol Centre for the Arts

Talk of the Town: New Bristol Centre for the Arts

The Bristol “Raising the Bar” initiative just announced an exciting planned addition to the borough – a Centre for the Arts.  While still in the early stages of planning, they hope to open in spring 2015. To turn this vision into reality, they are currently seeking volunteers for a day of light labor, clerical assistence, or support staff down the […]

How to Choose Your Perfect Bucks County Wedding Venue

How to Choose Your Perfect Bucks County Wedding Venue

Thousands of local couples are still blushing from their holiday engagements, and according to the American Express Spending and Saving Tracker consumer report, six million couples are likely to get engaged on Valentine’s Day. Lucky for these local couples, Bucks County is full of beautiful, picturesque locations to tie the knot. Settle on the perfect venue with these helpful […]

Making it Happening: Carlucci’s Feeds Haiti

Making it Happening: Carlucci’s Feeds Haiti

Carlucci’s family of restaurants is taking their mission to nourish people with delicious Italian food to the children of Haiti. This April, Carlucci’s Italian Grill’s General Manager Dominic Mazzella will again travel to Haiti on his own dime to work in an orphanage cooking for children. These children don’t have access to running water or electricity, much less the everyday luxuries […]

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

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 […]

New Businesses in Bucks

New Businesses in Bucks

Between summers down the shore and back to school chores and holiday shopping, it’s safe say – things have been busy! Catch up on a few of the newest additions to Bucks County: Taste of the World, New Hope: This new tapas restaurant opened that past July in the Union Square Shopping Center in New […]

Talk of the town: New Hope Wawa Sells Winning Lotto Ticket

Talk of the town: New Hope Wawa Sells Winning Lotto Ticket

  One Bucks County convenience store shopper is about to become $450,000 richer! A winning ticket from Tuesday night’s Cash 5 drawing was sold at the Wawa on Bridge Street in New Hope. That Wawa store will also get a $500 bonus.

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Between getting all of your shopping done, wrapping up gifts, decorating your home, and finalizing plans, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. For the Bucks County residents living below the poverty line, the holiday season looks much different. Many of the less fortunate families in our […]

Exploring Philly’s Emerging Tech Scene

Exploring Philly’s Emerging Tech Scene

The great city of Philadelphia is known for many things- rich history, die-hard sports fans, mouth-watering food, and even pharmaceutical companies. However, an innovative technology hub is typically not at the top of the list. While we may not be the next Silicon Valley, change is definitely in the air in both Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs. A few years ago, […]

Popular Bucks County Food Truck Set to Expand

Popular Bucks County Food Truck Set to Expand

by Lauren Rooney Jean-Pierre and Rebecca Bisilliat just celebrated the two-year anniversary of opening their well-known food truck, Bonjour Creperie, which offers something food trucks can’t often provide.  “We chose to start a food truck that offered Crepes for many reasons one being that we could provide both sweet and savory options which is unique […]

NAC Breaking Boundaries with a Massive $10 million Expansion

NAC Breaking Boundaries with a Massive $10 million Expansion

Following up their $8.5 million “Big Build” project - which created a brand new state-of-the art cardio center and the much-buzzed about outdoor pool complex - the Newtown Athletic Club just announced plans for a 12-step $10 million expansion! Here’s the 12-point plan as laid out to members last week: 1. The renovation and expansion of our men’s and women’s […]

10 Stonebridge Crossing Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Wealthiest Zip Codes in Bucks & Beyond

This list is out- the Greater Philadelphia region’s Top 15 Wealthiest Zip Codes of 2014 were recently named by Philadelphia Business Journal. Bucks County locations made three appearances on the list: No. 4 Washington Crossing, Pa. Population: 3,837 Avg. Household Income: $189,122 Avg. Net Worth: $1,980,997 Avg. Disposable Income: $133,780 Avg. Home Value: $642,621 No. 9 Jamison, […]

Nancy Bragin wears Diana Vincent's Oxidized Sterling Silver and White Topaz Kaleidoscope Necklace with Heart Cuff

Meet Bucks County Movers & Shakers: Nancy Bragin

For the 2nd consecutive year, Bucks Happening has named the Top 10 Movers & Shakers of Bucks County.  Our accomplished judges had their work cut out for them with dozens of inspirational stories submitted by readers. Now, with the official results in and this year’s Movers & Shakers assembling recently to celebrate, we’re taking a closer look at each winner […]

Election Day 2014

Election Day 2014

Don’t forget to vote on November 4, 2014! Find your local polling place here. Local Political Groups Democrats Bucks County Democratic Committee The Bucks County Democratic Committee invites all Bucks County residents to join them as they build their grassroots movement in support of these Democratic values and in support of candidates who embrace these […]

The Scary Stats Behind Digital Fraud & How to Protect Yourself

The Scary Stats Behind Digital Fraud & How to Protect Yourself

A woman recently told us about a friend of hers who had been abused by a man she met on an online dating site.  She asked us, “Where were you a year ago?”  We, North Star Integrity, are here now. We know that people lie. We know that threats to personal security continue to increase […]

Bucks County Natives Make a Big Difference for Small Businesses

Bucks County Natives Make a Big Difference for Small Businesses

by Lauren Rooney It’s no secret that small businesses fuel our country.  From a start up marketing firm to a mom-and-pop coffee shop to a miniature golf course, one thing all businesses have in common is that they need to balance their books. Every day there is money in and money out, taxes to pay, confusing […]