Business

The Starter Mom: Internet Intervention

The Starter Mom: Internet Intervention

by Nicole Loughann Do you think LOL means “Lots of Love?” Have you sent your friends a picture of Bill Gates holding up a sign that says he is giving away his money? Did you know they finally made that flying hover board from Back to the Future II? If you answered yes to any […]

Daniel S. Levin, CIMA®
Executive Vice President - Wealth Management

Declare your Indepence: Turning Financial Anxiety into Cool Confidence

Considering the tumultuous recent history of financial markets, gaining control of your financial future can feel like a daunting task. In fact, a just-released study from the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre, an Australian-based study that was co-authored by an American professor, found that nearly half (46%) of participants expressed “mild” anxiety about talking to a financial […]

Happening Hero: The NAC Keeps the Lights On

Happening Hero: The NAC Keeps the Lights On

Last week, the power went out for over 650,000 homes and businesses (second only to the 800,000 in Hurricane Sandy), leaving thousands of locals stranded without heat, hot water, light and the like. The Newtown Athletic Club was flooded with folks, both members and non-members, who came to take hot showers, eat at the NACafe […]

Photo Fun: One Cool Cupcake

Photo Fun: One Cool Cupcake

Pudge Cakes in New Hope made the most of today’s winter weather by sculpting this awesome snow-cake, standing proudly on Main Street at 5’5″. This snow-cake masterpiece was shared on Pudge Cake’s Facebook page.

Miss Money Funny: 3 tips for saving big in the New Year

Miss Money Funny: 3 tips for saving big in the New Year

By Alyson Komyanek Each January millions of us will make a resolution to start the New Year off right. Exercise more, watch less TV, get better grades, whatever it might be. Then, by the time February rolls around, we find ourselves feeling guilty for having broken that “new habit” 3 weeks ago. So this year, […]

Celebrating Small Business Saturday

Celebrating Small Business Saturday

Did you know there are over 28 million small businesses in the U.S.? Big chain stores have Black Friday. Online stores have Cyber Monday. And between them is a special day just for small businesses, the hard working entrepreneurial spirits that help communities thrive across America. It’s Small Business Saturday. To commemorate their roots as […]

2013 Movers & Shakers Awards Ceremony

2013 Movers & Shakers Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, October 24th eleven of Bucks County’s Biggest Movers & Shakers were honored at Caleb’s American Kitchen, a contemporary eatery in Lahaska recently opened by the acclaimed former Executive Chef of Marsha Brown, Caleb Lentchner. Inspired by each other’s amazing achievements, the theme of the evening was all about community. Check out photos from the […]

The Mover & Shaker Behind the Mover & Shakers: Chuck Hall

The Mover & Shaker Behind the Mover & Shakers: Chuck Hall

You’ve heard all about Bucks County’s biggest Movers & Shakers over the past couple of weeks, but now it’s time to meet the Movers & Shakers BEHIND the Movers & Shakers! Three local judges completed rigorous scoring sheets for each applicant, which were then tabulated to uncover the Top 10.  One of those judges was […]

Mover & Shaker: J. Ryman Maxwell

Mover & Shaker: J. Ryman Maxwell

Perkasie is home to our next Mover & Shaker, Ryman Maxwell. It’s where he spends countless hours committed to his business, Down to Earth Café (voted Best Breakfast in the 2013 Happening List competition) as well as the overall economic revitalization of Perkasie through his involvement in the Perkasie Olde Town Association. His café  goes beyond a place to grab […]

Mover & Shaker: Robin Brackbill

Mover & Shaker: Robin Brackbill

Bucks County’s next Mover & Shaker is 100% FABULOUS! In just a few short years, Doylestown’s Robin Brackbill has made her business, Fabby Shabby Grab Bag Co., a household name in the community.  Robyn utilized her talents (she attended the Moore College of Art and Design) to literally hand-fabricate and create a fun, quirky, and totally unique, award-winning […]

Meet Mover & Shaker: Jim Bishop

Meet Mover & Shaker: Jim Bishop

Doylestown native Jim Bishop (CB West High School ’75) is the mastermind behind one of the most recognizable health & wellness brands in Bucks County, the Cornerstone Clubs. Since 1995, his commitment to creating a health & fitness experience has spread like wildfire across the community, now with three locations in Warrington, Doylestown, and New Hope. Long-time […]

Happening Heroes: AWeber & United Way Stuff the Bus

Happening Heroes: AWeber & United Way Stuff the Bus

Over the weekend, Bucks Happening received the following heartfelt letter from a local woman who participated in AWeber’s recent “Stuff the Bus” promotion. For the past few weeks you have heard people talking about Stuff the Bus, a school supplies drive to benefit local students in need. The United Way of Bucks County and AWeber […]

Newtown Startup Open Door Valet Hits the Ground “Rolling”

Newtown Startup Open Door Valet Hits the Ground “Rolling”

Throwing a big party at home; treating yourself to a luxurious night out; attending a wedding or other formal function — what do all of these experiences have in common?  They all involve cars; a lot of them.  Parking can get complicated, especially without ample lot space. Who really has a parking lot sufficient  to […]

Bucks County’s Rustic Charm: Holly Hedge & 1740 House

Bucks County’s Rustic Charm: Holly Hedge & 1740 House

Newly engaged couples are falling in love with the rustic outdoor wedding charm captured by so many of today’s wedding websites; Pinterest boards full of stunning vintage chic imagery- antique furniture seating, brides wearing cowboy boots, hay-stack lounges, and so much more.  Vintage chic settings and “DIY” (Do-it-yourself) projects, featuring anything from mason jar centerpieces […]

Prepare to Party! 2,000 Locals Expected to Celebrate Pool Complex Opening

Prepare to Party! 2,000 Locals Expected to Celebrate Pool Complex Opening

On Saturday, June 29th, a massive celebration to commemorate their 35th Anniversary & World Class Resort Outdoor Pool Complex and the completion of the Newtown Athletic Club’s Big Build Expansion Project, is expected to draw 2,000 guests! Attendees at the NAC will be treated to a live concert with the world renowned members of the […]