History & Culture

Explore the Frozen Delaware River

Explore the Frozen Delaware River

Take a visual journey across the frozen Delaware River in the New Hope/Lambertville area with Shot Reel of Aerial Cinematography. Created by BottomUp Photography.

Photo of the Week: Fonthill Castle in Doylestown

Photo of the Week: Fonthill Castle in Doylestown

Snow falling at Fonthill Castle, captured by Michael Brooks.

Happening Heroes: Miss Cindy’s School

Happening Heroes: Miss Cindy’s School

With freezing cold temperatures, those in our community without a proper home are facing incredibly challenging conditions.  One Quakertown dance school, Miss Cindy’s School, decided to do something to help, hanging winter hats and scarves on lightpoles around the triangle lot in Quakertown for those who need them. This heart (and head!)-warming gesture was captured […]

Bucks County: Birthplace of The Sound of Music

Bucks County: Birthplace of The Sound of Music

With Lady Gaga’s superb Oscar tribute to the Sound of Music, in honor of the film’s 50th Anniversary, Bucks County’s Doylestown Facebook Group is buzzing with excitement over its own ties to the beloved musical. Did you know that The Sound of Music was written in Doylestown? Yes. Oscar Hammerstein II lived in Doylestown, where he wrote […]

Photo of the Week: Mill Street

Photo of the Week: Mill Street

“Calm and Beautiful on Mill Street” on February 17, 2015. Photo taken by Amy Waldron

81 Year Old New Hope Resident Wins Big on The Price is Right

81 Year Old New Hope Resident Wins Big on The Price is Right

Congratulations to Allison of New Hope! This 81 year old New Hope just won big on The Price is Right, which aired on February 17, 2015. Stay tuned for more details coming soon. Photo credit: Elisa Baxt

Step into History: 8 U.S. Presidents with Ties to Bucks County

Step into History: 8 U.S. Presidents with Ties to Bucks County

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. […]

Justin Guarini: Twitter Rockstar

Justin Guarini: Twitter Rockstar

We all know that Doylestown-native Justin Guarini is a talented singer and actor, but did you know that he’s also got quite the knack for crafting clever statements in under 140 characters. Yep; you guessed it. Mr. Guarini is a talented Tweet-er. It’s no secret that the modern celebrity needs a very thick-skin to deal with the constant feedback […]

Historic Happenings: Doylestown in 1938

Historic Happenings: Doylestown in 1938

Doylestown Historical Society shares this silent, color film showing life in Doylestown in the year 1938. Includes parade footage from the town’s Centennial Celebration.

Photo of the Week: Reflections on East State Street

Photo of the Week: Reflections on East State Street

Reflections on East State Street by Michael Brooks Photography

Bensalem Native Christina Perri Debuts Video for Words

Bensalem Native Christina Perri Debuts Video for Words

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to feel the love in this new music video from Bensalem native Christina Perri. This steamy video, directed by Iouri Philippe Paillé, features the much-adored Colin O’Donoghue from ABC’s Once Upon a Time.  Christina is no stranger to chart-topping romantic balads. In 2011, her song A Thousand Years was released […]

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 […]

Featured Photo: Snow Reflections in Doylestown

Featured Photo: Snow Reflections in Doylestown

East State Street reflections captured in Doylestown by Michael Brooks Photography

Featured Photo: A Winter Sunset on the Farm

Featured Photo: A Winter Sunset on the Farm

  Sunset on a farm in Lower Makefield captured by Pat O’Leary of Yardley, PA.

Photo credit: http://www.usrowing.org/Pressbox/AthleteBios/AndrewGreubel.aspx

Local Sports Highlight brought to you by Ventresca Ltd: Upper Makefield rower on U.S. Junior National team

This January, the US Junior Team Sweep Winter Camp at Sarasota Crew’s facilities invited 18 world-class rowers to attend, including Upper Makefield’s Andrew Greubel. Greubel, now a high school senior at St. Joseph’s Prep, was on the list for a second year in the row, having rowed for the US Junior National team in Hamburg, Germany over the […]