History & Culture

Jack Frost in Doylestown to welcome Spring

Photo of the Week: Jack Frost Springs into Doylestown

 

Fill your Craven at Hearth Cooking Classes

Fill your Craven at Hearth Cooking Classes

Historic Craven Hall is offering interested individuals an opportunity to cook a Colonial-style meal using 18th century tools, recipes and methods. Set in the ambience of this lovely mansion, with the home’s massive cooking hearth taking center stage, this wonderful afternoon of food and history will take place from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on […]

Sunset over Patterson Farm

Sunset over Patterson Farm

Watercolor Painting by Keith Mountford Keith has been a resident of Bucks County for all of the 21 years that he’s lived in the USA. He left his family and friends in England as well as a career in the corporate world to pursue painting, which in his father’s words was “ridiculous!” With no training whatsoever, […]

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 […]