History & Culture

Happening Teens: Alice Borovskiy

Happening Teens: Alice Borovskiy

Alice Borovskiy enjoyed a historic season with the Neshaminy High School girls’ tennis team this year. In her junior year, she has played in both the District One Class AAA singles and doubles tournaments. Neshaminy has not had a singles girls’ tennis player in the Districts in over 15 years and no doubles players since […]

Photo of the Week: At the Dawn’s Early Light

Photo of the Week: At the Dawn’s Early Light

The stars and stripes of the U.S. flag represent a unified nation. All across the land, from sandy shores to rocky mountains and rolling plains, proud Americans display our flag. Here, is Old Glory illuminated on the silo of a Bucks County farm at sunrise. Captured by Michael Brooks Photography

Court Street in Newtown captured by Only in Bucks

The Man who Built Newtown

In 2015, Bucks Happening explored the rich past and exciting presented of Newtown, Pennsylvania in Newtown Happening. The February, the Newtown Historic Association will expand upon Newtown’s history with “The Man who Built Newtown” on Monday, February 15th at 7:30 PM at the Half-Moon Inn, 105 Court St. (Court St. & Centre Ave.), Newtown. The Newtown […]

Photo of the week: Frozen Lake Galena

Photo of the week: Frozen Lake Galena

This video of Peace Valley Park’s Lake Galena was captured by Tom Brunt with a DJI Phantom 3 Pro –just after the January 23, 2016 blizzard.

Theatrical Revolutionary Pub Crawl

Theatrical Revolutionary Pub Crawl

Join Lambertville & New Hope – Winter Festival’s newest event…the Theatrical Revolutionary Pub Crawl!  Learn the real story of the most amazing time period in our Country’s history.  Feel the suspense, the effort, the sacrifice and the rewards of our forefathers and mothers in this interactive historical reenactment pub crawl. The Pub Crawl will begin […]

Warrington Square Dance Club Offers Lesson

Warrington Square Dance Club Offers Lesson

Want to give yourself the gift of FUN on Thursday nights this winter? Get out of the house, give your body and brain some exercise, and enjoy learning something new – square dance! The Buckaroos Square Dance Club invites you to join their winter class: January 14 – March 17 on Thursday nights at Titus […]

Nominations Open! The 2016 Bucks Happening List®

Nominations Open! The 2016 Bucks Happening List®

Bucks County’s biggest people’s choice competition is back! It’s time to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events, and businesses that make living in Bucks County so special. Nomination for the fifth annual Happening List® competition in Bucks County officially opened on January 4, 2016. Nominate your favorites here. Voting kicks off on January 15, 2016 and continues through February 29, […]

Part 2: Top Bucks County Memories of 2015

Part 2: Top Bucks County Memories of 2015

It’s been a banner year in Bucks County! As we prepare to ring in 2016, we’re taking a look back at ten of our favorite memories and most-read articles on Bucks Happening from the past 12 months in Bucks County.  Check out more memorable moments below: Promenade Opening in Newtown: For years, a vacant building formerly occupied by ACME Supermarket stood […]

Annual Washington Crossing Reenactment

Annual Washington Crossing Reenactment

Each December, thousands gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch thereenactment of General George Washington’s daring Christmas Day river crossing. During this family-friendly event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by Washington and then row across the river in replica Durham boats. The reenactment is held […]

1740 House in New Hope

New Hope & Lambertville Happening: 1740 House

by Erin McNelis, Photography Michael Becker “If you can’t be a houseguest in Bucks County, be ours.” Those were the words chosen by the original proprietor of 1740 House in Lumberville. Harry Nessler opened the inn in 1968 as an upscale motor lodge that catered to a Manhattan clientele looking to escape to Bucks County, where it […]

Holly Hedge in New Hope

New Hope & Lambertville Happening: Holly Hedge Estate

by Erin McNelis, Photography by Michael Becker Rustic-chic interior design is a trend that has been gaining momentum in the last few years and fits in well around the Bucks County area with the old farm houses and converted barns that abound. According to Tim Luccaro, general manager of Holly Hedge Estate in New Hope, that […]

Happening Kid: Chef DerekQ on MasterChef Junior

Happening Kid: Chef DerekQ on MasterChef Junior

  Eleven year old Chef DerekQ of Yardey is one of 16 contestants currently competing in MasterChef Junior on Fox, which airs Fridays at 8pm, for a grand prize of $100,000. This food scientist may be young in his years, but he’s refined in his cooking. On a recent episode, DerekQ earned rave reviews for […]

5 Reasons to Give Thanks for Dance

5 Reasons to Give Thanks for Dance

by Elizabeth Rooney Entering into the holiday season, we’re reflecting on the things in life that truly deliver happiness- pure, untarnished, transcendental joy. Throughout history, across all ages and spanning the globe, one such happiness-generator is dance. Whether it’s watching a jaw-dropping performance, taking a spin on the dance floor with a sweetheart, or just […]

Pink and her Dad, Jim Moore, Sing Touching Duet

Pink and her Dad, Jim Moore, Sing Touching Duet

“My dad was my first rock star,” shared Doylestown-native and international superstar Pink as she prepared to introduce her father, Vietnam War veteran James T. Moore, to a crowd in New York City. Together, they performed a song written by Jim while serving in Vietnam. As a child, Pink used to accompany her father to Veterans’ centers and sing […]

Meet your Movers & Shakers: Dana Stone

Meet your Movers & Shakers: Dana Stone

A life-long dancer, Levittown’s Dana Stone has made her dream come true as the owner of Stepping Stone Dance Studio. One of the founding members of the Avallon Dance Company, Dana participated in numerous theatrical productions, half time shows, national dance competitions, and other various professional venues.  She attended the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Summer program […]