History & Culture

From Buck to Duck? A Dwindling Deer Popular Leaves Bucks County in Conondrum

From Buck to Duck? A Dwindling Deer Popular Leaves Bucks County in Conondrum

“Bucks County is undergoing an identity crisis,” explained a concerned local government official at last month’s municipal meeting at the Doylestown Court House. There have been mounting concerns over the past decade about how environmental changes would impact our community’s identity, and due to years of hunting and development, time is running out. “The deer population […]

Women’s History Month: What is a Happening Woman?

Women’s History Month: What is a Happening Woman?

To round out our 2014 celebrations in honor of Women’s History Month, we decided to team up with the Women’s Business Forum (WBF), one of Bucks County’s top nonprofit networks of female businesswomen. The WBF is dedicated to educating, mentoring and inspiring women to build and grow successful businesses. BH and WBF asked members what […]

The Ultimate Little Girls’ Tea Party

The Ultimate Little Girls’ Tea Party

Warminster’s historic Craven Hall will host a special Little Girls’ Tea for ages 4 to 12 on Saturday, April 5th, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Their favorite dolls are also invited! Cookies, cupcakes, pastries, finger sandwiches — no fingers were harmed during the making of these sandwiches– and, of course, tea (of the iced […]

What’s Old is New Again: New Owners Reinventing Historic Doylestown Inn

What’s Old is New Again: New Owners Reinventing Historic Doylestown Inn

By Kara Seymour Love letters come in different forms. Five Bucks County business partners are penning their love letter to Doylestown in the form of a restaurant. The team is turning the historic Doylestown Inn on West State Street into a two-level bistro called The Hattery Stove & Still. Todd McCarty and his partners purchased […]

Go Green! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Bucks County

Go Green! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Bucks County

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day 2014 and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in Bucks County. From live music to dinner specials and even a 5K, here are some events happening in the area to celebrate the Irish holiday: Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Parade The 26th annual Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Parade […]

Bucks Native Brings Philly Pride to ‘Rocky’ on Broadway

Bucks Native Brings Philly Pride to ‘Rocky’ on Broadway

By Kara Seymour The iconic story of “Rocky” will debut on Broadway next week and a Bucks County native has a starring role. Jenny Lee Stern, who was raised in Doylestown and made her acting debut at Bucks County Playhouse, will bring her Pennsylvania pride to Broadway’s Winter Garden Theater when the show officially opens […]

George Washington

Celebrate George Washington’s 282nd Birthday

Happy 282nd Birthday George Washington! The public is invited to celebrate George Washington’s 282nd birthday on Saturday, February 22nd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Admission is $1. During the day, buildings in the historic village will be open with demonstrations taking place in the blacksmith shop, cooking in the […]

Photo Recap: Battle of Trenton Reenactment 2013

Photo Recap: Battle of Trenton Reenactment 2013

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Holiday Guide 2013

Holiday Guide 2013

Christmas Tree Lighting & Parades Shops at Valley Square Route 611 & Street Road, Warrington November 15th, 6pm Center Court Come see Santa arrive at The Shops at Valley Square. There will be free gifts for all children who attend (while supplies last)! Doylestown Tree Lighting & Santa Coming to Town 10 N. Main St, […]

Veterans’ Wall Rededication at William Tennent High School

Veterans’ Wall Rededication at William Tennent High School

For years the Veterans’ Wall at William Tennent High School served as a reminder of the sacrifices that District alumni, faculty and staff made by serving their county. During construction of the new high school the Veterans’ Wall was placed in storage, waiting to be returned to its place of honor. On November 11, at […]

Callista, Newt, & Ellis the Elephant come to Doylestown

Callista, Newt, & Ellis the Elephant come to Doylestown

Callista and Newt Gingrich will be appearing at The Doylestown Bookshop on Tuesday, October 22nd at 6:00 pm.  Mrs. Gingrich will be signing her brand new children’s book Yankee Doodle Dandy, the third in her New York Times Bestselling Series featuring Ellis the Elephant.  Speaker Gingrich will be signing copies of several of his titles as well. Callista serves […]

Garden of Reflection: Bucks County’s 9/11 Memorial

Garden of Reflection: Bucks County’s 9/11 Memorial

Bucks County’s Garden of Reflection is located at 1950 Woodside Road in Yardley. 2013 Remembrance Services: 9/11/13: 8:15 am – 10:15 am: Public Remembrance Service The annual service marking twelve years since the attacks on our nation will begin with musical performances at 8:15am. The time of the attacks will be acknowledged by ringing the […]

Win a getaway to the 1740 House!

Win a getaway to the 1740 House!

Summer vacations are a lot of fun, but let’s face it, they can also be a big hassle!  Packing the car, mapping out road trips, and trying to transport a family across multiple states is no easy feat! That’s why we’re giving away a luxurious getaway to one lucky Bucks Happening reader, right within beautiful […]

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 […]