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7 Reasons why you need a Buyers Agnt

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on February 19, 2019 in No Category
Shopping for a new home can be scary. Most buyers ultimately have one question: Whom can you trust? Will real estate agents act in your best interest -- or will they do whatever it takes to sell their client's home? Will your mortgage broker give you a good deal -- or will that broker stick you with a mortgage that you eventually won't be able to afford? Homebuying is a complicated business that requires a fair amount of legal expertise, and many people want the reassurance that comes with getting help from someone... read more
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Tyler Formal Gardens

Posted by Karen Johnson on February 06, 2019 in  Bucks County History  Things to do in Bucks County
Now that Phil the groundhog has decided has decided that Spring is on the way, thought’s naturally turn to flowers and gardening. One of Bucks County’s most amazing gardens is the Tyler Formal Gardens at Bucks County Community College.   The Bucks County Community College website information tells us that Tyler Formal Gardens were constructed in the early 1930s by Charles Willing of Willing, Sims and Talbutt to provide a formal landscape setting for the Tylers' magnificent home and to acc... read more
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Visit a Salt Cave - in Doylestown!

Posted by Cori Seraydarian on February 06, 2019 in  Bucks County PA  Doylestown Borough
What is a salt cave you ask?  Designed to simulate the environment of Himalayan salt caves, these cozy grottos feature literally tons of crystal salt rock, a dim glow provided by rock lamps, reclining chairs and soothing instrumental background music. Meanwhile, during a session, a machine outside the room (called a halogenerator) grinds dry salt and pumps micro particles of it into the air, which is kept at low humidity and approximately 70 degrees. You simply sit quietly and breathe the refined air, as... read more
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The Secret of Lake Galena Bucks County

Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on February 01, 2019 in  Bucks County History  New Britain Township
You probably know the common history of Lake Galena a beautiful lake in New Britain Township Bucks County and the park that surrounds it: Peace Valley. The lake was created when the county flooded the lake in 1972. According to its Wikipedia entry, the lake is supplemented by water from the Delaware River Point Pleasant Diversion Project for the purpose of augmenting public drinking water supplies for approximately 150,000 people in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Lake Galena supplies water ... read more
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Equality Pride in Our History Exhibit

January 13 - March 23
Posted by Stephanie Schade on January 31, 2019 in  Pride  Things to do in Bucks County
The Bucks County Visitors Center3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (Next to PARX Casino)visitbuckscounty.com The equality exhibit will be openJanuary 13th through March 23rdMonday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm View our archive at www.newhopecelebrateshistory.orgemail us at history@newhopecelebrates.com   Equality - Pride in Our History Exhibit takes visitors on a journey through the decades of gay pride and will showcase a collection of stories, photos, memorabilia contributed... read more
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