From the Locals

From the Locals

From the Locals is a podcast that explores the people, places, and experiences that make Bucks County, Pennsylvania a truly unique destination. This series is hosted by Brooke Hillman and presented by Visit Bucks County.... Show More

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February 25, 2021 27 min

Elayne Brick tells us about how her and her husband began the Washington House a historic restaurant and inn, and the Sellersville Theater a  live entertainment venue all located in downtown Sellersville, PA. 

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January 23, 2021 23 min

Ed and Sherri Bennett, Owners of the Galvanized American Inn and Art Gallery, join us to talk about their boutique BnB located in the heart of Bucks County. The gorgeous property also serves as a micro wedding venue and, in the future, will house an art gallery in their 18th century bank barn.

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December 14, 2020 27 min

Bob Byers, son of Joyce Byers, tells us about how his mom started making the iconic Byers' Choice caroler figurines at her dining room table over 40 years ago. Today, visitors can come to their gift shop, museum, and workshop in Chalfont where the figures are still individually handcrafted by artisans. 

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November 29, 2020 23 min

Donna Jamison tells us how her parents, Earl and Sheila Jamison, started Peddler's Village which today is home to some of Bucks County's most popular restaurants, specialty shops, and inns. They also hold events during every season for the whole family.

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October 25, 2020 31 min

Laura Barnes, whose family owns the Black Bass Hotel, and Grant Ross, General Manager at the Black Bass, join me to talk about this historic riverside eatery and inn. Laura tells me about  what it meant to her family to preserve the property and take it through all the renovations, and Grant discusses the ghost stories of this haunted establishment (it even has a pet cemetery!). 

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September 26, 2020 24 min

Dave Fleming, who owns Shady Brook farm along with his two siblings Amy and Paul, discusses the history and evolution of this farm that's over 100 years old. Dave also gives an inside look at some of their most popular events throughout the year as well as what they have coming up for the 2020 fall season. 

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August 3, 2020 27 min

Carl Glassman, Owner of the Wedgwood Inn in New Hope, discusses purchasing and renovating the inn with his wife, the property's ties to the American Revolution and the Underground Railroad, and the ghostly spirits who reside at the inn today. Carl and Dinie are taking special care during these challenging times and are Covid compliant with consistency of service and attention to detail.

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June 30, 2020 27 min

Timothy Mourer, Owner of The Happy Mixer Bakeries, discusses his baking beginnings, what visitors can expect when they visit his shop on the Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail and why he is proud to own and run his business in the same area where he grew up.

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June 14, 2020 1 min

Welcome to From the Locals - a podcast dedicated to the people, places, and experiences that make Bucks County, Pennsylvania a truly unique destination. We'll talk to bakers, innkeepers, winemakers, boutique owners, and so many more locals who call Bucks County home. For more information on this podcast and our stories, visit visitbuckscounty.com.

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