Hockey Dad Calls Late-Game Fight “Assault”

Last week, Central Bucks West and Ridley met in a Flyers Cup semifinal. C.B. West dominated the game, leading 7-1 in the third period. That’s when things got actually ugly.

As shown in videos posted to social media, a fight broke out with about seven minutes left in the game. People in the crowd were shouting “Fuck him up!” The brawl continued for a while, with one Ridley player even coming from off the ice to join.

The game was called at that point, and C.B. West was given the 7-1 win. A parent wrote on Facebook decrying the Ridley team: “Since he couldn’t win the game, he tried to sabotage our season!”

Now another parent of a C.B. West teen who was injured during the fight is calling it an assault. Read more »

Jawdropper of the Week: Acres of Cool Near Yardley for $950K

1440 Pheasant Run Circle, Yardley, Pa. 19067 | TREND images via Long & Foster

1440 Pheasant Run Circle, Yardley, Pa. 19067 | TREND images via Long & Foster

Situated in the northern part of Philadelphia’s beautiful countryside is Lower Makefield Borough, Bucks County, near the historic and scenic borough of Yardley.

Which brings us to this week’s jawdropper – this stunning French-inspired home built in 1983 that sits on just over three and a half acres of land.

Enter inside to the dramatic two-story foyer and soak in the views of the admirable central staircase and open dining room. Continue on and you’ll find the futuristic gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a one-of-a-kind island, granite countertops, and plenty of cabinet space. Just off the kitchen is a step-down breakfast room with glass walls overlooking a portion of the home’s gorgeous backyard. Read more »

Just Listed: An Artfully Crafted Home by the Water’s Edge in New Hope for $849.5K

2415 River Road, New Hope, Pa. 18938 | Images via Natalie Fleischacker and Addison Wolfe Real Estate.

2415 River Road, New Hope, Pa. 18938 | Photos: Natalie Fleischacker via Addison Wolfe Real Estate

It’s no secret that New Hope is a harbor for extraordinary homes – we’ve even featured our fair share of them. So, when we stumbled upon this particular property, which boasts both river and canal views, we had to add it to the list.

This craftsman-style home falls just short of 2,000 square feet and has two bedrooms. Nestled just off of River Road, it’s the perfect hidden escape for anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Oh, and it’s situated right on the Delaware River and offers access to both the river in front and the Delaware Canal in back. Read more »

Additional Charges for Bucks County Man Who Was “Gifted” Teen Girls

Lee Kaplan, front in yellow, and Daniel Stoltzfus, back in yellow, are led to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, outside Bucks County Magisterial District Judge John I. Waltman's courtroom in Feasterville, Pa. Daniel Stoltzfus and his wife Savilla Stoltzfus were ordered to stand trial on charges they gave away their 14-year-old daughter to a Philadelphia-area man after he helped them out financially.

Lee Kaplan, front in yellow, and Daniel Stoltzfus, back in yellow, are led to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016.

Amid a series of updates in a child abuse case that has gained national attention, Lee Kaplan of Feasterville, Bucks County, has been charged with with counts of statutory sexual assault and the rape of children today by officials who allege he sexually abused six of the 12 girls he held in his Bucks County home. Read more »

Mike Pence Rallies Republicans for Trump in Bucks County

Mike Pence Rallies Voters in Bucks County | Photo by Jared Brey

Mike Pence Rallies Voters in Bucks County | Photo by Jared Brey

If Donald Trump hopes to have a fighting chance at winning the White House in November — a prospect that is increasingly far fetched, according to recent polling data — he’ll have to turn up huge numbers in the suburbs of Philadelphia. On Tuesday, his campaign rallied supporters in Bucks County with a speech by Mike Pence, Trump’s running mate and the former governor of Indiana.  Read more »

VP Hopeful Mike Pence Will Speak in Bucks County Today

Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence listens to a cheering crowd at after speaking at the Executive Court Banquet Facility, Thursday Aug. 18, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.

Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence listens to a cheering crowd at after speaking at the Executive Court Banquet Facility, Thursday Aug. 18, 2016, in Manchester, N.H.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump‘s running mate, Mike Pence, will hold a rally in Bucks County this afternoon.

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Diner Chain Comes to Pennsylvania

Breakfast burrito at Metro Diner

Breakfast burrito at Metro Diner

Someone’s bullish on diners. Despite the closing of Center City’s Midtown II and the near constant threat that Little Pete’s will be torn down or forced to relocate to make way for a hotel, Metro Diner out of Florida is anxious to prove the diner concept isn’t dead yet. There are 13 Metro Diners out there and ten more that have been announced. The first area location is set open in Bensalem, PA.

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Iron Hill Latest Location To Open with Beer Garden

iron hill huntingdon valley

The beer garden at Iron Hill Huntingdon Valley

On Tuesday, August 2nd, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant will open its 12th location in the region. The Huntingdon Valley location will be the first to house a beer garden. The outdoor bar and patio will have seating for 40 at communal tables. There will also be Adirondack chairs around the patio. The beer garden won’t be open when the doors officially open Tuesday at 5 p.m., but should open in the first half of August.

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Speakeasy Style Bar Opens in Doylestown

The Still Mule 400

A Mechanic Street Mule at the Still in Doylestown

Out in Bucks County, just above the Doylestown Brewing Co. (52 East State Street, Doylestown), a speakeasy has been operating almost unnoticed for almost a month.

Run by Chris Hall, The Still is self-proclaimed Prohibition-style cocktail bar that is apparently still a pretty well kept secret.

The bar only uses spirits from local PA distilleries and have nine homemade infusions made with all local ingredients. The cocktail list covers the basics and includes some historically accurate drinks as well (which come with a lengthy explanation of their origins).

And while it’s no Hop Sing, this is definitely a cool addition to ‘burbs.

The Still is open Thursday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight.

The Still Menu (PDF)

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