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The Blast Furnace Blues Festival is a blues music festival, started by ArtsQuest in 2011. The festival is held at the Yuengling Musikfest Cafe and the Fowler Blast Furnace Room in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Blast Furnace Blues Festival was founded to showcase the best in contemporary and traditional blues, acoustic and electric blues, soul, zydeco and gospel music. Performers featured include national recording artists as well as local and regional performers. Bla... read more
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While you might be an excellent, all-around handyman, deciphering what system of your home is not working takes a well-seasoned eye and ear—not just someone who has “seen it all before”, but someone who sees it all the time. Standing Water Anytime you are finding standing water in your home, it’s time to call a plumber. Whether it’s your water heater, toilet, or sink, a plumber can see if there is more than meets the eye. Typically, standing water is a sign of a much larger p... read more
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Bucks County Mother's Day Events

Posted by Karen Johnson on April 24, 2019 in  Bucks County PA  Things to do in Bucks County
Quakertown Historical Society: Mothers Day Tea at Burgess Foulke House Saturday 5/11 At 11:30. Includes: Tea, Scones, Soup, Tea Sandwiches, Dessert and a picture with your Mom. Tickets can be purchased by visiting: https://www.quakertownhistoricalsociety.org/events Peddlers Village: Bring your mom, daughter, sister, girl gang or partner to Studio Sprig’s 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Floral Event at Sweet Occasions. There will be dancing while you create gorgeous floral arrangeme... read more
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Doylestown Pump Track

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on April 24, 2019 in  Doylestown Borough  Things to do in Bucks County
Bike riders throughout the county are taking on a new challenge of hills and tight turns with the opening of the first pump track in Bucks County in Doylestown Borough. A pump track is a bicycle path that’s short and shaped in a closed loop. The track is made up of low hills and banked turns, earning its name from the way riders use a full body motion to maintain momentum riding around the track instead of just pedaling. . A pump track helps riders develop strength and bike-handling skills by p... read more
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Smoking and Selling your Home

Posted by Jay Ginsberg on April 23, 2019 in  Real Estate Advice  Sell your home
A recent experience listing a home occupied by a smoker underlined the difficulty in selling a home occupied by an active smoker. More than half of the feedback sent by showing agents included some variation of the line: “Buyers put off by smell of cigarette smoke”. The property had to be reduced from the original listing price and I am convinced the smell of cigarettes was largely responsible. According to realtor.com® Smoking in a home can reduce that property’s resale value by up to 29 perc... read more
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