Gov. Wolf announces new restrictions on bars, restaurants

Starting at midnight, you’ll have to order food and be seated at a table if you want to get a drink at a bar or restaurant in Pennsylvania. In the first reversal of the phased reopening plan that began in May, Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday announced a set of new restrictions on bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and workplaces that will take effect on More...

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By Staff On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Bucks County health inspectors to closely monitor bar compliance in green phase

Bucks County health officials on Monday warned that repeated failure to follow social distancing restrictions could get a bar or restaurant shut down. The county will enter the least-restrictive “green” phase More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Borough council announces new committee to aid reopening of New Hope businesses

(L to R) Mechanic Street Station owners TJ Clifford and Bari Buiso; Borough Council members Connie Gering, Laurie McHugh, Ken Maisel, and Dan Dougherty New Hope Borough Council has formed a new committee to help More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Outdoor dining, banner at New Hope riverfront complex raise eyebrows

New Hope restaurant and bar owners can’t wait until next Friday, when Bucks County is expected to move into the yellow phase of the state’s reopening plan, and they will be allowed to offer limited outdoor More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Cocktails-to-go now allowed in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf today signed legislation allowing the temporary sale of cocktails-to-go from bars, restaurants or hotels with a liquor license. The law takes effect immediately. The law applies to bars, restaurants More...

By Steve Chernoski On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Laid-off New Hope bartender reimagines happy hour during covid-19 crisis

Casey scrolls through the comments during one of his Facebook Live broadcasts. With the paradigm shift that covid-19 has brought and resulting quarantines, local bartender Casey Caracciolo sensed that people were More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Pennsylvania will allow restaurants to offer bulk prepared foods, ingredients to customers

A new policy in Pennsylvania will temporarily allow restaurants to sell ingredients and bulk prepared foods direct to consumers, and food manufacturers to distribute foods intended for restaurant use to grocery More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Guide to New Hope, Lambertville take-out food available online

Tired of cooking, but don’t know which local restaurants are offering take-out and delivery? Lambertville marketing expert Liz Battaglia has just put together a New Hope & Lambertville Dining Guide to More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Caffe Galleria in Lambertville to close in March

Lambertville’s famed Caffe Galleria will close its doors March 14 after serving the area for some 25 years. Located at 23 N. Union St., the coffee shop/Mediterranean restaurant has lived up to its motto throughout the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Poppy’s Greengrocer in New Hope moves on

Poppy’s Greengrocer, a natural food market located at 415 York Road in New Hope, closed its doors this past weekend, just a little over six months after opening. The 4,000-square-foot location featured local More...