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 and hotels that have lost 25 percent of average monthly total sales during the covid-19 emergency. The beverages must be sold in containers More...

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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...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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All aboard for upscale eats at Mechanic Street Station in New Hope

(L to R) Chef Conar Welsh, Co-Owner Bari Buiso, Assistant Manager Tony Artur, and Co-Owner T.J. Clifford. New American restaurant Mechanic Street Station just opened for business at 9 W. Mechanic St. in New Hope, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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City Market deli in Lambertville to close in November

City Market, a popular local deli/cafe at 74 N. Main St. in Lambertville, will close next month. “It is with both sadness and excitement that I made the announcement that I will be retiring and closing the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Raven management to purchase Blue Moose Restaurant in New Hope

The manager and former owner of New Hope’s Raven bar/restaurant/hotel is purchasing the Blue Moose Restaurant & Cafe in New Hope and will open a new eatery at the site in the coming weeks, according More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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River Cat Cafe in New Hope to close Sept. 30

The River Cat Cafe at 142 S. Main St. in New Hope will close its doors on Sept. 30. Despite being one of the borough’s most popular breakfast destinations, the restaurant ran afoul of local zoning ordinances, More...