Tag archive for ‘mules’
By Charlie Sahner On Monday, October 24th, 2016

SNEAK PEEK: West End Farm Distillery and Restaurant in New Hope

Proposed West End Farm Distillery and Restaurant site plan. Logan Inn owner Frank Cretella and his Jersey City development company Landmark Hospitality on Monday detailed the latest proposal for transforming More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Pennsylvania pulls plug on current New Hope mule barge concessionaire; potential new operator emerges

Pennsylvania has terminated its agreement with the current operator of New Hope’s historic mule barge ride, and interest by new players in managing the concession appears to be gathering steam.   The Bureau More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New Hope section of Delaware Canal on the rise; new park office/visitor center planned

For those who live, work or travel past the Delaware Canal in New Hope on a frequent basis, something unmistakable, yet miraculous by local standards is occurring: the water level in the canal is steadily rising, More...

By Staff On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Los Straitjackets to play Havana New Hope

Awesome instrumental band Los Straitjackets will be playing Havana in New Hope on Friday Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Whatever their current incarnation/configuration, the band promises some hot guitar action. Founding members More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Why does the Delaware Canal look so awful?

“Just imagine the New Hope Canal filled with water creating a gorgeous setting for all to enjoy again. Imagine the beauty, pleasure and value that this could bring to New Hope, the community and its visitors.” It More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, February 15th, 2013

Bring New Hope’s mule barges back first

Word on the street says it’s time to start thinking about filling the canal and getting the barges down from Center Bridge before work starts on the bridge up north — or we won’t see mules and More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 6th, 2012
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Delays at Ferry Street Bridge project stall Delaware Canal refill effort

Ferry Street Bridge in New Hope (Photo: Charlie Sahner) An extension of the deadline for completion of New Hope’s Ferry Street Bridge caused the Delaware Canal refill pump at Center Bridge to be switched off More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Water begins flowing toward New Hope section of Delaware Canal

An electric pump in the Delaware River at Center Bridge began sending water Monday into the parched Delaware Canal and southward toward New Hope. With the canal wall repaired near West Mechanic Street and the Ferry More...