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NADC Johnsville

The path to the moon went through Bucks County, PA! Why Warminster was key to the space program’s development. ...

Air Date: July 18, 2019

Making Astronauts at the Mercer Museum

A showcase of local artifacts from the Space Age is on display for a limited time at the Mercer Museum – and daily in Warminster! ...

Air Date: July 18, 2019

Three Crazy Ladies

Tucked away inside a Sunoco Station, you’d never know it was there. But once people do, they’re hooked. Address: 7 Lan ...

Air Date: February 8, 2017 12:00 am

The Mill Grove Mural

Get the full story behind a hallway-spanning mural at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove – and learn about Audubon’s life an ...

Air Date: April 14, 2017 12:00 am

The Bucks County Playhouse

The story behind the Bucks County Playhouse begins in the 1700’s at a grist mill in Coryell’s Ferry. The ...

Air Date: November 9, 2016 12:00 am

Ray's Cafe and Tea House

When Grace Chen came to Philadelphia nearly 30 years ago, coffee wasn’t really a “thing” yet. She opened Ray’s Café & Tea Ho ...

Air Date: November 9, 2016 12:00 am

Monkey Boys Productions

Puppets, props, creatures, costumes, practical effects, and entertainment for film, television, and stage wit ...

Air Date: December 28, 2016 12:00 am

Liquid Alchemy

After falling in love with mead on vacation, Jeff and Terri built Liquid Alchemy to share their flavorful new twists on an ancient drink! ...

Air Date: April 11, 2017 12:00 am

John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove

Explore the first home in America to artist John James Audubon, and learn about his colorful life. This one is for the birds! Wait…bird ...

Air Date: April 14, 2017 12:00 am