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Neighborhood Spotlight: Richboro, PA

What to do; where to dine and shop; and what you don’t want to miss

Richboro, Pennsylvania is in Northampton Township and has a population of roughly 6,300. The area is home to Hampton Hill, Twin Trees Farm, John Thompson House, and Willow Mill Complex — all listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1830, Richard “Rich” L. Thomas became the first postmaster, and the village’s name changed to Richborough, eventually shortened to Richboro.

The Vibe

The overall vibe of Richboro is a quiet, family-oriented community with a suburban feel. It lies only 45 minutes from Philadelphia and a quick 20 minutes from the New Jersey border. This proximity to larger, urban areas makes it a breeze for residents and visitors to enjoy a touch of city life when they want while still enjoying the simpler side of things.

Where to Eat and Drink

 Check out these local restaurants when you’re ready to grab a bite to eat in Richboro, PA.

59 Almshouse This local restaurant’s showpiece is a wood-burning grill that allows chefs to create mouthwatering dishes with tasty things like swordfish and steak. Eat in the dining room or grab a seat at one of the bars (one indoor, one outdoor). You’ll enjoy a delightful and extensive selection of cocktails and beers at 59 Almshouse.

UVA Ristorante ItalianoThis restaurant gives off a sophisticated, urban ambiance that elevates your dining experience. Select from a broad menu of authentic Italian cuisine and BYOB to enjoy your meal.

The Irish HorneThis locally-owned eatery prides itself on creating dishes from scratch using locally sourced ingredients. The inviting atmosphere is family-friendly, welcoming everyone and inviting them to enjoy a delicious meal. They also feature 20 beers on tap that guests enjoy as they kick back and watch the big game.

Pallantes Italian DeliThis old-school deli specializes in tomato pies, tasty homemade hoagies, and friendly service. Stop in for a bite or order food for an upcoming event.

Where to Shop

There’s always time to shop when you’re on a trip or exploring a new town. Visit these local boutiques and stores to find a special gift or trendy outfit.

 Fireside Flowers and Gifts — When you need to show someone you’re thinking of them, what better way than a beautiful bouquet or unique gift? This florist shop offers gorgeous floral arrangements, fruit baskets, candles, and other gift items. They also provide consultations for special events to help you choose the best look for your special day.

House of BridalThis bridal shop is an extension of the Dress Up Time team that has served the area for over 25 years. Let their helpful staff assist you with everything you need to make your wedding day look good, from the bridal party to the bride and groom and beyond.

Pennies from Heaven Consignment BoutiqueFind upscale women’s clothing at a budget-friendly price with a visit to this charming consignment shop. Whether you are looking for something casual or a formal dress for a special event, the store boasts a varied selection of apparel.

The Hanger BoutiqueThis cute boutique offers the latest trends in women’s clo

thing, jewelry, and other accessories. Whether you need a new outfit for a special occasion or just want to update your look, the selection and staff are ready to help you find the best pieces.

Three Things You Shouldn’t Miss

 Between enjoying a delicious meal and a riveting shopping spree, save time for these stand-out attractions in and near Richboro, Pennsylvania.

Northampton Recreation CenterFind a bunch of activities, both indoor and outdoor, by visiting the Northampton Recreation Department. There are classes, and access to parks, fields, sports courts, pools, and more. Find out what’s happening when you’re in the area and see if you can squeeze in a class or simply kick back at a local park for a picnic.

Churchville Nature CenterThis education-based facility aims to teach visitors about the environment and how to care for it. It is a 65-acre nature preserve, founded in 1964, offering hiking trails, gardens, and an exhibit gallery. They also offer numerous workshops and classes throughout the year, camps, and programs for all ages.

Tyler Park Center for the ArtsYoung and old, amateurs and experts, every artist or aspiring creator is welcome at the Tyler Park Center for the Arts. The establishment offers various workshops to encourage people to channel their artistic side. Examples include pottery, jewelry making, summer camps, and sewing workshops.

Discover more about Richboro and Northampton Township to find all the different ways to pass the time during your visit to the area. Happy exploring!

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