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Raising the Bar is looking for original photos of Mill Street during the late 1950s – early 1960s for interpretive signage at Mill Street Crossing to be installed in the spring. Photos will be returned.
If you have photos that you think might fit the bill, please contact Raising the Bar at email@example.com.
If you live in Bristol Borough, you can see the December 12 performance of Bristol Riverside Theatre’s Winter Musicale for just $5 per ticket. This one-time offer is only for Bristol Borough residents. To purchase your tickets, call the box office at 215-785-0100
The Perfect Christmas Gift
Support Raising the Bar projects and secure a lasting tribute to loved ones, friends or your business by having an inscribed brick installed this spring at the Mill Street Crossing Park.
Orders received by December 8 will receive a handsome personalized certificate suitable for holiday presentation to the intended recipient.
For more information or to request an order form, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 267-251-2538.
Okay, gang. It’s time for another edition of “Where in Historic Bristol Borough is This?”
Last time, several of you got it right off the bat, so we’re going to make this one a little harder. Let’s see if you can tell us what and where. The answer will be posted here about 24 hours from now.
Update: Well, that proved an easy one. As many of you guessed, the is the cannon outside the Post Office on the corner of Beaver and Prospect Streets.
We hope everyone had a great time at Historic Bristol Day yesterday.
And now it’s time for the next edition of “Where in Historic Bristol Borough Is This?” Here’s a close-up of a detail in the borough. Leave a comment below if you know where it can be found. Reminder: Please don’t include building owner/occupant names if you are including an address.
Update 10/20/2014: Well, that was an easy one, I guess. If you guessed the Bell Apartments at 824 Radcliffe Street, you were correct. For information about this beautiful structure, see this entry from the new Tour Bristol Borough website at http://tourbristol.org.
Well, we had a number of correct guesses last week for our very first edition of Where in Historic Bristol Borough is This? Let’s try something a little bit harder:
Can anyone tell us what this object is and where it is located? We’ll reveal the answer about 24 hours from now.
Update 9/22/14, 3:05 pm:
Congratulations Andy Bidlingmaier and Ed McCue for correctly noting that this is a close-up of the bell in front of the Borough Hall at 250 Pond Street!
Ok, Bristolians, how well do you know your town? Check out our new feature here on the Raising the Bar site – “Where in Historic Bristol Borough is this?”
We’ll periodically post a close-up picture of something in town – you tell us where it’s located.
Let’s start with a relatively easy one:
Leave your guess in a comment below and we’ll reveal the answer in 24 hours.
Update 9/15/2014: Well, that wasn’t that hard. Congratulations to Mark Wade, Dave McGlynn, Gerri Walker-Mancini and Donna Moore McCloskey for correctly guessing this fencepost on the 200 block of Radcliffe Street. Thanks for playing!
Due to the weather forecast, the Bristol Lions Italian Day Festival has been postponed until Sunday September 14 from noon to 8 pm.
From the Doo Wop Committee:
Due to the ominous weather reports for Saturday, the Doo Wop Concert will be held on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2014. The concert will begin at 4:00 pm. Hope to see everyone then.