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Check us out !! Our new website is now live at http://www.bbrtb.info. We are also on Facebook –  https://www.facebook.com/groups/300677343353553/

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Historic Photos Needed

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 raisingthebarbristol@gmail.com.

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BRT Winter Musicale Discount for Bristol Boro Residents

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

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Mill Street Crossing Brick Sale

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 bpezza@comcast.net or call 267-251-2538.

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November 2: Where in Historic Bristol Borough Is This?

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.

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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.

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October 19: Where in Historic Bristol Borough Is This?

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.

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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.

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September 21: Where in Historic Bristol Borough is This?

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:

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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!

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