BRISTOL BOROUGH >> HOT BREAKING NEWS!

Continuing with the successful August “Philly Sports Fans” theme, the FLYERS COMMUNITY CARAVAN will be part of the FREE, family-friendly entertainment this Friday, September 6.

These family-friendly First Friday community gathering events are held RAIN OR SHINE.

The very popular “Philly Sports Fans” theme will continue on the last of the 2019 First Friday events this Friday, September 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. when Flyers Community Caravan, a multi-stop clinic and pop-up family-fun series/ fan festival hosting with inflatable games and activities will be welcomed back to historic Bristol on the Delaware.

Activities may include an inflatable shot-on-goal game, bungee run, special giveaway items and enter-to-win contests. A huge thank you once again is due to Shea Cialella for coordinating such COOL events!

Hey! And why don’t you just take a picture? No negatives here…..

There will be photo opportunities with the Philadelphia Flyers Ice Team and Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Association including: Bob Kelly, Robert James "Bob" "Hound" "Houndog" Kelly, a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League [NHL] for the Philadelphia Flyers; Brad Marsh, Charles Bradley "Brad" Marsh, a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who played as a defenceman in the NHL; Larry Goodenough, Lawrence J. "Izzy" Goodenough, a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenseman who played six seasons for the Philadelphia Flyers, winning the Stanley Cup with Philadelphia in 1975; and Todd Fedoruk, Todd Julian Fedoruk, a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played nine seasons in the NHL.

Renowned contemporary pop artist Perry Milou [*the the official licensed Pope Francis portrait artist] is offering a 25 percent discount on all his award winning sports art. The man who painted the Pope is also a confirmed, genuine Philly sports fan. This lifelong Philly sports fan has created masterpieces of NFL football players and of all the teams that whip the city into frenzy. The Perry Milou Studio 1-2-1C is located in the Grundy Commons complex, 925 Canal Street. 267.808.0959 / www.perrymilou.com

Bucks County Baseball Co., 237 Mill Street, specializes in vintage clothing, memorabilia, collectibles, bobbleheads, autographs, team gear, and so much more. Jim Lutz and his son, J.P. have decided to focus on a football theme, which they affectionately dubbed their “First Friday Eagles Game Day Gear!” They are offering a 15% discount on anything Eagles fans can wear in preparation for the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins opener on Sunday 9.8.19, at their home game at Lincoln Financial Field.

P.S. The Eagles have won seven of their last eight season-openers and the last time the Eagles opened the season against Washington, two years ago in Landover, Md., they went on to win the Super Bowl.

So get yourself in gear!

Hungry yet? Choose from the incredibly delicious, edible SPORT selections cooked up at Angelina’s Bake Shop, 312 Mill Street. Sergio and Angela will serve up freshly baked sport themed surprises. Their charming, intoxicatingly scented bakery entices all on friendly Mill Street every day. We’re told money can’t buy happiness but it CAN buy bakery goods…. close enough….so ignite your taste buds with cheese or fruit filled pastries, go-to classic cupcakes, decadent brownies and more. They have a passion for pastries but try the RYE! They make delicious breads, too.

Smell a splash of autumn in the air? Owners, Brian and Cynthia of Trainpops Attic, LLC at 400 Mill Street have recently stocked superiorly scented high quality candles MADE IN THE USA from “Our Own Candle Company” in their ‘Mill Street Hobbies & Gifts at Trainpops’. They are perfect “Cadillac ingredient” 13 oz. handled Mason jars of the best scents, the best colors and the best long clean 100 hours burn ever!

Seasonal Harvest Festival, American as Apple Pie and Pumpkin Cream Pie selections are available, along with traditional favorite scents. Also, stop and check out their ‘Summer Stock Sidewalk Sale’ table!

Some more Shirt Alert!

Look for the Shirt Shooter with local business and First Friday themed shirts tossed by a giant slingshot!

Still vacationing?

So very lucky for you, but…..you will still be missed! Carol [Vogenberg] Protack, a very knowledgeable Independent Beauty Consultant has committed to offering again to mail your choice of Mary Kay cosmetic and skin care items right to your home! “Previous limited edition products are half price including nail polishes, eau de toilettes, mineral powder eye colors and cheek colors.” Carol ships products in the USA and will meet up with locals! Give her a shout at 302.737.9476 or cprotack@marykay.com

BBBA First Fridays are significant summer events that you simply do not want to miss!

Oh and don't let a full parking lot discourage you.

Free parking and shuttle bus service is provided every First Friday!

There’s a FREE bus shuttle to the festival from the Lenox Corporation parking lot at 1414 Radcliffe Street, right across from Cesare’s Italian Ristorante, running from 4:45PM- 8:15PM.

FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE!

Conveniently park just a bit down the road and then enjoy the 3-minute, river view ride through historic Bristol Borough. Once again, these stellar travel accommodations are provided by the always hip yellow school bus, complete with a high-school déjà vu feeling. Just a one-block jaunt and one will be inundated with the amazing First Friday festivities.

Corner of Market & Cedar Streets is the drop off/ pick up location.

Welcome Friend!

Come for the #BristolBoro1stFridays 2019. Come back for the RUN!

Reminder … Saturday, September 7 is the 52nd Mill Street Run. Compete in the highly anticipated, flat and fast, quite legendary Mill Street Run. Race Day Registration will be available.

School Races start at 8:00AM. Open Race starts at 9:45AM. Rain or Shine!

There is NEVER a shortage of creativity when devising traditions in this incredible town!

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