Erin McNelis

Writer and Editor

United States

Erin McNelis is a freelance writer and editor for online and print publications. Her work has appeared in The Intelligencer, The Bucks County Courier Times, The Burlington County Times, Bucks Happenings, Radius, Front Range Review, and Luna Station Quarterly.

The Intelligencer
Museum dedicated to art of the region

Much of the Michener Art Museum is housed in the extensively renovated building that beginning in 1884 housed the Bucks County Prison. When the prison closed 100 years later, county commissioners decided to lease the buildings and land to the new museum, which opened in September, 1988.

Montco Happening
Happening Hero Presented by BKZ: Operation Enduring Warrior - Montco Happening

by Erin McNelis This Montgomery County Happening Hero spotlight is presented by BKZ Consulting. BKZ Consulting Partners provides transaction processing services and payment processing technologies to businesses in the region. They are experts in providing these transaction solutions to both multi- and single location customers in the retail, restaurant, e-commerce and utility business; BKZ has earned a ...

Bucks Happening
Cooking Corner: Cilantro Lime Fish - Bucks Happening

by Erin McNelis I bought a bag of limes last week at the grocery store because I thought they would look pretty in a glass bowl I have. They did look pretty, nestled in between a few clementines we hadn't yet eaten.

Bucks Happening
2018 Bucks County Back to School Guide - Bucks Happening

The stores have spoken. It is back-to-school time again. Whether you are ready for the bell to ring or you wish the summer could stretch just a little longer, it is time to start preparing. This guide will help you whether this is your first time leading a little one to the bus stop or a seasoned pro.

Bucks County Courier Times
Everything will be illuminated

In daylight and in darkness, lighting is integral to interior design.The right light can turn a home from adequately-lit to expertly illuminated.Lighting style depends a lot on the individual homeowner but also geographic location.Sarah Chiovarou, owner of Sarah Chiovarou Interior Design in Newtown, Pa., gets requests for more traditional fixtures that never really go out of style."People gravitate towards old fixtures brought back to life," she says.

The Intelligencer
Autumn produce

Pumpkins are native to the early Americas, but they weren't the giant orange fruits that we associate with ghoulish faces. They were probably long necked varieties that stored well to get people through the long winter.Today, people are again preserving food from the harvest.

Bucks Happening
Festive Holiday Fashion for Men from Ventresca, Ltd. - Bucks Happening

Men, listen up. Frank Ventresca of Ventresca Ltd., the menswear store in Doylestown, has some tips on how you can take existing items in your wardrobe and make them holiday party appropriate. It is like building a house. Start with the solid foundation of a nice casual suit or blazer and add a red sweater or sweater vest underneath.