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Named for 18th-century English immigrant and prominent mill owner Thomas Downing, this Chester County borough terms itself the “Good Neighbor Community,” setting out the welcome mat to new and expanding businesses. Against a backdrop of housing affordability, 120 acres of parks and trails, plus a healthy balance of neighborhood parades, festivals and carnivals, three residential/commercial development projects are either underway or upcoming.

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Main Line’s Top 6 New Year’s Eve Dinners

Main Line’s Top 6 New Year’s Eve Dinners

From the Main Line’s best tastings and prix fixes to the suburbs’ most appetizing parties, we have all the details here for you to seal the deal on Dec. 31.

Top 11 Holiday Gifts for the Food Lover in Your Life

Top 11 Holiday Gifts for the Food Lover in Your Life

Shopping for food lovers and savvy cooks this season? We’re lining up the top locally sourced, gourmet gifts that any food fanatic would love to receive this holiday.

Second Helpings for the Holidays: Chester County Food Bank Succes Story

Second Helpings for the Holidays: Chester County Food Bank Succes Story

Chester County Food Bank’s speedy success story is one of ample creative thinking, mutually beneficial partnerships, and more than a few kids who actually eat their asparagus. But has it grown...

Main Line Today Events

  • Chestnut Hil College Calendar of Events

    2014.09.02

  • Face Value

    2014.10.06

    Nick Cassway, Mark Khaisman, and Steven Earl Weber approach portraiture, commodification, and social commentary through the manipulation of...

  • Breakfast with Michael Larsen, GIA GG, Freeman’s Director is Fine Jewelry and Watches

    2014.10.31

    A foremost expert on fine jewelry and watches, Mr. Larsen will discuss accessory styles, and trends from the turn of the 18th century to the...

  • Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

    2014.08.23

    The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century, are the focus of...

  • Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought

    2014.09.20

    Over his remarkable seven-decade career, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) created thousands of drawings in graphite and watercolor, a body of work that he...

  • Chocolate: The Exhibition

    2014.10.11

    Immerse yourself in a sumptuous world of chocolate and discover the captivating scientific and cultural history of one of the world’s favorite...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

    Award-winning Franklin Square is a family friendly play place located in the heart of Historic Philadelphia.

  • Costumes of Downton Abbey

    2014.03.01

    Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Forty historically inspired...

  • French Classes

    2014.09.22

    Learn or improve your French with the Alliance Francaise! All levels are welcome, from beginners to more advanced. Small classes, focus on...

  • 4th Annual Halloween Nestival

    2014.10.31

    Please join us for the 4th annual Nestival Halloween Party. Friday October 31st from 3:30PM – 5:30PM. Come celebrate the spooky day with...

  • BODY WORLDS: Animal Inside Out Evening

    2014.10.04

    Did you know that a bull’s heart is five times larger than a human heart? That chickens can travel up to 9 miles an hour? Embark on an...

  • Art After 5

    2013.08.16

    Friday evenings take on a whole new groove with Art After 5, a unique blend of entertainment from 5:00–8:45 p.m. With an eclectic mix of...

  • Halloween and Day of the Dead Party

    2014.10.31

    Kick off  the Halloween Weekend and Join us on Friday, October 31st! Let’s celebrate Day of the Dead also, Enjoy dancing and...

  • Boos & Brews Halloween Dinner Cruise

    2014.10.31

    Have a howling good time on the Spirit of Philadelphia!  Spend an evening cruising the Delaware River under a full moon. Stroll the outside...

  • Brinton Lodge Haunted House

    2014.10.03

    Brinton Lodge Haunted House presents "Horror in Free Love Valley." As the spirits awaken, the legend grows! Experience a horrifying dreamscape...

  • Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

    2014.10.01

    As Halloween approaches, the boundary between the living and the dead vanishes. Take advantage of this mysterious time and unearth bone-chilling...

  • Free Tours By Foot - Ghosts of Philly

    2014.10.22

    Reservations are Required: http://www.freetoursbyfoot.com/philadelphia-tours/book-online/ Join Free Tours by Foot as we explore the haunted...

  • Ghost Tour of the Haunted USS Olympia

    2014.10.03

    New for 2014! All aboard the frighteningly haunted Olympia battleship for a unique ghost tour of the creepy nooks and crannies of this historic...

  • Edgardo Cintron & Friends

    2014.04.25

    You won’t be able to resist getting out on the dance floor when popular Latin artist Edgardo Cintron and his talented combo return this...

  • Halloween Jack's Glamtasm Masquerade starring Candy Volcano

    2014.10.31

    Glitter Covered Goodness   Candy Volcano is a festive tribute to the music of the 1970′s glam rock era, brought to you by an...


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