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Downingtown

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...

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Main Line Today Events

  • Cabrini Youth Basketball Camp

    2017.05.24

    Boys & Girls Entering Grades: 4th-10th Location: Nerney Field House- Radnor, PA Monday, July 31, 2017 to Thursday,...

  • 2017 BVSPCA Critter Camp

    2017.06.12

    Come and play at the BVSPCA! BVSPCA Critter Camp is a week-long camp for children between the ages of 7-12. At camp, young animal...

  • Bird Walk

    2017.03.09

    Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville are teaming up to explore the wonderful world of bird life. Join us for monthly...

  • Hand Bookbinding I Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Book Bindery

    2017.06.24

    Hand Bookbinding I Workshop in Historic Sugartown’s Book Bindery...

  • American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

    2017.03.03

    Step back in time in American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, the critically acclaimed exhibit that brings the story of Prohibition...

  • John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice

    2017.05.25

    The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's...

  • Day Out With Thomas

    2017.06.17

    Day Out With Thomas Thomas The Tank Engine and pal, Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 17 - 25. The event features a...

  • ANDREW WYETH: IN RETROSPECT

    2017.06.24

    To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Brandywine River Museum of Art and the Seattle Art Museum will organize an...

  • Embody the Light Workshop

    2017.06.24

    In this one-day spiritual intensive, you'll be diving deep into the heart of the Self-realization process. Join international spiritual...

  • EXHIBITION: Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

    2017.06.24

    To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, join us for an exhibition of over one hundred of his finest paintings and works on papers...

  • Fantasy Faire

    2017.06.24

    The family friendly “Kingdom of Wheaton” comes to life with characters from folklore, fairy tales and fantasy. Strolling costumed...

  • History at Work: "Woodturning"

    2017.06.24

    Join us each month as we explore historic skills and trades with our "History at Work" demonstration series. This month, Rick Shuman...

  • Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form

    2017.03.18

    Featuring a collection of previously undiscovered work by Charles Sheeler, Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural...

  • Backyard Adventures

    2017.06.09

    Step into a garden of wonders and experience the fascinating science that’s literally in your own backyard. Discover the amazing interactions...

  • Backyard Adventures

    2017.06.09

    Step into a garden of wonders and experience the fascinating science that’s literally in your own backyard. Discover the amazing interactions...

  • Emanation 2017

    2017.06.01

    Emanation 2017 is a contemporary art project that includes artist residencies, educational programs, and an exhibition featuring new works...

  • 28th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival

    2017.06.24

    Manayunk Development Corporation is pleased to announce the 28th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival. This year, we invite you to share in the tradition...

  • Gallery Exhibit: Creative Glass Center Invitational

    2017.05.20

    This invitational exhibition of new works by Creative[s1]  Glass Center of America Fellowship Program Alumni will explore the artists’...

  • Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

    2017.06.24

    From his meteoric rise to fame in 1957 through his tragic death less than two years later, Buddy Holly influenced modern music like no other...

  • Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    2016.01.11

    The National Constitution Center is proud to display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights. The Museum of We the People is the first...


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