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West Chester

The seat of Chester County government since Revolutionary days, West Chester is home to West Chester University, Chester County Hospital, shopping pioneer QVC, plus a vibrant arts and entertainment scene that places the community at center stage. Like the Delaware County seat, Media, it has a classic courthouse in the heart of town and an eye for down-home ambiance. Like Paoli, it originated with an inn—in this case, Turk’s Head—that served as a magnet for weary travelers and spirited locals. 

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Taste Your Way Through Carlino’s Market After-Hours

Taste Your Way Through Carlino’s Market After-Hours

Carlino’s Market is opening up its West Chester shop after-hours for a VIP affair. Want in? Find the full report on what to expect and how to secure your exclusive spot here.

Valentine’s Day 2014 Guide for Unconventional Food Gifts

Valentine’s Day 2014 Guide for Unconventional Food Gifts

Here’s an unforgettable short list of unconventional Valentine's Day presents that’ll leave your main squeeze swooning.

Top 8 Spots to Hit for Super Bowl Takeout & Catering

Top 8 Spots to Hit for Super Bowl Takeout & Catering

In honor of the Super Bowl Sunday, we’re debuting our 2014 snacking guide, highlighting the top spots for takeout, catering, and where you should be watching.

Main Line Today Events

  • Exhibitions in the Community: Laura at Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology

    2014.03.04

      Main Line Art Center is proud to present Professional Artist Member Laura's solo show at Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology in Haverford, as...

  • Matthew Jensen: Alongside Tall Grasses

    2014.08.23

    The scenic backdrop of the Brandywine River inspires a newly commissioned work by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew Jensen. The installation...

  • 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...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

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

  • Long's Park Labor Day Art & Craft Festival

    2014.08.29

    The Long's Park Labor Day Art & Craft Festival, August 29th-31st will showcase 200 artisans from 34 states and Canada. This...

  • 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...

  • Birds of Paradise

    2014.05.03

    An elegant example of extreme evolution, New Guinea’s birds-of-paradise show off their feathery flair during elaborate mating rituals. In this...

  • Pinned! Insect Art, Insect Science

    2014.08.09

    Christopher Marley’s insect artwork celebrates what he calls the latent elegance and lustrous beauty of insects. Pinned! Insect Art,...

  • Long's Park Labor Day Art & Craft Festival

    2014.08.29

    The Long's Park Labor Day Art & Craft Festival, August 29th-31st will showcase 200 artisans from 34 states and Canada. This beautiful city park...

  • Forging Faith, Building Freedom

    2013.09.27

    Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware, 1800-1980, opening at the Delaware History Museum on September...

  • Prime Daily at Ocean Prime

    2014.06.27

    Ocean Prime’s “Prime Daily” specials make every day a prime day to gather and celebrate. Every day of the week, executive chef...

  • Grill & Chill at Glenmorgan Bar & Grill

    2014.07.21

    Grill & Chill is back at Glenmorgan Bar & Grill with a special three-course prix fixe menu that's made for summer. Join them for...

  • Audrey & Chris

    2014.03.21

    This talented duo brings their listeners a mixture of old and new with an energy that has won them a large and devoted following. You’ll hear...

  • 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...

  • Bare Bonz

    2014.03.21

    Playing all of your favorite pop, funk and blues hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond–Bare Bonz keeps the Boiler Room dance floor full! Don...

  • Photography Sessions

    2013.11.01

    Our work translates the beauty and feelings—the intangible yet essential components of any event or portrait session–and develops them...

  • Main Line Photography Sessions for Families, Children, Babies

    2012.12.18

    We care about each of our clients and do everything possible to ensure that their vision is realized and their expectations exceeded....

  • Ludwig's Corner Horse Show and County Fair

    2014.08.30

    Fun for the whole family! There’s so much to do at Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show and Country Fair.  Saturday is Family...

  • Main Line Parkour

    2014.08.29

    Main Line Parkour's is hosting their first Main Line Parkour Summer Jam from August 29-September 1.  The details: There will...

  • Historic Properties Open for Tours

    2014.04.01

    Make plans now and be among the first to tour the N. C. Wyeth House  and Studio, Andrew Wyeth Studio, and Kuerner Farm this spring. Package...


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