Monthly Blog Archives September 2012

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Classic Towns Photo Contest Winners Announced

On August 15, 2012, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) celebrated the winners of the first-ever I Love Classic Towns Photo Contest with a gallery show and awards ceremony at the Ambler Theater.

What’s Cooking in the Classics

From fine dining to casual family eateries, the Classic Towns offer a world of distinct local flavors. Now you can explore them all through What’s Cooking in the Classics, a special new segment offered exclusively in the Classic Towns Times. What’s Cooking In the Classics gives you a taste of everything from new restaurants to classic recipes you can cook at home.

In this edition of the Classic Towns Times, we give you a taste of Mangia Bene, an Italian dining experience that popped up on September 23, 2012 in Haddon Heights.

Bringing Back a Twentieth Century Icon

The Ambler Borough Theater was almost lost in the latter half of the 1990s. But through the efforts of local supporters and the new non-profit Ambler Theater Inc., it’s been reborn and returned it to its former days of grandeur, paying meticulous attention to historic details.

Downtown Bordentown City Named One of New Jersey’s Great Places

Bordentown City is a beautiful and bucolic hamlet thriving on the bluffs of the Delaware River. It’s a community that offers something for everyone with abundant recreational opportunities, superb schools, unique shops, dining and housing options, and an impressive collection of neighborhoods. Downtown Bordentown City is one of them. And it was just named one of New Jersey’s Great Places by the American Planning Association.

Noteworthy Events

Of course, this edition of The Classic Towns Times comes complete with a list of fun fall events in the Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia. But we wanted to be sure to share a few planning, real estate, and design events happening over the coming weeks and months.