Town News

Springtime In The Classic Towns

The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the sugary smell of springtime is in the air! The long-awaited warm weather breathes new life into the Classic Towns, as each town bustles with exciting events and…

National Historic Preservation Month

May is National Historic Preservation Month in the Classic Towns! Join West Chester, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Pennsylvania Downtown Center in a celebration of the historic buildings and spaces which lend charm,…

Manayunk Bike Race Photo Credit: The Manayunk Bike Race brings thousands of professional bicyclists, spirited fans and alfresco block parties to Philadelphia. [Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia]

Bike Races in the Classic Towns

by Spencer Gober The Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia have cycling in their blood. In fact, the highest rated, one-day cycling event in the entire United States takes place annually in the Classic Town of Manayunk.…

All Aboard! Down by the Station Day!

Visit Haddon Heights on Saturday, May 9th from 10am to 3pm along Station Avenue for Down by the Station Day! No tickets are required to Celebrate National Train Day and National Historic Preservation Week by visiting…

All Aboard! Down By The Station Day

Visit Haddon Heights on Saturday, May 9th from 10am to 3pm along Station Avenue for Down by the Station Day! No tickets are required to Celebrate National Train Day and National Historic Preservation Week by visiting…

Community Heart & Soul Workshops

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) and the Orton Family Foundation are hosting three workshops across the state to introduce Pennsylvania to Orton’s Community Heart & Soul™, a resident-driven approach to community planning and development that aims…

I Love Classic Towns Photo Contest Ending Soon!

This marks the second year of our I Love Classic Towns Photo Contest, (we were so excited about the results the first time around). We’ve received a wide variety of submissions from across the Greater Philadelphia…

Indulgence in the Classic Towns – Video Blog

We can’t seem to escape the inevitable northeast winter chill, but we can outsmart it. While some might be embracing the snow this season, we prefer crackling fireplaces, the taste of rich dark chocolate, and the…

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