Manayunk Bridge likely to become a regional destination

Construction begins this summer on the multi-use trail that will cross the iconic Manayunk Bridge and connect vital pieces of The Circuit, Greater Philadelphia’s regional trail network. The Schuylkill River Trail in the Classic Town of Manayunk will now connect to the Cynwyd Heritage Trail in Lower Merion Township, right across the river. The bridge project, […]

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Oxford Historic District Tour & Taste

On August 14th, head down to Oxford Borough and check in at the corner of Locust and Third Street to register for a historic walking tour of the town.  Sponsored by the Chester County Town Tours and Village Walks, this tour will cover the historic district and notable buildings within the town.  There will be […]

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Phoenixville and Manayunk part of PEC’s Schuylkill River Towns Program

What do the Classic Towns Phoenixville and Manayunk have in common? They’re both part of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s (PEC) Schuylkill River Towns Program, which aims to connect urban communities to the recreational opportunities of the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill River Trail. The Schuylkill River starts in the Poconos and winds its way 135 miles […]

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Fridays in the Summertime!

 Ambler Running May through October First Fridays in Ambler takes place on Main Street from 6pm – 9pm.  You can enjoy live music, original artwork, food trucks and restaurant specials, and local merchant promotions.   You might even get to taste some free wine and cheese while your little ones hang out in the “Kid Zone!” […]

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7 Classic Towns selected as “Towns of the Philadelphia Countryside” by VisitPhilly.Com

VisitPhilly.com, the official visitor and travel website for Philadelphia, recently profiled a number of surrounding towns characterized by their charm and natural beauty.  New Hope, Manayunk, Ambler, Phoenixville, Kennett Square, Media and West Chester were chosen to be featured due to their characteristic Pennsylvania appeal and lively downtowns.  These Classic Towns range from industrial to […]

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Kennett Square mentioned in Pennsylvania Borough News

The Classic Town of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania was mentioned in the July issue of Pennsylvania Borough News, a publication of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs. The article entitled “Traveling Through Pennsylvania’s Boroughs” includes the following text about Kennett Square: Kennett Square, Chester County What is now Longwood Gardens was originally purchased from William Penn […]

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