Vote for Collingswood

The Classic Town of Collingswood, New Jersey has been nominated for the American Planning Association New Jersey chapter’s People’s Choice Awards. Collingswood is a finalist in the “Great Downtowns” category for its downtown, Haddon Avenue. The person who nominated Collingswood noted that the community has “A wonderful main street with award-winning shopping and restaurants. There’s […]

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Weekend Getaway to a Classic Town by Karin Morris

My husband and I recently spent a summer weekend in downtown Phoenixville. We decided at the last minute that we wanted to go somewhere close to Philly, that had small town charm, a walkable retail district, that we could get to without a car, and perhaps most importantly, had a downtown hotel so we could […]

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Guest Post: Historic Germantown

by Christina Arlt, DVRPC I’ve lived in Philadelphia for the majority of the past seven years, but there are still neighborhoods I haven’t spent a great deal of time in. This summer, I decided to change that. First up on my list for exploration – Historic Germantown. Germantown is in northwest Philadelphia along Germantown Avenue, […]

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Guest Post: Why I love living in Ambler

By Hailey Stern, DVRPC Intern This summer, I was lucky enough to live in Ambler while interning in Philadelphia.  Although I thought I would miss the amenities of a big city, Ambler provides a perfect balance of peace and quiet and fun things to do.  The streets are lined with gorgeous stone and brick row […]

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Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

The Classic Town of Kennett Square (pop. 6,129) produces 65 percent of the mushrooms grown in the United States, making it the self-proclaimed “Mushroom Capital of the World.” Every year on the weekend after Labor Day, Kennett Square hosts its Mushroom Festival. in 2014, the Festival will be on September 5, 6, and 7. The three-day […]

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