And the Winners Are…

The votes have been tallied and we officially have our winners for the first ever People’s Choice Contest! Round One decided the winners from each town, moving them to Round Two where the best of the best were decided. Now, we have results for each category. Phoenixville had an amazing turn out and swept the […]

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The Best Spring Activities in the Classic Towns

Spring is here and the Classic Towns have begun to bloom. We rounded up the best activities that celebrate the season. Here are seven ways you can experience the fresh air and family-friendly activities the towns have to offer. 1. Experience the Walking Tours Our new Walking Tours are the perfect opportunity to get outside […]

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Valentine’s Day in the Classic Towns

Whether you’re a seasoned Valentine’s Day pro or celebrating your first Valentine’s Day with that special someone, the Classic Towns have a variety of fabulous activities that tailor to everyone’s holiday taste. From affordable to family-friendly, check out our top 14 picks for Valentine’s Day or any romantic outting. 1. Romantic Bed & Breakfast Faunbrook Bed […]

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Multiple Classic Towns ranked on list of Walkable Urban Places

In June 2016, Smart Growth America released Foot Traffic Ahead 2016, which looks at walkable urban development in the nation’s largest metro areas. The report examined 619 regionally significant walkable urban places—or WalkUPs—in the country’s 30 largest metro areas, and ranked which metros are making the most of their current development, which are positioned to […]

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A remarkable art collection surfaces for West Chester exhibit

October 16, 2015 | Malcolm Johnstone West Chester PA — It is rare that a collection of art from a preeminent American artist such as N.C. Wyeth (1882–1945) is given its own exhibit after decades of lingering in, of all places, a school cafeteria, and even more rare that the exhibit is happening in West […]

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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, continuity, and livability to our communities. West Chester’s Business Improvement District (BID) has a stated mission of preserving and […]

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