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November 14, 2014

Deal Alert: Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House Offers Half-Price Lobsters Throughout November For Lobster Month

Take a crack at a great deal at Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House this month. Both the University City and West Chester locations of Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House are dishing out lobster at insanely low prices through the end of November. The seafood house boasts a lofty lineup of lobster discounts with a few themed menu […]

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October 22, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival Returns, Featuring More Than 20,000 Beautiful Blooms, October 25-November 23

With the autumn season now in full swing, Longwood Gardens gorgeous property makes for a perfect place to find nature’s colorful foliage, or to tuck indoors to take in the beautiful blooms of the expansive conservatory. This Saturday, October 25, Longwood Gardens opens its annual Chrysanthemum Festival, which features more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums grown […]

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October 7, 2014

Our Guide To Viewing Fall Foliage In The Philadelphia Region — The Best Spots To See Colorful Changing Leaves In Philly

Though lush greens may still dominate Mother Nature’s color palette in the Philadelphia area, the fiery colors of fall will soon wash over the landscape. Across the region, the leaves have already begun to show signs of turning towards autumn’s colorful canvas of gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds. But while stunning, fall is fleeting. Head […]

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September 25, 2014

The Brandywine Harvest Festival Celebrates Local Pennsylvania Wineries With Tastings, Tours And More, September 27-28 And October 4-5

In agricultural terms, fall signifies the end of the growing cycle for crops, hence, the harvest. Fortunately, with every end comes a new beginning and this month sees the commencement of the seasonal celebrations known as harvest festivals. For the next two weekends, September 27-28 and October 4-5, celebrate the harvest season in the scenic […]

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September 24, 2014

The Downingtown Fall Fest Returns With A Victory Beer Garden, Shopping, A BMX Bike Show, Live Music And More, Sunday, September 28

Cheers! Downingtown Fall Fest brings beer-fueled fun to the Chester County town this Sunday, September 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Presented by Victory Brewing Company, the festival promises more than 150 vendors, a Victory beer garden and tasty fare from Wallace Avenue to Green Street on Lancaster Avenue. Enjoy alfresco food and beer from […]

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September 19, 2014

The Chester County Restaurant Festival Returns For Its 35th Year With Nearly 200 Vendors, A Beer Garden And More, Sunday, September 21

The charming borough of West Chester exudes an energetic, young vibe — thanks in large part to its resident West Chester University — and its main streets are filled with excellent restaurants and independent shops. Each September, West Chester Restaurant Week draws flocks of foodies to town, with the culinary celebration culminating in the daylong, […]

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September 4, 2014

Our Guide To The Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Which Returns This Weekend, September 5-7, With Farm Tours, Mushroom Fare, Games, A Parade And More

Mushrooms reign at the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, which is set to return to the mushroom capital of the world (Kennett Square!) from Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. Kennett Square, a Chester County town about 30 miles west of Philadelphia, grows an incredible 65 percent of the nation’s mushroom crop, and celebrates […]

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September 4, 2014

Longwood Gardens Presents Its Celebration Of Fall, Autumn’s Colors, September 6-November 23

As if lovers of nature needed one more reason to visit the verdant countryside, this weekend Longwood Gardens launches its celebration of the harvest season with Autumn’s Colors. While the downtown of Kennett Square fetes the humble mushroom with the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, September 5-7, just outside of town, Longwood honors the coming-soon […]

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August 27, 2014

Save The Date: The Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival Returns For Its 29th Year Of Dining, Shopping And More, September 5-7

Mushrooms reign at the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, which is set to return to the mushroom capital of the world (Kennett Square!) from Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. To kick off the festivities on Friday, a community parade rolls through town starting at 6 p.m. The route begins at Willow Street before […]

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August 22, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Opens A New Exhibit Spotlighting Charles Burchfield And An Installation By Matthew Jensen, Saturday, August 23

It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve. The museum is housed in a renovated 1864 grist mill, and its grounds include wildflower gardens and, of course, that ever-meandering river. Since its founding, the […]

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