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From the hyper-focused to the well-rounded—from arts to engineering—education opens the door to possibility. Luckily for us, West Chester offers learning opportunities for all, regardless of age, interest, or experience.
The rich Brandywine Valley holiday tradition is especially vibrant in the corridor that stretches from West Chester to Kennett Square and the areas beyond.
The countryside is home to Longwood Gardens, the inspiration of Pierre S. du Pont, and other du Pont treasures, including Hagley, Nemours and Winterthur. Three generations of the famed artistic Wyeth family were inspired by the
West Chester’s holiday celebrations just wouldn’t be the same without a visit from the Santa Band. For almost 40 years, Bob Fanelli and a group of his fellow local musicians have been donning the classic Santa look and bringing holiday cheer to the streets of town. “In the beginning we were four guys from a wedding band, and the idea took off,” says Bob, who has
If you grew up in West Chester, odds are good that you purchased your first CD, cassette tape, 8-track, or record from the Mad Platter. Since 1976, the Mad Platter has been West Chester’s source for great music—in any format. “The CD boom of the ‘90s took over most of our floor space,” says owner John Harton. “But we could never bring ourselves to part with the