This Month's Features

“Nurse! Come quick!”

"Nurse! Come quick!” That cry can be heard in emergency rooms, nursing homes or in our homes where people are hurt, disoriented or suffering.

Books to Feed the Soul

It's been a hard spring and great books are needed more than ever. John McManus of Main Point Books brings some recommendations.

Home & Garden

We’re lucky to have many beautiful public gardens right in our backyard, especially with National Public Gardens week—May 13–19—coming up. Consider a virtual tour.

Home-Grown Cocktail Gardening

Need some tips on cocktail gardening? Jenkins Arboretum writes about some ingredients you can grow in your own garden that are perfect for a fresh cocktail!

Shrubs and Mocktails

Whether you’re the night’s designated driver, not quite 21, or just prefer to hold the alcohol, you can join the fun of cocktail hour with these interesting and delicious drinks.

Add Some Sparkle to Your Life

Rosé—with its wide taste range from light and floral to rich and fruity—has long been a popular option for summer. But how about sparkling rosé?

Brandywine Table / May 2020

We've turned the corner into May, which in most years means one thing. Break out the margaritas, it’s time for Cinco de Mayo!

School Open Houses

Our Guide to Area Independent and Private School Open Houses in Chester County and Beyond. *Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Summer Camps 2020

Looking for a summer camp? We have put together a summer camp guide your kids are sure to love! *Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Reader's Favorites

Best of the Best Winners 2020

Let's help out some of our local restaurants and dining options during these challenging times. Many offer takout options—check their websites.

May Picks 2020

Looking back to some of May's top events. *Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Good to Know / May 2020

Just a few things we thought you’d like to know this month.

Food News / May 2020

A few of our favorite things to share this month about local food and drink.

Local Farm Markets 2020

Many local farm markets are continuing to operate, but with preorders or curbside pickup. Check the websites for the latest.

Charity Datebook Calendar 2020

*Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Wedding Venues & Services 2020

So many options for a Brandywine Valley wedding. *Due to COVID, venue access may have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Chester County in Bloom Photo Contest Rules 2020

Our annual Chester County in Bloom photo contest is back!

55+ and Retirement Communities

Our Guide to Chester County and Beyond Area 55+ & Retirement Communities.

In Between County Lines

Takeout and Delivery Guide

Check out your options in Phoenixville, Kennett Square and West Chester. More towns coming soon!

Stay Home—Support Local Shops Online

Here are a few of our favorite local shops and businesses we hope you’ll support by shopping or buying gift cards. We’re all in this together.

Life in the Time of COVID-19

We’re here to help with ideas about how to spend your time, from online resources for the kids, crafts and recipes for all ages, supporting local businesses and more.

Stay at Home Bucket List

So here are some bucket list ideas to inspire you to pause your binge watching and explore new things during life in the time of COVID-19.


If you’re running out of ways to pass the time and keep the kids occupied, then you’re in luck!

Stay-at-Home—and Support Local

There are so many ways to explore and support our community during these difficult times—we’ve gathered some of our favorites.

Stay Home (Still)—And Support Local (More)

We want to help you find ways to continue being connected and to support local businesses and nonprofits—so we have another list of ideas for you!

Local Heroes Newsletter

We're sharing some uplifting content and returning again to the stories of just a few who make our community what it is—#ChesterCountyStrong.