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Fig Presents “The History Issue”

fighistoryissueHave you picked up Fig West Chester yet!? You might remember our previous post explaining the ever so excellent magazine here. Essentially, Fig West Chester is a promotional magazine that highlights the stylish interests of downtown West Chester. It’s by far the most entertaining magazines around town and offers an amazing inside look of West Chester. If you have not checked out Fig West Chester you really should, it’s now available at various outlets around West Chester and also free for home delivery.

Their most recent issue, spring 2013, is entitled the “History Issue“.  The edition features images and stories that make West Chester one of the most dynamic historic communities in the country. Pick up your copy today or see the current issue of Fig Magazine at the new Fig West Chester website and make sure to follow them on facebook!


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This Old House selects West Chester for recognition

The Borough of West Chester was selected as one of the Best Old-House Neighborhoods for 2012 by This Old House. It is the only community in Pennsylvania to be given the honor this year.

“After researching hundreds of cities, towns and neighborhoods throughout the United States and Canada, we’ve decided West Chester deserves special recognition for its astonishing selection of great homes, and the community spirit that supports them,” said Karen Graco of This Old House. “We’re hoping this designation will help ensure West Chester’s continued success by getting the word out to hundreds of thousands of old-house-enthusiasts nationwide.”

West Chester is featured in several catagories including Walkability, Easy Commute, American Heritage, and Small Towns. A complete list of the winning neighborhoods is found in a special package on ThisOldHouse.com.  View the West Chester page at ThisOldHouse.com/best-places.

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