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Dine Out For Life in West Chester

Once a year, thousands of restaurants across the nation, including some near your Chestnut Square apartment, join forces in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Dining Out for Life has been raising funds for HIV/AIDS causes for decades, and 2018 is set to be the biggest and best year of the fundraiser. On April 19, more than 175 local eateries will donate a third of their proceeds to the effort, which…

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Three Local Spots for Spring Flowers

Spring has sprung! It’s time to pack away the winter blanket and the scarves and break out the tanks and running shoes, as we finally bid farewell to winter and welcome warm weather here in West Chester. Nothing says spring more so than flowers, but why just observe your favorite buds from afar at local parks? With a backdrop like your Chestnut Square apartment, you can put your floral…

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Bar Crawl through West Chester on St. Paddy’s

One of the biggest party days of the year is almost here! The area around your Chestnut Square apartment goes completely green in March, as Irish revelers, and those who are just Irish for the day, don their shamrocks and hit Center City for St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday falls on a Saturday this year, so the pub crawls and parties will be especially celebratory. Here are a few…

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Give Back by Exploring Antiques, Art

The Chester County Historical Society, located just three blocks from your Chestnut Square apartment, is a treasure trove of rare artifacts that tell the rich history of West Chester. That story is celebrated each year with a weekend-long show that raises funds for the organization's important community work. The 36th-annual Chester County Antiques & Art Show returns March 9-11. This year's theme is "Past, Present & Future," a fitting…

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Five Spots for Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your loved one is never an easy task — especially if you forgot the big holiday is quickly approaching! With the hustle and bustle of the holidays and the start of the New Year, planning for the big arrival of Cupid may have slipped your mind. However, even if you didn’t spend months designing personalized jewelry or planning an extravagant trip, you…

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Best Ways to Watch the Super Bowl in West Chester

For football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most anticipated days of the year — and the   Eagles’ wild season has gotten lots of fans geared up for the big game! Even if you’re not a football fanatic, it’s hard to not get excited for the matchup. From the commercials to the half-time show, excitement is everywhere on Super Bowl Sunday. Catching the game from your Chestnut…

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How to Have Winter Fun in West Chester

The lazy, hazy days of summer are a distant memory, as West Chester hunkers down for the brutal arrival of Old Man Winter. It may be tempting to hibernate in your Chestnut Square apartment, but with so many awesome winter activities abounding in the area, there are plenty of reasons to get out and about this winter. Here are just a few ways to welcome the cold weather in…

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‘Tis the Season for Giving

  The holidays are upon us, and while tearing open presents to find new clothes and electronics can brighten anyone's day, helping other people share that joy may be just as exciting. Philadelphia is home to thousands of families in need, and thankfully a number of organizations, including several right near your Chestnut Square apartment, have sprung into action to help make their holidays a bit more magical. Here…

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Celebrate the Season in West Chester

Santa Claus comes to town in grand fashion at the annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade! The 38th-annual parade, which travels right in front of your Chestnut Square apartment, is one of West Chester’s biggest annual events, drawing thousands from our town and surrounding areas to enjoy the signs and sounds of the holidays. The Dec. 1 parade features everything from marching bands and musicians to floats and fire…

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After Black Friday, Support Small Business Saturday

After getting their fill on turkey, many holiday shoppers wake up early to fill their shopping carts with holiday deals. Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, but discounts can also be found at a lesser-known shopping occasion — one that puts your dollars right back into your local neighborhood. The retail scene around your Chestnut Square apartment is booming, and many shops are independently owned,…

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