What To Do: Up, up in the sky….balloons!

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Chester County Balloon Festival When there are hot air balloons floating in the sky over your head, you’re going to stop whatever you’re doing and turn your gaze skyward. Three things guaranteed to make you look up are helicopters, bald eagles and hot air balloons. If you want to experience the sensation of checking out hot air balloons in the...

What To Do: Chester Co. Balloon Fest soars again

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times If you realize that here are hot air balloons in all shapes and sizes floating in the sky over your head, you’re going to stop whatever you’re doing and turn your gaze skyward. If you want to experience this sensation, then you should plan on attending this weekend’s 12th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival (New Garden Flying Field, 1235...

What To Do: Things looking up for Father’s Day

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Fatherfest at the American Helicopter Museum. If there is a blimp, a helicopter or a bald eagle in the sky above you, it’s almost a certainty that you’re going to look up. If it’s a helicopter, the sound of the plane also attracts your attention. Checking out a chopper flying overhead is virtually impossible to resist.    Send...

Kennett Brewing Company – craft Beer, farm fresh dining & local flare

Local owners invite you to ‘stop on by’… By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times KENNETT SQUARE  –  The Kennett Brewing Company (KBC), quietly tucked away at 109 S. Broad Street, is historic Kennett Square’s latest unique eatery and watering hole.  Locally owned and managed, KBC has the feel of a ‘word of mouth’ destination where visitors get the sense, upon approaching...

Kennett Brewing Company opening this fall

New brew pub to merge craft beer, local flare and whimsy By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT SQUARE – Tucked away on the lower level of 109 S. South Broad Street, the Kennett Brewing Company (KBC) expects to combine innovative craft beer, local artists and a healthy dose of whimsy to create the Borough’s newest destination, when it opens its doors. Scheduled to open in September,...

Event offers taste of fine fermented fare

“Meet the Makers” on tap Friday in Kennett Square For the finest in fermented fare, Historic Kennett Square invites area residents to ”Meet The Makers,” an intimate tasting event on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The event, a prelude to Saturday’s Kennett Square Brewfest, will feature samples from some of the region’s food and drink – artisanal cheeses, wines, spirits, and craft beers...

Welcome mat for new Kennett Square retailers

Crowds gather for opening of 6 businesses in West State Street space By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Patrons enjoy the ambiance as well as the food and beverage offerings at Nourish Coffee Shop & Juice Bar in the Market at Liberty Place on West State Street. The Belgian Tripel infused with local redbuds and the West Coast-style IPA samples from the not-even-open-yet Kennett...

Kennett Square boom continues past 4th of July

New venue for food vendors, artwork to open in borough on Friday Downtown Kennett Square continues to serve as a magnet for new businesses with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled on Friday for a new retail space: The Market at Liberty Place. The business debuting at 148 West State Street will host a variety of food vendors, including George & Sons Seafood, Nourish Coffee Shop & Juice...

Kennett Brewing Co. to tap into borough market

Two couples with shared passion for well-crafted beer will open business later this year Historic Kennett Square announced Monday that the Kennett Brewing Company plans to open later this year. Less than two weeks after Kennett Square’s Borough Council passed a brewery ordinance, the Kennett Square Brewing Company announced its plans to tap into the community’s thirst for craft beer. Started...