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Kennett Square Life Fall/Winter 2018 issue

11/23/2018 11:10AM ● By J. Chambless
Caitlin Abate in the doorway of her Kennett Square workshop Photo by Jie Deng

Where wood gets new life

HoneyBadger Woodworks has become a local landmark


The cast of Mushroom reads a draft of the play on Oct 19 at La Communidad Hispana The author Eisa Davis is at center Photo by John Chambless

Brooklyn playwright delves into lives of mushroom farm workers

'Mushroom' is told with flashes of humor, but always tempered by the hard reality of life in the mushroom houses and the political firefight over documentation of workers. Read More » 


Kathy Drysdale left and Amy Steeves of Braeloch Brewing Photo by Richard L Gaw

Braeloch Brewing: Kennett Square's new Third Place

Kent Steeves had a dream to create a microbrewery that would serve as a home for beer lovers, families and friends. Kent's dream has begun to take shape on Birch Street Read More » 


Kendal Longwood residents John and Louise Bennett Photo by Richard L Gaw

Kennett Square Life Q&A

John and Louise Bennett


The popular annual holiday light parade and tree lighting will take place on Friday Nov 23

Celebrating the holidays in Kennett Square

There’s always something special going on during the holiday season Read More » 


The resource center is located in Kennett Square Family Promises model provides a place for families to stay together during the difficult time whereas the few overburdened shelters in the area sometimes must separate families because of space limitations

Family Promise is on the frontline against homelessness

'We have children, we have babies, who are sleeping in cars. That's not right,' says Susan Minarchi, the executive director of Family Promise of Southern Chester County Read More » 


Friends Home shown in a hand-colored postcard circa 1915

Finding a home in Kennett Square

Located in the Historic District of Kennett Square, Friends Home recently marked its 120th anniversary Read More » 


Shannon Blake owner of Penny Lane Emporium in Kennett Square Photo by Richard L Gaw

Penny Lane Emporium: The shop of Lily and Quinn

The hip and funky children's clothing, accessory and gift shop in Kennett Square is run by Shannon Blake, a Chadds Ford resident and local hip mom Read More » 


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