Cities don't have a monopoly on art and design. In fact, bucolic Bucks County is a treasure trove of boutique museums, art galleries, and cultural sites. Learn more about an area once dubbed "the Genius Belt" for its concentration of creative titans.
Welcome to Keystone Edge's new series where we chat with Pennsylvania's mayors. These engaged public servants have a lot to say about moving the state forward. First up is the mayor of an up-and-coming borough outside of Pittsburgh.
Kennett Square is the "Mushroom Capital of the World," and they celebrate that status every year with an action-packed fungi festival. This September, head to Chester County for one of the state's best parties.
The veteran-owned, independent outfitter is putting all of its services — kayak/canoe rental, outdoor gear, trip-planning — under one roof. A local brewery will soon join them. It's a big moment for the company and also for this PA Wilds town, a gem for nature lovers.
Manatawny Still Works has made a name for itself with its distinctive whiskey. Now a wave of awards and a South Philly satellite location prove that the distillery is a major player in PA's craft beverage boom.
More commercial density is on the way for this charming town outside of Harrisburg. Neighbors & Smith is a boon for residents and the thriving small-business community, which has long been working towards more density and walkability.