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A Warm Welcome
SPRING IN Kennett Square is blooming. The days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, and the new season brings many reasons to celebrate; from emotional graduations that remind us of a hopeful future, to colorful Easter egg hunts that remind us of simple childhood joy. From heartfelt toasts to the bride & groom, to showering love on the mother-to-be—Read on →
Fig Giving Back: Dennis Melton
EVEN IF YOU DON’T KNOW Dennis Melton personally, chances are you’ve seen his fingerprint on Kennett Square. Melton, an architect, designed Philter Coffee, the entertainment pavilion at Anson B. Nixon Park, and the exterior of The Country Butcher. Of course, that’s only a small sampling of his commercial work, in addition to his residential home designs.
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Fig Authentic: The Country Butcher
WHEN DAN AND DOROTHY Boxler opened up the Country Butcher in 1982, they knew that they wanted to create a business of high-quality food items. Little did they know that they were also creating a community.
The Country Butcher carries prime cuts of meat, prepared foods, gourmet dry goods, artisan cheeses, and pastry items in the sit-down café. The storeRead on →
Fresh Face: Marche
STEPPING INTO Marché is like visiting a good friend’s home—a friend who happens to have exquisite taste.
“One of our biggest compliments is when people say, ‘It feels really good in here...” says Deanna Johnson, who co-founded the store with Liz Carter. “They know something is happening here, and they want us to make it happen for them, too.”
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