Monday, March 28, 2011
Check out these nearby spas for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Most salons and day spas are known for providing a common list of services—manicures, pedicures, facial cleansers, massage therapy, waxing and makeup services. But if you're looking for treatments beyond the typical, check the businesses and deals below. There are a few days left before the March specials expire. Calista Grand Salon and Spa in West Chester is still running winter specials from Monday through Thursday in the form of two packages. According to the website, the Winter Blizzard includes a facial, hydrotherapy tub and blow out for $134. The Winter Retreat package includes an hour of massage, a facial and a manicure for $165. Avanté Salon and Spain West Chester offers a "Pamper Me" package, including an hour of full-body …
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Choose from a variety of events as you celebrate the Celtic tradition.
Top o' the afternoon to ya! If you're looking for a good way to spend St. Patrick's Day, consider some of these local options. McKenzie Brew House, located in Frazer on Route 30, across from the Lincoln Court Shopping Center, is offering authentic Irish music and even some Irish dancers to enhance the spirit of the holiday, as well as a menu featuring Irish foods. As usual on Thursdays, there will be a karaoke jam for customers who have the nerve to work their pipes. More information is available on the website: http://www.mckenziebrewhouse.com/ Great American Pub in Willistown will add a few items to its menu: corned beef, cabbage, shepherd’s pie and lamb stew. As always, a selection of Irish beers will be on tap, including Guinness, …
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Some good ideas to keep the kids active and entertained while school is out.
Now is the time to start planning out the kids' summer schedule. Waking up at noon and watching reruns on television aren't without a certain nostalgic charm, but it's also wise to let them explore their athletic, artistic and academic interests at summer camp. Here are a few good ones in the area: Camp Cairn O'Mount at Radnor Hunt offers equestrian fun in June, July and August. Grand Slam USA offers boys baseball camps in August and "fun camps" Malvern Prep offers an array of sports, arts and other camps. The Phelps School offers soccer, lacross, "adventure," multi-sport and many other camps. Phillies Baseball Camp will come to Great Valley High School starting June 27.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The list includes from WIlliam Shakespeare to Lance Armstrong.
"Treasure Island. Stevenson, Robert L. The most kick-butt story ever; adventure; fast read. - Andrew M. gr 7" If you're looking for a good book for the kids that won't make their eyes glaze over, you can't do better than to hear the genuine opinions of their peers. The library at Great Valley Middle School has collected recommendations from its students, and listed them on the school's website. The selected literature runs the gamut from the milder tales...: "Falling Up, Silverstein, Shel, It is a collection of fun poems that will brighten up your day. I recommend this book for all ages. If you read Shel Silverstein you would enjoy this book. - Erin D. gr 7" ...to the more kick-butt variety: "The Wish List Eoin Colfer [...] Meanwhile, …
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Where to find women's fashion, home furnishings, swim accessories and tasty cupcakes.
Patch Picks highlights editor and reader selections of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family and friends find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. This week, we focus on local boutiques: The Foggy Goggle - The Foggy Goggle sells swimwear and accessories, including footwear, shampoo for swimmers, and of course, eye protection. Occasions Boutique - Looking for a prom dress, or a sleek outfit for another special occasion? Check out the events page of the boutique's website for plenty…
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The Super Bowl starts at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, so be sure to find a seat well in advance.
Starting Feb. 3, East Whiteland-Willistown Patch will run a new weekly feature called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. Want to suggest a list? Submit your idea in the comment box. Patch Picks: Super Bowl Crawl The List: Where to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday: Do you feel differently? Let us know in the comments area below.