Spring 2015

  • The 2015 BMW M3 Sedan

    Hit the streets in this classic.

    My symptoms are a rapidly rising heartbeat and a palpable anticipation to exceed my conservative comfort zone for speed. All because I am…
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  • Postcard-Worthy Provence

    Named the European capital of culture in 2013, France’s second-largest city is making a comeback.

    The first, heady whiff of the saffron-laced bouillabaisse broth at Chez Fonfon in Marseille, France, summed up the sea in a bowl.…
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  • Photos From the Civil War

    150 years later, images from our nation’s bloodiest war are still popular collectibles.

    Look into their eyes. Whether they are infantrymen or generals, teenagers or grandfathers, union supporters or confederate soldiers, their faces command our…
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  • Linking Art and the Environment

    The Brandywine River Museum of Art debuts an ambitious new program.

    Nearly a half century ago trouble was brewing near the peaceful village of Chadds Ford. George “Frolic” Weymouth…
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  • In the Driver’s Seat

    Women show off their finest attire at Winterthur Museum’s Point-to-Point—and their skills in the whip’s seat.

    For the past 36 years the Winterthur Museum has hosted Point-to-Point races on the property that surrounds the former home of Henry…
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  • Passion on the Vine

    Giovanni Bonmartini-Fini’s family has been cultivating vineyards since 1947.

    Perfect rows of vines scallop the surrounding hillsides where Barone Fini grapes are grown in as natural a manner as possible in…
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  • Opera Delaware in Transition

    The company takes opera off the main stage and out into the community.

    Opera is known for its high drama onstage but in recent years there’s been lots of drama offstage as well. One after…
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  • Dunleigh Castle

    A local landmark fit for a king.

    For generations of residents surrounding the small Chester County hamlet of London Grove, an 1882 mansion called Dunleigh Castle was an architectural…
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  • Wood That Works

    Local craftsmen design pieces to fit your style and space.

    Maybe you can always get what you want—at least when it comes to home furnishings. Skilled woodworkers are able to tailor unique…
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  • The Art of Timber Framing

    Chester County’s Hugh Lofting revives a centuries-old craft.

    More than 40 years ago Hugh Lofting walked into a timber-framed house in New Hampshire and discovered his life’s work. “My mouth…
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