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Social Misson: Resident Theatre Company
AT FIG, WE BELIEVE in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors. For our 2017 Social Mission Partner, we have chosen the Resident Theatre Company, a professional company bringing New York Theatre to Chester County and contributing immensely to ourRead on →
Authentic: Ray Ott & Associates
WEST CHESTER CONTINUES to garner accolades for its walk-able streets, small businesses, historic preservation, and all-around livability. This is due, in no small part, to Ray Ott’s involvement in the community.
Ray’s a West Chester resident and booster, and an award-winning town and land planner, advocating for returning small towns to the community centersRead on →
Giving Back: Richard May
SIPPING COCKTAILS, Richard May talked with friends about what West Chester needed. A waterfront and a theater were suggested. “We decided rerouting the Brandywine wasn’t plausible,” he deadpans. “But a theater was possible.” The Uptown! Entertainment Alliance was formed. “We took a blood oath to make it happen.”
With Linda Foster, Tom McEvoy, and Angeline May,Read on →
Fresh Face: Local Yoga Cafe
IN YOGA, teachers help students align their bodies to get the most out of their practice, and sometimes that takes some physical adjustment. Life does, too.
Kaitlin Kovell hopped off the corporate ladder, returned home, and is bringing something new to West Chester—a business that aligns her values with a community need. Coffee, community, and crow pose willRead on →
The Fig Brandywine Traveler
ENJOY AND EXPLORE THE BRANDYWINE VALLEY. Perhaps the best part of Southeast Pennsylvania is the more than 100 attractions, each less than an hour’s drive from West Chester. This makes the Brandywine Valley an adventure for everyone, whether it’s canoeing on the Brandywine River, strolling through museums and art galleries, or exploring the vibrant downtowns.Read on →