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Thanks. I’m aware of those towns, and although they offer a great town center, its still tough to find a condo in those towns where you can walk everywhere. We would have a car, but we’ve lived overseas in big cities for the last 15 years, and were just use to the more urban, walk everywhere lifestyle, which is not what most of the U.S. is about.

There’s a regular poster here who gas in back symptoms lives in downtown Media and hardly ever drives. A lot of the retail in walkable downtowns in the burbs are boutiques and gift shops mixed in with restaurants (see West Chester). Although WC is still a great area, the difference with Media is that it has, within walking distance, the types of stores that a person actually needs to go to on a regular basis – a grocery store, for example. There are, of course, restaurants galore and unique retail shops, but there are also banks, hair and nail salons, a pharmacy, a copy center, Urgent Care… You get the drift. In other words, if you live in downtown Media, you can truly have a car-free lifestyle similar to what you would have in the city.

There’s a regular poster here who lives electricity merit badge worksheet in downtown Media and hardly ever drives. A lot of the retail in walkable downtowns in the burbs are boutiques and gift shops mixed in with restaurants (see West Chester). Although WC is still a great area gas vs electric water heater cost per year, the difference with Media is that it has, within walking distance, the types of stores that a person actually needs to go to on a regular basis – a grocery store, for example. There are, of course, restaurants galore and unique retail shops, but there are also banks, hair and nail salons, a pharmacy, a copy center, Urgent Care… You get the drift. In other words, if you live in downtown Media, you can truly have a car-free lifestyle similar to what you would have in the city.

Also, Ardmore and West Chester are nice towns, but it isn’t easy to find a condo or single family home that’s within say a 10 minute walk to the center of town. This is why I was interested in this KOP Town Center living. Its truely walkable with a Wegmen’s, dry cleaners gas 78, restaurants, Starbucks, gym right there and they are places that I would use daily.

There is no public library inside KOP Town Center, no elementary school, no playgrounds, no community playroom, no theatre, no festivals where local artists sell their work, no parades, no community events…etc. Media has all of these things KOP Town Center lacks because it’s been a place where people live, make friends, and raise families for over 150 years—not a development conceived by a real estate investment trust two years ago for the purposes of turning a profit (which is precisely what KOP Town Center is).

The restaurants on Media’s State Street (the main street) are all local. For instance, I had a conversation on the trolley (again, something that KOP currently lacks—rail transit) with a local chef who was hired electricity deregulation wikipedia by Media’s newest pizza restaurant to reformulate the dough because initial reviews of the pizza were lackluster. There’s a new coffee shop in town that roasts beans in-house. Contrast that with KOP Town Center: Starbucks, Fogo de Chão, Mission BBQ, Honeygrow—it’s a carbon copy of countless suburban developments across the country.

Perhaps KOP Town Center’s top-down structure, the dominance of chain businesses, and its lack of a real community or any semblance of cultural or educational amenities doesn’t matter to you. And if not, fine—you’ll certainly have more opportunities to spend money on merchandise in King of Prussia h gas l gas unterschied. But if any of those less-than-materialistic aspects matter to you, organic communities such as Media have much more to offer.

There is no public library inside KOP Town Center, no elementary school, no playgrounds, no community playroom, no theatre, no festivals where local artists sell their work, no parades, no community events…etc. Media has all of these things KOP Town Center lacks because it’s been a place where people live, make friends, and raise families for over 150 years—not a development conceived by a real estate investment trust two years ago for the purposes of turning a profit (which is precisely what KOP Town Center is).

The restaurants on Media’s State Street (the main gaz 67 dakar street) are all local. For instance, I had a conversation on the trolley (again, something that KOP currently lacks—rail transit) with a local chef who was hired by Media’s newest pizza restaurant to reformulate the dough because initial reviews of the pizza were lackluster. There’s a new coffee shop in town that roasts beans in-house. Contrast that with KOP Town Center: Starbucks, Fogo de Chão, Mission BBQ, Honeygrow—it’s a carbon copy of countless suburban developments across the country.

Perhaps KOP Town Center’s top-down structure, the dominance of chain businesses, and its lack of a real community or any semblance la gas prices now of cultural or educational amenities doesn’t matter to you. And if not, fine—you’ll certainly have more opportunities to spend money on merchandise gas cap light in King of Prussia. But if any of those less-than-materialistic aspects matter to you, organic communities such as Media have much more to offer.

There’s a regular poster here who lives in downtown Media and hardly ever drives. A lot of the retail in walkable downtowns in the burbs are boutiques and gift shops mixed in with restaurants (see West Chester). Although WC is still a great area, the difference with Media is that it has, within walking distance, the types of stores that a person actually needs to go to on a regular basis – a grocery store, for example. There are, of course, restaurants galore and unique retail shops, but there are also banks, hair and nail salons, a pharmacy, a copy center, Urgent Care… You get the drift. In other words, if you live in downtown Media, you can truly have a car-free lifestyle similar to what you would have in the city.

I think you and briantroutman u gas station near me both really hit on what I think is important in a place to live and raise a family. It’s not just the walkability but also the sense of community you get when you have schools and a library, parades and small locally owned businesses in the town itself. We moved around alot and tended to focus on three things – affordability, distance to work and good schools. Until we moved to where we are now in the Lehigh Valley, I hadn’t really considered how really nice it is to have a town center but it is what makes it a real community. My kids have marched in the Halloween parade as boy and girl scouts and electricity questions grade 9 later in the High School marching band. There’s a weekly farmers market in the summer, a rail trail to walk/bike on, a local pool, etc., etc. That’s not something you are going to find in KOP.