Media is the county seat of Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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Dinning Under the Stars

State Street is closed off on Wednesday evenings from May through September and all participating restaurants bring out tables and chairs to enjoy an evening of dinning under the stars. Street musicians perform up and down the street and many of the local shops are open as well.

Media Borough Hall

The site of one of the first farms built in 1850. It was later purchased by Isaac Chalfont who hosted a stagecoach service to Chester. In 1918, it was turned into a post office and in 1969 the site became municipal offices.

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Haldeman's Store

Built in 1854 by Isaac Haldeman, was one of the first grocery stores in Media. It sold groceries and dried goods. Later, the First National Bank of Media took over the building, making it into their personal office.

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Completed in 1851 with one courtroom. "Generally regarded as the handsomest courthouses in the Eastern United States". Renowned public figure, William Jennings Bryan, once orated from the steps of this courthouse.

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This bar is located on the 2nd floor of the building. There is a deck out back that in the warmer months has a projector screen showing the local sports games. Cover bands or DJs most weekend nights.

D'Ignazio's Towne House

Started out as home to Silvio "Babe" D'Ignazio, who renovated it into an Italian inspired restaurant. Their goal is to create a comfortable and friendly environment for all.

EAT   —  +1 610-566-6141 —  Map

State Street Blues Stroll

Yearly event held on a Saturday in mid June in which State Street is closed off for the evening and blues musicians perform both outside and in the restaurants and bars.

DO   —  State Street

Institute of Science

Founded in 1867, "to promote for the people of Delaware Country, the study and diffusion of general knowledge". It stands as a museum for natural and area history.

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This Armory house the collection of rifles known as the Cooper Rifles. It was also used to house Company M, 111th Infantry, and Pennsylvania National Guard.

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Standard Irish pub feel, serves both food and drinks. Stop in for Trivia during the week, music most weekends, and Irish sessions on Sunday afternoons.

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House Restaurant

Eat-in restaurant that uses locally grown crops from neighborhood farms. Known for their gourmet grilled panninis, salads, and house-made soups.

EAT   —  +1 610-556-2505 —  Map

Cooper House

The first house built in town. It was home to Thomas V. Cooper who was state legislature and president of the Pennsylvania State Senate.

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Americana Roots Ramble

Music festival held on State Street in April of each year featuring a variety of American roots music from rock & roll to folk.

DO   —  State Street

Quality Inn

Located at the intersection of Baltimore Pike and Route 352, accessible by car and SEPTA bus.

Fellini's Cafe Trattoria

Operating since 2001, Fellini's is the place to go to enjoy fine-dining Italian cuisine.

EAT   —  +1 610-892-7616 —  Map

Court Diner

A diner known for serving a hearty breakfast and comfort foods. A Media "tradition".

EAT   —  +1 610-566-4403 —  Map

Brodeur's on State Street

Upscale and casual menu, with an outdoor patio for dining and open bar.

EAT   —  +1 610-566-5155 —  Map

Motel Providence

Reviews indicate that the motel is clean and priced about $65 a night.

Azie Restaurant

Eat in, Asian inspired restaurant with outdoor seating and open bar.

EAT   —  +1 610-566-4750 —  Map

2nd Saturday Arts Stroll

Walk around Media, listen to some music and see some art.

DO   —  Downtown Media

Jing Fong

Oriental cuisine - take-out and eat-in.

EAT   —  +1 610-892-8688 —  Map

Custom Bagels

Serves old-fashioned bagels.

EAT   —  +1 610-891-6761 —  Map

Appollo Pizza

Take-out pizza shop.

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