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Glen Mills

The old mills gave the area its name and its character. Workhorses in a pre-industrial age, the 19th-century “Glen Mills” churned out paper ideal for the printing of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes critical to the country’s financial stability in the wake of the Civil War. At the beginning of the previous century, the newly built Newlin Grist Mill drew its power from Chester Creek and transformed raw grain into edible foodstuff without harmful byproducts to foul the water. It was man harnessing nature, in the service of both.

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Host Like a Pro: Upcoming Terrain, West Elm & Sur La Table Workshops Guarantee Holiday Party Success

Host Like a Pro: Upcoming Terrain, West Elm & Sur La Table Workshops Guarantee Holiday Party Success

A series of artisan workshops are unfolding through area-wide stores and cooking schools that’ll shape you into the ultimate holiday party-throwing host. Here’s where to go to become an...

Celebrity Interior Designer and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Star Thom Filicia Welcomes Calico to Glen Mills

Celebrity Interior Designer and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Star Thom Filicia Welcomes Calico to Glen Mills

The reality TV celeb and lauded interior designer will appear at the Thursday, Oct. 3 opening of the new Calico in Glen Mills. We caught up with the star to talk about his new book, design advice...

Inside Chad and Katie Groves' Glen Mills Farmhouse

Inside Chad and Katie Groves' Glen Mills Farmhouse

Stylish décor adds zing to an 18th-century farmhouse in Delaware County.

Main Line Today Events

  • Exhibitions in the Community: Laura at Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology

    2014.03.04

      Main Line Art Center is proud to present Professional Artist Member Laura's solo show at Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology in Haverford, as...

  • “Rethinking Landscape” at St. Joseph’s University Gallery

    2014.08.18

    Art exhibition of minimalist  representations of the Delaware Water Gap by Alex Losett that depict moments of unmediated wonder: wading in...

  • Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield

    2014.08.23

    The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century, are the focus of...

  • Matthew Jensen: Alongside Tall Grasses

    2014.08.23

    The scenic backdrop of the Brandywine River inspires a newly commissioned work by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew Jensen. The installation...

  • Suited for Space

    2014.05.19

    Discover the ingenuity and innovation behind the ultimate life-support system—the spacesuit. With never-before-seen images of interior...

  • Costumes of Downton Abbey

    2014.03.01

    Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Forty historically inspired...

  • Pinned! Insect Art, Insect Science

    2014.08.09

    Christopher Marley’s insect artwork celebrates what he calls the latent elegance and lustrous beauty of insects. Pinned! Insect Art,...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

    Award-winning Franklin Square is a family friendly play place located in the heart of Historic Philadelphia.

  • Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug

    2014.04.24

    The splendor of Byzantine Christian art—preserved through the ages in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the...

  • Grill & Chill at Glenmorgan Bar & Grill

    2014.07.21

    Grill & Chill is back at Glenmorgan Bar & Grill with a special three-course prix fixe menu that's made for summer. Join them for...

  • The Dane Anthony Band

    2014.03.22

    Hip blaring horns and rollicking rhythms with everything from Blues to Funk and beyond—the Dane Anthony Band keeps the dance party going all...

  • The Billy D Light Trio

    2014.04.12

    Billy D. Light Trio shows are truly a hip experience. They have crowds of all ages goin’ at anytime – doing the “swim,” twistin’, or...

  • Edgardo Cintron & Friends

    2014.04.25

    You won’t be able to resist getting out on the dance floor when popular Latin artist Edgardo Cintron and his talented combo return this...

  • Bare Bonz

    2014.03.21

    Playing all of your favorite pop, funk and blues hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond–Bare Bonz keeps the Boiler Room dance floor full! Don...

  • The Center of Success

    2013.08.28

    Going through a transition in your life? On a path to personal improvement? Ready to get over those issues that have been holding you back from...

  • The Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists Summer Invitational

    2014.07.22

    MCGOPA proudly presents The 2014 MCGOPA Summer Invitational—a unique exhibition featuring the work of MCGOPA’s artists and their...

  • Main Line Photography Sessions for Families, Children, Babies

    2012.12.18

    We care about each of our clients and do everything possible to ensure that their vision is realized and their expectations exceeded....

  • Historic Properties Open for Tours

    2014.04.01

    Make plans now and be among the first to tour the N. C. Wyeth House  and Studio, Andrew Wyeth Studio, and Kuerner Farm this spring. Package...

  • Photography Sessions

    2013.11.01

    Our work translates the beauty and feelings—the intangible yet essential components of any event or portrait session–and develops them...

  • 7th Annual Dining Under the Stars

    2014.05.07

    STROLL, SHOP, DINE: On Wednesday evenings, State Street in Media, PA is closed to traffic to provide ample space for outdoor dining or strolling...


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