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When a horde of panicked teenagers (actually, 20-something actors playing teenagers) stormed out of the Colonial Theatre in the 1958 movie, The Blob, their flight anticipated the following decades’ exodus from downtown Phoenixville. While celluloid’s gelatinous mass of protoplasm chased Steve McQueen and company, it took a more insidious monster to empty the real streets: modern urban decay.

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Great American Pub to Open in Phoenixville

Great American Pub to Open in Phoenixville

Plus: A Mexican-influenced Passover Menu.

Discovering the Perfect Cup: Top Main Line Coffee Shops

Discovering the Perfect Cup: Top Main Line Coffee Shops

Whether you are a no-frills traditionalist or latte lover, we’re naming the top Main Line spots to score a stellar steamy cup of coffee.

Top 8 Spots to Hit for Super Bowl Takeout & Catering

Top 8 Spots to Hit for Super Bowl Takeout & Catering

In honor of the Super Bowl Sunday, we’re debuting our 2014 snacking guide, highlighting the top spots for takeout, catering, and where you should be watching.

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Main Line Today Events

  • Gentle Yoga, Year-Round at Winterthur

    2017.07.20

    Every Thursday, 9:00 am, Brown Learning Center Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga...

  • Academy Explorers Camp

    2017.07.05

    Academy Explorers Camp invites campers, ages 5-12, to learn about natural science in a safe, fun, and engaging way. Each week of camp explores an...

  • ANDREW WYETH: IN RETROSPECT

    2017.06.24

    To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Brandywine River Museum of Art and the Seattle Art Museum will organize an...

  • EXHIBITION: Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

    2017.06.24

    To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, join us for an exhibition of over one hundred of his finest paintings and works on papers...

  • Inside Out

    2017.05.15

    Inside Out brings large-scale replicas of favorite works from the Museum's collection to neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia. Head...

  • Cy Twombly’s Iliad

    2017.05.20

    Cy Twombly’s Fifty Days at Iliam returns to the Museum from a retrospective of the artist’s work at the Centre Pompidou in Paris....

  • Dino-mite Summer

    2017.07.05

    Explore your world and have a blast this summer at the Academy of Natural Sciences! You might meet living backyard dinosaurs (you call them birds),...

  • allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017

    2017.08.04

    allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 Aug 4 – Oct 14, 2017 Celebrating the Center’s 22nd year sponsoring the Windgate ITE...

  • ARTISTS AT WORK: THE PRACTICE OF PAINTING

    2017.07.25

    Benjamin West. John Singleton Copley. Rembrandt Peale. We’re familiar with their paintings, but how much do we know of their challenges in...

  • Back to School Donation Drive at Philadelphia Mills

    2017.08.09

    Philadelphia Mills is hosting a back to school donation drive for local non-profit, Cradles to Crayons. Just grab a tag from the lockers located in...

  • Backyard Adventures

    2017.06.09

    Step into a garden of wonders and experience the fascinating science that’s literally in your own backyard. Discover the amazing interactions...

  • Emanation 2017

    2017.06.01

    Emanation 2017 is a contemporary art project that includes artist residencies, educational programs, and an exhibition featuring new works...

  • Backyard Adventures

    2017.06.09

    Step into a garden of wonders and experience the fascinating science that’s literally in your own backyard. Discover the amazing interactions...

  • Farm Stand

    2017.07.06

    The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage on Thursdays, July–September, 1:30–5:30 pm. Visit us to select...

  • Community Arts Center's Member's Exhibition

    2017.07.30

    The opening reception and awards ceremony for Community Arts Center’s annual Member’s Exhibition takes place July 30th from 2 – 4...

  • Crab Leg Special at Gypsy Saloon

    2017.07.06

    Gypsy’s popular Two-Pound Snow Crab Leg special ends the week on a high note as diners are treated to two-pounds of Snow Crab Legs and French...

  • DIY Air Plant Terrarium at Greenology Terrarium Bar

    2017.08.03

    Greenology Thursday Happy Hour - $10 DIY Air Plant Terrarium BYOF (bring your own friends ) and BYOB to Greenology Terrarium Bar in...

  • Clarks Originals Launches Pop-up Shop at Ubiq

    2017.08.11

    Please join Clarks Originals to celebrate the official opening of a three month pop-up shop at Ubiq. Guests will be able to shop Clarks...

  • Fleet Foxes with special guests Animal Collective

    2017.07.31

    Presented by the Mann & AEG Live Doors: 6:00PM, Showtime: 7:00PM All Ages   Fleet Foxes are on tour for the first time in five...

  • Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

    2016.01.11

    The National Constitution Center is proud to display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights. The Museum of We the People is the first...


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