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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

  • GET THE PICTURE! RECENT CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION

    2016.07.01

    From the sublime to the ridiculous, with remarkable creativity and wit, children’s picture book art appeals to young and old alike. This...

  • Day Out With Thomas 2016

    2016.08.27

    Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular series Thomas & Friends®returns to the Strasburg Rail Road beginning Aug. 27 for the Day Out...

  • Embroidery: The Language of Art

    2016.05.11

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as...

  • Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection

    2016.06.28

    Discover one of the finest collections of contemporary art in the United States. This exhibition celebrates the Keith L. and Katherine Sachs...

  • Escape The 1980s

    2016.05.13

    Philly's largest escape room game! A pop up experience through 2016 Escape The 1980s is Philly's largest room escape game. Players...

  • Escape The 1980s

    2016.05.13

    Philly's largest escape room game. A pop up experience (here through 2016). Escape The 1980's is Philly's largest and top rated room...

  • Drawn to Dinosaurs

    2015.11.01

    Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates...

  • Embroidery: The Language of Art

    2016.05.07

    The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as...

  • “Driving Desire: Automobile Advertising and the American Dream” Exhibition

    2016.03.08

    Drawing from Hagley’s collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything...

  • Creative Africa

    2016.05.14

    From contemporary photography, fashion and architecture to centuries-old sculpture, Creative Africa presents the visionary work of...

  • Dinosaurs Unearthed

    2016.06.25

    Roaring, moving, life-size dinosaurs invade the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for a multi-sensory experience for the whole...

  • Dinosaurs Unearthed

    2016.06.25

    Roaring, moving, life-size dinosaurs invade the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for a multi-sensory experience for the whole...

  • Fresh Cut French Fries Now Open

    2016.08.06

    Dusted with spices or smothered in toppings, Fresh Cut French Fries are the best on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Fresh Cut French Fries is now open...

  • Estate Tour

    2016.06.01

    Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as...

  • Bike and Hike at Hagley

    2016.06.01

    Hagley’s property will be open Wednesday evenings for curious guests and families to bicycle or walk. Visit areas normally closed to foot...

  • 9th Annual Dining Under the Stars

    2016.05.04

    STROLL, SHOP, DINE: On Wednesday evenings from May through September, State Street in Media is closed to traffic to provide ample space for...

  • Free Valley Forge Carillon Concerts

    2016.07.06

    FREE Summer Carillon Concerts at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge Park, PA. WEDNESDAYS in July & August. Outdoors, Rain or...

  • Flume, Basenji, Kenton Slash Demon

    2016.08.31

    Flume has partnered with Plus 1 so that $1 from every ticket goes to support a schools development program and a women’s hospital in Cambodia...

  • Circus Week

    2016.08.27

    Come see the Big Top and the circus trains, learn the history of the circus and watch for a few surprises.

  • 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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