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Brains and beauty abound in the borough of Swarthmore, thick with trees, graceful homes and the cerebral pulsing of Swarthmore College, one of the nation’s premierand most exclusiveliberal arts schools. But where Chester Road temporarily leaves the bucolic scene behind and dives under the overpass, the shops and service businesses that hug the train station on SEPTA’s R3 line range from old school to new wave. Now, that core district, which has grown and been enlivened during the past five years, is primed to expand farther.

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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.

Bigger Does Not Have to Mean Better When It Comes to a College Campus

For students seeking an intimate learning environment, there are plenty of options in the region.

Best Local Spots to Stop for Last-Minute Foodie Gifts

Best Local Spots to Stop for Last-Minute Foodie Gifts

Still need that “special” gift for the foodie in your life? We’re lining up the top 5 last-minute shops that guarantee the season’s best edible gifts.

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Main Line Today Events

  • BirdPhilly Birding Walk

    2015.04.25

    Historic Bartram’s Garden is perhaps the best 40 acres of birding in Philly! With river access, fields, woodlands, wetlands, and ornamental...

  • 1960s Pop Culture: Movies, Memorabilia and the Media: The Steve and Michell Friedman Collection”

    2015.02.21

    The Sixties! Winds of Change: CCHS aims to inform, inspire and forge identity among those who experience its exhibitions.  This...

  • Caryn Babaian: Nature in Chalk

    2015.01.17

    Caryn Babaian’s exhibition of large-scale “nature mandalas” in colorful chalk focuses on the complexity and beauty of living...

  • Caryn Babaian: Nature in Chalk

    2015.01.17

    Caryn Babaian’s exhibition of large-scale “nature mandalas” in colorful chalk focuses on the complexity and beauty of living...

  • American and European Masters

    2015.04.17

    The Masters show returns, featuring artists such as Theodore Earl Butler, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Charles Courtney Curran, Stuart...

  • "A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life" Exhibition

    2015.03.01

    This exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur),...

  • Art Class with Karl J. Kuerner

    2015.03.17

    Immerse yourself in Kuerner Farm, a source of inspiration for Andrew Wyeth for over 70 years, and a featured property on the National Register of...

  • Birthdays at Chuck E. Cheese’s

    2014.11.22

    Celebrate your child’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s! Guests will enjoy pizza, games, a special birthday show with Chuck E. and...

  • 121st Running of The Penn Relays

    2015.04.23

    Join us for the 121st running of The Penn Relays at historic Franklin Field on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Call the Athletics...

  • 2nd Annual Main Line Talent Show

    2015.04.25

    On Saturday, April 25th, 36 finalists in 26 acts will compete in the Main Line Talent Show™, the Greater Philadelphia region’s...

  • Archbishop Carroll CAFE

    2015.04.25

    Preparations are underway for the 32nd Annual Carroll Café, being held on Saturday, April, 25, 2015. This years’ theme is Viva Las...

  • 90th Anniversary BAVARIAN Dance and Banquet

    2015.04.25

    FOUR-course SCHNITZEL dinner. UNLIMITED Beer, Wine, Soda. Kapelle Fellas Band. 100s of authentic German SCHUHPLATTLERS will perform...

  • 2nd Semi-Annual Evening Cocktail Brunch

    2015.04.25

    This unparalleled dining experience will showcase Mia & Me Catering elaborate, brunch menu consisting of passed and stationary hors...

  • 2CELLOS

    2015.04.25

    Young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have achieved sensational success by breaking down the boundaries...

  • 2CELLOS

    2015.04.25

    Young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have achieved sensational success by breaking down the boundaries...

  • And Then There Were None

    2015.03.10

    It's Agatha Christie at her murderous best! And Then There Were None tells the story of ten strangers who are lured by a mysterious...

  • Bill Staines with Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards LIVE at Burlap and Bean

    2015.04.25

    Bill Staines with Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards perform LIVE at Burlap and Bean, the area's premier live music venue.

  • Accessible Art Exhibitions

    2015.04.01

    We are proud to once again feature the inspiring work created by participants in Main Line Art Center’s Accessible Art programs for children,...

  • A Funny Thing Happened

    2015.04.24

    Stephen Sondheim won his first Tony for best musical with this antic comedy about Pseudolus the Roman slave, his young master and the girl next...

  • 11th Annual West Chester Film Festival

    2015.04.24

    Short films with big impacts are slated for the 11th Annual West Chester Film Festival. The two-day event showcases short...


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