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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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  • Alexander Hamilton and the Foundation of America’s Financial System

    2016.04.18

    America emerged victorious from the Revolutionary War in 1783 having won its independence. But by 1787, the country was essentially bankrupt, with...

  • Early Ride Time at Sesame Place

    2016.06.20

    Big Bird & Super Grover Season Pass Members and guests using a Transferable Season Pass are invited to early park entry with exclusive ride...

  • Drop in on Nature

    2016.06.21

    This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. during the summer at Bucktoe Creek Preserve. This interactive outdoor...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Free Time Adventures

    2016.06.21

    This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer at Bucktoe Creek Preserve. This interactive outdoor nature activity is...

  • 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...

  • “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...

  • Century 21's Biannual Clearance Sale

    2016.06.23

    Century 21 Department Store’s biannual clearance sale begins June 23rd!  Don’t miss out on this limited time offer, featuring...

  • Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the US, 1940–1960

    2016.03.26

    Uncover a vibrant period of experimentation in this selection of masterful prints. Breaking Ground reveals the variety of ways in which...

  • At the Center: Masters of American Craft

    2015.08.22

    Explore innovative examples of contemporary craft by fiber artist Ted Hallman and ceramist Robert Winokur. Drawn from the Philadelphia Museum of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • KMR Arts @ 251 Dekalb

    2016.05.21

    KMR Arts @251, a new on-site art gallery located at 251 DeKalb, a luxury rental property in the heart of King of Prussia is now open to the...

  • 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...

  • George Rothacker Retrospect at Villanova University

    2016.05.23

    55 canvases spanning 25 years will create a partial retrospective of the art of George Rothacker beginning with his series of "American Movie...


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