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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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  • 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...

  • 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

    2016.05.11

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • “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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bucks County Choral Society - Auditions

    2016.08.30

    Bucks County Choral Society - Auditions Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Aug. 30, Sept. 6 & 13 Lenape Valley Presbyterian Church, 321 W. Butler Ave.,...

  • Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers

    2016.08.30

    Grammy Award winner, Bruce Hornsby, is reuniting with his band, the Noisemakers, to deliver a special summertime tour! During his two-and-a-half...

  • Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers

    2016.08.30

    Grammy Award winner, Bruce Hornsby, is reuniting with his band, the Noisemakers, to deliver a special summertime tour! During his two-and-a-half...

  • Harry Bertoia: Free Interpretations

    2016.07.22

    The exhibition Harry Bertoia: Free Interpretations celebrates the relocation of the artist’s 1967 sculpture Free...

  • Happiness, Liberty, Life? American Art and Politics

    2016.06.30

    From the signing of the Declaration of Independence in the summer of 1776 to the arrival of the Democratic National Convention in July 2016, the...

  • 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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