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July 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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January 4, 2013

Video Interlude: CBS Sunday Morning Profiles Actor Bradley Cooper And His Hometown Love For Philadelphia

  Over the holidays, one of Hollywood’s biggest actors and Philly local, Bradley Cooper, shared his love of Philly and his love of his hometown Jenkintown with CBS Sunday Morning. While talking about his hometown and revisiting fixtures from his childhood he stated, “The older you get, you start to appreciate where you came from… […]

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September 16, 2011

Two Suburban Arts Festival This Weekend: Jenkintown Festival Of The Arts And Doylestown Arts Fest

Both the Jenkintown Festival of the Arts and Doylestown Arts Festival occur this weekend, making for an action-packed artistic weekend. The Jenkintown Festival of the Arts, held on Sunday, September 18 from 1-6 p.m. in Jenkintown’s Town Square, features two stages with live music and performing arts, a juried art show and student art show, […]

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April 5, 2010

New Solo Exhibitions @ the Abington Art Center

Last year, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown celebrated their 70th anniversary with an exhibit that displayed seven decades of contemporary art. The center’s love of regional talent continues into their 71st year with another Solo Series, showing off the works of four area artists. This year’s Spring series focuses on four artists: Judy Engle […]

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April 1, 2009

Abington Art Center: Celebrating Seven Decades of Art

Doesn’t seem like just yesterday when the Abington Art Center was but a wee art guild referred to by the quaint old name “Old York Road Art Guild;” when the sculpture garden was but a plot of grass; and when the cultural center was but a monstrous private residence called Alverthorpe Manor? Ah yes, those […]

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March 13, 2009

Spring Solo Series @ Abington Art Center

The Abington Art Center’s annual Solo Series gives four artists the opportunity to show off their works individually, but together. Take a trip over to visit this top-notch gallery that’s tucked away in Alvethorpe Manor in Jenkintown and you’ll find it’s well worth the trip. The 2009 Solo Series runs from February 28 through March […]

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February 19, 2009

Plus Size Bridal Show @ Nicole Bridal & Formal

Love your curves! Embrace your curves! Why? Because real women have curves! So, come celebrate your wedding and your curves at a bridal trunk show exclusively for plus size brides. The event, which will be hosted by Nicole Bridal & Formal Shoppe in Jenkintown, will showcase elegant, sophisticated and flattering gowns sure to make you […]

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October 17, 2008

EcoArtFest @ Abington Art Center

Ah, the Abington Art Center. Todd was all kinds of excited when their art gallery, Global Suburbia, opened up back in September. This month, they’ve got even more going on. On Sunday, October 19th, hop the SEPTA and head on in to Jenkintown for the Abington Art Center’s third annual EcoArtFest. From 1PM to 5PM, […]

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