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The Selfie as Art (Sort of)

The Selfie as Art (Sort of)

From man’s first sketches on the cave wall to the rise of the selfie, the portrait has been an ever-present subject matter for artists. The power of the portrait to tell a story, illuminate social injustices or capture a moment in time lies in the pictorial representation as well as the media and process by which […]

September 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Humbling Celebration for a Landmark Nonprofit

A Humbling Celebration for a Landmark Nonprofit

Tickets are now on sale for Philabundance’s Beet Hunger Bash, which will be held November 7, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, in West Philly. The affair will celebrate the nonprofit’s 30th anniversary and its founder, Pamela Rainey Lawler, and, of course, chip away a little further at its […]

September 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Family-friendly Theater Company to Debut in Bryn Mawr

A Family-friendly Theater Company to Debut in Bryn Mawr

The Bryn Mawr-based Two Ducks Theatre Company will be staging its inaugural production, the kid-friendly Rainbowtown, Sept. 6 through Sept. 20 at the Radnor United Methodist Church, in Bryn Mawr, as part of the Philadelphia FringeArts Festival. A hilarious, interactive short play, Rainbowtown was written by Carrie Nielsen, a Bryn Mawr resident and a professor […]

September 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Summer to Remember at Valley Forge Park

A Summer to Remember at Valley Forge Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park will launch a jam-packed program season Saturday with the annual March Out of the Continental Army Commemoration, which’ll begin at Artillery Park at 11 a.m. From there, you’ll walk about a half-mile to the Varnum’s Picnic Area. Along the way, interpreters in Continental Army uniform will explain the events at […]

June 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Mina Danielle | A Meteoric Rise, and the Glow to Match

Mina Danielle | A Meteoric Rise, and the Glow to Match

Diamonds are just part of the reason behind Marissa Small’s glow. Amid the crush of the holiday shopping season, the up-and-coming jewelry designer moved her rocketing enterprise, Mina Danielle, from her increasingly-crowded Penn Valley home into the public eye with the opening of a workshop and boutique in Gladwyne. Small’s handmade pieces, crafted from gemstones, […]

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Anything (Fashionable) Goes

Anything (Fashionable) Goes

Free Reign Boutique When long held tradition fuses with a fresh retail approach, the offspring is the most buzzed-about addition to Conshohocken’s shopping mecca. Free Reign Boutique, the brainchild of mother and son Linda and Josh Denenberg, is 3,000 square feet of unique gift ideas housed within Kay Lighting and Design, a mainstay since 1947. […]

May 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
This Ain’t Your Mama’s Florist

This Ain’t Your Mama’s Florist

Valley Forge Flowers at the Eagle Village Shops With its café, BYOB ladies nights and DIY workshops, Valley Forge Flowers reenergized the Main Line home and garden set with what manager Barbara King describes as a “floral fantasy.” But, that was only the start of the revolution. With the recent move to a new, 7,600 […]

March 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Personal But Extensive Medley | Menagerie

A Personal But Extensive Medley | Menagerie

Nearly a decade in the grueling world of finance forced Kate Lawson to uproot her Manhattan life for one as a jewelry designer on the Main Line. Not a bad trade-off. “The next thing I knew I had 10 private clients. Then I had 20,” Lawson says. The logical next step in the evolution was […]

November 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
A Personal But Extensive Medley | Menagerie

A Personal But Extensive Medley | Menagerie

Nearly a decade in the grueling world of finance forced Kate Lawson to uproot her Manhattan life for one as a jewelry designer on the Main Line. Not a bad trade-off. “The next thing I knew I had 10 private clients. Then I had 20,” Lawson says. The logical next step in the evolution was […]

November 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Fresh Ayer + Kat Bradley Accessories | Sisters in style

Fresh Ayer + Kat Bradley Accessories | Sisters in style

In their respective boutiques, Fresh Ayer and Kat Bradley Accessories (pictured), fashionable sisters Liz Ayerle and Whitney Ayerle Bachrach have each built up their own respectable following with user-friendly approaches and a keen sense of what busy women want. The family ties will get even tighter in August, when the accessory shop relocates to Ayerle’s […]

July 19, 2011 | By | Reply More