Meet Philadelphia’s New Poet Laureate

Bryn Mawr College professor Airea D. Matthews wants to make poetry Philadelphia’s new public art. And she may challenge you to a slam.   by Melissa Jacobs Photography by Wes Matthews and Ryan Collerd Listening to Airea D. Matthews talk about poetry, it’s easy to forget that meter and rhyme were once considered the eminentContinue reading “Meet Philadelphia’s New Poet Laureate”

Honoring Heroes at Valley Forge National Historic Park

Wreaths Across America and March-In Weekend Marks the Beginning of the Continental Army’s Winter Encampment On. Dec. 19, 1777, General George Washington marched the Continental Army into Valley Forge to begin what would be six long months of a winter encampment. The British had just captured Philadelphia, Washington’s army had suffered numerous defeats and wereContinue reading “Honoring Heroes at Valley Forge National Historic Park”

What to Watch: December

Carrie, Keanu and Cobra Kai by Jamie Joffe, Culture Editor If there was ever a reason to eat, drink and be antisocial this holiday season, December’s lineup offers the perfect excuses to stay home and stream. A slew of new releases and several returning favorites will be gifts that truly keep on giving. So skipContinue reading “What to Watch: December”

Valley Forge Park Alliance Launches New Campaign

VFPA aims to raise $1 million to rehabilitation the Maurice Stephens House Partner Content Founded in 1976, Valley Forge Park Alliance‘s mission is “to inspire appreciation of and support for Valley Forge National Historical Park.” Unlike the majestic park, The Alliance’s current home is a failing structure far from visitor trails and historic sites. CrampedContinue reading “Valley Forge Park Alliance Launches New Campaign”

Women We Love: Coco Chanel

Fashion vs. Style – And Why It Matters by Rehana Wolfe, contributing editor Which is more important: fashion or style? If you asked this question of Coco Chanel, she would have definitely responded: “style.” Coco Chanel, the designer we have loved for decades, was instrumental in defining modern women’s style. Chanel shifted women to simpleContinue reading “Women We Love: Coco Chanel”

What To Watch in November

Kings, Lady Gaga and Girls Gone Wild by Jamie Joffe, culture editor November serves anticipated releases packed with more drama and dysfunction than your family’s Thanksgiving dinner. Here is what I’ll be watching. King Richard HBO Max and in theaters All hail “King Richard.” Finally, here is a film the whole family can enjoy. TenContinue reading “What To Watch in November”

Saving Gladwyne’s VFW Post

A local band of brothers join forces to repair damage caused by Hurricane Ida. by Michael Loveless To support the rebuilding effort, please buy a ticket to the Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day event at Merion Tribute House in Merion, PA featuring a keynote address by 77th Secretary of the Navy and former U.S. Ambassador toContinue reading “Saving Gladwyne’s VFW Post”

Binge or Cringe: What To Watch in October

Serial Killers, Bakers and Aliens? Perfect. Jamie Joffe, Culture Editor Oh, October. The only month of the year where I can talk openly about my obsession with serial killers and eat copious amounts of peanut  M + M’s in public without any judgement. It also happens to be a killer (pun intended) month for newContinue reading “Binge or Cringe: What To Watch in October”