Dec 13

All aboard the 'Polar Express'-style train rides around Philadelphia

Through Dec. 31, Whippany Station, 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany, N.J. $40 to $70. 973-419-6255,

    'Polar Express'-style train rides around Philadelphia
    The Polar Express is a beloved holiday story (and now movie), and railroads in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are offering Polar Express-inspired rides for families. Here's where you should look if you're interested in planning an outing to the tracks. Morristown and Erie Railway For the most faithful reenactment of The Polar Express, head to Whippany station in New Jersey.

Dec 12

Review: Holiday Cheers at Iron Hill Brewery

King of the Hill Rewards Club Exclusive: First 50 King of the Hill members to order a sampler will receive an exclusive Iron Hill holiday ornament!

    Review: Holiday Cheers at Iron Hill Brewery
    There's snow place like Iron Hill Brewery to warm your cockles during the winter chill. It's truly the perfect place for a holiday get together or warm and cozy winter gathering with friends and family. Iron Hill shouldn't need an introduction as they have been on the front lines of the craft beer revolution in our...

Dec 08

Why Gary Oldman never wanted to play Winston Churchill, and how 'Darkest Hour' changed his mind

“An empty cab arrived at 10 Downing Street, and when the door opened, Attlee emerged.”

    Why Gary Oldman never wanted to play Winston Churchill, and how 'Darkest Hour' changed his mind
    You could teach a pretty good course on modern British history using the movies of Gary Oldman. The syllabus would include a section on anarchy in the U.K and Thatcher's England, featuring Sid and Nancy. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (for which Oldman was nominated for an Oscar) could illustrate Britain's changing role on the postwar stage.

Dec 07

A purse was found in a fortune cookie package in one Montco eatery

53 W Lancaster Ave., Ardmore

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634 Welsh Rd., Huntingdon Valley

549 S Broad St, Lansdale

255 Main St., King of Prussia

339 E Lancaster Ave., Wynnewood

626 Welsh Rd., Huntingdon Valley

2333 Welsh Rd., Lansdale

    A purse was found in a fortune cookie package in one Montco eatery
    From catching a food handler eating lettuce to finding a purse and sweater inside a box of fortune cookies, Montgomery County Health Department inspectors were on the case in November. The department rarely orders eateries to close, but they do dole out plenty of citations and threaten to issue fines if a business doesn't address sanitation concerns.

Dec 01

Shape Shifting in-house café to fuel you up after you’ve given it your best. 519 W. Lancaster Ave., Haverford, Pa...

This article has 4 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

950 N. Penn St.; 215.928.1800;

West Philadelphia: 3527 Lancaster Ave.

Manyaunk: 4163 Main St.; 267.275.8441;

107 Cotton St.; 267.336.7928;

    Shape Shifting
    Ways to transform your body and mind this winter. New Year's resolutions about fitness are inevitable. But why wait until then to renew your gym membership yet again?


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