Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Saturday March 11th

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will offer a “Waterfowl Watch” program on Saturday March 11th at 1:00 p.m.  The spring migration of ducks, geese and swans should be well underway as we search the lakes of Green Lane Park. Join us in our search for these north-bound travelers. Bring binoculars and meet at Tennis Court [...]

McKinley Elementary School Transforms to “Seussville” to Celebrate Read Across America

During the week of February 27, McKinley Elementary School in Elkins Park transformed into Seussville to Celebrate Read Across America. The school engaged in a wide array of fun-filled reading-themed activities in celebration of reading.  The school celebrated with dress up days, guest readers shared books written by Dr. Seuss, students created artistic renderings of [...]

Star Performers at Dino’s Backstage and The Celebrity Room

Dino’s Backstage and The Celebrity Room is feeling lucky this March! Marvelous entertainers and singers will grace the stage all month long, creating an unforgettable experience. This month’s performers include Mark Nadler “Cole Porter After Dark”, Gabrielle Stravelli, Kathy “Babe” Robinson, Bob Egan (for his Bob Egan Showcase) and, Michael Richard Kelly. Additionally, the dynamic [...]

Happening People: Ruth Deming of New Directions Brings Hope and Positivity to Local Community

by Anna Idler Ruth Z. Deming, "The Belle of Cowbell Road" Deming, MGPGP, Director/ Gardener/ Artist. "Channel your feelings into Art!" 5-30-07 In 1984, Ruth Deming is 38 years old. She is happily divorced, living in an apartment with her two children Sarah and Dan. And she is slowly starting to lose her [...]

Four Places to Celebrate Fastnacht Day 2017

By Betsy Natter        Photo credit: http://www.facebook.com/WeinrichsBakery Montgomery County and eastern Pennsylvania have many cultural foods that are unique to the area. Eating fastnachts, a special type of fried doughnut pronounced “fost-nokt” on Fastnacht Day is another opportunity to indulge your taste buds in one of these specialties! Literally meaning “fast night,” this annual [...]

Maple Sugar Magic at Green Lane Park

Magic on Saturday, March 4, 2017. There will be two demonstrations, beginning at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Join staff celebrating the annual maple sap harvest in the park. Park staff and volunteers will demonstrate this centuries-old American process which includes tree tapping, boiling of sap in our evaporator, and the tradition of “sugaring off”. Visitors can [...]

Happening Foodie: New Chef, New Menu, New Decor at Gypsy Saloon

Gypsy Saloon All that glitters is gold…at least when it comes to the Gypsy Saloon in West Conshohocken. Already known for their cozy, eclectic flare and modern, approachable fare, owners Kim Strengari and Marianne Gere have announced that they are stepping up their game. The dynamic duo have, first, brought Chef Tim Kane [...]

Montco Band SPiN Rock Stars On Stage and Behind the Scenes

by Anna Idler In an interview for NJ.com, Steven Van Zandt, member of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band, said that “a great band is more than just some people working together.” “It's like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team,” Van Zandt explained. “A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than [...]