Sightseeing in Bala Cynwyd


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The flavor-savvy guides of Chew Philly Food Tours acquaint both visiting and veteran Philadelphia taste buds with the dishes that encapsulate the city's culinary heritage. During each 2.5-hour journey, groups visit family-owned restaurants, bakeries, and grocery stores? many of which have been around for decades?where merchants show off their specialties to curious palates. Tidbits about local architecture, city history, and the philly cheesesteak's historic boxing victory against Chicago-style pizza spring from tour guides as tasters proceed with their 1.5-mile jaunt, which keeps feet moving at a moderate pace to accommodate guests of all ages and fitness levels.
4312 Main St.
Philadelphia,
PA
US
Bernard Katz Glass Studio and Gallery a hidden gem in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia PA. From designated viewing areas, you will see the process of creating unique and stunning works using hot blown glass and cold glass construction. View and purchase Katz's glass sculptures, vase, tumblers in the gallery.
3739 Sharp St
Philadelphia,
PA
US
The Belmont Mansion was built in 1742 by an English lawyer named William Peters. As the Revolution approached, his son took charge of the estate and hosted many notable figures including George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. In the 250 years that followed, the house served as a model farm to promote scientific agriculture and a part of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. Today, the American Women?s Heritage Society maintains the house and conducts tours through its hallowed halls, giving visitors a glimpse into the past. In addition to the historically decorated interior, tour-goers can explore the house's Underground Railroad Museum to learn about the people who fought against slavery by helping others escape its clutches. The museum features a variety of displays on both well-known and obscure history, plus a self-guided tour that permits visitors to listen to audio presentations.
2000 Belmont Mansion Dr
Philadelphia,
PA
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During each of its many weekly classes, The Handwork Studio's staff of teachers and professional artists give creative kids a fun, hands-on introduction to expressing themselves through machine sewing, fashion, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, and needle felting. Workshops such as A Snip-It of Sewing, A Touch of Handwork, A Feel for Fashion, or A Pinch of Knitting Needle Fencing combine a smaller class size with a curriculum that accommodates children of all ages, except Faulknerian man-children with nonlinear senses of time. Petite purlers can also get a head-start on the holidays with a themed Valentine's Day or St. Patrick's Day workshop, which supply all the tools, materials, and instruction necessary to create handmade decorations, meet new friends, and build foolproof Cupid traps. All classes must be used within four months of the Groupon.
35 N Narberth Ave
Penn Valley,
PA
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The winner of seven consecutive Best Custom Framing awards from CityVoter users, Masterpieces Fine Art & Custom Framing stocks more than 2,300 frames, including work by industry mainstay Larson-Juhl. Its skilled framers meld function and aesthetic form to secure works of art in everything from American hardwood to 22-karat-gold-leafing frames to metal handcuffs. Aside from framing, the staff also restores faded or creased photos to their original vivid states and brings photos to life by converting them into imitation oil paintings or watercolors that look like they were born from hours of meticulous brushstrokes.
238 Haverford Ave
Narberth,
PA
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The band of instructors at Aloha Style Polynesian Dance cultivate a relaxed ohana, or family atmosphere, that encourages students of all experience levels. Hula classes meld the ancient (hula kahiko) and more contemporary (hula ‘auana) form of the dance, while also delving into Hawaiian history and culture. Click here to view the full list of hula classes.
105 Forrest Ave
Narberth,
PA
US
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