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CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: K.Flay kicks off the week’s best bets

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Event in Phoenixville encourages girls to explore STEM

PHOENIXVILLE >> This weekend, girls from around the region will get to dive into science, technology, engineering and math with local mentors. ...

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  • News

    UPDATE: D.A. investigates officer-involved fatal shooting in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office has launched an investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Pottstown late Thursday night that left a man dead.

    By Digital First Media UPDATED 1:34 p.m.|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Phoenixville’s Kevin Fulmer performs during St. Catrick’s Day benefit event; some restaurants extend DineKOP

    Good tastes DineKOP Restaurant Week: Twenty-eight restaurants will be participating in the fourth DineKOP Restaurant Week through March 11, offering special three-course prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus. However, seventeen of the participating restaurants have extended the offer through March 12.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: Area restaurants, breweries mark plenty of celebrations

    Congratulations to two local restaurants named James Beard Foundation Award semifinalists: Teresa’s Next Door in Wayne for Outstanding Bar Program and Talula’s Table in Kennett Square for Outstanding Restaurant. Stay tuned. Judges announce finalists March 14 and winners May 7.;

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    RACING: Region boasts venues where you can meet that need for speed

    Race season officially began Feb. 18 with NASCAR’s Daytona 500 in Florida. But you don’t necessarily have to go on a long interstate trip to enjoy the excitement of racing.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    EVENT: Delight in original designs, handmade crafts in Oaks

    The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival returns to Halls A and B of the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center March 16-18.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    AT THE TABLE WITH: Carole Pepe

    If you are lucky enough to be a Facebook friend of Carole Pepe, you will receive an inspirational or uplifting post from her each day. Inspirational and uplifting best describe Carole’s life.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • News

    Pope John Paul II kicks off its Sunday shoes with ‘Footloose’

    upper providence >> More than 300 students from Pope John Paul II High School Studio 38, the largest extracurricular activity on campus, take the spotlight March 9-11 and March 16-17 with “Footloose.” The musical is the 1998 stage adaptation of the 1984 film. The Broadway version ran more than 700 performances and was honored with four Tony nominations.

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville Police respond to 154 calls in one week

    PHOENIXVILLE >>Phoenixville Police responded to 154 calls for service between Feb. 26 and March 4. The following is a summary of notable incidents as reported by Phoenixville Police:

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  • Food

    FOOD: Local artisanal collaborations to try now -- drinks, cheese and more

    “Share the spirits!” So goes the saying at Five Saints Distilling in Norristown, where fans also can share the caramels thanks to a collaboration with chocolatier Gail Warner.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    QUICK COOK: These potatoes are truly smashing

    I’m just back from Chicago, where I was helping to care for my 85-year-old mother after she had a knee replacement. Usually when I’m home, I’m too busy seeing friends to cook. This time was different. Each day, I’d go to Whole Foods to shop for fresh food to create a delicious meal for my mom and family. It gave me a chance to try some new dishes, including these easy, delicious do-ahead smashed potatoes.

    By Bibby Gignilliat Special to Digital First Media|

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