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On the Market: Expanded Tudor Revival Mansion in Villanova

What you see above is a magnificent Tudor Revival mansion in Villanova that dates to 1907. Well, truth to tell, only part of it dates […]

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Villanova’s Main & Vine Brings on Karen Nicolas As Culinary Director

Villanova bar and restaurant Main & Vine has brought on a new culinary director. Chef Karen Nicolas is now heading up kitchen operations at the Northern […]

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On the Market: The Most Expensive House for Sale in Montco Right Now

I did a double take when I ran across this listing and saw the construction date for this huge Tudor Revival house for sale in […]

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Gritty’s March Madness Bracket Is Better Than Yours

According to statistics, the odds of filling out a perfect NCAA March Madness bracket are one in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. (That’s 9 quintillion and change, for the […]

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This Spin Instructor’s Week Involved Celebrity Sightings and Stolen Cars

Who I am: Raymond Smeriglio (@rsmerg11), 26, living in the Italian Market area What I do: I’m a major gift officer at Villanova University’s Charles Widger School […]


On the Market (Again): Ardrossan Spinoff in Villanova

Up in the nosebleed section of the local real estate market you will find a passel of truly unique residences. Every one of them is […]

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Can Villanova Basketball Survive Its Success?

Jay Wright sees only one potential obstacle keeping Villanova’s basketball team from maintaining the trademark culture that has produced two national titles in the past […]


On the Market: A Piece of the Ardrossan Legacy in Villanova

Not long before the movie “The Philadelphia Story” fictionalized the life of Hope Montgomery Scott, a little piece of her Ardrossan Farm in Villanova got […]


5 Main Line Rental Homes for the Commitment-Phobic

Some people know they want the Main Line lifestyle. Others aren’t so sure. And still others know they want it but aren’t sure what form […]


A Turn-of-the-(21st-)Century Colonial in Villanova for $2.2M

Here’s a picture-postcard-perfect example of the iconic Main Line house type, the center-hall Colonial Revival mansion. This home in Villanova’s estate territory even has a […]

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Villanova Campus Minister Charged in Child Porn Case

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. Until Tuesday, Drexel Hill resident Timothy O’Connell was the well-regarded campus minister for […]


The Main Line Is About to Get a New California-Style Bistro

California-style cuisine is coming to Villanova. Main & Vine is set to open its doors this Wednesday, May 16th at 789 East Lancaster Avenue. Operating […]

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PHOTOS: Scenes From the Villanova Victory Parade

The Villanova Wildcats celebrated their national championship win with a parade in Center City on Thursday. The event kicked off at 20th and Market Streets at […]

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Villanova Basketball Victory Parade: Your Need-to-Know Guide

Villanova just won the national championship! It’s actually the tiny Main Line Catholic school’s third men’s basketball title – their second in three years, even. […]

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Villanova’s Big Win: Scenes From the Main Line

If you still think Villanova isn’t a “Philly” school, then you clearly haven’t seen the way these Main Liners party. It was a scene particularly […]