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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fabulous Holiday Shopping, Off The Beaten Path

There are alternatives to shopping with the herd, just a short getaway drive from home.

11/27/2014

(Bicycles along the Schuylkill River Canal.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River Trail

Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.

08/28/2014

(Kayaking on the Schuylkil Canal, near Phoenixville.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Paddling Along the Schuylkill Canal

Want a day away from the heat, on the water, in a pristine setting, with family and friends?

07/10/2014

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Model Railroading in Phoenixville, Pa.

There are two more weekends for model train buffs to enjoy an amazing railroad display at a Chester County open house.

01/16/2014

(The Guiness Storehouse Pub, in Dublin, Ireland.   Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Irish Pubs For St. Patty’s Day

The Guinness Storehouse, in Dublin, provides not only the authentic brew but a fabulous scenic view.

03/07/2013

(A frame of the scene in "The Blob" in which the monster scares the customers out of a movie theatre.)

Phoenixville, Pa. Is Home to Horror ‘Blob Fest’ This Weekend

“The Blob” was a low-budget horror film that was filmed at the local movie theatre and other locations around Phoenixville.

07/13/2012

(Surveillance photo, provided)

Phoenixville Cops Hunt For Serial Smash-and-Grab Thief

In the early hours of November 10th, Phoenixville police says someone threw chunks of cement through the plate glass windows of four businesses in the Acme shopping center on Starr Road.

11/30/2011

2 Men Nabbed, Female Sought In Murder of Guatemalan Immigrant in Phoenixville

Authorities say 20-year-old Saleem Williams and 23-year-old Stephen Reidler confessed to police that they were on the prowl for money on September 14th when they spotted 22-year-old Selvin Lopez-Mauricio with a backpack.

09/21/2011

(Photo provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Casual Day of Fun Afloat and Good Food

How about a quick and easy adventure afloat, in a pristine environment with a tiki-bar atmosphere, and so close to home that some of us can walk there?

05/19/2011

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