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Valentine’s Day Flowers

in Ardmore/Bala Cynwyd/Lower Merion

Still looking to get flowers for someone special? Recently, you let us know where the go to florists are in Lower Merion. What’s Happening Lower Merion visited with them as prepared bouquets and arrangements for their customers.

Valentines Day Facts:

It is the number one holiday for florists. 30% of flowers are purchased.

28% of American Adults purchase flowers (28% Men and 15% Women)

84% of flowers purchased are Roses. Red 68%, Pink 40%, White 35%

Need a place to pick up flowers or plants for someone special for Valentine’s Day or year round? Let them know you saw the article on What’s Happening Lower Merion.

TrilliuM has been in business for 37 years. They made their home in Ardmore almost 6 years ago. Wally shared “one of the best things that ever happened for us was our decision to relocate to Ardmore.” They are excited about the future of Ardmore and they are excited to be a part of it. “Ardmore, will be THE place to come to.” The weather this time of year can be challenging. Flowers are temperature sensitive. Timing is important for bringing in flowers. On Valentine’s Day there are a lot of last minute decisions and they are ready to handle them. They have plenty of flowers on hand for your last minute purchases.

Long Stems is celebrating 34 years of making people happy with flowers. It’s 2 days before Valentines Day. It’s snowing and raining and the weather is challenging. It’s all hands on deck at the flower shop. Keith said, “This is the Super Bowl for flowers.” They bring in a refrigerated trailer just for this time of year. Currently it is full of flowers waiting to be made into something special. “Our customers really support us big time! It’s a really good town for flowers.”

Honoring a Lower Merion sports star who died serving his country 100 years ago

in Bala Cynwyd/Lower Merion
Photo Source: Wikipedia

Source: Main Line Media News

LOWER MERION — It’s a common practice to place flowers or wreaths on the graves of departed loved ones. But sometimes people leave other things — photos, small stones or even coins.

But there’s a tombstone in Bala Cynwyd where people have been known to leave something very different: hockey pucks.

The pucks are to commemorate the life of a man by the name of Hobart (Hobey) Amory Hare Baker, a Lower Merion native who went on to become a star athlete at Princeton but then was tragically killed 100 years ago in France.

When the United States entered World War I, Baker went off to France to serve in the Army Air Service. He never made it home.

In December of 1918, just over a month after the armistice that ended the war was signed, his plane crashed, killing him.

Today, he is buried in his home township of Lower Merion at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, and it’s on that tombstone where hockey fans have been to known to leave pucks in honor of the man.

Continue reading on Main Line Media News

Bala Cynwyd’s Dairy Cafe Closes, Kosher Pizzeria Coming: Report

in Bala Cynwyd/Lower Merion
Photos source from Patch.com

Source: Patch

It was a good run for the Montgomery Avenue cafe, as it has closed after three and a half years of serving Main Liners.

BALA CYNWYD, PA – After three and a half years of serving Main Line residents, Bala Cynwyd’s The Dairy Cafe has closed.

According to Philly.com, the Montgomery Avenue cafe has closed, but its owners have plans to open another eatery nearby.

Read more on Patch.

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