What To Do: Chill out and hit the ice

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Power Play Rinks in Exton The crazy weather we’ve been having recently could mean this will be a great winter for skating on frozen ponds around Chester County — or it could mean it will be a winter with no ice at all. Fortunately, there are quite a few very good indoor locations for ice skating in the area.    Send...

What To Do: Orchids take center stage at Longwood Gardens

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Orchids at Longwood Gardens If you were asked to name the largest family of flowering plants in the world, what would be your response? If you chose the orchid, you’d be right on the money. The largest family of flowering plants in the world is the orchid — a flower that is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful, delicate and graceful flowers in...

What To Do: orchids take center stage at Longwood

Also: educational mini golf, marine dinosaurs and racing nirvana By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Longwood Garden’s “Orchid Extravaganza” opens this weekend and runs through March 29. What do you think is the largest family of flowering plants in the world? You can give three answers and you still probably won’t come up with the correct answer. But, if your answer was “the...