December 7, 2012 |
The towering black wall has been impossible to miss. Rising from shiny, white floor tiles at the East Coast's largest shopping mall, it has projected a cloak of mystery all the more stark for being a short walk from Louis Vuitton, Hermes, and Neiman Marcus - stores forbidding for their prices, if not their facades. For months, the black monolith has broadcast nothing to shoppers at the Plaza at King of Prussia. Not even the benign nugget of history that behind it once hummed a now-defunct John Wanamaker department store.
November 12, 2013 |
James W. Jewitt, 81, of Chester Springs, an industrial engineer for many years, died Saturday, Oct. 26, of liver cancer at his home. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he worked as an engineer for the Philco-Ford Corp. for 25 years, Control Data Corp. for four years, and General Electric/Lockheed Martin in King of Prussia for 18 years. He retired in the mid-1990s. Mr. Jewitt received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from what is now Drexel University in 1955 and a master's degree in industrial engineering, with a minor in electrical engineering, from Pennsylvania State University in 1983.
January 17, 1991 |
In a move to allow shoppers and commuters to let someone else fight the traffic for them, Capitol Trailways of Harrisburg and the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association of King of Prussia have teamed up to provide additional service between King of Prussia and Reading. The new service, which began Jan. 7, provides five additional buses daily each way. The four previously existing bus runs between King of Prussia and Reading do not include stops at industrial parks or the Plaza Mall in King of Prussia; the new service adds both.
December 23, 2012
4-week bills , Dec. 26; 3-month and 6-month bills , Dec. 24; 1-year bills , Jan. 8; 2-year notes , Jan. 28; 3-year notes , Jan. 8; 5-year notes , Dec. 29; 7-year notes , Dec. 19; 10-year notes , Jan. 9; 30-year notes , Jan. 10; 5-year TIPS , Dec. 20; 10-year TIPS, Jan. 24 ; 30-year TIPS , Feb. 21. Business Referral Luncheon , presented by BNI, King of Prussia chapter. Peppers Italian Restaurant, 236 Town Center Rd., King of Prussia;610-792-2105. Reservations required. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. recurring Networking Meeting , presented by BNI, Fort Washington chapter.
June 5, 2008
I THOROUGHLY enjoy Solomon Jones' Saturday columns. They are refreshing, real and a great reminder about situations that fit into everyday lives, help bring stressful moments into perspective, and are great to relax with over a cup of coffee. Drew M. Brochet Sr. King of Prussia
November 21, 1995 |
Browsing at the Valley Forge Crafts Festival Sunday, Parri Perry came upon a booth featuring sculpture, weaving and basketry with a Native American theme by Cheryl Dolby. The juried two-day festival, in its 11th year, took place at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia.
June 11, 1992 |
The 14-city Tour de LaFrance stopped Sunday at the King of Prussia firehouse on Allendale Road, bringing 12 fully restored vintage trucks, among them an 1857 hand pumper, a 1929 hook and ladder, and a 1911 American LaFrance Metropolitan Steamer.
September 21, 1986 |
Call it the battle of the malls. David takes on Goliath. The upstart four-year-old Willow Grove Park mall vs. the granddaddy mall, the largest shopping center in the nation, the King of Prussia complex, which includes the Court and its adjacent sister mall, the Plaza. It is an unlikely matchup of retail wrestling between a young challenger and the champ in an industry not noted for public spats between competitors. In one corner, Willow Grove weighs in with 135 stores, while King of Prussia stands on the other side of the ring with about 350 stores.