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June Staff Picks


By Rich Westcott
(Sports Publishing, 301 pages)

At a time when there isn’t even a remote prospect for a championship Philly sports team, a veteran Delco scribe vividly recounts our 17 championship seasons in the four major pro sports. It’s just what the doctor ordered to get us through what’s likely to be a frustrating summer—and beyond.

—J.F. Pirro


June 11 and 17 at BB&T Pavilion

No longer an FM upstart, 104.5 celebrates its ninth year by upping the ante, with two full days of music from the likes of the Lumineers, Twenty One Pilots, AWOLNATION and Florence and the Machine (pictured). Who says alternative rock is dead?

1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.

—Lisa Dukart


By Martha J. Van Artsdalen
(Arcadia Publishing, 128 pages)

Over the past 150 years, Haverford College has become a showpiece of beautifully curated and landscaped gardens and fields. Meander through time with a visual history of its arboretum in this new book by one of the folks who helped to shape it: its plant curator.