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Uniquely Media Holiday Gifts

Give a gift connected to Media or the surrounding area this holiday season.

Uniquely Media Holiday Gifts

Are you looking for a holiday present that is unique to this area?

Check out the list below for alternate gifts, such as memberships to local gardens or museums, tickets to local performances or books or movies with local ties.

Membership in Local Organizations

Tickets, Subscriptions or Gift Cards to Local Performances

  • (Media)
  • (Media)
  • (Chestnut Hill)
  • (Mt. Airy)
  • (Mt. Airy)
  • (Newtown Square)
  • (Newtown Square)
  • (Berwyn)


Books About the Area

Books by Local Authors or Set Locally

  • The Evil Mailbox And The Super Burrito by 10-year-old Media Elementary student Garry Wagner-Robertson
  • Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  • Books by Devon resident and author Beth Kephart
  • Chanticleer: a Pleasure Garden by Adrian Higgins
  • Bobos In Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There by David Brooks
  • The Ghosts of Duffy's Cut: The Irish Who Died Building America's Most Dangerous Stretch of Railroad by William E. Watson
  • The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan  
  • Ghosts in the Garden: Reflections on Endings, Beginnings, and the Unearthing of Self by Beth Kephart (set at Chanticleer)
  • Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor by Tad Friend   
  • Growing Up in Wayne by Henry DeWitt
  • The Blackbird Sisters series of mysteries by Nancy Martin
  • Strange but True by John Searles (murder after the Radnor High School prom)
  • Bluest Blood by Gillian Roberts
  • I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia by Gillian Roberts
  • Susanna Foo Chinese Cuisine: The Fabulous Flavors and Innovative Recipes of North America's Finest by Susanna Foo
  • Susanna Foo Fresh Inspiration: New Approaches to Chinese Cuisine by Susanna Foo
  • Father Sky by Devery Freeman

Books With Other Local Ties

Movies With Local Ties

  • Lovely Bones
  • Philadelphia Story
  • Sixth Sense
  • Wide Awake
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
  • Mad Men
  • Taps
  • Bazaar of All Nations

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