Bruce Munro show Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens to light up June 30 with Munro exhibit

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood Gardens will light up June 30 with eight huge new installations by Bruce Munro, including 18,000 stemmed bulbs in a Field of Light, 1,000 flamingos wading in a pool and projections on a canvas of 8,960 CDs. It’s been a decade since Munro, a British citizen known for large light displays he describes as immersive, first lit up Longwood …

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Longwood Gardens reopened Wednesday after visitor center crash

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Longwood Gardens reopened Wednesday. The Kennett Square, Pennyslvania, tourist magnet had closed last Thursday after a tractor-trailer truck drove into the gardens’ visitor center, Pennsylvania State Police said. The accident likely was caused by a mechanical problem. Longwood, a former du Pont estate turned regional attraction powerhouse, closed then and remained closed through the weekend. A spokeswoman said the …