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Cover Up Your Television

safetvision.net television screen protectors!

Your partner’s three favorite things (in no particular order, of course) are you, your kids, and the fancy new high-definition television.

And rue the day the kids decide to turn the TV into a splatter paint canvas.

Which is why we think you’ll appreciate the SafeTVision screen protector. Made of clear acrylic, the cover keeps your beloved’s beloved flat-screen safe from harm caused by Wii remotes, crayons, curious fingers, and runaway baseballs (as if they would ever be inside your house!).

We tested the screen in our own living room and were surprised by how quickly it installed (for perspective, it took us two years to figure out the remote control). There were no ill effects on the image or reflection issues.

In fact, after we clipped it over the screen, we almost forgot it was there. Until we realized that instead of watching the kids like a hawk, we were actually watching the TV.

Available online at safetvision.net, $49-$129.

this week in philadelphia!
DEVOUR
PBandU Opens

What: The lunchtime staple gets gussied up with bacon, apples, and other additions ($3-$9).
Why: Just try denying him a sandwich stuffed with M&Ms and marshmallow fluff.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 6 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 163 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne (484-367-7799).

PLAY
Street Games

What: Turn off the TV for hopscotch, four square, and other free activities that encourage a healthy lifestyle (ages 6 and up).
Why: Show off fancy footwork during double Dutch.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: ParkWest Town Center, N. 52nd St., at W. Jefferson St. For info, call 215-688-1126. Register online at streetgamesphilly.eventbrite.com.

AMAZE
Creatures of Habitat
What: Stroll the grounds and see animals constructed from thousands of Legos while learning about vanishing species.
Why: The ginormous polar bear takes the cake.
When: Thru Oct. 31.
Where: Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Ave. (215-243-1100). Adults and children 12 and up, $18; children 2-11, $15; under 2, free.

Photo: Courtesy of Safetvision.net

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LOCATIONS
PBandU
163 E Lancaster Ave
Wayne, PA 19087
ParkWest Town Center
N 52nd St
@ W Jefferson St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
3400 W Girard Ave
@ 34th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-243-1100
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