Chestnut Hill Business District announces new Retail Recruiter

News July 29, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District announced last week that it had named Kathie Meadows as its new Retail Recruiter. She will replace Laurie Wrightman who held the position for just less than two years. Meadows has more than 20 years of experience in hospitality sales and marketing, with a strong background in retail and interior […]
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Little TreehousePlay Cafe closed

News July 28, 2014 0 Comments

The Little Treehouse Play Cafe, 10 W. Gravers Lane, which opened to considerable praise and fanfare five years ago, appears to have finally gone quietly out of business sometime in June. The business had reduced its hours recently to Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Weekends. In May it reported on Facebook and Twitter that the building had […]
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‘One Man’s Trash’ in park: tires and pregnancy test, etc.

News July 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Bradley Maule I knew when I started my year-long litter project that Devil’s Pool (in Wissahickon Park) is a perennial problem spot for trash. (That’s why there are at least three outdoor trash cans at the site.) I’ve also seen the area under the Henry Avenue Bridge in the aftermath of a party. But […]
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Art Splash scheduled at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

News July 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Siobhan Gleason Parents looking for a creative outlet for their kids or a way to meet up with other art-loving parents should visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art for Art Splash, a summer program in the main building every week until Sept. 1. Each week, a different masterpiece from the museum’s collection is celebrated […]
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Maximize minutes with your physician

News July 24, 2014 0 Comments

Every minute of a doctor appointment counts – there are only about 15 in a typical primary care visit. To get the attention and care you need and deserve while the clock is ticking, that brief encounter needs to be as efficient as possible. To make that happen, preparing ahead is essential. Before your visit […]
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Chestnut Hill: A squash powerhouse

News July 23, 2014 0 Comments

by Garrison Xian Chestnut Hill is famous for its architecture, stone paved roads, boutique shops and flowers. The neighborhood, however, is also known for something that most Hillers are unaware of: Chestnut Hill is a squash powerhouse. No, not squash the vegetable, but the racket sport in a four-walled room in which players alternate hitting […]
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‘Aaron & The Spell’ to close Pastorius Park concert series

News July 23, 2014 0 Comments

Aaron & The Spell will conclude the 66th Pastorius Park Concert Series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. with its eclectic blend of music consisting of the blues, folk, soul and indie rock. At the helm of Aaron & The Spell is Philadelphia-based artist Aaron Brown. As singer and songwriter of the band, Brown’s performances […]
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Moselle to leave Mt. Airy USA

News July 22, 2014 0 Comments

Elizabeth Mosells

by Sue Ann Rybak Elizabeth Moselle, director of Commercial Corridor Revitalization and Business Development for Mt. Airy USA and director of the Business Association of Mt. Airy, will resign at the end of July to accept a position with the Fairmount Park Conservancy, a nonprofit, collaborative partner of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department. She also […]
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Faster emergency care

News July 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Stephen Spencer When you hear “emergency department,” you likely think of long periods of time spent in a waiting room. That’s why the experienced ER team at Chestnut Hill Hospital is committed to working diligently to have you initially seen by a clinical professional within 30-minutes of your arrival. To demonstrate our dedication, we’ve […]
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Popular ‘Moonlight Movies’ return to Mt. Airy

News July 16, 2014 0 Comments

by Siobhan Gleason Thanks to a partnership between Mt. Airy USA, the Trolley Car Diner and the Free Library of Philadelphia, Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy are in their third year, and they have been steadily growing in popularity. This year, movies are being shown on Fridays at Lovett Park and and on Saturdays at […]
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