The 800 sq. ft. dwelling would be 36 feet from the original structure. The Philadelphia City Planning Commission recommended that the request to build the new unit be approved, provided that the idea of rotating it 90 degrees “is explored.”
Musicopia has now served about 360,000 students, including some in northwest Philadelphia.
Originally, they were just supposed to be up for just the holidays. In 1998, a group of local businesses decided to put up some holiday lights in a seven-block stretch of Germantown Avenue, centered …
The holiday season in Chestnut Hill is a wonderful tradition, kicking off in earnest with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday following Thanksgiving, and then Cyber Monday, Nov. 29. Giving Tuesday was conceived as a day to give back.
The Chestnut Hill Business Association is hosting Holidays on the Hill, an annual series of events and festivities that has been delighting residents since the mid 20th century.
This holiday season, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy student entrepreneurs join the traditional fun and festivities of Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe nights with a pop-up shop featuring their ventures.
Rarely if ever – just to understate the case by a country mile – have we needed a jolt of holiday spirit in the form of a feel-good Christmas movie.
This year, I’m celebrating and advocating the return of the Cookie Swap Party. After being on hiatus last year, the parties are back, and they’re a win-win for everyone involved.
If you are looking for a lap cat this winter, Hemmingway, is the cat for you! His foster parents describe him as the perfect foster—congenial to all other cats and visitors, playful, loving and tidy. He is about 9 months old and fully vetted.
As the world struggles to return to something close to what we once considered “normal,” it’s no less a compelling effort that we remember those who died as well as all that has …
Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” is one of the most beloved novels in the canon of Western literature, and a staple of holiday reading. Dickens never wrote a sequel.
The gardening experts of the Chestnut Hill Garden District Fund have a less exhausting leaf management routine to suggest, and if you do it our way, you’ll get mulch for your garden, better soil for your plants, habitat for wildlife, food for birds and you’ll put less of a burden on the city’s resources.
When members of Wissahickon Garden Club’s conservation committee learned about Longwood Garden’s work to reintroduce the Pink Lady’s Slipper orchid locally, they teamed up. Springside Chestnut Hill students took to the woods adjacent to the McCausland Lower School and gave the seedlings a new home.
A storybook soccer season came to an end for the boys of Germantown Academy last Wednesday afternoon, when a 10-game win streak for the Patriots ended with a 4-2 loss in the championship game of the …
While Breakthrough has been operating out of the GFS campus for 27 years, it is now an official part of the 175 year-old school.
Rep. Chris Rabb received three, very well written and researched letters from high schoolers in his district. Their teacher gave them an assignment to contact one of their elected representatives about one or more issues they cared about.
Representative Rabb has done a great job in representing the 200th legislative district. I am writing this today to urge him to prioritize passing legislation that increases equity in public school funding.
You'd have to read about 50 books and 2,000 Twitter tweets to learn what really happened during the race wars back in Plymouth Colony in the 1620s. Let us save you the trouble by leaving out the nasty bits and concentrating on the warm and fuzzy (where we can).