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Doug Wechsler, who has written 24 previous books about nature and the animal world and has taken most of the photos in them, specializes in researching information that is not widely known to the public. more
Students at Plymouth Meeting Friends School have been exploring the Quaker theme of Light this month and spent art classes in December creating clay luminaries, inspired by examples from around the world. more
Ron Bryant was born in Philadelphia and spent his youth in and out of foster homes. He tended to run away when foster parents became too protective of him due to his visual impairment. Despite his deteriorating eyesight, he always prioritized freedom of movement. more
Before the pandemic, photographer Amber Johnston was doing a lot of wedding and portrait photography, specializing in capturing intimate moments in the lives of diverse couples and families. more
An actor, writer and director, Hassan Al Rawas finds the time to spread his many talents between the U.S and Kuwait. more
“Really Good Tidings” includes Tony Braithwaite, Act II's Artistic Director who also directs the show; Renee McFillin and Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. more
When Dona Dalton received her BFA in sculpture from Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts) in the late 1960s, she did what most artists do. She got a job she hated. more
Gregory Funk translates 200-year-old recipes into food at the Wyck House. more
The Sivel Group invited visitors to their fire pit for Stag & Doe night. Cocoa and cookies were complimentary. The final Stag & Doe night of the year is Wednesday, Dec. 22. more
David Bradley is currently directing People's Light's world premiere musical adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” streaming a filmed version of the show from Dec. 24 through Jan. 6. more
Leon Tilson Burrows, the newly appointed Organist and Choirmaster at Grace Epiphany Episcopal Church in Mt. Airy, is a nationally recognized organist who brings a wealth of preparation and experience … more
Julia Blumenreich, a Germantown Academy fourth grade teacher, has written “The What of Underfoot” in which her poetry explores the effect of grief, loss, world politics and the relationship of nature to our lives and the lives of children. more
When Dr. Paul M. Farber was growing up in Mt. Airy, he was surrounded by history. He started with that in his talk on public art for the Chestnut Hill Conservancy last week. more
A new Philadelphia movement founded on the concept of a circular economy, which seeks to recirculate more and toss out less. And Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy are turning out to be little laboratories for demonstrating how well it can work. more
The City of Philadelphia announced on Monday morning that starting Jan. 3, 2022, any establishment in Philadelphia that sells food and/or drink for consumption onsite may only admit patrons who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  more
We have picked out stores in Chestnut Hill and Mt Airy that offer immediate gratification and, in many cases, unique gifts that cannot be found anywhere else. more
This holiday season make an effort to be more intentional with how you wrap your holiday presents. Each year, about 227,000 miles worth of wrapping paper gets thrown away - enough to circle the … more
We wanted to bring the Sound of Music song “My Favorite Things” to life with a local take on some of the iconic “things” from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. more
A personal chef makes her own spices. more
Longtime Mt. Airy resident Karen Bojar, professor emerita of English and Women's Studies at the Community College of Philadelphia, has been thinking for 20 years about the issues explored in her new book, “Feminist Organizing Across the Generations.” more
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