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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 … more
Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. After more than a year of getting hammered by the Covid pandemic, small business owners deserve all the love they can get this year on Small Business … more
Getting a pair of new eyeglasses used to mean going to your optometrist, getting a full eye exam and then choosing a pair of frames from whatever modest assortment was on hand.  Not so … more
Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has performers from all over the country, but the ones from Northwest Philadelphia will hold their own this year. more
 (1935 / 86 minutes) Civilian everyman Robert Donat is on the run from a sinister ring of international spies and seeking to clear his name in director Alfred Hitchcock's espionage classic. more
If you happen to dine at three of the four White Dog Cafés in the region, you will see huge, spectacular paintings of dogs on the walls. You don't have to be an art maven or even a dog lover to appreciate them. more
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. more
In the era of Covid, the word “carrier” tends to take on a negative connotation, but when it comes to the term “mail carriers,” Tom and Jen Hasson are just what the doctor ordered for mail customers on their respective routes in Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. more
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. more
If you think you’re noticing an uptick in the number of Black female shop owners in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy in recent years, you’re not imagining things. more
Whether you’re shopping for a unique gift or browsing so you can drop hints when someone asks what you’d like for a present, the artwork and handcrafts on the Hill this season will draw you in. more
Things to see and do as the holidays arrive. more
With all the new gizmos and gadgets that children are plugging into electrical outlets nowadays, Beth Milley will have you know that the old school “vintage” toy are still among Villavillekula’s top selling items. more
Quintessence's Little Women: The Broadway Musical, Dec. 1-31 at the Sedgwick Theatre on Germantown Avenue, celebrates its return to in-person theater. more
Rashika West hit the ground running when she launched Essential Community Connections at 8030 Germantown on the first floor of the Venetian Social Club. more
Erika Richards is a professional illustrator who has mastered the technique of blending watercolor and Prismacolor pencils in her Afrocentric work, with an emphasis on black female portraiture. It is now on display through December at 8133 Germantown Ave. more
Fires in California, a lack of dock workers in France and a problem at the Canadian border are having a trickle down effect felt by shop owners on the Avenue. Shelves are not bare. Yet. But some coveted holiday items may be in short supply. more
Elodie Breslin, a seventh-grader at Our Mother of Consolation School on East Chestnut Hill Avenue, placed third in the city-wide art contest to design the "I Voted" sticker handed out at the polls this year.  more
On October 28, just two weeks ago, Woodmere purchased Saint Michael’s Hall.  On behalf of everyone involved on both sides of the transaction, including the Sisters of Saint Joseph and Woodmere’s Board of Trustees, I extend deepest thanks to the many organizations and individuals who assisted, helped strategize, and made philanthropic gifts to make this purchase possible. more
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